Linea Strom – Better Sleep for a Better Life

Published January 20, 2012 by lifeschoolers

START EVERY DAY WITH  A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP™

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A good night’s sleep, just like proper diet and exercise, is essential to your mental,
emotional and physical health. Yet many people just do not get the recommended
amount* of sleep needed each night to perform their best during the day**.
Instead, they sacrifice sleep and wake up to the consequences including difficultly
concentrating, irritability, weakened immune system and even higher stress. The
good news is that it does not have to be this way.
Better sleep can be as simple as sleeping on a better mattress! This brochure
provides solutions, ranging from how to select a new mattress to tips on creating a
sleep sanctuary, which will help you improve the quality of your life by improving the
quality of your sleep.
*Sleep experts recommend getting eight hours of sleep each night (7.5 – 8.5 is optimal).
**At least 40 million Americans each year suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, and an
additional 20 million experience occasional sleeping problems. (National Institute of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, May 2007)

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Sleep on this:
according to an oklahoma state university study,
a new Mattress provided sleepers with
significant iMproveMents, including*
:
70.8% in sleep CoMFort
62.0% in sleep qualitY
55.3% in BaCk pain
50.7% in spine stiFFness
*AS COMPARED TO SLEEPING ON A MATTRESS FIVE YEARS OLD OR OLDER

You MaY need a new Mattress iF…
Like your favorite old chair or worn pair of shoes, your mattress can still
feel comfortable long after it has lost its ability to provide your body
with the proper comfort and support it needs. Here are a few things to
consider when deciding whether it’s time to buy a new mattress and
boxspring/foundation:
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Your mattress is five to seven years old
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You wake up with stiffness, numbness, aches and pains
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You had a better night’s sleep somewhere other than your own bed
(such as a hotel or friend’s guest room)
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Your mattress shows signs of overuse (it sags, has lumps, etc.)

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A COMFORTABLE MATTRESS:
THE FOUNDATION OF A GOOD
NIGHT’S SLEEP
The “shelf life” of a mattress depends on several factors such as usage,
quality and even your own changing comfort and support preferences. In
general, a mattress set that has been in use for five to seven years may
no longer provide proper comfort and support, and should be evaluated.
A scientific study from Oklahoma State University, “Subjective Rating of
Perceived Back Pain, Stiffness and Sleep Quality Following Introduction of
Medium-Firm Bedding Systems,” found that participants with mattresses
five years old or older reported significant improvements in sleep quality
and comfort when sleeping on a new mattress, regardless of the sleeper’s
age or weight.
So it is important to compare the mattress and boxspring/foundation you are
sleeping on now to newer models every few years. After all, a new mattress
can make the difference in how you feel and function each and every day and
help you Start Every Day With a Good Night’s Sleep™
.

Sleep on this: the warranty on a mattress and foundation is not an
indiCator oF how lonG the produCt
should Be used before replacement. instead, the
warranty exists to protect the consumer from product
defects, not against gradual loss of comfort and support.

MATTRESS MENU: CHOICES IN
BEDDING COMFORT
The right mattress for a great night’s sleep is the one that meets your personal needs for comfort and support. But before you start shopping for a new
mattress, you will need to know some bedding basics. With some general
mattress information on the variety of choices available, it will be easier to
choose the right bed for you—and get a great night’s sleep.
n INNERSPRING. The most widely purchased type of bedding uses the
support of tempered steel coils in a variety of configurations. Varying
types and layers of upholstery provide insulation and cushioning between
your body and the spring unit, resulting in a range of comfort choices.
n FOAM. Solid foam mattresses also offer a wide choice of sleeping
sensations or “feels.” They can be made of a solid core or of several
layers of different types of foam laminated together. Advanced
technology in polyurethane foams, refinements to traditional latex and the
new visco-elastic (“memory”) foams have added to the choice of comfort,
support and performance.

