Who are you sharing YOUR bed with?

National Bed Month
13th – 26th March 2017

Did you know, it’s believed that the average mattress can double in weight every eight years thanks to a less-than-lovely combination of human debris, sweat and dust mites?

March is National Bed Month, and as part of our campaign to help you #ReclaimYourMattress, we asked the lovely people at the National Bed Federation for some interesting information about the nation’s mattresses.

Take our quick quiz below, test your mattress knowledge and find out who you could be sharing your bed with (be prepared; you might be pretty disgusted!).

What does your mattress say about you?

Take our quiz and find out!

  • We’re a pretty sweaty nation in bed! Can you guess how much moisture the average person sweats out per night?

  • Between a quarter and half a pint

  • Between half and one pint

  • Between one and two pints

  • Shedding dead skin is another thing we do a lot of between the sheets, but do you know how much we shed in bed on average per year

  • Half a pound

  • One pound

  • Four pounds

  • By how much does the average mattress increase in weight with dead skin and sweat over an 8 year lifecycle?

  • A third

  • Half

  • Double

  • We’re a pretty sweaty nation in bed! Can you guess how much moisture the average person sweats out per night?

  • Between a quarter and half a pint

  • Between half and one pint

  • Between one and two pints

  • How many brave bed bugs do you think dare to set up home in your mattress per year?

  • 10 million

  • 20 million

  • 30 million

  • Quite a few of us would be embarrassed for another person to see the state of our mattress! Can you guess what percentage of people said that they would (according to a 2011 survey by the Sleep Council)?

  • 10%

  • 15%

  • 25%

  • Still sleeping on a manky old mattress? How many people in a 2011 survey by the Sleep Council said they slept on a mattress more than 8 years old?

  • One in five

  • Two in five

  • Three in five

  • Flip it up a little! Do you know how often the Sleep Council advise you flip or rotate your mattress?

  • Every 3 months

  • Every 6 months

  • Every year

  • Annoyed when you bump into your partner in the middle of the bed? How many couples experience ‘roll-together’ as a result of a dip in their mattress?

  • 1 in 10

  • 1 in 8

  • 1 in 6

  • Our mattresses could be stopping us getting all important sleep! People who complain their mattress is uncomfortable sleep how many hours less per week as a result?

  • 2 hours

  • 5 hours

  • 7 hours

  • Your result is:

#ReclaimYourMattress With these handy tips

Not so keen on sharing your bed with bugs, skin and sweat? Click below for some of our top tips to help you #ReclaimYourMattress and keep it clean, fresh and healthy.

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Want to take your mattress hygiene more seriously? Our Kobold VK200 with mattress cleaning set equips you with all the tools to help you #ReclaimYourMattress.

Our specially formulated Lavenia cleaning powder cleans deep into your mattress, freeing it from allergy causing substances such as dust mite faeces and mould spores.

The marvellous MP440 mattress attachment massages the Lavenia into your mattress, then, after 30 minutes, the mighty MR440 works its magic by vibrating to loosen and suck away the offending inhabitants.

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*Winners can choose between filter bags, Dovina Lavinia, Kobosan or cloths for the SP530 Duo Clean with a maximum value of £50 per person.