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The Best Mattresses of 2019

Cyber Week 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…

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy
Summary
Favorite Feature
Firmness
Type
Trial Period
Warranty
Top Pick

Casper

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for the widest range of sleepers

Summary

4 layers of open cell foam will let heat escape to keep you cool

Favorite Feature

Zoned support for spinal alignment

Firmness

Medium firm

Type

10-inch memory foam mattress

Trial Period

100 nights

Warranty

10-year limited warranty

Best Value

Nectar

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for someone on a budget

Summary

Great trial period, great warranty, and a great price point

Favorite Feature

Excellent pressure relief

Firmness

Medium firm

Type

Gel Foam

Trial Period

365 nights

Warranty

Lifetime warranty

Best for Side Sleepers

Puffy

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for side sleepers of an average weight

Summary

2 layers designed to relieve pressure on key body parts

Favorite Feature

Zip-off cover for easy cleaning

Firmness

Medium firm

Type

Memory foam

Trial Period

101 Nights

Warranty

Lifetime warranty

Best Cooling

GhostBed

Customer Rating
Reason to Buy

Best for those who sleep hot

Summary

A latex foam mattress for the masses

Favorite Feature

Responsiveness of latex with the contouring of memory foam

Firmness

Medium Firm

Type

Latex & Gel Memory Foam

Trial Period

101 nights

Warranty

20-year limited warranty

Best Rating

Leesa

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

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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