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Handy tips and information

WHEN IS IT TIME TO BUY A NEW BED?

 YES: You wake up with dull aches and pains that dissipate throughout the day.  YES: Your arms or shoulders “fall asleep” throughout the night, or you wake up tossing and turning
 YES: Your mattress shows visible signs of wear and tear, such as sagging or the sides breaking down.  YES: You feel the coils when lying on your bed.
 YES: You hear noises/creaks on your mattress when moving around.  YES: You roll toward the middle of the bed at night, or you easily roll off the edge of the bed.
 YES: No matter what the temperature in your bedroom, you always seem to feel too hot in bed (there is new technology to help with this problem   YES: Your mattress is more than eight years old.
 YES: You’ve outgrown your current mattress size or are in need of a larger one.

Contact a dedicated Bed Fellow Salesman now +2782 576 6730

HOW TO PICK YOUR BED

Things to Consider When Choosing a Bed How to select your bed/mattress

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Space

Select a mattress that gives you enough room for easy, free movement, especially if you’re sharing your bed with a partner. Couples should select a queen or king-size mattress to ensure both individuals have enough space to feel comfortable. The mattress should be at least 15cm longer than the individual using it.

All beds are manufactured 188cm in length. If you require a longer length base or mattress – please contact us before placing your order as this requires a custom quote. Email: Orders@thebedfellows.co.za

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Matching Sleep Sets

Mattresses and their matching bases are engineered to work together. Mismatching bed sets, putting a new mattress on an old base or adding a board between the mattress and foundation will impede comfort and reduce the useful life of the mattress.

 

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Lifespan

That depends on a combination of variables that affects the length of time that a bed set will provide optimum support and comfort. 

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Value

Shopping for the best value, not the lowest price is a healthy investment in your quality of life.

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Quality

A poor-quality mattress can deteriorate quickly, while high-quality bed sets can be expected to provide comfort and support for a number of years. As with other products, you usually get what you pay for.

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Frequency of Use

All things being equal, a bed set in the main bedroom that is used on a nightly, continuous basis will lose comfort more quickly than one in a guest room.

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Weight

An adult who is heavy will wear out a mattress more quickly than someone who is lightweight. And because two people weigh more than one, an adult who sleeps alone will put less wear and tear on their mattress than a couple who sleep together.

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Care

Proper care can extend the life of a mattress. Be sure to turn your mattress over, end-to-end and side-to-side every two weeks for the first six months. After this period, turn it every month.

TIPS TO CARE FOR YOUR BED

Tips on how to treat your new bed/mattress for guarantee/warranty purposes:

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Waterproof mattress protector

Make use of a Waterproof mattress protector to prevent stains and soiling.

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Buy right!

A substandard base will seriously affect the support that a new mattress can provide. The longevity of a quality mattress is affected by the support that the base can provide to both the mattress and the sleeper. We recommend pairing matching bases with mattresses to prevent the one wearing out quicker than the other.

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Rotate or flip your mattress

Rotate or flip your mattress if so recommended by the manufacturer. Failure to follow the instructions provided, could cause permanent damage and void your guarantee/warranty.

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Check Documentation

Check your guarantee/warranty documentation for instructions on what to do and how regularly.

HOSPITALITY DISCOUNTS

We have been in the Furniture and Bedding trade since 1980.

We are partnering with Makouvlei Furniture, a well-known outlet in the Waterberg area.  This provides an ideal location from where to service the lodges and guesthouses in the beautiful Bushveld.

We pride ourselves on great quality, value, and service. Our range is available for purchase from our Bela-Bela store.

Bulk Orders – Hospitality Enquiries qualifies for discount

Talk to us about a customized quotation for your guesthouse or lodge.

Tel: 014 736 2366