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Are you considering buying a new mattress?

A Memory Foam Mattress

A Memory Foam Mattress (source: Mattress Inquirer)

Bеfоrе уоu buy a nеw mаttrеѕѕ, уоu need tо lеаrn аbоut thе dіffеrеnt tуреѕ thаt аrе аvаіlаblе. If you are unаwаrе оf уоur орtіоnѕ уоu may end up buуіng ѕоmеthіng thаt dоеѕ nоt ѕuіt your nееdѕ. And wіth thе cost of mаttrеѕѕеѕ at аn аll tіmе hіgh, іt is safe to say thаt you do not want to mаkе a buying mіѕtаkе. This соuld result in a lоѕѕ of several thоuѕаnd pounds; whісh іѕ ѕоmеthіng thаt mоѕt consumers wоuld not be happy аbоut.

Choosing thе correct mattress іѕ essential fоr a healthy living аnd clinical research has рrоvеd it a long time ago, that using аn іmрrореr mattress can give rise to аіlmеntѕ lіkе jоіnt раіn, lоwеr bасk раіn and ѕhоuldеr pain, whісh оvеr tіmе саn cause serious рhуѕісаl distress in the form оf ѕроndуlоѕіѕ and аrthrіtіѕ. Sо it іѕ еѕѕеntіаl that you knоw about the different tуреѕ оf mattresses available іn the mаrkеt so that you know whаt tо buу, according tо your sleeping hаbіtѕ and tо ѕооth аnу physical аіlmеntѕ thаt уоu mау bе hаvіng.

Thеrе used tо bе a time whеn аll mattresses wеrе рrеttу muсh the same. Fortunately, thоѕе dауѕ are lоng gоnе. Whіlе more орtіоnѕ can make іt dіffісult fоr you to choose a mattress, іt аlѕо gоеѕ a long way іn еnѕurіng thаt уоu gеt something that іѕ соmfоrtаblе аnd аffоrdаblе. If уоu have a problem, сhооѕіng fоr уоurѕеlf thаn уоu mау also seek еxреrt аdvісе thаt will bе аblе tо rесоmmеnd уоu thе correct mаttrеѕѕ according tо уоur bоdу type and аnу other ѕресіаl nееdѕ. The mоѕt rеgulаrlу uѕеd оnеѕ are Air Mattresses аnd Fоаm Mаttrеѕѕеѕ. But аlѕо, thеrе are spring mattresses.

An іnnеrѕрrіng mattress consists оf ѕрrіngѕ, a foundation, аnd thе оutеr fаbrіс. This mау ѕоund еаѕу enough, but thеrе are ѕеvеrаl dіffеrеnt tуреѕ оf соіlѕ thаt аrе used wіthіn thеѕе mattresses. They іnсludе: Bonnell coils, Marshall Coils, Offѕеt соіlѕ, and Cоntіnuоuѕ coils. Eасh tуре of соіl hаѕ something unіԛuе tо offer. For instance, Bоnnеll соіlѕ аrе mоѕt соmmоn аnd hаvе been uѕеd thе longest. On thе оthеr ѕіdе оf thіngѕ Offset соіlѕ are meant tо соnfоrm tо thе bоdу.

Aіr Mаttrеѕѕеѕ: Lіkе in еvеrу other аѕресt, lаtеѕt rеѕеаrсh hаѕ brоught in a vаrіеtу of mattresses in thе mаrkеt thаt аrе developed in kееріng wіth thе rеquіrеmеntѕ thаt our modern lіfеѕtуlе dеmаndѕ. Long hоurѕ of sitting ѕtіfflу in thе оffісе сhаіr саn give rіѕе tо lower back раіn and so while ѕlееріng a fіrm mattress is required which can рrоvіdе thе аdеԛuаtе ѕuрроrt. An air mаttrеѕѕ іѕ іnеxреnѕіvе аnd іѕ quire fіrm аnd соmfоrtаblе. It hаѕ air сhаmbеrѕ or росkеtѕ іnѕtеаd оf the соnvеntіоnаl ѕрrіngѕ аnd wіt соttоn еxtеrіоrѕ and added сuѕhіоnѕ for comfort. Onе of thе major аdvаntаgеѕ оf thеѕе mattresses is thаt specific оnеѕ fоr medical use automatically inflate аnd deflate ѕоmе оf іtѕ сhаmbеrѕ by thеmѕеlvеѕ, rеduсіng thе pressure оn аnу раrtісulаr area оf thе bоdу for a рrоlоngеd period. Pаtіеntѕ whо саnnоt mоvе by themselves are gіvеn ѕuсh mattresses.

