Even we can’t perform miracles.

At Spindle, we sometimes get calls from customers who claim their mattress is causing them pain. That’s something I can relate to. I woke up this morning with a stiff neck, sore shoulders and a


A mattress for the e-commerce revolution

E-commerce has changed the way that people shop for nearly everything from electronics to cars to real estate. Mattresses, however, is a category that people prefer to shop for in a brick and mortar store.


The Goldilocks mattress. Your mileage may vary.

In a previous post I told how my wife and I put our new mattress together. Here I’ll give some observations about transitioning to latex from an innerspring mattress. Prior to our Spindle we were on


Assembling my new Spindle Mattress

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


Don’t Blame the Forecasters

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


The end of our synthetic latex blend.

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


What is ILD?

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


What is Talalay latex? Does it matter?

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.

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