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  • How do I know if a mattress offers the right amount of support?

    Lay on your back on the bed and put your hand in the hollow of your back. You should be able to do this with a little resistance. If it is too difficult or too easy, the bed may not offer the right amount of support.

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What is a bed in a bag?

A bed in a bag is coordinated bedding set sold in a single package and usually comprises of a sheet, duvet cover and pillow cases.

What is a memory foam mattress?

Also called memory mattresses, this type of mattress is topped with a viscoelastic material which is temperature sensitive and moulds to your shape. They are a great option for those who have painful joints.

What sort of bed is best for a bad back?

Although in the past it was assumed that a hard bed is better for those with a bad back, in actuality, it is important that you choose a comfortable mattress with adequate support.

What is a divan?

A divan is a covered box used to support a bed. This is the most people type of bed in the UK.

What is an ottoman bed?

An ottoman bed is the perfect option for those who need more storage space as the mattress base can be lifted up in order to reveal hidden storage.

Which are the best mattress brands?

In the UK there are a number of great mattress manufacturers; three of the best include Sealy, Sleepeezee and Silentnight.

How long does a bed last?

On average, a bed should last between 8 and 10 years.

What is the difference between a double bed and a king size bed?

A double bed measures 135cm by 190cm where as a king-size bed measures 150cm by 200cm. A king-size bed is better suited for two people.

What is Egyptian cotton?

Egyptian cotton is one of the finest cottons in the world as the staple of cotton plants in Egypt is abnormally long.