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How To Sleep Better At Night Naturally

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Nov 2021

How To Sleep Better At Night Naturally

A good night’s rest comes with a multitude of health benefits – but for around 36% of UK adults who have trouble sleeping, knowing how to sleep well is easier said than done. While prescription sleep aids might help in the short term, these can cause psychological dependency – and some can even make you feel drowsy the following day. The sheer amount of advice...

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How Big Is A Double Bed?

18

Oct 2021

How Big Is A Double Bed?

Discover Double Bed Measurements Here. Of the six standard double bed sizes available in the UK, the double bed falls somewhere in between a single and a king size bed. Think of it as the Goldilocks of bedsizes: not too big, not too small – but if you’re looking for something a little larger than a single mattress with a little extra room to stretch...

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Revealing The True Size Of A King Size Bed

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Sep 2021

Revealing The True Size Of A King Size Bed

King Size Mattress Dimensions Explained: How Big Is A King Size Bed? From sleeping on animal hides (or even on leaves) to modern-day mattresses, the evolution of the humble bed has come a long way.  Although sometimes referred to simply in terms of their imperial or metric measurements, the more regal terms used to describe the size of a queen, emperor or size of a...

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Aug 2021

How to Choose a Mattress

If you’re wondering how to choose a mattress that is suitable for you, you might also be considering it as an investment: according to the Sleep Foundation, the average person spends approximately one-third of their life in bed. Quality sleep is essential to health and wellbeing – so it’s important to find a supportive comfortable mattress. Under ordinary circumstances, mattresses should be replaced roughly every...

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Lady hands set up white bed sheet in hotel room

01

Feb 2021

The Myths of Cleaning Your Bed

We all strive for a clean and cosy bed to crawl into at night…is there really any better feeling than fresh linen and fresh pyjamas after a shower? We don’t think so. However, when trying to keep your bed as clean as possible, there are some common mistakes that we all make that have the opposite effect, or even damage the mattress. Here are the...

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5 Tips to Improve your Space for Sleep

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Jan 2021

5 Tips to Improve your Space for Sleep

A few changes in your space and personal habits can help optimise your bedroom for the best possible night’s sleep. We have highlighted 5 key tips so you can do this too! 1 – Keep that lighting low! In the evening, switch off your ceiling light and opt for lamps instead. Our brains use lighting to regulate our sleep cycles, therefore bright lights extend the...

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Wellbeing, home and clutter…

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May 2018

Wellbeing, home and clutter…

Health and wellbeing have never played a more prominent part in our lives than they do now. From investing in a healthy diet or finding a balanced way of living, so it’s natural that we’d start to see this trend spilling into the homes. People are using the power of positivity to dress their interior. Incorporating wellbeing into our homes is easier than you may...

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Help with finding calm, and personal time before bed.

02

May 2018

Help with finding calm, and personal time before bed.

Can herbal tea really help you sleep? Up until the last couple of decades, there was a lack of scientific evidence to support this traditional use of medicinal plants. However, in recent years, there have been numerous research studies showing promising results. Chamomile is a common ingredient in sleep tea, and there’s mounting evidence that it helps with anxiety. There’s no conclusive proof that it...

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10 easy steps to choosing your sleep environment with Feather and Springs.

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Apr 2018

10 easy steps to choosing your sleep environment with Feather and Springs.

Don’t rush, Seek out advise, Take time, Test and Let us deliver the rest…   • Don’t rush into anything: Buying new bed is a significant investment and, one that should last for years, so make sure you do appropriate research into what is right for you, your partner and your home. Take time to think about what you need in terms of both comfort and...

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Orthopedic beds vs Pocket Springs.

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Apr 2018

Orthopedic beds vs Pocket Springs.

Orthopaedic beds. Without wishing to appear to be detrimental to other retailers and manufacturers, who may use the term Orthopaedic to seduce you to buy one of their beds, there is no proven link to any medical benefits from these type of beds, and not one Hospital, Medical body or Institution have associated their name to this. Historically, opinion was that you need a hard...

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Feather and Springs is expanding!

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May 2017

Feather and Springs is expanding!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Feather & Springs is expanding! We will be opening a new shop in Lancaster on Chapel Street on 16th June which will carry the full Feather & Springs range of beds and mattresses. At the same time as our business expansion; we are also thrilled to announce that our family involvement is also expanding and that the new...

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New brands come to Feather & Springs

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May 2017

New brands come to Feather & Springs

We launched our showroom in Kendal last year and have been surprised and delighted by the success of the new business. The brisk trade in Feather & Springs beds has led us to think about how we can improve our offering and we are thrilled to be able to say that we are now going to be stocking a variety of high quality mattresses from bespoke...

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