Spindle must be doing something right because people are taking notice. We’ve begun to work with influential bloggers and journalists who are interested in writing about our mattresses. Nest for Less grabbed our attention as
One of the perks of working for Spindle is that employees get a free mattress. I’ve been working with the company since September and trying out beds in our showroom, but I only took
I'm writing this from just outside Boston on the day after a pretty big snowstorm. We got hit with a solid 20" of snow at our house, drifting to nearly four feet in places. There
In September, we began having our latex poured as a three inch block rather than cutting it from a six-inch block like we had done in the past. We chose to make the change
What I mean by it depends is what is the makeup of the cover, quilting foam, FR solution or fiber used in the cover on top of the latex. Most latex is constructed with air
Return policies vary from none to infinity, making this subject confusing at times. Of course there are usually restrictions put on unlimited returns, however there is another side to the debate. I recently was at
Many latex purest may think there is no point in putting a quilted layer on the surface of a latex core. The argument is that it is the ultimate comfort layer and should be
A review of Dreamfoam’s latex mattress on Amazon made me think. And, I got quite upset. While Dreamfoam is a competitor of ours, I realized that inevitably this will happen to us. Someone will post
As you may know, Latex International has filed for Bankruptcy. Fortunately, this is Chapter 11 which allows them to continue operating and clear some debt. This is bad news for any of their suppliers because
With great regret, we have decided to no longer offer synthetic latex in our mattresses. The tidal wave of information on the interwebs is too much to overcome. People just want a natural latex
Have you heard mattress retailers make this kind of claim? We will beat anybody’s price on the same product or your mattress is free! Buyer beware. If it sounds too good to be true it
Simmons, Sealy and Serta are the largest manufacturers of innerspring mattresses in the United States. These manufacturers along with Tempurpedic control over three quarters of all mattress sales in the US. For the sake of
ILD is a measurement of firmness or compression. It is a measurement of how much weight it takes to compress foam. Technically it is how much weight it takes to depress an 50 square inch
I am not sure if everyone looking for latex realizes that there are two different ways to produce Dunlop process latex. The original Dunlop process latex was produced as far back as 80 years ago.
Talalay process latex was developed in the early 70’s and was pioneered by the new startup company Latex International. It really helped bring back latex to the forefront as a raw material used in mattresses.
The first latex for mattresses was produced in 1931 using the Sodium Silicoflouride process which became known as the Dunlop Process. It was named this because it was developed by The Dunlop Rubber Co. in
These two branded mattresses are certainly the two most iconic names ever in the mattress business. Also the top selling mattresses of all time. However, there are many notable differences between these two products. I
These two brands of specialty mattresses are probably the hottest new mattress products of the last few years. The meteoric rise of Tempurpedic, the company that made visco elastic foam or as it is better
The answer to this most likely lies in your individual needs. Buying one of these highly recognized brands of mattresses certainly puts you in smack dab in the middle of where the masses buy their
From a consumer’s point of view there are at least three types of latex that manufacturers use to describe the foam used in their products. Natural latex foam: Natural latex is produced from the sap
In the last few years the mattress industry has seen the consolidation of large mattress manufacturers. Simmons and Serta are now owned by the same large investment company. Tempurpedic purchased Sealy in the last year.
One of the newest terms to describe mattress types is hybrid mattresses. What exactly is a hybrid mattress? Many manufacturers are using this term to describe a combination of all the other types of mattresses.