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23/11/2017

How to Make Your Guest Bedroom Comfortable for Christmas

Christmas means company. Is your guest bedroom ready? Don’t panic if it’s not. You can crank up the cosy factor and make your guests super comfortable this Christmas by making just a few simple tweaks. Try these quick fix tips for guest bedroom perfection:   Guest bedroom mattresses are often a touch less luxurious than our own, but this can be easily remedied with a mattress topper. Rather than shelling out a huge amount of money for a new mattress, a topper allows you to instantly upgrade your guest mattress... Read More

Duvets & Pillows 02/11/2017

How Often Should I Replace my Pillows and Duvet?

When was the last time you replaced your pillows and duvet?If it was so long ago you can’t remember, you may want to read on. Bedding is more than something soft to lie on and under, it takes care of our health too. So to keep ourselves in good nick, we need to take very good care of our duvets and pillows and replace them regularly. According to the Sleep Council, you should replace your pillows every two years, though a study by premium mattress manufacturer, Ergoflex UK, showed that... Read More

Autumn/Winter Bedroom Refresh 19/10/2017

Top 5 Ways to Refresh Your Bedding This Autumn/Winter

Hello autumn, hello bedding refresh. Yes, the seasons are on the move again, and this is the perfect excuse for a little change of your own. Nothing beats a good seasonal decor refresh, whether it’s just a tiny tweak or a full update, and even something as simple as new bedding can make such a difference to your bedroom. Besides, the weather is getting cooler and the nights are drawing in, so your bedding choices for spring won’t necessarily be adequate for the approaching months. So with that in mind,... Read More

02/10/2017

6 Tips For Choosing The Right Bed Linen For You

Did you know we spend around one-third of our lives in bed? Surely, then, we should choose bedding and bed linen that makes this time as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. But with so many different types of bedding to choose from, where do we even start? Start with us. The experts here at Sleep and Beyond can guide you through the process of choosing the bed linen that’s right for you. Let’s start with quality: This is where many people get confused, and we’d like to debunk a little... Read More

15/09/2017

A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Pillow

Are you sleeping on the right kind of pillow? We all sleep differently, and we all have different needs, so it follows that we may need different types of pillows to give us the best night’s sleep. If you’re not sure which kind of pillow is right for you, follow these simple steps from the experts here at Sleep and Beyond to find out: Most of us have a go-to sleeping position that we adopt and usually maintain throughout the night. You may not realise it, but the position you... Read More

Duvets & Sheets 21/08/2017

Your Guide to Duvet Tog Ratings

Are you sleeping comfortably? There’s a good chance you’ve been sleeping under the wrong type of duvet all this time, and it could be down to one factor that gets many people confused: tog rating. When it comes to buying a new duvet it is easy to think ,’what do duvet tog ratings actually mean?’. Tog refers to the ability of a duvet to trap air and retain heat. In other words, tog means warmth. The higher the tog, the more heat your duvet will trap and the warmer you’ll... Read More

Bed Linen 10/08/2017

How To Care For Your Bed Linen: The Experts’ Guide

Hands up, who has bobbly bed sheets with faded colours, pulled threads and musty smells? Now hands up, who wishes they knew how to avoid all of these fabric faux pas? Good news, you’re about to find out. Here’s a complete guide on how to take good care of your brand new duvet covers, bed sheets and pillowcases and keep them as crisp and fresh as the day you bought them. Before you do anything to your new bed linen, make sure you find the care labels and read them very... Read More