Category Archives: Mattresses Seattle

3 Mattress Shopping Rules Honest Retailers Wish You Knew

Field of yellow flowers with headline: 3 mattress shopping rules honest retailers wish you knew

When it comes to mattress shopping, hindsight is 20/20. This we know. You trusted a retailer with whom you did not have a “know, like, and trust” relationship, and he said he’d get you a good deal. You fell for his story about new, magical mattress materials that suddenly eliminated the need for flipping. (As if.) But […]

Moving to Seattle? Here’s where to buy the best mattress.

Best Place to Buy a Mattress in Seattle

Just found out you’re relocating to Seattle? Congratulations! Over the next few days, weeks, and even months, you’re going to be making lots of decisions. From new living arrangements, to furnishings, to tracking down your go-to neighborhood grocery store, there’s a lot to think about. Moving to Seattle may feel like a big undertaking, but we can make at […]

Mattress Shopping in Seattle

mattress shopping Seattle

When shopping for mattresses in Seattle, you have choices – more than there are in most markets. But since you’re not out shopping for a mattress everyday, it’s hard to know where to start. Maybe you’ll read Consumer Reports, visit a mattress shopping forum online, or just check review sites like Yelp or Angie’s List. […]

The Great Affordable Mattress Search

affordable mattress search

So you’ve been out browsing a bit in the mattress market and you’re having some sticker shock. Mid-four figures for a mattress? Who’s got that kind of money? Well, some people do. And then there are the rest of us. If you’re looking for a high quality and affordable mattress, you’re reading the right post. […]

Mattress Shopping: It’s Not Rocket Science

Mattress shopping is not rocket science

Since 2009, as a resource for mattress shoppers, I have taught a class on “How to Shop for a Mattress.” I started it because so many people told us they would rather shop for a used car than a mattress. Some people went so far as to say they felt they needed a shower after being […]

What To Look For in a Non-Toxic Crib Mattress

Bedrooms & More Blog Non Toxic Crib Mattress

As a parent bringing a little one into your world, you want to make sure you’re giving your baby the best start possible. This includes selecting the right crib mattress. What really is a non-toxic crib mattress? What should you look for when shopping for a natural or organic crib mattress? It’s nearly impossible to […]

One-Sided vs Two-Sided Mattresses Quality & Value

Quality Two-Sided Mattresses

One-Sided Mattresses versus Two-Sided Mattresses by Jeff Garfield In the past 15 years, financial groups and retirement funds purchased all of the big “S” mattress brands – Sealy, Simmons, Serta, Stearns & Foster, and Spring Air – that you’re familiar with, and they started replacing the standard two-sided mattresses with one-sided, “can’t” flip versions. If […]

Differences Between Expensive & Cheap Mattresses

Comparing Mattress Cost and Materials

What’s the difference between a low cost mattress and a five thousand dollar mattress? Often, less than you think. Sometimes it’s just retail markup or the manufacturer’s name that makes for the added expense on the mattress cost. The modern mattress business has changed Since being taken over by private equity, and bed in the […]

Body Changes Causing Sleep Changes? Add a Mattress Topper!

Comfort for Changing Bodies

  This is my 45th year in the bedding business. I have developed a theory for how to determine the best mattress for changing bodies. Nobody, no salesperson, no doctor, no chiropractor, can tell you what mattress to want or need. That being said, there are two parts of your being; subconscious and conscious. When […]