Expert Mattress Advice


Do Memory Foam Mattresses Sag?

Memory foam sagging and the feeling of a sinking bed or sagging mattress is a very common problem for many people. Not all memory foam mattresses will sag but many do fail overtime as the foam begins to breakdown.

How long should a mattress last?

Every mattress and manufacturer of mattresses is different. But we always advise that your mattress should last for at least 8 years and be guaranteed for it's quality for 10 years.

Accreditation for mattress manufacturers?

Everyone should be accountable for the products they create and sell to customers. As well as holding a royal warrant for supplying Her Majesty The Queen, Glencraft is also a member of the National Bed Federation.

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Should I Buy A Mattress In A Box?

If you are looking for an affordable mattress with a free trial and quick delivery then a mattress in a box might be right for you. But where do you start? 
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Can napping help you feel less tired?

You may not know this but more than 85% of mammals sleep for short periods of time, making humans the minority as we separate sleep and awake (gen...
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Should I buy feather or down pillows or duvets?

The most immediate difference you’ll see is that feathers have a noticeable quill, which is the sharp bit that sometimes pokes you through the sheets.

Feathers are firmer and more structured than down and therefore offer more support.
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The best affordable luxury mattresses for 2018

Forget something rolled up, made of foam and squashed into a box. These are our 3 top picks for an affordable luxury mattress in 2018. 
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Mattress Topper For Back Pain

Suffering with back pain is something everyone would like to avoid. Back pain can be caused from a wide range of issues and curing it a long process. For some they will always have some residual back pain so prevention is particularly important. 

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Most ethical mattress choice you can make

The support we receive from our clients is incredible. They know how proud we are about the luxury mattresses we create and in turn they are proud to support this historic business.

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How good is horsehair in a mattress?

Horsehair is the ultimate natural material to use in a mattress. If you look at the top end mattresses you find that they all use horsehair as a key breathable layer in their design.
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Best mattress for a side sleeper?

Side sleepers will generally find that a medium/firm mattress will provide the perfect level of support while they sleep. 

A firm mattress may create pressure points and pain for a side sleeper and should be avoided unless you suffer from back aches and pains. 

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How often to turn a mattress?

If your mattress is designed to be flipped and turned then we recommend doing this at least every 3-6 months. The more regularly the mattress is rotated and flipped the better for comfort, support and longevity.

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