After a hectic day at work, a comfortable bed is the closest one can get to experiencing heaven. Beds are without doubt one of the most important parts of human life today. A good night’s sleep is the key to how we perform at work and how energetic we feel.
Like in every product, even mattresses have a good number of varieties with each satisfying a particular need of a person. The differences between the mattresses are either in their manufacturing material, method and their features. Deciding the right mattress can be an arduous task and more often that not we tend to make the wrong choice while choosing a mattress. The next few lines of the article will highlight the features of the various types and how they can suit one’s needs and requirements.
Everyone is aware of the presence of spring inside mattresses and most people prefer mattresses of this type. As the name suggests spring mattresses have a specific arrangement of springs inside that provides the necessary structure and support. The variety in the spring arrangement and strength gives two different types of mattresses that are explained below.
Pocket Spring Mattress
Features and Pros:
These are a special design of mattress, which aims at providing greater comfort to a person sleeping. As the name suggests each spring in the mattress is wrapped inside a fabric pocket that gives the spring its individuality. This means that each spring is independent allowing the mattresses to become much more comfortable. Also these springs are less tension springs that easily allow the mattress to take the shape of the body which makes sleeping much more comfortable.
Pocket spring mattresses have the motion isolation feature that does not allow any movement to be passed to the other side of the bed, allowing your partner to sleep undisturbed by your movements. These mattresses can be made in varied firmness levels and is known for its longevity. Pocket spring mattresses are suggested by doctors as they eliminate pressure points in the neck, shoulder and head regions, thereby allowing for a comfortable and painless night’ sleep.
Features and Pros:
A very simple design that uses coil springs to provide effective support to the body. Though not as comfortable as pocket spring mattress the innerspring design aims at providing better support to the body. These are less prone to damage and can be handled roughly to an extent. Also there are several upholsteries placed on top of the tempered steel coils to make the mattress a bit more comfortable. These mattresses are inexpensive and offer adequate support as well as comfort.
These mattresses offer less body conformance and also allow for motion disturbance.
Memory Foam Mattresses
Features and Pros:
The Spring Mattresses are by far the most commonly purchased in the market, but there are a few who aren’t very comfortable in them and for such people the memory foam mattress place an effective role. For people who love a soft melting feeling when sleeping on their beds this memory foam mattress is the best choice. The memory foam which is the main material used in these beds respond based on your form of sleep thereby providing extreme comfort. The popularity of this bed is increasing with time as more and more people are looking for beds that reduce strain on the body.
The melting effect on the bed avoids the formation of pressure points which otherwise can cause body and neck pains. Memory foam that has visco elastic properties can be less or more firm depending on the thickness and density of the memory foam used. The basic advantages of using these mattresses are that they relieve pressure points and facilitate deeper undisturbed sleep and eliminate pain. These too have motion isolation feature, that allows for two people to remain undisturbed due to each other’s movements at night.
Features and Pros:
These mattresses are made of natural latex that is blended with synthetic latex. The major problem that people have with memory foam mattress is it’s softness. While some demand a soft bed, there are a few who aren’t very comfortable with a cushy or soft mattress. For people who are looking for a much sturdier yet comfortable one the latex mattress can be considered the best choice. This is because the latex used is known for its durability and support and can withstand strong pressure.
People who have a large body size can best choose this type of mattress because it helps them sleep with better support and also a lot of comfort. The excellent support provided to the back and the neck avoids any situation that can cause pain and discomfort while sleeping. Latex is highly breathable and will not overheat. It is also durable and a popular choice amongst those who like firmer beds.
Now that a walk through various mattress types is done, it is pertinent that personal needs and requirements are taken into consideration to make the best choice of mattress. In addition to this there are other factors that need to be given importance such as the quality of the mattress, the brand, longevity, size etc that play crucial role in helping decide a good mattress for one’s bed.
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