18 February 2019

7 Tips to Help You Pick the Right Mattress

A mattress is one of the most significant purchases you can make in the house. The mattress determines whether you will have a comfortable sleep at night or not. That said, many people find shopping for a mattress quite overwhelming. You however need not panic, all you need is an idea of what you need in a mattress. A little window-shopping and research are required in order to be able to make a more informed decision. Outlined below are a few tips and factors to consider when shopping for one. 

1. Budget
You, of course, need to budget well for the mattress. How much you can set aside for the mattress will determine the type and quality of mattress you can find. Since this is a long-term investment, you might want to set a reasonable budget for the same. 

2. Research
Dive into the market and start researching for available options, then start narrowing down these options. Narrow down based on the mattress size, type, and level of firmness. Think of the mattresses you have slept on, and your experiences, then use that as the basis for research. 

3. Check Online Reviews
Check to see what other people are saying about the various mattress brands and types. Be sure to check out reviews from trusted review websites, for example take a look at Ikea mattress reviews. Be wary of sites that review products they have received from the particular brands or suppliers. Websites and suppliers with lots of reviews can, however, be trusted, hence could be a reliable source. 

4. Store Selection
Look for stores and retailers that sell mattresses. These can be sleep specialty shops, department stores, furniture stores, and online retailers. The store should however provide you with as much information as possible about the mattress and offer several other perks as well. If still uncertain of where to start, you can ask friends and family for help identifying the best mattress store. 

5. Seek Professional Help
Shopping for a mattress alone can be overwhelming at times. Nonetheless, looking for someone knowledgeable on the same, such as salespersons can help you find the mattress of your dreams. Engage the salespersons and attendants and have them answer all the questions you have concerning a particular mattress. If the salespersons don’t seem knowledgeable on this, you can as well look for another store. 

6. Try the Mattresses First
Try all the mattresses you are interested in before making the final decision. Slip off your shoes and lie down on the mattress. Try your favorite sleep positions, and toss around to see if you will be comfortable on these. Have comfortable pants on when trying these mattresses. 

7. Get Comfortable
Take at least 15 minutes to test each mattress. You shouldn't rush when making a decision that will affect your quality of sleep for the next decade or so. The more time you spend testing a mattress, the better your choice will be.

Disclosure:  This is a contributed post.


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