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  • 3 Stylish Bedroom Decorating Ideas

    24 July 2017

    Want to give your bedroom a makeover but not sure where to start? Take advice from Bensons for Beds’ senior visual merchandiser, Jess Rotherforth – here’s how to bring three popular looks to your space. 1. Grey bedrooms If you want an opulent yet relaxing bedroom, this style is for you. Bring the understated colour…

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    5 Space-saving bedroom ideas

    17 July 2017

    In need of some small bedroom hacks to make your space feel less cave-like? Bensons for Beds’ senior visual merchandiser Jessica Rotherforth has some small-bedroom inspiration to help turn your space into zen-like sanctuary of your dreams. 1. Make a plan (and measure up) Whether you’re moving into a new home or just want to…

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  • Family bedroom ideas | Bensons for Beds blog

    Family Bedroom Ideas

    17 July 2017

    Family life moves fast. One day you’re moving in together, then your first baby comes along. Just when things settle down, the kids decide to fly the nest, leaving you pondering what to do with their bedrooms. Luckily, Bensons for Beds’ senior visual merchandiser Jess Rotherforth is on hand with styling tips to help your…

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  • Bedroom Decor | Bensons for Beds

    Your Bedroom Décor Questions, Answered

    13 July 2017

    Bedroom styling can be tricky – do you play it safe with matching shades, or do you go bold with a tasteful clash of colours? How do you find the right balance between a bare bedroom and cushion-filled chaos? And how do you stop clutter taking over? We’ve teamed up with interior expert Maxine at…

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    What Should I Do With My Old Bed?

    24 May 2017

    There’s nothing like the feeling of sinking into a brand-new bed. But if your old one’s still in pretty good nick, it may seem a shame to take it to the dump – not to mention the struggle you’d have to get it there. Luckily, Bensons for Beds customers can wave a cheery goodbye to…

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  • Bed frame hacks | Bensons for Beds

    How To Get The Best From Your Bed Frame

    24 May 2017

    A well-cared-for bed frame will support your mattress to keep it lasting longer and give you the good quality sleep you need. Whether you’ve chosen a wooden, metal or fabric style, make sure it stands the test of time and keeps looking great with these easy bed frame hacks. Caring for your metal bed frame…

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  • How to sleep during pregnancy | Bensons for Beds

    5 Tips For Pregnancy Sleep

    11 May 2017

    Ahh, the joys of pregnancy. Nausea, hormones, cramping and a never-ending need for the toilet can all seriously interrupt your precious eight-hours of shut-eye. And, if you dare to complain about it, all you hear is a well-meaning chorus of, “Just wait until the baby gets here, then you’ll know about sleepless nights.” But before…

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    How To Improve Sleep In Old Age

    11 May 2017

    Getting older can bring with it many perks (hello, retirement), but better sleep isn’t one of them. As we age, we experience a marked decline in both the quality and duration of our slumber, with insomnia rates reaching nearly 50% by the time we’re over 60 years old. If you’re bored of waking up at…

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    4 Easy Bedroom Decorating Ideas On A Budget

    10 May 2017

    Want to update your bedroom without splashing out on expensive new pieces or redecorating? We’ve teamed up with four style bloggers to show you how to create some popular bedroom décor looks without breaking the bank… 1. Shop your house More often than not, you’ll already have items around the home that you can use…

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  • Bensons for Beds | Sleep and stress

    Stress and Sleep Problems: How To Break The Cycle

    3 April 2017

    From worrying about the little things in life (like your ever-growing to-do list) to feeling anxious about the big stuff (like moving house), we’ve all had those nights when we just can’t sleep. It’s no surprise that stress affects sleep quality and can seriously hinder our ability to switch off. But did you know that…

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  • How To Stop Sleepwalking In Its Tracks

    20 February 2017

    What is sleepwalking? Sleepwalking is part of a group of sleep disorders known as parasomnias, which cover any abnormal sleep behaviour, emotion or dream that happens at night, and is more likely to occur in the first third of the night, when we transition from one sleep stage – such as deep sleep – to…

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  • How To Treat Sleep Apnea

    20 February 2017

    Ever woken up in the night gasping for breath? You may be suffering from sleep apnea (also known as sleep apnoea). Think you could be suffering from this common sleep disorder? Find out the symptoms of sleep apnea and treatment tips with expert advice from The Sleep School’s Dr Guy Meadows. Sleep apnea causes Sleep…

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  • What Is Insomnia And How To Deal With It

    20 February 2017

    Do you spend your nights tossing and turning, worrying about how much sleep you’re missing and counting down the hours until your alarm goes off? If you’re regularly waking too early or feeling more tired when you get up than when you went to bed, you could be suffering from insomnia. What causes insomnia? Insomnia…

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  • How Sleep Affects Your Work Performance

    17 February 2017

    While 43% of respondents in our national sleep survey, told us they need eight hours’ shut-eye each night (the recommended amount of sleep) to feel well-rested, only 13% of you are actually getting this much. From pre-coffee grumpiness to a lack of focus, we all know that losing sleep seriously impacts your waking life. But…

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  • What’s keeping children awake?

    17 February 2017

    According to our latest sleep survey, 55% of parents said their children were likely to watch TV in the hour before bedtime, 28% said they’d be on social media and 24% that their child would be using a laptop, tablet or playing on their phone during this time. But what effect is all this screen-time…

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  • Toddler Sleep Training: What You Need to Know

    8 February 2017

    As they get older, your child’s sleep needs change. So what got your baby off like a dream may not work quite as well, matched with your little one’s new-found independent spirit. But if your toddler won’t sleep, don’t despair; some simple changes to their napping or bedtime routine can get them back on track….

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  • Digital Sleep Tracking – How To Improve Your Sleep

    5 October 2016

    At Bensons for Beds, we believe nothing beats a good night’s sleep. The first step towards reaching this is understanding exactly what helps you get the rest you need, and what doesn’t. You’ve probably heard that blue light emitting devices – such as smart phones and tablets – should be avoided before bed, as they…

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