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Sleepyhead is New Zealand's most trusted bed manufacturer and have been designing and manufacturing in Auckland for over 85 years, creating carpet underlay designed specifically for New Zealand conditions. Made from 100% recycled foam – a by-product of their mattress manufacturing - and combined with their environmentally-friendly Fresh Protect technology, the Sleepyhead Memory and Refresh ranges will keep your home insulated and protected against bacteria, mould and dust mites.

As a proud New Zealand owned family company, Sleepyhead is focused on continuing to provide Kiwi's with the best quality carpet underlays available that meet and exceed New Zealand industry standards.

Sleepyhead Memory

Experience luxurious comfort with every step you take on Sleepyhead Memory underlay. The unique hybrid combination of memory foam and traditional polyurethane foam distributes weight & surface pressure evenly for the ultimate in comfort.


  • 11mm thickness
  • 130kg density

Acoustic Insulation
Sleepyhead Memory underlay has superior acoustic properties compared to standard polyurethane foam underlays. With double the sound absorption of industry standard underlays, Sleepyhead Memory underlay is an ideal choice for multi-story living.

Sleepyhead Memory underlay has been treated with Fresh Protect™ antimicrobial treatment to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mould, and dust mites, and prevent allergic reactions from occurring. Fresh Protect™ is derived from coconut oil and is safe for people, pets and the environment. One in three New Zealanders suffer from allergies and one in six New Zealanders suffer from asthma. Sleepyhead Memory has been endorsed by Sensitive Choice as a better choice of carpet underlay for those people who suffer from allergies or asthma.

Thermal Insulation
Sleepyhead Memory has enhanced thermal properties compared to industry standard underlay. Memory foam is denser than standard polyurethane foam, which reduces heat loss through the floor.

Sleepyhead Refresh

Caring for your home and health, Sleepyhead Refresh is a new generation of carpet underlay, recommended as a better choice for people with asthma or allergies.


  • 11mm
  • 125kg density

Approved by Sensitive Choice
Sleepyhead Refresh has been approved as part of the Sensitive Choice program, in association with the Asthma & Respiratory Foundation of NZ. The Sensitive Choice blue butterfly is proudly displayed on products and services that have been verified by prominent medical experts and may be a better choice for people with asthma or allergies. Read more about Sensitive Choice.

Sleepyhead Refresh underlay is treated with Fresh Protect™. Derived from coconut oil, Fresh Protect™ is an antimicrobial and anti-fungal treatment that is safe for people, pets, and the environment. Underlay products treated with Fresh Protect™ have been proven to protect against fungal and mould deterioration, bacterial contamination, dust mites and odour, all triggers associated with asthma and allergies. Fresh Protect™ is a bio-based, non-leaching, green technology that delivers microbial performance with environmental integrity. Bonded to the foam during the manufacturing process, Fresh Protect™ is non-toxic and completely safe for use around people and animals.