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Personal Comfort at the Touch of a Button | Adjustable Bed Mattress

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

An Adjustable Bed Mattress – Personal Comfort at the Touch of a Button

Do you find yourself constantly tossing and turning all night long? Most likely, some of this discomfort is caused by your mattress. However, your bed frame could also be to blame. Many people find that upgrading to a newer and more comfortable mattress doesn’t always fix their sleeping problems. If you want to enjoy personal comfort at the touch of a button, you may want to look into getting an adjustable bed.

Adjustable beds come in a variety of sizes, materials and designs. You aren’t limited to buying an adjustable bed that looks like a hospital bed anymore. Adjustable beds are simply beds that have a multi-hinged lying surface. This surface can be changed to rest in a number of different positions. The most common adjustment on an adjustable bed is where the upper body and lower body are raised, independent of each other.

Hospitals have been using adjustable beds for years. For the past three decades, adjustable beds have been used more and more for home-care and for general public use. Adjustable beds have been found to alleviate certain conditions. Adjustable beds have helped patients with chronic back pain, neck pain, patients who have undergone surgery, patients with acid-reflux and more.

Adjustable beds are being used more in the home because of their increased features and unique designs. It used to be that adjustable beds were so noisy to adjust because the motor was extremely loud. The motor has now been put in a sound dampening encasement in order to make adjustable beds less noisy and more apt for home use. You can also choose from a number of different features for your adjustable bed. Adjustable beds now come with heat settings, massage settings, and many more.

If you are trying to sleep on the most comfortable surface, you may want to switch to an adjustable bed. You have a variety of different options to choose from and you can use virtually any type of mattress. People have been the most pleased with the latex mattress, memory foam mattress and top quality air mattress. Look into getting an adjustable bed for your home. You can experience personal comfort at the touch of a button.

Design a Dream Bedroom for Your Toddler With These 5 Easy to Follow Tips

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Design a Dream Bedroom for Your Toddler – 5 Easy to Follow Tips

It is so fun to create the perfect nursery. Often times, soon-to-be mothers enjoy the last few weeks before their baby comes adding finishing touches to the nursery. It can be just as fun to create the perfect dream bedroom for your toddler. And, chances are, your toddler will appreciate it more.

If you want to design a dream bedroom for your toddler, follow these five easy steps. You can ensure that your toddler enjoys their bedroom instead of it being the most dreaded room in the house.

1. First thing first…get rid of the crib. You can’t have the center piece of a toddler room be a baby crib. That completely defeats the purpose of a “toddler” room. You should transition your child into a toddler bed if he or she is able to climb out of his or her crib. You should also start using a toddler bed if your child is three feet tall, or taller. Experts also recommend that you move your child into a toddler bed once he or she is eighteen months old.

2. The new bed. Buy the toddler bed a few weeks in advance to making the transition. You can talk the new bed up and really get your child excited to sleep in a “big boy” or “big girl” bed. Tell you child that they can sleep in the new bed once they are ready to be a big boy or girl. This will help get them excited and make the transition a lot easier. Rocky Mountain Mattress can also help in this area, as we can build you a custom all natural latex toddler mattress.

3. The same position. Your child’s crib was probably in the same position the entire time your baby slept in it. If this is the case, your child is used to sleeping in particular part of the room. Put the toddler bed in the same position that the crib was in. This will help your child be more comfortable in the new bed.

4. Involvement. Once you have made the transition from the crib to the toddler bed, you are ready to start designing the room. Involve your child. He or she will enjoy their room a lot more if they are able to take an active role in helping design the room. Let your child choose the colors and the theme.

5. Bedding and accessories. Let your child pick his or her bedding and accessories. You can help guide your child into picking things that match, but they will enjoy the decision-making process. Choose bedding and accessories that match and that will give life to the room. This can be exciting for both you and your child.

If is so fun to design children’s rooms. You can make the transition from a nursery to a toddler room an easy one if you follow these steps. Make sure to involve your child to help him or her get excited about becoming a big kid.

