Why Bed Bugs Get on Mattresses

Unfortunately, there are a variety of suspect things that share our bed whilst we’re sleeping. Some are completely harmless, such as dead skin and bacteria, but certain lurking pests can make your skin crawl – literally! Bed bugs are small insects that live in the crevices of your bed. They’re nocturnal, so they crawl out … Continue reading “Why Bed Bugs Get on Mattresses”

Signs You Need a New Mattress

Image credit: iStockPoto.com / dima_sidelnikov (via Custard Online Marketing Ltd) We all love the feeling of turning the lights off, getting under the quilt and falling straight to sleep. But if you’re struggling to enjoy the experience, it may be due to your environment. Your mattress, pillows and duvets all have a major impact on … Continue reading “Signs You Need a New Mattress”

How to train yourself to sleep on your back

Every night, you slip upstairs and tuck yourself up in bed, without a thought of whether your favourite sleeping position is healthy for you or not. But do you know about the health and beauty benefits of sleeping on your back? “Not a chance – I’m a stomach sleeper”, we hear you say. But if … Continue reading “How to train yourself to sleep on your back”

How often should you change the bedsheets?

We spend over a third of our lives in bed. And when you think about it like that, that’s a whole lot of bacteria that builds up, hence the need to wash the sheets frequently. Leaving sheets unlaundered can lead to a whole host of nasties, including health problems. Read our post to find out … Continue reading “How often should you change the bedsheets?”