Moreen Picot Mattress January 20, 2018 20:41:07
Hard Vs Soft Mattress. Mattresses come in a wide range of solidity. From the ultra soft to the extremely hard it is more a matter of preference than necessity. However there are some basic truths that hold for the majority of us. Very soft cloud-like mattresses can wreak havoc on bad backs. This is because there is very little support in a soft mattress. While hard mattresses might be better for a bad back very hard mattresses can cause just as much trouble. It all boils down to what works best for each individual.
Not Testing the Mattress... Properly - Too often in the retail world we see people lean on the mattress with their hand then lay down... on their back! Statistically most people sleep on their side so it is amazing to see so many people testing mattresses on their back. Regardless you will not be one these sudden-back-sleepers in the showroom after reading this. Make sure to take the few minutes to test the mattress in the position you sleep in while on your mattress at home. (Need a pillow? Ask for one even a semi-qualified salesperson will gladly offer one to help make your testing experience more realistic).
Believing that the Foundation Plays a Secondary Role To the Mattress. -A full mattress set consists of the mattress itself as well as the foundation (also known as box spring). While most consumers focus on what goes into the mattress it is worth looking at the foundation as the invaluable second part of a full mattress set. No matter how comfortable a mattress may seem if you do not use an appropriate high quality foundation the comfort characteristics could be lost on a poor foundation. In many ways the foundation itself actually contributes more to the sleep experience.
The latex used in mattress toppers and pillows is really tough and a superior product made from latex can last you for decades. However for a person who is not willing or are not able to run to completely change their old mattress but lack more of the benefits a further option is to invest in a latex rubber mattress topper. This type of foam mattress topper may add substantial cushioning to a existing mattress that seems too unyielding.
Making Impulsive Decisions - It is easy to fall in love with a mattress based on price or how it feels in the showroom. Unless your mattress has burnt down and you have nowhere to sleep that night (or if a sale ends that specific day) there is no need to make a rushed decision about a mattress. Taking notes about what you liked about the mattress in question and going home to "sleep on it" before making the purchase is a good thing. You may realize the next morning that there are other deals or options you have not considered yet or that the mattress in question might not accommodate your sleep style the way your existing mattress does. Try to never buy a new mattress on the same day that you start your search.
Not Learning More About The Mattress (detailed mattress materials reviews ratings complaints warranty) - Buying a mattress "blindly" is the leading cause of dissatisfaction among mattress owners. But too often consumers allow themselves to get "bullied" into the product of the day without getting a second opinion from others. Checking detailed mattress materials reviews ratings and complaints is a good idea before shelling out your money - you would be surprised at what you will learn. Also ask for written details as some salespeople will tell you everything good you like to hear; some people may claim 100% natural latex mattress while it actually has synthetic latex in it. Its best to know about this fickle piece of documentation before finding out the hard way that it is not what you thought it was.