• October 1, 2018 in Latest News

    Do I Really Need to Flip my Mattress?

    We all know that we should be flipping our mattresses regularly. Just like flossing, we know we should do it, we know it’s important but getting that motivation to just do it is where it gets really tricky.

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  • September 12, 2018 in Latest News

    Top 10 Checklist for Buying a Mattress

    There are so many mattresses out there so how do you choose the one for you? It can be so confusing to navigate all the options! We understand that you really do want to get this right. After all you and your mattress are going to be spending lots and lots of time together.

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  • June 25, 2018 in Latest News

    Firm Vs Fluffy: Best Pillows For Maximum Relaxation Revealed

     

    Let’s talk about what’s really going on in the bedroom when you don’t get a good night’s sleep. And it’s not what you’re thinking.  Yes, the kids may still wake and make a sandwich out of you and your partner.  Or the cat may refuse to sleep at your feet and instead, choose to nestle near your neck.  But there’s one way to make sure you achieve maximum relaxation, when you do finally get to sleep – having a perfect pillow.

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  • November 7, 2017 in Latest News

    Is Your Mattress a Pain in the Back?

    Back pain is one of those ‘certainties of life’, like paying taxes and dying. It isn’t fun and nobody wants it, but given that we use our back for, well, everything, it is kind of inevitable that we will end up hurting it one day.

    Pain in Back - Time to Buy Matress - Bed Store Adelaide - Galligans MattressesThere are a multitude of reasons why we get sore backs; not bending our knees when lifting heavy items, pushing our bodies at the gym, manually exhausting work, arthritis, slip disks, the list goes on.

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  • July 20, 2017 in Latest News

    Snooze Button Tango: Sleep-Delay Culture Could Be Ruining Your Day

    In an ideal (read: pre-industrialised) world we would sleep and wake by our own body clocks. Facilities would be open when we needed them and being fashionably late just would not be a thing.

    Unfortunately, pretty much everybody living or working by standardised business and school times or social practices need an alarm clock to unapologetically interrupt their slumber.

    Unapologetically indeed, thankfully us witty humans have mastered the sleep-delaying art of the multiple snooze button hit.

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  • July 20, 2017 in Latest News

    Spouting Secrets or Slurring Sweet-Nothings During Slumber? What is Sleep-Talking

    If late night chatter has your bed-buddy awake at night, then this might be the first time you are becoming aware of your sleep-talking habits. But, sleep-talking can also be a symptom of more serious sleep disorders.

    Understanding more about sleep-talking is the key to finding out if your slumber speech is normal or something to investigate further.

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  • May 16, 2017 in Latest News

    Taking the Right One Home: Choosing the Right Sheets

    Perfect sheets in a perfect bedroom - Choosing the right sheets - Galligans

    With Autumn fast approaching, cuddle season is just around the corner. If you are considering investing in a new set of sheets to get cosy in, here are some things you need to know to avoid taking the wrong ones home.

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  • May 2, 2017 in Latest News

    Technology that Puts You to Sleep: The Newest Gadgets for Supreme Slumber

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    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has once again toured the world showcasing the weird, wonderful and bizarre technology that may make it to our shelves. In tune with recent trends of technology which tracks our bodies, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of devices to help us sleep.

    It might seem an odd thought that technology is trying to help us sleep. Especially in an era where it is often our hyper-connectivity to each other and work which is keeping us awake.

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  • March 11, 2017 in Latest News

    Bed Basics: Ensemble Vs. Frame Bases

    Making the decision about which mattress is to be your next betrothed is complicated. One needs to consider the matter of comfort, as well as cost, not to mention the possibility of sharing said your dream space with someone else. Once you have gone through all that then it is time to start thinking about your bed base. Ensemble, slats or platform? Each has their merits to consider, as well as their own impact on your humble abode’s aesthetic.

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  • February 8, 2017 in Latest News

    How to select a perfect mattress for a couple

    According to new research conducted by Ryerson University, between 30 and 40 percent of couples don’t sleep in the same bed at night.

    The study further found that couples were being woken up by each other.

    “People will say they sleep better [together], but when we actually monitor their brains we see that their brain is not getting into deeper stages of sleep because they’re continuously being woken up by movement or sound,” Coleen Carney told CBC, the director of the laboratory.

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