We spend a third of our lives in bed, so it stands to reason that a good mattress is just as important in our lives as a comfortable house, a high quality and nutritious diet, or a reliable car. In this article, the home furnishings experts in Northern New Jersey at Fireside Furniture are going to look at the process of purchasing a mattress–specifically what to look for when you’re seeking out mattresses, why you might want to choose one over another, and some tips on buying one. Read on!
What To Look For In A Mattress
Of all the pieces of furniture in your home, you’re bound to spend more time on your bed, which is why you should ensure you have a comfortable mattress. Selecting the right mattress might seem like a daunting task, but the experts at Fireside Furniture are here to help.
To purchase the right mattress, you should focus on comfort. Ensure you have determined the comfort level you want, because purchasing an expensive mattress doesn’t necessarily mean that your sleeping experience will improve. The main factors to consider include the materials present in the mattress, the firmness, and the size. You also need to consider the ability of a mattress to remain cool or retain heat throughout the night, as some people are “hot” sleepers.
Why You May Want To Choose One Mattress Over Another
There are quite a few different types of mattresses, including foam, innerspring, and adjustable. You should choose a particular type of manufacturing depending on different factors in your sleeping habits, especially if you sleep with another person in your bed.
For instance, if you want a bed with a bouncy feel, you should opt for the traditional innerspring mattresses. The coils that have been interconnected in such a mattress are durable, but sometimes there is ripple effect, so when one of the people on the bed moves, the other might feel it. A memory foam mattress will come in handy for people who want a firmer base, considering it has fewer, or no, springs. Also, it has better pressure relief. If you want to determine the quality of the mattress, ensure you have checked the thickness and density of the foam. By doing so, you can determine how far into it you will sink.
As mentioned above, you also might find that a cooling mattress is more important than anything else, because some people find it difficult to fall asleep if they are too warm.
Tips for Buying A Mattress
We recommend buying a mattress from us, of course, but no matter what, we recommend looking at a local furniture store before purchasing. It’s always important to test the mattress, if possible. Going through reviews from previous customers is also important. The reviews will make your work easier, and you’ll make the best choice during the purchase process. The main advantage is that you’ll get a feel and a better sense of what you’re buying.
Remember that “firmer” doesn’t necessarily mean “better,” and “softer” doesn’t either. If you don’t experience any pain or pressure, it means the mattress is of good quality, and you’ll get value for your money.
We hope you’ve taken some good points about mattresses, and when you’re ready to make a purchase, head on down to Fireside Furniture showroom at 695 Route 23 S. in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. We’re open every weekday from 10 in the morning to 9 at night, and on the weekends!