Is Pine Wood Good for Furniture?

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When you are shopping for furniture, there is more than just style and comfort to consider. One of the biggest factors that a person needs to think about is what material the furniture is made of. Pinewood has been used in furniture making for centuries. For a long time, pine was easy to identify in rustic style pieces, as well … Read More

Is Alder Wood Good for Bedroom Furniture?

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There are some woods we are used to hearing about in furniture making and home construction: oak, cherry, pine, and maple come to mind. In recent years, another type of wood has been growing in popularity as a sturdy, versatile, and economic alternative: alder wood. Especially in the Pacific Northwest, alder wood is abundant and its great qualities as furniture … Read More

10 Tips to Make Your Mattress Lifespan Longer

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Picking the lifespan mattress at mattress store

Like most things in life, mattresses do need replacing every so often. But how often you need to spend the money on a new mattress will depend on a couple of things — what kind of mattress it is and how well you maintain your mattress. In order to save you money and to keep mattresses out of the landfill, … Read More

Important Info About COVID-19

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To Our Community Members We have temporarily changed our hours due to the situation surrounding Covid-19 The Well-Being and Safety of our customers, associates and partners has always been our priority. Our hours have temporarily change to Monday – Saturday 11am – 5pm, in an effort to do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19, we will limit our … Read More

How to Dispose of Mattress in Parksville in 2020

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It can be life-changing to purchase a new mattress. But what about the old mattress? We have all seen mattresses illegally dumped in back alleys or beside dumpsters. Not only do mattresses get soggy and gross in the rain and the elements, but they are also a breeding ground for bacteria and critters, and assuming that someone else is going … Read More

Everyone’s a Winner!

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The entire team at M&N Mattress is always happy to go the extra mile when it comes to making our Parksville and Vancouver Island communities a better place for everyone. Over the years, our store has been singled out by a number of business associations and organizations with a number of prestigious community awards in categories such as customer service, … Read More

Best Mattress for Scoliosis Back Pain Reduction

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There are many different ailments that can prevent a person from getting proper rest each night. Some are preventable – anxiety from a late afternoon caffeine overload, for example – while others are not. Conditions like scoliosis, a curvature of the spine, can be very painful and finding a comfortable sleep position can be very difficult. Table of Contents Living … Read More

Are Massage Chairs Safe for Children or Elderly?

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Are massage chairs good for seniors

Getting a good massage has plenty of benefits. It can relax your muscles, stimulate blood flow, and calm the mind. But the difficult is finding the time to fit a massage into a busy schedule. That’s why massage chairs are a great piece of furniture. They are there waiting for you at the end of a long day or are … Read More

Adjustable Beds with Zero Gravity Position

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We all know how important sleep is to our overall health. Without enough quality sleep, other areas of our lives begin to suffer. We are less patient, have a harder time focusing and even things like our metabolism are affected. That’s why investing in our sleep is worth every effort. There are plenty of things we can’t control, but one … Read More