Author Archives for Bensons for Beds

  • How to wash a duvet

    8 January 2019

    Most of us wash our bedding every 1-2 weeks, so why is it that many of us neglect our duvets? A quarter of Brits have never washed their duvets, but over time our duvets accumulate a plethora of nasties, including dirt, dust and dead skin. According to experts, a duvet that hasn’t been washed for…

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  • How to choose a pillow for the best sleep ever

    8 January 2019

    Let’s have some pillow talk. We spend roughly one third of our lives asleep, so it’s vital that we choose a pillow that gives us the support and comfort we need to get a good night’s rest. Choose the wrong pillow and you could end up suffering from muscle aches and headaches, as well as…

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    Are bunk beds safe for your children?

    17 December 2018

    Kids love bunk beds as they’re fun to sleep in and are great for sleepovers, whereas we love them as they’re a convenient way to make the most of the space in for smaller bedrooms. But are bunk beds safe for children to sleep in? The answer is yes absolutely, if you buy the bed…

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  • How to put wheels on a divan bed

    17 December 2018

    A divan bed has many benefits. They’re stylish, comfortable and a fantastic space saver, with adequate storage beneath the mattress to store anything you don’t want in sight. Most divan beds come with wheels, so you can transport and rearrange them with ease. How can I attach the wheels on a divan bed?  Attaching the…

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    What’s the best pillow for neck pain?

    17 December 2018

    Being comfortable in bed is vital to getting a good night’s rest, but many people find getting to sleep an absolute pain in the neck – literally. To combat neck pain, it’s helpful to choose the right pillow. In fact, experts say you should replace your pillows every one to two years to achieve better…

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  • Help! How do I put a headboard on a Divan bed?

    7 December 2018

    A headboard is the focal point of many bedrooms – get the headboard right and decorating the rest of the room should be plain sailing. Get it wrong, however, and you risk your bed looking out of place with the rest of your furniture. When you’re looking for a headboard the first thing to ensure…

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  • How the Christmas party affects your body, in 24 hours

    6 December 2018

    The Christmas party is always a festive highlight; however new research shows office workers are likely to have the worst night’s sleep of the year, when they finally make it to bed. In a recent poll, 65% of staff attending their work Christmas party said they had less than five hours sleep on the night,…

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  • How to wash a memory foam pillow

    30 November 2018

    As a material, memory foam is naturally hypoallergenic, meaning that it’s resistant to problematic critters like dust mites. However, while your memory foam pillow doesn’t need to be cleaned as often as a standard pillow would, it will still need to be thoroughly washed at least once a year to keep it smelling and feeling…

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  • How much weight can a bed frame hold

    30 November 2018

    When it comes to choosing your perfect bed, there will be plenty of things you’ll need to consider. You’ll want one that offers comfort, style and promises a great night’s sleep, but you’ll also want to choose the right bed that caters to your body type, weight and sleeping position. This will of course impact…

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  • How to clean a memory foam mattress

    30 November 2018

    A memory foam mattress is built to respond to your body and mould seamlessly to your shape. It will provide fantastic support based on your weight and how you sleep. As is the case with all mattresses you must clean and look after it adequately. Spills and stains not only look bad they can actually…

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  • How to dress a bed for maximum effect

    30 November 2018

    Your bed is so important. Choose the right mattress and you’ll sleep soundly. Keep everything clean and you’ll look forward to sliding between the sheets. Get the right duvet for the season and you’ll be cool in summer and snug in winter. But it’s not just about the practical purpose of your bed. It’s also…

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  • What is a Divan bed? Everything you need to know

    30 November 2018

    When it comes to choosing the right bed and mattress, there will be a number of things you’ll need to consider. You’ll want something that caters to your sleeping position and any back problems you may have, as well as one that works with the available space in your bedroom and fits in with your…

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  • How often should you change your mattress?

    30 November 2018

    Your mattress plays an essential role in your sleep cycle, and getting that right means you’ll always wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. According to experts, we should change our regular mattress every seven years to ensure the best night’s sleep. However, there are several other indications that it could…

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  • 7 ways to deal with the holiday blues

    7 November 2018

    The holiday blues are real. When the days get shorter and the temperature drops, many of us begin to struggle. Boost your Vitamin D levels Optimal Vitamin D levels can help boost your mood, improve your overall brain function, and generally positively impact your wellbeing. This is one of the reasons we feel great in…

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  • 8 Essential student sleeping tips

    7 November 2018

    A lot of people think that uni students go for short lectures, sleep in the rest of the day, watch TV and generally have it easy. In fact, the opposite is true. University is an incredibly demanding and often very stressful time, which can have a negative impact on sleep. Here are our tips for…

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  • How firm do I need my mattress?

    26 October 2018

    The right mattress can help you sleep and relieve pressure on your back while you slumber. The wrong mattress can be detrimental to the quality of sleep you get and your body. When making your choice, there are a variety of things you need to consider from mattress type, firmness and your sleeping position. Here…

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