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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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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Sleep Tips for Pet Parents | Tuft & Needle

Animals have very different sleep needs than their humans, but it doesn’t mean the whole house has to lose sleep. There are plenty of small adjustments you can make to your daily life that will help your pet—and you—get the best sleep possible.How to help your pet get the best sleepIf your dog or cat suddenly experiences radical changes in their sleep, it’s always a good idea to let the...

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How to Choose an RV Mattress | Tuft & Needle

This summer the RV industry has seen a huge boom in sales, and it's not hard to deduce why. People what to get out of their homes without risking staying in unfamiliar hotels, AirBnBs, or crowded camping sites. An RV is a great way to get out and away with the comforts of home nearby. One of the advantages is that you have a bedroom on wheels ready to crash in after a long day of adventures, bu...

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How to Sleep in Any Rental Property

Moving to a new home is exciting, but it can also be a bit stressful. With all the new noises, a new room arrangement, and more, something as easy as sleeping can quickly become a challenge. While a few nights of subpar sleep are normal, a lack of sleep can quickly impact your life.If you're struggling to catch some ZZZs in your new rental property, here are some tips that can help you get ...

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7 Tips for Getting the Best Sleep While Camping

This summer, we’re all looking for more fresh air and time away from home. There’s no better way to reset than a camping trip, but in order to maximize the R&R, you’ll need a plan to get the best sleep possible. Sleeping in a new place can be tricky enough, but sleeping outdoors can bring strange sounds and experiences that might keep you up more than usual. These tips will help you stay we...

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How to Fix a Slippery Mattress on an Adjustable Frame | Tuft & Needle

Adjustable bed frames are an excellent way to customize your bedtime setup to your exact needs. Whether you want to lounge and binge your favorite Netflix show, or you’re trying to combat snoring or back pain, the benefits are numerous. One thing that tends to get in the way is a slipping-and-sliding mattress that you have to constantly readjust anytime you change the settings. There are a few ...

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How Do Sleep Positions Change As You Age? | Tuft & Needle

I used to be an exclusive stomach sleeper. Like, full plank. With my arms by my sides, I would tuck my hands under my body and get my full 8 hours, sleeping so soundly that I’d wake up in almost the exact position in which I’d fallen asleep.A few years ago, everything changed. Getting to sleep became a marathon. Every night for two weeks, I would lie awake for an hour, sometimes two h...

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Baby Naps 101 | Tuft & Needle

Naps can be one of the most frustrating parts of baby and toddlerhood. They are so important to help get you all through the day, but often they become a huge fight. Understanding how naps work, the best times to get one in, and when to start dropping them from your baby’s schedule are key to avoiding fussy babies and parents. How do I put my baby down for a nap?Let’s start at the basic...

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How to Fix a Squeaky Bed | Tuft & Needle

There's nothing worse than losing sleep because every toss and turn is greeted with a loud, somewhat ominous squeak. Will tonight be the night your frame collapses? Is that spring trying to work its way into your skeletal system? No one needs to live this way—let's talk about why your bed is squeaking and what you can do about it.What makes a bed squeak?Time takes its toll on all of us ...

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