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    Bed Buying tips

     
     

    Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your instore bed trialling experience.

    Dress for Testing

    Your goal instore is to find a bed you’ll be sleeping in for the next 8-10 years, so you’ll want to make sure you’re able to give them a proper try out. Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes that are easy to get on and off the beds in. Also you never sleep in shoes, so feel free to remove them to try out the beds properly.

    Trial Time and Style

    • Lie the same way on the bed that you would usually sleep, whether that you’re your back, side or stomach.
    • 5-10 minutes spent on each bed will allow enough time to get a good feel for it.
    • Close your eyes and concentrate on how your body feels when lying on the bed. Are you comfortable? Are there any pressure points? Is your spine aligned?
    • The bed should be at least 10cm longer than the height of the tallest person using it.
    • The width of the bed should allow you to be able to put both your hands under your head without your elbows touching the edge of the mattress or the person sleeping next to you.

    Two in a Bed

    If you sleep next to your partner, it’s best you go bed-trialling together. Take turns shifting about on the bed while the other lies still so you can both get a feel for what it would be like to sleep on. Have a chat about your individual preferences needs and so you can find a bed that works for both of you.

    About the Base

    When buying a new mattress, it’s a good idea to purchase the matching recommended base. The base works in tandem with the mattress to provide maximum support. Using a different bed base to mattress can cause damage in the spring system and lack of support in the bed.

    The Complete Sleep Solution

    It’s a combination of the right bed, protector, pillows and duvet that will give you your best sleep. Different fibres and fills will give you different sleeping solutions, so speak to the Farmers team about your requirements and they can help you with a complete package solution.

    7 Things to Consider

    We spend more than a third of our lives in bed so choosing the right bed is extremely important. Here you will find what you need to consider before buying your new bed.

    01

    A COMPLETE
    SLEEP
    SOLUTION

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    02

    THE IMPORTANCE
    OF A
    NEW BED

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    03

    FINDING
    The Right
    Bed Size

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    04

    Bed
    Buying
    Tips

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    05

    Bed
    Base
    Options

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    06

    Bed
    Arrival and
    Set Up

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    07

    Bed
    Care and
    Maintenance

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