The mattress which is best for you depends on many factors which include health issues, room size, whether you sleep alone with a partner and your budget. Your personal preference between a soft or firm mattress is also important. If you are prone to allergies, go for a latex mattress. If you sleep with a partner, a 5ft king or even a 6ft super king size is optimal. If your budget is tight, our open spring selection offers tremendous value for money.
How often should you replace a mattress?
Healthcare professionals recommend replacing your mattress every 7 to 10 years. Even high-end mattresses should be replaced within this time frame, You can increase the lifespan of your mattress by rotating it every three months, not repeatedly sitting on the same part of the edge of the bed, not allowing children to use it as a trampoline, and using a mattress protector. If you spill something directly on the mattress, try to cleaning using as little water as possible.
Which is the best mattress for a bad back?
Memory foam and orthopaedic mattresses are the best options if you suffer from a bad back. Memory foam sculpts to the shape of your body and provides great support for your spine while at the same time relieving pressure from the thighs, hips, shoulders, and elbows. An orthopaedic mattress can be made from any material but is specially designed to support the spine and keep the back straight during sleep.
Are mattress toppers necessary?
While not entirely necessary, a mattress topper will enhance the level of comfort of your mattress, while at the same time offering protection and prolonging the life of the mattress. Purchasing a mattress topper is a great solution if your mattress is not as comfortable as it once was, but not quite at the stage where it needs replacing. It will give the bed a new lease of life at a fraction of the cost of a new mattress.