Bob-O-Pedic Bed Review
Discover the untouchable values on Bob-O-Pedic mattresses that provide quality furniture at a price affordable to everyone!
Bob-O-Pedic is a brand created by Bob’s Discount Furniture, selling foam mattresses, hybrid mattresses, and latex mattresses. It’s the brand’s original intention and persistent will to provide affordable mattresses with best quality. There are extensive options for mattresses of different designs and various firmness levels at very low prices. Bob-O-Pedic has priced its products from $200 to $2,349, affordable to all the buyers with different consumption needs. If you are tempted, it’s necessary to read through this article to learn more about the brand and select the right mattress that suits you the best.
|Many models available||
Unpleasant initial off-gassing
|90-night sleep trial||
Severe heat retention
|Good return policy||
Mandatory 30-day break-in period
|Long-time non-prorated warranty||
Obvious sagging after using for a while
Basic Information of Bob-O-Pedic
A wide selection of models of different types, sizes and constructions are displayed and sold on the official website, giving you all that you can expect from a mattress. We will discuss some of them in this article, hopefully giving you as much information as possible of the brand in the large.
Models & Constructions & Specs
|Product Name||Comfort layer||Thickness||Price Range||Firmness||Warranty|
|Bob-O-Pedic 6||Memory foam||6''||$200-300||Firm||5 years|
|Bob-O-Pedic 9 Gel||Gel memory foam||9''||$249-599||Medium Firm||15 years|
|Bob-O-Pedic 9 Hybrid||Gel memory foam + high-density foam||9''||$249-599||Medium Firm||15 years|
|Bob-O-Pedic Gel||Gel memory foam + latex||12''||$749-999||Dual, Extra Firm, Plush||20 years|
|Bob-O-Pedic Hybrid||Memory foam + standard polyfoam||11 1/2''||$799-1,149||Medium Firm||20 years|
|Bob-O-Pedic Sky||Gel memory foam||11 1/2''||$549-949||Firm, Plush, Dual||18 years|
|Cirrus Gel||Gel memory foam + standard memory foam||10''||$499-799||Firm, Plush, Dual||10 years|
|MyBob Gel||Gel memory foam + high-density memory foam||14''||$999-1,299||Firm, Plush, Dual||20 years|
Lifespan & Durability & Longevity
Most mattresses last for 6 or 7 years before replaced, so do those under the Bob-O-Pedic brand. However, according to some owners, the mattress tends to have severe sagging problem after 3-year use. Since you are provided with a very wide variety of models, you will expect distinct performance in durability because they are composed of different materials. Bob-O-Pedic hybrids, for instance, compared to other models, have shorter lifespan. Therefore, before you make your choice, it would be better to look more closely at the density of the foam layers that greatly affect the longevity of a mattress.
Owing to its specific engineering, the memory foam mattress can effectively isolate motion that could disturb another person when one is moving or shifting positions. Therefore, Bob-O-Pedic mattresses perform quite well in motion isolation except for hybrid models that are more responsive and probably not be able to reduce motion as well. So if you or your partner who shares the bed with you is a light sleeper, you may want to steer clear of hybrid mattresses.
The edge support of the Bob-O-Pedic mattresses, memory foam mattresses, in particular, may be inadequate for people to sit or sleep near the edge, especially for large people. However, with its specific design of foam encasement around the coil layer, the Bob-O-Pedic model provides stable edge support.
Conforming & Pressure Relieving
If a mattress has good conforming, it can mold and contour to your body as you change your positions in sleep. Bob-O-Pedic memory foam mattresses can conform well with sleepers’ body, providing a good pressure relieving effect, letting you wake up feeling refreshed and relaxing. The hybrid models have barely tolerable conforming ability, not so good as other models with a thick layer of memory foam though.
Odor & Off-gassing
According to some owners, the Bob-O-Pedic mattress has an unpleasant odor that can last for hours to several few days when unpackaged and decompressed. So you need to ensure good ventilation in the bedroom during the first few days. For those smell-sensitive sleepers, models without memory foam in its composition are better.
Most Bob-O-Pedic mattress models can be regarded as medium firm or firm. Some models have different firmness options as firm, extra firm, or plush, and several models provide dual firmness levels for different sides of the mattress. Therefore, if you have special demands on this aspect, the detailed information of the firmness of different models is always accessible through the official website of Bob’s Discount Furniture.
According to our research, Bob-O-Pedic memory foam mattress performs poorly in heat retention, and owners often wake up feeling uncomfortably hot. But some of the models, hybrid models, for instance, include gel-infused memory foam, and other temperature regulating materials, and generate much less heat and improve cooling. Some sleepers toss a lot during the night due to hotness, and those are who need to be more careful and select a mattress with good cooling system.
Person Size and Sleep Position Suitability
There is no such thing as the perfect mattress for everyone because we are of different sizes and prefer to sleep in various positions. And that’s why Bob-O-Pedic has developed so broad a collection of models - to meet all users’ demands. One can be so confused when choosing the right mattress for themselves, and the information below we hope can give you a little help.
For back and stomach sleepers, all the models of Bob-O-Pedic mattress are generally suited.
For side sleepers, the Bob-O-Pedic mattress seems a little firm, even for models with firmness options of Plush, likely to cause discomfort.
For average-sized person who weighs between 130-230 lbs, all the models can suit well except for Bob-O-Pedic 6 that works better for light-weight sleepers.
For large-sized people who are over 230 lbs, a mattress with higher thickness may be more comfortable, making the models of 6’’ and 9’’ unsuitable somewhat.
For small-sized sleepers under 130 lbs, it would be better to choose the soft models because too much firmness may result in pressure points and discomfort.
Topper Usage & Noise
Given that most Bob-O-Pedic mattresses are medium firm or firm, those who want to add comfort can use a topper. Except for hybrid models that may make some noises because of the metallic components in their construction, all Bob-O-Pedic mattresses are typically silent. Light sleepers don’t need to worry about disturbance for that matter.
Sleep Trial & Refunds
Interested in a mattress but wonder if it is the right one for you? Now you can feel it yourself. For every Bob-O-Pedic mattress, buyers can enjoy a 90-day free sleep trial with a mandatory 30-night break-in period, which means that you can only exchange or return the mattress after trying it for at least a month. If you find the mattress unsuitable and want to return it, you will get a full refund, only bearing the cost of delivery.
Shipping & Warranty
All the mattresses are shipped in a box after being compressed and vacuum-sealed. With all these models, the warranty period of Bob-O-Pedic mattress varies from 5 to 20 years. It is non-prorated, and owners don’t need to pay for repairing or replacing service apart from the transport costs.
Bob’s Discount Furniture offers 4 types of delivery methods.
- Bob’s Delivery Service ($49.99 - $329.99): The mattress will be delivered to your door, and put in the right place as you demand.
- Bob’s Value Express ($9.99 - $29.99): It takes five to seven business days to ship the product via FedEx.
- Factory Directing Shipping ($9.99 - $29.99): This shipping method is available through FedEx too. The company has representatives to call customers and inform them of the delivery information.
- Bob’s Gift Card Delivery ($9.50): If a customer purchases a gift card of at least $25 separately from the mattress order, he or she can choose FedEx 2-day shipping.