Mattress questions to ask yourself when buying a new bed
Mattress questions to ask yourself if you think you may need a new bed should include the following.
When was the last time you replaced your mattress?
Something we all do is get out of bed in the morning and pull over the duvet, forgetting
our mattress until the next evening when we crawl under the duvet again, probably
exhausted from our days work and just grateful to go to bed!
The thing to remember is that our mattress is the most used piece of furniture we own.
In fact, if you sleep an average of eight hours a night, in one year you would spend approx
3000 hours on your mattress!
After ten years, that’s an astonishing 30,000 hours spent on the same bed!
Here are a few pointers that indicate it’s time to think about renewing your sleep area!
Questions to ask yourself when buying a new mattress.
1. Your mattress was purchased over five years ago. The average life span of a quality
mattress is between 5- 7 years.
2. You are waking up more tired than when you went to bed, you are not feeling refreshed
and invigorated. You have aches and pains when getting out of bed – you have definitely
waited too long!
3. The sofa is feeling a more comfortable option than your bed!
Are you feeling the springs or any bumps?
Of course we all move in our sleep and we have all seen the videos showing the
amount we actually do move in our nights sleep, however with a smooth comfortable
sleep surface your mattress should enable a good nights rest with
minimal tossing and turning.
4. Have a good look at your mattress. Does it look worn or uneven?
Is the mattress looking saggy, worn or frayed?, maybe its the time to start looking for a
The sumptuous layers compress over time. For optimal use, be sure to rotate your mattress
regularily to extend its life and renew the comfort. The majority have a no turn status and
therefore rotation is all thats needed.
Perhaps you inherited your mattress from a family member or friend, the chances are you
will need to replace it now.
5. We all take our sleeping surface for granted.
Although your bed is the most important piece of furniture in your house,
quite often it is the most ignored.
Pay attention to it, can you hear creaks and groans?
The condition of you mattress may come as a surprise, once you take a closer look at it!
One thing for sure is if you are waking up with pains that disperse over the course
of the day, or maybe you are not sleeping as well as you did perhaps a year ago,
it is probably time to change your bed.
If you are quick we still have our Trade-In promotion, allowing up to £100 off any double
or larger divan in store. This also includes free disposal of your old bed which is worth an
Next time we will explore types of beds that suit you.
Thank you for reading ‘questions to ask yourself when buying a new mattress’.
Many restful nights to you!