The Inevitability of Mattress Replacement

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Many mattress experts suggest that you replace your mattress around every 8 years, and for good reasons. Older mattresses tend to be less comfortable and less healthy to sleep on due to several factors. No mattress will stay in pristine shape forever, so it’s time to get a mattress replacement when you start noticing deterioration in these crucial areas.

The first way your mattress will start showing its age is by providing less comfort and support than it did before. After years of wear and tear, mattresses tend to lose their shape and become more uneven. This may result in more aches and pains, due to uneven support for your pressure points and body shape. A comfortable mattress is essential for a good night’s sleep, so don’t wait to replace your mattress.

Another way your mattress will show its age is by an increase in allergic reactions whenever you lie down. Older mattresses have built up dust mites over the years, and these microscopic bugs are major irritants that cause allergic reactions such as sneezing through their excrement. Though they are invisible to the naked eye, dead skin cells can gather on our beds, providing food for a multitude of dust mites. Cleaning can stem the tide of dust mites, but they will still build up after 8 years.

To avoid these problems, it’s important to get a comfortable new mattress when the time comes. The Foam Factory has a collection of foam-based mattresses including memory foam, latex foam, and traditional foam mattresses. Browse through their sleep products to find the right foam mattress for you.