• If you want a mattress with good and comfortable “live” conforming support, you need one with an innerspring unit under a layer or layers of naturally cool latex.   The combination of a good innerspring unit and appropriate foam padding is at the heart of all of the best mattresses made.  I just described a “hybrid” […]

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  • December 23, 2016 - Marshall Coyle

    BETTER MATTRESS CHOICES FOR 2017

    You may be reading this because you have already discovered how it difficult it is to intelligently shop for a new mattress. If you find the shopping process uncomfortable, unpleasant, or irrational whether shopping in person, or navigating the Internet, you have a lot of company. My goal is to provide you with usable information […]

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  • Which Is Best: Platform Bed, Box Spring, or Foundation? The simple answer is, “all of the above”, but there are rules and differences for what goes best under and into each mattress. Follow the rules and you will find happiness in bed. The accurate answer depends on the type of mattress that will go on top. […]

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  • This article was originally published by the Baseline of Health Foundation. Carcinogenic Memory Foam Mattresses | Health Blog Date: 07/16/2016    Written by: Hiyaguha Cohen © 1999-2016 The Baseline of Health Foundation If you’ve ever shopped for a mattress, you know how gnarly the process can be. First of all, manufacturers sell the same mattresses under different […]

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  • December 4, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Amazon fake reviewers might be sued

    As I’ve postulated, you can’t always trust those amazon reviews. Marshall Read the original article here: http://fortune.com/2015/10/19/amazon-fake-reviews/ or below. _____________________________ Have you ever found yourself annoyed with glowing online reviews that don’t seem real? Amazon is, too. And now the retailers is taking the extraordinary step of suing the users who post them. In a lawsuit filed […]

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  • October 26, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    CertiPur US approval list 9/25/15

    This is a list of companies that use CertiPur US approved foams

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  • September 25, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Mattress Shopping 103

    continued from home page… My goal is to make you feel comfortable when you are in a typical mattress store or department. You will have a useful understanding of the way the mattress business and mattresses themselves work. You will understand much of the jargon the salesperson (Retail Sales Associate) uses to sell you mattresses […]

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  • A group of qualified researchers replaced the average 9.5 year old mattresses in 59 people’s homes with new innerspring mattresses of varying firmnesses, and then wrote a long scholarly report. All of the test subjects (people) had lower back pain.  This is the abstract that the National Institutes of Health make available on the Internet. In […]

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  • July 16, 2015 - Marshall Coyle

    Tempurpedic Sued Over VOCs & Memory Foam Safety

    Parts of this post originally appeared in Mattress Journal. www.mattressjournal.com View Original July 16th, 2015 tempur lawsuit A class action suit has been filed in California courts alleging thatTempurpedic’s memory foam mattresses contain harmful VOCs. The lead plaintiff in the case, Michael Dodson, claims that Tempurpedic mattresses and pillows release volatile organic compounds which can […]

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