Types of Pillows: Find the Right One for You | Saatva

If you’ve been getting the recommended amount of sleep, have invested in a quality mattress, and follow a restful bedtime routine but are still waking up exhausted, your pillow may be at fault. Believe it or not, the little rectangle under your head can make or break your sleep. But how do you know what kind of pillow is right for you? With so many options out there, things can quickly become confusing. Here, learn about the most common types of pillows so that you can find the right one for you

Sleep Tech: Smart Sleep Gadgets to Watch for in 2019

According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about one-third of adults don’t get the recommended 7 or more hours of sleep every night. Staying connected 24/7 to everything from work email to Twitter and Instagram makes falling asleep about as easy as napping in the middle of a mosh pit. Luckily, the right kind of technology can be helpful when it comes to getting quality sleep. Sleep gadgets are on the rise, and 2019 will be the third year that Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will ha

Sleep Texting What is It?

Sleep texting is exactly what it sounds like. It’s is a phenomenon when people send or reply to text messages – you guessed it, in their sleep. Sleep texting has arisen and has become increasingly more common in the last decade, with the advance and the increasing prevalence of smartphones in our lives. If you’ve ever woken up to find a text you sent to a friend you have no memory of writing, you know what it is. How is it possible to text someone in your sleep? If this scenario seems wild to y

Can Technology Help You Sleep Better?

We all know that the general advice is that technology and sleep don’t mix. Don’t watch TV right before bed, limit your use of smartphone too close to your bedtime. Blue light from screens has been proven to suppress melatonin, a hormone secreted by the pineal gland that helps regulate our biological rhythm, including sleep and wake cycles. Too much time on your phone can also lead to highly undesirable parasomnias like sleep texting. But what if the right kind of technology can actually help y

Top 5 Gifts to Help Your Valentine Sleep Better

This is another benefits-both-of-you gift, and it’s probably the most important. Because if you’re sleeping on a lumpy, uncomfortable mattress neither one of you will be in a Valentine’s Day mood. Nectar’s memory foam mattress is designed to have a soft yet supportive feel, and it features a cooling gel layer that’ll help keep you from waking up feeling hot and bothered. Best of all: Nectar gives you a 365 day trial period to test the mattress before you commit. And you can return it for free, i

How Does a Dishwasher Dry? | Hunker

You pop your dishes in the dishwasher, turn it on and spend the next two hours watching Netflix with a clean conscience. Two hours later, you make your way back in order to pour yourself a glass of wine into a now sparkling clean wine glass. But when you open your dishwasher, you discover that the job has been done only half way. The dishes are clean but are not dry enough. Grudgingly, you reach for a dish towel because you don't want to drink your wine mixed with warm rinsing water. What happen

How to Find the Serial Number on a Bosch Dishwasher | Hunker

Serial numbers of your home appliances is not the type of thing you typically think about too often or even care to know what they are. If you can remember the phone numbers of all your friends, you're a number genius. If you can remember by heart the serial number of at least one of your home appliances, that's probably a sign that your appliance is not working very well. The bottom line is, nobody really needs to have that information committed to memory. But even the luckiest of people will s

How to Troubleshoot a Sunbeam Blanket | Hunker

For dual control models, you need to make sure that each of the controls is set up to operate the correct side of the blanket. First, make sure that the control cord is securely connected to the blanket, the power cord is plugged in and the blanket is switched "on." Your user manual will tell you exactly how to set the controls correctly for your particular blanket model. The primary control, which is the one with the service label, and the remote control are each designed to operate their own s