These days, putting up with a mattress because it only comes in one level of firmness or in one height is not necessary. The latest innovation in mattresses is the custom-made mattress — and it’s truly amazing!
Kingsdown bedMATCH™ allows you to find the mattress that fits your body. Their patented diagnostic system uses over 1,000 scientific calculations and 18 statistical measurements to identify the optimal support for your body.
At Smitty’s, we have been using this science-based technology for over 10 years, with exceptional results! We encourage all our mattress-shopping customers to lie down on our bedMATCH™ Sleep Diagnostic System. In just a couple of minutes, this incredible device will be able to recommend the best sleep solution, based on a detailed analysis of your unique body type.
Kingsdown knows that your ideal mattress should conform to the unique shape and weight of your body. When your spine is properly supported through the night, by this type of mattress, you will awake feeling rested and strong because your blood and oxygen circulation will have been functioning properly while you slept.
How does the bedMATCH™ system work?
It’s a simple and easy process, and you can do it in just a couple of minutes while you’re in the store.
There are three quick steps:
Create a profile by answering a few short questions about your sleep preferences.
Lie down on the test bed for three minutes, while the technology scientifically assesses your measurements and postural support needs.
The bedMATCH™ system will then recommend mattresses that best suit your specific needs.
It’s that easy!
What do the bedMATCH™ recommendations mean?
The recommendations are coded to make them easy to understand and will reflect the mattresses that are available in the showroom.
Each number represents a different type and level of postural support, ranging from extra firm to plush support.
1 = plush support
2 = medium plush support
3 = medium firm support
4 = extra firm support
You can also receive a blended recommendation, that outlines your needs and those of your partner, so you can see the different requirements and make an informed decision about the kind of mattress that will work best for both of you.
Kingsdown Adjustable Beds
Aside from making incredible mattresses, Kingsdown also makes remarkable adjustable beds.Their Comfort Base incorporates technology that provides added health benefits and has added functionality unlike any other base on the market.
The adjustable bed features include:
Full Range Head and Foot Articulation
Wireless Backlit Ergonomic Remote Control
Upper Body and Lower Body Inclines
One Touch Flat Button
2 Pre-programmed Positions - Zero Gravity
2 Programmable Memory Position Buttons
Pillow Tilt for Extra Support and Comfort
LED Under-Bed Lighting
Charging Station – 4 Universal USB Charging Ports (2 each side)
Sleep Enhancement™ Technology – The pulsation of a single vibe motor, placed in the mid-back area, creates an even vibration, providing numerous health benefits and easing the user into deeper, higher quality sleep.
4 Wave Modes with 4 Levels of Intensity
3 Timer Options
Kingsdown offers remarkable mattresses and adjustable beds, and our customers love them. Visit your local Smitty’s today and try one out for yourself — you’ll be amazed!
Don’t spend the night tossing and turning, adjusting pillows, kicking off covers, and struggling to get quality sleep. Don’t settle for feeling tired. The days of putting up with your old mattress and suffering the consequences are over.
Today, there are revolutionary mattresses on the market that can provide you with exactly what you need, so you can get the rest you deserve!
Serta is a well-known brand that offers a wide range of mattress styles, ranging from their Perfect Sleeper, to Sertapedic, to the latest iComfort line.
Serta’s latest iComfort mattress was designed with individualized comfort in mind. Crafted with a special gel memory foam, this mattress will:
Relieve pressure points for increased comfort
Provide added support to help with body alignment
Aid in temperature regulation while you sleep
The iComfort mattress is the world’s first to offer a memory coil support layer with hundreds of individually-wrapped, slow-recovery coils that continuously adapt to the contours of your body — without that springy feeling.
Zedbed is one of the few mattress manufacturers to make its own memory foam from start to finish, with facilities in Canada.
Zedbed mattresses do not have inner coils. Instead, they are constructed with an eco-friendly, soy-based memory foam to offer enhanced therapeutic support.
Similar to Serta’s iComfort mattress, the memory foam is designed to:
Help you maintain optimal body alignment
Reduce pressure points and promote better circulation
Welcome to 2018! It’s a new year full of new experiences, new ideas, and new improvements.
