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Craftmatic, made famous by their long-running TV commercials and infomercials, is the maker of adjustable beds (both mattresses and bases). Their business started in 1974 marketing adjustable bases and expanded to offer both mattresses and multiple lines of adjustable bases. They offer a selection of mattresses from memory foam to traditional innerspring and hybrid mattresses to go along with their adjustable bases. Their bases can be adjusted straight from a wireless remote control and they also offer a selection of additional ammenities on some of their beds, such as USB and power ports.
Shifman is a handmade luxury mattress brand that has been around since the last 1800s and has a legacy of elegant design and is found in mattress retailers and at Bloomingdales. Their mattresses are very high priced, usually well over $5,000 to start. Though they are a status symbol for some and boast hand craftsmanship, there are those that find that they provide a bad value for the materials used.
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Customer reviews are a powerful resource for finding out if a product will match your needs. Reviewers overall have positive things to say about these mattresses, but there are some that didn't feel as positively. Review the mattress specifics below for information on if this mattress will work for you.
Mattress support is extremely important to a good night sleep. These mattresses offer an above average level of support in their sleeping surface. It is important for those that aren't getting the proper supportive night sleep they deserve right now. Most customers describe these mattresses as providing good support in the short term.
Edge support is how much resistance there is along the sides of the mattress. These mattresses offer good edge support overall, but some may experience sinking or contouring along the edge of the mattress.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
The bowling ball test is good at measuring mattress firmness. It is also a solid test for understanding evenness of support throughout the mattress surface. Overall, these mattresses will give a good amount of evenness of support.
Durability is always important to mattress shoppers, but due to new companies and products, it can be hard for shoppers to find out the truth. That said, the customer feedback is clear when you can get at the data. These mattreses last for more than a few years for the average customer. Some who are larger may find their mattress to be less durable.
Discovering how folks really feel about a certain mattress is sometimes a hard thing -- especially with all of the noise in the industry. These mattresses, unfortunately, don't get the best reception from customers versus competitors. There are still customers that really appreciate these beds, but many others that don't. Learn more details about the mattresses below.
A mattress with good support doesn't mean that it is necessarily firm. Great support is when your mattress aligns the spine and leads to a better night sleep. Overall, these mattresses have had some mixed reviews when it comes to support. Most customers are happy with the support right after purchase, but some folks didn't feel like they were adequately supported over time.
For folks that sit or lay on the edge of their mattress, edge support is essential. At first, these mattresses do a good job with edge support, but some may find that it changes over time.
These mattresses may not be as durable as you would hope after buying. Some sleepers have had complaints about the feel and durability over a short time. If you are have a larger body type and are looking for something with lasting support, you may feel good initial comfort, but do a last check on the mattress specifications and return policies before purchasing.
The service at Craftmatic is superb. I was treated from the moment I called the number on TV. The bed was delivered and I have been able to watch TV and knit in bed as my husband sleeps. No complaints here!View More Reviews
The mattress is too hot to my liking. Started sweating through the bed at night. I'll have to look for an alternative to the mattress. But, being able to put my feet up at night is well worth the money. So, all in all 4 stars.
The service at Craftmatic has been great. The sales rep did an excellent job explaining the bed to us and we purchased it for its comfort and ease. I like using the Craftmatic's vibrating massage feature.
I like Craftmatic's mattress and that I can adjust the bed to the position I like best. The bed has a massage feature and it sometimes helps. It was wonderful dealing with their reps. They were very nice and helpful in helping us make a decision and we've been well-pleased. It's been a little over a year and I would definitely recommend this bed to a friend with the experience we've had.
We needed to get a bed that will split in the middle so I could raise the head, while her side wouldn't need to go anywhere. With the Craftmatic, the availability to raise the head on one side and not the other, vice versa, works great.
We got the twin double bed from Craftmatic. The person that I've bought them for experience a lot of cramping in their legs and back, and they haven't had those since they've gotten the bed. I enjoy being able to elevate the head and feet as well - it's comfortable. Everything went very easily, and it was a very good experience.
I had my old bed for 5 years before I bought my Craftmatic. Craftmatic's mattress is comfortable and I enjoy it the most. I had a very good experience with the sales rep and would recommend them.
The Craftmatic sales reps got me what I needed for the price I was willing to pay. They're the only company that has a Dual Queen, and I don't have enough room for a king size bed. Also, I like the bed's ability to raise both the head and the feet part. The experience was what I expected it to be.
Watching commercials on TV and talking to other people made us decide to get a Craftmatic Adjustable bed. I had a great experience with their sales rep. What I like about Craftmatic is that I can reposition depending on what might be hurting. I can also choose between the hard side and the soft side.
Craftmatic's availability and customer service made us purchase a bed from them for my mother. She enjoys being able to put the bed in a different position for her different ailments and being able to utilize it to help her get in and out of the bed and get in a comfortable position. I had an excellent experience with their sales rep. It was a pleasure doing business with them. They have a great product, follow-up and customer care.
