Which Mattresses Receive The Best Feedback?
We’ve investigated and found that the mattress which typically receives the best feedback amongst mattress buyers is a memory-foam/latex mattress, with 80% of users reporting that they are satisfied with their mattress. Second are waterbed owners, 75% of waterbed owners are satisfied. Whereas the most popular bed is actually the most disliked mattress, with only 63% of innerspring mattress owners reporting to being satisfied.
Disturbing Dust Mites
One of the most disturbing facts about mattresses is that they’re all full of dust mites. This can be unappealing, particularly for allergy sufferers. The best way to minimise the number of dust mites is to use an allergen-resistant mattress and anti-allergy bedding. You should also aim to wash all bedding in hot water at least once a week.
Don’t Hide Valuables Under Your Mattress
Many of us will hide our valuables under our mattress for safekeeping. But it turns out that thieves are likely to check under your mattress before anywhere else. The number one place that home robbers look for hidden money and prized possessions is under your mattress. Therefore we would advise putting your valuables in a safe or in a bank.
A Messy Bed May Be Healthier
Although it may be part of your routine to make your bed when you first wake up in the morning. The idea is that when you make your bed and cover the mattress with the comforter, sweat and moisture is trapped within creating the ideal environment for dust mites. Leaving sheets exposed to the air and sunlight dries out the environment which can help kill of mites.
Life Expectancy of Mattresses
On average, mattress tend to have a life expectancy of 10 years. This can vary dependent on the type of mattress that you have. Memory Foam and Latex mattresses tend to have a better warranty as they are expected to last longer than other types of mattresses.