The new year gives you a fresh start — like hitting the reset button. It’s a time when many of us make resolutions, where we endeavour to improve our diet, our exercise regimen, or make changes to better our lives and our well-being. One of the best resolutions you can make this new year is to improve your sleep.
Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most effective ways to improve your overall health.
The Benefits of Good Sleep
There are countless benefits to getting a proper night’s sleep:
Improved Brain Function & Memory
While you sleep, your brain is still working. It’s preparing neural pathways that retain information and enhance your problem-solving skills.
Improved Mood & Reduced Stress
Sleeping helps to calm the body and relieve tension. Studies show that better sleep reduces depression, anxiety, and the effects of stress.
Improved Immune Function
The body heals itself while you sleep, which can help prevent sickness. Studies show that people who sleep less than seven hours are nearly three times more likely to develop a cold than people who sleep over eight hours.
Improved Metabolic Function
While you sleep, your body’s cortisol levels are reduced. Cortisol is a stress hormone and it activates reward centres in your brain that can be satisfied with food. The more you sleep, the more your cortisol level declines, providing you with better weight control.
Is my mattress worn out?
Many people don’t realize when their mattress has reached the end of its life. Sleeping on a worn out mattress can result in poor sleep, pain, and discomfort.
Here are some quick questions to ask yourself to determine if your mattress is worn out:
Does your mattress sag or have indentations where you lie?
Does your mattress creak or squeak?
Do you toss and turn all night long, trying to get comfortable?
Is your back sore after waking in the morning?
Is your mattress over 10 years old?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the time has come to shop for a new mattress.
What kind of mattress should I get?
There are many considerations to take into account when shopping for a new mattress and everyone has different needs. Here are some key considerations:
Do you require the same level of firmness as your partner?
Do you have particular health issues to take into account?
Do you have difficulty getting out of bed?
Do you get hot while you sleep?
There are many different kinds of mattresses on the market and it’s important to have answers to these key questions before you go mattress shopping.
What brand of mattress is the best?
We understand that you want the best mattress for the best sleep, but finding the “best” mattress brand is definitely a personal decision. Any website that tries to tell you that they offer the “best” mattress on the market should send up a red flag.
There are all kinds of mattresses to choose from including: eco-friendly, custom, adjustable, memory foam, spring coil, layered coil, gel-infused foam, pillow tops, and more. There are unique benefits to all of these types of mattresses — the key is determining which one is right for you.
At Smitty’s, we recommend a variety of mattress brands like Serta, Kingsdown, and Zedbed. We are proud to offer brands that have been recognized for their quality construction and excellent warranties — and then we go above and beyond by offering our 30-Day Comfort Guarantee for mattress and base sets.
Smitty's has great success when it comes to helping people select the right mattress. Come and visit your local Smitty’s store today. We’ll take the time, and use scientific tools like bedMATCH™, to help you find the right mattress for quality sleep.
Adjustable beds are the latest, and greatest, advancement in mattress technology.
For many people, the idea of an adjustable bed makes them think of a hospital bed — but that is far from the reality. The new adjustable mattresses are incredibly comfortable, ergonomic, easy to use, and they will improve your overall health and well-being.
Here is a list of some of the benefits of switching to an adjustable bed:
Reduce Pains & Aches
If you have back pain, suffer from spinal cord compression issues, or experience circulation concerns, then you will benefit from an adjustable bed.
By elevating various parts of your body you will reduce pressure on those areas which cause you pain. By alleviating pressure you will improve circulation, reduce pains and aches, and achieve a more comfortable and sustained sleep.
Reduce Digestive Issues
If you experience acid reflux, heartburn, or indigestion, then you will benefit from an adjustable bed.
If you elevate your upper body by 6-8”, you will find that your stomach is better able to retain acids compared with lying flat. A calmer inside will allow for a better quality of sleep.
Reduce Snoring & Asthma
If you, or your partner, are kept awake by snoring or difficulty breathing due to asthma, then you will benefit from an adjustable bed.
By adjusting the incline of the mattress you will find that your passageways clear and allow for increased air and oxygen flow into your body. Improved breathing will mean that your heart won’t be working so hard and your body will be able to relax and achieve a better quality of sleep.