Get a Better Night’s Sleep on a Latex Mattress | Custom Latex Mattress

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Get a Better Night’s Sleep on a Latex Mattress

Here is a sample picture of what the natural latex looks like:

all natural latex

There is nothing worse than tossing and turning all night long. Not getting enough sleep can lead to many problems throughout the day. Who wants to spend all day, every day completely tired? Who wants to yawn or fall asleep at work or at an important board meeting? Americans, in general, do not get enough sleep, nor do they get a good quality of sleep.

All that is about to change. Have you ever heard of latex mattresses? I remember exactly where I was when I first heard the term “latex mattress.” I remember thinking, “Latex mattress? How horribly uncomfortable.” I didn’t realize how completely wrong I was.

Latex mattresses actually rank the highest in customer satisfaction when it comes to comfort and support. People who try latex mattresses swear that they will never use another kind of mattress. These mattresses provide different people with different needs the optimal level of comfort and support.

Latex mattresses are so comfortable because of the way they are made. During the production process, liquid latex is formed. While the latex is being whipped or turned, tiny air pockets are left in the latex. Once the latex is heated and the foam is created, these air bubbles expand to form air pockets. These air pockets allow the sleeper to be completely comfortable and the mattress to be completely breathable.

Latex mattresses really are the answer if you can’t seem to be comfortable at night anymore. Latex mattresses come in a variety of sizes and qualities. Latex mattresses are more expensive than other kinds of mattresses, but it is money well spent. You will finally know what it is like to wake up feeling well-rested and full of energy. Latex mattresses, especially a custom latex mattress is/are the answer to a good night’s sleep.

To receive additional information on custom mattresses please complete our custom mattress form http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/blog/custom-mattress-tool or email us at info@rockymountainmattress.com
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Natural Latex Mattresses – Good For the Health

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Natural Latex Mattresses – Good For the Health

all natural latex

Latex mattresses are the most popular mattresses lately. Customers rate latex mattresses well above other types of mattresses in terms of comfort and support. Another reason why latex mattresses are so popular is because you can get 100% natural latex. These organic mattresses are popular among people who prefer organic and natural products.

Latex mattresses provide a great quality of sleep to all those who try them. Sleep is such an important part of our lives. We depend on a good night’s sleep to make it through the day full of energy. Sleep also plays a critical part in our body’s overall health. People who aren’t getting enough sleep or who aren’t getting a good quality of sleep are not as healthy as those people who do get the right amount and quality of sleep.

You might wonder where natural latex comes from. It comes from a special rubber tree, called the Hevea Brasiliensis. This rubber tree produces a sap, which is collected and processed to form latex mattresses. Don’t be frightened by the word “processed.” Just because the latex goes through a production process, doesn’t mean that it is laden with harmful chemicals.

There are two main ways to produce a natural latex mattress. The Dunlop method is the original method and is more commonly used. This method whips the liquid latex. As it whips the latex, it traps air inside the liquid. This is what creates the foam. Once the foam is formed, it is placed in a mold and heated. As the foam is heated, the air bubbles create the holes that provide so much comfort. The Talalay method is a more expensive method because there is more control in creating the foam core.

There is no doubt about it. Natural latex mattresses are good for your health. These mattresses are quite dense, so as to provide the proper level of support. Natural latex mattresses also relieve pressure points, soft and provide the sleep with the optimal level of comfort. Natural latex mattresses are naturally resistant to mold, mildew, dust mites. They are also hypoallergenic and anti-microbial. You don’t have to worry about sleeping on harmful chemicals anymore. Get a natural custom latex mattress from Rocky Mountain Mattress to increase your quality of sleep and your health.

To learn more, and see natural latex, just watch this natural latex video by Rocky Mountain Mattress:

To receive additional information on custom mattresses please complete our custom mattress form http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/blog/custom-mattress-tool or email us at info@rockymountainmattress.com
or call 1-866-733-3132.

