How Do Pillow Top and Memory Foam Mattresses Compare?

How Do Pillow Top and Memory Foam Mattresses Compare?

If you are planning to buy Mattresses and Pillows of same quality then you need to make up your mind because they both might not able to give you same comfort. There are indeed many aspects you need to look at before making the purchase. Instead of comparing both Pillows and Mattresses, it wise that to focus more on the Mattresses, which will serve the same purpose for the Pillow as well. If you are comfortable with the Mattresses then ultimately the same quality of pillow would be ideal for you as well.

How Do Pillow Top and Memory Foam Mattresses Compare?

Memory Foam Mattress PROS

  • The price does matter when you are making the purchase of the Mattresses if you are planning to buy it then the price is low in MFM.
  • When we compare other material then no other mattress can relieve the pressure like MFM does.
  • In most of the comfy and soft beds, you can find this issue that when your partner moves you will find yourself bouncing and jiggle. Which is not going happen in this case.
  • Maintenance is something you should worry but in this case, mites can only live on the surface, not beneath it.

Memory Foam Mattress CONS

  • Ok, now we have said that the price is low when compared to other. The prices differ from brands to quality. The same method applies to other materials as well.
  • When you are using the mattress for longer then it tends to sink into the shape because it usually takes more time to come back to its original state. Excess use only leads to permanent sink in the spot where you sleep.
  • Many brands are now using the traditional materials, which may end up you being covered in sweat. The bed relies on your body heat and you may end up in a sweaty mess.
  • Since many brands are now producing and selling in the market do not know that the new mattress may have an unpleasant smell.

Memory Foam Pillows:

If you are planning to use both Mattress and Pillows then both of them distribute even weight and you can feel the firmness without any hassle. When you are using the MFM material as your primary bed then they come in two different types which you should be aware of and you should know about or else you may end up buying an uncomfortable version of it.

Types Of Mattress:

There are two types of the Mattress, High and Low quality. Ensure that you are taking the high-quality of the mattress and Pillows.

Open Cell Foam: The best way to keep yourself cool during sleep is to purchase the Open Cell Foam which will ensure that you will not wake up sweat mess.

Closed Cell Form: The closed cell foam will trap the heat inside of it and you may feel uncomfortable and then wake up in the middle of the sleep in a sweaty mess.


The bottom line is that to buy an MFM which is not only High-quality but also make sure to ask the which type of product is selling to you. We would like to hear from you and let us know what suggestions you have for the newbie’s in the comment section below.

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HVAC Information

This is the section where Dave talks about HVAC units, including ducts, motors, filters, duct fans, and air flow gauges. If you do not see your problem here, do not hesitate to contact us. If Dave knows the answer, he will share it with you.

HVAC Duct Problems: Here is what Dave did when a tenant called him about the tenant’s house being hot even though the air conditioner was running. HVAC Duct Problems

Air Flow Gauge or Thermo-Anemometer: This gauge is used to measure the amount of air flow that comes out of a duct. Click here to read more about this Air Flow Gauge.

AC Blower Motor Stopped Working:On a very cold winter day, another of our tenant’s HVAC unit had an AC blower motor stopped working. Dave had to get the tenant’s system up and working quickly. Here are the steps he took to get that heat flowing again.

Winter Maintenance Tips for your Furnace: On our winter maintenance tips page, here are tips about what to do to get your furnace ready for winter.

Here is more HVAC Information.

Air Conditioning Filters: Here is HVAC inforamtion about changing your filters to keep the cost of running the HVAC unit down and to keep the air we breathe in our house clean. Read the other reasons why to change them regularly.

Using a Duct Fan: If you need to get more heat and/or air conditioning to the second floor of your home, check why we used a duct fan instead of putting another HVAC unit in our home. Here is what we did

Duct Fan Question: Here is an email exchange between Dave and Steve, who contacted Dave through email, regarding installing a duct fan. Click here to read their conversation.What We Did to Change Out Our HVAC Unit and Why: After high gas bills, leaking carbon monoxide gas into our house and the smell of skunk, we finally took the plunge and replaced our HVAC Unit. Here is the story

Home Office Design

This section of our website is devoted to home office design. More and more of us are working from home these days. We shop from the comfort of our homes via our computers. We also can now pay our bills from our computers. So for a lot of us, there is a need for a home office to keep us organized.

