If you want to stay up to date with the latest developments at Mattress Mart, you've come to the right place! On our blog, you can read about innovative sleep technologies, hear news from the world's leading mattress manufacturers and receive tips on how to get the best night's sleep possible.

Three Reasons to Choose Mattress Mart for Your Next Bed Purchase


If you’re in need of a new bed, it’s important to find a reputable, trustworthy mattress store to work with. With all of the different options available, you will be relying on their expertise to help you choose the right bed for your needs. At Mattress Mart, we are known for our knowledgeable and helpful sales staff at all of our locations throughout Southwest Michigan. 

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Choosing the Right Bed for Your Back Pain


According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain. Back pain is the biggest cause of physical disability, the leading reason for missed work and the second most common reason that people visit a doctor. With so many people experiencing lower back pain so frequently, it's no surprise that many are seeking comfort and relief wherever they can find it.

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Some of the Many Benefits of Sleeping on a Memory Foam Mattress

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Relieving pressure points, aligning your spine and supporting your back, accommodating all sleeping positions, mitigating dust mites and helping allergy sufferers, and more, these beds offer many benefits and can help you get a great night’s sleep!

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Survey Says: Beauty Sleep is Real

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Most people have heard of the term beauty sleep, or beauty rest, but probably wrote it off as being a myth. To test the theory, mattress retailer Sealy decided to do a survey that examines the relationship between sleep and beauty. In this post, Mattress Mart will look at the surveys findings and what good sleep can do for your looks and your health.

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Things to Consider When Buying a Mattress in Battle Creek or Kalamazoo

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Choosing the best mattress for your needs is absolutely crucial. There are many factors that should be considered when thinking of buying a new mattress in Battle Creek or Kalamazoo that include whether a new mattress is needed, what type of mattress you should buy, what level of firmness for your sleep positions, and your body type and weight.

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Ten Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep on Your New Bed in Kalamazoo

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The mattress experts at Mattress Mart know that getting a great night’s rest is the key to start your day off feeling refreshed and energized. If sleeping peacefully through the night is tough for you, try some of these tricks and you will find that getting restful sleep is doable –especially with your new mattress in Kalamazoo from Mattress Mart.

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Sleeping Better with the Help of an Adjustable Bed

Adjustable Bed

We've all been there: tossing and turning in the middle of the night trying to find the perfect sleeping position. You cram a few pillows under your legs, you ball up the blanket and stuff it behind your head, you fold your arm back and prop it against the wall... it can be a never-ending – and tiresome – struggle. Thankfully, Mattress Mart has the solution! Our adjustable beds can help you find that mythical position, get comfortable and, more importantly, get some much-needed rest. In this post, we're going to look at how an adjustable bed base is good for both the body and the mind.

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Four Ways to Help Yourself Fall Asleep More Quickly at Night

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Some people fall asleep as soon as they lay down, while others, no matter how tired they are just cannot seem to drift off. The more this inability to fall asleep easily happens, the more stress and even adrenaline occurs when you’re trying to fall asleep – you’re worried you’re not going to be able to fall asleep and that keeps you up. In this post, we will look at five things you can do to help yourself fall asleep quickly and easily. 

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Sleep Deprivation Can Wreak Havoc on Your Health

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Sleep is as essential to life as eating and drinking – your body and mind need time to rest and recuperate. When you do not get an adequate amount of sleep you begin to suffer the effects of sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation causes serious impediment in necessary brain and body functions. Studies have shown that sleeping less than five hours every 24 hours increases your chances of death by 15 percent. Prolonged sleep deprivation is especially dangerous and can even lead to chronic illness. In this post we will look at what systems are most likely to be affected by lack of sleep.

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Four Reasons to Consider a Gel Memory Foam Mattress in Kalamazoo

Gel Memory Foam Mattress in Kalamazoo

Having the best mattress for your needs is imperative to getting a good night’s sleep where you wake up feeling well-rested and ready to take on the day. It’s important to venture out when it comes to getting a new mattress and not just blindly stick to what you’re used to. Who knows, a different type of mattress may be what’s right for you. In this post, we will look at four of the reasons you should consider buying a gel memory foam mattress in Kalamazoo

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Six Ways to Get Energized in the Morning

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There are some people who, no matter how much restful sleep they get, have a hard time feeling energized in the morning. A "morning person" is someone who practically jumps out of bed in the morning, ready to tackle the day. Many of us are not fortunate to be naturally chipper after waking up. We pull the blanket up over our heads and hit the snooze as many times as we can. While you may never be a person who loves mornings, there are some techniques that should make your mornings a little easier.

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Five Signs That it’s Time to Get a New Mattress from Mattress Mart

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If you have trouble sleeping including waking up often in the middle of the night and not being able to go back to sleep or you get, what you feel is a full eight hours of sleep, and still do not feel well rested in he morning, you may need a new mattress in Kalamazoo, Portage, or Battle Creek from Mattress Mart. In this post, we will look at five signs to look out for. 

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Five Tips for Anyone Looking to Buy a New Bed

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Buying a new mattress is tough... it's not one of those things that you can accomplish by reading a few reviews, asking your friends and pulling out your wallet. There are unique properties inherent to every mattress and, more importantly, there are subtleties and nuances to every person's situation and needs. You may be a light sleeper, have back issues or a partner that likes to flop around. Maybe you experience chronic neck pain or suffer from sleep apnea. Whatever your situation is, it's important to do your due diligence and find a mattress that meets your needs. In this post, we're going to give you five tips that will help you find the perfect mattress.