I didn't like the delivery driver because they weren't very professional when they were delivering the adjustable bed. I am in my eighties and it takes me a while to remember things. They had been knocking on the door and I hadn't heard them. When I let them in, they were very rude to me so I thought I must write something about this. Craftmatic apologized, but it left a bad feeling.
Craftmatic is a 5-star company with customer service and quality of merchandise. I love the bed's massage feature for it helps me relax and feel better. Their staff is wonderful, caring, kind and they did their jobs right away. It was a great experience with them.
If you are elderly or ill, you are the perfect prey for this crooked company. I cannot say anything about the mattress as we never did receive it. My review is solely about the customer service and lack of sympathy. They have no problem taking $760 from a person that was hospitalized and died before scheduling a delivery. In fact, accounting told me that this happens all the time, people are too ill or pass away and they take their $. In addition to this, being very rude and condescending on the phone. The mattress may work great, but good luck with customer service after they have your money.
The movers lost the remote to my elderly mothers bed. I called the service dept. who told me the cost of a new one is $150. This is outrageous when they pay only a few dollars for this piece.
My parents purchased a Craftmatic bed directly from Craftmatic. The bed was delivered by and [incorrectly] installed by a company called "Pilot". Twice, Pilot have come out to my parent's home and both times with no positive results. A third appointment was scheduled, however, there was an excuse made and the technician was a "no show". Pilot made the excuse that there was an error in the system and that there was no technician available to correct the problems with the ...original install. Incidentally, there was no attempt by Pilot to contact my parents to let them know that a technician was not coming. It was not until a call was made to Pilot to find out what was going on, that they discovered the problem with the installer.
Hello I'm sorry to say but the craftmatic bed customer service is not all it is cut out to be. I call to get my bed fix and they wanted me to pay them to come out to look at it to see what's wrong with it before they would charge me to fix it. Then the remote wouldn't work then I have to pay for the remote which it wouldn't work because the bed is broken> So I have to rig the back of the bed to fix the hed up so i can sit up in the bed to work on my computer and watch tv. Two... years ago i fell out of the bed cut my eye and my husband had to call 911 to take me to the ER to fix my eye and do a Cat Scan to make sure i didn't have any injuries. This is because i couldn't afford a bed and i couldn't get if fix and it sags in the middle of the bed. So the bed is inadequate and so is customer service which take forever to call back so today I went and got me another bed and it sure wasn't craftmatic.and never again will i get a craftmatic because this one should last me i hope until i die because i am at that age.
bought a bed and got the white glove delivery. I was told they would move my old bed and put it in another room. Also they would set the bed up and then show us how to work it. They would not move the bed, they said they would be responsible for any damage if they marked up the floors or walls. They had never put a bed together before I guess because they took a long reading the instructions. My husband could have done what they did in half the time.My daughter and son-in-law had to move the old bed before they would bring the other in. could have saved the $250.00.Be aware never pay for white glove service, it is a joke. Not happy with delivery at all, rip off.
its been weeks and I am still waiting. My disabled friend has been sleeping in a chair. Shameful.
Craftmatic beds is full of crappie! My mom bed has a LIFETIME WARRANTY and they refuse to come out and atleast see what is wrong with her bed. She has always had a Craftmatic this one since 2014.....lady said it will cost $75 for the guy to come then $175 for a part for the bed plus $25 for shipping the part. I then asked Mrs EllenYoug may I speak to your supervisor? She 1st said no one is available...I was put on hold for 10 mins....hello! May I speak with your supervisor? Now im pissed...they transferred & transferred me to Wilma then Stephen 4 times before they realized I wasn't hanging up the last transfer I was HUNG UP ON! WTHECK!!! NOW I'M WRITING TO EVERYONE ON THEIR BOARD!!! Then we're going somewhere else where the service is better!
Ordered a bed payed a lot of money and it didn't show up
Never use Craftmatic.....cheats, liars, and piss poor customer service
Our craft matic was supposed to be delivered today. Well we got the mattresses and that was it. Not happy right now.
The very worse product on the market. Very poor quality. Customer service is not available. They only respond to e-mails and then they might call you but issues remain unresolved. The majority of their repair / customer service is based out of their own homes and do not respond to any trouble issues. This company is basically a "grab your money and run" and make it impossible to speak with anyone that can or will help resolve any issues.
Love your service. Email follow ups and answers and the phone message they day you promised. The message even gave me the carriers name. SO IMPRESSED!
ripped off my Elderly Aunt & Uncle! Delivered them the wrong bed and then never brought correct bed!
