Do You Need To Get A King Size Mattress?



Everyone needs sleep. Sleep is essential for immune functioning, improved cognitive performance, and for the formation of new memories.


Still, we struggle with getting enough quality sleep every day. It is estimated that more than 50 million Americans battle with chronic sleep disorders every year, while nearly 20-30 million will suffer with intermittent sleep issues of some kind during the same amount of time. 


Stress is the number one cause for sleepless nights. Spending the night tossing and turning on top of a small, outdated mattress, only makes matters worse. The last thing people need, especially during times of high stress, is to be even more stressed out from not getting a good quality night sleep on their old, worn-out mattress.







Challenges like having an active family, a demanding job, going to school full time, or even coping with a disability, getting the right amount of sleep can sometimes seem impossible.


Combine this with the anxiety of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus and the anticipated return to ‘normal’ and a good night’s sleep seems like a long forgotten dream.


Now, the worst may be over, but many of us are still working from home, with kids at their side learning ‘virtually’. The days can slowly blur into weeks spent in the same house, often in the same space. It seems like the family ends up together in the once comfortable, safe space of the bed, as the kids crawl into bed with mom and dad after another stressful day.


 Or maybe it’s the single person, who after a long day of zoom meetings and virtual dates, ends the night by curling up with the new loves of their life recently adopted from the pound during quarantine.


Why should you buy a bigger bed?


These are not the times for your outdated, I-seem-to-be-running-out-of-room queen mattress. During times of high stress, like these, it’s natural for families to gravitate to each other. It’s ok to love your family, or to cherish your new adopted puppy friends, but its not ok for them to leave you clinging to a sliver of bed space while your sliver of hope for a decent night’s sleep disappears into a cacophony of doggy snores.






If this keeps happening to you, or like me, you discover that your sleeping child who you love with all your heart can kick like the world’s strongest donkey, it’s probably time for you to upgrade to a king size bed.


What are the benefits of owning a king size mattress?


We don’t want to tell our family ‘no’ or have to put our fur babies on the floor, but we, also, don’t want to keep waking up with the aches and pains that come with a restless, sleepless night. Or the stress that comes from too many of those nights in a row.


For couples, cuddling up together is a lovely way to express the love you feel towards one another. However, cuddling up because there isn’t enough space in your queen bed for you to stretch out and relax, isn’t so wonderful. You shouldn’t have to go on vacation together just to sleep in a king size bed so the two of you can have your own space!


A standard king size mattress is sixteen inches wider than a queen, so you never have to worry about bumping into any more of your family members, or the guilt of having to say no just so you don’t get pushed out of your own bed. 






Not only do king size beds offer a reprieve from the cramped, can’t have your own space of a queen, but they can be a statement piece as well. They offer one of the more affordable luxuries of life that you get to enjoy night after night. There really is nothing like sleeping in a king size bed, with room to stretch out, have your own space, and simply relax into your first of many good night’s sleep.


For any and all of your mattress and bedding needs, take a look at our wide range of inventory, including our very own top-quality, American-made king size Taylor & Wells mattress brand today. We have a wide selection of mattress options from standard sizes to the extra large Family Bed, for you to chose from.


Let our years of experience and knowledgeable staff answer any of your questions and assist you in finding the perfect mattress. Give us a call, visit us online, or stop in at any one of our seven locations in Arkansas, Texas and Missouri!




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