Give your mattress a little boost with the right topper
Your mattress provides support and comfort while you sleep and your bed is the star of the bedroom. There is another important element in a well-made bed, however, one that generally does not receive much attention and goes invisible. This accessory is a topper layer. Although not absolutely necessary, a mattress pad can help keep you comfortable, regulate your body temperature and provide extra support overnight.
A well-chosen mattress can even give you an extra year or two before you need to replace a mattress that is beyond its original. Here are some things to consider when buying a topper mattress.
Do not confuse sponges with pillowcases or mattress protectors
A mattress, as the name implies, sits on top of your regular mattress to add extra pillows. A protective layer is a thin, protective cover – often waterproof – that prevents liquids, oils, allergens, and dust mites from penetrating the layer. And although the term mattress is often used interchangeably with pillow mattress, the two are actually slightly different products. Although most mattress pads offer a bit of a cushion, they are generally thinner than the standard mattress pad. Many mattress pads combine the function of mattress and protective mattress protecting the mattress from stains, liquids, allergens, and dust mites.
Your best plan is to use a mattress and a prostate mattress. Place the mattress protector over the cover to hold it in place and protect it from body fluids and dust mites. Just be sure to choose a mattress protector deep enough to fit the combined height of the mattress and the mattress layer.
What are the benefits of using a Topper mattress?
As the mattresses grow, they may lose their support for absorption. A mattress layer will not restore your mattress in its glory days, but it can significantly increase your comfort, allowing you extra time before you need to buy a new mattress. Be aware, however, that a topper will not help a mattress with a saggy middle.
Alternatively, if your new mattress is more or less hard for your tastes, a soft mattress will act as a cushion. In addition, layers of foam or latex layer relieve pressure on your joints, providing sweet relief to people with arthritis or other painful skeletal conditions.
What are the different types of Toppers?
Visit the nearest bathroom & bedding store and you will probably find an entire mattress corridor. Choosing the best one for your needs can be confusing and as toppers can be quite expensive, you do not want to go home just to find out that you have wasted your money on a sleep deprivation product instead of boosting it. . The most common mattress layer materials are:
- Memory foam
- Polyester blends
Latex: Natural latex is made from a liquid found in the rubber tree. There are many synthetic latex toppers on the market as well, so if green living is important to you, make sure your latex topper is labeled natural.
- Antimicrobial and non-allergenic, unless you are allergic to latex
- Strong but sturdy, usually more stable than memory foam
- Good support for arthritic or painful joints
- Natural latex is very durable
- Latex does not transmit motion, ie if your partner flies and turns at night, you will not be bothered
- Natural latex is expensive
- You may notice a smell of rubber, at least initially
- Latex can be hot
- Some people find latex very stable
- Latex can have an “inflated” feeling that some people do not like
- Some people have latex allergies
Memory foam: Memory foam is polyurethane with chemically enhanced density. These very popular mattress toppers come in a wide range of thickness and density and provide excellent damper and support.
- Soft and comfortable
- Reduces pressure on arthritic or painful joints
- It offers great comfort in an aged, hard or unsupported mattress
- Reduces movement from the blow, the bed mattress
- t may be hot
- It can be difficult to turn or move around in bed
- Smell, especially when the topper is new
Polyester blends: This is the least expensive mattress layer and the least supportive. Polyester blends, often called fiberfill, are a good substitute for those who like feathers but have allergies.
- There is no smell
- Provides some softness
- Not much support or pillows
- It may be hot
- It can become amorphous over time
- They tend to be compressed with the use
Feathers: These feathers, often called feathers, are similar to a quilt stuffed with feathers. They are luxuriously soft but do not provide any support. Some people are allergic to feathers. be sure you are not one of them before buying a feather topper.
- Very gentle
- Less expensive than memory foam or latex
- It does not retain heat
- It does not prevent turning or moving in bed
- The wing shafts can pass through the fabric
- It can be noisy and crinkly
- The feathers tend to compress over time, requiring periodic agitation
- Some people are allergic to feathers
Wool: Of course black wool pillowcases are not always easy to find, but it is a comfortable solution if you want extra pillows that do not retain body heat.
- Soft and comfortable
- Cool in summer, warm in winter
- It does not impede movement in bed
- Very durable
- Natural antimicrobial and hypoallergenic for most people
- It can be difficult to find
- Mild odor when new
A good mattress is your number one requirement when it comes to sleeping comfortably. Add extra comfort to your mattress with a topper that offers the support you need and the softness you like. This is a small investment with great returns when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep.