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#1 babysaurs

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.

#2 Girlo

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!!

Good luck original.gif

#3 mummy to e&j

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.

#4 mamma2miracles

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).

#5 Cyaira

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. original.gif

#6 than4

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.

#7 belinda1976

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.

#8 babysaurs

Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:39 PM

We are in sa

#9 Also sprach

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.

#10 Ice Queen

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.

#11 PurpleNess

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.

#12 PurpleNess

Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:51 AM

dble post

Edited by PurpleNess, 21 January 2013 - 11:51 AM.

#13 VeritasVinum

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.

#14 ACO

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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