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Old 12-30-2017, 07:26 AM
 
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every morning my wife and i wake up with aches and pains yet we don't have them when we sleep on other mattress traveling . so we are going to try another mattress .

i am really not sure what to get . i don't know how many times my wife is going to drink wine in bed while i jump up and down like in the commercial but i do think our "older bodies " prefer certain types of mattresses .

anybody have a type they love ?
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:35 AM
 
Location: Asheville NC
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We love our Tempur-Pedic. In fact all of the beds in our house have Tempur-Pedic mattresses—because we love our guests too. There are almost too many styles of them now !
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:38 AM
 
Location: NC
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old people's mattresses? I prefer the ones that are stuffed with paper money. Gives that firm but not too hard feeling, and the more the 'filling' the better you sleep. /jk
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:49 AM
 
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wow talk about coming in to money! you need lots of dough to do that lol

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Old 12-30-2017, 08:01 AM
 
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I will never again buy a mattress with springs. Most of those old fashioned mattresses start out ok but start breaking down within a couple of years. I also do not like the original memory foam, Temperpedic mattresses. They are sort of like a water bed where you sink into a hole.


My best ever mattress was a queen sized mattress I bought from Overstock for $350. It is in my RV and after the equivalent of 3-4 years of full time use is in perfect condition. Unfortunately I cannot find the identical mattress. It is built with 6" of dense foam with a top 2" layer of softer, non-memory foam. I am starting to think about replacing my Costco foam King sized mattress in the house. It is over 10 years old and was damaged when it was in storage. I will again look for a mattress with a dense foam base and a softer foam top layer. No box springs or base needed. Also the overall mattress does not have to be thick with 8-10" more than sufficient. Another option is to deal with a foam supplier that can supply the foam densities needed.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Asheville NC
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I will never again buy a mattress with springs. Most of those old fashioned mattresses start out ok but start breaking down within a couple of years. I also do not like the original memory foam, Temperpedic mattresses. They are sort of like a water bed where you sink into a hole.


My best ever mattress was a queen sized mattress I bought from Overstock for $350. It is in my RV and after the equivalent of 3-4 years of full time use is in perfect condition. Unfortunately I cannot find the identical mattress. It is built with 6" of dense foam with a top 2" layer of softer, non-memory foam. I am starting to think about replacing my Costco foam King sized mattress in the house. It is over 10 years old and was damaged when it was in storage. I will again look for a mattress with a dense foam base and a softer foam top layer. No box springs or base needed. Also the overall mattress does not have to be thick with 8-10" more than sufficient. Another option is to deal with a foam supplier that can supply the foam densities needed.
Our tempur-pedic mattresses are on platforms. No sinking in a hole. They conform to your body-and readjust with your movement. The early ones might have had problems.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Center City
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People who buy Tempurpedic mattresses are akin to those who have found Jesus. We are self-satisfied and canít wait to share the Good News with everyone.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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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.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:17 AM
 
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well I have a lot of dogs and they sleep with me, so even though they are not dirty, I change my mattress out every 2 or 3 years. Nothing expensive, just a regular pillow top.

they never get a chance to get all mushy or saggy.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:22 AM
 
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every morning my wife and i wake up with aches and pains yet we don't have them when we sleep on other mattress traveling . so we are going to try another mattress .

i am really not sure what to get . i don't know how many times my wife is going to drink wine in bed while i jump up and down like in the commercial but i do think our "older bodies " prefer certain types of mattresses .

anybody have a type they love ?
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.
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