Carolina Lee Mattress, 2017-06-11 16:22:21. He ordered a new latex mattress to replace it, but this time he ordered the firmest one he could. This second latex replacement mattress did well until we’d had it almost one year, and then once again we noticed sagging with slight valleys where we lay. This time I did some investigating and found that the company that made my 35-year old latex mattress was in business again, but the closest retailer that carried their brand was three hours away. We made the trip one weekend only to find that the company had cheapened the way it was building its latex mattresses. We found a large cube of solid latex in a clear zippered plastic case beside a latex mattress, which led us to believe that the mattress was made of this solid latex. But when we lifted the mattress to see if it was ’heavy’ latex like our 35-year old latex mattress, we were very surprised to discover how lightweight this new mattress was! After talking to the store owner, we learned that the old manufacturer had sold its company along with its company name, and the new owners were sandwiching a thin piece of latex in between layers of polyurethane foam, and edging it with polyurethane foam around the outside edges, which he said would extend the life of this so-called ’latex’ mattress. We then discovered that the mattress was finished on ONE-SIDE ONLY. I will never understand how these new features would benefit the consumer, but I can see how the life of this so-called ’latex’ mattress is shortened, which clearly benefits the mattress manufacturers.
Peggy Hewitt Mattress, 2017-02-24 05:01:25. Next, be sure the latex that comprises the bed you are considering is 100% natural latex. There are different types of latex available, including natural and synthetic latex and a combination of both. Synthetic latex contains synthetic ingredients and chemicals that are in no way natural. Whether you are considering Talalay or Dunlop latex, be sure that it is 100% natural latex. While there are a few other ingredients in natural latex (zinc oxide, fatty acid soaps and sulfur) rest assured, they are natural ingredients. Be careful not to fall for the \"Dunlop/Talalay latex is the best and we only carry the best\" tactic. Many manufacturers only carry one type of latex and will tell you that the latex they carry is the best. However, both Talalay latex and Dunlop latex are equally good products and a reputable company will offer you the choice. One rule of thumb to remember about the difference between the two types of latex is that Talalay latex will typically be softer than Dunlop latex of the same firmness category. For example, soft Talalay latex will be softer than soft Dunlop latex. Some manufacturers will try to confuse you by telling you that there is no such thing as natural Talalay latex. And, up until a few years ago, that was true. However, Latex International now makes a 100% natural Talalay latex product. Another consideration for the latex in your bed is the amount of latex that actually makes up the bed. Sure, a manufacturer can say that the latex in the bed is 100% natural, but that doesn’t mean that the 100% natural latex comprises the whole bed, only that the latex in the bed is 100% natural. If you are buying a 12\" mattress and the mattress contains 6\" of latex, something else has to make up that other 6\". After allowing for the wool or cotton that also make up the mattress, usually around 2\", what else comprises the mattress? The answer is usually polyurethane. Many companies, in order to keep costs down, will use a 6\" polyurethane core with 2\" of latex on top. That’s right, polyurethane. Why would you want to sleep on the same stuff that gasoline is made from?
Rebekah Mcclure Mattress, 2017-06-10 04:03:19. Mattress shopping is not for the meek. First, it’s complicated. There are lots of different types of mattresses on the market. Even if you can sort through them, there are many different brands, different models, and, of course, very different prices! Mattress advertising tends to be frenetic and you may notice that some mattress sales people are a little, well, overcaffeinated. Finding your way through the maze without overspending or buying the wrong mattress can be tough. Here are a few brief tips to help you before you step foot in your first mattress show room.
Jeannine Castro Mattress, 2017-06-05 16:43:16. The mattress is made of visco-foam and absorbs the same amount of material. The density of the mattress is soft and it is durable. It is also cheaper than the other memory foam. The mattress is a good choice for people who are allergic to latex. At the same time, the mattress is a great choice for the person who wants to be a little more comfortable with the bed. The memory foam mattress is a popular choice for people who have a high allergy to the body.