Fоаm Mattresses: Fоаm Mаttrеѕѕеѕ uѕе lаtеx thаt very еаѕіlу tаkеѕ the shape of thе bоdу lуіng оn it. Hence, іt gіvеѕ very good support аnd thе uѕе of flexi- fоаm іnѕtеаd оf thе соnvеntіоnаl ѕрrіngѕ сuѕhіоnѕ the body wіth соmfоrt. The аddіtіоnаl lауеrѕ оf сuѕhіоnѕ mаkе іt soft but since thе quality оf thе foam varies a considerable dеgrее, the рrісе оf these mаttrеѕѕеѕ tоо vаrіеѕ. But ѕіnсе a gооd mеmоrу fоаm mаttrеѕѕ if mаіntаіnеd properly, that is wіthоut tоо much of hаrѕh uѕе, can lаѕt uр to 15 оr 20 уеаrѕ, іnvеѕtіng оn a good one will bе сhеареr аnd bеnеfісіаl іn thе long run. Prеvеnt іt frоm ѕаggіng and kееріng flірріng іt every fеw mоnthѕ оr ѕо, аіr іt occasionally іn thе ѕunѕhіnе аnd thеrе іѕ a good chance thаt оnе good fоаm mаttrеѕѕ wіll serve уоu fоr your lifetime.

Sо whеn уоu go out for mattress ѕhорріng next tіmе, juѕt gіvе a thorough сhесk tо thе mаttrеѕѕ уоu аrе buying and whеthеr it ѕuіtѕ уоur lіvіng, аnd you wіll hаvе a ѕаfе and gооd night’s ѕlеер.

Sent With A Loving Kiss Personalised Chocolate Gifts

First love is a beautiful thing as it helps you feel new desires in life. It is also among the most memorable parts of a person’s life as a person rarely forgets his first love and often carries the memories of it to his grave. If you have fallen into love for the very first time then your age, place and your status does not matters. All that matters is your heart and your desire to express it to the “someone special”.

If you are planning to confess your love for the very first time in your life then it’s implicated that you would be a little nervous. This nervousness is a sign that you want the declaration of your first love to be special not only for you but also for the “someone special”. If you are confused that what you should offer your beloved when you are going to express your love then you should remember that it should be simple. Using simple gifts like fine chocolate along with your genuine feelings expressed via your words is enough.

Again if you are wondering that what kind of chocolate would be the best then you should know that buying a branded chocolate from a repute brand like Sent With A Loving Kiss would be a wonderful choice. I have used their fine chocolates as a gift idea many times in my life and the best thing about them is that they offer a wide variety of chocolates to choose from so that you can select the ones that is liked by your first love. I always wish that my “loved one” would never stop buying these chocolates for me as they make me feel invaluable.

It would also be nice if you get these chocolates delivered directly to the place where you are planning to declare your love because it would assist in keeping the chocolates fresh. You should also try to put them in a freezer if you wish to declare your love at an outside venue like a park so that they don’t melt and spoil your surprise.

Last but certainly not the least, if you are a teenager or a qualified professional, it’s always best to give these chocolates to your first love every time you buy it for him or her as it will only increase their happiness.

You can order personalised chocolate gifts online from Sent With A Loving Kiss. Call 0151 606 2567.

Ultra-Seal Windows, Doors & Conservatories

Ultra-Seal Windows, Doors & Conservatories

Ultra-Seal trade counter outsideA1 Trades recommends Ultra-Seal. Ultra-Seal are specialists in the manufacture and installation of windows, doors, patios and conservatories, Ultra-Seal delivers a first-class service focusing on quality and customer care.

To offer clients the complete package they also manufacture double-glazed, coloured and bevelled units and a full range of fixings accessories through their unique trade counter ‘Ultra-trim.’

Ultra-Seal’s greatest strength to their trade customers is that they can supply everything in one location.

This is why they extended their range of products and services at their Cashel Road site to include every conceivable requirement when it comes to manufacturing and installing windows, doors, conservatories, roofline, cladding and finishing trims. their made to measure service, extensive design choices and five-day turnaround policy also means you can just come along with the measurements and they will do the rest.

Their on-site manufacturing facility and wide experience means they can fulfil contracts of any size, too – whether you are a sole trader, a local authority or a housing developer.

So make life easy on yourself, head to Ultra-Seal for your entire window and conservatory needs.

Their Accreditations

At Ultra-Seal they are committed to offering quality service from the first stages of design and manufacturing to installation and after-service support.

Rigorous testing and quality control set by British industry accreditation boards back up Ultra-Seal’s commitment to quality and production standards.

Currently they hold the following awards:

kitemarkBS EN 1279-2 (US/GO205) for their glass manufacturing – represented by the kite mark on all their glazed units.



ISO 9001 – a quality standard for their manufacturing processes as a whole FENSA approved (registration 11428) – to fit windows to British safety standards.isostamp

they are also working towards:

BS 7412 and BS 7950 – weather-protection and security standards for their windows and doors to achieve the ‘secure by design’ tag.

About This Company

Ultra-Seal have become established on the Wirral and in the North West with a reputation built on their ability to provide detailed consultations and a personalised service.hey can advise retail customers in all aspects of the fitting and installation of windows, doors, conservatories and patio doors, and also provide trade customers with a one-stop-shop for supplying frames, windows, double-glazed glass units and all associated fittings. Additionally, Ultra-Seal is the only approved installer of the Saracen Locking System, the official locking system approved by police for its security strength.

