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What is Coir?

Coir is a product of the coconut tree, and it is sometimes known as coco fiber. The substance is extracted from the hairy husk of coconuts

What is the relation between coconut and a mattress?

Coconut plays an important role in the manufacturing of a mattress. The coir derived from coconut husk is a vital component present in a mattress. It is basically a natural type of fiber and the specialty that have brought it into popular use are it moisture reducing capacity and ventilation providing ability. Coir is a good ventilator and absorbs heat. Therefore lying on a coir mattress gives you the feel of a cool sensation and complete relaxation.

Coir and the other components in the coir mattress

A coir mattress doesn't mean that the whole mattress is made of coir. Coir is the basic part of it. It will have all the layers that a common mattress has. Therefore there will be the insulation pad and outer layer. Coir, latex foam, memory foam and polyurethane foam can be match together and used in the mattress.

Is Coir comfortable and good for healthy sleeping?

Coir is cool. Coir is comfortable. This would be exactly the right statement on coir mattress. Coir has a close relation with temperature control. The rubberized coir has a spring quality and does not retain moisture. Therefore the circulation of air between the coir fibers is smooth. And as a result, the foam also remains dry and fluffy. The compression with exertion of pressure is perfect and also comes back to original shape after the pressure is released.

Why use Latex in Coir mattress?

Natural latex can also be a part of coir mattress. The rubberized coir with soft latex is a superb combination for walking into the dreamland in sleep. The coir regulates the temperature and the latex provides with specific support to every part of the body. Therefore insulation, ventilation and comfort work together to build up the supportive body of the mattress for healthy sleeping.

If you are worried about odors and coir mattresses, read this now.

What is formaldehyde? And why is it bad for me?

In homes, the most significant sources of formaldehyde are likely to be products made using adhesives that contain urea-formaldehyde (UF) resins.

Formaldehyde, a colorless, pungent-smelling gas, can cause watery eyes, burning sensations in the eyes and throat, nausea and difficulty in breathing in some humans exposed at elevated levels (above 0.1 parts per million). High concentrations may trigger attacks in people with asthma. There is evidence that some people can develop a sensitivity to formaldehyde. It has also been shown to cause cancer in animals and may cause cancer in humans. Other health effects include fatigue, skin rash and severe allergic reactions.
by U.S. EPA
via the Healthy House Institute

Why would you want an antimicrobial treated environment?

- To protect products that are exposed to severe environments which can encourage the growth of bacteria and fungi.
- Against dust mites as part of a program of allergy and asthma control.

How To Measure Your Mattress Height?

- Before making your mattress height measurements, Remove the blankets, bed sheets, & mattress pad!
- You will need 2 Pieces of Cardboard and a Ruler or Yardstick.

- Take a piece of cardboard and lay on the top of the mattress.
- Take another piece of cardboard and place it between the mattress and box divan.
- Take a Ruler and measure the distance between the 2 pieces of cardboard.

- It is important to measure a pillowtop mattress in 3 different places because the amount of padding on the top of the mattress core construction settles over time. Measure the height at least 2 feet away from the corner.

**Mattresses Come in a Range of Firmness. Depending on the particular mattress some amount of settling occurs in the padding.

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