Entries by Frank Martin

Elevating Comfort and Cleanliness: The Case for Fluid-Proof Dorm Mattresses in Transitional Housing Units

In the realm of transitional housing, where individuals are navigating pivotal life transitions, every element of the living environment plays a crucial role. From fostering a sense of security to promoting well-being, the accommodations provided can significantly impact residents’ experiences. Among these considerations, the choice of mattresses stands out as a fundamental aspect that warrants […]

Ensuring Sweet Dreams at Camp

The Importance of Fluid-Proof Mattresses for Your Summer Camp As the summer months approach, many camp directors and organizers gear up for the influx of eager campers ready to embark on new adventures. While planning the activities and logistics is essential, ensuring the comfort and safety of campers during their stay is equally paramount. One […]

Vinyl Mattress vs. Nylon Mattress

When deciding what kind of mattress to buy for a dormitory or transitional housing type of facility one of the first decisions that must be made is – vinyl or nylon? Both vinyl mattress and nylon mattress fabrics have positives and negatives. The information here in this article will hopefully make the decision process a […]

Foam Mattress Vs. Innerspring Mattress

Institutional and Dormitory Mattress with Waterproof Covers: Foam Mattress vs. Innerspring Mattress The information here is geared toward decision makers in student housing, group homes, transitional housing, camps, detox and rehab facilities. People always ask “should I buy a foam core mattress or an innerspring mattress for my facility?”  The answer to this question has […]

Hotel Mattresses: Two Sided vs. One Sided

Hotel Mattresses Manufacturers started making one sided mattresses and marketing them as “no flip.” Sales exploded. Consumers loved the idea of not hassling with flipping their mattress.  Most consumers stopped buying two sided mattresses for themselves because most never flipped their two sided mattress when they had one.  The trend has perpetuated itself and now […]

How long should an institutional mattress last?

I often get questions about how long “should” a institutional mattress  last, or more specifically how long my will a waterproof institutional mattresses will last. This is a very tricky question because it depends on a few different factors. For example, how is the mattress being used? Are there adults sleeping on the mattress or […]