• Sleep Like a Baby: why sleep is so important for children

    Sleep Like a Baby: why sleep is so important for children

    23 June 2020

    Mammoth, the experts behind the sleep technologies in our Bhealthy Kids, share why quality of sleep is so important during childhood. We all know that sleep is important. It can affect our mood, energy levels, memory and our general wellbeing. But when it comes to children, getting adequate rest and recovery time is even more…

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  • iGel™: the perfect winter warmer

    29 November 2019

    The promise of a great night’s sleep is all too easily offered but delivering on this promise night after night is what sets iGel apart from everyone else. Specially formulated in the US to tackle the problems of hot sweats or night-time chills, iGel’s intelligent temperature-regulating technology contains special crystals which help regulate your body…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • iGel™ – Keeping you cool in summer  

    24 August 2018

    In the summer months, sleeping can be so difficult. Your bedroom is full of hot air, the sun pours in far too early in the morning and your mattress can feel like a furnace the second you lie down on it.   The problem with many mattresses, and pillows for that matter, is that they don’t…

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  • Everything you need to know about mattresses

    20 June 2018

    Mattresses are just a thing you sleep on, right? Wrong, they can truly make or break a good night’s sleep. And not only that, the wrong mattress won’t just interfere with a solid eight hours, it can potentially harm your back and neck, leaving you aching throughout the day. So where do you start when…

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  • Mattress

    Choose Your New Mattress In 3 Easy Steps

    22 January 2015

    Whether you’re moving into a new home or upgrading your current bed, the right mattress can make the difference between a broken, uncomfortable sleep and a blissful night’s rest. Luckily, at Bensons for Beds, we know a thing or two about mattresses. From memory foam and iGel, to single and king size, here’s our three-step expert…

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