CRaVE Mattress

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Unlike many of the startups from the last three years, CM has not one or two models, but four – two hybrids and two all-foam mattresses. There are three firmness levels – Ultra Firm, Luxury Firm (2 models), and Medium Firm. This meets the needs of more consumers than the more limited offerings.

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Best Price Mattress

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Best Price Mattress, Inc. (BPM) is located in Union City, California, not far south of Zinus in San Leandro. Started in February 2009, it has several mattress stores in the Bay Area, but also sells its mattresses nationwide on its own website and through Amazon and Walmart. Best Price Mattress, Inc. lives up to its name by offering mattresses at lower prices than equivalent models.

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Rayon (Viscose)

FromTree to Rayon by WGV

Rayon is a fine fiber with a good feel and good appearance. It is strong, and it is more absorbent than cotton or linen. Also, silica rayon is one of the alternatives to using chemicals for fire resistance in mattresses.

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Gold Bond Mattresses

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Most people associate the Gold Bond Mattress Company with futons and futon mattresses. That is only natural. For one thing, Gold Bond, along with Bedworks, is credited with developing and popularizing the modern Western futon and futon mattress from the original Japanese foldable sleeping mat (Gold Bond, in 1980, actually beat Bedworks (1982) by two years).

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Rush Mattress

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Rush Mattress, based in High Point, North Carolina, is a specialty mattress manufacturer. Not to be confused with specialty sleep (mattresses without metal coils), specialty mattresses are tailor-made or customized to the specifications of retailers and distributors.

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The Sheared Comfort of Wool

Wool

Along with linen and cotton, wool is one of the oldest textile fibers in the world, and the oldest animal textile fiber. Along with this, sheep, the major producers of wool, join goats and cattle as animals with the longest history of domestication. Wool has been around for millennia, and will remain a significant fiber for the foreseeable future, even with the widespread use of synthetic fibers, including its use in mattresses.

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Healthy Foundations

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Healthy Foundations is best known for its 10” Healthy Foundations Memory Foam Mattress. Notably, with hundreds of reviews, this mattress still received a 5-star average – most mattress models with 100 or more reviews (this mattress has over 400) do well to get a 4.7 or 4.8 average.

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Materials in Mattresses

Materials in Mattresses

A material truth is that a mattress can be no better than what it is made of. What is inside is critically important, but what is on the outside also matters.

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Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

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Those of us who grew up in the 20th Century remember seeing the UL tags and labels with the legend, “Tested by Underwriters Laboratories” on almost all new electrical products. We knew the device should be safe if used as recommended.

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Amerisleep

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Amerisleep is a relatively new mattress brand in the North American mattress and bedding market. It is part of One Mall Group (OMG), a marketing corporation based in Scottsdale, Arizona, which also owns the Astrabeds brand of latex mattresses. OMG states, “Our most recent addition, Amerisleep.com, offers American made memory foam mattresses, adjustable beds, and accessories with emphasis on value and philanthropy.”

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