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Custom Cushions for Your Old Furniture

August 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Carlo Badalamenti

When it comes to old furniture, most people are of two minds. On the one hand, old furniture generally looks amazing. The style is all its own, so if you want a couture look to your home, old furniture is a great place to get a mix of style and authenticity. Modern versions that try to get the same style tend to look out of place at best.

On the other hand, old furniture usually isn’t very comfortable. It’s old, after all, meaning the cushions probably weren’t the best to begin with and they’ve seen a lot o wear and tear since then.

Fortunately, with flexible polyurethane foam, this really doesn’t need to be an irresolvable problem. Just take the furniture you love and replace the cushions inside with this amazing foam. You get to keep the look and this foam is second to none when it comes to comfort. Plus, it breathes well and can take a beating, so you’ll be able to double the age of your furniture without every losing that amazing feeling when you sit down after a long day.


Canada Foam by Mail offers custom cushions and just about any other foam product you could want and all at a great price. On their website, you can find countless options in terms of memory foam and the different types of mattresses. So no matter what size bed you use, you’ll find the memory foam option that works best.

Caring for a Memory Foam Mattress

August 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Memory foam mattresses can be some of the most comfortable sleeping experiences you’ve ever known. They can also be a costly mistake if you don’t know what you’re buying. In order to get the most out of your memory foam mattress, follow these simple instructions for installation and cleaning, and be sure that you have good support for your back.


The foundation for your mattress matters a lot, as poor installation can disrupt your sleep. When you’re installing a memory foam bed, don’t use wooden boards to support it. Get a frame. Always ask store personnel for tips on installing and transporting a mattress. You should also let your mattress breathe upon bringing it back home from the retailer. That “new mattress smell” you’re smelling could be a sign of chemicals used to treat the mattress, and you should air those out to protect yourself. You also shouldn’t remove the tag. Not for legal reasons, but the tag is like a sign of your warranty for the bed. It will come in handy if you ever need the mattress serviced or replaced per your warranty.


Firmness of one’s mattress plays a role in sleep patterns, and you should be sure that both you and your partner are well supported. Invest in a high quality bed frame that will maintain integrity. Check your frame for bowing and signs of breakage, as this can cause harm to your back if left unchecked for too long. A washable mattress topper will also add some extra back support to the mattress, and protect it from stains.

Sometimes, the mattress topper isn’t enough. If you find that you are experiencing discomfort as your rest, you might want to consider replacing your mattress entirely. Order a mattress in Canada cut to your exact specifications. You can even choose materials like foam or latex to suit your comfort level.


Cleaning your mattress is a difficult prospect, and many people don’t do it properly. First of all, avoid the temptation to dry clean. It sounds like a good idea, but it can harm your fabrics overtime. This tip excludes bedding, which may have special instructions from the manufacturer. Instead, use a vacuum to clean up dust and debris that accumulates on the mattress. If you do find stains, you should use cold water and a small drop of dish soap to help clean the mess.
Carlo Badalamenti writes on behalf of Canada Foam by Mail, a foam manufacturer that specializes in mattress toppers. Find foam for cushions, art projects, and bedding mattresses at Canada Foam by Mail.

Use Foam for Better Comfort

January 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

No material can compare to foam when it comes to getting comfortable. People have been slowly catching on to this idea which is why so many of us have seen commercials for memory foam mattresses and similar types of pillows and cushions.

But what makes foam so great? The main thing is that foam does a tremendous job of disbursing your weight when you lie on it. As a result, you don’t get unnecessary push back, nor do you fall through in other areas. Box spring mattresses are notorious for doing this, but if you think about it you probably have a couch or sofa with cushions that do the same thing.

Switching to foam as much as possible is a great idea, but it’s not always an option. It’s just too expensive for many of us to sleep on memory foam. Canada has many other options, fortunately. High density foam sheets are a good example. you can slide these thin sheets of foam under your comforter and on top of your mattress. While it won’t provide the same effects as an actual memory foam bed, your comfort when you sleep will be immediately improved and it will only cost you a fraction of the price.

Expect to see more and more foam products in the future thanks to how comfortable the material is. Fortunately, as this happens, products like memory foam mattresses will come down in price.


Article submitted by Canada Foam by Mail. The company excels in all things foam including mattress and cushion options as well as polystyrene insulation.

How Artificial Grass Can Change Your Life

December 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

There was probably a time when you really loved your lawn. More than likely, it was right around when you first moved in. Your lawn was a beautiful, lush green carpet that surrounded your home and you promised yourself you’d always keep it that way.

Then the years started going by and this promise became harder and harder to keep. Maybe between your family, work and social life, you didn’t feel like cutting huge chunks of time out of your week to mow, aerate or fertilize it. Perhaps you simply grew sick of constantly killing off weeds only to have more appear the next week.

One thing you probably definitely got sick of was seeing that water bill. I bet the recession really brought the sad truth of how much you’re spending every month into relief. Many of you, no doubt, have wondered what effect you’re having on the environment by constantly pumping water on your lawn.

These factors lead many people to artificial grass suppliers. The idea of synthetic turf grass appeals to them for many reasons, not the least of which is saving time, money and possibly the environment.

Whether the economy rebounds soon or not, do you really want to continue pumping money out of your house every month? Wouldn’t you rather find other ways to spend your time than by mowing, aerating, fertilizing, etc.?


Buy synthetic turf online

November 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are interested in installing synthetic turf at your home, you should online for suppliers. This is the easiest way to source a supplier and will take you only a few minutes of your time. When you make the decision to buy synthetic turf online, you will discover that it was probably a great decision. This is because there are whole lot of deals which are offered online and nowhere else.

Wholesale artificial turf will cost you far less than retail and this is a huge deal if you have a large lawn. Initially the artificial grass cost may seem a little high, but when you consider all the facts the price is well worth it. With natural grass comes a whole lot of costs. You have to buy the seeds (the cost can be very high if you choose an expensive variety), prepare and fertilize the lawn, and constantly water it to keep it healthy. Add to this the cost of buying a lawnmower, water, the time cost of mowing it and maintaining it and you begin to see what big sinkhole a lawn really is.

An artificial grass lawn will only cost you money when you first buy it. After that, you have no real expenditures connected to it. It stays looking good throughout the year no matter what type of weather conditions assaults it. It is also very durable and can easily take the stress of your dog digging around trying to bury a bone.

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