Making decisions isn’t so bad when you’re caught up on all the facts and factors involved. Not having the right information makes decision making a lot harder. This is the typical problem faced by men who need to buy a new mattress. Most guys don’t know the difference between multiple types of mattresses and struggle to pick one to buy. Sure, you can visit a mattress store, test a few out, and speak with a sales rep to get a sense for what distinguishes one from another, but old-school shopping is probably not your thing in the age of digital. Besides, can you really trust a salesperson to tell you the truth?
You want to shop online, click to purchase and wait for the new mattress to ship. The problem is you want to know more before you buy. No worries; the following is a basic guide for what type of mattress to purchase for guys who don’t know much about the topic:
Chances are you don’t need anyone to tell you to buy something larger than a twin-sized mattress. But assuming you’re an average-sized man who wants to get healthy amounts of sleep every night, you’re going to need something bigger than a full-size mattress. While you might immediately jump to king-size options, men shouldn’t disregard queen-size mattresses when shopping for a new mattress. Queen-size mattresses are less wide than kings but will be priced less as a result. It’s worth noting a California king mattress is taller than a standard king but a standard king is slightly wider.
Natural memory foam
Organic latex mattresses are the all-around healthiest choice for consumers. The problem with natural foam has traditionally been a lower comfort rating compared to memory foam mattresses. Thanks to recent advances in organic mattress design, companies have successfully developed latex memory foam mattresses which surpass the comfortability of the competition. A quick visit to https://myessentia.ca/collections/mattresses reveals the variety of high-end latex memory foam mattresses available for purchase. It also indicates financing might be necessary for those who decide on this option.
Standard memory foam
Designed to provide optimal support for astronauts during takeoff and reentry, standard memory foam has held the top spot in the minds of most mattress shoppers thanks to near-nonstop marketing campaigns highlighting its spacefaring origins. There’s no denying the high comfort rating of memory foam, making it a safe choice for those who don’t feel like investing a lot of time shopping around. The mainstream status of standard memory foam also makes it ideal for those who don’t feel like investing a lot of money. The drawback to standard memory foam is the harsh chemicals used in the manufacturing process. Some of these chemicals have been linked to cancer.
The most time-tested and cost-effective mattresses remain traditional coil spring options. Men on a budget will be pleased with the price tags but will need to do their homework to ensure the option they choose is a comfortable one. What’s more, coil springs are notorious for harboring a number of unwelcome substances including mold, mildew, and even dust mite fecal matter. Over time this accumulated matter will diminish the quality of the mattress, requiring replacement. This relatively short life expectancy of a typical coil spring mattress will need to be factored into its price.
Now that you know a thing or two about what distinguishes one type of mattress from another, we hope you’re better prepared to buy one when the time comes. If you’re not getting very good sleep, that time is now.
This content is sponsored by Anne Davis.