The NBF Bed Buyers Guide

The National Bed Federation (NBF) have put together an informative guide on buying a bed.

There are lots of factors to take into consideration before buying a new bed and the guide will help you determine if it’s time to replace your bed.

  • Their useful checklist will guide you through the process:
  • Have you had your mattress more than seven years?
  • Do you wake up with stiffness and/or aches and pains?
  • Are you sleeping as well as you did a year ago?
  • Have you had a better night’s sleep in a bed other than yours?
  • Does your mattress show signs of visible wear and tear (it sags, is lumpy etc)?

Once it has been determined that you need a new bed the guide then takes you through important key points to consider: type of bed, size, price, mattress, divan or bedstead and of course making sure the bed has the NBF Mark of approval.

It also advises on how to care for your bed and provides a very useful section answering frequent questions that have been asked by consumers.  Its definitely worth a read before you buy your next bed.

Read/Download the NBF’s guide to buying a new bed here

 

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