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March 01, 2019


Bean Bag Maintenance 101


How to keep your bean bag clean and comfy as the day you bought it?

Cleaning

Cleaning your bean bag or cushion is really easy. There's a few ways to clean it, depends on how dirty it is.

The simplest thing to do is to vacuum the bean bag when you vacuum the house. That will remove fluff and pet hair from the surface and will prevent dust from settling into your bean bag. Make sure you use a flat nozzle, not a brush, so you don't scratch the fabric.

You can also use a lint roller to clean pet hair or fluff if you really don't feel like vacuuming, but this will only clean the surface, and won't prevent dust from settling into the bean bag.

Washing

Every now and then, when the cover gets dirty or when the bean bag feels a bit too loose, we highly recommend to wash the cover.

All our bean bags and cushions have 2 layers, i.e. a cover and a liner, so you can easily wash the cover without having to empty the bean bag. The beads are fully encased inside the liner.

All our bean bags are equipped with child-safety zippers, to meet the Australian standard for bean bags. That means you can't open the zipper with your hand. You need a paper clip or a safety pin to move the zipper head. Once you thread a paper clip into the zipper head, you should be able to open the zipper easily. Remember not to force the zipper, or it might jam forever. 

Once you've taken off your cover, turn it inside out and put it in the washing machine with like-colours. Wash cold and up to 30 degrees, normal cycle. Hang to dry in the shade or put in a dryer on low heat. Do not dry clean, bleach or iron.

Avoid using the bean bag without the cover, as it might over stretch the liner and crush the beads. 

Once your cover is dry, turn it back inside out, make sure the zipper is fully open and then replace over the liner. The bean bag should feel tighter now. You might need an extra pair of hands to hold the zipper tracks together while you close the zipper. 

Refill

If you washed the cover and placed it back on your bean bag, and your bean bag feels a bit too loose, it's probably time to get your bean bag refilled. You can either order more beads and refill it by yourself, or you can bring it to our showroom and we will refill it for you. The service is free for noomi customers, you only need to pay for the beads.

Our bean bag beans are smaller and denser than any other bead in the market. Which means they last longer, feel better and make a lot less noise. We highly recommend that you top up your bean bag with our beads to maintain the quality of your bean bag.

As a rule of thumb, you will need about 100 litres of beads refill per year of use. So if you've been using your bean bag for 2 years, you may need 200 litres refill. However, this is a general guide only, and it really depends on how you use your bean bag (face-planting, cannon-balling, jumping Vs. relaxing), who's using it (heavy Vs. light) and how often (once a week Vs. all day long). 

It's very easy to keep your bean bag plump and happy. Order your refill today or visit our showroom for a refill.

If you're coming to our showroom for a refill, we highly recommend that you take off your cover and wash it before your visit and bring it with you, so we can determine exactly how much refill you need.

Spare covers

Sadly, accidents happen from time to time; a stain doesn't come off, the cover gets caught on something sharp and tears, or your cat decides it's a great idea to pee on your bean bag.

You might just get bored with your existing colour, you're redecorating and need a different colour or you want to change your bean bag from indoor to outdoor or vice versa.

Long story short, if you need a new cover for your bean bag, we've got you covered... hahaha. You can order it online or visit our showroom and grab one.

Summary

Your bean bag can look and feel amazing years after you purchased it. All it needs is a bit of love and care, and it will love you back. If you need advice, please feel free to contact us or visit our showroom.

 

March 01, 2019


Source Kids Disability Expo Melbourne


Come see us at the new Source Kids Disability Expo, 29-30 March 2019 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

This expo is all about special needs and how we can help make your life more comfortable. The beauty of our products is that they are so versatile and flexible, that there's heaps that you can do with them. That's so important for people with special needs, that require special products to suit their special needs.

Entry is free and you can get your tickets here:
https://www.sourcekids.com.au/expo-melbourne

We will be at stand 62-63. Come and try all our products and see what works for you best.

We look forward to meeting you in person and to catch up with our existing customers

November 21, 2017


Bean Bag Now, Pay Later with AfterPay

To make your shopping with us easier than ever, we now offer payment with AfterPay. You can shop now and pay later in 4 fortnightly instalments, absolutely interest free!

If you don't already have an account with AfterPay, registering only takes about a minute and you can do it while you purchase. It's that easy!

So what are you waiting for? Get the bean bag you've always dreamed of.

