Is your pricey memory foam mattress just an IKEA one underneath?

When I first started writing about mattresses, it pretty much coincided with the birth of the entire “mattress in a box” industry. I had a front-seat view as this curious niche practically exploded overnight. Fast forward to now: globally there are at least 109 companies selling a memory foam mattress (or some mix thereof, such …

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Pocket spring vs Memory foam

Pocket spring? Memory foam? Hybrid!? Which is best for you? The mattress sector is full of wild claims and marketing hype. Let me sort the wheat from the chaff and finally answer this question. While these mattress types do have some similarities, first let’s look at what is different.   What are they made of? …

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Don’t get scammed – Best Mattress Toppers

The Slumberdown Airstream is perfect if you want a cooler mattress topper that’ll soften up a mattress but still has plenty of support. It’s designed with, you guessed it, Airstream technology, this provides little air pockets that allow air to flow through the whole thing. A great alternative to memory foam , this topper is …

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Brook + Wilde discount code

Brook and Wilde are one of the UK’s fastest-growing mattress sellers. They specialise in offering a custom ‘choose your firmness’ mattress: you can choose between soft, firm, medium-firm and extra firm depending on your preference. No other mattress brand offers the ability to customise your hardness or ‘feel’ like Brook + Wilde.  Make sure to …

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Best Mattresses that offer a Trial Period

Best Mattresses that offer a Trial Period

The way in which we shop for mattresses has changed over the last few years. Gone are the days when you had to lie on a mattress to make sure that it was comfortable for you. Gone are the days when you had to negotiate the price with the salesman. And gone are the days …

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Hyde & Sleep Mattress Reviews

Hyde & Sleep (or H&S), by Dreams Ltd, are one of the original mattress-in-a-box companies in the UK. They actually sell a few different mattress models in the UK, which can get a bit confusing. I have explained each of them here separately below: click through to read more on each ‘variety’ and I will …

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Owl and Lark Offer Codes

Owl and Lark offer codes

About Owl and Lark Owl and Lark are a new company in the world of mattresses. Owl and Lark’s mission is to help you optimise your sleep so that you can be at your best each day. Upon first look at their website, it seems that they are profoundly serious about their mission. The Owl …

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Do UK mattresses contain fibreglass?

Whether you call it fibreglass, fibre glass or the US spelling “fiber glass”, you’ve perhaps seen a lot of media coverage lately about mattresses containing dangerous fibreglass. I’m receiving quite a lot of comments and emails about this issue, normally every time there’s an article appearing in the media – such as this Metro.co.uk article …

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