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Top 5 Things you should know before you buy a mattress

Zak Ben - Saturday, March 29, 2014

How to choose the right mattress ? Buy a quality mattress and that really hard time, accompanying our sleep for many years without problems, it can be an investment is not insignificant from an economic standpoint.
Before you decide what type of mattress to buy , you should carefully evaluate your needs and know the specifications of the product are better able to influence its price, in addition to the different  characteristics  of the  types  of mattress that can most commonly be found for sale.

Top 5 Things you should know before you buy a mattress

1) Price

It 'good to know how the final price of the product affect many materials used for upholstery and padding. Before asking if a mattress is truly hypoallergenic, it is advisable to inquire about the type and origin of the materials used, in order to avoid those components that you may be allergic to and so you can justify the price at which the item is sold .

2) Lining

One of the most important parts of the mattress is made ​​up of the lining , since it represents the element positioned closer to our body. Some mattresses sold as "hypoallergenic" may have a lining in polyester or other synthetic materials , which could be due to sweating during the night hours. And 'therefore advisable to make sure that the mattress cover is made ​​of a natural fabric like cotton. The choice could fall on a lining organic cotton  and breathable .

3) Double

The shape of your bed should not be underestimated in order to guide the choice of your mattress. For questions of space-saving, often the beds currently on sale are equipped with compartments located beneath the mattress , which allow for example to store the winter blankets during the warm season. This, however, hinders the circulation of air beneath the mattress and could lead to the formation of mold. The problem in a particular way the latex mattresses .

4) Sleep

Latex mattress or memory foam? The choice between the two different types of mattress could also be based on their behavior during the night . In the event that indeed there is a tendency to fidget frequently during sleep, latex mattress is able to ensure greater freedom of movement, while the memory foam mattress is considered more suitable for those who tend to remain motionless during rest, as in the mattress creates a comfortable space for the body on the basis of a same position maintained long.

5) Zone

There are mattresses to 3, 5 and 7 zones (in some cases even beyond). The areas of the mattress are designed to ensure greater support to the different parts of the body, with particular reference to the areas of the back and legs. E 'therefore possible, in the case of the areas, moving towards the mattress that gives more support depending on the parts of its body considered most problematic (for example, because of the pain)

6) Memory Foam

The memory foam mattress is designed to fit perfectly to the shape of the body. Not everyone is aware of the fact that it is shaped not so much by the weight of the body, as the heat emanating from it. That's why, if you opt to purchase a memory foam mattress, you should ensure that it is made ​​from breathable fabrics as much as possible. As can adapt to the shape of the body Memory foam mattress is considered to be of type orthopedic .

7) Lattice

The latex mattress is often considered as the best choice in case of allergy to mites dust, it is a type of mattress that does not allow the absorption of dust and mites that it can bring to the material it is achieved. On the contrary, it is not suitable for those, however, who suffer from latex allergy itself. The ' latex allergy is usually related to natural latex. In this case, you could opt for a LaTeX mattress covered with the top layer of the memory foam.

8) Stiffness

The different types of mattress (box spring, zones, latex, memory foam, etc.) may have different levels of stiffness. A more rigid mattress support is given to individuals by the greater weight and a higher stiffness could provide in this case a more prolonged life of the product over time. A mattress that is too soft may not provide the necessary support to the spine. There are mattresses of medium rigidity, variable depending on the materials of manufacture, which could represent a good compromise in some cases. The softer mattresses are considered suitable for children and the elderly, as well as people read more.

9) Adjustable Beds

And 'well, when you purchase your mattress, take advice on the most appropriate Adjustable to be combined with it.The adjustable Beds coupled between the mattress and in fact would not be at all obvious. In the case of mattresses thickness thinner, Adjustable Beds is more stressed and therefore should be more rigid. From the same point of view, it is also good to select a Adjustable from the stiffness adjustable , so you can adapt it to the mattress at its disposal that meet your needs. 

10) Bio-Magnetic Mattress

Beware of scams and to find business. The "Bio-Magnetic Mattress" actually does not exist . According to what criteria a mattress could be defined as "organic"? The Consumer Protection Centre informs us of how in fact the attribute "bio" can be used only for food and only when these meet the European requirements for organic farming, duly certified by an approved inspection body. This attribute can not therefore be applied to other categories of products (unless they do not have quality food).