5 Bed Tips for College Students

It’s August and that means back to school for many young adults. If it’s your freshman year, you may wonder what items you need to bring when it comes to your bed. Whether you are entering a dorm room or moving into off-campus housing, here …

To Fan or Not to Fan

Are you forever engaged in the great debate of whether to sleep with the ceiling fan on or not? Does sleep elude you without the sound of a fan running?  Can sleeping with a fan blowing on you make you sick?  Or is it good …

Get More Life Out of Your Mattress by Keeping it Clean

The average adult spends between five and eight hours every night on a mattress. Many mattresses contain sweat, blood, and urine, not to mention mold, mildew, dust mites, and other unmentionable creatures and such. Pets and small children increase the chances of unknown stains. So… …

The Mattress Capital Expands to North Myrtle Beach, SC

Wilmington, NC- The locally owned company, The Mattress Capital, announces the opening of its newest store in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The store, located at 1370 N. Highway 17 North, is now open. This is the second of four Mattress Capital stores scheduled to open …

Memory Foam or Spring Mattress?

Size and comfort level are the two most important things when buying a new mattress, but when you walk into a mattress store or begin your research online, you will find an overwhelming number of choices- pillow top, foam top, coils, springs, hybrids, adjustable, memory …

Choosing the Correct Mattress Size

You’ve got four choices of mattress size: twin, full, queen, and king, right?  Wrong!  There are actually several different choices for mattress sizes beyond those four.  Here’s a brief description of each size to help you decide on the perfect mattress for your needs and …

Sawing the Yule Log: How to Reset Your Holiday Sleep Pattern

The holiday season is upon us, and that means busy schedules, stress, traveling, late nights and festivities, and disrupted sleep patterns.  If you are lucky enough, the holiday season also means vacation time, which presents a fabulous opportunity to reset your internal sleep clock.  Even …

The Bad Mojo of Sleep Deprivation

How many hours constitute enough sleep?  Everyone has heard at some point in their life that a person needs a good 8 hours of sleep.  That number, however, is not set in stone.  For example, infants need about 16 hours of sleep a day, teenagers …