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An adjustable electric bed and the balm of sleep

An adjustable electric bed and the balm of sleep

Mar. 31, 2019

Searching for a restful night’s sleep? Looking to remedy back ache, neck pain, or constant discomfort? Wanting a bed that’s both functional and conventional – the best of both worlds? If your answe...

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Why is choosing the right hospital bed, for your home, important?

Why is choosing the right hospital bed, for your home, important?

Mar. 30, 2019

When you have a family member who needs to spendmost if not all of the day in a bed at home, it is essential to have a comfortable and well equipped bed for them. It can be distressing for the relatives as w...

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Adjustable beds radio ad circa 2008

Adjustable beds radio ad circa 2008

Mar. 29, 2019

Hospitals get beds right. We know. This is Bill from Nine Clouds – your family owned mattress store in Mississauga. We’re experts in adjustable beds, and if you or someone you love’s been rec...

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Having a hospital bed at home helps the patient as well as the caregivers

Having a hospital bed at home helps the patient as well as the caregivers

Mar. 28, 2019

A comfortable and well-equipped hospital bed is essential for a long-term care as well as rehabilitation or recovery from accident or illness. Hospital beds are designed to assist with comfort, eating and coordinati...

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We told stories about buying beds on the radio.

We told stories about buying beds on the radio.

Mar. 27, 2019

Here’s one that was written but didn’t make it to the air before the station we were running on changed their format from Country & Western to Pop Hits (definitely not the same demographic). D...

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You don’t remember me do you?
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You don’t remember me do you?

Mar. 26, 2019

A couple of times a month a customer I greet in the showroom will reach out with their right hand as if we are friends. I always clasp their hand firmly and say somewhat sheepishly “I’m sorry do we know ...

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Can you feel the gap on a split king adjustable bed?

Can you feel the gap on a split king adjustable bed?

Mar. 25, 2019

While you might think it is very noticeable I have never had a customer want to switch to a one piece king after trying a split king (two twin xls). Maybe once a year we have customers who buy an adjustable as a ...

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Building a green bedroom
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Building a green bedroom

Mar. 24, 2019

When you think of the word "home," chances are that your bedroom is the first room that comes to mind. Your bedroom is your refuge: a place to dream, a place to rest, and a place to retreat when th...

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We are moving from a another country and need a bed fast!
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We are moving from a another country and need a bed fast!

Mar. 23, 2019

I received a “contact us” email a few weeks ago from a family moving from France to Mississauga. Given the art form that email-phishing tactics have turned into I was somewhatsuspicious. The subse...

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Is this the world’s hardest mattress?

Is this the world’s hardest mattress?

Mar. 22, 2019

The Back Comfort Super Firm mattress is the hardest model we have ever displayed in our showroom. We take particular joy in having people try it. There is no one who doesn’t smile when doing so, mo...

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Does anyone ever buy just half of a split queen adjustable bed?

Does anyone ever buy just half of a split queen adjustable bed?

Mar. 21, 2019

We had a customer the other day who wanted a Daybed that was only 30” deep (they are all very close to 40”) because that’s all the space they had in a home office. After telling them “no can do” I took ...

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Bedroom decorating help
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Bedroom decorating help

Mar. 20, 2019

Regardless of whether others tend to see our bedrooms or not, it is still important to give some thought and consideration to planning the décor of your bedroom. A bedroom should be a space that serves as a c...

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A customer’s warranty claim was rejected by a mattress manufacturer while I was away last week

A customer’s warranty claim was rejected by a mattress manufacturer while I was away last week

Mar. 19, 2019

They called the store and unleashed a tirade, threatening legal action if they were not satisfied TODAY! It upsets me when my staff are treated so harshly. Most retailers would just hang up on a customer who chooses...

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Reelin' in the Years (The two Dans)

Reelin' in the Years (The two Dans)

Mar. 18, 2019

One of my best friendsin the Montreal neighbourhood where I lived for much of the 70's was named Daniel. We both had reached sixteenwhen he introduced me to the band Steely Dan in 1972. On aSaturday we were h...

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What does

What does "Nine Clouds" mean? Where did it come from?

Mar. 17, 2019

More than a decade ago our oldest son and I went to a three day business course at a marketing school in Austin Texas. After covering the planned material the last few hours were opened up for participants who had q...

