The Best Mattress of 2019

Fourth of July Sales Edition

There are a lot of mattress options these days and it can be overwhelming when trying to make a decision.  But not to worry, we tested countless options.  And the best…Drumroll please…

Leesa

Top Pick

“There are few ‘sure things’ in the world, but the Leesa comes very close to being a sure-fire hit for average sleepers who need a new mattress.” 

  • Core strength, pressure relief, cooling, bounce thanks to Leesa’s three-layer foam construction
  • Adapts to all sleep positions and most body types
  • Risk-free experience – Free shipping, 100 days trial, and 10-year warranty
Nerd Score
4.9 / 5
Firmness

Medium

Trial Period

100 Days

Warranty

10-year limited

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Honorable Mention

Mattresses are not always a one size fits all. Different people have different sleep preferences. Below are our top picks by category.

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy
Summary
Favorite Feature
Firmness
Type
Trial Period
Warranty
Best Value

Nectar

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for someone that wants a quality bed-in-a-box but is on a budget

Summary

Affordable quality mattress with excellent trial period

Favorite Feature

Combining a Tencel cover with gel technology throughout multiple layers offers cooling effect than traditional memory foam

Firmness

Medium firm

Type

Gel Memory foam

Trial Period

365 Days

Warranty

Limited lifetime warranty

Best Rating

The Leesa Hybrid (Sapira)

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for someone who wants the best of the best and is willing to pay a little extra for it

Summary

Luxury hybrid mattress great edge support and motion isolation

Favorite Feature

1,000+ individually wrapped pocket springs offer a unique conturing feel

Firmness

Medium Firm

Type

Hybrid: Pocket springs and foam

Trial Period

100 Days

Warranty

10-year limited warranty

Best Hybrid

DreamCloud

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for someone who wants to try a luxury mattress but needs reassurance with a great return policy

Summary

Luxury hybrid mattress with cradling technology and plush comfort

Favorite Feature

Massive 15-inch profile with 8 different layers, all with a different functions to help with sleep quality

Firmness

Medium Firm

Type

Hybrid: Memory foam + coils

Trial Period

365 Days

Warranty

Limited lifetime warranty

Affordable Luxury

Saatva

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for someone who likes the traditional mattress but doesn't like the price tag

Summary

Customizable luxury hybrid mattress

Favorite Feature

Built using a "coil on coil" construction, which is typically only offered in very high-end mattresses

Firmness

Available in plush, luxury firm, and firm

Type

Hybrid: coil on coil and memory foam with euro pillow-top

Trial Period

120 Days

Warranty

15-year limited warranty

Best Savings

Puffy

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for someone looking for a premium mattress at a discount

Summary

Versatile mattress that adapts to many sleep positions

Favorite Feature

Simple but effective 3 layer construction

Firmness

Medium firm

Type

Foam Combo

Trial Period

101 Days

Warranty

Limited lifetime warranty

How do we choose?

We take a lot of naps.  It’s tough work, but someone has to do it!  In all seriousness, we put these mattresses through the wringer.  We evaluate on a myriad of different factors including pressure relief, spine alignment, motion transfer, and cooling/airflow.

Not only is the mattress itself important, but so is the purchasing process.  We take into account the ease of ordering, how shipping is handled, the ease of setup, and overall customer service.

We set try to make the mattress buying experience simple, stress-free, and maybe even a little fun.

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FAQ

These are some of the most frequently asked questions in the world of mattresses:

Q. What is the best type of mattress?

A. Mattresses are not one size fits all.  There are a lot of factors to think about.  What position do you sleep in?  Do you sleep alone or with a partner? Are you generally hot or cold when you sleep? Do you like to sink or or prefer a firmer surface. The reality is, it’s going to come down to personal preference.  Luckily for you, there are TONs of options to choose from.

Q. How often should you replace your mattress?

A. There is another very subjective question.  It really depends on the type and brand of mattress that you have.  Like most goods, mattresses range in quality.  A high quality mattress should last upwards of 10 years before it starts breaking down and losing it’s structural integrity.  Unfortunately, there are many mattresess that only last a few years.  Generally speaking, it may be a good time to start thinking about a new bed every 5 or so years.

Q. Do I need a boxspring?

A.   Well, you need to put the mattress on something. But you have options.  Anything that is sturdy and offers support may work, even if that is the floor!  A platform bed is another popular option, especially if you like a lower height of the mattress surface.  If you don’t mind spending some extra cash and want some flexibility, check out an adjustable base.  These will allow you raise one or both sides of the mattress to help find a comfortable position, or to making watching TV easier(all though watching TV before bed is not recommended!).

Q. Should I clean my mattress?

A. Yes. This is a piece of furniture that you spend A LOT of time on.  So of course it’s a good idea to keep it clean.  The easy solution is to keep your sheets fresh.  It is recommended that you change sheets every week or so.  The mattress itself?  It may not be bad idea to give it a vacuum every now and then.  For more in-depth cleaning, refer to your manufacturer guide for best cleaning approaches.  Mattresses are made of a variety of different materials and require different methods of cleaning.  You can always consider a mattress protector too!

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