n AIRBEDS. Airbeds are now designed to look like the familiar mattress/
foundation (boxspring) combination, with an air-filled core providing
the support instead of an innerspring unit or foam core. These designs
also offer a range of “feels” and typically are adjustable to suit
individual sleeper’s needs.
n OTHER SLEEP OPTIONS. There are many popular mattress alternatives
to address individuals’ comfort, support and space needs, including
futons, adjustable beds and waterbeds. Futons are a popular alternative
for those who need a sofa by day and a mattress by night. Electrically
adjustable beds enable sleepers to adjust the head and foot of the bed
to the most comfortable position. And most waterbeds are now designed
to look like the familiar mattress/foundation, with a water-filled core
providing support, coupled with layers of upholstery for insulation and
surface comfort.
Regardless of the type of sleep system you decide to purchase, always
evaluate a mattress for comfort, support, durability and space. The mattress
that best addresses these needs is the mattress for you.
n COMFORT. Today’s top quality mattress/foundation ensembles are built
for superior comfort. Luxurious new cushioning materials and extra-soft
surface treatments create a plusher, more comfortable feel.
n SUPPORT. A good mattress and foundation will gently support your
body at all points and keep your spine in the same shape as a person
with good standing posture. Pay special attention to your shoulders,
hips and lower back—the heaviest parts of the body.
n DURABILITY. It’s the quality of the materials used and how they’re
put together that determines how long a mattress and foundation will
provide comfort and support.

n SPACE. Cramped quarters can turn sleeping into a nightly wrestling
match. A healthy person moves anywhere from 40-60 times a night,
including dozens of full body turns. You need freedom of motion
while you sleep and to help you relax while getting to sleep. Make
sure that your mattress gives you room to move around comfortably
throughout the night.
size Matters.
Two people sleeping on a full sized (‘double’) mattress only have as
much personal sleeping space as a baby in a crib. It is recommended
that bed partners buy a mattress no smaller than a queen mattress.
CaliFornia kinG 72” x 84”
kinG 76” x 80”
queen 60” x 80”
Full (douBle) 53” x 75”
twin 38” x 75”
Deciding between a queen or king size mattress really boils down to
personal choice. A queen bed is 60 inches wide by approximately 80
inches long, perfect for couples who prefer close quarters. King beds
are 76 inches wide by 80 inches long, the best choice for couples that
want maximum personal sleeping space. Both twin and full sizes are
approximately 75 inches long, which may be too short for some adults,
especially men. Full size allows only enough space for a single sleeper
shorter than 5 feet 5 inches tall.

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FINDING THE MATTRESS OF
YOUR DREAMS
Once you are familiar with the menu of mattress options available, start
the shopping process at a store that you know and trust. Remember, it is
important to have an educated salesperson who can guide you through the
many choices in bedding to help you find the mattress that best meets your
personal preferences.
Once in the store, be sure to “test drive” your new mattress following
the S.L.E.E.P. test. Remove your shoes (if you’re a woman, it’s best to
go mattress-shopping in jeans or pants) and lie down on several different
models in various positions, especially the one you usually sleep in. And
remember, those few extra minutes of focusing on the “feel” of different
mattress choices can save a lot of time later.
Keep in mind as you test various mattresses that comparison shopping by
model name may lead to frustration. You probably won’t find exactly the

same model name in one store as you did in another. As with so many products on the market today, many retailers prefer to offer products that are
exclusive to their store. For consumers that means more to choose from,
and following the S.L.E.E.P. test will help you make the right selection.
Mattress to Mattress, helpFul tips to Guide
Your purChasinG deCision:
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For proper support, a mattress and foundation must support the body
at all points with the spine in the same shape as a person with good
standing posture.
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Ask the salesperson if they can show you illustrated or actual
“cutaways” of the interior of the different mattress and foundation
choices so you can see what’s inside.
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Compare store services such as delivery, financing and removal of old
bedding as well. Many retailers today offer mattress removal service as
part of your purchase price or for a nominal fee.
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Shop for the best value, not the lowest price. The best assurance for
good mattress performance over many years is to buy the highest quality
sleep set you can afford.

