The Mattress Guide: How to Choose the Right Mattress for You

Do you wake up feeling tired? Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? If so, you may need a new mattress. A good night’s sleep is essential for optimal health and wellbeing, and a mattress is a key factor in achieving that. In this mattress guide, we will discuss the different types of mattresses available and how to choose the right one for you.

There is no ‘one size fits all’ where mattresses are concerned. What suits one may not suit another. So it’s important to do your research. You can start by reading this blog where we will discuss the types of mattresses from foam to spring to hybrid.

Memory foam

Memory foam mattresses are made of dense foam that moulds to the shape of your body. They offer support and help to align the spine, making them a popular choice for those who suffer from back pain as well as side sleepers.

Memory foam mattresses adapt to the body, therefore taking weight off pressure points. They promote the correct spine alignment by reducing the stress on your shoulders and hips.

They are also a great mattress if you share a bed as you are less likely to feel your partner moving. They are also good for people with allergies, as they are anti-microbial and dust mite resistant.

Spring mattress

A spring mattress is one of the most common types and is made of steel coils. They come in a variety of firmness levels, so it’s important to choose the right one for you. But they are generally firmer than a memory foam mattress.

A spring mattress will offer good support and is a good choice for people who like to sleep on their stomach, back or side.

They are also a good option for those who move around a lot in their sleep.

Latex mattress

Latex mattresses are made of natural latex rubber and come in both firm and soft varieties. They offer good support and are durable, making them a good choice for those who want a long-lasting mattress.

Latex mattresses tend to be more expensive than many other materials, however, they are long-lasting and made from more sustainable and environmentally friendly materials.

They are also anti-microbial, dust mite resistant and will keep you cooler than a memory foam mattress however, are not as cool as an innerspring.

Hybrid mattress

A hybrid mattress is a combination of a spring mattress and memory foam or latex mattress. They are popular with people who can’t decide which type of mattress they want.

They offer the best of both worlds – the support of a spring mattress at the bottom of the mattress and the pressure relief of a memory foam top. These mattresses tend to feel like just like memory foam when you lay on them. But they do tend to come with a more expensive price tag and are much heavier than their foam alternatives.

Adjustable

These are some of the more expensive mattresses on the market. These adjustable beds have air chambers that will allow you to control the firmness of the mattress. These beds are useful for couples who have different preferences, but there are more affordable options on the market.

If you need more help and advice on choosing the perfect mattress, then visit our website or speak to our friendly team in-store.