How many times have you avoided buying a new bed or mattress because it just seems so daunting? With so many options on the market, how do you know which bed is right for you? These 4 Tips for buying a new bed take the tedium out of getting a new bed so you can sleep better today.
Research what is available
Spring systems, all-foam mattresses, high-density foam layers, firm, medium and soft. How do you know which mattress is the right one for you?
It’s important to understand that there’s a difference between support and feel. For someone with back pain, a firm support mattress might be a good choice. That doesn’t mean the mattress feels like a solid slab of rock. Take some time to understand the different support structures and diving into the different comfort layers, such as pillow top, latex and memory foam.
Shop the specialists
If you can, skip the general store and go to a retailer that specialises in beds. That way you know that the salesperson has all the relevant knowledge when it comes to comparing different mattresses and recommending the best base sets that suit your lifestyle and your pocket.
You need to decide on a max budget before starting your search for your new mattress and be realistic. It’s possible that a decade may have passed since the last time you bought a bed. With all the latest technology since then, you can be sure the price you paid back then doesn’t compare to anything on the market today.
You might also need to get a new mattress protector and feel like splurging on some pillows for a completely fresh sleep, so keep that in mind to avoid overspending unnecessarily.
Protect your bed
A mattress protector is a must-have to extend the life of your mattress. In part this is important because your mattress’ warrantee can be void if there are any stains on it. But more importantly, it’s a lot easier to wash a mattress protector than an actual mattress and considering the amount of dead skin cells we shed daily, easy cleaning in essential to sleep hygienically. Even a mattress like the Arman Plush, which is covered in antimicrobial fabric can benefit from the extra protection of a waterproof protector.
Ready to buy?
Buying a new mattress is a long-term investment and getting enough sleep is crucial for your general health. Find the right mattress for a better night’s sleep today.