Can You Get Too Much Sleep?
21
May
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Can You Get Too Much Sleep?

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Most of us dream of the day we’d consider ourselves getting too much sleep… We’re always hearing about the dangers of a lack of rest at night, but what about the other way round? Let’s turn it on its head. So, can you get too...

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How to Sleep with Back Pain: A Helpful Guide
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May
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How to Sleep with Back Pain: A Helpful Guide

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With back pain being the largest single cause of disability in the UK, it’s no wonder that people are losing sleep. As experts in sleep, we’re eager to help the population with this problem. From finding the optimum sleeping position to ease discomfort, to the...

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What is Better; Memory Foam or Spring Mattress?
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May
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What is Better; Memory Foam or Spring Mattress?

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When it comes to investing in a mattress, the amount of choice on offer can feel overwhelming. A good quality mattress should last the distance, so it’s important to find your perfect night time companion to achieve a great night’s sleep every day of the...

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Napercise, the ’40 Winks Workout’
05
Jul
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Napercise, the ’40 Winks Workout’

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We see many wellness trends come and go, but you might be shocked to hear about the latest one – an activity known as ‘Napercise’. Proposed to be the answer for all of you sleep-deprived individuals out there, this 45-minute ‘workout’ involves napping at an...

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Simple breakfast ideas to help you wake up fast
28
Jun
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Simple breakfast ideas to help you wake up fast

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Another day, another struggle to wake up. Getting out of bed and ready for the day is one of the hardest tasks we face on a daily basis, and anything that eases the pain of this process is a winner. Sometimes coffee doesn’t have the...

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How long can you leave your new mattress rolled up?
06
Feb
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How long can you leave your new mattress rolled up?

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Compressed and rolled up memory foam mattress in a box Life doesn’t always go quite as planned, we get it. So what if your new mattress arrives but you haven’t got anywhere to put it? How long can you keep your new mattress rolled up?...

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Buy British memory foam mattresses – 5 brilliant reasons to buy British
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Feb
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Buy British memory foam mattresses – 5 brilliant reasons to buy British

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We’re the Memory Foam Warehouse team, proud British Mattress Makers since 2001. We design and produce all of our memory foam mattresses in our Yorkshire Mattress Factory and we have a great time while we’re doing it. In short, we’re proud of our British Mattress...

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Where to buy a caravan memory foam mattress topper?
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Feb
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Where to buy a caravan memory foam mattress topper?

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Travelling in a caravan is great fun. You can head off the beaten track, soak in beautiful views and have a laugh with your nearest and dearest. But all too often you have to sacrifice your comfort. At Memory Foam Warehouse, we think comfort should...

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The cheapest memory foam mattresses and toppers
06
Dec
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The cheapest memory foam mattresses and toppers

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If you’re looking for a cheap memory foam mattress or mattress topper but are concerned about quality, we’ve got something you’ll be glad to hear. It is possible to buy a high quality and cheap memory foam mattress, and you’re in just the right place too....

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Turning trash Into treasure! Our eco-mission with the kids at SCRAP creative Leeds
28
Nov
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Turning trash Into treasure! Our eco-mission with the kids at SCRAP creative Leeds

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We’ve learnt something new about mattresses this year – and it’s something you might find surprising. As it turns out, blissful sleep and luxurious comfort aren’t the only things they’ve got to give. Our Yorkshire mattresses are perfect for creating artistic masterpieces with too… The...

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The silent productivity killer costing UK businesses £109 MILLION every day
08
Nov
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The silent productivity killer costing UK businesses £109 MILLION every day

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In recent years, ‘perks of the job’ have taken on new prestige and importance. We celebrate Google and Facebook for their on-site gyms and recreational climbing walls. We aspire to be like Amazon and Apple, whipping up fresh nutritional meals for their staff on a...

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If you’re planning a lie in, here’s how to do it
25
Oct
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If you’re planning a lie in, here’s how to do it

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National Snooze Day is here and we’re so happy we would do a little jig (if we weren’t so tired). That’s right folks, an extra hour is coming our way this Sunday so it’s time to get your priorities right and starting preparing for the...

