Beds

  • 5 Iconic Bedrooms from the World of Film

    6 November 2019

    The bedrooms in our favourite films are carefully created to reflect the tastes and traits of its characters, giving insight into their stories and often leaving a lasting impression on us viewers.  To celebrate this, we decided to rank 5 of the most iconic bedrooms from the world of film. Regina George’s bedroom in Mean…

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  • Guest Beds: Sleepover Saviours

    25 September 2019

    We’ve all been in that awkward situation where you have that last minute guest visiting. Your guest may need somewhere to kip for the night, and other than the uncomfortable and cold leather sofa, there’s nowhere for them to sleep! With our wide selection of guest beds to choose from, you can be the King…

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  • Create a Harmonious Home with Yin-Yang Theory

    11 September 2019

    Do you feel overwhelmed with the demands of everyday life? Maybe it’s time to correct the Yin-Yang imbalance in your home. What is Yin-Yang? Simply put, Yin and Yang is an ancient Chinese philosophy that says the world is governed by opposing yet complementary energies – the Yin (feminine) and the Yang (masculine). Such energies exist…

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  • What does your sleeping position say about you?

    30 August 2019

    When it’s time to hit the hay, everyone has their go-to sleeping position. But did you know the way you sleep says a lot about you and your personality? Sleeping positions are often a reflection of our subconscious meaning they come to us naturally and are difficult to control – there’s no hiding how you…

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  • Bensons launches personalised Sleep Diet Model

    21 August 2019

    Bensons for Beds has unveiled its bespoke Sleep Diet model*, perfectly designed by sleep expert, Stephanie Romiszewski, to prescribe the ideal sleep regime to our nation of struggling sleepers. Available to everyone nationwide from the Bensons for Beds website, the Sleep Diet allows Brits to determine a sleep profile which they can relate to, and…

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  • How to sleep in the land of the midnight sun

    14 August 2019

    Would you be able to sleep at night if the sun never really set? For people in Iceland, this natural phenomenon is a normal part of life. For one month of the year every year, the country basks in sunshine for up 21 hours of the day, peaking around the Summer Solstice on the 21st…

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  • How to sleep better during hay fever season

    24 July 2019

    Hay fever affects 1 in 4 people in the UK, with symptoms peaking between late March and September when the weather is warm, humid and windy – and when pollen count is at its highest.  With the hay fever season now in full swing, 16 million of us will be suffering from bouts of sneezing,…

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  • 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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  • 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 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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