Is it time?

Is it time to buy a new mattress?

We know how intimidating buying a new mattress can be. It’s a pretty big deal when you think about. It’s a product that you will use every night and something that can make or break your sleep cycle, which can affect almost every aspect of your day. A restful sleep is linked to good health and overall well-being. Sleeping on the right mattress can also play a part in improving back pain, reducing daytime fatigue, and boosting stamina. In contrast, sleep deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and much more. The mattress you select to sleep on can help or hurt your sleep cycle, so it’s best to know what to look for when you’re shopping.  


There are as many ways to buy a mattress as there are mattress styles, so being as informed as possible is vital to ensure you purchase one that fits you. You want to find something that gives the comfort you need for a good night’s rest.  


Before you even step foot into a store, you should research the style of mattress you are looking for. Most people simply think there are two categories, firm or soft. In reality, there are many different styles and brands, from inner-spring mattresses to memory foam, to Simmons to Tempur-Pedic. There are styles and brands that match any budget. Technology in mattresses and how they are produced has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Memory foam has evolved as its popularity has increased. Inner-spring mattresses continue to improve in comfort levels. There are even hybrids of the two for those who seek both.  


Newer technology alters the life cycle of a mattress, and this can vary from each mattress brand, but typically a quality mattress will last 5-10 years. But be sure to do your research because a mattress lifespan could be much less if you purchase the wrong one. As you obtain more information, you will be able to better estimate what type of mattress you need. Having some idea will help when you are ready to lie down and take one for try.  


Once you’ve had a chance to evaluate different mattresses and figure out which one you want, your attention will shift to the other sleep components. Your mattress and its movable base can be bought separately, so this can give you time to ensure you’re getting a pair that maximizes your comfort.  


You can see why buying a mattress can be intimidating. In addition to navigating the number of styles and brands, your mattress purchase is a sustainable investment. It’s an investment in your sleep, which can be an investment for your health. Researching the type of mattress you need may help you tremendously. If you need help in figuring out where to start, feel free to call us. We’ve been in the mattress business since 1939, so we’ve become experts in helping people find one that fits perfectly.