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How long can you wait to open a vacuum packed mattress in a box?

How long can you wait to open a vacuum packed mattress in a box?

Jan. 31, 2023

It is generally recommended to open a vacuum packed mattress within a month of receiving it. This is because the mattress needs to be allowed to "breathe" and expand to its full shape and size before being...

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What is the highest angle a hospital bed can be set to?

What is the highest angle a hospital bed can be set to?

Jan. 30, 2023

The highest angle at which a hospital bed can be set to can vary depending on the type and model of the bed. Generally speaking, the head section of a hospital bed can typically be adjusted to an angle of up to ...

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Do they still make flippable mattresses?

Do they still make flippable mattresses?

Jan. 29, 2023

Yes, flippable mattresses are still available. These types of mattresses have two sides that can be used, with one side typically featuring a firmer support layer and the other a softer comfort layer. (actually not ...

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What is a trundle bed?

What is a trundle bed?

Jan. 28, 2023

A trundle bed is a type of bed that features a low, rolling platform or drawer underneath the main bed frame. This platform can be pulled out to reveal a second bed, typically a twin size, that can be used for extra...

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Should I buy a mattress online?

Should I buy a mattress online?

Jan. 27, 2023

It depends on your personal preferences and the specific mattress you are considering.(if you can truly sleep on anything then online purchasing is not a bad idea).Online mattresses can be a convenient and cost-effe...

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Does anyone in Ontario make queen over queen size bunk beds?

Does anyone in Ontario make queen over queen size bunk beds?

Jan. 26, 2023

Yes, some manufacturers do make queen over queen size bunk beds. (100% true). These beds are typically custom-made and can be more expensive than traditional twin over twin or full over full bunk beds. (T...

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What’s more comfortable a futon mattress or cheap regular mattress?

What’s more comfortable a futon mattress or cheap regular mattress?

Jan. 25, 2023

Comfort is a subjective measure and can vary greatly from person to person(True).A futon mattress is typically made of foam or cotton and can be folded in half to double as a couch.(The good ones are). A ...

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What’s the best type of spring coil to use in a mattress?

What’s the best type of spring coil to use in a mattress?

Jan. 24, 2023

The best type of spring coil to use in a mattress depends on the individual's preferences and needs. Some types of coils that are commonly used in mattresses include: Bonnell coils: These are the most ...

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Do thicker mattresses last longer?

Do thicker mattresses last longer?

Jan. 23, 2023

Thicker mattresses may last longer than thinner mattresses, but this is not always the case. (but not because they are thicker)The durability of a mattress is determined by the quality and construction of the materi...

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Do I need to replace my box springs when I buy a new mattress?

Do I need to replace my box springs when I buy a new mattress?

Jan. 22, 2023

It is not necessarily required to replace your box springs when purchasing a new mattress, but it is recommended to do so if your current box springs are worn or damaged. (100% true but it's often difficult for ...

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What does it mean when a mattress salesperson says a model waterfalls?

What does it mean when a mattress salesperson says a model waterfalls?

Jan. 21, 2023

When a mattress salesperson says a model "waterfalls," it likely means that the mattress has a design feature that allows for the gradual sinking or "waterfall" of the mattress as you lay on ...

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What’s the main reason people buy a hospital bed instead of an adjustable bed?

What’s the main reason people buy a hospital bed instead of an adjustable bed?

Jan. 20, 2023

The main reason people buy a hospital bed instead of an adjustable bed is because hospital beds are specifically designed for medical use and have features that are not found on adjustable beds. These featur...

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What lasts longer a soft mattress or a firm mattress?

What lasts longer a soft mattress or a firm mattress?

Jan. 19, 2023

It is difficult to say which type of mattress (soft or firm) will last longer as it depends on several factors such as the quality of materials used (it's not difficult at all to say firmer mattresses have a lon...

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Can I use my existing mattress on a hospital bed?

Can I use my existing mattress on a hospital bed?

Jan. 18, 2023

It depends on the size and type of your existing mattress, (there is virtually no regular mattress that will work properly on a hospital bed if you want to use any of its electrical functions)as well as the size and...

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What’s the most expensive ingredient you can put in a mattress?

What’s the most expensive ingredient you can put in a mattress?

Jan. 17, 2023

The most expensive ingredient that can be used in a mattress is probably latex. Latex is a natural material that is derived from the sap of rubber trees and is known for its durability, comfort, and support....

