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Put your hand up if you have bought a generic bed that sagged or deteriorated within the space of a few years. If you’re someone who feels ‘once bitten and twice-shy’ about buying a new mattress, at Beds R Us we hear your concerns. What is the best mattress to buy for the purpose of longevity?

Equipped with a pocket spring system, your mattress will stay in shape for longer. With lower quality mattresses (especially those with many foam layers and non-heat tempered or quality made springs), unwelcome compression can often become a problem, ie. sagging.

This should be differentiated from ‘mattress dipping’. Like ‘wearing in’ a pair of shoes, a small concave impression is expected in most beds. As our bodies change over time, mattresses can become uncomfortable – because our needs change. This doesn’t mean the bed is faulty.

So, what’s the Sleepyhead difference in providing a durable mattress?

The reasons may be a little technical, but they’re well worth the read:

1Specialised support+

Sleepyhead takes ‘dipping’ into consideration when deciding what technology to use in each layer of every mattress they design. As mentioned above, these are the indentations you’ll likely notice in a mattress after continued use.

A perfect example of tailored technology is Sleepyhead’s 5-zone support system. Individually wrapped coils assist with evenly distributing the sleeper’s body weight across at least five zones across the length of the mattress. This helps to mitigate sagging of your bed – especially in terms of the effect being concentrated and pronounced (to the detriment of your comfort and quality of sleep).

If you’re after specialised support, you can ask your Beds R Us customer service representative which mattress would be best for you.

2Improved airflow+

The more springs are in your mattress; the more airflow it will have. By replacing foam comfort layers with springs, airflow and durability are vastly improved. This keeps it much cooler and fresher overall. At Beds R Us, we believe in the power of pocket springs so much that some of the mattresses in our Sleepyhead range feature dual pocket spring layers, called re:coil:

If you’re focused on sleeping fresher, you can find out more at your local Beds R Us store.

3Dynamic design+

Sleepyhead’s most dynamic product to date might just be the Swisstek CS (Comfort System). This series offers advanced dual-layer pocket spring construction. The second layer of pocket springs affords a rigorous degree of support.

Most importantly, the range presents the world’s first ‘transitional comfort system’. This allows perfect harmony between spring support and comfort layers, for a more comfortable bed overall. The extra layer of mini pocket coils (re:coil) between the support layers and the foam layers is a comfort spring! The tension is adjusted depending on what feel you want (firm, medium or plush) no longer relying on foams and fabrics for getting the feel of the mattress just right.  The Swisstek SCS bed also accommodates the modern consumer’s typical body-type (which has become significantly larger and/or heavier than in earlier generations).

You can try out a Swisstek CS mattress for yourself, in-store at your nearest Beds R Us retailer.

Freedom from partner disturbance

At Beds R Us, we realise that rolling into your partner while you sleep ‘does not make a happy relationship’. That’s why we recommend the Sleepyhead pocket spring collection. It offers the perfect balance of comfort and support. The technology features springs that only move when you move. That means you get to enjoy less partner disturbance. Otherwise put, fewer grumbles in the middle of the night!

Independent heat-tempered springs housed in their own individual pockets reduce motion transference. This results in a higher quality of sleep. If you sleep with another person in your bed, continuous coil mattresses may result in a bouncy feeling. The experience can be highly irritating! Individual springs are the answer and isolating them from each other with a fabric pocket is the simplest way to keep them apart.

Extra Considerations

Mattresses for adjustable bases

Some pocket spring mattresses can be used on an adjustable base. This is because the springs operate independently of each other.

Looking to pair your mattress with adjustable bed frames? The following pocket spring mattresses from Sleepyhead (and SleepMaker) are suitable for use with an adjustable base (such as the Mi Life series).

Warranty and care

Most Sleepyhead mattresses are covered by a ten-year warranty against defects. Of course, that includes all pocket spring mattresses in the range.

You’ll also need to consider the right mattress care. This is to obtain the best possible performance of your bed, for far longer.

You’ll want to access the product registration after buying your new mattress. Additionally, make sure you check out this advice on caring for your new bed to get the most out of your purchase.



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