What’s In the New Gel Memory Foam Mattresses?

A gel memory foam mattress is made from viscoelastic foam that is “infused with gel beads” to make this notoriously warm sleeping surface a bit cooler and more breathable. A mentioned in other articles on memory foam mattresses, the nature of viscoelastic foam may turn a “warm sleeper” off in […] Read more »

4-inch Memory Foam Mattress Topper

A 4-inch memory foam mattress topper can be used alone as a temporary mattress, or even a permanent one if you are light in weight and/or young in years. However, it is best used on top of a firm mattress, either an inner spring or one made of foam. This […] Read more »

3-inch Memory Foam Mattress Topper

A 3-inch memory foam mattress topper is a good solution for you if you like memory foam but can’t afford an entire new mattress made from the stuff… or you have never slept on this type of bed and want to get an idea of what it’s like. When placed […] Read more »

Adjustable Air Mattress — How to Find the Best Air Mattress

The adjustable air mattress is designed to give you control over firmness levels. With state-of-the-art sealed air chambers attached to a solid foundation, digital remote control inflators, and luxurious toppers, padding and fabrics, this mattress is very far removed from the cheap air beds we used to get for camping […] Read more »

Best Memory Foam Mattress — Getting Down to Core Issues

The best memory foam mattress has these features: High density rating ILD range of 12-16 Good Resiliency Foundation Core at least 4-5 inches thick Layered construction, with firmest (highest density) foam in the core, and less firm layers on top Density A high density foam will hold up under years […] Read more »

Best Crib Mattress and Crib Mattress Reviews

The best crib mattress has firm support and fits snugly into the crib so there are no gaps whatsoever. These are the two most important safety features. Firmness is necessary so your baby doesn’t sink into the mattress far enough to hinder breathing. Suffocation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome are […] Read more »

Latex Foam Mattress Topper — Best Topper For Your Money?

A latex foam mattress topper is probably number one on the list of “best mattress toppers”. Why is this? Because latex has qualities no other padding can provide. It is the most resilient, with the most “bounce-back” of any other material. Most people find this resiliency the most supportive surface […] Read more »

What Is the Best Mattress for Your Body Type and Condition?

We have already discussed what goes into making the best mattresses, but what happens if you have a health condition that makes choosing a mattress even more complicated? And what if you have one problem and your sleeping partner has something else entirely? What if you are very heavy or […] Read more »

The Sealy Latex Mattress — A Disappointing Turn of Events

Sealy used to make a good latex mattress back in the old days—like ten years ago. The Posturepedic Spring Free combined durability with comfort and the price wasn’t too bad either—three factors that make any mattress a winner. What did they replace it with? Well, it’s now called simply Sealy […] Read more »

The Sealy Memory Foam Mattress — How Good Is Optimum?

In early 2013, Tempurpedic Mattress Company bought Sealy, paying a cool $1 billion to buy assets and settle debts, hoping to end 20 years of general mismanagement by a string of private equity firms. As nearly everyone knows, the Tempurpedic name is synonymous with memory foam, or as it is […] Read more »

Adjustable Beds — Do They Make Sense for You?

Adjustable beds are essential for people with certain orthopedic, circulatory, pulmonary, spinal or other medical problems. But they are also quite helpful to people with milder conditions, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, allergies, and back pain. Being able to elevate or lower areas of the bed with a handheld remote control […] Read more »

How to Choose the Best Latex Mattress

How do you find the best latex mattress? Is there such a thing, or is it once again a matter of personal comfort and preference? It’s really both. While the best latex mattress for you might be different than for your friend or relative because of firmness and comfort preferences, […] Read more »

How to Choose the Best Memory Foam Mattress

The best memory foam mattress is one that makes you feel wonderful after a full night’s sleep — and won’t keep you up at night worrying about the expense. The first step in choosing the best memory foam mattress for your needs is to fully acquaint yourself with what such […] Read more »

What the Best Latex Mattress Can Do For You

If you are looking for the best latex mattress, you will have quite a job on your hands, as there are some very good ones out there. But there are also some disappointments, so be prepared to test any latex mattress with diligence. Before you begin your search, you need […] Read more »