2. The Importance of a New Bed
A good night’s sleep can make all the difference between a great day and a hard one. A great sleep not only boosts your energy levels, it improves your immune system, makes your more mentally alert, enhances your memory and mood, and assists in slowing the ageing process.
Having a bed that is right for your body type and sleep habits is vital; yet often buying a bed is something people rush through. Spend time trying out different models and speaking to the Farmers team about your sleeping habits to help them find the right bed for you.
Purchasing a bed is an investment in your long-term health and wellbeing. Every $1000 you spend equates to just 27cents per night over a 10-year ownership period. For this reason alone, it’s worth investing in a quality bed.
A mattress can deteriorate up to 75% from its original new condition after 10 years. Over time, dampness is absorbed from the air and your body, and builds up within a mattress. This dampness not only contributes to a feeling of cold when you sleep, it is also a breeding ground for bacteria and dust mites. While a mattress protector can help to slow down moisture absorption, it’s still vital to purchase a new bed every 8-10 years.
Space around you when you sleep helps to ensure a deeper, undisturbed sleep for both you and your partner. If you’re sleeping with a partner, it’s recommended you should opt for at least a queen bed in size, and if needed even a king or super king to offer extra space. When choosing your bed size, it pays to think about who else might be joining you — if kids or pets often sleep with you, you may require more space.
Minimising Partner Disturbance
A small amount of movement by you or your partner can mean a disturbed sleep for the other party. A common problem for many people, partner disturbance can be minimised with Sleepyhead’s modern support technologies.
Think about these points when looking for a new bed or mattress. Sleepyhead provides options that take these into considerations, however if you need personalised help, please discuss your needs in store with a Farmers team member.
- Do you have allergies?
- Do you prefer 100% natural products?
- Do you regularly feel hot or cold when in bed?
- Do you have a personal preference for 'feel'?