Chicago-based Levitation Labs
LEVITATION LABS is a Chicago-based product development company specializing in bringing to market exciting first-of-a-kind patented products designed to empower everyday consumers, everywhere.
WEIGHTLESS BED MAKING TECHNOLOGY
There are 2 variations of our UPLIFT® line of UL Certified Weightless Mattress Bed Making Systems:
- UPLIFT®LITE Weightless Bed Making System;
- UPLIFT®360 Weightless Bed Making System, with 360°Mattress Rotation & Bedskirt Control.
YEARS INVESTED IN PRODUCT RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Once we learned that hotel housekeepers were suffering chronic repetitive lifting injuries from making up between 16 to 25 beds per day, we thought we could use our product design and innovations talents to help.
After years of extensive market research, product development, real-world beta trials, and patent work, Levitation Labs introduced its new hovercraft-inspired technology to make any mattress virtually weightless in seconds at the press of a button, for ease of sheet tucking and mattress rotation (all while holding an option bed skirt neatly in place).
Both UPLIFT®360 and UPLIFT®LITE fit under and float any mattress at the touch of a button for effortless sheet tucking and Weightless Bed Making, but only UPLIFT®360 adds no-lift Mattress Rotation to maximize mattress life and sleep comfort by evening out uncomfortable body impressions – and Bedskirt Control for easy bedskirt Installation.
With over 70 worldwide patents issued and patent applications pending, Levitation Laboratories is the global pioneer in Weightless Mattress Bed Making, Mattress Maneuvering, and Bedskirt Control products and technologies.
Its patented ultra-lightweight fabric UnderCover® design allows UPLIFT®360 and UPLIFT®LITE to remain under and float any mattress at the touch of a button for effortless sheet tucking & weightless bed making.
WEIGHTLESS MATTRESS BED MAKING
UPLIFT®360 also adds no-lift Mattress Rotation to maximize mattress life and sleep comfort by evening out uncomfortable body impressions – and Bedskirt Control for easy bedskirt Installation.
BED SKIRT CONTROL & INSTALLATION
REAL-WORLD RESEARCH REVEALS HEAVY-MATTRESS EPIDEMIC
While in the midst of patenting several variations of our hovercraft-inspired Weightless Mattress Technology, test marketing revealed:
- Almost 60% of all respondents report suffering from some sort of “pain or injury that could render bed-making challenging...”
- 7 out of 10 respondents to our two (2) independent consumer research surveys considered their own mattress “heavy or difficult to work with”;
- 85% of all mattress-owning retail consumers would be interested in purchasing UPLIFT®360 to use on their mattresses at home.
That’s when we realized that by using hovercraft-inspired airflow technology, we could essentially float any mattress to a virtually weightless state on a flowing cushion of air... and so UPLIFT®360 was born.
FOR HOMES, HOTELS & HEALTHCARE
UPLIFT®360 and UPLIFT®LITE hovercraft-inspired Weightless Mattress Bed Making Systems are ideally suited for use in hotels to reduce chronic housekeeper injuries; for home-healthcare workers to weightlessly float mattress and patient without ever having to lift the mattress to make the patient's bed; and for use on existing mattresses of everyday consumers for ease of sheet tucking, fitted sheet installation, mattress rotation, and bedskirt control, for ease of bedskirt replacement and installation.
“Mattresses that are turned regularly may have their life expectancy extended by as much as 50 percent...”
Regularly (once per month) rotating a mattress has been known to extend both mattress life & sleep comfort by evening out uncomfortable body impressions; depressions that form in the mattress from sleeping in the same place for prolonged periods of time.
In his highly-esteemed hotel industry manual, Professional Management of Housekeeping Operations, the author, Thomas J.A. Jones writes, “Mattresses that are turned regularly may have their life expectancy extended by as much as 50 percent.” (Chapter 4; Pg. 68; Care and Maintenance of Beds).
- Extends the life of your mattress; reducing the need to replace it – saving thousands ($$$);
- Evens out body impressions to maintain ideal sleep conditions for a good night’s sleep;
- Remains in compliance with mattress warranties that require regular mattress rotation;
- Eliminates back, neck, & shoulder strain by weightlessly eliminating heavy mattress lifting;
- Makes you feel like the smartest person on the planet by putting the world’s first Weightless Bed Making System to work for you
- Makes mornings a little easier – and perhaps even a little more fun.
94 of 95 housekeepers at a world renowned Chicago-based global hotel chain preferred using UPLIFT®360 to eliminate the need for them to lift a heavy mattress during bed making and because they reported that they would have more energy to bring home to their families at the end of a long day of making 16-25 beds – every work day for as many as 37 years of their lives.
TESTED & PERFECTED IN LEADING LUXURY HOTELS
UPLIFT®360 and UPLIFT®LITE was developed and tested in some of the most well-known Chicago-area hotels, on some of the heaviest mattresses in the hospitality industry.
Now, for the first time ever, we’ve created a version of our Weightless Bed Making System for mattress owners to experience the same effortless sheet tucking, mattress rotation, and ease of bedskirt installation in their own home.
UL APPROVED FOR EVERYDAY CONSUMERS EVERYWHERE
UPLIFT®360 and UPLIFT®LITE are UL Certified for household use in and comes with everything consumers need to weightlessly make the bed, rotate their mattress, and once and for all tame that unruly bedskirt.
All-new UPLIFT®360 and UPLIFT®LITE, empowering mattress-owning consumers everywhere.