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  • Do you need a boxspring?

    One of the most common questions I get from customers is “do I need a boxspring?” I hope to answer that question here and outline all of the boxspring options available to you. The short answer, by the way, is “probably yes,” but it’s a little more complicated than that.

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  • Tempurpedic Alternatives

    Tempurpedic is one of the biggest and most recognizable brands in the mattress industry. They were the company that invented the memory foam mattress in the early 90s, and they remain a large player in the industry still. In this article, I will give some alternatives to various Tempurpedic models that will feel similar to their Tempurpedic counterparts but at a much lower price.

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  • Sapira® Review

    Sapira® is a mattress made by Leesa Sleep®, which makes the eponymous Leesa® mattress (you can see my Leesa® review here). The Sapira® was designed to be a luxury model; higher quality at a higher price. But is it worth it? In this article, I’ll go over the construction, quality, feel and price of the Sapira® followed by a comparison with their lower-priced Leesa® mattress.

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  • What is a mattress warranty and what does it cover?

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from Amazon when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. One common question I get is what a mattress warranty covers. Some customers remark that mattress warranties are never honored, and there is no point. Others don’t even realize that mattresses come with […]

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  • Leesa® Review 2017

    Leesa® was one of the first direct-to-consumer companies to come out, launching in late 2014. Since then, dozens of mattress companies have popped up shipping mattresses in boxes to customers. How does Leesa stack up now that almost 3 years have gone by?

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  • Tomorrow Sleep Memory Foam review

    The Tomorrow Sleep Memory Foam mattress is the entry-level mattress in Tomorrow Sleep’s lineup. Tomorrow Sleep is the “direct-to-consumer” arm of Serta Simmons Bedding (which also makes the Simmons Beautyrest and Serta iComfort lineups). In this article I will review the quality and price of the Tomorrow Memory Foam mattress as well as how the mattress feels.

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  • Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Review

    Brooklyn Bedding is one of the older direct-to-consumer mattress companies out there and one of the few that actually own their own factory. They recently came out with a “hybrid” mattress with a lot of “cooling” features called the Aurora. In this article, I will look at the construction of the Aurora, how it feels, the price and the return policy.

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  • Beautyrest 2018 Comparison Guide

    The same mattress can be sold under different names at different retailers. Other times, a retailer will have minor “exclusive” features to make it even more confusing. The following is a guide to comparing this year’s Simmons Beautyrest models between different retailers.

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  • Naturepedic Organic Mattress Review

    Naturepedic is one of the leading companies for organic mattresses and bedding. In this review, I will look at the construction of several of their models and compare them, discuss how they feel, and compare the prices between them.

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  • Tomorrow Sleep Review

    Tomorrow Sleep the direct-to-consumer arm of Serta Simmons Bedding, which is the company that makes Serta and Simmons mattresses. They are the largest mattress manufacturer in North America, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t review them.

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  • How to comparison shop at Mattress Firm®

    Mattress Firm® is the country’s largest mattress retailer by far. I get far more emails about how to comparison shop at Mattress Firm than every other question combined. In this guide, I will list some general tips at comparison shopping at Mattress Firm and then some specific alternatives to various exclusive lines they have.

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