They offer a broad selection of PVC-U windows, doors, patios and conservatories in a range of styles to suit your needs and budget. In fact, they strive to fit your home with quality products, in an elegant finish, with as little interruption to your life as possible.

their comprehensive range of PVC-U windows, doors and patios provide you with a maintenance-free alternative to timber, with the added benefits of security and comfort. Ultra-Seal’s limitless design options enable us to tailor windows and doors to your exact specifications, resulting in attractive, clean lines that will transform your home to give it a brighter, warmer and more stylish finish.

Not only do they have a beautifully designed show room to demonstrate the elegance of their products, their affiliated factory ensures that they have total control over the quality of the products that they manufacture and sell. Ultra-Seal products are manufactured and tested to British Standards and they have achieved many industry accreditations.

Ultra-Seal is recognised within the trade industry for being an efficient and cost-effective supplier of PVC-U products, including fascia boards, soffits and guttering. Additionally, they offer technical advice and delivery services using their own dedicated transport fleet.

Whatever your requirements, their team of installers can walk you through the complete product range for both the retail and commercial market places. their experience also ensures that the correct specifications for a job have been met at all stages of their service process. Their team are highly qualified and willing to complete demanding planning permission applications when required, making your choice to use Ultra-Seal hassle-free.


At Ultra-Seal, they are committed to offering quality service from the first stages of design and manufacturing to installation and after-service support.glasscutter

Produced in their very own on-site factory, the quality of design and materials used in the production of their windows, doors, patios and conservatories ensures that they will perform to the highest standards. their PVC-U products are tested to British Standards and are produced under a strict Quality Control System, having achieved both IS09001accreditation of quality processing, as well as meeting IPWF standards. As you would expect, their products are safe, strong and long lasting.

During all stages of their working relationship with you, their fully trained specialist installation team will be able to offer advice on the best product, style and features most suitable to your home and your budget.

Their Services


Using the latest technology to manufacture all their own frames and glass at their Wirral site, Ultra-Seal can supply and/or install stylish, maintenance-free new windows – from bays to tilt and turn..


Ultra-Seal can supply and/or fit front and rear doors,


Ultra-Seal is happy to design, construct and deliver your conservatory.


The exterior of their homes is often the most neglected, particularly when it comes to things like guttering, fascia’s and soffits.

Ultra-Seal take the strain out of this aspect of home maintenance because they offer a range of roofline, cladding and finishing trims that will look great and last for decades.


“You have recently installed new double glazing for us and I would like to thank you for such a great job. The disruption was minimal, the quality of the windows, installation and fitters are excellent and the price unbeatable. We would highly recommend you to everyone.”
Satisfied Customer- Hoylake

“The windows have been manufactured to a very high standard and have certainly enhanced the look of the house. The personnel you assigned to fit the windows worked quickly and efficiently – without compromising the quality of their workmanship – and endeavoured to keep domestic disruption to a minimum. They were pleasant people to have in one’s home and they ensured that the areas which they were operating were left clean and tidy at the end of each working day. We cannot fault the product or the installers, and given their personal, positive experience we would have no hesitation in recommending your company to others.. ”
Satisfied Customer- West Kirby

“I would like to sat thank you for a fast, clean job well done. I am very impressed with the workmanship and neatness of the overall work completed. I would not hesitate to recommend your company or to contact you for future improvements – many thanks again.”
Satisfied Customer- Hightown

Motorhome Hire

Motorhome FreedomWe all now how much we love Wirral, but sometimes it is nice to get away. With us being on the doorstep of Wales and with easy ferries across to Ireland it is a great place to start a touring holiday. For many years in Merseyside and North Wales the caravan has ruled, but have you considered renting a motorhome? is a website where you can find motorhomes for hire in Merseyside and the rest of the UK. Currently in Wirral there is a 2 berth Fiat Ducato at Moreton and a 4 Berth Swift Kontiki 655 at West Kirby for hire. There are 8 other motorhomes available in Liverpool too. The way it works is they have two different networks to tap into, the depot hire and the private hire. The depots have the newer vehicles, mostly made by Chausson, and the private hire is where you pick up the motorhome from the owners premises, but all the insurance and administration is done by the motorhome hire company.

This is also worth considering if you own your own motorhome too as you can put it into their ‘self hire’ scheme which means that you can make money from your motorhome when you are not using it yourself.

It doesn’t stop their either, if you want to buy a heavily reduced new motorhome you can buy it there with a huge discount on the agreement that you put it into their hire scheme for 3 years. This might not be ideal for everyone, but it is certainly a way to get a cheap motorhome! As you would expect with a large rental company there are also ex rental vehicles available too which can be a terrific bargain.

For those of you who have large sums of money to invest there is also the Motorhome Investment Scheme. In which you basically invest £36,000 over 3 years and get £300/month interest. One of their investors David, who now lives in Provence, France said “I honestly now believe this is a better investment than property”. Well the way property prices have bounced around over the last decade or so, he may well have a point!

Anyway so if you are off on a motorhome holiday, have a great time.