September 2013

The basics of foam mattress construction

The simple fact about memory foam and latex mattresses is that they look incredibly simple to design, but, in reality, are very difficult to get right!  Some would say its a piece of cake! Anyone can stick a few layers of this and that together, but you need to fully understand the materials, benefits, drawbacks and science behind it to get it right.  

To assist you in working out the truth from the spin we’ve put together a wealth of information about the memory foam and latex construction methods and myths. There is a lot to watch out for, especially if you’re trawling around the shops looking for a mattress. If you’re pushed for time try our top 5 mattress construction tips.

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We explain exactly how foam mattresses are made

It’s fair to say out of all of the thousands of customers we’ve helped give mattress advice to that you either love or hate memory foam. Some people love the fact it holds you in one position all night all snug and warm. Others find this painful and excruciating when the inferno of heat builds up in summer months. With so many questions left unanswered on memory foam by retailers, we thought it may be helpful to give a quick guide of things you really need to be aware of and then a section of articles if you want to find out more.

Are you aware that the following issues are known with memory foam?

Did you know boxed rolled mattress can have a shorter lifespan?
Did you know boxed rolled mattress can have a shorter lifespan?
If you get warm during the night you may want to avoid foam
If you get warm during the night you may want to avoid foam

Foam mattress construction can be incredibly confusing with the variety of foams, densities and statistics to wade through. Our team are well versed in putting things into plain English to help you understand the differences so why not call them for a friendly chat on 0161 437 4419?  Alternatively, you can email to get in touch or Ask a Question, either way, we are happy to help!

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