The latest news is that an international holding company has purchased Mattress Firm. (Effective August 2016 and to close November 2016). It seems that the Wall Street companies (for some reason) like the mattress business. Advent International acquired all the family owned major brand mattresses (Sealy, Serta, Tempurpedic, Simmons and Sterns Foster) (Those were the […]
Buying a mattress online is loaded with pitfalls. The first problem with buying a mattress online is that you can’t try it out before you take it home. Most people when they come into my showroom don’t purchase the first one they try. I always encourage everyone to try at least 4 or 5 different […]
Everyday someone says “there’s a mattress store on every corner”. It may seem that way. The fact however, we don’t have much competition. Stores like Mattress Firm can’t compete with us. They have too much overhead. All you have to do is go into their store and then into ours to see what I mean. […]
Latex Mattress I get the question every day. “What is latex mattress? I’ve never heard of it!” The top layer of foam on 99% of mattresses is polyurethane. That’s an oil based mixture that is in pillows and couch cushions. 1% of mattresses are latex. That’s because latex is very expensive to produce compared to […]
We deliver mattresses every day. We keep almost everything in stock Same day delivery or next day delivery is almost never a problem!
Some people purchase a mattress without doing their homework. They make assumptions about mattresses and mattress stores based on advertising and don’t look at the important factor: (mattress construction). I like to think that our customers are smart shoppers. Our customers are usually ones who will take the time to learn a little about their […]
Pocket coil mattresses have been around for long time. If a mattress has any steel or springs in it Leggett & Platt probably manufactures it. They make almost all the spring and steel for bedding in the USA. So when you see one of the name brands advertising how great their mattress is remember…… it’s […]
People often ask me “how can you sell it for so much less”. It is pretty easy to understand how when you consider a few facts. The big retail store that you see advertising on TV, in newspapers, radio and everywhere else pays a lot for that. That advertising works on a large percentage of […]
Approximately 95% of mattresses today are made of polyurethane. The other 5% are made of latex. Latex is superior to poly in every way. Supports and feels better Is more durable / lasts longer Sleeps cooler Is biodegradable and natural Latex is a more expensive product to manufacture than poly. Therefore it costs more. That […]
Here is a pretty good video exposing the big name mattress companies: Click here This is the same basic information that we preach every day at Charleston Bedding.