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Presidents Day Sale: Best Time to Buy Mattresses

Presidents Day Mattress Sales

Presidents Day is coming up with huge mattress sales making February the best month to purchase a new bed.

With Presidents Day around the corner, bargain hunters can expect sales to start from as early as a couple of days ago to all the way into next week. We learned February Is The Best Time To Buy a New TV, but with winter clearances and Presidents Day sales, February could just as well be the best month to purchase a mattress.

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February Is The Best Time To Buy A New TV


Looking to upgrade your TV? February might be the perfect time to buy.

What is the best time to buy a new TV? Well, it might just be this month. February is a great month for consumers to take advantage of deep discounts on a variety of products. There are several major shopping events that impact product price reductions, making it a prime time to save money on many items we’ve all been waiting on for the best bargains of the year.

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Mattress Bargains: How To Get the Best Deal


Mattresses can be an expensive buy, so getting a mattress bargain can really help you and your wallet. Find out how.

Mattresses are essential to every day life. They effect your sleep, of course, as well as back pain, mood, weight loss or gain, just to name a few things. But the markup on mattresses is significant, as high as 50%. We talked to Money Crashers co-owner Andrew Schrage to learn the most effective bargain hunting strategies.

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What is the best mattress for sex?


A bad mattress won’t just cost you sleep, it might also be effecting your sex life.

Fatigue, stress, a headache, an argument – there are any number of reasons you may not be “in the mood.” But it’s not what’s going on between couples that may be getting in the way of great sex, it’s what’s beneath them. In a survey of 1,000 Americans age 18+ conducted in the first quarter of 2012, 60 percent  of Americans said they crave sleep more than sex, and some even admit to falling asleep during sex. And there’s definitely a gender divide. Men most often favored sex over sleep (58 percent vs. 21 percent of women) while women felt just the opposite, craving sleep over sex (79 percent vs. 42 percent of men).

The survey was conducted by the Better Sleep Council, an arm of the mattress industry, so we should consider the source. But what if buying a mattress could both help you get more rest and improve your sex life? Which raises the question,what is the best mattress for sex?

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Best For: Best Mattress for Side Sleepers

If you sleep on your side, join the club. Experts say 63% of Americans sleep best on their side, but the mattress you buy may or may not be the best mattress for side sleepers. Viewpoints reviewers most often mention these mattresses as being ideal for the side position. Left or right? Take your pick. Either way you’ll rest easier if you do your homework and pick a mattress best for side sleepers.

“Both my parents 60+ years suffer from back pain. I was about to get them a sleep number bed until we went to Macy’s and checked this one out. This mattress is about right in firmness and does not give you too much cushion, My father is also a side sleeper and loves the comfort of having a pillow-top. They love it and thank me everyday for this investment.” -turnersteve

Saving Money On Your Mattress: Can Mattress Pads Help?


Mattresses can be quite an investment – but what are you really getting for your money? If you end up with a lower quality mattress, can a mattress pad save the day? We have answers.

Mattress pads or toppers can do a variety of things for your mattress. Some are made to protect against allergens or to protect your mattress from spills or dirt. Other pads may be cooling or warming, depending on your needs. But these shouldn’t be an afterthought. Some mattress pads and toppers can be a serious investment.

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Mattresses: The Types and How To Shop For Them


What should you know if you are ready to “spring” for a new mattress? The first item of business is to understand the different types of mattresses.

We spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping, yet many of us don’t take the time to research or invest in a quality mattress. Instead, we choose a mattress that “is fine,” but often leads to back pain, stiff joints and restless nights of poor sleep. In order to choose a mattress thats right for you first need to know more about the the different types before buying one.

Are Memory Foam Mattresses Safe?


Fans of memory foam swear by it, but critics warn that sleeping on a memory foam mattress is a risk to your health because of the chemicals used to create that spongy feeling.

When I went off to college, my parents gave me a memory foam mattress topper. Having lived in the dark, quiet woods all my life, I was worried about how I would sleep in a noisy dorm. Surprise, surprise – some of the best sleep I ever got was in my dorm freshman year. I loved my memory foam to pieces. It was so comfy and I fell asleep so quickly! So, you can imagine how distraught I was when I discovered I was one of many consumers unaware of mattress off-gassing: the chemical-based odor that comes from newly purchased memory foam mattresses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that prolonged exposure to these toxins can create respiratory issues and enflame current conditions over time.

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Buying a Mattress For Back Pain

Back pain

There are competing views on what the best type of mattress for back pain is, but it isn’t all about what the mattress is made of. A lot of it depends on your personal preference and how you sleep.

If you are suffering from back pain, you already know that choosing the best mattress is an important part of getting the best night’s sleep, and sleeping on the wrong mattress can make your back problems worse. Here at Viewpoints, we have broken down how to choose the right mattress when you suffer from back pain.

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Best Mattress 2014: How Consumer Reports Matches Up To Real Reviews

See what Viewpoints reviews are saying about Consumer Reports' top picks.

See what Viewpoints reviews are saying about Consumer Reports’ picks for best innerspring and memory foam mattresses.

Comfort is key when it comes to choosing a new mattress, but not all mattresses are created equal. From memory foam to innerspring, expensive to affordable, check out what Viewpoints reviewers are saying about the 2014 Consumer Reports picks for best mattress.

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