What Is a Talalay Latex Mattress?

Why You Need to Sleep on a Talalay Latex Mattress Latex mattresses are growing in popularity. Many consumers opt for natural, unprocessed latex straight from the rubber plant. While natural latex is organic, it can have inconsistent strength and density on the surface of the mattress. As a result, the mattress cannot be both supportive…

The Dangers of Sleeping on a Toxic Mattress

Dangerous chemicals permeate our world. They are released into the air and dumped into our rivers and lakes. They even surround us as we sleep. Researchers have linked toxic mattresses to several negative health effects, some of them severe. While some of these mattresses have superficially attractive qualities, the truth is there are superior alternatives.…

Gel vs. Memory Foam Mattresses: Which Is Better?

Key Differences Between Gel and Memory Foam Mattresses Mattress technology has evolved at a breakneck pace over the last few decades. Gone are the days where you walk into a department store and choose the most comfortable bed from the selection at hand. Nowadays, you can choose between different densities, materials, toppers, and more. From…

What Sets a Luxury Mattress Apart From a Trendy Budget Mattress?

Luxury Mattress vs. Trendy Budget Mattress: The Hard Facts Many companies are taking advantage of the trend toward budget mattresses and “mattresses in a box” to sell customers subpar and low-quality products. While it’s understandable for a mattress shopper to want the best deal, there’s a difference between getting a bargain and getting bamboozled. There’s…

What Makes a Gel Mattress Better Than a Memory Foam Mattress?

3 Ways Gel Mattresses Beat Memory Foam When shopping for a mattress, your choice may come down to two top materials: gel or memory foam. Deciding between a gel mattress and a memory foam one takes learning what you’d be getting out of each. The more you know about the fabrics, cleanliness, durability, and comfort…

What’s the Difference Between Intellibed’s Gel Mattress and Gel Foam?

Have you compared mattresses lately? Years ago, when people walked into a department store or mattress store and tested out floor models, they simply chose the one that felt the most comfortable. The biggest decision was choosing between soft, medium or firm. Now they come with a dizzying variety of options. People wonder what’s the…

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What’s the Best Hypoallergenic Mattress for Allergies and Asthma?

Benefits of a Hypoallergenic Mattress for Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Is your mattress making you feel sick? The average person spends a third of their life sleeping, so if your mattress is not a hypoallergenic mattress, it may contain materials that irritate your allergies or asthma symptoms, your respiratory irritation may be worse than it needs…

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Reasons to Buy a New Mattress

If you’re still using that lumpy old mattress, chances are you aren’t getting a good night’s sleep. When you a buy a new mattress from Intellibed, you’re purchasing a product made from Gel Matrix™, the best pressure relieving material ever created. Our mattresses are ideal for anyone suffering from sleep-inhibiting ailments like chronic pain or…

Understand health risks of common mattress materials.

The Dangers of Fire Retardant Mattresses

Flame retardants are commonly used in furniture, electronics, appliances and traditional mattresses. The most common harmful chemicals used to make mattresses flame resistant are petrochemicals, polyurethane, polyvinyl chloride, formaldehyde and phthalates. This means that while you’re sleeping you are exposed to dangerous chemicals. This is even more dangerous for babies and children. Scientists have found…

MATTRESS MATERIALS AND HEALTH CONCERNS, (WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO SLEEP SAFE).

  Comfort and support aren’t the only requirements to consider when buying a bed, safety is of paramount importance. Considering the number of hours you spend in close physical proximity to your mattress, knowing what it’s made of is critical. The biggest health concern with nearly all mattresses today is chemical off-gassing from the synthetic…

Understand health risks of common mattress materials.

What You Don’t Know About Your Bed Can Hurt You. (Understanding the health risks of common mattress materials.)

Typical mattresses today consist of three main layers: an inner support layer, a cushioning layer above that, and a quilted top layer. Each layer is made of different materials that can affect your health. In fact, mattress materials can pose a scary range of health issues, from back problems and pain to allergies, even serious…

Mattress Toxicity

As you go about your cleaning ritual, mattress toxicity may not be one of your concerns. When you clean your home, your focus may be on using anti-bacterial cleaners in your bathrooms, kitchen, and even on your laminate, wood, or tile flooring. Getting your home environment to be not only clean but free from disease-causing germs is important. Unfortunately, with focusing on…