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  • Beautyrest 2017 Comparison Guide

    May 12, 2017

    Retail mattress stores often make it difficult to comparison shop mattresses. Each retailer will have a different name for the same (or almost the same) product. Furthermore, not every store lists detailed specs about whats in their mattresses, so it can be even more confusing. Here are some tables to help compare Beautyrest models between retailers.

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  • Tempurpedic Alternatives

    December 15, 2016

    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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  • Stearns and Foster Comparison and Review

    September 11, 2015

    Elsewhere on this site, I help people comparison shop between stores because difference places call the same mattress different names. You can see some of the comparison charts here. But I don’t have one for Stearns and Foster mattresses. There are two reasons for this.

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  • Sealy Posturepedic 2016 Comparison Guide

    May 22, 2015

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress or Sears when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. Sealy Posturepedic is one of the biggest name brands of mattresses around. They come out with new models roughly every year or two. The new models came out in early […]

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  • Beautyrest Recharge 2016 comparison chart

    April 5, 2015

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress or Sears when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. As you may have noticed, it’s difficult to comparison shop for mattresses between retailers because they often have different names for what seems to be the same exact mattress. Or, […]

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  • Sealy Posturepedic 2014 Comparison Chart

    November 18, 2014

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress, Sleepy’s, 1800 Mattress, or Macy’s when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article Sealy Posturepedic is the “flagship” line for Sealy. Like with most manufacturers, they have different names at different retailers to make it difficult to comparison shop for […]

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  • Sealy Entry Level 2015 Comparison Guide

    September 24, 2014

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress, 1800 Mattress, or Target when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. Sealy just came out with a new lineup of their entry level mattresses (below their Posturepedic lineup in overall quality), and as usual, different retailers have different names […]

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  • Comparison Models for the Serta iSeries Applause

    September 10, 2014

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from 1800 Mattress, US Mattress, or Sears, Macy’s, or Sam’s Club when you purchase a product using any links to those companies in this article. (Update 4/3/2016: The Vantage lineup has also been discontinued, and Serta has named their newest iSeries lineup the “Appaluse II.” It is NOT the same mattress […]

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  • Mattress negotiation: How to get the best price on a mattress

    August 20, 2014

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from 1800 Mattress, US Mattress, or Overstock when you purchase a product using any links to those companies in this article. It is no secret that most large mattress chains have some wiggle room in how much they’ll charge you. But not everybody is comfortable being a hardball negotiator. In this […]

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  • Simmons Beautyrest Recharge 2014 Comparison Guide

    July 18, 2014

    Disclosure: This site receives a payment from Macy’s, Sleepy’s, 1800 Mattress, US Mattress, or Overstock when you purchase a product using any links to those companies in this article. Comparison shopping for a mattress can be very confusing because different retailers have different names for essentially the same mattress. You have to look at the specs […]

    Read More
  • Mattress comparison shopping

    May 25, 2014

    One MAJOR complaint people have about the mattress industry is how difficult it is to comparison shop for mattresses. Every retailer seems to have its own name and model number for what should be the exact same mattress. While it can be difficult to comparison shop for a mattress, but it is not impossible. I will give you some tips to help compare mattresses among retailers.

    Read More

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Beautyrest 2017 Comparison Guide

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Retail mattress stores often make it difficult to comparison shop mattresses. Each retailer will have a different name for the same (or almost the same) product. Furthermore, not every store lists detailed specs about whats in their mattresses, so it can be even more confusing. Here are some tables to help compare Beautyrest models between retailers.

Read More »

Tempurpedic Alternatives

Posted by in Comparison shopping

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.

Read More »

Stearns and Foster Comparison and Review

Elsewhere on this site, I help people comparison shop between stores because difference places call the same mattress different names. You can see some of the comparison charts here. But I don’t have one for Stearns and Foster mattresses. There are two reasons for this.

Read More »

Sealy Posturepedic 2016 Comparison Guide

Posted by in Comparison shopping

Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress or Sears when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. Sealy Posturepedic is one of the biggest name brands of mattresses around. They come out with new models roughly every year or two. The new models came out in early […]

Read More »

Beautyrest Recharge 2016 comparison chart

Posted by in Comparison shopping

Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress or Sears when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. As you may have noticed, it’s difficult to comparison shop for mattresses between retailers because they often have different names for what seems to be the same exact mattress. Or, […]

Read More »

Sealy Posturepedic 2014 Comparison Chart

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Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress, Sleepy’s, 1800 Mattress, or Macy’s when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article Sealy Posturepedic is the “flagship” line for Sealy. Like with most manufacturers, they have different names at different retailers to make it difficult to comparison shop for […]

Read More »

Sealy Entry Level 2015 Comparison Guide

Disclosure: This site receives a payment from US Mattress, 1800 Mattress, or Target when you purchase a product using any links to that company in this article. Sealy just came out with a new lineup of their entry level mattresses (below their Posturepedic lineup in overall quality), and as usual, different retailers have different names […]

Read More »

Comparison Models for the Serta iSeries Applause

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Disclosure: This site receives a payment from 1800 Mattress, US Mattress, or Sears, Macy’s, or Sam’s Club when you purchase a product using any links to those companies in this article. (Update 4/3/2016: The Vantage lineup has also been discontinued, and Serta has named their newest iSeries lineup the “Appaluse II.” It is NOT the same mattress […]

Read More »

Mattress negotiation: How to get the best price on a mattress

Disclosure: This site receives a payment from 1800 Mattress, US Mattress, or Overstock when you purchase a product using any links to those companies in this article. It is no secret that most large mattress chains have some wiggle room in how much they’ll charge you. But not everybody is comfortable being a hardball negotiator. In this […]

Read More »

Simmons Beautyrest Recharge 2014 Comparison Guide

Disclosure: This site receives a payment from Macy’s, Sleepy’s, 1800 Mattress, US Mattress, or Overstock when you purchase a product using any links to those companies in this article. Comparison shopping for a mattress can be very confusing because different retailers have different names for essentially the same mattress. You have to look at the specs […]

Read More »

Mattress comparison shopping

Posted by in Comparison shopping

One MAJOR complaint people have about the mattress industry is how difficult it is to comparison shop for mattresses. Every retailer seems to have its own name and model number for what should be the exact same mattress. While it can be difficult to comparison shop for a mattress, but it is not impossible. I will give you some tips to help compare mattresses among retailers.

Read More »