Tag: natural latex

19 Mar

20 Years of Dreams in a Box!

Winter Solstice Sunset 2011

Dreamers Get a Box Full of Sleep

FORT BRAGG, Calif.March 15, 2016

In 1996, Dave Turner had just patented an idea for a hospital bed that was going to change the way people slept, rested, and healed forever. But he had two problems: the first was that he had just relocated to Fort Bragg—a little town in Northern California on the Mendocino Coast, hours away from any urban hub. The second was that he was the stay-at-home dad for four kids—effectively ruling out long business trips to trade shows. Hungry to gain traction, Dave decided to take a chance on another revolutionary idea: the World Wide Web. He taught himself how to build a website, and then waited for the calls to come in. And they did. But not for hospital beds.

“The first call was from Germany. A man wanted a waterbed and wondered if I could ship it to him, and I thought, ‘why not?'” So while every other business of the 90’s was trying to think outside the box, Dave began to figure out how he could adapt his business to fit inside the box.

The original

Twenty years later, Dave’s ingenious FloBed Latex Mattress is so unique that UPS published a case study: “Fitting a Bed in a Box.” And the World Wide Web has done the business well: over $2 million yearly in sales come from FloBeds.com. Even though they are shipped all over the world, every single FloBed remains handcrafted in Fort Bragg, California, where Dave’s “dream team” works to make sure every customer’s mattress is “Just Right“. Specializing in customization, FloBeds come with personalized levels of firmness for each side of the bed. And the “Goldilocks Guarantee” means that your bed will always be just right—if you need to adjust your firmness, just give the dream team a call.

FloBeds uses natural Talalay latex, the best material for conforming to and supporting the human body. Their best-selling latex mattress is completely natural, using no harmful chemicals—so you can rest easy.

The best bed for dreamers. For thinking outside and inside the box. Dreamt up, drawn up, crafted, shipped and adjusted from Fort Bragg, California—where the redwoods meet the Pacific Ocean (oops, a little Fort Bragg Mayor Dave slipped in).

06 Mar

The Select Mattress | FloBeds

Select Latex

The first FloBeds adjustable Latex mattress design, still selling 20 years later.

The Select Latex Mattress is a great optionOrganicNaturalTalalaySelect if you are in the market for a new mattress. The Select Mattress is made up of two 3 inch core layers on each side that can be customized to create the perfect sleeping environment for a sleeper’s specific needs.

The very top layer is called a comfort layer. SelectZipped
That is two inches of convoluted latex, which provides pressure point relief.
All of these layers of latex are wrapped in a luxurious cover. We use wool quilted to organic cotton to create a chemical free yet fire retardant mattress. Euro Slats
Our European Slats compliment the Select Mattress very well. European Slats have more give than the Pine Slats we offer.
The Select Mattress is a great option for customer’s looking to save a little but still desire a luxurious mattress. Test it out with the 100-night test rest we offer.

06 Mar

Five Easy Steps to a Better Nights Sleep

Deluxe Natural Talalay Latex Mattress - Exploded

Sleep On A Quality Latex Mattress

Buying a mattress does not have to be difficult. Don’t waste your time wandering around a mattress store listening to a pushy salesman or surfing through hundreds of  polyurethane mattress versions on the Casper theme. We have boiled it down to five easy steps that can be accomplished from the comfort of your own home:

  1. Go to flobeds.com
  2. Select a mattress (guaranteed to be a 100% Natural Latex Mattress)
  3. Use the firmness advisor to personalize you mattress
  4. Add a foundation if you are looking for a new one or if your current one is over 7 years old
  5. Proceed to checkout and get ready to receive an amazing night’s sleep

Yes it is as easy as that! If you need any extra support our talented staff of firmness advisors are here to help you.

21 Feb

How to Adjust Your FloBeds Latex Pillow | FloBeds

Everyone Is built differently. Your Pillow should should be too!

Our Natural Latex Pillows can be Adjusted!

