How to Attach a Ladder to Your Metal Bunk Bed

Whether you have a handful of metal bunk beds without ladders or an entire facility’s worth, the task of attaching ladders may sound overwhelming. No matter how long you’ve procrastinated on the attachment process — don’t worry. You can complete this task in hardly any time at all, that is, if...

What To Look For In A Shelter Mattress

A shelter mattress is the foundation of your rescue mission or emergency facility. It’s the backbone of the valuable service you offer. Are your mattresses and bedding really representing the best of your shelter?

What to Look for in Mattresses and Bedding for Your Camp

Are you preparing for your next influx of campers? Don’t let your camp mattresses and bedding be an afterthought. Get started early and know exactly what you are looking for before you purchase new mattresses.

But how do you know what you're looking for?

Are you just supposed to hunt down the...

What It's Like to Buy from American Bedding

As a mattress manufacturer and vendor, we know that our customers put a lot of thought into the bedding and furniture that they buy for their camps, rescue missions, college dorms, and housing facilities.

You are running an important business, one that is built on providing a welcoming,...

Our Summer Camp Mattresses Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy

It's difficult to say whether kids or parents are more nervous about the first day of camp. While kids are preoccupied with worries about whether their cabin-mates will like them or if their counselor will be the coolest, parents have slightly different concerns. Namely, the health and safety of...

Why Cots Are Better Than Air Mattresses

Would you rather sleep on a cot or an air mattress? Both work well as temporary sleeping arrangements, but is it possible that one is better than the other?

We think so! Find out what makes cots better than air mattresses for your homeless shelter, government housing facility, scout camp, or ...

Choosing Between Vinyl and Nylon Mattresses

Whoever said "It's what's on the inside that really matters" clearly was not talking about mattresses.

When it comes to mattresses, of course the inside matters — but the outside does, too! Different mattresses have various materials that serve unique purposes.

For example, vinyl and nylon both...

I Need Metal Beds. What Are My Options?

You’ve done the research. You’ve weighed your facility’s needs and itemized your lists and your decision is clear — you need metal beds. That’s a great first step in narrowing down your needs. After all, you’ve already made the tough call between wood vs metal and come up with a winner.

Should I Get Wood or Metal Bunk Beds for My Camp?

If you're the director of a camp or any other kind of overnight housing facility, chances are you'll be purchasing furniture and bunk beds at some point.

When that time comes, you'll need to make a decision between metal and wood. In order to make an educated buying decision, it's worth taking a...

What Our Military Mattresses and Metal Bunks Have in Common with the Soldiers Who Use Them

As a manufacturer that makes military mattresses and bedding according to the GSA schedule, American Bedding Manufacturers is proud to provide cot mattresses, mattress covers, and metal bunk beds to military housing facilities. 

Ironically, when it comes to military mattresses and metal bunks we...

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