The average mattress durability is 8-10 years and is strongly influenced by the mattress type and by the materials used for its construction.
In this article we’ll give you 4 simple tips that you can apply to make your mattress last longer.
1) Don’t Jump On the Mattress!
The most common tip to increase the durability of your mattress is also the most important: prevent your baby from jumping on the mattress. Jumping on the mattress may cause deformations that can compromise the mattress core (the inner part of the mattress) in an irreversible way, causing structure failures of the mattress, with all the negative consequences for your sleep.
2) Flip the Mattress Frequently!
For even wear is useful flip and turn the mattress frequently. If you have a “single-sided” mattress is important that you turn it head-foot (180°) at least once a month, especially if you have a latex-mattress or a viscoelastic mattress.
3) Open the Mattress Zipper!
If you have a mattress with a removable cover (with a 4 sides zipper), open it frequently and let some air to refresh your mattress.
4) Keep Your Mattress Clean
Wash the mattress cover in the washing machine frequently, if you suffer from dust mite allergy. We recommend you to use hypoallergenic lining washable at hight temperature such as the lining Medicott®.
Moreover, if you have any pet, the common example is “the cat sleeping on the bedspread”, try to keep it as far away as possible from the bedroom to avoid that unhygienic external agents coming in contact with your sleep system.
But When You Need to Change Your Mattress?
When your back starts to provoke you pain on awaking or when you wake up with sore neck, if your mattress is older than 8 years (mean estimated durability of a mattress), then, you should consider to replace it with a brand new one.
A mattress is an important investment, and if you buy a good mattress made of carefully selected quality materials, using these 4 simple tips you can make it last longer over time.
Now that you know how to make your mattress last longer, look for the dealer nearest to you!