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An Honest View on Polyester and Latex Mattresses

An Honest View on Polyester and Latex Mattresses

If you want to know more about whether a product is safe, be skeptical researching on the internet. Most so-called information pages will be manufacturers promoting their own products and often claim their competition uses unsafe materials.  This makes life confusing for the public trying to find out the truth. If you look hard enough and long enough, you will always find something to be concerned about.

I have worked 35 years in the mattress industry and have seen many different materials used in mattresses so I hope my impartial advice will help you understand a little more about whether you should buy Polyester, Latex or a combination of both.

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Polyester - the FACTS

Polyester - the FACTS
In this complicated world we live in, the materials used in mattresses are no exception. There are many good reasons why you just can't say natural materials are good and manmade are bad. Most poisons, neurotoxins and allergens are virtually all natural! If you look at any material hard enough you will find pros and cons.

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Mattress Ingredients

Mattress Ingredients

Do you know what is in your mattress?

We believe that everyone should be able to simply look at a label on their mattress to know what's inside, not just the fillings but the chemical treatments too. When buying food you can look at the list of ingredients, why not with a mattress?

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Babies, Children and Flame Retardant chemicals - The Risks

Babies, Children and Flame Retardant chemicals - The Risks

Should I be concerned about fire retardants in my child's mattress? Yes.

Children are vulnerable to the toxic effects of these chemicals because their brain and other organs are still developing. Researchers have found that children have higher concentrations of flame retardants in their bodies than adults.

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