Replacing your mattress can be exhausting. Assessing the stores and websites, debating between foam and springs, and determining how much to invest may leave you feeling like you need a nap. Instead, skip the strain and follow these guidelines from Lexie Sachs, Senior Textile Analyst in the Good Housekeeping Institute, which can help you navigate the world of mattresses.
Where to Shop for a Mattress
Laying down in the store is not the only way to go anymore. New mattress-in-a-box businesses have won over thousands of clients with convenient shipping and free trial periods. Here is what you need to know about the two.
Shop from the store
Proceed the standard route if you wish to select from a greater number and
At a mattress shop, you should never pay the full price. Always shop the earnings, and do not be afraid to negotiate with the salesperson.
This newer route provides a great choice for those who despise shopping for mattresses since there aren’t any options to compare and no salesmen to deal with. These mattresses arrive in a box at your doorstep within a couple of days and include’s free shipping and a money back guarantee so there is minimal risk. The downsides are that you generally have to adjust it up yourself and deal with getting rid of your old mattress. Online, the price is final,
The Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online
The name Casper is synonymous with “mattress-in-a-box.” Its four foam layers range from soft to firm to offer comfort and support, which our testers loved (especially the under-40 crowd).
Tuft & Needle $575
Tuft & Needle was priced lowest among its competitors, but still stands out as a top mattress on Amazon. This simple model has two layers of foam: a firm, support layer on the bottom and a cushy, cooling layer on top. Our panel particularly liked the friendly customer service.
Unsure if you need a soft or firm option? This foam style gives you both: Just flip the mattress to change the support level. It has copper built-in to help keep you cool and avoid the overheating that is typically associated with memory foam.
Fill out a survey about your sleep habits, and Helix builds a “custom” mattress for you with layers of foam, latex, and microcoils. They can even personalize each side, so you and your sleeping partner don’t have to fight about which mattress to get.