Bedroom Style

  • 5 Common Dreams and What They Really Mean

    17 July 2019

    Dreams are often a reflection of our deep subconscious, presenting themselves metaphorically as we sleep. But it’s not always clear what our dreams mean, and the field of dream research becomes even more fascinating when people from different countries and cultures report having the same dreams. Fortunately for you, we have put this article together…

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  • How to sleep at a festival

    10 July 2019

    Admittedly, getting enough sleep isn’t your number one priority when you’re at a music festival. And while Bensons for Beds don’t offer a bed you can take with you to a festival, we do value the science of sleep wellness. That’s why we’ve put this article together – to ensure you’re well-rested and ready to…

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  • Our Sustainability Initiatives and Plans for the Future

    19 June 2019

    Join us in celebrating a breakthrough in our sustainability practices, with recycling rates and sales of our eco-friendly Silentnight Choices range at a record high. Since launching our recycling programme in August 2018, we have seen around 40,000 beds taken for recycling in the past 10 months, meaning we have saved around 1,800 tonnes of…

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  • At what age should my child sleep in their own bed?

    15 May 2019

    For many families who advocate early independence, children go from cot to bed seamlessly.   For others, getting their child to settle at night can be a difficult and drawn out transition, with lots of tears and tantrums along the way.    While there is no written rule at which age children should stop climbing into bed…

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  • Top tips to survive the clocks going forward

    18 March 2019

    British Summer Time marks the end of dark, chilly evenings and lets us know that summer is on the way. While we often welcome an extra hour of daylight when the clocks go forward, it does mean losing a precious hour in bed. For many of us, the time change can take a real toll…

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  • Space saving ideas for your small bedroom

    5 March 2019

    For those living in homes with particularly tiny bedrooms, you’ll know just how tricky it can be to not only efficiently fit all your bedroom furniture in but your belongings, too.  From making use of higher ceilings to doubling up your furniture for multiple practical uses, we’ve put together a list of fifteen amazing space…

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  • Using mood lighting to transform your bedroom

    5 March 2019

    From choosing the perfect bedroom furniture to picking the comfiest bedding, we spend a lot of time making our bedroom spaces comfortable and relaxing places to be. However, when decorating and designing, it can be easy to forget about one of the most important features of your room – lighting. The right lighting can give…

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  • The most effective way to wash your pillows

    5 March 2019

    Is there anything better than freshly-washed bedding? We all have our own laundry routine when it comes to bedlinen, but it’s easy to forget about the stuff underneath the covers. As well as pillow cases and duvet covers, it’s important to regularly freshen your pillows. After all, you rest your head on your pillow every…

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  • The best mattresses to help with back pain

    5 March 2019

    Back pain is a relatively common ailment that can be caused or aggravated by a variety of factors. There are many different types of back pain, which can vary from mild to severe, including: -Persistent muscle aches along your spine. These can occur anywhere from the base of your neck, right down to your tail…

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  • Happy family laughing together in bed

    The ultimate duvet day

    14 February 2019

    There’s nothing quite like spending a cosy day in bed, wrapped up in snug pyjamas, with a good film, and a delicious snack. After a busy week of work and performing the humdrum chores that life throws at you, it really does help to have a day to yourself – which is why we’ve scoured…

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  • 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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  • Rear view of a woman with neck pain at home

    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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