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Dreamwool Beds

What dreams are made of: Dreamwool Beds will have you wondering why you didn’t replace your bed sooner

Dreamwool Beds has snuggled into its new sun-lit premises – a paradise for slumber, showcasing the innovative bespoke bedding that dreams are made of.

Dreamwool Beds

No glues, foams or polyesters are used – only New Zealand wool, Australian fabrics, spring systems from Denmark and quality Vietnamese latex. “Health revolves around diet, exercise and sleep,” Director David Henderson says. “Sleep affects weight, mental wellbeing and simply the ability to function the next day.”
The original company, Clegg Brothers, pioneered in 1934 from a Brighton garage, was ironically located across the road from the current premises 40 years ago. David’s father bought the business in 1974, renaming it around the millennium to reflect the transition from entry level to a top end wool-based product. David is hands-on in the new Sydenham showroom, where customers are also welcomed by Nicky, company ‘camp mother’.
The European-aligned, custom-designed mattress and slat-bed system visually takes up less bedroom real estate. David likens bulky standard mattress and base systems to “a big chocolate sponge cake,” compared to a Dreamwool bed – “a piece of chocolate brownie”. It’s quality without the bulk – finer, lighter, but exceptionally comfortable and supportive.

Dreamwool Beds Firm, medium, soft support can be customised to body weight and contouring to each partner, there are nine ranges, from a basic model, up to the Heaven, Paradise and Euphoria ranges – likened to lying on a floaty cloud. “There’s no compromise on quality or performance, just variation in comfort layers and spring systems,” he says. “We use three times the material than the average mattress as we make for comfort, not a price point. Mattresses are manufactured on site and made to order.”
Wool makes a drier bed, is anti-dust mite and anti-microbial, naturally cool in summer and warm in winter. “You can’t sleep if you’re too hot or cold. When you jump out of bed in winter, you won’t have to warm up, as our mattresses warm you to the ‘soul’. You can also unzip the pillow top, and air it outside, letting the UV rays go to work.”
Dreamwool Beds is always improving on perfection. Merino wool will now be used, as well as an ingenious new outer-fabric. Algua was developed in Belgium by a professor from the Lab for Aquatic Biology when researching uses for algae. Microcapsules of spirulina are encapsulated in the top-fabric layer. Its energy-enhancing vapour containing 11 vitamins, 10 minerals and 18 amino acids is released, for the lifetime of the mattress and absorbed by the skin.
When David’s wife experienced menopausal sleepless nights, he researched and trialled another solution, launched in 2017 under the Paradise label, using exclusive tiny micro-coils, within temperate-controlling wool layers, allowing air to circulate. Keeping the body and bed cool and dry resulted in a noticeably more restful night – for everyone.
“If you can’t invest in anything else, then invest in a good night’s sleep – it’s the best decision you can make.”
Visit Dreamwool Beds Ltd, 96 Disraeli Street, Sydenham, phone 03-343 5195 or visit www.dreamwool.co.nz.

Caci Clinic

A healthy glow: getting your skin perfect for the big day with Caci Clinic

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! You’ve been planning since the proposal, now it’s time to start working towards healthy glowing skin for the big day.

Caci Clinic
The team at Caci suggests beginning your pre-wedding regime six months prior. Start with a free consultation at a Caci clinic, where the team can recommend the best options for your skin.
Treatments suggested may include microdermabrasion for uneven skin texture, photo rejuvenation for redness and dark spots or sun damage, micro needling for scarring, or appearance medicine for lines and wrinkles.
In your final week, have one final treatment, but be wary of anything new and stick to a treatment you’ve found most beneficial.
Then there’s the big day – make sure to get at least eight hours sleep and follow your normal skincare regime. Leave the rest up to your makeup artist and enjoy your day!
Book your free consultation at Caci today, 0800 458 458 or visit www.caci.co.nz.
Caci clinic: Merivale, Riccarton, Rolleston and Sydenham.

Cube Cabins

Clever cube living: you’ve got to check out the Cube Cabins new Colombo St showhome (they can make you a home from only $42,000, seriously!)

Cube Cabins is excited to announce the opening of its new showhome at 488 Colombo Street Sydenham – introducing a whole new way of living with completed, fully compliant tiny homes from only $42,000.

Cube Cabins

Smaller living spaces are rapidly gaining popularity and with good reason. Despite their simple, clean lines, Cubes tiny homes are some of the best specified units available – as well as having some very clever design features built in. Cubes are inexpensive to own, cheap to heat and maintain, easily transportable and with a funky design aesthetic.
No longer the domain of the ‘granny flat’, Cubes small living spaces are being adopted by young couples as first homes, professionals as a low-maintenance apartment alternative, farmers and orchardists looking for affordable worker accommodation, and landlords/Air BnB operators seeking exceptional rental returns.
With four set designs and the ability to customise to suit individual needs, why not pop in for a look, explore online at www.cubecabins.co.nz, or give Cube a call for a no obligation chat on 03-332 0053.
Concurrent with the opening of the show home, Cube Cabins is also proud to announce its support as official construction partner for the Daisy Chain Trust. The trust does fantastic work in our local community around suicide awareness, prevention and recovery. The team at Cube will be showing support with a number of tiny homes for the Daisy Chain Trust’s new retreat in Christchurch. To find out more or to support this amazing organisation, check out the website www.daisychain.org.nz or Facebook page www.facebook.com/daisychaintrust.

RT Motor Company

The automotive destination: RT Motor Company

When it comes to getting new wheels from a car dealership, naturally you want a team who works harder for you and allows you to choose from a range of quality vehicles at a price you can afford. Naturally, you want RT Motor Company.

RT Motor Company

Owner Jack Thompson has simplified the car buying process, allowing the customer to be in control from start to finish. Jack comes from a business and automotive background, so his knowledge of the business and automotive industry is peerless.
With a vast range of quality used vehicles in their indoor showroom at 205 Wordsworth Street Sydenham, RT Motor Company should be your first destination for your next car.
Jack’s mission is to import the highest quality vehicles available at the best prices, each of which he hand – picks personally. Every car must meet his high standard of quality.
All vehicles are fitted with New Zealand radios and are put through a full compliance and warrant inspection before sale giving you peace of mind with your purchasing decisions. Plus, RT Motor Company will endeavour to help you find precisely the right car for you.
With competitive onsite finance, you can get fast finance at better rates at your one stop car buying shop.
To find out more about what Jack and RT Motor Company can do for you, visit the website to view the current range, www.rtmotors.co.nz or call
03-384 4856. You will be glad you did.