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Jun 14, 2022 Hali Reynolds

Top 5 Mattress Terms for Your Facility Explained

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At American Bedding, our mission is to help you make the most informed decisions for your behavioral health facility. Don’t let anything stand in the way of your search for the best of the best when it comes to equipping your facility with its unique mattress needs. Keep reading as we break down the top 5 mattress terms to keep in mind as you’re shopping. 

1. Durability 

American Bedding mattresses are built with quality material that isn’t easily damaged or sullied. Using high-quality material creates the look and feel of home while providing a structurally sound product. Elements like waterproof fabrics and replacement mattress covers give new life to older mattresses by extending the usability of your existing mattress cores. This ensures you have a durable product that will stand up against the use of many guests over time.

Pro Tip: Mattress covers extend the life of your mattress by adding years to their use. Maintain your mattresses' condition by conducting yearly checks and making adjustments based on your needs.

2. Safety

There are several different elements that contribute to the safety of our mattresses. Residential quilted mattresses can hold risk factors for bed bug infestation because they serve as a hiding and breeding area for bed bugs. But our mattresses and covers have an inverted seam and a bed bug proof enclosure, giving the bed bugs no edges to hide or lay their eggs, making them inhospitable for bed bugs and safe for your sleepers! 

Additionally, our bed bug proof products are made with AntiBac Vinyl, Poly-Sof OX-P, or SoFlux OX Nylon fabrics which provide a smooth, impenetrable surface that will prevent bed bugs from burrowing in. 

Pro Tip: At American Bedding, we go the extra mile to keep your sleepers safe and your facility free from liability by adhering to the 16CFR standard with every mattress. 16 CFR 1633 is the code for federal flammability standards and you can rest assured when purchasing our mattresses as they meet this standard for open flame testing.

3. Comfort

When we talk about comfort, we’re speaking from the inside out. Everything about our mattresses from the density to the type of fabric usedplays a role in the comfort level of our products. The top three fabrics used on our mattresses are vinyl, nylon, and Poly-Sof OX-P. Check out the pros and cons of each:

Vinyl Pros:

  • Waterproof
  • Antibacterial
  • Stain-resistant
  • Bed bug resistant
  • Wipes clean

Vinyl Cons:

  • Stiffer than nylon
  • Can contribute to body heat buildup

Nylon & Poly-Sof OX-P Pros: 

  • Waterproof
  • Antibacterial
  • Stain-resistant
  • Bed bug resistant
  • Wipes clean
  • Softer than vinyl
  • Reduces body heat buildup

Nylon & Poly-Sof OX-P Cons: 

  • Not as waterproof when subjected to moisture for long periods of time (such as when kids wet the bed at night)

Pro Tip: Have you checked out our collection of premium hospitality pillows? They are five-star quality with enhanced freshness and long-lasting comfort to exceed your guests' needs when creating the most comfortable sleeping space.  

4. Longevity

Not only do we provide the highest quality mattresses around, but our products will last longer than the average mattress on the market. With products to enhance the life of your mattress - like the stain-resistant and breathable comfort guard mattress encasement - our mattresses can be used repeatedly, withstanding much wear and tear.

Pro Tip: We believe in taking care of the environment the best we can. Did you know that our professional installers can take care of the recycling and disposal of your old mattresses during the installation process? 

5. Affordable

As you have learned up until this point, American Bedding products are durable, safe, comfortable, high-quality, and long-lasting. In addition to these attributes, our mattresses are also budget-friendly! Reach out to our sales team if you’re interested in making a purchase today to receive a custom quote. 

There’s a lot to think about as you begin to research and shop around for quality furniture and mattresses! Keep these 5 terms in mind to make the most informed decisions for your facility and get on our mailing list to be the first to receive our Buyer’s Guide. It’s the best way to learn about the extensive catalog of products we provide. New call-to-action

Published by Hali Reynolds June 14, 2022