Category Archives: Locally 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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The Pillow Bar Featured on The View! It’s One of Whoopi’s Favorite Things!

The Pillow Bar caught the attention of The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg. and she named it one of her Favorite Things on the show’s special Memorial Day episode on May 28.  Check out the show!     McRoskey’s Palo Alto … 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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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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New Bed Created with Help From Our (designer) Friends

In developing the new McRoskey byDesign mattress, we had ongoing discussions with the design trade to assess what was important to them and to their clients.  The goal was not to just create another mattress but to create a solution … 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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The Making of a Custom Mattress for an Antique Bed

Because we have our own factory right here in San Francisco we can handcraft a custom sized McRoskey mattress for your antique bed, European bed or other nonstandard bedframe that does not accommodate a standard size mattress.  It is just … Continue reading

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