Bed in a Box

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I am not a huge fan of online shopping but it does have some advantages.  For example, we buy premium dog food in 15kg bags and order 2 at a time.  There is a financial saving and the added bonus that it is delivered to our front door.  Additionally, there are more and more items that are only available online.

We recently decided that it was time to consider replacing the mattress on our bed and I started searching online to see what types of mattresses were available.  I stumbled upon the Sommuto website which produces Australian made mattresses by an Australian owned company.  The catch?  There is no shop and your order online.  I have spent a couple of months reading and researching before biting the bullet and ordering it on the weekend.  T

The mattress was delivered today.

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It was quite weighty so took GMan and I to carry the box upstairs.  It was a simple matter of cutting the plastic tape and sliding the roll out of the box.

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A special cutter was provided to cut the plastic wrap.  We then lifted the roll onto the existing ensemble base and unrolled the mattress.

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It feels quite different to what we have had previously but I am very confident that we will be happy with our new purchase.  Anyway, it has a 100 day trial period with a money-back guarantee.

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For something as large as a mattress there was minimal packaging.  The cardboard box will be opened out and used as weed mat under mulch in the garden.  The plastic tape will go into the rubbish and the heavy-duty plastic has been folded up and will be sure to be used at some time in the future.

I have made the bed and now am looking forward to a relaxing sleep.

Goodnight.

3 thoughts on “Bed in a Box

  1. Make sure you keep us posted. I see these ads all the time for a mattress in a box and also Aldi do theirs in a box – just interested in how comfy they are.

  2. just caught up with all your posts (about 5 or 6 back) i was interested in the kin kin one & would love to see what their markets are like but that will be some time in the future.
    getting a mattress online intrigues me will be checking this lot out but 1st would love to hear how comfy it is? it looks good.
    thanx for sharing

  3. I like to keep that thick plastic for wrapping when i move (which, I probably do more than you’re planning). I have reused my sofa ones more than once!

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