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Bed buying guide, reviews & Advice

Welcome to Bed Buying Advice, the independent, impartial bed and mattress buying guide with professional advice that will help you choose the right bed or mattress for your needs.

The aim of this site is simple, to help you choose the correct bed, mattress or bedframe by demystifying the jargon and technologies associated with the bed and bedding industry.

To accomplish this we have provided a number of articles providing help and advice on common subjects which consumers tend to become confused about. We hope this information assists you in your purchase and that you find a bed, mattress, bedframe or headboard that you are happy with, one which assists you with your sleep for years to come.

One thing we can't stress enough is that the most important things you can do when purchasing a bed is to try them. Everyone has their own preference to both comfort and support and the best way to find your preference is to find a local, reputable bed retailer, have a chat with them, have a lie down on the beds and test them for at least 10 minutes. This way regardless of the beds advertised benefits you will be able to tell if it feels right for you.

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Popular Bed and Mattress Articles & Reviews

What size is a three quarter (Small Double) Bed or Mattress

A Three quarter bed (also known as a "four foot" bed) sits nicely in between a standard single (90cm) and a standard double bed (135cm), they are perfect if you need that little bit of extra sleepi...

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What is Geltex What are Geltex Beds Geltex Review Silentnight and Sealy

GELTEX®  is the new kid on the block in the world of beds and mattresses and it has arrived with its sights firmly set on yesteryears favourite, memory foam. If you take a quick lo...

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What are sprung slats

Sprung slats are now used in many wood, metal, fabric and leather bed frames and in some cases even in divans. They have an advantage over traditional solid slat and mesh bases as they provide a mo...

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How many pockets springs should I get in my new mattress?

A common issue that customers encounter when looking to purchase a new pocket sprung mattress is with regards to the number of pocket springs they should be aiming for....

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Sealy Teramo 1400 Mattress, Base and Set (Which Magazine Best best mattress tested in years) Review

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If you are a regular reader of the well respected Which magazine you may have recently read the extremely positive reviews given to the Sealy Teramo 1400, also known as the Nostromo 1400, in whi...

Sealy Reviews | Bed and Mattress Reviews

What is the difference between quilted and tufted mattresses

There are many people that simply don't like the idea of tufts in a mattress, as they are under the impression that the tufts will cause them discomfort through the night. The problem is that tufts...

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What is the best pillow? Pillow buying guide for 2015

Finding the right pillow can be a nightmare. With countless companies telling you that their latest technologies, bizarre shapes and fancy materials are the best, which...

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Which is best a bed frame or a divan base set

People tend to make the choice between Divans and bed frames for different reasons. Bed frames tend to be chosen due to them being more pleasing to the eye whereas divans tend to be chosen for thei...

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What is a sprung divan Base

A sprung base is simply a divan base which contains springs that provide extra support and reduce the impact and wear on a mattress....

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What are no turn and no need to turn mattresses

Mattresses that require regular turning need to be done so to assist with settlement issues and general wear and tear. They are usually designed to be one sided (although no need to turn mattress a...

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