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There are some things to keep in mind when you are adjusting your FloBeds Twice Fluffed Shredded Latex Pillow, including the depth of the curve in your neck, your sleeping position, and your mattress firmness. For back sleepers make sure the pillow fills in the gap between your neck and pillow. You do not want to be propped up so high that you can see your feet. Side sleepers should have a pillow that fills in the void between your ear and the bed. Your pillow should be thicker than a back sleeper’s pillow. Stomach sleepers need a thinner pillow to try to keep your body aligned. You do not want your pillow so full that your head is higher than the rest of your body. Luckily the FloBeds Latex Pillow can adjust to meet anyone’s needs!  Shop Twice Fluffed Shredded Latex Pillow.

21 Feb

Tips for Back, Side and Stomach Sleepers

Back, Side and Stomach Sleepers

Did you know that sleeping posture is just as important as sitting posture? It is very vital that you protect your back while you sleep. You put the least amount of pressure on it by sleeping on your back or side. Side sleepers should sleep with a pillow between their knees to keep proper spine alignment. Stomach sleepers specifically should use a smaller pillow to keep your head aligned while sleeping. When purchasing and customizing your FloBeds mattress make sure you keep in mind that stomach sleepers need a firmer mattress than back or side sleepers.

vZone Layers provide adjustable pressure relief for shoulders and hips and extra lumbar support

If you have more questions please give us a call at 1-800-356-2337 and one of our firmness experts can give you more information on which mattress configuration fits your sleeping position.  Or use our firmness advisor for our natural latex mattress.

12 Feb

The Perfect Valentines Gift | FloBeds

Valentines Day Sale

Personalize your mattress.

Your relationship is unique, your mattress should be too!

Customization is the key to happiness for you and your sweetie! Our latex mattress makes a perfect Valentines day gift. Our multi-layer latex cores accommodate the firmness needs of each individual sleeper by allowing each of you to choose your own firmness combinations.

Our Organic Mattresses feature premium 100% Natural Talalay latex inside a luxurious organic euro knit cotton quilted to organic wool for a chemical free mattress.
adjustable base
Take it a step further and really impress your sweetie with an adjustable base. The inspired design of the Prodigy adjustable bed base is a welcome indulgence for all who seek tranquility. Feel the stress melt away when you activate the sensuous built-in massage. Change positions with ease with our wireless remote. Smart as it is beautiful.
Happy Valentines Day!

A mattress made for couples

 I love our business.  Most of our expertise is consumed in making a mattress that supports each sleeper the way their body needs.  But Valentines Day reminds us that we have another very important role:  making a mattress that a couple can snuggle,  spoon  and go through their lives together in.   This side of mattress construction means we have to make a mattress that allows crossing over to the other side as natural as sleeping on your own side.
And we do!  Every Flobed has two common layers at the top to make side-shifting as easy as rolling over: Our Luxurious Cover of Organic Stretch Knit Cotton quilted to Organic Wool Cover on top of our pressure relieving one piece Convoluted Talalay Latex Comfort Pad.  
The perfect bed… built Just Right to support your body all night long and cozy and intimate all at the same time.
Goldilocks Was Rightso was Saint Valentine!

21 Jan

Moving Your Mattress

Select Natural Talalay Latex Mattress - Exploded

Easy to Set-up, Easy to Move

You don’t have to dread moving your mattress any longer! FloBeds are made up of multiple parts so you can move your mattress piece by piece.

rolled Talalay latex core

If you keep your bags that the mattress came, you can easily bag and move each layer.  If you are going across the country, you may want save space by vacuum packing your cores.

Here are the instructions for vacuum packing latex cores:

  1. Fold the core in thirds and place in larger plastic bag.
  2. Use vacuum to shrink it down to small bag size.
  3. Slide it into smaller bag.

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Not only does the unique FloBeds design allow you to adjust your firmness over the life of your latex mattress, it makes it easy to move.

