Now introducing: Antimicrobial protection for the Mint Mattress

With 2020 comes a renewed appreciation for cleanliness—from hand sanitizer to figuring out how to properly clean our bedding. That is exactly why we are proud to announce antimicrobial protection for our Mint Mattress. Together with our parent company Serta Simmons Bedding, Tuft & Needle is partnering with Switzerland’s HeiQ Group for exclusive access to their NPJ03 antimicrobial protection...

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The Rarities of Halloween 2020: Saturday and a Blue Moon

We don’t have to tell you that everything about 2020 has been weird. This weekend is Halloween and it seems a lot of us are trying to plan a “normal” event—one that honors health and safety, but still allows us and our kiddos to enjoy one of the most festive times of the year. It sounds like some folks are planning very controlled celebrations with small groups, but much like everything else th...

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Side Sleepers love Tuft & Needle

When we set out building mattresses all those years ago, we were confident that customers would love what we made. What we didn’t expect were all the listicle rankings we’d find not only ourselves on.Tuft & Needle mattresses have been listed as great for hot sleepers, back sleepers, stomach sleepers, and even light sleepers (due to the reduced motion transfer benefit of our mattresses)....

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Early Birds vs. Night Owls: What does your sleep preference say about you?

Some of us are morning people and some of us are… exactly not morning people. But the time of day you prefer to get stuff done—also known as your chronotype—could say a lot more about your personality than you realize.There have been many studies on this topic over the years, with researchers examining the personality differences between self-proclaimed early birds and night owls. And while...

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How to maintain a clean mattress | Tuft & Needle

Whether you clean your mattress often or you've never even considered the idea, the best way to clean your particular mattress depends on the materials it’s made of. A while back, we outlined the best ways to clean your mattress based on its construction, but now we want to talk about keeping a mattress clean with periodic freshen-up sessions.Simple tips to maintain a clean mattress Firs...

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Pregnancy Sleep Tips | Tuft & Needle

Being pregnant is hard work. Is it exciting? Absolutely. But is it also exhausting and, at times, frustrating? You bet it is.Some pregnant women have it easier than others in certain aspects—not everyone experiences morning sickness or sciatic pain or unexpected complications. But one thing that seems to be standard across the board is the challenge of learning how to sleep comfortably and ...

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What is “Doomscrolling” and How Does it Impact our Sleep? | Tuft & Needle

2020 has us losing sleep for a lot of reasons, but one of the biggest sources of restless nights is simply not being able to look away from the barrage of terrifying headlines and stories. Last week, most of us were probably nearly asleep when the current administration’s COVID-19 diagnoses started breaking—how do you shut off when important updates are rolling in incessantly?  We’re not en...

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Where do old mattresses go? | Tuft & Needle

We’ve all driven by the sad, lumpy, dingy mattress set sitting on the side of the road and wondered about its fate. Is this really all there is for our worn out mattresses? According to Cascade Alliance's 2017 report The State of the Mattress Recycling Industry, an estimated 55,000 mattresses end up in landfills every single day, despite 80% of mattress materials being reusable. Isn’t there som...

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How to choose a platform bed | Tuft & Needle

We love a good platform bed. It seems like no one was talking about platform beds and then, suddenly, they were everywhere. In reality, platform beds are nothing new, but they’ve certainly gained momentum in recent years and have become one of the most popular and simple ways to update your bedroom.And for good reason. There are many benefits to making the switch to a platform bed, such as:...

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Can you wash pillows? | Tuft & Needle

Night in and night out, through drool, sweat, and tears—plus dead skin particles, dust, dirt, oil, and more—your pillow has seen the best of times and the worst of times. And, while your pillowcase can play goalie to a limit, much of that grimy stuff will inevitably permeate the pillowcase and make its way into your pillow, especially if you don’t change the case very often.It’s no secret j...

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