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After selecting your new mattress, buy the manufacturer’s recommended
boxspring/foundation to support the mattress, as the two are designed
to work best together. In fact, buying the mattress without its matching
foundation may affect the terms of the warranty and could also compromise
its level of fire resistance. You should never put a new mattress on an old
boxspring/foundation.
CREATE YOUR SLEEP SANCTUARY
While the mattress is the heart of your bedroom, other environmental
elements such as lighting, color and accessories, play an important role in
the total sleep experience. Your bedroom should be an oasis—a soothing
space conducive to relaxation and indulgent comfort.
And creating a sleep sanctuary doesn’t have to be difficult or costly.
Regardless of space or budget you can transform your bedroom into a
haven of comfort. Comprehensive bedroom makeover tips are available
online from the Better Sleep Council at http://www.bettersleep.org.
Sleep on this:
soMe retailers oFFer “CoMFort Guarantees,”
the option to return a mattress if you take it home and find that
it is not comfortable. that offer can sound appealing, but in
practice, it can mean extra days of coordinating pick ups, redelivery and another day of shopping. Consumers are advised
to take steps in the store to assure the mattress and foundation
they choose is the right one first time around.

same model name in one store as you did in another. As with so many products on the market today, many retailers prefer to offer products that are
exclusive to their store. For consumers that means more to choose from,
and following the S.L.E.E.P. test will help you make the right selection.
Mattress to Mattress, helpFul tips to Guide
Your purChasinG deCision:
n
For proper support, a mattress and foundation must support the body
at all points with the spine in the same shape as a person with good
standing posture.
n
Ask the salesperson if they can show you illustrated or actual
“cutaways” of the interior of the different mattress and foundation
choices so you can see what’s inside.
n
Compare store services such as delivery, financing and removal of old
bedding as well. Many retailers today offer mattress removal service as
part of your purchase price or for a nominal fee.
n
Shop for the best value, not the lowest price. The best assurance for
good mattress performance over many years is to buy the highest quality
sleep set you can afford.

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what is latex? how do they use it in the production of mattresses

Published December 15, 2011 by lifeschoolers

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What is latex?

In its pure form, the latex is the milky white liquid that is pumped from the trunks of mature kaoutsoukodendron (heveabrasiliensis).

The Talalay manufacturing process

Specific quantity of light foam latex is poured into a large mold-fixed frame so as to fill only part of the mold. The lid is sealed and the latex spread into the void and fills the entire mold. Once the latex fill the mold, it begins to “stand” and not to deflate reduce the temperature to -30 , the C, the latex is cooled and accumulated / set.

At this stage, carbon dioxide diocheteftai to latex and the temperature rises to 115a , so the latex to solidify Vulcanising and then the lid of the mold automatically opens and the product depart from the mold and placed in a rolling belt. The / latex sheet or pillow latex passes from the first cylinder / mill wash to rinse any residue from detergents and dirt and after chassis styfti (mangle) to strangichthei the water.

Then the product moves down a tumbler system before arriving at the station of physical examination. Each piece of latex is controlled separately to ensure that it meets the specifications required density and hardness before being placed on the purchase or conversion of a bed or pillow.

The advantages of the mattress Dunlopillo

  • Resistant to support long
  • Follow and adapted to the contour of your body to provide maximum comfort and support back
  • With good ventilation disperses moisture keeping the body cool, dry layer
  • The production process ensures that Talalay Dunlopillo Dunlopillo latex foam is open cell (opencell), maximizing the ability of the material to breathe (breathability) and giving the best performance over the Memoryfoam.
  • Latex is hypoallergenic and antimicrobial properties inhibit the growth of microbes, fungi and house dust mites, so it’s perfect and perfectly safe for people suffering from respiratory problems
  • Latex mattresses do not need spin or shaking because there are fillings that can grompaliasoun or sit
  • It is silent, so the mattress does not creak during sleep.
  • Independent support means you can turn without disturbing your partner
  • They offer a range of options for comfort, looks and storage
  • The Dunlopillo is an internationally recognized and trusted name you can trust after having gained 80 years.

