Best Mattress Buys Comfort Scale is based on a 10 Point Comfort Scale from 1 to 10 with 1 being the firmest and 10 being the softest. It is important to understand that the level of comfort has nothing to do with the actual support your back receives from the innerspring.
Comfort Scale Rating of 1
Mattresses with a rating of 1 would provide proper support for your back and give you the feeling of sleeping on the floor. A rating of 1 does not exist in bedding today.
Comfort Scale Rating of 2 to 4
If you sleep comfortably on your floor, and don’t wake up with aches and pains, a mattress with a Comfort Scale rating of 2 to 4 would be ideal for you. These mattresses would feel firm to extremely firm.
Comfort Scale Rating of 4.5 to 6.5
Mattresses in this category are great if you are in-between the other comfort ratings or your partner and you are on opposite sides of the Comfort Scale. Mattresses in this range make a great “compromise” mattress. If you don’t have a preference, then a Comfort Scale rating of 4.5 to 6.5 would be good for you.
Comfort Scale Rating of 7 to 9
If you find yourself trying to increase the softness of your current mattress with a down feather mattress topper, memory foam or egg crate foam topper or you like the way a waterbed feels – then a mattress with a Comfort Scale rating of 7 to 9 would be ideal for you. These mattresses are soft and are usually pillow tops, but some luxurious plush beds will fall in this category too.
Comfort Scale Rating of 10
A mattress with a rating of 10 provides proper support for your back, but gives you the impression of sleeping on a cloud while relieving pressure points on the shoulders and hips. Mattresses with a 10 rating are the best in comfort and support for persons suffering from arthritic and fibro-myalgia issues. Use the 10 rating as a reference point for the softest mattress you could possibly have.
Buying a New Mattress
Visit either of our sleep centers for the best quality and largest selection to choose from. We display 55 or more models. Our knowledgeable Sleep Specialists will assist you through all of the available sleep options. Our Sleep Specialists will gladly show our floor model comfort test beds and explain the wide variety, benefits and features of each whether your purchase is for primary use, guests, rentals or occasional use.
Our Sleep Specialists will explain Best Mattress Buys Everyday Guaranteed Low Prices and 60-Night In Home Sleep Trial Comfort Guarantee along with our in-house white glove *FREE Delivery, *FREE Set-up, and *FREE Removal and Eco-friendly disposal of old bedding. Our highly trained and experienced Sleep Specialists will make you feel at ease in our showroom when comfort testing our mattresses. You will realize through our expert service and knowledge that you have found the right place to make your new mattress purchase. *See Store for Details.
It is our Sleep Specialists responsibility to show you a variety of mattresses according to the feel feedback you provide to him/her. It is important to lie down on the presented mattresses to determine comfort. Sitting on the edge of the mattress or testing it with your hand(s) does not offer any indication of comfort or support. Lie down from head to toe. Position yourself in the position you usually lay in when you sleep. Use one of our pillows if you sleep with one. Take as long as you need to get a feel for the comfort and support the mattress is providing. Close your eyes to block out any distractions.
If you are a side sleeper, make sure the mattress offers enough comfort layers for your shoulders and hips. Too firm a surface causes buildup of pressure points and restricted circulation causing a tingling sensation. Restricted circulation leads to more tossing and turning and less restful sleep. If you sleep with a partner, bring them with you so you can both try the mattress.
IMPORTANT TIP : Avoid looking at too many different mattresses; this can cause confusion.
Utilize our Sleep Specialists as the expert to assist you with narrowing your choices based on your specific needs and making an informed decision.
Buy the Best Mattress Set That fits Your Budget
Technological advances in the mattress industry over the past 10 years have dynamically changed sleep support systems. Don’t be shocked or surprised at the level of comfort choices available at all price ranges. You will be impressed and surprised at the selection of comfort, support, qualities and overall broad range of prices from inexpensive to opulent.
Try out the best that we offer. If you find it comfortable, supportive and affordable, you have found your mattress. Look until you are satisfied and buy the best quality and comfort that you can afford. Remember, you will spend a third of your life on this new bed and it should support you comfortably for 8-12 years depending on the quality selected. The quality benefits you receive from a good night’s sleep will affect the way you feel and perform in life.
After making your mattress set selection, make sure you have the right accessories. A new mattress set should be placed on a quality and sturdy bed frame. If you purchased a Queen or King size mattress set, ensure that the bed frame has a center support that goes to the floor.
Purchase a mattress protector to protect the mattress which will keep it clean for years of good use and maintain the warranty stipulations of a hygienically clean mattress. Throw out old pillows! They may contain dust mites that may cross pollinate with your new mattress and cause allergic reactions. To guarantee proper spinal alignment while sleeping you must have the correct support for your head and neck. Try our Talalay Latex foam pillows on the mattress you’ve selected to ensure that it supports you comfortably. Talalay Latex foam pillows are the most supportive and longest lasting. But, like a good mattress, they are just pennies a night when you consider how long they last.
Mattress Protectors are a must
• Clean and hygienic sleeping environment for all ages
• Super stretch for added comfort and easy fit
• Technologically advanced fabric for protection from stains, moisture – including incontinence and sweat
• Protects from dust mites and bacteria
• Machine washable and tumble dry at low temperatures
• Easy to care for, no-iron fabric
Your new mattress is a major investment!
Keep it safe and clean with a Platinum Mattress Protector from Leggett & Platt!