We often ignore the mattress's wear and tear, despite the visible signs. The maximum life span of a mattress is around 8-10 years.
Latex - 8 to 10 Yrs Memory - 7 to 9 Yrs Hybrid - 6 to 8 Yrs Foam - 6 to 7 Yrs Innerspring - 5 to 7 Yrs
A topper is a low-cost option that can extend the life of your mattress and give you a new feel and comfort.
Rotate your mattress every 3–6 months. Flip your mattress length wise and width wise alternately.
Some mattresses can't be flipped according to warranty cards.
Another crude way is by adding pillows below or above the drooping mattress. It is a temporary fix though.
– Hidden chemicals are dangerous. – Loss of elasticity and uneven mattress – Presence of bed bugs - Increase in mattress weight
Mattresses acquire weight as they absorb dead skin and dust mites that feed on dead skin, oil, and moisture. Dust mites spend a third of their life in beds.
-An old mattress can make you sick -Bad mattresses cause back pain -An aged mattress may cause snoring -An old mattress may induce obesity -Weakened immune system
– The mattress is saggy and lumpy. – Noisy mattress – Worn edges – Too hard or too soft – You wake up with pain or soreness.
So, mattresses are one of those places where you prefer to relax and rejuvenate. .So replace your mattress every 5-10 years and enjoy a happy day.