Category Archives: How a mattress is made

10 Reasons McRoskey is on 10 Best Mattress List

The newest edition of National Geographic’s 10 Best of Everything includes McRoskey Mattress Company on the 10 best mattresses list. This is an endorsement that we happen to think is well deserved. So we came up with our 10 best … Continue reading

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Specifying a Mattress for a Sleeper Sofa

Next week I will have the pleasure of talking about one of my favorite things — McRoskey mattress manufacturing and our custom mattresses — to a group of designers and furniture industry professionals. I’ll be speaking at an event called … Continue reading

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We Love SFMade and SFMade Week!

We are so proud to be a founding member of SFMade. As the president of a company which has been making a product in San Francisco for 112 years and counting, it is extremely gratifying to be a part of … Continue reading

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A New Home for Mattress-Making History

We’ve gathered a large store of historical material in our 112–year history, from mattress-making machinery and early mattress and box spring sets, to advertisements, store displays and early McRoskey photographs. In fact, we have every sales order placed at McRoskey … Continue reading

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Factory Tours are Great Family Fun

In April 2012, a family on spring break toured our mattress factory in the Central Waterfront District of San Francisco. The parents were visiting the area with their two children and two nieces all between the ages of 8 and 12.  … Continue reading

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What Happens to Those Old Mattresses?

Here at McRoskey, we are true believers in the importance of recycling old mattresses. Every mattress that is taken apart and its materials reused is one less mattress that is taking up space in a landfill. Here’s our process for … Continue reading

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We Love Our Employees!

There is nothing like getting a good night’s sleep, and nothing better than getting a good night’s sleep on a locally made, handcrafted McRoskey mattress set. I am very proud of the fact that our mattresses are known here in … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift to Remember

I love hearing and telling stories about how our customers have surprised a family member or special someone with a gift of a mattress from McRoskey. Here’s a holiday story that is a favorite of mine. A gentleman rushed into … Continue reading

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Need a Giant Bed?

At McRoskey Mattress we’re quite often called upon to build custom size beds. Some of these mattresses are for antique bedsteads or custom-built headboards. We’ve also built mattresses for boats and specific locations in a residence. But the bed pictured … Continue reading

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What’s Inside the McRoskey byDesign Mattress?

As in all McRoskey mattresses the new byDesign comfort begins with our flexible steel innerspring unit. We refer to the innerspring unit as the heart of the McRoskey mattress.   What’s new: That would be the natural wool and rubber … Continue reading

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