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Welcome to my Old Bed Guy website. I am the often-crabby little old bed guy. I have been involved in the bed and bedding industry for over 60 years, and life in general, for more than 87 years. I have seen most since I cast my first vote in 1952. I hope to hang around a little bit longer to see who gets elected. Politics and the mattress industry seem to be in some kind of lockstep. A newspaper column I recently read called recent months the “post truth era”.
Truth can still be found, but you sometimes have to dig a bit harder. I try to hew to the facts when I find them. I still trust my own eyes and sense of touch when checking out mattresses in person, but struggle with the credibility of claims made by many websites. The most egregious are the Internet-only sites without any history and/or even a street address listed. And when it comes to trusting reviews, I find it difficult to use “trust” and “review” in the same sentence. I will try to explain what I mean later in this “lecture”. If I don’t get around to doing so you can find out how advertisers buy and place thousands of phony reviews without fear of paying a penalty by reading appropriate posts elsewhere on this site. READ MORE
Mattress Ratings From Consumer Reports- Which Mattress is Best?
Tests and results from a reliable source… READ MORE
Trustworthy or Not? —Sleep Like The Dead, Consumer Reports , Mattress Underground
If nature abhors a vacuum, opportunists are always ready to make money by exploiting the fears to be found in the minds of almost all mattress shoppers. And that is the message I am trying to impart in this post. The mattress industry as a whole, has intentionally made it as hard as possible to comparison shop for a mattress.... READ MORE