UNBIASEDLatex Mattress Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons
About Latex Mattress
PROS. Customizable in some cases • All-natural materials which is good for health and the environment • Various models in different firmness levels are provided.
CONS. Heavy • Mostly expensive • Limited availability in stores
COMPETITION: See Mattress Type Comparison to get detailed reviews about how Latex Mattresses compare to other mattress types.
BASIC INFO: Latex mattresses consist of all-natural, synthetic or blended latex like Talalay and Dunlop with covers made from organic cotton or regular materials. Latex mattresses are often deemed as the advanced version of memory foam mattresses.
|Lifespan||Latex mattresses on average have about a 8-year lifespan.|
|Price||Ranges from $1000 to $6000+|
|Conforming ability||Talalay latex models perform better in conforming ability.|
|Less back pain||The good conforming ability also benefits a person's back.|
|Maintenance||Rotating the latex mattress head to foot regularly will help maintain its comfort and supportability.|
|No Sleeping hot||The sleeping hot problem happens sometimes according to all-latex users.|
|No odor||Because of the materials consisted in the mattress, they may smell like rubber for a few days.|
|No noise||Latex mattresses tend to be quiet.|
|Edge support||The edge support is weak.|
|Middle area||Customizable beds on both sides may lead to an uncomfortable middle area|
|Sex suitability||Talalay's bouncy quality increases sex suitability to some degree.|
|Heavy person friendly||People over 230 pounds tend to enjoy a superb experience on thicker(10+") models of latex mattress.|
|Avg-sized person friendly||People with 130-230 pounds find the latex mattresses quite cozy for most models.|
|Light person friendly||People under 130 pounds can also find their suitable models.|
|Easy to move,transport||The latex mattresses generally weigh 65-190 pounds, so the degree of easy moving varies.|
Price & Value
Natural latex mattresses are much pricier than blended or synthetic ones, and correspondingly, natural latex performs better in areas like lifespan, sagging, etc.
Since each layer of the mattress can be flipped individually and replaced by a new layer, on average, the lifespan of a latex mattress is about 8 years which is longer than the average life expectancy of all mattresses.
The most complained problem that the latex mattresses received is compression. A significant number of users report that their beds develop uneven surfaces due to body impression after three years of everyday use.
For those who prefer firmer mattresses, Dunlop latex is a suitable choice while Talalay latex tends to be softer and more conforming. Know more at Mattress Firmness Guide.
Latex mattresses often provide 20 years warranty with about 10-year non-prorated coverage.In some cases, less expensive models have a shorter warranty scope of 5 or 10 years. Know more at Mattress Warranty: All You Need to Know.
|Flobeds Mattress||Foam Sweet Foam Mattress||Habitat Furnishings Mattress||Plush Beds Mattress||Savvy Rest Mattress||Sleep EZ Mattress||ZenHaven Mattress|
|Price Twin||$1100 - $1800||$1000 - $2150||$650 - $1050||$900 - $2025||$1700 - $3300||$625 - $1250||$1,300|
|Price Full||$1600 - $2800||$1400 - $2900||$800 - $1350||$1300 - $2700||$2400 - $4800||$995 - $2000||$1,700|
|Firmness||soft to x-firm||soft to x-firm||med-soft to med-firm||soft to x-firm||soft to firm||soft to x-firm||med-firm|
|Price Queen||$1780 - $3060||$1400 - $2900||$900 - $1800||$1400 - $2725||$2500 - $5200||$1095 - $2100||$1,900|
|Price King||$2000 - $3460||$1700 - $3700||$1200 - $2150||$1600 - $3075||$3300 - $6150||$1350 - $2495||$2,500|
|In Business Time||since 1979||since 1982||since 2001||since 2008||since 2003||since 1976||since 2011|
|Warranty||20 years (5-yr non prorated)||30-yr non prorated||20 years (10-yr non prorated)||25 years (10-yr non prorated)||20 years (10-yr non prorated)||20 years (10-yr non prorated)||20-yr non prorated|
|Latex Type||natural talalay||natural talalay / dunlop / combo||natural dunlop / talalay||natural dunlop / talalay||natural talalay / dunlop / combo||natural talalay /dunlop /talalay blend||/|
|Return Fee||ship fee||ship fee||$75 fee||$99 fee within 30 days/no fee after 30 days||/||$99 fee||ship fee|
|Cover||cotton/organic cotton||organic cotton||cotton||organic cotton||organic cotton||cotton/organic cotton||organic cotton|
|Exchange Policy||$75-$150 for new layer for the first 5 years(higher charge since the 6th year)||layer exchange within 60 days||within 365 days||layer exchange within 100 days||layer exchange within 90 days||layer exchange within 90 days||mattress flip within 75 days|
|Return Policy||100 days||120 days(after 30-days trial)||365 days||100 days||no refunds||90 days||75 days|
|Outstanding Feature||no need to send things back when exchanging a layer||30-yr non prorated warranty||a whole year trial||no exchange/ return fee||/||/||adjustable firmness on two sides|
|Exchange Fee||/||ship fee||$75 fee||no fee||ship fee||$30 fee||no fee|
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