Ensure you get a good night’s sleep
Alan and Denise Preston from BedPost in Dunedin are the folks who know beds inside out and are the place to go to for expert advice and great deals on everything to do with beds. They can show you how to get a good night’s sleep because they really know their stuff. So much so, that the Prestons, have gone from being the ’new kids’ in the industry, to now being the two most experienced and knowledgeable bedding salespeople in Dunedin with 15 years experience in the bed industry. The Prestons say that it has become increasingly obvious to them that sleep in our society is hugely undervalued and people are constantly undermining it with their lifestyle choices. Current research also indicates that quality of sleep has more influence on our health and well being than even diet or exercise. The Preston’s now realise that through helping people in designing their sleep environment they can facilitate major changes in the quality of peoples’ lives A range of truths and misconceptions of what contributes to a great nights’ sleep:
You get what you pay for in a bed - improving spring technology, spring densities, better quality components, increased comfort and support, all come with a price
Beds are designed to last for 8 to 12 years and you change as you get older because your needs change. A secondhand bed is another person’s reject. A good supportive bed is the best option. There is no universal Best bed, what’s right for one person is not necessarily right for someone else.
Synthetic bedding is always the best for Allergies - False
Many natural bedding products such as wool, feather and down and cotton are a good choice because of closer weave fabrics and treatments.
Airing bedding, periodic hot washes of sheets, vacuuming your mattress and using protectors that are both moisture and dust mite proof, will help keep your bed healthy.