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Getting a Good Night’s Rest with Polyurethane

When it comes to a good night’s rest, not only do we need soft and cozy sheets, but we also need a durable, comfortable and supportive mattress.

Polyurethane helps us get a good night’s rest so we can wake up refreshed the next morning.

Polyurethane foam makes mattresses more soft and durable. Polyurethane can also help keep mattresses at the ideal level of firmness while sleepers toss and turn. 

Grab your bedsheets and cover up!

Check out Dow’s latest infographic for “Dow Comfort Science for a Better Night Rest”

 

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Category: Furniture

Cook Something Bold Day

Spice it up!

While you’re being bold and having fun in the kitchen, things can get a little messy.

Luckily, many kitchen cabinets and surfaces are coated with a polyurethane finish that helps them look bright, shiny and new – even after the boldest of cooking.

Polyurethane also helps keep leftovers fresh. Polyurethane foam is used to insulate many refrigerators – help to keep our spicy food cool and fresh.

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Category: Appliances, Furniture, Home Builders

Make Your Bed with Polyurethane

Today is an unofficial holiday parents love to celebrate. Happy National Make Your Bed Day! While polyurethane cannot make your bed for you, it can help you get a good night’s rest, so you wake up refreshed the next morning. Polyurethane foam makes mattresses more soft and durable. Polyurethane can also help keep mattresses at the ideal level of firmness while sleepers toss and turn.  About 30% of the entire North American polyurethane market consists of flexible polyurethane foam.

Grab your bedsheets and cover up that nice soft mattress of yours! Over time, your mattress will thank you...

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Category: Furniture

Tupelo Furniture Show

From August 20-23, Tupelo Furniture Market located in Tupelo, Mississippi, will host its fall furniture exhibition. With more than 2 million sq. ft. of exhibit space, hundreds of furniture and mattress manufactures, importers, and suppliers will make the trip to Tupelo to showcase their stylish and comfortable products.

Polyurethane is found in a number of top coats for wooden furniture.  Polyurethane foam can be found in furniture cushions, mattresses and pillows for its breathable, impression resistant qualities. From coffee tables to upholstery and mattresses, versatile polyurethane will be present in Tupelo around every corner.

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Category: Furniture

Pillow Fights and Polyurethane!

Slumber parties. The highlight of kid’s summer nights — where it seems they do just about everything but actually sleep! As parents drop off their children with sleeping bags and pillows in hand, polyurethane is there to make sure those midnight lights-out moments are comfortable and supportive. 

Polyurethane foam is used in many of today’s mattresses and pillows.  It’s the hidden gem that makes them supportive, comfortable, and long-lasting.  Polyurethane foam is a breathable material; keeping kids cool and relaxed. Polyurethane foam is also found in many sleeping bags.  Thanks to incredible polyurethane, catching zzz’s can now be...

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Category: Furniture

Video Game Day

To all the gamers out there, behold:  a fully functioning Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) coffee table controller. Like other coffee tables, it is coated with a polyurethane anti-scratch coating, which makes the table not only incredible, but durable as well!

Polyurethane may not be able to help you beat level 10; however, it can help you be more comfortable while doing it. Like many various pieces of furniture, polyurethane foam can be found in different video game chairs providing you much cushion and comfort that should last for years. So whether you’re throwing bananas at your opponents or...

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Category: Furniture

Polyurethane is kicking off Independence Day with a boom!

This Fourth of July marks the 239th birthday of the United States and what better way to spend the day than a backyard cookout with family and friends.  Thanks to an all-American tradition, Americans across the nation will break out their lawn chairs and fire up their grills to celebrate and, of course, polyurethane will be joining the party too! 

Wood or metal outdoor furniture may benefit from protective top-coat finishes to prevent damage from moisture or ultraviolet light on warm summer days.  Polyurethane may be painted or sprayed on wooden decks and patio furniture and can provide...

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Category: Furniture

Don’t Delay Planning Mom’s Special Day

Through the years, moms do a lot for their families and their job doesn’t stop even when the kids grow up. This Mother’s Day, let polyurethane help you make mom’s day even more special.

Let her hit the snooze button in the morning. Nothing says you appreciate her more than allowing your mom to get her rest. Polyurethane foam is used in a lot of today’s mattresses. It’s not only comfortable, but durable. Polyurethane is why pillows and mattress pads hold their shape for years.

No matter how you plan that special day for mom, she deserves the best....

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Category: Furniture

High Point Furniture Show

From April 18-23, the Spring High Point Market show took place in North Carolina. Every six months, High Point brings more than 75,000 people to its furnishings trade show, making it the largest furnishing industry trade show in the world! At the show, tens of thousands of new products are introduced in 11.5 million square feet of show space.

 The furniture industry uses polyurethane due to the comfort, durability and flexibility it provides. Polyurethane is one of the reasons why pillows and mattress pads are able to hold their shape for years. It is also a widely used...

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Category: Furniture

A Good Night’s Rest Puts Polyurethane to the Test

When it comes to a good night’s rest, not only do you need soft and cozy sheets, you need a durable, comfortable, and supportive mattress too.

One of the benefits of polyurethane foam is its resistance to body impressions. Polyurethane foam can help reduce changes in the firmness of a mattress. The chances of mold and mildew infiltration are also reduced due to the open cell structure which makes for a more breathable material.

Not all polyurethane foam is the same, so much like with Goldilocks, it’s a matter of finding that mattress that’s just right. Nevertheless, one...

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Category: Furniture