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How to Clean a Wet Mattress Easily

Accidents happen from time to time.  It is important to know how to clean a wet mattress quickly and easily. Coffee or juice can be spilled on your mattress or rainwater from a leaky roof could get it wet. Pets and young children may wet the bed. Hurricanes or floods can leave the mattress soaking […]

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How to Manage Summer Bug Infestation Indoors?

April showers bring May flowers, and the summer months offer a slew of nasty crawlies to deal with. Insects get healthier and more active as the temperature rises. Insects also move faster through their life cycles during the summer, increasing the number of bugs. Fortunately, bats, frogs, spiders, and many species of birds, including cardinals […]

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The Dangers of Old Camp Furnishings

  Old camp furnishings are hazardous, and not just to the eyes. Worn out furnishings like bunk beds or mattresses can lead to serious issues like a bed bug outbreak or bodily harm. Over time, mattress covers can begin to crack if not properly maintained. These cracks in the mattress cover can collect and harbor […]

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Preventing Bed Bugs at Camp

Contrary to popular belief, bed bugs are not an indicator of bad personal hygiene or a lack of cleanliness. They are a common nuisance that could target any place. Hotels, camps, homes, schools and airplanes all check the boxes for what a bed bug requires to survive: shelter and blood. Bed bugs cannot fly or […]

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The Significance of a Mattress Cover

  A mattress’s lifespan is dependant on its composition and cover type. Foam Mattresses for your camp or dorm will maintain their integrity for an average of 7-10 years. Innerspring Mattresses will last upwards of 10+ years. Mattress Covers can extend the life cycle of your Mattress by providing an extra barrier between the sleeper […]

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Battle of the Bunk Beds

Your camp cabins set the background for your campers summer of memories. With so many parents and campers posting pictures, your camp can easily gain exposure via social media. New bunks are an easy update that can change the entire look and feel of a space. The largest factor in updating and modernizing your camp […]

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Your Guide to Camp Mattresses – Vinyl v. Nylon

So you’re looking for a mattress for your camp or dorm and you’ve been given more options than you expected. Where do you start? Which mattress is best suited for your camp? Deciding on the best mattress can be difficult and you want to know that you’re making the right choice. There are several variables to […]

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Bunk Bed Related Injuries: Scary Statistics, and Pointers on Prevention

  Almost everyone sleeps in a bunk bed at some point.  From summer camps to college dorms, it’s practically a rite of passage. But if you aren’t careful, you might not be getting a safe night’s sleep.  Did you know… 1. Bunk bed related injuries are common There are 36,000 reported bunk bed related injuries […]

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5 Ways to Keep Bed Bugs Out BEFORE They Get In

Top 5 Bed Bug Prevention Tips The latest cold snap might not show it, but spring is upon us! That means it’s time to gear up for the summer camp season just around the corner. And we’ve got to ask—have you thought about bugs? Bed bugs, specifically? Even if you made it through last summer […]

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7 Tips for Students to get the Best Sleep Possible
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7 Tips for Students to get the Best Sleep Possible

When you rush off to college for the first time, you are never quite prepared for the rapid life changes and adjustments you need to make. It can be a much harsher transition than the average first year student has prepared for. The mix of anxiety about all of the new things you’re experiencing, the […]

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3 Recommendations for Buying Shelter Mattresses

Mattresses function as the primary foundation in shelters for both small and large facilities across the country. While some shelters and safe houses vary in length of stay, there is a constant cycle of new residents occupying beds at all times. With such a frequent flow of residents, the shelter mattresses in these facilities are […]

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6 Factors That Disrupt Sleep
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6 Environmental Factors That Disrupt Sleep

Many people have trouble obtaining a restful night’s sleep. While many people look to internal factors as being the culprit, the problem is often external. Once you and your doctor have excluded any sleep disorders as the problem, an easy next step is to consider the following external factors: Eliminate Any Light: Even the smallest amount […]

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