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The Mattress Makeover: How to Refresh Your Bedding

September 13, 2023

Is your bedroom feeling a bit lackluster? Perhaps it's time to give your bedding a refresh! Your bed is the focal point of your sleep space, and with the right bedding elements, you can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere that beckons you to unwind after a long day. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to refresh your bedding, from choosing the right mattress and pillows to selecting the perfect bed frame and sheets. Whether you're a sleep connoisseur or a novice, this article is packed with tips and bedding ideas from our experts to transform your bed into a haven of comfort and style. Let's dive into each step of refreshing your bedding to help you create the bedroom of your dreams.

Choosing the Perfect Mattress

Your journey to bedding bliss starts with the right mattress. There are various mattress types available, each catering to different preferences and needs. Memory foam mattresses offer contouring support, while innerspring mattresses provide a bouncy feel. Hybrid mattresses combine the benefits of both.

When choosing a mattress, consider your preferred sleep position. For example, to choose the right mattress for a side sleeper, you must consider both support and contouring. Assess the mattress’s firmness and durability to ensure it is a long-lasting mattress. Finally, keep in mind any specific health concerns that can impact your sleep and your budget.

Our Pick:
Sealy Response - Posturepedic Plus - Satisfied II - Medium - Cal King (526132CALKING)

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Selecting the Right Pillows

Pillows play a crucial role in achieving a good night's sleep. With options ranging from feather and down to memory foam and latex, it's important to find the best pillow for your unique needs. Side sleepers might opt for a firmer pillow to keep the spine aligned, while back sleepers could benefit from a medium-firm option.

Our Pick:
Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Adapt® Cloud + Cooling Pillow - Standard (153021STANDARD)

Adjustable Bases

Transform the ambiance of your bedroom with an adjustable bed base. Whether you prefer sleek and modern designs or intricate canopy styles, there's an option to match your personal aesthetic. Adjustable bed bases not only improve the visual appeal of your room but also provide customizable comfort and support. Some models even feature integrated storage solutions, allowing you to optimize the utilization of your available space.

Our Pick:
Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Ergo® - Cal King (TEMPURERGOCALKING)

Exploring Sheet Types

The type of sheets you choose can significantly impact your sleep experience. Cotton sheet sets are known for their breathability and softness, making them a popular choice. Linen sheets offer a relaxed and effortlessly chic look, while microfiber sheets provide a wrinkle-resistant and affordable option.

Mixing and Matching Colors and Patterns

Bedding is a fantastic way to infuse your personality into your bedroom decor. Experiment with colors that promote relaxation, such as calming blues or soothing neutrals. Don't be afraid to mix and match patterns for added visual interest.

Additionally, mastering the art of layering is the key to creating a luxurious and inviting bed. Add a cozy throw or blanket for warmth and texture. Accent pillows, such as throw pillows, in varying sizes can transform your bed into a visually appealing focal point.

Caring for Your Bedding

To keep your bedding fresh and inviting, proper care is essential. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for washing and drying your sheets. Do not forget about your pillows as well. If you do not have a washable pillow, then make sure to air them and even expose them to the sun. Additionally, consider using mattress and pillow protectors to guard against spills, allergens, and dust mites.

Refresh Your Bedding Today at Standard

You're now equipped with the knowledge to refresh your bedding and transform your sleep space into a haven of comfort and style. By choosing the right mattress, pillows, adjustable base, and sheets, you'll lay the foundation for your bedroom retreat. Adding personal touches like colors and layers, allows you to create a space you can't wait to sink into at the end of each day.

If you are ready to refresh your bedding today, make sure to visit our online catalog or come by our mattress stores in Beaverton, Portland, or Bend, Oregon. Our mattress experts at Standard are ready to answer any questions you have to make sure you upgrade your bed in a way that suits your needs. Shop with us today!

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Frequently Asked Questions to Refresh Your Bedding

Should you wash new bedding?

Yes, we recommend washing new bedding before using it to remove any potential dust, allergens, or manufacturing residues and to ensure a clean and fresh sleep environment.

How often should I replace my mattress?

On average, mattresses should be replaced every 7-10 years, depending on quality and wear.

Are microfiber sheets suitable for hot sleepers?

Yes, microfiber sheets are breathable and lightweight, making them a good option for those who tend to sleep hot.

How can I prevent my sheets from wrinkling?

Opt for wrinkle-resistant fabrics like microfiber, or promptly remove and fold your sheets after drying.

Can I use a regular bed frame with an adjustable bed base?

No, adjustable bed bases require specific frames that can accommodate their movement and weight. Be sure to choose a compatible frame for optimal functionality.

How do I clean and maintain memory foam pillows?

To clean memory foam pillows, gently spot-clean using a mild detergent and water. Allow them to air dry completely before putting the cover back on. Regularly fluff and rotate the pillow to maintain its shape and support.

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Sealy Response - Posturepedic Plus - Satisfied II - Medium - Cal King

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