5 Year Warranty

The 5 year warranty on all products, mattresses and sleep products, offering even more carefree. Through retail distribution, the Dunlopillo over the period of five years from the date of purchase, as appropriate and discretion, will repair or replace without charge any product or part of a product that ellattomatiko hardware failure or poor quality construction .

5 to 10 Years warranty

For a further period of five years and up to ten years from the date of purchase, the company will pay off the current retail price for replacement of the existing product.

 

media Strom Store Locations Near you

Published December 15, 2011 by lifeschoolers

Stores

A store Media Strom is surely near you!

The Media Strom sure to constantly expand branch network in Greece, to come closer. Already operating 60 stores!
created the most modern and impressive network of stores in Europe, so the design and concept of network in general to win the award for Best Concept Redesign the Franchise Award 2010!

Your visit to one of the branches of Media Strom is a unique, yet pleasant experience, because here you will find a warm and friendly environment with experienced staff who willingly and smile will help you plan the perfect sleeping environment for you !

For one thing sure: if you do not find here the perfect mattress that will satisfy demanding in terms of quality, feel and price will not find it anywhere!

Published December 15, 2011 by lifeschoolers

In the past, sleep was quite often ignored by doctors and surrounded just by myths, but now we are beginning to understand the importance of sleep to all-around health and well-being. In truth, when people get as few as 6 or 7 hours of sleep every night, their risk with regard to developing diseases begins to increase.
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1. Sleep Keeps Your Heart Healthy
Heart attacks and strokes are more common during earlier morning hours. This fact may be explained by the way sleep interacts with the blood vessels. Lack of sleep has been with worsening of our blood pressure and cholesterol, all risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Your heart are going to be healthier if you get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night.

2. Sleep May Prevent Cancer
People working this late shift possess a higher risk with regard to breast and intestinal tract cancer. More Info

6. Sleep Bolsters Your Remembrance
Researchers do not know why we sleeping and dream, but an activity called memory consolidation occurs throughout sleep. While your body may very well be resting, your brain is busy processing your day, making connections between events, sensory input, feelings and memory. Your dreams together with deep sleep are a significant time for your brain to make memories and links. Getting more quality sleep will help you remember and approach things better.
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7. Sleep May help You Lose Body fat
Researchers have also found that people who sleep lower than seven hours per night are more likely to be overweight and also obese. It is thought that the issue of sleep impacts the balance of hormones in the body that affect desires for food. The hormones ghrelin and leptin, important for any regulation of appetite, have been found being disrupted by a sleep disorder. So if you are interested in controlling or reducing your weight, don’t forget to pay attention to getting a good night’s sleep.
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8. Naps Make you Smarter
Napping in daytime is not only an effective and refreshing alternative to caffeine, it may well protect your health and make you much more productive. A study of 24, 000 Greek adults showed that people who napped repetitions a week had a lower risk for dying from cardiovascular disease. People who nap at work have much lower levels of stress. Napping additionally improves memory, cognitive purpose and mood.
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9. Sleep May Reduce your Risk for Depression
Sleep impacts many of the chemicals in your system, including serotonin. People with a deficiency in serotonin are more likely to suffer from unhappiness. You can help to prevent depression by making sure you are getting the right amount involving sleep, between 7 and 9 hours every night.
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10. Sleep Helps your system Make Repairs
Sleep is a time for your body to repair damage brought on by stress, ultraviolet rays and other harmful exposures. Your cells produce more protein whilst you’re sleeping. These protein molecules form the inspiration for cells, allowing them to repair damage.

Author Name: Guy Kelley

Author Bio:
born and raised in Greece where my father grew up and adore to ride horses but it’s extremely tough when living inside city.

