Tips to Turn Your Bedroom into a Place for Rejuvenation

Tips to Turn Your Bedroom into a Place for Rejuvenation

Everyone needs a place to get away from it all. With a few simple changes you can turn your bedroom into an instant retreat, a relaxing space to adjust the attitude and evoke the senses. Here are several tips from Palo Alto-based interior designer Fawni Hill, vice president of interior design for Larick Alan Hill Architects, on creating an environment for rejuvenation.
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Factory Tours are Great Family Fun

Factory Tours are Great Family Fun

In April 2012, a family on spring break toured our mattress factory in the Central Waterfront District of San Francisco. The parents were visiting the area with their two children and two nieces all between the ages of 8 and 12.
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Benefits of Napping

Benefits of Napping

There is a distinct pleasure in taking a short nap during the day, and there are several very good reasons to nap beyond it being such an awesome pure and guilt-free experience. According to various sources, grabbing a few winks, especially on a really comfortable mattress and box spring set like our McRoskey byDesign, has distinct health benefits.
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Bedroom Design: Keep It Comfortable and Calming

Bedroom Design: Keep It Comfortable and Calming

Shannon Jue, Senior Designer with The Wiseman Group, one of San Francisco's most venerated and recognized interior design firms, knows about McRoskey through the attentive service the Wiseman Group provides to every client. Shannon mentions that they recommend McRoskey whenever their clients ask for their input on a mattress, and here's why she thinks McRoskey is special.
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A Comfortable Sofa Bed ? Yes, Really!

A Comfortable Sofa Bed ? Yes, Really!

The sofa bed often gets a bad rap for its inherent discomfort. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. What many people don’t know is that they can replace and upgrade the mattress in their old (or new) sofa bed, which typically does not supply adequate support nor does it protect the user from the metal frame underneath. We at McRoskey have a way to make sofa beds really comfortable. Our Innerspring Sofa Bed Mattress is a one-sided mattress that's specially designed to provide optimum comfort for sofa bed use.

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What's So Important About Good Sleep and the Right Mattress?

Sleep plays a critical role in immune function, metabolism, memory, learning, growth, stress reduction and other vital functions. So getting enough quality sleep is as important to overall health as good nutrition and regular exercise.

According to Chuck Fulanovich, DC of Palo Alto Chiropractic Offices, choosing the right sleep position and mattress can make all the difference in the world to feeling good overall and minimizing back, neck and shoulder issues.

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Sleeping Tips for Easing Neck and Shoulder Stress

Sleeping Tips for Easing Neck and Shoulder Stress

Dr. Chuck Fulanovich, founder of the Palo Alto Chiropractic Offices and Palo Alto SpineMED, Chiropractor, and a specialist in spinal biomechanics, explains that sleeping positions have a great deal to do with neck and shoulder-related stress, and shares his tips related to dealing with shoulder, neck and back stress and pain.
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Need a Giant Bed?

McRoskey Mattress has recently manufactured one of the largest mattresses it has ever made. The mattress measures 108" wide x 108" long -- very large, indeed. Our staff enjoyed the challenge of handcrafting this mattress set and when it was done they decided to give it a try.
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Summertime and Sleep

Summertime and Sleep

According to the Better Sleep Council, children need at least nine hours of sleep each night to be healthy, active, and able to perform their best in school, sports and other extracurricular activities. Better Sleep Council Spokesperson and Lifestyle Expert Lissa Coffey offers the following tips to help parents ensure a good night’s sleep for their children.
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What Pillow is Recommended by Chiropractors for Side Sleepers?

What Pillow is Recommended by Chiropractors for Side Sleepers?

Our neighborhood Chiropractor in Palo Alto, Chuck Fulanovich, DC, FASBE (Palo Alto Chiropractic Offices) is a specialist in spinal biomechanics. We asked him to try the The Dr. Mary Side Sleeper Pillow made at the Pillow Bar in our Palo Alto showroom. Here's what Chuck thinks of it.
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Mattress Buying Demystified

Mattress Buying Demystified

You spend over a third of your life in bed (or you should!). So it's worth spending the time to make sure you're choosing the right mattress and box spring for you.

According to Robin Azevedo, president of the McRoskey Mattress Company of San Francisco, buying a mattress doesn’t have to be stressful or complicated. She recommends considering these tips when shopping for a mattress.

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The Art of Mattress Measuring

Getting correct mattress measurements affects not only custom bedding but also the way the set fits in the bedstead.
  • Mattresses and box springs are rounded and have fullness. Take this into account when measuring.
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