Of all the types of mattresses, sleepers who have used a memory foam mattress cannot stop gushing about its features. They will tell you all about how the mattress conforms to your body shape and gives you the ultimate snuggled up to sleep. They will also mention how the mattress will prevent pressure points in the neck, shoulders, and hips, helping you wake fit and fabulous. The other property that does not skip the sleeper’s mind once they have used a memory foam mattress is how the bedding material offers natural spinal alignment to the sleeper and how it helps them improve their postures.
However, one feature that they might miss out on because it is so good that they don’t even realize its importance, is the mattress’ easy maintenance. Most of these mattresses come with a washable mattress cover, which can be removed and cleaned as and when. Also, these covers are made of breathable fabric, allowing air to circulate throughout at all times.
A memory foam mattress’ hypoallergenic quality must be talked about time and again when speaking of its goodness. The mattress does not allow dust, mites, moulds, or allergens of any kind to come anywhere close when you are sleeping. Its ability to keep dust away from its surface saves your skin from various allergies. If you are prone to acne or other skin conditions, then this mattress will make sure not to aggravate your skin disorder further. The mattress is also a great investment for people with breathing issues. If you have asthma or tend to have nasal allergies, then you need to make sure that you are always protected against dust, which is exactly what a memory foam mattress does. This mattress will prevent any sort of dust from being inhaled during sleep by preventing it from settling on its surface or seeping into its layers. Therefore, unlike an innerspring mattress or even a pocket spring mattress, you have nothing to worry about if you are buying a layered memory foam mattress.
Memory foam mattress brands are so committed to the task of providing hygienic sleep that the up the ante by including two covers for their memory foam mattresses. While the inner cover is attached and therefore cannot be removed, the outer cover is detachable. You can thus wash and clean the outer cover of your memory foam mattress whenever you feel the need.
If you are still not satisfied and want to do more to protect yourself against diseases while you sleep go for a good mattress protector for your memory foam mattress. This protector can be put on and taken off your mattress easily, and usually comes with a zipper so that even a child could do it. The protector, however, must not be confused with a mattress topper or a mattress pad. While a mattress protector safeguards your mattress and its layers from dust, spills, and stains and therefore maintains is hygiene and freshness, a mattress pad or topper improves the comfort and luxury of your mattress by adding a layer of comfort. While mattress toppers tend to be expensive, a mattress protector is way cheaper.
A mattress protector is highly recommended if you have kids and/or pets at home. A memory foam mattress is a big investment and to ensure it is as durable as it is supposed to be you need to protect it from dirty feet, food stains and other spills. Buying a mattress protector is a cheap and easy way to go about it. Imagine you are eating in bed, don’t all of us like such cheap pleasures once in a while. No idea what happens when a bowl of soup spills? Your mattress and its layers are wrecked forever, right? With a waterproof and washable mattress protector, you can easily deal with this.
Do you own a memory foam mattress? Do you have a cleanliness regime that you follow to maintain the hygiene and freshness of your mattress? If yes, then please share it with other readers in the comments below. That is all for today. Stay glued to this space for everything you need to know about memory foam and good sleep.