travel Mattress, 2017-06-06 19:54:18. We also learned that the two previous solid latex mattresses we owned began to \"sink and fail\" after one year because they were not made of the firmer Dunlop Latex. They were made of the newer Talalay Latex, which is processed by incorporating more air which can potentially cause the mattress to compress and soften over time. After learning the differences between the two manufacturing processes, I relate an Angle Cake with the softer Talalay Latex, and I relate a Pound Cake with the firmer Dunlop Latex. I’d even talked to the Talalay mattress manufacturer that made both of our latex mattresses which softened after only one year. One of their customer service reps told me that she loved how her Talalay mattress softened over time and \"conformed\" to her body to cushion it. I told her that she was still very young and what she considered cushioning, my husband and I considered uncomfortable valleys. We personally required and expected a mattress to provide the support our bodies needed for more than one, five, or possibly seven years. The company did replace that first Talalay mattress that failed after the first year, but they would not replace the second one. And, BUYER BEWARE: All mattress warranties are not the same. Please read and \"understand\" ALL the conditions of your warranty BEFORE you purchase your mattress.
Tonia Nieves Mattress, 2017-06-05 19:19:39. Foam mattresses, including the famous TempurPedic® mattresses, are made of a dense foam material. They mold themselves to the body’s shape. They don’t transfer motion well, meaning that one person can roll over and the other person not feel it. They’re also good mattresses for folks with allergies, since they don’t harbor dust mites and other nasty allergens. If you’ve never tried a foam mattress, you need to sprawl out on a couple in some show rooms to see what the fuss is about.
Jeannine Castro Mattress, 2017-06-09 08:19:46. There are three basic types of spring mattresses. A continuous spring mattress is made from a single piece of wire woven into many springs. The springs are linked in a vertical pattern. The wire is soft and the coils are small. This generates more reaction from the mattress. An open coil mattress is the most common form of mattress. The springs are arranged horizontally and connected at their tops and on the bottom by a twisting wire. The rods that run around the edge of the coils add strength. A pocket spring mattress has coils that are placed in fabric coverings. Instead of working as a unit, these springs function separately. As a result movement between partners on the same bed can not be felt by the other.
Heidi Gilmore Mattress, 2017-06-09 15:00:59. Natural latex mattresses and pillows are of benefit for the your joints and back, could provide a lot of years of great rest, and also never need flipping. Latex foam should never lose its bounce and offers extreme comfort to mean no more disrupted sleep. Rubber latex provide the best enlightened sleep expertise existing, almost ruling out the floppy conventional mattresses a load of buyers moan about. So, as a result you could make use of a enjoyable night’s slumber, each and every night.
Carolina Lee Mattress, 2017-06-06 20:32:13. After returning home and researching the internet, we now know what the big mattress manufacturers are doing. You will find that the majority of the large mattress manufacturers, who have been in business for generations, have since resold their companies. Many of these new owners and share holders are interested in generating large, immediate returns on their investments. They have redesigned and marketed their mattresses to put big profits in their pockets, but the shortcuts they are making to increase their profits are reducing the useful life of their mattresses. You do the math. If they all get together and decide to cut the life of their products in half, we consumers are forced to buy their products MORE OFTEN and they all profit even more. For example: One of their shortcuts and marketing tactics is designed to sell you on the benefits of purchasing a \"one-sided\" mattress, but in reality, the life of your mattress has been cut in half and you will need to buy at least twice as many mattresses in your lifetime if you want to sleep comfortably. In my search for the perfect latex mattress, I actually spoke to one mattress store owner years ago who admitted she wished they would ’bring back’ the 2-sided latex mattresses.
travel Mattress, 2017-06-05 09:39:40. There are three basic types of spring mattresses. A continuous spring mattress is made from a single piece of wire woven into many springs. The springs are linked in a vertical pattern. The wire is soft and the coils are small. This generates more reaction from the mattress. An open coil mattress is the most common form of mattress. The springs are arranged horizontally and connected at their tops and on the bottom by a twisting wire. The rods that run around the edge of the coils add strength. A pocket spring mattress has coils that are placed in fabric coverings. Instead of working as a unit, these springs function separately. As a result movement between partners on the same bed can not be felt by the other.
Carolina Lee Mattress, 2017-06-10 11:31:50. If you find you are not sleeping well it may be due to an old and uncomfortable bed. How much time we spend in bed can affect its durability. If the mattress is lumpy and the springs are too bouncy it might be time to go shopping. We also change as we age. A person who has once slept best on a soft mattress may be more suited to a harder mattress later in life, or, vice versa. Weight gain and weight loss can all effect how we react to our mattresses. A mattress might be perfect for one person but if two people start using it there could be difficulties. Studies have shown that beds can lose up to 70% of their original hardiness over 10 years.
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