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Best tips for buying a new mattress

We spend more than one-third of our lives in bed so choosing a comfortable mattress on which to rest it is extremely important. Here you will find our top tips for buying a new mattress.

Buy a new mattress every 8 or 10 years

After a decade a mattress begins to change gradually, becoming thinner and and lumpy. For this reason, you should consider buying a new one after 8 years of usage.

 

Research is the key

Before going shopping, we advise you to do your homework. You should get to know what different types of mattresses are on the market ( soft, firm, memory foam, latex) and to really have a clear idea on what are you looking for.

 

Advice from your doctor

If you suffer from a medical condition that involves back pain or aches, it is better if you talk to your doctor in order to see which type of therapeutic mattress is the right for you.

 

Take into consideration your partner's sleeping needs

If you have a sleeping partner that has other sleeping needs than you may probably have, we advise you to look for mattresses that can be adjusted easily. For example, you should seek for a mattress that has adjustable firmness. Also, you should consider choosing a mattress with a bigger size.

 

A firm mattress may not be the right for you

Many years people believed that a firm mattress is the best when having back pains, but research has shown that the best mattress for back pain is a medium firm mattress.

 

Check if there is a warranty

Buying a new mattress is an important process. Before purchasing one be sure it has a warranty. Usually, a good mattress will have a minimum 10 year replacement warranty.

 

Consider buying a mattress protector

In order to protect your mattress and prolong its life you should consider also buying a mattress protector. For example, a waterproof mattress protector seems the right choice for you.

 

Ask for a return policy

After purchasing a new mattress you may realize after a week or two that you have some problems with it. For this reason, before purchasing a mattress you should seek a store that offer a 30-day money-back guarantee.

 

Purchase a new mattress from a specialized store

Specialized sales persons from mattresses stores can provide you the necessary support when purchasing a new mattress. Try to find a store that is specialized in selling major brands.

 

Take a 15-minute last test

Buying a new mattress is a big purchase. For this reason you should be able to test it first. Lay down on the mattress for at least 15 minutes in order to get the real feel of it. In this way, you will be happy with the purchase made.

 

Purchasing a new mattress is a big thing. Take your time, do your research and choose the best mattress for you.