Edited by babysaurs, 15 January 2013 - 08:50 PM.
Jump to content
matress reccomendation please
13 replies to this topic
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.
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
We're giving away a Mountain Buggy nano, the ultimate travel stroller - and here are some of the great entries so far.
A two-year-old's reaction to a game of "got your nose" shows it doesn't take much to make a toddler cry.
From the first scan photo to the baby covered in cake at their first birthday party, there are 15 photos most parents seem to share - and some they don't.
His job is to deliver babies, but this US obstetrician also has a unique way of celebrating the miracle of life.
A photo of a breastfeeding-friendly sign in a cafe has been posted to Facebook and shared by hundreds of mums around the world.
The newest Bugaboo Bee ? the Bee3 ? offers a variety of improved features, including a much asked-for bassinet and a rainbow of colour combinations.
Given the choice between maintaining their wage for six months to have a child, or having a reduced rate of pay for a time but a better deal on childcare when returning to work, there are no odds on what most working parents would choose.
We?re giving away the new Mountain Buggy Nano - the lightweight travel buggy! So show us the little things that make you smile for your chance to win.
Our first pregnancy ended the way we all expected it to - with a healthy, happy baby in our arms. What a true blessing he was, for we were not to know the heartache we were about endure.
'There must have been someone watching over us and saying, 'You must not get on that flight,' says mother who narrowly avoided boarding the Malaysian Airlines flight which exploded in mid-air over the Ukraine last night.
When it comes to successful breastfeeding, there is a wide variety to what is "normal", according to new research.
Your little toddler or preschooler can now get their nautical on with a new range of classic loafers by Australian show brand Skeanie.
For months, I have been telling myself not to worry that Jasmin isn't crawling or walking. This week I heard the term hypermobile for the first time.
They say that there is no bond greater than the bond between a mother and her child. But for some women, the mother-baby bond takes more time and effort to develop.
After a long break, Yumi Stynes gets a reminder of the pain - and the pleasure - of giving birth.
When Nathan Steffel's daughter Sophia died from a liver condition at just 6 weeks old, he reached out for someone to create a beautiful image of his little girl.
Can you imagine a life without TV or computers? Some parents are opting for a low-tech, screen-free life for their kids.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
The importance of speaking to your baby even if they are not old enough to answer back has been highlighted by new research.
Three lucky fans can win a Sea-Band Prize Pack valued at over $1000 each, which includes two Sea-Bands plus a $1000 Eftpos Gift Card!
It's not where she expected to give birth, but mum Corrine Cinatl is delighted that her daughter's roadside arrival was captured in a series of beautiful photos.
It's that time of year when the dedicated volunteers at The Nappy Collective do their bit to help out mums and children in need - and they need your help.
From misshapen cake babies to questionable text, from odd colour choices to internal organ recreation, these are the baby shower cakes that taste forgot.
The love of a family is usually tough to capture on camera. This is an exception.
Want to record your pregnancy as your belly grows? Here are some creative, fun ideas for photo shoots along the way.
Got a few old formula, Milo or coffee cans around the house? Use these fantastic upcycling ideas to create items for around the house and yard.
Emotional photos of two fathers meeting their newborn son have resonated with viewers worldwide, attracting thousands of Facebook likes and shares.
Lax about the slip slop slap with your kids as weather turns cooler? Here's a reminder as to why we have to remain vigilant for our children?s future health.
We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)
See how some parents and photographers have captured sleeping babies in unusual positions and using different props.
DIY your way to a better kitchen and make cooking easier with our clever hacks. (Some content reproduced with permission from mashable.com.)
Your baby or toddler will be nice and snug in these beautiful and fun winter pieces. Most are hand-made or knitted, and they're all designed to keep your little one toastie - and adorable!
Mind, body, beauty, life
We look at your wellbeing, covering health, relationships, beauty and fashion, mind and body.