I came across a blog asking, How long does a memory foam mattress last? and I do think it is important to spell that out for people. A traditional bed with springs will typically last for only about ten years before it needs to be replaced. A good memory foam mattress should come with at least a 10 year warranty and last at least that long.
You know what the best way to test your new memory foam mattress is? The best test is to sleep on it for at least 180 days in your own home. Testing a new mattress at home is the absolute only way to know if it will will work for you.
Many people are looking for the answer to the question, “Is a memory foam mattress right for me?” Memory foam is extremely comfortable. It molds itself to the contours of your body and reduces pressure points. But the bottom line here is that the only way you will know if a memory foam mattress will work for you is to try it for an extended period in your own home.
When shopping for a memory foam mattress you may come across quite a few terms that you may not know. Here are a few definitions that will help you as you shop for a memory foam mattress:
Comfort Guarantee – A comfort guarantee is basically a store credit. You can return your mattress within a certain time frame, but you do not get your money back. You must use the store credit to purchase another mattress at that store.
Many people have found that a memory foam mattress helps them sleep more comfortably and more soundly. Those with chronic back pain can find memory foam helps them sleep too. It comes as no surprise then that Fibromyalgia & Memory Foam Mattresses has become a hot topic too.
A memory foam mattress can improve your sleep tremendously. Once considered an expensive option, the memory foam mattress is now mainstream and affordable.
In the article Want to Sleep Better? Try a Memory Foam Mattress, Mark S. Myers makes some points about how a memory foam mattress can improve your sleep. He talks about the history of memory foam, about “leading brand,” and how in the early nineties memory foam mattresses were expensive. It is after this where I have to make some clarifications.
Here at Healthy Foundations, we received a lot of questions about memory foam through our phone lines, live chat, and email. Here are a couple of recent ones I’d like to share.
Q – I see that there are some mattresses that have just a little bit of memory foam in them. Are these mattresses considered to be true memory foam mattresses?
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One of the most frequent questions we receive about memory foam is about density and its importance when choosing a memory foam mattress. Just how important is density when selecting a memory foam mattress?
The most important aspect when choosing a memory foam mattress is how it actually feels to you when you sleep on it in your home for an extended period of time. This is why it is so important to buy your memory foam mattress from a retailer that offers a complete money-back guarantee (not a store credit) for long period of time. I recommend using a retailer who offers a money-back guarantee for at least 180 days or more.