 

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The Secret Art Of Sleep

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

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It is very important to pay particular attention to the selection of baby mattress, as the baby passes daily over 20 hours lying . Also note that the mattress will accommodate your baby until the age of 4-5 years, a period that his body is growing rapidly. For this reason, follow our advice to choose your baby the proper layer, which will offer a comfortable nights sleep and support the proper development of the vertebral column. 

 

  • 1 The mattress should be new.
    Never use the last layer of your baby or layer that you borrow from your friend or relative. The old mattress posed serious risks to your child’s health, and research has identified that may account for the sudden death syndrome (SIDS).
  • 2

    Trust a reputable company.
    A specialist firm mattress knows the specific needs of each age. So, you’re sure to give your baby the best possible terms orthopedikotitas, hygiene and comfort.

  • 3

    The baby mattress should provide comfort:
    the right mattress should adapt and “following” the contours of the body of the baby, without pressing.

  • 4

    The baby mattress should provide support:
    the right mattress should support the spine of your baby by offering a quality sleep.

  • 5

    The baby mattress should give you the feeling in her arms:
    a proper mattress should gently hug your baby, giving the feeling of relaxation.

  • 6

    The baby mattress should be made ​​from selected and tested materials.
    The material of the layer should be environmentally friendly and sensitive baby skin. Avoid materials that “breathe.” Especially the fabric of the mattress should be allergy, with special treatment anti-acarea, to prevent the growth of dust mites and other micro-organisms responsible for causing allergies and breathing problems.

  • 7

    Make sure the mattress has the correct dimensions.
    If, between the mattress and the crib, no space, enough to fit two fingers, there is a risk that your baby can become trapped. So, make sure to fit snugly in the crib, even if that means it will be hard to change sheets. priority is the safety of your baby!

  • 8

    The right baby mattress should be combined with proper conditions of sleep.
    Do not overheat the baby’s room, because the high temperature can cause discomfort. Koimiste your baby on your back or side and pay attention to the bedding. There should be very fluffy and create many aspects because it can trap baby. Avoid using a pillow!

     

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media Strom New Store Concept

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

Media Strom New Store Concept
Our main Objectives for the re-design were:
1. To create a “wellness “ atmosphere and to stress the
importance of Sleep
2. To offer the visitor a unique shopping experience
3. To Act as a selling tool for the sales advisor
4. To harmonize the appearance of all stores
5. To differentiate us from the competition

 

 

Our New Factory: A gem in worldwide industry!

Published December 13, 2011 by lifeschoolers

Our New Factory: A gem
in worldwide industry!

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• Experienced field partners, machinery
manufacturers and raw material
producers from abroad, that have
visited our new facilities, are excited
with this unique achievement in the
international mattress production
industry and they speak with
enthusiasm:
“I’ m 30 years in the business now and
did visit a lot of mattress manufacturers
around the world.
Media Strom is one of the most modern and
efficient mattress factories I have seen”
Kurt Ruegg, Sales Manager, Spühl [Spühl is an
international top spring-producing machinery
manufacturer]Our New Factory: A gem
in worldwide industry!
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“I was very honored by the fact that you have
decided to show me your production facilities,
which has very much resemblance to a pharmacy
In its organization and cleanliness”
Sebastian Mândroc, External Sales Manager,Deslee
Clama [DesleeClama is one of the most innovative,
high quality fabrics producer in the world]
ΒΙΝΤΕΟ ΜΑΡΚΟΠΟΥΛΟ
[5.06’]
“It was really wonderful to get to know your new
plant. Congratulations once again! It’s an example
for our industry, and a breath of fresh air, as we live
in such difficult times…” – Pedro Saraiva, External
Sales Manager, Flexitex [Flexitex is one of the largest
mattress fabric producing industries in Europe].Our R &D Department
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• Unique R &D Department in Greece
• An experienced team constantly works to improve our existing products and
to design new ones, monitoring the latest developments and trends in the
worldwide market.
• Our aim is to provide best value for money products

 

 

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