Mattresses were created to give you the comfort and support you need in order to relax and get that much needed rest. If you just learned that your mattress is older than you are, you could be asking when you should purchase a new bed. Mattresses need to be evaluated at least every 7 years, to ensure that it is still providing you with comfort and support like it should be. Research has shown that those who own a newer bed, will often sleep better, have less back pain, and have less symptoms of stress. Below are various types of mattresses that you can look into purchasing.
This is a bed that uses a steel coil support system. There are different types of coil systems like wrapped pocket coils. The spring sizes, shapes, coil number and more can actually vary. The innerspring is covered by padding then your cover. The idea is that the more coils you have, the more points of support,and the better it can contour and support you while you sleep.
A foam mattress may use just one type of multiple types of foam as a support system. The foam could be made from polyurethane, latex or memory foam which could contain gels or other comfort materials. The foam can be set to use different densities and shapes that will offer you a different level of comfort, heat dissipation and feel.
Pillow Top Mattresses
A pillow top mattress can provide additional support to a mattress. It has an additional layer of either foam or upholstery sewn on top of the mattress. This layer can be made from various materials, but it is mostly made from foam or a fiber type material.