Are Latex Mattresses Worth the Money?

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Many people balk at the first sign of the price tag when shopping around for latex mattresses. Savvy consumers know that there’s more to the price tag than the numbers on it, though — especially when it comes to mattresses where you spend about ⅓ of your life. With a latex mattress, you’ll find that night for night and dollar for dollar, you’re getting more than your money’s worth when you buy one. Here’s what makes the difference.

How Do I Decide Which Firmness is Right for My Latex Mattress?

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Even young Goldilocks understood the importance of finding the proper mattress firmness for a good night’s sleep. Mattresses that are too firm or too soft each bring unique problems that affect your ability to sleep comfortably and throughout the night. That’s why it’s important to take a few moments to learn which firmness is best for your sleep needs.

PlushBeds’ Botanical Bliss latex mattresses are available in four different levels of firmness. These levels are soft, medium, medium-firm, and firm.

Shall I Buy a Natural or Organic Latex Mattress – What is the Difference?

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You will come across many questions as you shop around for mattresses and compare products and prices. It’s always important to know what you’re getting so that you can make apples to apples comparisons as you explore your mattress options.

On occasion, you’ll come across terms such as natural latex mattresses or organic latex mattresses. On the surface, they seem to say the same things. But, there is a significant difference between natural latex and organic latex.

How Live Chat Software is So Useful in Making Your Latex Mattress Purchasing Decision

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Live chat options on retail pages are extremely valuable and useful tools to shoppers who have questions — and make use of them. There are plenty of benefits to consider when using the chat feature on the latex mattress website. These are a few of the highlights.

Benefits of Non-Glued Latex Mattress Layers

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Believe it or not, many makers of “natural” latex mattresses actually glue the layers of their mattresses together. Not only does this introduce a few decidedly unnatural ingredients into the mix, but it robs mattress buyers of the ability to fully customize their mattress orders after the sale. Before you buy a natural latex mattress, here are a few benefits of going with non-glued latex mattress layers over those that are glued together.

The Body Contouring Characteristic of a Latex Mattress

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Latex Mattress Body Contouring

Latex mattresses have many popular features and benefits. One of the most commonly cited is the body contouring properties natural latex provides.

Of course, some people, those who have never experienced the body contouring properties offered by memory foam or natural latex, don’t understand what the big deal really is when it comes to body contouring. It’s hard to get excited about something, after all, that you’ve never experienced or don’t really understand. So, here’s the lowdown to show you just how wonderful latex mattress body contouring is.

GOLS Certified Organic Latex

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GOLS stands for Global Organic Latex Standard. Until recently there were no minimum standards required for a product to be considered organic latex. In fact, GOLS is the first of its kind worldwide when it comes to creating a standard for organic latex.

The Elasticity of a Natural Latex Mattress

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Elasticity is not the first thing that comes to mind when purchasing an ordinary spring mattress. The two things seem strangely at odds with one another. However, it’s one of the things most people lament not finding in their mattresses as the years go by. That isn’t, however, a complaint people who purchase natural latex mattresses have. In fact, it’s not something that most people with latex mattresses even think of because these mattresses are famous for maintaining their forms and consistencies for decades.

What is a GreenGuard Gold Certified Latex Mattress?

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You may have heard about certified latex mattresses before. But, have you heard about the GreenGuard Gold standards for certification? Less than 1% of all mattresses ever qualify to be awarded this certification!

This is something along the lines of a white glove inspection for the mattress industry, with a specific emphasis on emissions standards and how those standards relate to children and the elderly. It involves a rigorous series of tests and standards. Mattresses must meet or exceed these standards in order to achieve the valued distinction of becoming GreenGuard Gold Certified latex mattresses.

Best Mattress for Under $1,000

Eco Bliss hybrid latex mattress

Weighing in just under the $1,000 price point, PlushBeds Queen Size Eco Bliss hybrid latex mattress is an excellent choice for anyone interested in twenty or more years of comfortable sleep. And who isn’t, right? Part of the beauty is the long 20-year warranty, but that’s only the beginning of the many great things to remember when comparing this mattress to others in the same price range.