Or click on our custom mattress tool, and build your own:

5 Herbal Remedies For Bed Wetting

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Herbal Remedies For Bed Wetting

Parents around the world have to struggle with their children through the nasty phase of bed-wetting. Some children are too lazy to get out of bed to use the bathroom. Other children don’t wake up in time to make it to the bathroom. Some children even have medical conditions that prevent them not wetting the bed. Luckily, there are many herbal remedies that can help children stop wetting the bed. Here are some of the most popular remedies that have been proven to work.

1. Be-Dry. Be-Dry is an all-natural herbal supplement that helps children stop wetting the bed. It is safe, non-addictive and FDA approved. It helps relieve nervousness at night time. Be-Dry also helps treat night time bladder incontinence. It drastically reduces bed-wetting. and promotes self-esteem. Instead of having your child wear big and bulky underpants, it is a supplement that they can actually take.

2. Equisetum arvense or horsetail has also been proven to help reduce bed wetting. A trained homeopathic practitioner uses the horsetail to help the child re-balance their system.

3. You can give your child two walnut halves and a teaspoon of raisins before they go to bed each night.

4. Chewing cinnamon bark has also been proven to help reduce bed-wetting.

5. Magnesium, Vitamin B2 and panthothenic acid are vitamins and minerals that can help reduce your child’s bed-wetting problem.

It can be extremely stressful for you, your child and your entire family if your child wets the bed. Some medications have been proven to be successful. If you aren’t comfortable going the medication route, you can try these herbal remedies. They, too, have been proven to work.

How to Eliminate Night Bed Bug Bites in Bed In 8 Steps

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

How to Eliminate Night Bed Bug Bites in Bed

Everyone has probably heard the saying, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” What some people don’t realize is that bed bugs are real. They are tiny, wingless bugs that like to hide in small cracks and crevices. They have flat bodies and are a reddish-brown color. Bed bugs are nocturnal and like to feast on human hosts while the hosts are sleeping. Good hygiene, clean bedding and mattress covers are great ways to prevent bed bugs. But, what are you supposed to do if you already have bed bugs?

1. Check around. Bed bugs like to hide in cracks and crevices that are close to where you sleep. The best places to check first are “tufts”, folds of mattresses and seams. Dark spots on your bedding or blood stains are also a good indication of a bed bug infestation.

2. See a specialist. It is important to seek the help of a specialist before going to any drastic measures. You probably want to see your doctor to confirm your bite marks. Bed bug bite marks usually appear in rows and can swell up to look like welt marks. You can also call in a bug specialist to see if they can locate the tiny creatures.

3. Sanitize. If you’ve identified that you do, in fact, have bed bugs, you need to sanitize everything. If you can afford it, throw your old mattress away and buy a completely new set. If money is tight, vacuum your mattress. Vacuuming your mattress can go a long way in helping to sanitize your mattress.

4. Don’t use an insecticide. Using an insecticide should never be used to get rid of bed bugs. Although it will kill the bed bugs, it will be harmful to you to sleep on the chemicals.

5. Wash it. Shampoo your mattress with a special mattress shampoo. Be sure to follow the manufacturers directions completely. Also, be sure to wash all clothing and bedding in extremely hot water. This will kill any remnants of bed bugs.

6. Vacuum it. Vacuum the mattress and your house thoroughly. Do it over and over and over again. You want to completely eliminate any signs or remnants of these bed bugs.

7. Exterminators. You can get rid of a small bed bug problem on your own. However, it is always best to call in the professionals. Professional exterminators can completely rid your entire home of bed bugs.

Bed bugs can infest your home in no time. The best thing to do if you think you have a bed bug infestation problem is to see a specialist and call in the professional exterminators. Don’t let bed bugs ruin your mattress or your home. Do what you can to remove the problem as soon as you can.

4 Ways How A Colorful Bed Set Can Bring Life To A Room

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Everyone deserves to enjoy their bedroom. If you are like me, you don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on remolding your bedroom. I know I have other things to buy instead of expensive, matching furniture and an expensive comforter set. However, I still would like to feel like I am going into a retreat every time I enter my bedroom. Did you know that a bed in a bag can do wonders in transforming not only your bed, but your entire bedroom? Here are four ways how a colorful bed in a bag can bring life to your boring and drab bedroom.

