How to shop for a mattress

Shopping for a mattress can be an overwhelming process.  There are many types of mattresses available in the marketplace.  The most common types of mattresses are innerspring (coil), hybrid, memory foam, latex foam, adjustable air beds and even waterbeds.  Each mattress type provides its own unique feel and support.  Knowing what to expect when you go shopping and familiarizing yourself with the vocabulary of mattresses will help you make an educated decision.
how to shop for a mattress

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Scouring the internet, perusing the newspaper ads or calling every mattress store for the lowest price may give you an idea of how cheap you can buy a mattress, but it doesn’t tell you how comfortable they are.  Get out and shop.  Check the Better Business Bureau to find out who the trusted retailers are.  Wear comfortable clothes, so that it is easier to try the mattresses.  Trust your instincts.  You know your body better than anyone.  If it doesn’t feel right, chances are it’s not the best thing for you.  Don’t forget the pillow.  A new mattress will change your alignment and you should purchase a pillow that works properly with the mattress to provide you the best support and comfort.

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There are many types of mattresses and each will has its own unique support structures.  The sleep experts at The Bedroom Store can help you find the right mattress for you by utilizing the Sleep Metrics Diagnostic Test.  The Sleep Metrics test will determine the proper support level to keep you in postural alignment.  The sleep experts at The Bedroom Store will help explain the differences in the mattresses so that you can make the right choice.

Don’t spend another night on your old, worn out mattress.  Start sleeping better and improve your mood, productivity and health with a new comfortable and supportive mattress.

Sleep well, St. Louis!