Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Do I Need to Replace My 25 Year Old Sealy Posturepedic mattress.

Carol writes:

Hi Pete,
I'm glad I found your blog before I ran out and bought a new mattress.
After reading some of your posts, I'm not sure if I need to replace it with a new mattress or just one of your latex toppers for more comfort.
I have a Sealy Posturepedic mattress that is 25 years old. Does Sealy even make this same mattress anymore?
There's nothing wrong with it. It still has its original shape, but just a bit too firm, now that I'm 25 years older.
The cover on the bottom of the boxspring is torn, so maybe I need to replace it.
Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated.
Carol


Hi Carol,
It's very likely that your current 25 year old Sealy Posturepedic mattress does not need to be replaced at this time.
Adding an EverEden all natural 2" Soft Talalay Latex Topper will breathe new life and comfort into the mattress you have, which then, is likely to last another decade or more.
The latex topper is all natural, extremely comfortable, equally resilient, and it sleeps cool.
Shown here:
https://themattressexpert.com/talalay-dunlop-latextoppers/

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You can get a new muslin fabric to cover the underside of your boxspring at any fabric store....then just remove the old one and staple the new one in place.

We also recommend a waterproof mattress protector. The one we carry from Danican comes with a generous fit...won't shrink when washed repeatedly in hot water.
It's made of all natural materials...cotton infused with silver. The silver is what keeps it cool.
Shown here:
https://themattressexpert.com/mattress-protectors/

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When it does come time for a new mattress, the one that we find to be the best is from a company called Natura.
This is a pocketed coil construction and the upholstery is natural Talalay Latex...NO Memory foam.
Shown here:
https://themattressexpert.com/natura-greenspring-pocketed-coil-mattresses/

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Greenspring Liberty Plush Euro Top. Experience deeper, more restorative sleep with the Liberty Plush Euro Mattress. Lush helpings of natural ingredients come together ...
Then, there's the Sealy Posturepedic mattresses.
It is now called a Classic Posturepedic and the Level is A-3.
Here is a link to that mattress....but it's not, at all, the same quality as your two sided 25 year old model.
http://www.homemattresscenter.com/sealy-posturepedic-a3-mire-monte-plush
www.homemattresscenter.com
Sealy Posturepedic® Mattress - gotomattress.com ... Closest to your body, our covers are made with premium-quality fabric, with climate treatments designed to ...
Let me know if you have any further questions.



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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Simmons Beautyrest Black Desiree plush vs. luxury firm mattress.

Christina writes:

Hello Peter,
I read on a few posts that you seem to highly recommend the Simmons Beautyrest Black Desiree in Luxury Firm.  
That was the bed that I was going for initially but ended up with the Plush model instead (long story). 
The problem is that it is TOO plush and I feel like my hips sink too far in and I wake up with lower back pain.  
I know what to do to make a firm bed feel better (latex topper), but what can I do to make the too-soft bed more bearable?  
Can you also tell me what's the difference b/w the Plush and the Luxury Firm that makes the two feel so different? 
Thanks so much for your help.  
Christina,


Hi Christina,
There are a couple of differences between the plush and luxury firm.
The upholstery is softer and the half of the coils use a thinner gauge wire.

The rule of thumb to remember when choosing a mattress...especially when you are unsure as to which one to get, is to get the firmer one.
Like you said, it's easy to soften a too firm mattress with a latex topper.
This combination provides firm support for the spine and a soft sleeping surface for your muscles and pressure points.

To start with a too soft mattress and add a firm latex topper, is opposite of what your body needs.
To fix what you have, you would get the EverEden all natural 2" Soft Talalay Latex topper.
When it arrives, flip your mattress over and add the topper.
The underside of your mattress is much firmer.
This will, now, provide your body with the optimum support and surface comfort.
Here is a link to the latex toppers.
https://themattressexpert.com/talalay-dunlop-latextoppers/

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Ideally, you should exchange your mattress for the luxury firm model and add the latex topper to that.


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Friday, March 17, 2017

Simmons Beautyrest Black & Latex foam mattress topper.

Jeff writes:

Hi Pete, 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trying to find a mattress that would be best for large people on a tight budget.

