Tips for Buying a Mattress
Pick a size
Will you be buying a mattress on its own or as a set? Also think about what you’ll be using the memory foam mattress for in future years. Plan ahead for partners, pets, kids, etc. Mattresses come in multiple sizes. Here are some of the most common sizes:
Choose a comfort level
Twin: 38” x 74”
Full: 52” x 74”
Queen: 60” x 80”
California King: 72” x 84”
Basically, you want a well-built mattress that gives you both great support and good value for your money. A good, strong coil support system that will help your back.
Keep your height and weight in mind
Cushiony and Plush
If your height and weight are average, you’ll have an easier time determining your desired firmness.
Suffer from back pain?
Be sure to pay a little more for a better quality mattress. A doctor may also advise you.
Do you sleep on your back or your side?
Many people say their mattresses feel firmer when they sleep on their side. Do the same when you test out a mattress in the store. Also spend some time on various mattresses to see which one suits you best.
Think about how much you want to spend
Buying a decent mattress is like buying a decent sound system. A higher quality mattress is usually bought at a higher price. However, price isn’t everything. Focus on the models that suit your needs best.