1. Inexpensive and Instant Makeover. If you have a budget to stick to, but would also like to revamp your bedroom, a bed in a bag set is just what you need. Designers often advice that if you want to spruce up your room but don’t have the time or money, a colorful bed in a bag set will do the trick. These sets are relatively inexpensive, quick to set up and easy to use.

2. Dull to Glam. There are so many different styles of bed in a bag sets. You are sure to find the perfect bed set to fit your style and match with the rest of the decor in your room and the rest of your house. You can feel like a star every time you look at your newly converted bed in a bag set.

3. Finally, a decorating solution. When we first got married, we had a homemade quilt on our bed. Every time I walked into our room, I felt so disconnected because the quilt didn’t match the decor of the room. You can easily find a bed in a bag set that matches your decor and follows clean lines or prints. Get a bed in a bag set if you want to feel connected with your room.

4. Bye, Bye Clutter. No one likes to walk into any room that has a ton of clutter, or any for that matter. Having a bedroom that is cluttered can make it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. A bed in a bag set comes with everything you need to hide all of that nasty clutter. It comes with a comforter, shams for your pillows, and a bed-skirt. The bed-skirt is the most important part if you want to hide things under your bed. You’ll be able to de-clutter your room and no one will even know.

It’s time to spruce up your bedroom. If you are looking for a quick fix that will help you stay under budget, start looking at bed in a bag sets. You’ll be able to create the perfect retreat in no time.

Thanks to AZ House Helper for providing us with these tips today, AZ House helper provides chandler cleaning services, and chandler maids that are second to none!

Related: The Bella Cottage Home Decor.

4 Ways To Reduce Bed Sores And Bed Ulcers

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Reduce Bed Sores And Bed Ulcers

Patients who are on bed rest tend to get bed sores and bed ulcers. What is a bed ulcer or a pressure ulcer? It is an area of skin that breaks down after you stay in one position for too long, without shifting your weight. The area is affected when there is constant pressure against the skin. This pressure reduces the blood supply to that area and the affected tissue dies. You can get ulcers if you use a wheelchair, if you are bedridden or even after short periods of time.

There are different stages of bed sores and ulcers. Stage 1 is when the area is reddened and is “non-blanch-able.” This means that the area does not turn white when you press on it. This is the first sign that a bed sore or bed ulcer is forming. When the skin starts to blister or forms an open sore, the area has moved to stage 2. During stage 2, the area of skin around the affected area may also be red and irritated. Stage 3 is when there is a breakdown of the skin. When this occurs, the skin looks like a crater. This is because there is damage to the tissue that is below the skin. The last stage is stage 4. Stage 4 is extremely serious. It occurs when the ulcer or sore has become so deep that there is muscle or bone damage. In some rare cases, it can also cause tendon damage or joint damage.

If you suspect that you are getting a bed sore or bed ulcer for any reason, it is important that you take necessary steps immediately.

1. Relieve the pressure. You can use pillows, special foam cushions or lambs wool to reduce the pressure that has build up in that area.

2. Treat. Treat your wound according to what stage it is in. Your doctor or nurse will provide you with specific treatments based on your individual case.

2. Avoid further trauma or friction. Use baby powder on the sheets to help reduce friction. You can also go to a medical supply store to see what products they offer. Often times, a memory foam mattress or mattress topper is an excellent way to minimize increased pressure, trauma or friction.

3. Improve nutrition. Make sure you are eating well and getting the nutrition you need. This is an important step in helping your wounds to heal quickly.

4. The right products. As mentioned before, memory foam mattresses are the best mattresses to use if you need to be in bed for an extended period of time. These mattresses distribute your weight evenly and reduce pressure points drastically. Memory foam mattresses are the ideal mattresses to use to reduce friction and are commonly used for bedridden patients or patients who have undergone surgery.

Bed sores and bed ulcers can make your health condition worse. These forms of trauma can get very serious in a short amount of time. Make sure you take the necessary steps to prevent and reduce bed sores and bed ulcers. Using a memory foam mattress is the best way to prevent such wounds.

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