Yogabed Update (2018)

Yogabed Update (2018)

In late 2016, shortly after our original review of the Yogabed, Yoga Sleep introduced a second model, the Unplug. Then, a little more than a year later, on January 16, 2018, Yoga Sleep merged with Marpac, the maker of white noise machines, adding Yogabed mattresses to...
Fibro-Pedic and Soft-Pedic

Fibro-Pedic and Soft-Pedic

Latex Beds by Selectabed The First Latex Mattresses Latex (then called “foam rubber”) was used in mattresses before memory foam mattresses were invented: In 1931, Dunlop Tyre and Rubber Company sold the first latex mattress, made with the firm’s...
Sealy

Sealy

It Began with Cotton Sealy started in 1881, when Daniel Haynes made a cotton-filled mattress for a neighbor in Sealy, Texas. Other neighbors and family members asked for mattresses, and this owner of a cotton gin became a mattress manufacturer. In 1889, Haynes...
Snuggle-Pedic Mattress

Snuggle-Pedic Mattress

Now a Mattress Snuggle-Pedic broadened its product offerings in 2016, as the Snuggle-Pedic Mattress joined their top-rated pillows in the lineup. Key Features The Snuggle-Pedic Mattress is a bed-in-a-box model with only two layers and featuring the Airflow Transfer...
Boyd Sleep Memory Foam Mattresses

Boyd Sleep Memory Foam Mattresses

On the Leading Edge of Specialty Sleep In 2017 Boyd Sleep became the new name for Boyd Specialty Sleep. This was more than a cosmetic change, an aesthetic streamlining of the name and logo. It reflected a real change in Boyd’s product lines. With the inclusion of...
Inflatable Guest Beds by Boyd Sleep

Inflatable Guest Beds by Boyd Sleep

Boyd Guest Beds Among its other products, Boyd Sleep has Guest Beds. Most of the beds pictured in this category are inflatable mattresses. A few are cots, and one is a thin roll-out mattress for the floor. Most of the inflatable beds – also called “occasional use air...
Boyd Air Beds

Boyd Air Beds

From Water to Air Boyd Sleep (formerly Boyd Specialty Sleep), a manufacturer of waterbeds for 40 years, has made adjustable airbeds for 30 years, almost as long as Sleep Number. The SensAire brand by Boyd is now Night Air with its own website and Facebook page.   ...
Boyd Sleep

Boyd Sleep

From Waterbeds to a Diversified Product Line A Student’s Project In 1977, waterbeds were popular, and they were gaining market share at the expense of innerspring mattresses.  A college business student named Dennis “Denny” Boyd devised a business model for one of his...
Air-Pedic 700

Air-Pedic 700

A Little Higher and Plusher The 11” high Air-Pedic 700 is the next Air-Pedic memory foam adjustable airbed above the 10” Air-Pedic 500. Where the two models differ is in the depth of the memory foam, 1” in the 500 and 2” in the 700. They both have 2” of...
Air-Pedic 1200

Air-Pedic 1200

The Ultra-Luxury Airbed At 13 inches high, the Air-Pedic 1200 is not the highest adjustable airbed by Air-Pedic (a brand of Selectabed), but it is billed as the most luxurious. Selectabed compares it to the now discontinued x12 by Sleep Number (another example of SN...