Wouldn't recommend this product. Have had one for many years with a lifetime warranty... Now it is broke and of course the people who own it now say they will only sell me a part, no warranty. Even the lady helping me said she would not recommend and adjustable bed, just buy the flat one. Said they are about $3000 dollars for a twin. Now why would anyone working for an adjustable bed company say that???? You figure it out. Probably years ago Craftmatic was a reputable company, but as she said, we bought the name and have nothing to do with the original Craftmatic. Think before you buy.
We just got our beds and everything promised was done. My wife and I are sleeping like babies. As far as we are concerned it is one great product!!! Thank you Craftmatic
thankyou for great service on delivery and customer service when contacted no worries on bed qualityand service Techs who took down old bed and installed bed top stuff thanks, ill let you know how it improves sleep after testing tonight:)cheers~!
Craftmatic....Just another rip off scam... i am stopping my payments and calling fair trading and current affairs, I have had enough of being jerked around by companies that think disabled means we will not fight back.
Why don't you folks back up your beds your service personal don't help and it's a big run around we paid $7000.0 for two beds that stopped working a few months later my elderly mother in law can hear you totally have taken advantage of her prove me wrong fix her beds!!!
6 months plus of a bed that doesnt work and customer service who wont answer your phone calls unless you block your number! Would not recommend to ANYONE!
Not a very good bed. I got an upgraded mattress and it is still not a good or comfortable mattress. 2 months after I bought, the remote control quit working and when I contacted craftmatic they said to call a reapairshop!!!! I recommend going with another company that care about their customers and stand behind their products!
I ordered the bed, but did no get one I thought I ordered. I started calling the day it was delivered. Never could get anybody to help me. They would promise a call back, never called back. I have never had a company give me the run around as this company has. Even the the people that delivered it did a poor job, will never order from this company again. Was an expensive lesson
I bought my first Shifman Mattress in Bloomdales in 2001. It lasted me over ten years and was only tossed out due to the impossibility of getting such a heavy, well-made mattress down my third floor tenement stairs. I switched brands to my regret and have never gotten the good night's sleep I had with my Shifman. I can't even turn the mattress over because it is a one-sided mattress, something I was unaware of. When this one bites the dust, I'm returning to Shifman. It is a costly product and worth every cent.View More Reviews
I am extremely disappointed with the performance of our Shifman mattress but even more disappointed with their customer service. We purchased a king pillow top mattress 20 months ago. Within a few months, large depressions began to form on each side of the bed. I called the store and was told to turn it more frequently than the once per month recommended by the manufacturer. I followed instructions and the depressions worsened. It felt as if we were sleeping in a trough with hills on either side! I contacted Shifman and received no response. I then contacted the store where we purchased the bed. They sent out a representative as well as the Shifman rep. The Shifman rep told us this was normal and we should turn the bed 90 degrees and sleep on the short axis for a month or so until the middle of the bed compresses. He never touched the bed or took any measurements to judge the depth of the depressions. Bottom line.....they will do nothing to correct the situation. Shifman has a 10 year non-prorated warranty but, clearly, they don't stand by their product. My only hope, at this point, is that the furniture store has a higher ethical standard and will make this right. Lesson learned- price is not a predictor of quality.
$4,500 for a queen size mattress and foundation and a back ache every morning! When I called their customer service, the response was (1) it was my fault because the mattress had not gotten used to me yet (after five months?) and (2) what do you want us to do about it? Then, she hung up. A second call was even worse. Someone who said she was Eileen screamed when I protested about the first call and said 'I can put you on hold' before hanging up. The crudest, rudest people I have ever encountered in business. Needless to say, their creation is out of my house, and none will ever return.
A good nights sleep is of utmost importance! I've bought Shifman mattresses in the past and although they are bit pricey, they are top quality, comfortable and well worth the cost...you get what you pay for. I would highly recommend Shifman Mattresses!!!!
We have been had 5 different beds in 16 years. This is the first bed that is so comfortable and supportive that we are getting the best sleep we ever had.
I'm awake bc a "fell in a slope" in my 4 month mattress. Stickley stands by there low quality product. Maybe Shifman Mattresses does too....
Wow Shifman Mattresses Your refusal to uphold the warranty of your product is quite disappointing. For a product that is so expensive and allegedly so high quality I would expect more from the manufacturer!
Had my first night's sleep on my new Shifman.. It was incredible! Thanks to the amazing artisans!
I was tired of low quality mattresses and wanted a mattress that could be turned. Research led me to Shifman. The problem is it is too heavy to turnover. Even when my son helps me it is too heavy. Whats the point of having a two sided mattress if its not realistic to turn it. Big grooves develope even when you rotate it. I gave 3 stars because its made relatively well but for the money spent I'll just get a regular new mattress every 5 years.
went thru 3 of their mattresses all of which bellied within months and had to be replaced. Now on a fourth non pillowtop which may be doing the same thing. had previously owned shifman for years with outstanding performance but they seem to have changed their design to allow the mattress to bend for mechanical beds. we’ll see haw the “tradition” model holds up.