in Las Vegas

Document Sample
in Las Vegas Powered By Docstoc
                                                                                                                                                                                         warm, the constant noise from the three types of fans would still keep
                                                                                                               Those days are far behind me, yet still I was forced to endure count-     me awake. I was considering taking a job to work nights so I would
                                                                                                              less nights of restless sleep followed by days of tired frustration. You   have an excuse to sleep alone and undisturbed during the day.
                                                                                                              may ask why? What is the problem with this unhappy woman?
                                                                                                              Couldn’t she find a bed she liked? I will explain.                         But wait, my husband has another solution! Yeah, right, I thought.
                                                                                                                                                                                         This will cost us more money and adding up the expenses we’d
                                                                                                              When my children reached adulthood and my husband changed ca-              incurred up to now, we could have added another bedroom onto the
                   in Las Vegas                                                                               reers, we began to spend seven hours in the same bed at the same time.
                                                                                                              My husband suffered from a deviated septum, which meant snoring
                                                                                                                                                                                         house just for me. Then came the best night’s sleep I’d had in years
                                                                                                                                                                                         – what a brilliant husband I have! We put a ChiliPad™ on the bed!
                                                                                                              every single night, all night. There was not a product made he did not     This amazing mattress cover uses technology based on water instead of
                                                                                                              try. After numerous failures with products that worked some of the         air to generate a wide range of in-bed temperature adjustment possibil-
                                                                                                              time and many nights when one of us searched for a place to sleep, he      ities. The water flows through soft coils in the mattress pad, actively
                                                                                                              endured four separate surgeries to repair the problem. For a time, we      adjusting the temperature of the surface. The temperature can change
                                                                                                              both enjoyed a few quiet nights.                                           from 65° to 100° F, at a fraction of the cost of air-conditioning. The
                                                                                                                                                                                         motor is virtually silent (under 45 decibels) and has been designed to
                                                                                                              Ah, but my sweet man also suffers from allergies. He felt if the cold      fit under a standard bed frame. The benefits of a cooler night’s sleep
                                                                                                              air was blowing on him he would be able to breathe. At first we argued     are medically proven to increase the amount of stage 3 and 4 sleep
                                                                                                              about the setting of the air conditioner at night. I would set it at       during the night. The single zone ChiliPad™ will allow the cooling
                                                                                                              78° and before midnight he would quietly get up with a very small          or heating of the entire surface of the bed. A dual zone ChiliPad™
                                                                                                              flashlight, creep to the thermostat and lower the temperature. I react     is great for couples who prefer to sleep in different temperatures. Each
                                                                                                              to the difference of one degree in a room and my arthritis does not        sleeper can select the desired temperature for his side of the bed. The
                                                                                                              like it cold. About 3 a.m. I would get up, without a flashlight, and in    ChiliPad™ will allow a consumer to raise their thermostat by as much
                                                                                                              anger simply move the thermostat up to wherever it took to get the         as eight degrees. Their research shows that for every degree you raise
                                                                                                              fan to stop. This went on every summer for years and believe me the        on your thermostat, four to eight percent can be saved on cooling
                                                                                                              arguments were intense.                                                    costs. I can’t wait to find out if that’s true. If they are correct, since
                                                                                                                                                                                         our average monthly household energy bill is $350 per month, the
                                                                                                              A few years ago, the decision was made to purchase two types of beds       ChiliPad™ cost will be recovered in just over a year.
                                                                                                              and put them together into one large king bed using our original
                                                                                                              headboard and footboard. I wanted a softer pillow top mattress to ac-      Actually, in terms of our marriage, I wouldn’t care how much it cost.
                                                                                                              commodate my arthritic hips and he wanted a bed that could be raised       I am so impressed. My husband is sleeping soundly; the thermostat
                                                                                                              and lowered to help with his breathing. This involved a considerable       stays set at the same temperature all night long; and the fan above the
                                                                                                              amount of money. Not only were the beds expensive, the linens now          bed is running on low. After 15 years of trying to make the adjust-
                                                                                                              needed to be changed to single wide, extra long. Believe me; you don’t     ment to sharing our bed, perhaps our marriage will get even better.
                                                                                                              want one side of the bed going up and down pulling your sheets and         By the way, my dog loves to sleep at the foot of the cooler side of the
                                                                                                              blankets all night long. Also, a new comforter was purchased. No, a        bed with him, leaving me more room to spread out and have the best
                                                                                                              king size comforter would not fit. It was just not wide enough or long     night’s sleep ever.
                                                                                                              enough. Two regular size matching comforters were purchased and
                                                                                                              skillfully sewn together. We thought our sleepless nights were behind      ChiliPad™ ... So Hot − It’s Cool
                                                                                                              us.                                                                        For more information call 866-663-1899
                                                                                                                                                                                         or visit us online at
                                                                                                              Supposedly, the type of mattress he chose held the heat in. He was
                                                                                                              uncomfortable, sweaty and spending alternate hours in the recliner
                                                                                                              and the bed. Adjusting the raising and lowering of the bed and the
                                                                                                              moving of the headrest and footrest on the recliner next to the bed
                                                                                                              was not a quiet process. Several types of mattress pads were purchased
                                                                                                              and many, many types of pillows. All his linen and blankets are 100
                                                                                                              percent cotton and
                                                                                                              all his pillows are
By: J.M. Neilson                                                                                              goose down. The

                                                                                                              last few summers
                         ccasionally, we at Around Your Home receive a sample product sent to us with         he has added a
                         the idea that we might write something wonderful about it in our magazine.           ceiling fan to run
                         This time, it worked!                                                                all night at warp
                                                                                                              speed and an air
                      As a young romantic, I knew my married nights would be serene as I slept next           cleaner running on
                      to the man I loved. I was a little bit right. The first ten years of our marriage my    high. He enjoys
                      husband worked from noon until 3 a.m. so I slept fairly well, but alone, for about      the temperature
                      five hours. The other two hours was not measured in degrees of quality. Having          of the room set on
                      three children in six years will leave you tired, cranky and stressed. If my head ac-   cold. If I could
                      cidentally fell on a pillow, I wept with appreciation. In retrospect, I don’t remem-    find enough blan-
                      ber if our bed was comfortable; whether the room was warm or cold; or any of the        kets to keep me
                      other details that currently annoy me.
             144 TALBERT ROAD, SUITE 103
                  PHONE: 704-663-1899
                   FAX: 704-973-7728