Why It’s Important to Recycle Your Old Shelter Mattress

No matter how well you care for mattresses and industrial furniture at your facility, there will come a day when you’ll have to part with some of it. Regular wear-and-tear, even with durable, high-quality mattresses, is inevitable. There are a number of important reasons to recycle — not throw...

Safety Features of Furniture for Mental Health Facilities

No matter what type of facility you run, it’s likely important to you to keep your residents as safe and comfortable as possible. This is especially true when considering accommodations related to behavioral health. In fact, furniture for mental health facilities is outfitted with certain safety...

Our Best Tips for Cleaning Shelter Mattresses & More

Whether you’re battling cyclical germs, mold, other cleanliness issues, or something at the scale of a pandemic, there are effective ways to keep your mattresses clean in your facilities. Using the tips below for cleaning shelter mattresses will keep your residents safe and thriving, season...

The Best Furniture for a Rehab Facility

When it comes to ensuring your residents have a comfortable, successful stay at your facility, there are plenty of things to keep in mind. But have you considered what makes some options the best furniture for a rehab facility? There are certain aspects to look out for including the type of...

The Benefits of American Bedding Shelter Mattresses

Buying your shelter mattresses from just anywhere won't guarantee you the same benefits as American Bedding — such as our unrivaled durability and affordability. Let's discuss a bit more of what makes our mattresses special (and will make all your residents feel that way, too).

What Is the 16 CFR 1633 and Why Is It Important?

If you're in the mattress industry and the phrase 16 CFR 1633 sounds like a bunch of jargon to you, then keep reading. You've found your CliffsNotes for open flame mattress testing.

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4 Reasons You Need a Waterproof Mattress or Mattress Cover

When you hear “benefits of a waterproof mattress,” your mind probably goes straight to the kid in camp with the weakest bladder. But there are many more bodily fluids your college and rescue mission mattresses need to be protected from.

Waterproof mattresses and mattress covers are...

How to Determine If a Trade Show Is Worth Attending

Attending trade shows can go one of two ways. Either they're incredibly profitable, or they end up wasting a lot of your camp staff's time, energy, and money.

Because the latter is so often true, many camps choose not to send their camp directors and other staff to trade shows.

While there is no...

Tips for Creating a Mattress Fundraising Flyer

Fundraising is no simple task  and yet, the best, most effective fundraisers are usually executed with simplicity. It's an art, really. Fundraisers usually start with a flyer, which sometimes serves as the spark that ignites a full-blown campaign or perhaps a large charitable event.

What we...

Caring for Kids in a Natural Disaster

If you've converted your homeless shelter or rescue mission into relief housing for hurricane evacuees, no doubt you've thought through the basics of providing disaster relief. You have cots, mattresses, blankets, pillows, food, and bottled water.

While everyone needs these essentials, some...

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