How To Choose A Bed Mattress-gamelink

Choosing a bed mattress doesn’t have to be a .plicated matter. You just have to think of the basics. In a nutshell, a well made mattress is designed to help you sleep. The best way to sleep is to replicate the way the spine is shaped when you are standing, because this provides the most support and the least strain on your back. If you look at yourself sideways in a mirror when standing, you will notice a slight ‘S’ shape in your spine. This is how you should sleep (either as a back sleeper or a side sleeper). If you take away all the fancy marketing gimmicks that many .panies use (which of course you pay for), it all boils down to this simple premise: support your spine in its natural curvature and you will wake up feeling refreshed. How do I know which mattress is right for me? Ultimately, the best way to discern which mattress is right for you is to visit a specialist bed and mattress store and discuss your requirements with a mattress consultant. Of course there are a few things you can do to help them help you. Simply by answering these simple questions, you can provide them invaluable information in finding the best mattress for you. 1.What is it about your current mattress you like/dislike? 2.Have you slept on any mattresses you loved while away from your own mattress? What did they feel like? 3.Do you have problems sleeping? If so, what causes this? For example your partner tossing, the mattress is lumpy etc. 4.Do you have diagnosed back problems and if so, what are they? 5.Has your Physiotherapist, Chiropractor or Doctor made a suggestion about what sort of mattress you need? If not, you may want to discuss it with them if you are concerned. You might also want to bring your favourite pillow into the store to try a new mattress. This way it will feel more like home. And don’t feel embarrassed to do so. In fact, many people in search of just the right mattress are known to lie on store mattresses for long periods of time with their own pillow…some even catching a few zzz’s! Should I get a hard or a soft mattress? Some people think a really hard mattress is good for your spine, but in actual fact this is not really the case. As your spine should be supported in its natural curvature, really hard and really soft mattresses are probably not ideal because they interfere with this natural curvature. Personal preference also plays a part in what is right for you. If you think about it, many people in many parts of the world sleep on the ground or on piles of hay and matting and their backs are just fine, so it does .e down to what you are used to as well. Ultimately, your body shape and weight will impact on the right sort of mattress for you, so trying 3 or so mattresses in a specialist bed and mattress store will allow you to get a good idea of what is best. Try to avoid trying too many mattresses because you will get confused. Allow the bedding and mattress consultant to assist you in selecting some alternatives to try. You don’t need to try every mattress in store if you can answer the few simple questions they should ask. I have allergies, what mattress should I buy? Some people have a heightened susceptibility to allergens. Obviously there’s no guarantee you won’t be affected by the materials used in any mattress but here are some tips that can help reduce the likelihood: 1. Always use 100% cotton mattress and pillow protectors which you should be able to purchase at any specialist bedding and mattress store. You should wash your protectors weekly and dry in the direct sunlight to kill any dust mites and their eggs. 2. Always air your mattress away from direct sunlight with no bed clothes and vacuum using a vacuum head reserved specifically for your mattress. 3. Discuss your concerns with a bedding and mattress specialist consultant. Many can make mattresses with 100% natural fabrics and 100% natural latex. Some can also make mattresses with minimal foams or specially treated foams. My mattress is pretty new, but I can see a body impression where I sleep. Is this normal? These days you may have noticed in mattress showrooms that most mattresses are made with a ‘puffy’, ‘plump’, ‘quilted’ effect. This is simply there to make the mattresses ‘look good’ in the showroom. The quilting is usually Dacron and over time this Dacron may flatten down leaving a slight body impression. This is normal and should not affect the performance of the mattress as it is the underlying foams and spring systems where the real work is being done. You should not be able to feel this when lying on your mattress and the impression should be only a few millimetres. Of course if you are at all concerned or feel any dis.fort, you should contact the bedding and mattress specialist you bought it from, who should subsequently arrange a warranty inspection. What sort of base should I .pliment my mattress with? Most mattresses work on most bases, but there are a number of exceptions and things to watch out for. Discuss these with your bedding and mattress specialist so they can ensure you select the right mattress for your base. Posture slat bases, which are upward curved, flexible slats, typically found on European bases as well as many bases from IKEA are generally not suited for pocket spring mattresses. This is because the curved nature of the slat will unevenly move the individual springs and as such they will not work as they are designed to. Latex mattresses are the best mattresses for posture slats as are Bonnell Spring bases. Home- made bases are great if you’re a handy man, but you may void your warranty if your base does not have enough slats or you use a non breathable solid material. Slats should ideally be 5cm apart. Slat bases need to have slate evenly spaced, about 5cm apart. Do not use a slat base with slats missing. You should also consider using a ‘slat mate’ on a slat base which can be purchased from major department stores. Alternatively, you could use fresh clean un-waxed cardboard (such as flattened boxes from the supermarket) to provide a better surface area for you mattress. Old ensemble bases are usually fine for a new mattress. Firstly make sure you have the right size, then check to make sure the base is stable with an even surface area and legs or castors that are not broken. Bases are relatively cheap, so if in doubt it might be worth investing a few hundred dollars in a new base to go with your mattress too. 相关的主题文章: