This is very important to know, because switching from a spring mattress to a memory foam mattress, for example, may well be appropriate. This is because memory foam very accurately follows the contours of your body and also stays that way. Spring mattresses also closely follow the contours of the body, but always provide some counter pressure (to be able to feel this well, you should try a mattress in one of our stores).
Do you want a complete bed or just a new mattress?
Many people are in doubt about this. Are the bed frame and bottom box still good enough that you can choose only a new mattress, so it will be cheaper than a complete bed?
Do you want a complete bed? Then you have the choice between a box spring and a bedstead. The idea of a box spring is that you have a complete bed for one price and are ready to go at the same time. All our box springs consist of an under box, a mattress, and a top mattress. The other big advantage of a box spring compared to a bedstead is, of course, the high level.
What do all the technical details often mean on the label of a mattress?
To explain this, we distinguish between two types of mattresses: spring mattresses and foam mattresses.
Jumping mattresses: The most important thing with this mattress is the number of springs; a mattress with 500 springs / m2 will namely form better to the body, last longer and above all provide more comfort than a mattress with 250 springs / m2.
Make your best with a suitable pillow.
If you finally have a choice for a good mattress or bed, it is important to choose a suitable cushion. This is often underestimated, but a good pillow is just as important as a good mattress! If the pillow does not suit you well, the mattress will never lie well. The purpose of a pillow is that it fills the space between your head / neck and the mattress so that you are nicely straight.
As far as the choice for a pillow is concerned, this is the starting point:
Are you a
- Side sleeper: High cushion
- Medium / low cushion
- Tummy sleeper: Low cushion
Another factor to consider is that if the mattress is firm, you will need a slightly higher cushion with a soft mattress.
Furthermore, there are many tips more, but this is the most important one:
Come and visit the mattress Gilbert AZstore to try everything! There is a beautiful mattress studio where you can try out all mattresses, box springs, and pillows. Ask your colleagues the questions you still have, and you will get all the help you need.