Shane writes:

Hello Pete
My girlfriend and I are in the market for a new king bed. Right now, we are sharing a full size bed and every night is a struggle for territory. 
I am a big guy over 300 lbs. And my girlfriend is also decent sized about 200 lbs and 5'2". Because of my size I give off a lot of body heat, I mean I'm literally a walking furnace. 
We just bought a condo together last may so our budget for the new mattress is VERY limited probably around $500-$600. 
We are desperate for a new bed and waiting another year to save up money is not going to really work for us. 
So that brings me to my question for you what brand of mattress do you recommend we look at, while keeping all of our faults in mind, (heat,size, budget, ext).
mattress that will last a while for us so we are not in the same situation 3 years down the rd. Oh I forgot to mention I'm a stomach and side sleeper and my girlfriend is also. 
She tends to like firm and I like softer. And what's a better choice memory foam or a spring mattress. 
I'd like to thank you for taking the time to read my email and I look forward to hearing your professional opinion. 
Thank you again, Shane 


 
Hi Shane,
When you shop at stores, they talk about memory foam as if it were the best thing since sliced bread.
It isn't.
In fact, it is without equal, thee absolute worst product ever invented for this purpose.
You, very well, may be able to find a memory foam mattress in your price range. But, it would be a total waste of the little money you have.

Memory foam is a temperature sensitive material. It is the only upholstery material that is.
It softens as it warms from your body's heat....causing you to sink into it. And, it reflects your body heat back to you....causing you to sleep hotter than you already do.
The more you weigh, the further you'll sink.
This nightly business of warming and softening takes it toll on the resiliency of the memory foam.
It doesn't have much to begin with and loses the little it has within months of purchase.

Once it has lost its support and comfort, there would be little point in registering a complaint.
Once you get off of the mattress, the memory foam returns to its original shape...or close enough to it, that you will not prevail in a warranty claim.

The appropriate mattress for your size will also include a latex topper for long lasting surface comfort that sleeps cool.
And while those items are reasonably priced, by my standards, they are not in your price range. ($1799 total)

You will need to save for this.
In the meantime, go to Big Lots and get yourselves a Serta Perfect Sleeper.
Not what I would call a good bed, but the best you can get with the money you have to spend.



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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Simmons Beautyrest Mattresses at the LaQuinta HoteL.

Chris writes:

Hello Pete,
We have just stayed seven nights in two separate LaQuinta Hotels.  

The mattress was very comfortable.
The hotel advertising said that they were, "LaQuinta Simmons Beautyrest Mattresses."  
Can you confirm what Simmons Mattress that they are currently using?
Thank you, 
Chris
 
Hi Chris,
Most hotels, LaQuinta included, that use Simmons Beautyrest mattresses, use one from their Classic Series.
Some of the higher end hotels will use a mattress from Simmons" World Class Series...which has a much higher coil count.
When we recommend a Simmons Beautyrest to be used in a master bedroom, we recommend a World Class model.

When my wife and I road trip, we endeavor to stay at hotels that use Simmons Beautyrest mattresses, because they provide superior support and comfort.
But, what the hotels use, is not what you'd want to use at home. Here's why.
Hotels gear to making their guest comfortable. Their main focus in choosing a mattress is comfort and not durability.
Hotel rooms are filled on a rotating basis...and not filled every night. Even with this part-time use, the mattresses are replaced every few years.
Translated to every night home use, and you're looking at approx 2 years...depending on the sizes of the people using it.

If you look at reviews for Simmons Beautyrest, they're horrible. And the reason for this is the way they're sold.
Store salespeople, as well as the average consumer, will focus on comfort with little to no regard to durability.
It's an easy sale for the salespeople and the average consumer assumes that the quality is there. It isn't.
Most are sold in Plush or Plush Pillowtop...which, of course, is the most comfortable.
The "Plush" models use a very thin gauge wire, which doesn't hold up worth a damn...and the pillowtops, filled with memory foam, are the first thing to lose their shape.
All this begins happening right away...within months of taking delivery.

This problem with the plush and pillowtop models is so bad, that we have eliminated them from the Beautyrests we offer.
Over the past decade...since the use of memory foam has become so prevalent among the name brands, we have come up with a solution that works...and works well...providing both, comfort & durability.
The thing that makes a Beautyrest so comfortable, more than any other factor, is the individually pocketed coil system that contours to the body and maintains the spine's natural alignment.
So, we start with the Simmons Beautyrest World Class Santorini in Luxury Firm, which uses a much heavier gauge wire than the plush for better and longer lasting support.
Add to that, an EverEden all natural 2" Soft Talalay Latex Mattress Topper....which is, by far, superior to the memory foam filled pillowtops.
Latex is and has been thee best upholstery material for the last 100 years. (Best in comfort and durability).
Combined, this sleep system combination gives you what you want and lasts for many many years.
We've sold hundreds of them over the last 10 years...and with zero complaints to show for it.
Here are links to both products.
https://themattressexpert.com/our-brands/simmons/beautyrest-recharge-world-class/

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Fibromyalgia & Sealy Springfree River Crest Latex Mattress.

