You Can Find Us On Houzz

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At M&N Mattress Store, we never want to stop learning, growing and finding new ways to reach customers. That is why we are thrilled that you can now find us on houzz.com. Houzz.com is a community like no other. The site started as a side project for a couple who felt overwhelmed with the decisions required to remodel their home. … Read More

Talalay vs Dunlop

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There are two main types of latex mattresses on the market: Talalay and Dunlop. In order to understand them, let’s talk go back and briefly discuss the history of latex. When it comes to mattresses, latex is one of the most interesting, sought after, studied and tested materials out there. And it’s got a rich (and sometimes dark) history that … Read More

How To Clean & Protect Your Mattress

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Everyone knows that washing sheets and linens is an important chore to stay on top of. And really, is there anything that feels as good as crawling into bed with freshly laundered sheets? But what about what’s under your sheets? How often do you clean your mattress? If the answer is “not often,” or, let’s be completely honest, “never,” don’t … Read More

How To: Make Your Mattress Last Longer

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It would be nice if things could last forever. But alas, most things need replacing after some time. For mattresses, they should be replaced somewhere between eight to ten years. Around the decade mark, you’ll probably find that your mattress has begun to break down and sag, perhaps it’s taken on some odours, has stains, or is in a general … Read More

How To Keep Cool While You Sleep

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Summer on Vancouver Island keeps teasing us. We’ve had some warm weather in Parksville and Nanaimo that feels like it’s here to stay, followed by overcast days that remind us that it’s still spring. But summer is going to officially be here soon, and that means making sure your sleep situation is ready to handle the change in temperature. If … Read More

Sleeping & Overeating: Are they linked?

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Everyone knows that a good night’s sleep has many health benefits, but what are the risks or effects of a lack of sleep? According to recent studies, besides being irritable, unable to focus and simply tired, scientists have also found a link between undersleeping and overeating. And it’s not just overeating. That might not be so bad if being sleep … Read More