Shopping For The Best Mattress

The clothes you are wearing, the temperature in your bedroom, whether or not your partner snores a lot, or if you utilize electronics when in bed will all play a huge role in the quality of your sleep every night. However, the single most important factor that you often forget about is your mattress. The reality is, if you wake up in the morning feeling rested and all set to begin the day mostly depends on your mattress’ age and its existing condition.

It’s Time For A Change

In case you have been using your mattress for at least seven years, it is time to determine if it is still giving you the support and comfort that you require for a good night’s sleep. If your mattress is still good then it should still manage to relieve pressure in your body and joints – rather than cause more pain. But you need to remember that a mattress will lose this capability as it ages and this will result in poor sleep quality. This occurs gradually without you realizing it. You may have to conduct a little research. Perhaps your hips are giving you problems, you cannot sleep comfortably at night and you end up waking up feeling exhausted rather than rested. You can include this to the fact that your mattress is very old and you have figured out the problem – it is not your body but your mattress, which is nearing the end of its life expectancy. A painful back is among the biggest indications that it is time to get a new mattress.

Finding A New Mattress

If you are ready to change your mattress, you may not know what you need and what you should be searching for. There is a range of mattresses available in the market that uses different materials and advanced technologies that matches your needs and your budget. However, choosing a mattress is subjective. You are the only one who will know which type of mattress feels great to your body. Check the many different options so you can start to narrow down the kind of Little River mattress that is most suitable for you.

Innerspring Mattress

When you are buying a mattress, there are some things you need to know. Let us talk about an innerspring mattress. It utilizes a steel coil support system. There are numerous kinds of spring systems, like the ones with springs attached to one unit and units that have individually wrapped pocketed coils. The spring design, shapes, coil gauge as well as the number of coils that a mattress has vary. Meanwhile, the innerspring is covered with upholstering materials or padding like different foams, fiber, as well as more layers of tiny steel springs. Generally speaking, if there are more coils then the mattress will have more points of support. It will also help the bed to better support the sleeper.

Pillow Top Mattress

This type of mattress features an extra upholstery layer, which is sewn on top of the mattress, making it look like pillows were positioned on top of the mattress. This additional layer can be made of different materials like fiber and foam.

Hybrid Mattress

A hybrid mattress has a steel coil support system and at least one type of foam like polyurethane, memory, or latex, and foams that have materials like gel.

Specialty Foam Mattress

This type of mattress uses at least one type of foam for its support system. The foam might contain materials like gel or it can also be memory (viscoelastic) or latex. This type of foam could be made in a range of shapes as well as densities so consumers can choose from mattresses with different feel, heat dissipation, and comfort features.

Gel Mattress

A gel mattress uses a foam that has gel in the support system of the product or upholstery layers, or sometimes both. Varying kinds of technology are used to add the gel to the foam. The gel foam provides consumers with different features.

Memory Foam or Viscoelastic Mattress

Memory or Viscoelastic mattress uses high density polyurethane foam as its support system, in the upholstery layer, or even both. A memory or viscoelastic mattress forms closely to the sleeper’s shape.

Latex Mattress

It uses a latex foam for its support system. It can be made out of materials that are either plant or petroleum based.


An airbed utilizes a modifiable air chamber as its support system. Unlike the mattresses utilized for camping, their air chamber of the air bed used for homes is protected by upholstery materials or a padding, which may include different foams as well as fiber. Airbeds lets you modify their firmness, and commonly lets each side of the bed to be regulated individually so that the changing needs and of the couples are met. Airbeds are also made to look a lot like a traditional bed.


Waterbed as its name suggests uses water chamber as its support system. You will find two kinds of waterbeds – soft sided and hard sided beds. A soft sided waterbed features a water chamber that is located inside a frame that is rectangular in shape and made of rigid foam and zipped inside a fabric enclosure. The hard sided water bed comes with a water chamber within a rectangular wood frame. The water chamber is protected with upholstery materials like fiber and foams or a padding. These two types of waterbeds are commonly placed above a platform. Waterbeds are made to appear like a traditional bed and can fit the most common bedroom furniture. The water chamber could be free flow wherein there is nothing that will hinder the flow of water in the mattress. It is also referred to as waveless wherein fibers or baffles restrict the motion of the water.

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