Hop onto our brand-new hub, brought to you by the National Bed Federation (NBF), for all you need to know in the way of impartial, expert advice about beds and mattresses.

We are here to explain what’s out there, how to choose the right bed – and even who makes a specific type of mattress.

It’s a treasure trove of independent advice and information (if we do say so ourselves) and we even direct shoppers to their nearest ‘Retail Champion’ – a scheme run by the NBF. We have no allegiance to any specific type of product, any one brand or any particular bed retailer. So, you can be confident that the comprehensive advice on offer is both reliable and informative.

We also look at how to avoid being scammed by rogue traders trying to sell mattresses which are not what they claim to be.

Buying a new bed

Buying a new bed or mattress can be a confusing and risky process – get it wrong and you could end up with sleepless nights or, even worse, a product that is unsafe, unclean or not as described.

We are here to help you through your bed-buying journey. With so many factors to consider when buying a new bed (how to know when you need a new one, what type to choose, which size, the different bases etc) our detailed Bed Buyers Guide simplifies the buying process and can be downloaded so you have the information to hand when you go on your shopping trip.

We answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) and explains how NBF member brands are regularly audited by an independent company to ensure they are doing things ‘by the book’.

There are also two search facilities: one for anyone seeking a specific product which will highlight the NBF members who make what you are looking for; and another which uses a dynamic postcode search to direct you to your nearest NBF Retail Champion – shops stocking at least 50% of beds made by NBF members.

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Please note we do not offer a consumer complaints service - see our FAQs for further details

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