Memory foam mattresses are one of the most popular luxuries bedding market today. Thicker comfort layers and foam layers are added to bring these beds to 14 “, 15” and 16 high. “Comfort layers are different in different foam density and firmness to provide a dynamic environment, soft to the touch, but supportive for a full night’s sleep. Understanding how foam beds come together to help you decide which one is right for you.
There is a common mistake among buyers looking for a memory foam bed. Many people think that the entire bed is made of memory foam, when in fact it is only the top 2 “- 6”, which is memory foam and the rest of the bed is a firmer base foam.
The foam is less dense, usually 1.8 to 2.5 pounds per cubic foot, compared with 5 pounds of memory foam per cubic foot. But unlike lower density memory foam, foam base is no less durable. In fact life is generally greater than the memory foam is laminated. The work of the foam is to provide comprehensive support for the upper layers of memory foam.
A 12 “profile king size bed made of memory foam weighs 5 pounds 211 pounds. It would be floppy and almost impossible to move. But if the top of 6” memory foam and the bottom 6 “were based on foam, then the bed weighs only 158 pounds. The firmer foam provides support, making the bed easier to handle.
Another misconception about memory foam bed is thicker which means more luxury. The new 12 “to 16” beds with mulch promotes the increase of comfort with each additional inch. But in reality the amount of memory foam comfort at the top of the bed usually remains the same, between 4 and 6 inches. Thicker mattresses, memory foam built by adding more foam in the bottom of the bed. The construction of a memory foam mattress over 12 “is more about achieving a look of luxury high-profile, rather than increase comfort.
The same applies to the lower profile mattresses between 8 “and 12”. There are many 12 “Styrofoam market profile with only 2 or 3 inches of memory foam comfort at the top that say they are high-pillow beds because their profile is in the range of mulch. And many of these beds are very thin. In fact 3 “memory foam provides optimal comfort for most people.
Therefore, when purchasing a new memory foam mattress, think about the layers that make up the bed. How much comfort foam on top? How thick is the base coat? This way you can more easily compare one bed to another. However, regardless of how the layers together and named the mattress, the most important thing is how you feel the bed. If you fall in love with a special bed, and gives adequate support, then throw all the tips on how-to-buy-a mattress by the window. Get the best feeling bed you can afford, whether a company of 8 “low profile or plush 16” pillow top.