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Bean Bags R Us Australia Blog

ACCC Improves Safety Standards for Bean Bags

After more than one year of deliberation, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced that a new mandatory safety standard for bean bags has been approved and will go into effect beginning January 1, 2016. The ACCC first reviewed the standard and proposed an amendment in September 2013, and afterward, the matter was open for a period of public debate. Continue reading about  ACCC Improves Safety Standards for Bean Bags

Make Sure Your Christmas Gifts Are Safe!

The summer¬†holiday season is one of the most joyous times of the year. For most of us, it is filled with laughter, cheer, friends and family, and some of the best memories of our lives are made over the holidays. However, the fun could be stopped short when an unsafe gift is accidentally given to a loved one, especially if the recipient is a small child. Continue reading about  Make Sure Your Christmas Gifts Are Safe!

Why Do Dogs Scratch Their Beds?

Your new puppy has captured your heart. You’ve invested time and money into your new pet, and that includes spending hours shopping for the best dog beds on the market. Two days after introducing your pup to the adorable, lacy bed with its pink canopy, the expensive piece of pet furniture is in tatters. Why do dogs insist on utterly demolishing their beds with their incessant digging and scratching? Continue reading about  Why Do Dogs Scratch Their Beds?

What Dog Beds Are Best for My Dog?

While it may seem that dogs can simply lie down and sleep wherever and whenever they feel like it, the truth of the matter is that most dogs are very particular about their sleeping habits. If given a choice, they will sleep in a spot where they are most comfortable. Continue reading about  What Dog Beds Are Best for My Dog?

Is Bean Bag Filling Carcinogenic?

Bean bags and bean bag chairs have been medically proven to be ergonomically superior to most other types of furniture. The average person can avoid or relieve several health problems by sitting or lying on bean bag furniture, and it is prescribed by doctors for those suffering from certain conditions, including autism. Continue reading about  Is Bean Bag Filling Carcinogenic?

Is Sitting Down Really Bad for You?

Activities common to nearly everyone may pose health risks, and several recent studies suggest that even the most benign undertakings may have serious consequences. Several of these studies have proven to be shocking because they target one of the most universal activities in the animal kingdom: sitting. Continue reading about  Is Sitting Down Really Bad for You?