Ensuring that you’re getting not just the best, but also the healthiest choice from your mattress and bedding purchase, you have to do more than just checking for features and designs. Buying a mattress is like buying a car where safety considerations have to be part of the decision.
Here are a couple of ideas to guide you with purchasing the right mattress for the health and benefit of the whole family:
First, memory foam has been the rage in the bedding industry some five or six years ago. This mattress supposedly changed the way people sleep as the foam delivers ultra comfort like no other regular mattress can. But there have been reports of memory foam off-gassing or emitting chemical smells. Sometimes the smell can last for longer than two weeks in the bedroom. Obviously, that is unhealthy and can hurt one’s respiratory system.
A safer alternative is buying soy based mattress, such as those sold at Keetsa. Their foams are as soft and resilient as memory foam, which really is helpful with back pains and pressure points. And there are no gassy smell with these because soy based foams use soybean oil instead of petrochemicals.
Second, buy from a trusted and reputable source. If this is your first time hearing about a store or a brand, I guess the best thing would be to look into feedbacks. There should be something about it online, or better yet, if the store is local, you can visit the site and see the merchandise for yourself. You can also ask the salespeople about the product, to gauge even further.
Third, inspect and research the product really. There are some mattress dealers who have unscrupulous practices, sad to say. There products could be laden with chemicals, which they won’t ever divulge, obviously. As with checking the source, you must thoroughly check the product you’re getting.