Learn more about how AfterPay works here:
https://www.afterpay.com/en-AU/how-it-works-online

June 22, 2015


Little Rockers Red Nose Disco

noomi bean bags is very proud to be part of the Little Rocker Red Nose 12 Hour Disco in support of SIDS and Kids this Red Nose Day.

Little Rockers Red Nose 12 hour Disco is Australia’s first FUN FILLED, 12-hour MUSICAL EVENT that encourages the young and old alike to put on their dancing shoes for a great cause.

The event will run on Friday 26 June at Melbourne’s Luna Park Function Room, from 8.30am – 8.30pm and feature live music from leading Children’s entertainers, disco dancing, chill out areas and an array of children’s and adults activities

Choose to come along to one of four sessions throughout the day:
8.30am – 11.30am
11.30am – 2.30pm
2.30pm – 5.30pm
5.30pm – 8.30pm

So get out your dancing shoes and dance the day away in support of SIDS and Kids Red Nose Day. And if you get tired between dances, our bean bags will be there waiting for you to chill on!

Tickets can be purchased here:
Red Nose Disco Tickets

June 03, 2015


noomi bean bags @ Mind Body Spirit Festival - Melbourne 5-8th June 2015

'Tis the season. It's cold outside, the long weekend is almost here and we are preparing for our favourite festival of the year: The Mind Body Spirit Festival.

If meditation, relaxation, psychic reading, and yummy food are your cup of chai latte, come and join us. We are going to be there with our amazing bean bags and cushions at stand B05.

Where:  Melbourne Exhibition Centre
When: 5-8th June, Friday - Monday 10am-7pm
More info: www.mbsfestival.com.au

We will have some very special specials on our bean bags during the festival, so be sure to come and check it our, and grab something you'll love for less! 

Xx
noomi

 

 

November 30, 2014


The first noomi store is now open!

We are very excited to share that we've opened the doors of the first noomi store yesterday, 29th November, at 336 Chapel St, Prahran, VIC, 3181. 

Come and try our entire range in store and buy on the spot. We hold stock in the store!

Pick up of online orders is also available, just let us know when you're coming to collect it.

We are open 7 days a week. Check our "Contact Us" pay for current opening hours.

Coming soon: Story telling, noomi mums group and more! Join our mailing list or follow us on Facebook / Google+ to get the latest news!  

 

 

November 11, 2014


MindBodySpirit Festival Melbourne, 14-16 November 2014

If meditation, relaxation, wellbeing, nutrition, astrology, numerology or perhaps psychic reading is your cup of chai latte, you should totally come to the MindBodySpirit Festival this Friday-Sunday. 
Open daily 10am-7pm at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
We will be at stand F16 with our amazing new products, so drop by and say hi and try all our noomis. We've got some awesome gift ideas for Christmas and some specials too, so don't miss out. 
Want a couple of FREE tickets? Like us on Facebook (noomibeanbags) or follow us on Instagram, then email us your postal address to contact@noomi.com.au and we'll send you a couple of free tickets!
November 11, 2014


Show us how you use your noomi on Instagram!

We've got lots of beautiful photos to share with you and would really love to see your noomi photos too!

Follow us on http://instagram.com/noomibeanbags and use the following hashtags when you share your photos:

#noomibeanbag #noomi #beanbags 

We will pick the most beautiful photo every couple of months and send you something nice!

 

 

August 28, 2014


Someone special needs your help!

Smart Pups is a not-for-profit organisation based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. They are dedicated to providing early intervention assistance to children with Autism; seizure related conditions; or mobility restrictions. Each Smart Pup is trained for public access and to master specific tasks that will best assist the individual needs of the recipient child. Once placed, the Smart Pup becomes an integral part of the family unit, safeguarding the child’s health and wellbeing and easing anxiety over daily challenges to maximize opportunity development for improved social and educational gains.

Just like you, Maison loves his noomi XL and uses it all the time. If you fancy a noomi XL too, you can grab one at the silent auction! 

Maison, Jodie and Troy Caldwell would really really really appreciate your donation so thanks a lot in advance!

For more info, check out this Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fundraising-for-Maison/847387438620839

August 12, 2014


The Herald Sun Home Show 14-17th August

Come and visit us at the biggest home show of the year: The Herald Sun Home Show, opening this Thursday (14th August) at the Melbourne Exhibitions Centre.

If you're renovating or looking for some exciting ideas for your home this show is the place to be! Come and try our amazing bean bags and cushions at stand N32.

Opening hours: 
Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-9pm
Saturday 10am-9pm
Sunday 10am-6pm 

For more details check out: http://www.melbournehomeshow.com.au/

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