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9 benefits of a pocket sprung memory foam mattress
21
Oct
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9 benefits of a pocket sprung memory foam mattress

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Pocket springs have a wide range of benefits – so does memory foam. So why not join the two together? Introducing the pocket sprung memory foam mattress. Pocket springs are a brilliant source of support and comfort. Unlike traditional springs which are all interconnected, pocket...

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The best memory foam mattresses for different sleeping positions
20
Oct
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The best memory foam mattresses for different sleeping positions

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When you’re shopping for a new mattress, your favourite sleeping positions are a really important factor. Some mattresses are designed to suit a particular kind of sleeper – for example someone who sleeps on their side. Other mattresses are designed to accommodate a range of...

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Can a mattress topper make a bad mattress good?
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Oct
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Can a mattress topper make a bad mattress good?

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A mattress topper is a great way to add new life and comfort to a tired mattress. However it’s important to note that a topper will not fix a bad mattress. Your existing mattress must be in fairly good condition, without tears lumps or sags,...

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Considering buying one of these mattresses? Read this first…
18
Oct
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Considering buying one of these mattresses? Read this first…

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Thinking about buying a new mattress? Let us guess – it’s got a really fancy website, a random celebrity endorsement and it’s the ‘best mattress in the world’. Quite frankly we’re fed up. When you’re buying a new mattress, you want to know it’s a...

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Top 10 memory foam mattress topper reviews
17
Oct
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Top 10 memory foam mattress topper reviews

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We work tirelessly in our Yorkshire factory to provide our customers with quality, UK-made memory foam mattress toppers at affordable prices. But do we pull it off? We’re handing the mic over to our lovely customers who are going to tell you exactly what they...

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7 silly sleep words that will make you instantly interesting and hilarious
12
Oct
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7 silly sleep words that will make you instantly interesting and hilarious

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At Memory Foam Warehouse we love to talk about sleep. On the phone, in the pub, at the hairdressers … we can’t get enough of it. But for many people sleep isn’t a go-to topic. Which we think is a bit of a shame. So...

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Top 10 tips: How to take the perfect nap
09
Oct
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Top 10 tips: How to take the perfect nap

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According to the Journal of Sleep Research, even 6 minutes of shut-eye can positively impact your mind by improving your long-term memory and your ability to recall facts and knowledge! So if you want to get on-board the napping train, try these top 10 tips:...

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How to care for a memory foam mattress
09
Oct
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How to care for a memory foam mattress

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Good quality memory foam mattresses are well known for their durability – and with hardly any effort on your part! Take a look at our 5 tips on how to care for a memory foam mattress, and you’ll sleep like a dream for up to...

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The sleeping habits of the rich & famous
02
Oct
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The sleeping habits of the rich & famous

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Beauty sleep might sound like something from a fairy-tale, but getting enough zzz’s on a night really does show. If there’s one group of people who advocate this more than anyone, it’s celebrities. They look impossibly stunning on the red carpet … so it’s no...

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How long does a memory foam mattress last?
30
Sep
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How long does a memory foam mattress last?

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Memory Foam Mattresses are championed for their durability, and so can last longer than this if looked after properly. We’re happy to share our general expectations with you, but we must emphasise that these are not definite answers. The Sleep Council recommends replacing your mattress...

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Memory Foam Warehouse vs. Tempur: Which is best?
11
Sep
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Memory Foam Warehouse vs. Tempur: Which is best?

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When it comes to Memory Foam Mattresses, one of the first names that spring to mind is Tempur (we know they’re often on our mind!). Tempur mattresses are held in high esteem by many – which means their products are often accompanied by a very...

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10 brutally honest reasons why people who tell you to sleep without your phone are wasting their breath
11
Sep
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10 brutally honest reasons why people who tell you to sleep without your phone are wasting their breath

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Recently, technology and sleep have become the topic of much debate. Well not so much debate as “health guru” journalists telling us to shut down technology 3 hours before bed – and then going home and probably not doing it themselves. We know all about...

