Buyer Guides & Advice

Best Mattresses For Back Sleepers

A surprisingly small proportion of people sleep on their back (just 6.63% according to our 2020 ‘Big Irish Sleep Survey), despite the benefits it offers. Sleeping on your back keeps your spine aligned and relives pressure points, as well as reducing pressure on the heart.


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Best Mattresses For Side Sleepers

In our most recent survey, ‘The DFI Beds Big Irish Sleep Survey’ (conducted summer 2020), when asked what their favourite sleep position is, the majority of respondents (65.3%) said that they sleep on their side.


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Best Mattresses For Pregnancy

We all know the important role that sleep has to play in our overall health and wellness, but sleep is especially important during pregnancy when sleep can be affected by the constant changes to the body.

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Best Mattresses For Hip Pain

We can't overstate the value of a good night’s sleep and the difference it can make to your health and wellness, but did you know that sleep is a crucial component of physical recovery? The time you spend sleeping allows your body the essential time required to aid in healing and recuperation from ailments.

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Best Mattresses For a Bad Back

We all know that getting the right amount of sleep is fundamental to a healthy lifestyle. Experts recommend 6-9 hours of sleep a night for adults to maintain optimal health.

For those who suffer with a bad back, getting a restful night of sleep can be challenging Continue reading

Choosing The Best Mattress (2021 Guide)

As the old saying goes: always buy good shoes and a good bed, because if you aren’t in one, you’re in the other!

Experts recommend replacing your mattress every 6 – 8 years on average, so once you’ve bought your mattress, you’re in it for the long haul, this is why researching different types of mattress and finding the best one for you is essential.

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What is a Pocket Sprung Mattress?

A pocket sprung mattress is a mattress that contains hundreds, often thousands of individual springs, each sewn into its own pocket of fabric.

These springs operate independently of one another, respond to your weight, shape, 

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What is a Coil Sprung mattress?

A coil sprung mattress uses steel coils to provide body support, with the coil cores contained within the mattress, designed to absorb the weight of a body in recline.

The original modern mattress, the coil sprung mattress is probably the most common and it is 

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What is an Orthopaedic Mattress?

Orthopaedic mattresses are specifically designed to support the joints, back and overall body. Its creation was influenced by the medical study of orthopaedics, which focuses on disorders of the spine and joints. As medical research and the understanding of bone and joint function advanced in the 1950’s  Continue reading