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Old 12-30-2017, 08:22 AM
 
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A cheaper alternative to a new mattress is putting a wooden board or slats under it, before you take the expensive plunge. It worked for my wife and I.
tried it . the problem is the mattress still sags in spots and hurts .
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:23 AM
 
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Get a memory foam mattress topper for a few hundred dollars. When the sagging becomes a problem, you can replace it. Sagging is an issue with the foam mattresses as they conform to your shape, so you have to rotate them periodically.
rotate as in flip over ?done it
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:27 AM
 
Location: ☀️ SWFL ⛱ 🌴
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We bought mattresses on sale at Big Lots when we moved here. Our bedroom one is a memory foam and we love it. I am still surprised to turn over and see DH isn’t still in bed sometimes. I never wake up from him getting up. Amazing.

The guest room is a Sealy Posturpedic pillow top that guests rave about and tell us how wonderful it is. I haven’t tried it yet. No argument has been bad enough to sleep in separate rooms and wash the sheets.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:28 AM
 
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Happy to see this thread. We need a new mattress, and have been putting it off. Afraid to get the wrong one. I guess some stores offer a 60 or 90 day trial period.
I have arthritis in my hips, and am constantly turning over at night. Anyone have arthritis, and love their mattress???
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:38 AM
 
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We have a Sleep Number bed and have no complaints. As far as pillow top mattresses go I believe they do not sell those mattresses with pillow tops attached to both sides. This prevents flipping the mattress to even out wear, which is exactly why they do this.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:41 AM
 
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actually the one we have has the pillow top on both sides . but it is time to change . mattresses
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:41 AM
 
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I have a Sleep Number bed, purchased about 20 years ago. Different options today ("smart beds," various toppers). 20 years ago it was a great purchase because it's virtually indestructible - air chambers, no possibility of sagging etc. No need to even think about a replacement.

But bed-for-bed it isn't the absolutely most-ever stupendously comfortable mattress. Plus, some have issues with the dividing line for beds with dual chambers (one for each sleeper). So for you, maybe not. And for me, today, I'd probably go for a Tempurpedic.

Still, it's been a plus to change the mattress to very soft and pillowy for supreme coziness then adjust to firm when my back rebels. Plus, make the mattress firmer yet when sitting up to watch TV or to exercise.

As for guests using that mattress ... we still enjoy the story of my Dad who appeared for breakfast one day saying he thought there was something "wrong" with the bed for he ended up pretty much on the floor with all the air removed. And, also, he added "there's something wrong with your TV remote ... I couldn't get it to work."

You can fill in the rest.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, LA
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We bought a Zinus 14 inch memory foam mattress on Amazon. Love it, and we got a great deal on it.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:54 AM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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I miss my water bed. Good times in the 70s!
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:59 AM
 
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We bought our new mattress from Costco exactly one year and 3 days ago for our new home. We love it.

Novaform 14" Serafina Pearl Gel Queen Memory Foam Mattress

Current price shows 799. We bought it on sale for 649; shipping was free.
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