Mistakes to Steer clear of When Purchasing a Mattress


When people decide to purchase a new mattress, they often undervalue the importance of their decision and end up with a product that not just leaves them dissatisfied, but potentially in discomfort for a number of years. When you consider that most people spend more time on their mattress than they do at work, it makes sense the mattress purchasing process should take time, even many time.


This short piece outlines the ten mistakes to steer clear of when purchasing a mattress. knowing these mistakes can help when scouting your next www.thebest-mattress.org purchase, whether or not it ends up being one of the models here at Natural Mattress, or a cookie-cutter innerspring mattress on sale at one of the national chains. Pay attention to these mistakes when shopping for the next mattress and chances are great that you will not just make a better-informed purchasing decision, but your general satisfaction level will be greater than someone who ignores these typical mistakes altogether.


  1. Not Knowing Your Sleep Type – We all sleep differently, and the odds are great that you sleep differently than your companion also. By letting your salesperson know what your individual sleep style is, he can better suggest a product that will keep both you and your companion happy. The most essential part is that weight difference usually requires different mattress firmness to feel comfy. The Dorsal mattress and Dynamic Slats systems recognize just how individualized your sleep style can be, and they can help offer different mattress cores in a mattress for people who share their mattress with a companion.


  1. Not Testing the Mattress… Properly – Too often in the retail world, we see people lean on the mattress with their hand, then lay down… on their back! Statistically, most people sleep on their side, so it is amazing to see so many people testing mattresses on their back. Regardless, you will not be one these sudden-back-sleepers in the showroom after reading this. Make sure to take a couple of minutes to test the mattress in the position you sleep in while in your mattress at home.


three. Not Learning More About the Mattress (detailed mattress materials, reviews, ratings, complaints, warranty) – Purchasing a mattress “blindly” is the top trigger of dissatisfaction among mattress owners. But too often consumers allow themselves for “bullied” into the product of the day without getting a second opinion from others. Checking detailed mattress materials, reviews, ratings and complaints is a great idea before shelling out your money – you would be surprised at what you will learn.

  1. Making Assumptions on Price and Comfort – Although the more you pay for a mattress, the greater the likelihood that you are getting better quality materials, it does not necessarily mean it will be a more-comfortable mattress for you. Some of the most expensive mattresses come with the highest dissatisfaction ratings among owners – memory foam and innerspring products alike. In many cases, price works along the same lines as expectations. That is to say, many consumers feel that if they pay more money for a mattress, they should get more comfort from a mattress. But spending a great deal has nothing to do with whether or not that product is correcting for you.