Type of Mattress

What Type of Mattress Do You Have?

Your mattress is an investment, so you want to keep it in great shape for as long as possible.

It seems like a mattress should always be clean, but there are several stains that can cause discolorations, encourage germs and produce unpleasant odors.

So what makes me an expert?

I wanted to write this article to share some of what I’ve learned over 10 years of raising my child, 3 pets and enough spills and mistakes to…well…write an article I guess.

Type of Mattress

We’ve had waterbeds when I was small. Then there’s always the good ol spring mattress that worked for years for me until I started getting older and sleeping on my stomach became a problem.

Then I switched to a Tempur-Pedic memory foam mattress a few years ago that I bought at Jordan’s Furniture in Nashua NH and I’ll never look back to anything else. My back feels great. I sleep all night and it’s as cool as a spring mattress with a 20 year guarantee not to sag.

Here is everything you need to know about your type of mattress

Spring – Innerspring mattresses have been the top choice for decades. Comfortable and durable, this traditional mattress features a central support system of tempered steel coils. Layered with rich upholstery and thick padding, these mattresses are available in firm or soft designs and may feature a pillow top.

Latex Foam – Solid foam mattresses may feature one solid core or several layers laminated together.

Memory Foam – Technology is always improving classic favorites. The creation of visco-elastic foams allows you to choose foam mattresses that are firmer, offer greater support and superior performance over the more affordable latex foam.

Airbeds – Airbeds aren’t just for camping anymore. They are moving into the bedroom on a permanent basis. The core of the bed is a high quality vinyl airbed, but it is surrounded and protected with foam, batting and comfortable upholstery. They look like regular beds, but the adjustability of them makes them a great choice for couples who cannot agree on a mattress.

Waterbeds – Designed to look like traditional beds, these mattresses are filled with water and then covered with extra layers of upholstery for comfort and warmth.

Futons – If you need the bed to double as a couch during the day, then a futon may be your best choice. Flexible mattresses feature a combination of synthetic fibers, foam and cotton that can support sitting or sleeping.

Leave a comment below and tell me what bed do you have and is it working for you?

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