CONSIDER THIS BEFORE BUYING A MEMORY FOAM TOPPER.

A lot of people buy a new mattress with the intention of adding a memory foam topper later. My question to that type of customer is this: Why are you planning on buying a mattress that isn’t comfortable? Isn’t that kind of like ordering a salad because you...
MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY – ALL MATTRESS SALES PEOPLE ARE PUSHY!

MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY – ALL MATTRESS SALES PEOPLE ARE PUSHY!

Let’s get one thing out of the way right upfront. We at Delarkin are trying to sell mattresses online. That part should be obvious. Selling mattresses online is one of the fastest-growing industries right now and we are a part of that. That having been said,...
MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY: YOU NEED A FIRM MATTRESS

MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY: YOU NEED A FIRM MATTRESS

I hear it both ways. People come into a mattress showroom and say they “know” that a firm or a soft mattress is the best. The fact is, there are so many different kinds of mattresses because there are so many different kinds of bodies. Some people need...
DO YOU NEED A MATTRESS PROTECTOR?

DO YOU NEED A MATTRESS PROTECTOR?

Mattress protectors can be great for people with certain allergies, incontinence, or people who enjoy drinking grape juice in bed (that is more of an issue than you might imagine). For those of us without those concerns, a mattress protector may not be necessary and...
TROUBLE STAYING ASLEEP?

TROUBLE STAYING ASLEEP?

Do you find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning long before you need to be getting up and just can’t seem to go back to sleep? A teaspoon of raw honey before bed can be just the ticket to fixing that problem. I know that might seem crazy (and way...
DOES PRICE EQUAL QUALITY WHEN MATTRESS SHOPPING?

DOES PRICE EQUAL QUALITY WHEN MATTRESS SHOPPING?

When you spend more money you get a better product. That just makes sense, right? Well, yeah. Sometimes. But not always. So, that means a Ferrari is better than a Honda, right? Well, yeah, obviously. But is it, really? I mean, a Ferrari is a work of art and an...
BOX SPRINGS VS FOUNDATION

BOX SPRINGS VS FOUNDATION

The difference between box springs and foundations can be confusing, but the difference between them is very simple. The first being that box springs aren’t really a thing anymore. You can get them, but you can also still get a pager if you are determined...
MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY #3 – MEMORY FOAM IS LESS DURABLE

MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY #3 – MEMORY FOAM IS LESS DURABLE

I have heard people ask a million times how we can offer a ten-year warranty on a foam mattress when “obviously” a foam mattress won’t last ten years. This whole thought comes from the assumption that we are talking about the cheap, polyfoam...
MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY #2 ONE SIDED MATTRESSES WEAR OUT QUICKLY

MATTRESS MYTH MONDAY #2 ONE SIDED MATTRESSES WEAR OUT QUICKLY

Okay, so this one actually CAN be true. It depends on what kind of mattress we are talking about. I would absolutely steer clear of a one-sided innerspring queen set for $399 (or less… Yeah, don’t buy that unless it is for someone you actively dislike)....