21 Jan

Calling Paul

Calling Paul:  Dial 800-FloBeds for the Best in Customer Service

Have you noticed someone new answering the phone at FloBeds? That is the one and only Paul. He started a few months ago and has become an important part of our team. We interviewed Paul so you can get to know him better:
Q: What do you like about working at FloBeds?
A: I love the atmosphere! When I first started working here I repeatedly asked myself, “What are you doing here pal? You are not a salesman. You hate talking people into anything!” But I soon realized the awesome family aka management, puts no pressure into selling beds. The product is so good it sells itself! All I do is provide service and information, I love it. The office is completely open with all the desks facing each other, whenever I have a question or when someone needs anything we just vocally launch it across the room and answers come flying back. On a typical day we get to hang out and share thoughts about basketball and other tough guy things, while working of course ^_^, oh and there is always nice upbeat music playing.
Q: What is your ideal FloBed model and firmness setup?
A: I am currently sleeping on an Eastern King Deluxe Latex Mattress placed on the Euro Slat Foundation, with the cores setup as medium over firm on top of extra firm. I literally dream about this bed while sleeping on it. I am juggling three jobs and the feeling I get when I come home and melt into this mattress is indescribable. <—- did not mean to sound like an ad.. its just awesome!
Q: What about the vZone?
A: I have taken quite a few quality control office naps on our vZone 100% natural latex matress. I have come to the conclusion that more office naps will be required for final judgement.
Q: What do you like about speaking with FloBeds’ customers?
A: I like taking care of people, and I love that everyone who calls in is calling for the same exact reason; they are looking for that good melt into your mattress sleep, and I have been given the tools to help them make it happen. BRING IT ON FRIENDS!!!

07 Dec

What Are You Sleeping On?

You’re missing out if it’s not a FloBed

All Natural Mattress

Our cover provides a soft and plush surface for you to rest your body on after a long day. The Cotton Euro Knit quilted to wool on all six sides makes a FloBed different than the other latex mattresses out there. Our wool is Pure organic Plein-Air Wool® fiber used to promote maximum airflow around your body, and provide natural moisture- wicking. . We don’t use any poly-foam in our covers because it breaks down in 4 or 5 years, it sucks in dust and moisture, and it doesn’t breath. We don’t use a pillow-top in our beds.  The cover should not interfere with the pressure relief and core support of the components beneath.

Since our covers are made with wool it is extremely important to remember that our covers are not machine washable. We do suggest hanging covers out in the sun 1-2 times per year. We also suggest the very popular St. Dormeir Wool Mattress Protector. This mattress protector is completely machine washable. Breathability keeps you cool in the summer, and cozy in the winter, and it lasts years longer than polyester.

Inside this luxurious cover you’ll find the key to the FloBeds natural talalay latex mattress 100% natural latex made from the milk of the rubber tree.

02 Dec

The Perfect Wish List | FloBeds

A gift that will be used more than any other, a good nights sleep is a thoughtful, priceless gift.

Whether you are looking to get someone the perfect gift or researching what should be on your wish list, we are here to help. Here are the top FloBeds gift ideas we have for you:
1. The Organic Mattress
Our Organic Mattresses feature premium 100% Natural Talalay latex inside a luxurious organic euro knit cotton quilted to organic wool for a chemical free mattress. Our multi-layer latex cores accommodate the firmness needs of each individual sleeper by allowing each of you to choose your own firmness combinations. Try our Latex Mattress Selector to calculate your individual recommendation for your perfect night’s sleep.
2. The Twice Fluffed Adjustable Pillow
Adjustable Pillow made with virgin talalay latex shredded twice for optimum loft and two organic cotton covers.
3. St. Dormir Wool Mattress Protector *Extremely Popular*
St.Dormeir Protectors are washable and made with 100% Cotton Terry covers, filled with New Zealand Wool.
4. Euro Slat Foundation
Euro slats provide both give and rotation, constantly responding to the shifting planes of your body. Keeps your spine straight and give just the right amount of support.
Hope you were nice this year and get everything on your wish list!
Happy Holidays

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