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Why do we sell only local brands mattresses and not the huge American based companies?

Why do we sell only local brands mattresses and not the huge American based companies?

Mar. 16, 2019

Local brands hire Canadians only and keep their profits here in Canada. Local brands don’t have to wait for the ok from a U.S. head office for an everyday request that should be answerable on the spot. L...

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How often should you rotate your mattress?

How often should you rotate your mattress?

Mar. 15, 2019

You should rotate your mattress from head to toe three to four times a year if you own a one sided mattress and one to two times a year if you own a two sided flippable mattress ( a Nine Clouds specialty with at lea...

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A checklist for a warranty claim on your mattress.

A checklist for a warranty claim on your mattress.

Mar. 14, 2019

You must have a copy of your invoice. You must know the details of the warranty offered on your mattress Your mattress must be free of stains (there are companies that will come to your home and clean a mattress...

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Can I buy a conventional mattress that fits inside my waterbed frame?

Can I buy a conventional mattress that fits inside my waterbed frame?

Mar. 13, 2019

Yes you can here at Nine Clouds virtually every mattress we display in our Mississauga showroom is available in Super Single (48” x 84”), Waterbed Queen (60” x 84”)and Waterbed King (72&rdquo...

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Can you push two hospital beds together to make one bed?

Can you push two hospital beds together to make one bed?

Mar. 12, 2019

Yes you can place two hospital beds sideby side and we have done so many times. Spouses understandably wish to continue to sleep close to their loved ones. We can set up the side safety rails on just the outside of ...

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Can you buy a custom size mattress that is also a custom height?

Can you buy a custom size mattress that is also a custom height?

Mar. 11, 2019

It’s not possible customize the height ina spring filled mattress because the coils would be rendered useless if you tried cutting them from top to bottom. It is possible with any of our foam core mattresse...

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How upright (what angle) can the head of an adjustable bed be raised?

How upright (what angle) can the head of an adjustable bed be raised?

Mar. 10, 2019

All our adjustable bed models can be raised to 60 degrees from flat which is enough for many customers but the Prodigy Comfort Elite model can also articulated at a third point starting onefoot from the top of the b...

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Can you still get a split queen adjustable bed where each half is 32” x 80”

Can you still get a split queen adjustable bed where each half is 32” x 80”

Mar. 09, 2019

Leggett and Platt the world’s most respected manufacturer has stopped making split queens in this unusual size. This is not a bad thing because mattresses, sheets and mattress protectors in this size were very...

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What’s the most durable vinyl covered mattress for shelters and residences?

What’s the most durable vinyl covered mattress for shelters and residences?

Mar. 08, 2019

We already utilize good quality vinyl in all our institutional mattress models but if you require something even more durable we can have your mattresses double wrapped. We will put two layers of high quality vinyl ...

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Can an adjustable bed help me get out of bed?

Can an adjustable bed help me get out of bed?

Mar. 07, 2019

Based on my twenty five years experience helping people select an adjustable bed I can say that many more people do have difficulty getting into one than getting out. My first recommendation is to have the to...

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Who makes a good mattress for a 5th wheel mobile home?

Who makes a good mattress for a 5th wheel mobile home?

Mar. 06, 2019

Nine Clouds currently has eleven mattress models that can be custom made to fit those awkward layouts (even with the corner cut off) common in fifth wheel mobile homes. They are all foam core (no springs) and vary f...

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Pillowtop, Eurotop or Tight Top Mattress which style is the most comfortable?

Pillowtop, Eurotop or Tight Top Mattress which style is the most comfortable?

Mar. 05, 2019

I get asked this question every day. Many customers tell me “I don’t know what kind of mattress I am looking for but I don’t want a pillow top.” They have been burned by a collapsing/dipping ...

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Can I  have a custom size mattress made in two weeks?

Can I have a custom size mattress made in two weeks?

Mar. 04, 2019

As specialists in custom mattresses we get asked all the time how long it will take to have one made. When we answer one week if the factory isn’t busy and two weeks if it is customers are very pleasantly ...

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Should you visit our showroom before buying a mattress?

Should you visit our showroom before buying a mattress?

Mar. 03, 2019

We decidedover three years ago to turn off e-commerce on Nine Clouds website because my experience (26 years now) has shown it is crucial for you to try a mattress first for the best chance of long term happiness. V...

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