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Can you turn a memory foam mattress over?
28
Aug
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Can you turn a memory foam mattress over?

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In short, no. You should not turn a memory foam mattress over. However that’s not to say they’re totally maintenance free – all mattresses benefit from a little TLC to prolong their life and quality. You just need to know what’s right for your type...

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How to schedule your sleep around your newborn’s sleeping patterns
21
Aug
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How to schedule your sleep around your newborn’s sleeping patterns

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Welcoming a new baby is an exciting time for any family, but having a little one in the household can take its toll on your sleep. While newborns do spend a lot of time sleeping – typically between 16 and 18 hours per day –...

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What is foam density and how does it affect my mattress?
09
Aug
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What is foam density and how does it affect my mattress?

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Foam density is the mattress equivalent of the offside rule. It’s a vague and unexplained concept for sleepy shoppers. Does it make a mattress firmer or softer? Does it make it last longer? How do we measure it? And ultimately – does it matter? Well...

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IKEA mattress sizes | Memory foam mattress size guide
08
Aug
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IKEA mattress sizes | Memory foam mattress size guide

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If you’re a fan of flat-pack furniture, you’ve probably realised that IKEA mattress sizes aren’t the same as UK standards. As a large international retailer, IKEA mattresses aren’t solely designed for UK customers. So, true to its Swedish roots, IKEA mattresses are made to European...

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Which memory foam mattress Is best for lower back pain?
03
Aug
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Which memory foam mattress Is best for lower back pain?

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According to medical research, over half of UK adults suffer from persistent neck and back pain. That’s a lot of people! If you often wake up feeling achy and sore, don’t worry – there are ways to ease the pain. How a memory foam mattress...

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10 free, easy & environmentally-friendly ways to get rid of your old mattress
03
Aug
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10 free, easy & environmentally-friendly ways to get rid of your old mattress

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We all know the golden rule of mattress shopping: don’t get rid of your old mattress before your new one arrives. So what happens when your new Memory Foam Warehouse mattress has been delivered and unrolled? Before the urge to chuck your pre-loved mattress into...

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How to make your memory foam mattress cooler
02
Aug
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How to make your memory foam mattress cooler

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Some of us are prone to over-heating during the night, no matter what the season. It can be a frustrating problem – but don’t worry, it’s one that can be eased. Here are 4 ways to make your memory foam mattress cooler. 1. Change your...

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Does your new memory foam mattress need breaking in?
27
Jul
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Does your new memory foam mattress need breaking in?

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When you unwrap your new memory foam mattress and lie on it for the first time, it might feel slightly firmer than you expected/remembered from the showroom. Don’t panic, you haven’t been sent a different model – it just needs a time to settle into...

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What is the best bed base for a memory foam mattress?
21
Jul
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What is the best bed base for a memory foam mattress?

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When buying a new memory foam mattress, it’s important to check that your bed base is suitable. Broken or poorly ventilated bed bases may interfere with the design of your mattress, damage your sleep, and reduce the lifespan of your new purchase. So what are...

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5 Types of memory foam mattresses
21
Jul
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5 Types of memory foam mattresses

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If you’re looking for a new mattress, but you’re not quite sure which one, check out these 5 top types of memory foam mattresses. From cool mattresses to orthopedic mattresses and everything inbetween, this overview will help you narrow your search and get well on...

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8 ways to combat Mondayitis
17
Jul
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8 ways to combat Mondayitis

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Mondays are the worst. There’s no two ways about it. You’re heading back to the office after a weekend of fun and games, with a long week ahead of you. It’s probably raining too – typical Monday behaviour. "Mondayitis is a feeling of weariness, sadness,...

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How to keep cool in bed: Six essential tips
22
Jun
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How to keep cool in bed: Six essential tips

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As we enter the summer months, the annual question of how to keep cool in bed comes to the front of our minds. Don’t worry, this year you won’t be struggling to sleep through the heat because we’ve got 6 essential tips that will keep...

