MATTRESS BUYING GUIDE

A Guide to buying a mattress. The right mattress combined with a suitable divan base or bedstead can quite often mean the difference between a good nights sleep or back pain . A good quality mattress allows for a fuller and more relaxing sleep which will give you better support. It is our hope that this guide will help you and allow you to make an informed decission. This will allow you to select the suitable mattress for you.

Which Mattress Suits You?

The basic properties of a mattress is a type of mattress different. If you know the basic characteristics for each type of mattress, you can easily pick a mattress that suits you. For example, a latex mattress will keep you the warmest while pocket spring mattress will keep you the coolest.

Comfort, quality, thermal insulation and moisture permeability are typically regarded as the the most important characteristics mattress. But stability, strength and durability are things that a good mattress will offer.

Different Types Of Mattress

There are eight different types of mattresses. The following summary, these types listed with the corresponding typical mattress features:

Polyether Cold foam Memory foam Innerspring
Weak ventilation Good ventilation Fair to good ventilation Good to very good ventilation
Moderate to reasonable compliance Good compliance Excellent Compliance Moderate compliance
Reasonable moisture management Good moisture management Good moisture management Very good moisture management

Pocket spring Latex Air Water
Good ventilation Reasonable ventilation Reasonable ventilation Excessive ventilation
Good compliance Good compliance Good Compliance Good compliance
Good moisture management Poor moisture management Reasonable moisture management Excessive moisture management

The mattresses that are displayed follow the size guidelines documented below:

Mattress Description Mattress Size (Imperial) Mattress Size (cm)
Small Single 2’6″ x 6’3″ 75 x 190 cm
Single 3 x 6’3″ 90 x 190 cm
Small Double 4′ x 6’3″ 120 x 190 cm
Double 4’6″ x 6’3″ 135 x 190 cm
Kingsize 5′ x 6’6″ 150 x 200 cm
Superking 6′ x 6’6″ 180 x 200 cm