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Frequently Asked Questions

Can a good mattress really help with my back pain?
Yes. BIA has developed and implemented patented sleep technologies that work together to provide back pain relief. Our Zoned Quilt Support Technology tightens the quilt pattern in the center-third portion of our mattresses for added spinal support. Additionally, our Spinal Zone Sleep System has been clinically proven to reduce back pain and stiffness resulting in a better night’s sleep.

Why does my mattress sag?
Mattress sagging can be caused by many factors such as: an unacceptable bed frame, an improper center support, or an unsupportive foundation. In order to avoid sagging, take proper care of your mattress, foundation, and frame. Proper mattress care procedures can be found in the question below or by viewing our product warranty information.

How do I preserve my mattress?
There a several ways to preserve and care for your mattress. The first and most simple is to dress your mattress in quality linens, a protective cover, and/or a mattress pad, so as not to get dirt or stains on the surface of the mattress. Other preservative measures include rotating and flipping the mattress; certain mattresses can and should be rotated and flipped routinely. Additionally, you should invest in a quality, metal frame. This will ensure that the mattress remains elevated away from the floor and well supported. To prevent sagging, avoid standing or jumping on your mattress. Never bend or fold your mattress, and finally, be sure to vacuum your mattress regularly.

What are the different mattress sizes?
Mattress sets come in a variety of different sizes, because people come in variety of different sizes. It is important to consider mattress size for a number of different reasons including the sleeper’s height, weight, room size, and sleep style. Standardized mattress sizes are as follows: Twin: 38” x 74.5” Twin XL: 38” x 80” Full: 53" x 74.5" Full XL: 53” X 80” Queen: 60" x 80" King: 76" x 80" Cal King: 72” x 84” Additionally, BIA can be commissioned to manufacture custom sized mattresses to accommodate specific furniture requirements. *Note that mattress sizes may vary +/- .5”

Which mattress size should I buy?
You wouldn’t purchase a pair of shoes two to three sizes too small, so why would you purchase a mattress that doesn’t fit? Twin sized mattresses are usually a good choice for children and shorter single sleepers. For many years the standard bedding size for two adults was the Full size. This has, since that time, become old fashioned. In fact, two people sleeping on a Full size mattress would each have only 27” of sleeping width. Also keep in mind that the 75” height of a full mattress is not suitable for anyone taller than 5’6”. A good rule of thumb is to allow about 9” for pillow space. Full sizes are, now more than ever, being purchased for teenagers and single sleepers.

Two average sized adults should have the 60” width and 80” length of a Queen size sleep set. Knowing this, don’t throw out your favorite full size headboard just yet. Special converter bed rails are available to adapt your existing furniture and accommodate a Queen size mattress set. For those who can afford the room, a King size is recommended. In order to house a King set along side other necessary bedroom furnishings, the housing room should be at least 12’ x 14’. Remember, as mentioned above, each person spends one third of his or her life on a mattress. Your sleep experience directly affects your day-to-day health and quality of life, so invest in yourself.

What should I do about narrow space?
If you’re in the market for a full or queen size mattress set, you may want to consider where your new sleep system will go and how you plan to get it there. Make sure that these is enough space to accommodate your new sleep system. If your home has a narrow doorway, hallway, or staircase, you may want to measure these spaces against the dimensions of the mattress and foundation prior to purchasing. It may be possible to bend a mattress through these narrow spaces, but the mattress’ foundation is built with wood and may prove impossible to fit. In this case, you should ask your mattress retailer for a split foundation. Full and queen size mattress foundations can be split into two equal units, which will allow easier maneuvering through those tough, narrow spaces. The split foundation will not hinder your foundation’s ability to absorb shock and support the mattress. *Note that king sized foundations are always split.

What does a foundation do?
A mattress foundation is an essential and relatively inexpensive component of the sleep system. The foundation serves many purposes. Firstly, it creates a flat sleep surface. Second, it raises the mattress off the ground keeping the sleeper and mattress safe and clean. Most importantly, the foundation absorbs shock, which supports the mattress, prevents motion transfer, and preserves the life of the mattress. In other words, the weight and energy transfer that would normally damage the mattress is offset by a quality foundation all so that the mattress can last longer. Imagine a foundation is to a mattress like shocks are to a new car. You wouldn’t want the suspension to take on the weight of your car without those shocks, right? Well, don’t make the mistake of neglecting your foundation (or your car’s shocks, for that matter).

Am I protected under warranty?
Yes! Each BIA mattress is guaranteed to be free of defects in materials and workmanship, or it will be repaired or replaced under the terms of the warranty. Our Registered Dealer Network works across six continents to guarantee our quality craftsmanship and advanced engineering. For more information, visit our warranty information page.

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