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Don’t make the bed and enjoy a healthy sleep
21
Jun
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Don’t make the bed and enjoy a healthy sleep

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Making the bed is such a chore. Well, chore time is over. We’re here to tell you that making your bed actually interferes with the health of your sleep! So, untuck those covers and read on to find out why. How does making your bed...

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Start a new sleep schedule with the iPhone bedtime feature
14
Jun
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Start a new sleep schedule with the iPhone bedtime feature

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Struggling to get the sleep you need? Check out the iPhone’s Bedtime feature and sleep soundly night after night. Released last year, Bedtime has been helping users start and keep to a sleep schedule for months. But what is Bedtime and how and why should...

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How to sleep on a plane: Our top tips
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May
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How to sleep on a plane: Our top tips

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With summer fast approaching, it’s time to pack those suitcases and get ready for a jolly holiday. But where should you jet off to? While choosing a holiday destination, many of us shy away from long-haul flights, worried about having to endure hour after hour...

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What is memory foam? Why Is It good for mattresses?
26
May
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What is memory foam? Why Is It good for mattresses?

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We’ve all heard of the stuff, but what is memory foam, where did it come from, and why is it so good for our health? To fully understand the benefits of a memory foam mattress, let’s take a closer look at this clever material. What...

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9 unique benefits of memory foam pillows
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May
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9 unique benefits of memory foam pillows

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According to the experts at Physio Med more than half of reported neck problems are created by, are worse during, or are worse after being in bed. On average we spend 25 years of our life tucked up in bed, so even if you’re not...

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The national mattress scam
19
May
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The national mattress scam

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How would you feel if you found out that your newly purchased mattress had actually been dragged out of a skip? For a shocking number of people in the U.K this nightmarish situation is a reality. Hundreds if not thousands of consumers are being conned...

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What to wear to bed: The best sleepwear for a good night’s sleep
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May
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What to wear to bed: The best sleepwear for a good night’s sleep

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Choosing the right sleepwear can help you get the good night’s sleep that you deserve. Mainly it’s to do with body temperature (as well as comfort, obviously). So natural fabrics are the order of the day, in light of their ultra-breathability compared to synthetic materials....

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Move over breakfast in bed, dinner in bed is the new trend
25
Apr
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Move over breakfast in bed, dinner in bed is the new trend

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Dinner in bed is taking America by storm, with bed furnished restaurants popping up across the country. And this trend doesn’t stop in the USA, according to the Express, a quarter of us Brits are forgoing the dining table and sofa, opting to chow down...

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Why am I always tired? 6 common causes of daytime fatigue
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Apr
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Why am I always tired? 6 common causes of daytime fatigue

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Many of us think that daytime fatigue is just part and parcel of adulthood. But actually, there are some really common lifestyle choices which compound the problem. Don’t panic, they’re easy to tweak and manage. Take a look at these 6 common causes of fatigue...

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What are the best bedroom colours for sleep?
20
Apr
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What are the best bedroom colours for sleep?

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For those suffering from sleep deprivation, the answer to your sleep prayers may be within the four walls of your bedroom. According to experts, bedroom colour schemes can have a huge impact on the length and quality of your sleep. Colours aren’t just a pretty...

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How to clean a memory foam mattress
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Apr
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How to clean a memory foam mattress

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Like most things in our homes, the surfaces we sleep on need some freshening up from time to time. According to the Mirror, we should change our bed sheets once a week to maintain a healthy sleeping environment. But what about our mattresses? Fortunately, it’s...

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Memory foam pros and cons
03
Feb
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Memory foam pros and cons

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At Memory Foam Warehouse, we pride ourselves on providing honest and reliable mattress information. So today we’re bearing all and talking Memory Foam Pros and Cons. That way, you can decide for yourself whether we’re the ones for you (we’ve got our fingers crossed!). 1....

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