Jennifer writes:

Hi Pete,
My husband and I have been staying as guests in his mothers house for the past two weeks and I have NEVER slept this well in my entire life! 
Her Sealy Springfree River Crest latex mattress, is easily the best mattress I've ever slept on. 
I have fibromyalgia and sleep is both illusive and crucial- so any sleep is amazing but on this mattress I've been getting eight and nine hours a night. 
For me that's a miracle! Any help in finding an identical match would be amazing, as I know this mattress is no longer available. 
This one is probably 10 years old and is STILL fantastic! 
We've tried a few mattresses in the last few years because we need a new mattress desperately - and even tried memory foam (just awful) - with no luck. 
We had basically given up until now!
Thank you so very much for your help,
Jennifer


 
Hi Jennifer,
You've discovered the superior support and comfort of latex...thee best upholstery material for the last 100 years.
The one you slept on, was a combination of synthetic latex and topped with soft poly foam.
And while that combination isn't the best in the world of latex, it was still far better than anything else you tried.

Sealy is now owned by Tempurpedic. Even these latex mattresses have now been polluted with memory foam.

So, we turn to all natural latex. The EverEden 9" latex model...using a 6" medium Dunlop latex core, topped with 3" of soft Talalay Latex will provide you the quality sleep you're hoping for.
As good as that Sealy was, the quality of the latex in the EverEden mattress is better. In fact, it's the best...100% pure, all natural latex.
Here is a link to those mattresses:
https://themattressexpert.com/our-brands/all-natural-latex/evereden-latex-models/ 



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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Simmons Beautyrest Westbury Recharge Plush Hotel Mattress.

Lynn writes:

Hi Pete,
We recently stayed at an Opal Hotel in Florida and absolutely loved the bed.
It’s taken several weeks but someone was finally able to track down the mattress and now (after looking at your site) i’m wondering if this is a good choice.
I was told that it’s called the Simmons Beautyrest Westbury Recharge Plush, and that it would need to be made for me.
Can you tell me if this is a decent mattress, especially for long term? We don’t tend to replace them very often.
Thank you, Lynn

Hi Lynn,
It's a good thing you stopped to ask.
Simmons Beautyrests are among the most popular brands. The pocketed coil unit has always provided the most comfortable support.
With each coil moving independently from the next, it contours to the body and maintains the natural alignment of the spine.

However, if you look at reviews for Simmons Beautyrest, on line, they're horrible.
The reason for this, is due to the way they are normally purchased....with plush and plush pillowtop models being the most comfortable and most popular.
What makes a Simmons "Plush", is when they use a much thinner gauge wire for the coils...creating a greater depth of softness. 
The pillowtops are filled with poly and memory foams, which begin to compress within a month, or so, after delivery.
A plush pillowtop Beautyrest will rarely last more than a year or two.

Which brings us to hotels.
The last time my wife and I took a road trip was to visit family over the Christmas holiday...who happen to be scattered all over the country.
We, routinely, stay at hotels that have Beautyrest mattresses.
The funny thing is how they all seem to vary a little in the over-all feel.
Anyway, hotel mattresses aren't typically used every night. Rooms are filled on a rotating basis and a mattress might see use 3-4 times a week...on average.

Hotels concern themselves with comfort...and not durability. Even with this part time use, they are replaced every few years.
For home use, durability is, or should be, a major concern...along with comfort and support.
The Recharge model, you asked about, is at the low end of the Simmons line...sporting far fewer coils than their higher end World Class Series.
In order to get what you want in terms of support and comfort, and have it last a good long time, so that you get your money's worth, we recommend the following:
The Simmons Beautyrest World Class Santorini in Luxury Firm...and, an EverEden all natural 2" Soft Talalay Latex topper to go on top...in lieu of the pillowtop.
Latex is and has been thee best upholstery material for the last 100 years...providing extraordinary surface comfort that lasts for many years.
AND, because the latex is so resilient and absorbs so much of your body weight, the mattress lasts a lot longer than it would without it.
We have recommended and sold this particular sleep system combination hundreds of times over the last decade...and with zero complaints to show for it.
You'll love the feel and durability.
those items, shown here:

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Talalay Latex toppers are normally purchased as “Soft” for the purpose of softening a too firm mattress. However, both, the Vytex Dunlop & Talalay Latex Mattress ...
Talalay Latex toppers are normally purchased as “Soft” for the purpose of softening a too firm mattress. However, both, the Vytex Dunlop & Talalay Latex Mattress ...
Over the years, I've fielded objections to having to buy a latex topper to go with a new mattress...citing that it shouldn't be necessary.
Well, if it's a Simmons Beautyrest you want, the latex topper is absolutely necessary if you are to get your money's worth out of it.

