Who invented the mattress?

Answer The use of mattresses dates back to as early as 3,000 BC when cavemen used stones and other materials to make beds to sleep on. However, it wasn't until 1871 that a German man named Heinrich Westph... Read More »

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Who invented the first cotton mattress?

There is no record of who invented the first cotton mattress. Cotton was used widely in bedding beginning in the 1700s. The first innerspring mattress was invented by a German, Heinrich Westphal.So... Read More »

Who invented the box spring mattress?

In 1885, 2 years after inventing it, J.P. Leggett received the patent for "a device consisting of a single coil unit attached to a wood frame." His invention would become known as the box spring m... Read More »

What mattress should i buy Serta or Seay and where from in Houston ,TX ( Mattress firm or Gallery furniture)?

Tough question...easy answer is which feels better to you.Hard to compare the same brand in two stores as the industry is designed to foolyou by placing different names to the same product.Have you... Read More »

For GERD, are you supposed to put bricks under the mattress or under the mattress holder thing?

Under the feet of the bed, to tilt it up as I understand.