Healthy Sleep

If You’re Experiencing All Pain & No Pleasure, It’s Time For A Better Mattress

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

A mattress lasts approximately 8 years before it starts to break down and become much less comfortable for you. There are many signs to tell you that you should get a new mattress topper to increase your restfulness at night. If you have a mattress that is too firm, you can add a soft mattress topper to it to increase your comfort level for you at night. Here are just a few signs that may indicate it’s time for you to replace your mattress with a better one.

Stiffness And/Or Soreness In The Mornings

If you wake in the morning and experience stiff or sore joints and muscles, your innerspring mattress may be pressing into your back. As a mattress compresses and loses its support, it will not adequately support you. This is also true if you chose a mattress that is too soft.

You Wake Up Tired

When you feel like you slept enough hours for the night, but you have a hard time getting up in the mornings because you feel tired you may not sleep well. Mattresses can cause pressure points, sag or have weak support that gives you poor quality of sleep.

Tossing And Turning

When you toss and turn a lot at night, it is usually because you can’t find a sleeping position that feels comfortable. It is natural for people to move some at night, although if you are turning and tossing and wake up, then you are getting a poor quality of sleep.

Sagging Mattresses

When the innerspring section of a mattress begins to sag, it is because it is a result of uneven wear or age. Most people don’t think about turning their mattress very often, but it helps you to get more even wear over the entire surface. A sagging mattress no longer gives you the support you need and it needs to be replaced.

Lumpy Mattresses

When the padding on the interior of the mattress shifts, it causes lumps and bumps on the surface, which is due to an uneven fill. The fill in cheaper mattresses may not be stitched or tufted well and can lead to this situation. Even quality mattresses eventually become lumpy or bumpy with age.

Rolling To The Middle

If you have a sleep partner and you both tend to roll to the middle of the mattress, then the middle is sagging and causing this to happen. This usually wakes up sleeping companions as well as yourself and signifies the need for a new mattress or topper.

Impressions In The Mattress

When you can see an impression in the mattress that does not rise back upward when you get out of bed, it is time for a new mattress or topper. This is actually the most extreme level of a mattress that is past and ready to be replaced.

Box Springs Creak And Moan

If you have a box spring underneath your mattress for support and it makes noises, then the box spring isn’t providing the mattress enough support. When this happens, your mattress is most probably in bad shape and you will need both a new mattress and a new box spring.

You Sleep Better In A Different Bed

If you feel more rested after sleeping in a different bed at a friend’s house, a hotel or on a couch, it is a sign that your own mattress needs replacing for your comfort.

After reading this article we hope that you have enough information to know if it’s time for a better mattress.

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Douglas Belleville

Doug Belleville and his father Dave own and run STLBeds - a specialty sleep store located in Arnold, MO. The staff at STLBeds is highly educated about sleep, comfort and their special sleep products. STLBeds only carries high quality mattresses and bed-related products. You won't find the brand names here - click here to find out why!

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