Improve General Comfort
If you, or your partner, are tired of constantly shifting and adjusting pillows to get comfortable to read or relax in bed, then you will benefit from an adjustable bed.
The user-friendly technology will allow you, at the touch of a button, to get completely comfortable. Features include programmable positions, wireless remotes, headboard brackets, massage systems, USB charging ports, and more!
At Smitty’s, we are proud to carry a wide range of adjustable mattresses including: Serta, Kingsdown, Springwall, and Zedbed. Visit us at Smitty’s and try out our adjustable beds to find the perfect mattress for you!
Serta is the number one mattress manufacturer in the United States and a leading manufacturer worldwide. They pride themselves on being the manufacturer of the World’s Best Mattress — and it is a title that they have worked hard to deserve!
The History of Serta
Serta’s proud history began in 1931, when an assembly of independent mattress manufacturers joined forces, recognizing that they needed name brand recognition to compete with emerging national companies. The assembly set guidelines for the products they would make and market, and Serta was formed as a company in 1933
Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, Serta developed into a nationally recognized brand, backed by a network of local companies dedicated to the highest quality and innovation in mattress technology. Throughout the years, Serta have delivered many “firsts” — such as the world’s first “tuftless” innerspring mattress.
Made in Canada
Today, Serta operates numerous manufacturing facilities across both the United States and Canada — which means that many of the Serta Mattresses sold at Smitty’s are indeed “made in Canada.”
Every Serta Mattress is made with the aim of superior comfort and support. Their wide range of product offerings fall into two broad categories: innerspring mattresses and memory foam mattresses. To figure out what mattress is best for you, we recommend using the Mattress Selector Tool on their website.
Adjustable beds are the latest trend in home comfort. With modern advancements and increasingly affordable pricing, adjustable beds have become the obvious choice for people looking to add another level of comfort and flexibility to their home life.
This is not your grandma’s bed. This not a hospital bed. This is the bed of the future!
In the era of Netflix and on-demand television, adjustable beds are the go-to solution for anyone who enjoys watching TV before going to sleep — and they are great for other activities as well. Do you read before bed? Work on your laptop in the evenings? Help your kids with their homework
Your evening ritual: stacking pillows carefully behind your back, trying to get the positioning just right. Put this time-consuming practice behind you by investing in an adjustable bed. Get the comfort that you want, when you want it.
Reduced Snoring & Other Benefits of Adjustable Beds
Adjustable beds have been shown to help with a number of different conditions. They were first used to hospitals to improve circulation and oxygen flow in patients, by raising the heart above the rest of the body. Although commercial models are not validated by medical testing, these same benefits have been reported by other owners of adjustable beds.
Based on past reports & personal experience, we have found that adjustable beds can help with…
Easing neck, back and shoulder pain — Using an adjustable bed to reposition your body can relieve pressure on various areas, such as your lower back at the end of the work day. Improved circulation will allow muscles to heal faster as well!
Reducing snoring and providing a deeper sleep — Elevating the upper body by 8 inches can open the airways, reducing snoring and providing oxygen to your muscles, so you stop tossing and turning!
Recovery from injury — Adjustable beds can help with major and minor injuries, including everything from simple swelling to post-surgery recovery, by elevating affected areas and providing improved blood flow.
Offer relief from common conditions — An elevated position has been shown to relieve symptoms of acid reflux or nasal drip from allergies, which makes it great for people who suffer from these conditions.
How Adjustable Beds Work
Adjustable beds combine the ergonomic benefits of a good quality armchair with the added advantage of being able to go from relaxation to sleep, with the click of a button. Modern adjustable beds use simple remote controls or Bluetooth technology to allow you to easily manipulate your bed’s positioning — without having to move yourself.
The best adjustable beds today will allow you to raise and lower the head, the foot and the middle sections, fitting any arrangement that suits you. An adjustable bed can be used in the same way that you’d use a reclining chair or a sofa. Or in new, creative ways!
Pro Tip: Adjustable beds do require the use of a specially-made mattress to accommodate the raising and lowering of the base. Typically a memory foam mattress will work better than an innerspring model, as the springs are easily damaged by the bending motion.