Have you been sleeping on the same mattress for more than 10 years? Do you have a lot of back pain? Well your mattress could be the culprit of your pain. You need to go shopping! Below are a few tips that might help you while shopping for a new mattress.
When you go mattress buying you need to find the mattress that best fits you and what you are comfortable on. Your comfort is what is most important. If you are comfortable you will relax and get a good night sleep but if you are not comfortable you will toss and turn all night long resulting in a hurting back in the morning.
First you must decide if you want a firm mattress meaning a mattress that will not give. A plush mattress is softer than firm mattress and is a great middle of the road mattress. A plush mattress can be very comfy but not to where you sink into the mattress. A pillow top mattress is one that you sink deep into. When you go to the store lay down on each type of mattress that they have to get an idea what it feels like. Make your choice after trying the mattress out. Once you have the mattress at home you need to take good care of it.
There are several ways to take care of your mattress so that you can have that mattress for years. First of all you need to put a protective pad on the mattress to keep it clean and free of stains. Putting a waterproof pad on your mattress can help protect it from children and pets. You should air out you mattress for a day or so once at least month to help odors from settling in. Never clean your mattress with anything but a vacuum cleaner unless you have to tackle a stain. Use mild soap and cold water on stains. Never walk, jump or fold your mattress, this will cause damage to the mattress as well as a possible injury to you.
Mattress buying can be fun yet very important to your body. Find the right mattress for you and take care of it so that you have it for many years to come. There is nothing more important after a hard day of life laying down in a comfortable bed and getting a good night sleep. Your body, mind and soul will thank you.
By Craig Thornburrow