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What’s The Difference Between Natural Latex Mattresses and Memory Foam?

What’s The Difference Between Natural Latex Mattresses and Memory Foam?

Natural latex mattresses and memory foam are not created equal. Though both are considered “foam”, the two types of beds utilize different materials and yield different effects. In this article we will discuss what differentiates latex from memory foam so you can see which might be the better mattress option for your needs. Keep in …

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How Mattress Makers Are Keeping It Cool

Why Your Memory Foam Mattress Is Hot and How To Fix It

In the past few years, the best mattress brands have made much ado about keeping sleepers cool. Using a range of materials, fabrics and designs, the battle over who has the coolest mattress has become fiercely competitive, but just how do these technologies work, and why? Keep reading to learn about temperature, sleep, and the …

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How to Find The Best Mattress for Adjustable Beds

Best Mattress for Adjustable Beds

Adjustable beds are more popular than ever, and it’s easy to see why. From giving sleepers complete control over sleep positions to adding amenities like massage and more, electric adjustable bases bring a whole new dimension to sleep. But, choosing the right mattress isn’t always so easy and straightforward. In this guide, we’ll be looking …

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Best Mattress Types by Durability

Mattress Types by Durability

There are many things to consider when trying to find the best mattress, but a leading issue for many shoppers is the expected lifespan or durability of beds. Buying a mattress can be costly and time consuming, so coming up with a dud that falls flat in a year or two can be quite disappointing. …

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Do Consumers Want Fewer Options? Newer Mattress Startups Think So

Casper, Tuft & Needle, Leesa, and several other new mattress startup companies are aiming to change mattress shopping, and in the process each is following a one-bed-fits-all approach to their product lines. These new mattress startups believe something is wrong with the mattress industry, and that their models are the solution. But might this diagnosis be …

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Survey's In! See What Fellow BMR Readers Say About Beds

Survey’s In! See What Fellow BMR Readers Say About Beds

From time to time, we include reader polls on Best Mattress Reviews articles to see what you have to say, or how you feel about subjects. In addition to providing us information about what you want to read, these polls also provide interesting insight into shopping preferences and other trends. BMR’s Top Surveys: Results Curious …

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Buying a Latex Mattress vs Innerspring

Buying a Latex Mattress vs Innerspring Mattress

Innerspring mattresses are the most common type of bed, and for many people who have only used spring beds, considering a new material like latex can seem a bit daunting. Several differences exist both in the mattresses’ construction and materials that can affect the shopping process and purchase satisfaction. To help you navigate through the …

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What You Need to Know to Get the Best Memory Foam Mattress

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Memory Foam Mattress

Shoppers can easily be led astray by marketing claims and pushy salespeople, with no idea of what they need to know to get the best mattress for personal needs. Rather than actually listening to the customer, salespeople are often more concerned about their commission based on the highest price mattress they can push. This can …

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Memory Foam Mattress Reviews - Top Benefits & Concerns

Memory Foam Mattress Reviews – Top Benefits & Concerns

Reviews of mattresses are often one of the most difficult products to assess in general terms, because of the extreme differences within the product categories. When assessing mattress reviews, it can prove helpful to focus on just one mattress category at a time. In this overview, we’ll go over the basics of memory foam and …

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Consumer Reports' 2013 Mattress Guide Offers Tips on Getting Good Sleep For Under $1000

Best Mattress Under $1,000: Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

Consumer Reports, the largest product review publication, just announced their mattress ratings and buying guide for 2013. The free, online version of the guide includes an overview of the main mattress types, top-selling brands, and tips for buying a mattress. One interesting note is their tests found several mattresses below $1,000 that performed well, often …

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