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Based in United Kingdom, bedlum.beds has been an eBay member since 19 Feb, 2003
19 Feb, 2003
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Beware of Fake Memory Foam Mattresses!!!
I would like to bring peoples attention to a number of mattresses on ebay that aren't what they are claimed to be.
The sellers of the mattresses in question are either describing them as 'Reflex Memory Foam', or some even just describe them as memory foam mattresses.
The truth is that the only genuine memory foam is 'Visco Elastic Memory Foam', which has slow reacting properties. Reflex foam is basically sponge that you would find in many soft furnishings, and is far cheaper. Reflex foam is...
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What's the difference between pocket sprung & open coil
Many people ask us the difference between open coil sprung mattresses and pocket sprung mattresses.
Well if you can picture lots of individual springs standing upright, and each spring is within a fabric pocket, well that’s what pocket sprung means. Each spring on it's own isn't actually very firm, but because there are so many they give you excellent support due to the fact that they contour to your body.
Open coil means that there are usually only around 360 springs (for a doubl...
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How many pocket springs in a mattress?
You wouldn't believe the sales hype that some reps give in bed shops. One of the things that they will try and tell you is 'the more pocket springs in a mattress the better'. Well to be honest this isn't true.
800 springs in a king size mattress is enough to do what pocket springs are designed to do. If a mattress has too many springs (I have seen 3000 in a king size mattress), then the springs have to be made so small and weak that they can easily be damaged.
I usually recommend between 10...