A mattress plays a significant role in every one’s life. It is responsible for giving a person a sound good night sleep. It is not only necessary during the night time but the daytime too as a comfortable mattress provides proper support for your body and helps your body to function correctly. Every human body has different needs and comfort zones, and depending upon this the mattress also varies. Hence before buying the mattress, it is essential to know which type of mattress suits your body.
Types of mattress
Foam mattress is one of the most used mattresses these days. As per a survey, it is very suitable for people suffering from back pain as well as joint pain. The material used to make foam mattress is polyurethane layers usually, but some manufacturers even make use of latex while some foam mattress may have a combination of both. The specialty of the foam mattress is that it softens when you lie over it and molds soon as per your body and once you get up it retains its actual shape. Over a period, the foam mattress may even get pressed due to overpressure or rough use; however, there are different quality of foam mattress which is highly durable.
As per a survey, around 60% mattresses sold these days are innerspring mattresses! The reason for this is the unique design structure of the mattress. Innerspring mattress consists of a composition of steel coils as per the desired directions and has various layers of pillow layer, cushioning and induces gel to give sleepers a sound sleep. Shifting positions is very easy and comfortable in innerspring mattresses. High-quality models may have added layers of cushioning in it. Even though it is very comfortable the movements of accompanying sleeper can disturb you as such mattresses are very bouncy.
Adjustable air mattresses
These types of mattress are straightforward to use. As the name suggests, you may inflate theses mattress as per your comfort zones with the help of electronic pump attached to bed. You can also add additional layers of foam to it. However, at times, the noisy pumps can be annoying.
Hence it is imperative to buy the mattress based on mattress ratings and genuine reviews.
Gel and coolness level: it’s a myth that gel infused mattress help to have a more refreshing sleep. The researches have proven that the gel hardly adds 10 percent to the refreshing sleep but the primary role of the gel is to preserve the durability of the foam mattresses.
More coils equal to more comfort: idly a mattress has six hundred to one thousand coils, but even if there are fewer coils it can give enough of support to the sleeper. The comfort level has got nothing to do with the number of coils.
The lumbar support myth: Many manufacturers try to sell their mattresses stating that the extra lumbar support helps back sleepers, but it has no guarantee and is baseless as per research.
The next time you are about to buy a new mattress be sure to consider the above factors.