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Buy the Right Mattress for Single Beds for Maximum Comfort

An Important Investment for Your Health and Well-Being

Copyright © Sachin; all Rights Reserved; Posted Aug 20, 2012


Mattress manufacturing process; photo courtesy USDA

After a hectic day schedule everyone needs to have a good night’s sleep. A good sleep is essential to prepare the body for another day’s routine.

There are various health factors that play important roles in the sleeping process, but comfortable bedding is what matters the most. As a matter of fact, sleeping on a hard or uncomfortable mattress can adversely affect your body even more, rather than giving it a rest.

A foam mattress, however, is considered to be the best choice, as it provides required amount of comfort and support to the back.

One problem is that not many people know the basics of selecting a perfect mattress for them as individuals. There are various brands, selling mattresses of all shapes and sizes at offline as well as online stores.

This can create a lot of confusion if you want to buy a perfect single mattress for your bed. In this article, we will provide you with some helpful tips that will help you buy a mattress without any hassle or confusion.

The bottom line is that we are all different and have different comfort requirements. This can be an issue when a couple buys a new bed and must compromise. Both are somewhat happy but neither is 100% happy. This concept spawned innovations such as the Sleep Number® bed.

Tips for Buying the Right Mattress

  • Buy a Mattress With a Trial Period.

    Make sure the brand of mattress you choose to buy has a policy to give you a 30 day trial period.

    Why? Because you need at least 20-30 days to determine whether it is the right model for you or not. Sitting on a mattress to test it for comfort in a showroom is completely different than sleeping on it for an extended period of time.

    As a matter of fact, you will need a certain number of days/nights to get accustomed to sleeping on it and only then will you be able to judge the comfort and firmness of the mattress.

  • Ask for Extra Mattress Padding if Needed.

    Many people prefer to get extra padding in their mattress for extra comfort. However, some good quality, expensive mattresses already have a built-in padding system.

    If you have chosen to buy one of the non-padded mattresses then you can ask your dealer to provide you with extra mattress padding.

  • Look For Comfort And Firmness.

    Comfort and firmness are a couple of the most important qualities that you should not overlook while purchasing a new mattress.

    It should enough firm to provide support for your body, and comfortable at the same time to help you get sound sleep. Thus, make sure that the mattress you have chosen has a balance of both the features.

  • An Online Store may be able to Save You Money.

    It is sometimes advisable to buy a single mattress from an online store, that also has an offline branch.

    You can visit the offline store and pick a mattress by conducting a couple of comfort tests. Next, log onto their website and order the same product to save your money. Since online stores usually offer great discounts and deals you might find a huge difference in the prices of the products available in both the stores functioning under same brand.

    This is because there are no overhead expenses involved like electricity bills, salesman commissions, staff salaries etc. You can easily buy single mattresses from their online store by making payment online.

Do you have any mattress purchasing experiences (vendor pro or con) or manufacturer/model suggestions? Share with other readers in the comment section below.

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