A person spends one third of his/her life on their bed. A good night's sleep is essential for the overall well being of a person. Similarly a good mattress is important to let a person have that kind of quality sleep. We all want a comfortable bed to sleep in at night. One that does not squeak, is not too hard, is at the right height and has the perfect firmness to support our back. So what would happen if our favorite mattress starts to give us back pain and sleepless nights? We would probably realize sooner or later that the time has come to change the mattress and buy a new one. I bet everyone would like to buy a mattress that is just as comfortable as their last one was. However it is easier said than done. The market is full of many companies selling mattresses that promise comfort and a great night's sleep. However it is impossible to test all of them it would turn into a laborious exercise. So why not prepare a checklist that we can refer to while buying a new mattress. These can then be used to follow as steps to choosing a new mattress.
Choosing the Right Mattress for You:
1 Length, width and breath: These three dimensions will decide if the mattress is good enough to replace the old one on your bed. Do make time to note down the previous mattress's measurements so that you don't spend time guessing while you are at the shop. Usually the sizes are queen size, king size, super king size or emperor size.
2.Core material: It is very important to know what is the core material inside your mattress. This will determine it's cost and it's durability as well. Memory foam mattress will cost more than innerspring mattress.
3.Softness: This is a critical thing to know about your mattress as personal comfort is directly related to the softness of the product. Most people prefer medium firm mattress as it provides comfort and firmness at the same time, innerspring mattress are firm while memory foam mattresses are soft.
Any mattress that you choose should be of the right size, right price as well as be comfortable and durable enough to last a minimum of five years. So once you have decided on the kind of mattress you want, start preparing a checklist as below.
Checklist for buying a mattress:
1 .Size: Size of the mattress should be right for the bed in your bedroom. Incorrectly fitted mattress will create havoc in your paradise. So please select the mattress you want as per your bed size.
2.Comfort: Decide on the right kind of firmness that you want. Choose between an innerspring mattress or a memory foam mattress as per your comfort. You can check it by actually sleeping on the product at the shop for a minute or two. If you are a couple, always include your partner in this decision making process.
3. Cost: Set the budget for the purchase beforehand. Cost of the mattress is important as it could burn a hole in your pocket. Spend some time online to check if the companies are offering discounts at certain websites. Companies offer super luxurious mattresses as well. Be prepared to invest if you absolutely require that kind of luxurious comfort.
4.Time: Buying at the right time is also important. Festive season starts from September, so it would be better to plan your shopping around the last months of the year as chances to score a bigger discount increase drastically. Cyber Monday and Black Friday are also optimum days to shop for mattresses online. Delivery could be free too.
5.Guarantee: Warranty of the mattress bought should be reviewed at the store itself. Does the cover include damage while delivery, do all materials of the mattress fall under the warranty etc. Check if the company will pay for the transport cost if the mattress needs to be returned.
Hence one can see that purchasing a mattress need not be harrowing task if one is prepared enough. You can write down you own individual steps to choosing a new mattress now that you know what information is required to make a sensible purchase. This will save both time and money for you. Remember that by investing in the right mattress you are actually buying yourself years of blissful sleep.