Polyurethane Foam Mattresses
Many mattresses these days are constructed using polyurethane foam, and available in many varieties of quality, density, and firmness. But if you’re considering a new mattress purchase, there are some distinct drawbacks to polyurethane foam mattresses that you should consider before purchasing one:
A mattress constructed of polyurethane foam can give off a distinctive chemical odor and unpleasant fumes. This can be especially present in some memory foam mattresses. Some people may simply not like the odor while others may become ill after prolonged exposure.
Polyurethane foam mattresses are known to absorb and store body heat, this can make for a hot and uncomfortable night. Memory foam also may eventually lose its ability to restore themselves back to their original shape, causing depressed areas in the mattress and some serious discomfort when you try and sleep on them.
Poly foam mattresses can gradually disintegrate and lose their ability to support your body as they age. Cheaper models without memory foam may be insubstantial with no edge support, moving around as pressure is put on one spot.
Cotton is regarded as an great choice when it comes to comfort. It is soft, smooth, and feels comfortable to the touch. People are rarely disappointed when it comes to comfort with a cotton mattress. A high quality cotton mattress will be pre-compressed so it will never get lumpy, and hand tufted to ensure a consistent feel and luxurious comfort. Some more perks of a cotton mattress are:
High quality cotton, like the kind found in Shifman mattresses is hypoallergenic because it hasn’t been permeated with chemicals in the production process. This means none of those poly foam toxins make their way into your bed, making a cotton mattresses better for those who suffer from asthma or allergies.
Wicks Moisture and Breathes
Most people aren’t aware of just how much they sweat while sleeping. To keep yourself comfortable you need a material that is good at wicking moisture, which is cotton. Cotton can absorb the moisture released by your body and then release that moisture into the air.
Cotton mattresses maintain their integrity and are able to support your weight and body comfortably, for a long time.
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