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What are the Different Types and Kinds of Mattress Toppers Available?

August 20, 2008
In the Bedroomtoppers

The last of our three part series on Different Types and Kinds of Mattress Toppers. Since there are so many available, we decided to help explain the different types of each.

Part One: What is a Mattress Topper?
Part Two: How to Pick a Mattress Topper

Visco elastic Memory foam mattress topper

These memory foam mattress toppers are made from visco elastic memory foam and go under many brand names such as Tempur Pedic, Anatomic Global, Isotonic, and The Natura Premium Topper just to name a few.

Feather Bed mattress topper

Feather mattresses and toppers are often filled with feathers or down. Common varieties used are the gray or white duck down and gray or white goose down or some other species of bird.

Foam mattress Topper

Foam mattress toppers are usually constructed from polyurethane foam. A topper usually ranges from 1 to 3 inches in thickness and vary in IFD and density. Ask your sales associate for specifics on the one you pick.

Wool Mattress Topper

An all-natural wool mattress topper is great solution for people who are looking for alternatives to the synthetic topper. Wool mattress toppers are usually available in all natural, organic, and certified organic designs.

Cotton Mattress Topper

A great natural choice in mattress toppers is cotton. Many toppers will use all natural cotton, organic cotton, or certified organic cotton as a filler for their mattress topper. This is a fantastic choice for more health conscious people who are looking to avoid the man-made synthetic choices by replacing with more natural choices.

Latex Mattress Topper

Latex mattress toppers are available primarily in 2 types of latex, the Dunlop process and the Talalay process. Both Dunlop and Talalay latex toppers are available in a variety of thicknesses and usually come wrapped for protection.

Egg crate foam or convoluted foam topper

The convoluted foam topper is available in the typical mattress sizes. The egg carton shaped bumps are or zigzag shapes are sculptured into the foam and can help a person choose a more precise feel for any or all 5 zones of the body. Each of these 5 zones can be harder or softer depending on how the foam is cut and sculptured.

Tell us about your experience using topper. What kind do you have and how do you like it and is it holding up? Shopping for a Mattress Topper?