How to have a durable mattress?

durable mattress

By investing in a good mattress, the purchaser expects their purchase to provide them with comfortable sleep over many years. The average lifespan of a standard model is 5 to 10 years. Its maintenance can nevertheless play on the extension or the shortening of this durability. From cleaning to prevention, the initiative of some care and maintenance on a mattress helps maintain its performance and quality over a very long period of time.

Provide support and protection for the mattress

The mattress support bases tend to preserve the integrity of its materials and prevent premature wear. Check with the manufacturer or consult the warranty policy for some recommendations. This includes determining whether the Mattress is compatible with assorted box springs. This kind of device is generally used on spring mattresses. Memory foam and other types of specialty mattresses, on the other hand, require strong, firm support.

Beds that have a frame must be designed to support the weight of the sleepers and mattress. Queens and kings should have central support bars. Platform beds with wide slats may require additional support depending on mattress type and weight. It would be a good idea to check the support of your bed at least annually. This will prevent a broken lamella or a spring from affecting the mattress.

Likewise, a quality mattress cover provides waterproof protection against spills and accidents.It reduces the amount of dust, debris and dirt that gets into the bed.This helps protect the materials inside your bed from damage.Oily secretions from the skin and perspiration are kept out of bed, reducing the formation of allergens such as molds and dust mites.A mattress protector also allows for instant cleanings in the event of a splash.Many recent models of mattress covers offer feelings of comfort similar to a fitted sheet.

Clean and use the mattress properly

Dans l’idéal, les draps et les couvertures de matelas devraient être lavés de façon hebdomadaire, ou au moins toutes les deux semaines. Il est important d’avoir des draps propres même en utilisant un protège-matelas. Le surmatelas doit aussi être nettoyé occasionnellement suivant les instructions du fabricant. Le matelas doit être retourné à 180° de la tête au pied, au moins une fois par mois. La rotation aide à promouvoir une usure plus uniforme et réduit la probabilité des ramollissements. Cette pratique est applicable pour tout type de matelas. Dans le même esprit, il faut proscrire les séances de trampoline sur le matelas. Les cadres et les mousses s’usent plus rapidement à l’assaut de plusieurs mouvements brutaux. En cas de déplacements, protégez votre matelas des dommages en l’enfermant dans du plastique et en évitant de le plier. (source: How to wash a mattress)

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