Protect-A-Bed Facebook contest targets allergy and asthma sufferers


Protect-A-Bed and AAFA Partner for

Bert’s Asthma and Allergy Friendly Sweepstakes

CHICAGO (September 19, 2016) – Protect-A-Bed, a leading innovator of premier bedding products, has teamed up with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for Bert’s Asthma and Allergy Friendly Sweepstakes.

The sweepstakes begins on Monday, September 19 and runs through Friday, September 30. During this time, people are encouraged to visit AAFA’s Certification Program Facebook page and register for a chance to win Protect-A-Bed AllerZip® Smooth Mattress Encasements and Pillow Protectors for their entire home. These Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ products offer complete mattress protection for a healthier, more comfortable sleep environment.

According to AAFA, an estimated 60 million Americans struggle with asthma and the congested nose, inflamed sinuses, itchy eyes and constant sneezing that are associated with seasonal allergies. Further research indicates that allergies affect as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children. So as the 2016 fall allergy season approaches, it’s extremely important for sufferers to proactively protect themselves.

Protect-A-Bed products create a dry, hygienic, bedbug free and anti-allergen “Healthy Sleep Zone” while protecting the mattress warranty. The company’s key innovations include the proprietary Miracle Membrane® and patented BugLock® with SecureSeal® and three-sided zipper system. For more information on the company’s wide variety of products, visit

About Protect-A-Bed

Protect-A-Bed® offers consumers a complete line of protective bedding products because “Every Mattress Needs Protection.” With more than 30 years of experience in bedding protection product development, 320 products in 40 categories, and a presence in 48 countries, Protect-A-Bed is recognized as a worldwide leader in mattress protection innovation. Protect-A-Bed products help create a dry, hygienic, bedbug-free and anti-allergy sleep zone while also protecting the mattress warranty. The company developed the proprietary Miracle Membrane®, which is waterproof and protects mattresses against liquids and bodily fluids that may inhibit a mattress’s warranty claim, and patented BugLock®with SecureSeal® and three-sided zipper system for encasements. Protect-A-Bed products are listed as Class 1 Medical Devices with the Food and Drug Administration, and have received the Good Housekeeping Seal. In addition, Protect-A-Bed’s AllerZip® Smooth Mattress and Pillow Encasements are Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Protect-A-Bed is based in Wheeling, IL. For more information, visit

About the asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the leading national nonprofit organization fighting asthma and allergic diseases. AAFA provides free information, conducts educational programs, fights for patients’ rights and funds research to find better treatments and cures. The asthma & allergy friendly™ Certification Program is jointly run by AAFA and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL), a physician-led global certification company that prepares independent standards for testing a wide range of products to determine their suitability for asthma and allergy patients. The Certification Program is an independent laboratory-based product-testing program that helps families with asthma and allergies find more suitable products for their homes.


Nick Brunker

513.271.7222 ext. 26


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