The first consideration is “where” to put your home office. Do you have an unused space that could become your office? A closet perhaps? Maybe a larger room you could divide or use part of a basement. Look around to find a space. The next step in a home office design is to plan how you want your office laid out to best suit your needs. Im going to use the example of our current home office and the steps we went through to design it. We had the “perfect” space. In fact, when we bought our house one of the items on the wish list was office space.

The space is on the second floor and the room has its own bathroom. It also has some additional space so we can use that space for a meeting room to kick around ideas. It did, however, take us a few years to find the time to build everything exactly as we wanted it.

The first step we did was to carefully measure everything and lay out the proposed floor plan on paper. We then placed masking tape on the actual floor to outline where everything would go. This was to make sure it would all fit together. At the masking tape point, it is easy to make adjustments. Once you get the furniture built, changes and errors become costly.

The floor plan we used is above and although it appears complex, it can be built using a minimal amount of power tools. The tools that were used were a circular saw, a saber saw, a table saw, a miter saw, a pneumatic nailer, a drill, several power sanders and a laminate router. The rest of the tools used were hand tools.

Careful planning was the key.

Home Flooring

This section covers home flooring. We put flooring in two categories. There are hard flooring and soft flooring.First, we have hard flooring, which consists of ceramic tile, wood and concrete. Hard flooring brings longevity to the surfaces we walk and work on. This flooring also provides character to any room and there are several different kinds you can choose.

Next, we have soft flooring. There are basically two types of soft flooring. There are resilient, which retains its shape or bounce, and non-resilient, which is difficult to stand on for a long period of time. There are options of soft flooring such as vinyl, cork and bamboo. They are all excellent examples of soft flooring that could be used in any room in your home.

Here we are talking about wood floor installation and what you should know before you start. Should you install prefinished or unfinished wood flooring?The Janka Hardness Scale measures the hardness of the different woods.Here are great uses for indoor Outdoor carpeting. The Many Uses of Indoor Outdoor Carpeting. It is very informative.

Do you need an area rug for your floor? represents some of the most innovative and industry leading area rug companies. You will find area Rugs from Shaw Rugs, Surya Rugs, College Rugs, Sphinx Area Rugs, and many more at tile is a great, beautiful addition to any home.

Bathroom Remodel

The bathroom remodel is usually high on homeowners wish lists, and why not? This is where we spend a lot of time.This is where most everyone starts and ends their day. We brush our teeth, shave, put on makeup, shower and soak in the tub. So why not have a room that fits your needs. One that makes lingering in the tub a delight.A bathroom remodel can be something as little as installing a new faucet, re-caulk around the tub, paint the walls, add artwork, candles and new towels.

It can also be changing out that vanity top from one sink to two, along with new faucets and light fixtures. Your bathroom remodel may be taking out that tiny shower stall and tub. In its place, put in that whirlpool or a new custom built shower with multiple shower heads, shower towers and steam showers.

Finally a bathroom remodel can also be ripping everything out and redesigning a totally new look.So, before you choose your plumbing fixtures for your bathroom remodel or plan your budget, think about it. Style should be a big consideration along with function.Your bathroom should reflect your sense of style through the use of color, texture and patterns.


Bathroom Cabinets: Bathroom cabinets can be a beautiful focal point of your bathroom while giving you that extra storage space you need whether they are stock or custom cabinets.Bathroom Design Choose a bathroom design that makes you happy and then be creative.

Bathroom Exhaust Fans Do you think bathroom exhaust fans are only to remove odors? Think again.Bathroom Makeover Bathroom makeover tips on how to change that outdated bathroom and bring it into the 21st century on a budget of $500.00.

A Toilet Fill Valve. Here is How You Install One. A fill valve is easy to install in your toilet. Here are easy and complete instructions on how to do it.

Talk About Bathroom Showers Bathroom showers can be anything from a place to get a quick wash to a place that you can linger for a relaxing shower massage.Want a Rain Shower Head? Here is How to Do It Yourself! The rain shower head is the greatest to have in your shower. Its not as intense as the regular shower head, but it is a great feeling!