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Keeping Your Old Pillows Around Too Long Could be Hazardous to Your Health

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A National Sleep Foundation poll shows that 70% of respondents agree that a comfortable pillow is imperative for getting a good night's sleep. This can make it hard for some sleepers to part with their beloved favorite pillows. Beyond the pillows breaking down over time causing lost support, they also become a sponge for dirt, sweat, mites and other critters, as well as dead skin.

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Four Ways to Ensure Better Sleep

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1. Follow a sleep schedule


A healthy adult usually needs between seven and eight hours of sleep. This means that it’s important to set aside at least 8 hours of sleep each night for sleeping. It’s also important to go to bed at the same time every night, this includes the weekends. If your sleep varies a lot between the week and the weekend, you’re confusing your body’s sleep-wake cycle.


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Five Advantages of Pure Talalay Bliss Latex Mattresses at Mattress Mart

Pure Talalay Bliss latex mattress

When buying a new mattress, many people are considering memory foam, but there's another type of mattress that has its own advantages – Pure Talaly Bliss latex mattresses. At Mattress Mart we offer three Pure Bliss options – Pamper, Nature, and Beautiful. In this post, we will look at five advantages the Pure Talalay Bliss latex mattress has over memory foam.

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Light Exposure Before Bed May Be Making You Sick

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It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time before electric light was readily available 24 hours a day. It’s no secret that this addition of light has had positive and profound impact s on our daily lives – culturally, economically, and technologically. However, there may be a downside to copious amounts of artificial light at night that our ancestors did not experience. Scientists have only just become uncovering the ways that light exposure at night effects human health, but do know if interferes with the length and quality of sleep people get by suppressing melatonin. Sleep deficiency is well known to increase the risk of several chronic and serious diseases, including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and even breast cancer. 

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Six Awful Side Effects of Sleeping on a Bad Mattress

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Usually you're able to notice the short-term effects of a night of low-quality sleep right when you wake up. What about the long-term effects? Low quality sleep can and will cause a wide array of negative effects on your mind and body. Most people aren't aware of just how big of a role their mattress plays in their overall health.

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The Best Bedding and Mattresses for Allergy Sufferers

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Most people spend about eight hours in bed each night, that’s a third of your day, so you obviously want to make sure your bed is not making your allergies worse. Your bed is something you have control over, so why not do everything you can to make up breathing easy? More often than not the adverse reaction to bedding by allergy sufferers is because of dust mites. There is also a buildup of humidity that is created when you sleep because of your body heat, which can cause mold and mildew inside of your mattress. In this post, we will look at three easy ways to reduce your allergy symptoms. 

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Five Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep


With nearly one-third of the country having trouble getting a good night's sleep, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has declared a national sleep epidemic. Especially for those suffering from sleep insomnia, the struggle to get to bed in time to ensure a solid, restful sleep can be excruciating and lead to any number of detrimental effects such as an inability to concentrate, depression, heart disease and more. As sleep is so crucial to physical, mental and emotional health, we wanted to talk today about how you can develop healthy sleep habits and, hopefully, get some quality rest.

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Why You Should Choose Mattress Mart for Your Next Mattress Purchase

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It seems like almost every other month there is a mattress store popping up in your neighborhood. Many of these new stores are focused strictly on price instead of quality and longevity. Comfort and quality and value for your dollar should be paramount when you're shopping for a new mattress. Many of these owners are new to the industry and do not have the knowledgeable and passionate salespeople we at Mattress Mart are so fortunate to employ.

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Could Your Lack of Sleep be Contributing to Weight Gain?

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If you're gaining weight or even just struggling to lose weight, your sleep habits may be to blame. Many people who are suffering from sleep deprivation don't even know it. They think it's normal to feel groggy and exhausted all day long. Doctors used to believe that in order for sleep deprivation to really affect your weight, it had to be significant. We now know that is not the case. One obvious reason that lack of sleep can affect your weight is that you're more likely to hit the snooze and choose not to work out and after work you're so exhausted, there's no way you're going to go then either.

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Get a Better Night’s Sleep with Pacific Coast Pillows

Pacific Coast Pillows

Having a supportive mattress is only half the battle when it comes to getting a good night's sleep. To complement your mattress, you need comfortable pillows to ensure that your neck maintains a proper alignment. Pacific Coast's "Core Sleep" line of pillows are designed to offer a range of features that support your neck, enhance your comfort and, most importantly, contribute to achieving a peaceful, restful night. Today, we'd like to talk about the Core Sleep line and how – with the help of a high quality mattress – it can help you get the best possible night's sleep.

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Welcome to Mattress Mart’s New Website!


As you've certainly noticed by now, Mattress Mart's website has undergone a massive overhaul. Gone is the old site, with its confusing menu structure and lack of mobile responsiveness. Now, in its place, we've got a whole new menu system and, more importantly, the entire site is designed to display properly on all devices! From smartphones to desktop computers, you can now easily navigate our site whether you're in the office or on the go.

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5 Reasons to Consider Protect-A-Bed Mattress Protectors

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If you value your sleep and peace of mind, it might be time to consider a Premium Mattress Protector from Protect-A-Bed's range of mattress protection products. Created with a cotton terry towel surface for enhanced comfort and backed with the company's proprietary, waterproof Miracle Membrane, Protect-A-Bed's mattress protectors don't just safeguard the condition of your bed, they increase its comfort. In this post, we're going to look at five of the major reasons that you might consider purchasing a mattress protector.

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