Memory Zone Mattresses

Memory Zone Mattresses

The More Affordable Selectabed Memory Foam Mattress        A “New” Brand from the Old The Selectabed 2000 and Selectabed 5000 memory foam mattresses were replaced by the Memory Zone brand. Essentially, these Selectabed models were rebranded when upgraded. More...
The Essential by Casper Sleep

The Essential by Casper Sleep

Casper Sleep’s Economy Model Economy Models A few of us may remember when the Volkswagen Beetle became popular, when Ford introduced the Pinto, then the Maverick, Chevrolet brought out the Luv pickup, and Ford the Courier. These were economy model vehicles, sharing...
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...
Tencel (Lyocell)

Tencel (Lyocell)

The Third Generation Cellulosic Fiber First Generation The first, best known, and most common cellulosic fiber is rayon (viscose). Both natural and artificial, cellulosic fibers are manufactured fibers produced from a natural substance – cellulose. Cellulosic fiber is...
TEMPUR-Flex Collection (2017 Update)

TEMPUR-Flex Collection (2017 Update)

The New TEMPUR-Pedic Hybrid Line In 2013, TEMPUR-Pedic branched out from their all-foam mattress product line when it introduced the TEMPUR-Choice Collection, consisting of hybrids of memory foam and air support. Two years later in 2015, the company rolled out another...
Allergy Standard Limited (ASL)

Allergy Standard Limited (ASL)

Organization Most organizations for standards and certification were established by groups of companies in the industries having to meet those standards. However, Allergy Standard Limited (ASL) was not started by industry executives, but by physicians specializing in...
American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

Organization The American Down & Feather Council (ADFC) is “a section of the Home Fashion Products Association (HFPA).” Its members are companies which manufacture products using down and feathers or distribute, buy/sell, or process feathers and down. ADFC...
Spandex – A Long Stretch to Cover

Spandex – A Long Stretch to Cover

Cover image taken from “Spandex“, an article by the American Chemical Society Spandex is the generic name for Lycra. It is by far the stretchiest fiber used in fabrics, especially in clothing. It is found not only in clothing. Read the descriptions of...
Leachco

Leachco

Safety & Comfort for Mother & Child A Family Business Leachco, in Ada, Oklahoma, is more than a family-owned business – it is a family business. The banner for the “Our Story” page on the Leachco website shows Clyde and Jamie Leach with their sons, daughter,...