Curved Shower Rod – Installing is a Breeze Installing a curved shower rod is easy and you can be finished very quickly and enjoying the extra room in your shower.

Different Styles of Bathtubs- There are many types of bathtubs ranging from enameled steel to acrylic. They are designed to suit anyone’s taste and/or wallet.

Bathroom Vanities and Mirrors- Bathroom vanities are available in an ever increasing array of styles, materials and color choices.Greenboard or Cement Board Greenboard or Cement Board, which should you use?

Installing Bathtub Shower Doors- Installing shower doors are not difficult. We will show you the necessary steps to accomplish this with only a few tools, in a relatively short amount of time.Cleaning Showers Doors Are you having trouble with cleaning shower doors in your bathroom.

Here are a few inexpensive suggestions on what to use.

Bathroom Mold and Mildrew – How to Get Rid of It Do you have bathroom mold and mildew? Here is a cheap and easy way to get rid of it.The Clogged Toilet Our tenant’s clogged toilet call had a surprised ending.The Leaky Faucet in the Shower and the Fix! Do you have a leaky faucet? The question is, do we fix or replace?

Small Bathroom Remodel in Five Days in a 1920s Home How a small bathroom remodel of 30 square feet under the stairs was accomplished by our son while visiting in South Florida.

A Custom Cabinet Door – How to Make One Need a custom cabinet door to cover up a few shelves in your bathroom? We are going to show you how

About Attics

What about the squirrel nest, you ask?
The picture to the right is of a nest of a squirrel family who was not paying rent so I evicted them after I bought this house.

Actually, they moved out for the summer because it got too hot. So, during the rehab of this house, we closed their access hole and covered it with a ” heavy duty wire mesh stapled with ” staples. (Squirrels will rip standard window screen out and eat through vinyl.)

We then cleaned out this nest. Squirrels add to their nest every season, so they must have lived in there for several years.It is also a place we expect to be safe to run the electrical wiring. Just remember, squirrels love to eat the PVC in wiring.

What about carpet on the floor you ask?

We bought a house that had carpet on the attic floor. There was a door from the second floor that lead right into it. The first time I went in there, I walked over to the light that was on a pull string about 10 feet from the door. As I was walking across the floor, there was this strange sensation that the floor moved as I walked.

After I turned on the light, I realized the previous owner had taken carpet and placed it on top of the insulation. NO SUPPORT AT ALL. I could have fallen through very easily and can you believe it, they were even storing stuff out there!

In this section, we will be discussing:

Fans: Fans have positive points and negative points.
The positive points are that the temperature and moisture can be controlled if the fan is on a thermostat.The negative points are that if the outside humidity is high, the fan will operate and bring MORE moisture. When the outside temperature drops at night the excess moisture can condense and add to the moisture problem.

Insulation: The proper insulation is mandatory if you want to save energy. Without a doubt, this is the most important item.There should be a vapor barrier facing the occupied space. Older homes and ones with fiberglass bats usually have this. Newer homes with blown in insulation do not have this vapor barrier. The vapor barrier is very important.

Ventilation: Temperature and moisture control are the two major reasons you must control ventilation. Very few houses today have the correct amount of ventilation. I think the perfect ventilation would be the way houses in the islands are built or the way the Seminole Indians build theirs.
Is this practical for all homes? Of course not. The vast majority of us do not live in the islands or the Everglades.

Besides, we have become way too acclimated to air conditioning. That invention is what allowed Florida and the Southwest to experience a population boom. Today’s insulation is needed to keep our electrical consumption down.

Stairs: If you have enough room to stand up, you should consider installing a set of stairs to make the entrance easier and safer. Stairs are easy to install and usually can be completed in a day. Your safety is also very much improved.
We will go into further detail on each topic.

Should you have any questions or if there is a subject you would like more information on or have questions,

please let us know through our Contact Uspage.

Fans – Use or Not to Use! The latest poll is attic fans are not needed. Do you agreed?

Insulation:-  Attic insulation controls the environment inside the home year round so we are more comfortable.

Stairs:- If you are installing a new set of attic stairs or replacing an existing set, read this before shopping!

Ventilation:-  If you are installing a new set of attic stairs or replacing an existing set, read this before shopping!

Our Attic Door How we insulated it to keep the heat in and the cold out.