A high-quality innerspring mattress can be quite an investment. One that many families aren’t keen on replacing more often than necessary. Unfortunately, innerspring mattresses do not have the longest of lifespans. This means they have to be replaced quite frequently.
Perhaps now is the time to consider making the switch, this time for a latex mattress that offers a much longer lifespan – up to 20 years. These are a few signs that now might be the right time to make this particular move to a latex mattress.
You’re Waking up Sore in the Morning
If you’re waking up with aches, pains, groans, and moans even after a relatively good night’s sleep, then perhaps a new latex mattress is in order. This could be a sign that your mattress is either sagging in all the wrong places, the springs are losing their supportive buoyancy, or there are other problems to consider.
Primary aches and pains you may experience include:
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Pressure Point Pain (hips, shoulders, etc.)
Ultimately, you wouldn’t be this sore and achy in the morning if your mattress was giving you the comfort and support you need to get through the evening. A latex mattress offers an incredible balance of supportive firmness with just the right touch of cushioning softness to cradle pressure points. This means you won’t feel like you’ve gone ten rounds with Godzilla in your sleep when you wake up in the morning.
You Experience Allergy Symptoms Upon Waking
Do you have an hour or two every morning when you feel all stuffy and groggy? That could be your mattress doing the talking. Innerspring mattresses are notorious collectors of dead skin, dust mites, mold, mildew, microbes, and countless allergens. Sleeping so close to these things each night can leave you feeling far less than your best until you’ve been away from your bed long enough for your head to clear and the symptoms to subside.
Your Mattress is Lumpy, Bumpy, and has a Few Unpleasant Indentions
Mattresses are supposed to be firm and supportive in order to provide you with a great night’s sleep. If it sags in the middle or doesn’t hold firm around the edges, you could find yourself suffering from more than a little discomfort throughout the night and the following day. In fact, an outdated mattress can explain a fair amount of chronic pain in your life. Lumps and bumps can disrupt sleep, and even prevent you from falling asleep in the first place.
You’ve had Your Mattress Five to Seven Years
Consumer Reports is so kind to offer the not-so-gentle reminder that after the age of 40, our bodies are less tolerant of pressure than in the years before. Older innerspring mattress provide neither the firm support nor the cushioning comfort you’ll experience upon sleeping on a latex mattress instead. The best news is that even though a natural latex mattress will cost more than even top-of-the-line innerspring mattresses, it will outlast all of them by many years – some latex mattresses are going strong after 20 years without breaking down or beginning to sag.
Your Mattress is Beginning to Show Signs of Wear and Tear
Innerspring mattresses do begin to show signs of their age over time. They lose some of their luster, and begin to look as tired as you feel when climbing into bed after a long day on the job. It doesn’t have to be that way though. In fact, if your innerspring mattress is starting to show signs of overuse and abuse, it is definitely time to consider bringing a new latex mattress into the picture inside your home.
You are Keeping Your Partner Up at Night
Or your partner is keeping you up at night by tossing, turning, or getting into and out of bed. Motion transfer can be a huge problem among innerspring mattress owners. With their zero motion transfer qualities, natural latex mattresses provide a great deal of isolation from the movements of your partner so you’re not forced to wake up just because he or she is getting out of bed in the middle of the night.
You Feel Tired – Even After a Full Night’s Sleep
If you’re still tired after getting eight hours of sleep at night, then it’s time to consider making changes. Most people can still feel comfortable enough to get a full night’s sleep in a bed that is past its prime. However, if the sleep is not restful and productive, you’re not receiving the restorative benefits sleep is meant to provide. This can rob you of productivity at work, leave you feeling stressed out, and take a toll on your overall health and well-being.
You Sleep Better in Other Beds
This extends to sofas and recliners too. If you find yourself sleeping more comfortably almost anywhere than in your own bed, then your mattress is the likely culprit. Making the move to a natural latex mattress will provide you with a mattress that offers a firm foundation for support without sacrificing comforting softness in the process. It can make a huge difference in not only the quantity of sleep you get in an average night, but also be a major force for change in the quality of sleep you enjoy as well.
Your Partner Isn’t Sleeping Well
Another sign that now perhaps might be the time to make the move to a natural latex mattresses rather than your tired old innerspring mattress is that your partner is having a great deal of difficulty sleeping, too. If your partner is up tossing and turning night after night, it might be a sign that the mattress you have isn’t providing the right kind of support, and now is the perfect time to move forward and invest in a latex mattress for the sake of a better night’s sleep for both of you.
Natural latex mattresses offer a powerful combination of firm support and cushioning softness, combined with durability, and a lifespan of up to 20 years. That’s quite impressive for anyone accustomed to traditional innerspring mattresses. At least, it should be. Combine that with an earth-friendly mattress choice that is 100 percent recyclable, and you have a lot to write home about when you choose a latex mattress to replace your innerspring.
The best news, for planet lovers, though, is that your latex mattress, when its long lifespan is over, will not be relegated to taking up precious space in a landfill. Instead, it is can broken down, and recycled unlike most innerspring mattresses that take up space for decades or longer and need to replaced every five to seven years.
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