Edited by babysaurs, 15 January 2013 - 08:50 PM.
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matress reccomendation please
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:38 PM
Need to by a new mattress as ours is old and dhshates it and has a bad back any recommendations? Happy to spend around $1000
Edited by babysaurs, 15 January 2013 - 08:50 PM.
Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:52 PM
We had a similar budget but ended up paying about $1,500'for a sleep maker, Kent, I think??
We liked a fairly firm mattress and it has been good.
I found it difficult to find anything in the $1,000 range. $600-700 seemed too cheap when we wanted it to last a long time, but then the next step up was $1500 - $2000 (ignoring those over $3K!!).
We shopped around a lot to compare specials and also limit yourself to only testing a few beds per shop. They all start feeling the same after a while!!
Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:28 PM
We bought the "body contour" mattress from Original Mattress Factory (OMF) in July last year. $1100 (after 40% off)
I suffer from arthritis, and this new mattress has been great.
I know they currently have 40% off at the moment, as we've just referred a friend to them.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:32 PM
Our mattress is great, it has a layer of springs, latex and then memory foam. It's brilliant - so comfy. We once had a memory foam mattress, I loved it but it died after about 5 years (mind you that was also two pregnancies for me so probably contributed).
Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:33 PM
We bought an ergoflex memory foam mattress. Best mattress ever! Still very happy almost 2 years later. Read some of the reviews.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:35 PM
Not sure where you are but we bought a mattress this year from Regal Mattress Solutions and both DH and I comment regularly about how much we love it. The factory outlet is in Noble Park right near our house and they seem to have clearances regularly.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:31 PM
Whatever you do don't buy a latex mattress - arrrrghhhh.
When we bought ours a few years back the lady in the shop told us they are a couple of degrees warmer than a normal mattress. We should of listened cause ours can get so hot at times.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:04 AM
Don't buy a latex mattress, you'll only have to buy another one. Our most recent one was a Sealy posturepedic and it's great. All the stores have good discounts at the moment.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:29 AM
I went to Snooze at Mile End homemaker centre. They have this computerised mattress that you lie on and then they give you recommendations. We had a great lady help us too.
Our puchase was more like $2500 but there were cheaper options. Also bargain hard. They will discount.
So check out Snooze. I found them great.
Edited by Ehill, 21 January 2013 - 11:30 AM.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:51 AM
Well we have a Latex mattress, King size on a futon base & it is the BEST bed both DH & I have slept on, mind you it cost $2000 & is worth it's weight in gold. I have back issues and DH is a large guy & there is minimal partner disturbance :-)
They are hotter but we're used to it, have had it for about 5 years now & love it although it's very heavy & hard to move as not firm like an inner spring etc.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:51 AM
Edited by PurpleNess, 21 January 2013 - 11:51 AM.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:16 PM
If you are in Sydney or Melb go to beds4backs they were great. Listened to what we wanted and recommended based on our needs. We got an $1,800 mattress.
Posted 21 January 2013 - 04:00 PM
I will second ergo flex. So cheap and is seriously the best mattress ever. If you've ever tried Tempur it's a bit firmer, but similar in that it's memory foam.
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