However, we do have an alternative solution, where a separate latex topper is not necessary.
From Natura of Canada, their Greenspring mattresses use the same type of pocketed coil unit as Simmons.
The differences are: 1) A high coil count than the World Class. 2) The coils are made of Double Tempered Steel....while the Simmons coils are not tempered. & 3) The upholstery is natural Talalay Latex.
The Natura Greenspring mattresses have ZERO memory foam in them, which is part of the reason why you need a latex topper with a Simmons.
Shown Here:

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Greenspring Liberty Plush Euro Top. Experience deeper, more restorative sleep with the Liberty Plush Euro Mattress. Lush helpings of natural ingredients come together ...
My wife and I sleep on a Natura Greenspring. We are larger people, approx 225 lbs. each. 
Consider your body weight when making a choice. At average body weight, the Beautyrest/Topper combo is softer and usually a better choice for comfort.
The Natura Greenspring has a more substantial feel...not a plush...better suited to heavier people.



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Hi Peter,
This is very interesting. Thank you for the information and details. 
I would imagine that the woman who has been helping me only wanted to get me the style name and doesn't even know about the model, make up or otherwise.
Curious why you recommend the santorini over the others? Are these available to order through your site and, if so, how does tax and delivery work? 
Any warranty? In home set up and take away of the old? What if we hate it? 
Many thanks!!
Lynn 



Hi Lynn,
Santorini is a model name. It's the starting model in the World Class Series.
The model name is different at every store, even though the mattresses are the same.
This is purposefully done to make shopping difficult.

Delivery is free. That's a white glove delivery that includes set up and removal of the old set.
And, there is no sales tax.

The beauty of a Beautyrest is the contouring support that their coil system provides.
Hate it?! That doesn't happen...ever.
The mattress comes with a 10 year manufacturer's warranty, which protects you against defects in workmanship and material.

Unlike most stores, we do not inflate our prices and then offer a phony discount.
Our prices reflect a legitimate discount...be it one set or two.
The links I sent you, show pricing and specifications.
Comparing specifications is how you shop apples to apples...regardless of the model name.

Thanks, Pete


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Hi Peter and thanks again!
So how do I compare say the Westbury Recharge to the Santorini?
Yes, this is just too difficult and complicated. No wonder I haven't bought a new mattress in 25 years!
Lynn


Hi Lynn,

25 years ago, you couldn't buy a bad bed.
Even 15 years ago, it would have been difficult.
Today, it's hard to buy a good one.

Compare the specifications. I sent you the specs for the Santorini.
All you need, are the specs for the Westbury.



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Friday, March 10, 2017

Simmons Beautyrest World Class Pacific Series 1000 Mattress.

Melissa Writes:
Hi Pete,
Do you stock "Simmons Beautyrest Pacific Series" which may also be part of the Recharge 1000 series? 
We live in California. Is delivery free?
Thank you, Melissa
Hi Melissa,
The terms you mentioned are used on the West Coast. In the rest of the country, it's called "World Class".
We don't stock anything. Instead, we order everything freshly made, direct from the factory.
In your case, your mattress will be made in either Simmons' LA plant, if you live in Southern California...or, 
in their San Leandro plant, if you live in Northern California.
It only takes two weeks to get a freshly made mattress...well worth the wait, considering a stocked mattress could be lying around for months.
Here is a link to our World Class models. The model names are different at every store...so, be sure to compare the specifications.
themattressexpert.com
Beautyrest Recharge World Class Mattress is known for providing both comfort and support. Contact The Mattress Expert to order yours today! 856-874-6894
Not only is delivery free, that's a white glove delivery, which includes set-up and removal of the old mattress.
Also, there's no sales tax when purchased through us.
It, simply, doesn't get any better than that.


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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Simmons Beautyrest Recharge plush pillow top mattress for shoulder and hip pain

Good afternoon Pete.
I am a side sleeper and have a  problem with pressure point pain at the shoulder and hip.
A friend suggested a Simmons Beautyrest Recharge plush pillow top.  Is this the same as your Broadway?
Would this be a good choice for me?  I notice you seem to recommend against the pillow tops and suggest buying a firm and getting a latex topper.  
Would that be recommended for the Broadway too?
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Best wishes, Phil.


Hi Phil,
A Simmons plush pillowtop will initially have lots of surface comfort, but will lose its shape and comfort quickly, returning you to where you are now...all within a matter of months.
The plush models use a very thin gauge wire for the coils and the pillowtops are the the first to go...being filled with poly and memory foams....providing pressure point relief for only a very short time.
The Luxury firm models use a heavier gauge wire for better and more durable support. The best upholstery material for relieving pressure points, is soft latex.
Soft All Natural Latex provides a feeling of suspension. It holds you up, relieves pressure points and relaxes your entire muscular system. 
Along with allowing for greater ease of blood flow, it's the best and only way to achieve the surface feel you need that will last for many years.
Here are the links to the Simmons Beautyrest Recharge Broadway in luxury firm and to the EverEden latex toppers...2" of soft Talalay Latex works best for this purpose.
https://themattressexpert.com/our-brands/simmons/beautyrest-recharge-classic/


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