Mattress

Sleep Shorts: Sleep Local!

Did you ever stop to think where your money goes when you make a purchase? Who are you supporting when you make a purchaser from a big box store? How about a purchase online? Consider this information from the folks at the 3/50 project: For every $100 spent in locally owned independent stores, $68 returns…

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Sleep Shorts: The 10-15 Minute Mattress Test

In the mattress industry this rule of thumb seems elementary, but you would be surprised by the amount of people that purchase a bed doing the “5 fingers tells me all push down test.” You know the maneuver that some do when they shop for beds. Pushing down on the bed with their hand and…

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Foam and latex are very, very hot – but cooler than ever!

A decade ago, who would’ve guessed that foam and latex suppliers would be using words like “magic” and “sizzle” to describe their offerings? But they are. Mattress manufacturers seeking to add pizazz to their lineups have embraced all types of specialty foams. Today’s foams are available in beautiful colors, cuts, convolutions and coring with myriad…

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Helping Parent’s Choose Quality Mattresses for Their Kids

“I’m an experienced pro in retail mattress sales, but the one area I would like to improve is how to gently take parents looking at the cheapest mattress they can find and reorient them toward the importance of the quality of their child’s sleep.”  If you have found yourself in this dilemma time in time…

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How to Buy the Best Mattress for You

When it comes to buying a mattress, how do you cut through the confusion and buy the one that will get you the best rest? To start, consider the most affordable mattress lines from the top brands like Sealy, Serta, and Simmons. And make sure you test-rest each mattress for at least 15 minutes – spending 5 minutes on…

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A Positive Spin on Local Skagit Valley Businesses

Here is a recent article about our sign spinners from the Skagit Valley Herald in recent news! Check out our “sign guys” in action! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfCJ6hTTxWs&w=560&h=315]  Positive spin Sign spinners put ads in motion By Mark Stayton @Mark_SVH BURLINGTON — In the traffic-packed aftermath of the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge collapse, when commuters and tractor-trailers…

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Seattle is known in the music industry as the inventor of the “grunge” era, but let’s not forget our friends in the rap community and one man put Seattle on the map.  Recently at Mattress Depot USA, we were asked our employees to share sales stories with fellow co-workers about how they took that sale…

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Most people automatically think that the mattress is the most important product for getting a good night’s sleep.  While it is true that sleeping on a great mattress with proper support will help you sleep better it is not the only necessary product needed for getting a great night’s sleep.  The other important products are…

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Stages of sleep Every 60-100 minutes we go through a cycle of four stages of sleep Stage 1 is a drowsy, relaxed state between being awake and sleeping – breathing slows, muscles relax, heart rate drops Stage 2 is slightly deeper sleep – you may feel awake and this means that, on many nights, you…

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More than 40% of Americans have difficulty sleeping. This causes mental, physical, and emotional health problems for those Americans. If you are one of the 40% that has difficulty sleeping then your bedroom environment may be the source of this trouble. Here are some of the issues with some American insomniacs. Bedroom has too much…

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