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What are the most common mattress sizes in Dubai?

What are the most common mattress sizes in Dubai?

Jan. 16, 2023

The most common mattress sizes in Dubai are similar to those in Europe and North America, (100% not true North American sizes are different and measured in inches)but dimensions may vary slightly between manufacture...

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Does a pillow top mattress feel different than a regular one?

Does a pillow top mattress feel different than a regular one?

Jan. 15, 2023

A pillow top mattress typically has an additional layer of padding on top of the mattress, which can provide a softer and more cushioned feel than a regular mattress. (A pillow top layer is simply a cosmetic differe...

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Why was the California king size mattress invented?

Why was the California king size mattress invented?

Jan. 14, 2023

The California king size mattress was invented to provide more space for tall people, who found that traditional king size mattresses were too short for them. (This is true but I've always wondered why t...

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What are the most common mattress sizes in Europe?

What are the most common mattress sizes in Europe?

Jan. 13, 2023

The most common mattress sizes in Europe are: Single/Twin: 90x200 cm Double/Full: 140x200 cm Queen: 160x200 cm King: 180x200 cm Super King: 200x200 cm Please note that these measurements may vary sli...

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What are the key factors I should use when selecting mattresses for a school dormitory?

What are the key factors I should use when selecting mattresses for a school dormitory?

Jan. 12, 2023

When selecting mattresses for a school dormitory, some important factors to consider include: Durability: Mattresses in a dormitory setting will likely see a lot of use, so it's important to choose a model...

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What’s the best hospital bed mattress to help stop bed sores?

What’s the best hospital bed mattress to help stop bed sores?

Jan. 11, 2023

A pressure-relieving mattress is the best type of mattress to help prevent bed sores, also known as pressure ulcers. These types of mattresses are designed to redistribute a person's weight and alleviate pressur...

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How do mattress warranties work?

How do mattress warranties work?

Jan. 10, 2023

Generally speaking, a mattress warranty is a guarantee from the manufacturer to repair or replace a mattress with physical defects within a certain period of time. Warranties typically last between 5-20 years, but s...

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Do all mattress sizes feel the same?

Do all mattress sizes feel the same?

Jan. 09, 2023

The size of a mattress can affect the overall feel and comfort of the bed, but it is not the only factor that determines how a mattress feels. (pretty much not true except with mattresses that have a very firm foam ...

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Can you stack two mattresses together for more comfort?

Can you stack two mattresses together for more comfort?

Jan. 08, 2023

Yes, it is possible to stack two mattresses together for more comfort. This can be done by placing one mattress on top of the other and using a mattress topper or pad to hold them together and smooth out any gaps be...

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Are memory foam mattresses a good choice if you have medical or mobility issues?

Are memory foam mattresses a good choice if you have medical or mobility issues?

Jan. 07, 2023

Memory foam mattresses can be a good choice for people with mobility issues because they are generally very comfortable and supportive. (stongly disagree because memory foam’s ability to form to your b...

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Can someone cut my mattress and make it a different size?

Can someone cut my mattress and make it a different size?

Jan. 06, 2023

Yes, it is possible to have a mattress cut down to a different size. This is a process called "resizing." There are companies that specialize in resizing mattresses, but it can also be done by a skilled up...

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Are thicker mattresses more comfortable?

Are thicker mattresses more comfortable?

Jan. 05, 2023

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as comfort is subjective and can vary from person to person. Some people may find a thicker mattress more comfortable, while others may prefer a thinner one. It...

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What’s the best mattress for a bad back?

What’s the best mattress for a bad back?

Jan. 04, 2023

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the best mattress for a person with a bad back depends on the individual's specific needs and preferences. (Good answer) Some people find that a f...

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What’s the best mattress for isolating two people from each other's movement?

What’s the best mattress for isolating two people from each other's movement?

Jan. 03, 2023

There are several factors to consider when choosing a mattress for two people. Here are some things to consider: Motion isolation: If one person gets in and out of bed or moves around a lot during the nigh...

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Because they’re all the buzz right now I asked an AI what’s the best ingredient to put in a mattress?

Because they’re all the buzz right now I asked an AI what’s the best ingredient to put in a mattress?

Jan. 01, 2023

I actually asked the AI (artificial intelligence)three separate times what the best ingredients for a mattress are and those imperfect answers are reproduced verbatim below. The best part of each attempted answer i...

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