Komfi Blog

Did you know that you spend on average 3000 hours per year in bed? That’s over 120 full days! So it stands to reason that you should make sure that you’re as comfortable as possible. We're obviously keen to extol the virtues of buying a new mattress, but how do you know if it’s time for a change? If you can answer yes to any of the following questions then you should be considering a new mattress. Have you had your current mattress for seven years or more? Would you be embarrassed if anyone saw your mattress without its cover on?...

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As sleep is our business, especially ensuring that you get the best sleep possible, we know just how important it is - from helping you live longer, to improving performance. Here we share the top 6 reasons why you should make sure you get a great night’s sleep….on a Komfi mattress of course! 1. Live longer Research has consistently shown that the quality and quantity of sleep you get each night can have an impact on your health. Great sleep means you are less susceptible to serious conditions such as heart disease, obesity and high blood pressure. In fact people...

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There's a fair amount of scientific evidence to suggest that fragrances can be conducive to sleep. But what about waking up? Can we replace the dreaded sound of our early morning alarm with indulgent smells of brewing coffee and freshly baked croissants yet? Sorry to break it to you, but the answer is no. Like the popular saying goes, wake up and smell the coffee - not the other way around. The Putrid Fish Experiment According to a scientific study by Carskadon & Herz in 2004, smells have minimal - if any - impact upon humans when they're asleep. Even the stench of rotting...

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Red roses, candlelit dinners and passion-filled declarations of love. That’s right, Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and as usual, the world is woozy with emotion. Now they say that love conquers all, but we reckon a good night’s sleep is the real secret to smooth-sailing Valentine celebrations. It’s certainly the key to our hearts. Sleep your way to a dreamy Valentine’s Day Combining industry-leading technology with luxurious comfort, the Komfi mattress range is the ultimate wingman during the season of love. So exactly how will a good night’s sleep courtesy of Komfi prepare you for the big day? Pressure-relieving...

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Things Komfi doesn't like? Uncomfortable mattresses, early morning alarms ... and waste. Recent news stories have complained about the expensive recycling process for old mattresses, however Komfi is proud to be defying them. To reduce our environmental impact to an absolute minimum, we recycle in the most exciting and creative way possible. How? By donating our unused materials to local Leeds art project SCRAP. Dreamt up by an arty team of do-gooders, Lottery-funded creative centre SCRAP proves that one man's trash really is another man's treasure by encouraging local businesses to donate unused materials to their workshop in Leeds. Cardboard tubes, fabric...

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Homemade bread, sizzling bacon and a freshly cut lawn. These are Britain's 3 favourite smells according to a 2015 investigation reported by The Daily Mail. Whether our favourite smells are helpful in the bedroom, however, is a different matter altogether... The emotional, physical and mental impact which scents can have on humans has a long-documented history. If you're feeling peckish, a whiff of bacon is enough to make your mouth water and your tummy rumble. Catch the scent of a sewer, however, and your face is sent into contortion. It's a powerful sense, there's no denying that. But do smells have the...

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Our MD Phil Whittell and his family have long had an involvement in the equestrian world, and are currently co-owners of Samuel Thomas II, ridden by GB eventer Oliver Townend. As Oliver and ‘Sam’ were competing in the CCI3* at Bramham International Horse Trials, Komfi decided to support the event by sponsoring a fence. The course was designed for the 7th year by Ian Stark, with the Komfi fence a narrow imposing trakehner on an angle over a wide ditch, featured not only in the CCI class, but also in the CIC and Event Rider Masters Classes. The Komfi team...

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The Komfi dream team are back from their weekend at Bramham International Horse Trials and are delighted to announce that the event was a resounding success! Our MD Phil Whittell and his family have a long history with Bramham and the equestrian world. In fact, Komfi is currently co-owners of Samuel Thomas II, ridden by GB eventer Oliver Townend. While Sam the horse wasn't competing this weekend, Komfi had a spacious trade stand selling luxury sleepware products (including our new bespoke mattresses for horsebox beds) and also sponsored a bed-themed cross country fence.  The Look The statement colours of the Union Jack flag...

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Daylight Saving Time falls on March 26, 2017 which means it's almost time to sacrifice an hour of precious snoozing between the sheets. Excited? No, us neither. Of course, we love the results of Daylight Saving Time, which sees clocks across the country skip forward one hour on the final Sunday of March. Long British summer evenings are one of our favourite things - but giving up one precious hour of sleep? Well, we won't be celebrating when our alarm clocks go off an hour earlier than normal come Monday morning, let's put it that way. Daylight saving time: 5...

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