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#1 spr_maiden

Posted 14 March 2019 - 07:59 AM

Morning all

After waking with a sore back again for nigh DH and I, we are convinced our mattress needs to be replaced.  

I thought there was a recent thread on mattress recommendations though can't find it via a search. So, any mattress recommendations please? I'm looking online at the sleeping duck. Anyone have one? Is it hot? Is it thick enough?
Our current mattress is deep-walled with a topper, which we like.  Firm would be the go I think.

Any help appreciated!

#2 WaitForMe

Posted 14 March 2019 - 08:24 AM

We have the Eva mattress and so happy with it! No longer waking up sore at all!


Its not hot in summer at all, although I did notice I'm warmer in winter which is great. I'm not sure how they managed that. DH runs much warmer than me and he doesn't have any problems either.

#3 hills mum bec

Posted 14 March 2019 - 08:51 AM

I love our King Koil mattress, it's so comfy.  Ours is a pocket spring mattress which makes a huge difference to our old mattress which was innerspring.  The pocket springs means that the whole bed doesn't move when somebody gets in or out of the bed.

#4 SeaPrincess

Posted 14 March 2019 - 09:18 AM

We got a Koala mattress about a year ago and love it!

#5 spr_maiden

Posted 14 March 2019 - 10:06 AM

Oh pocket spring. I'm a restless sleeper,  so DH might appreciate that.

#6 Jenflea

Posted 14 March 2019 - 10:14 AM

Another King Koil fan! I love it. Bought at 45% off or so one sale time at Harvey Norman.

You need to try a bed IMO, especially if you're having back issues.

I actually found a slightly softer bed is better for my back and hips because my hips sink down in a bit which keeps my spine straighter.

#7 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 14 March 2019 - 10:15 AM

If you are in Melbourne Beds4Backs is great.


We have an ergolife contour mattress for the past 11 years and love it

#8 alfoil hat

Posted 14 March 2019 - 10:49 AM

We bought an Aldi mattress on the weekend. So far so good 😁

#9 spr_maiden

Posted 18 March 2019 - 07:27 PM

Thanks for the replies! Still looking.  Going to try a king koil in store this week then decide from there.

#10 spr_maiden

Posted 07 April 2019 - 11:24 AM

Finally got around to ordering a mattress. Remembered every morning, then got overwhelmed by choice.

Ordered the Eva bed in box.  Unbelievable price, and good trial period.  

Thank you for all the help!

#11 Manicmum

Posted 20 July 2019 - 03:08 PM

How is it spr_maiden?? I’m looking at sleeping duck.

#12 Mishu

Posted 20 July 2019 - 04:12 PM

We have an adjustable memory foam mattress. Extremely comfortable, esp for DH who had neck surgery last year - this mattress has meant that he has been able to sleep well pain free) for the first time in ages. It really does relieve back/neck pain.

However, we found the mattress to be quite hot. We ended up buying a wool/cotton mattress cover that allows the mattress to breathe and this has helped a lot. DH is perfectly comfortable now and not hot at all.

I'm still hot but our purchase of the mattress coincided with me starting to get night sweats, so I think there are other factors at play. I'm wondering what it is going to be like in summer :o

A couple of years ago this bed would have been perfect for me - I was always cold. Now I'm always hot. The fact that it hasn't been a cold winter (for me) doesn't help. DH thinks the mattress was worth the investment. I'm reserving judgment for the moment.

#13 WannabeMasterchef

Posted 20 July 2019 - 04:45 PM


#14 jovana

Posted 22 July 2019 - 08:20 AM

We bought ours from Regal sleep solutions.  They had 40% off around Boxing day sales. Not the top of the range, second best I think. It came down to around $1800.

I have terrible back (had surgery), leg and hip issues (bursitis), not to mention EDS, half of the time I have to crack joints back into place when I wake up. 🤣
But last 6 months I had the best sleep I ever had in my life.
I had these crampy, painful flare up in my back/hip every few months, I had none so far.

And it's super warm, I was out of bed for almost 2h, it was still warm when I made it.

My and DH are a bit chunky hehe so foam mattress wouldn't be an option.

I know you ordered your mattress, but just in case it doesn't work out I can highly recommend these mattresses, and customers service is amazing.

#15 Milly Molly Mandy

Posted 22 July 2019 - 08:36 AM

King Koil all the way. I slept on one at a hotel once and took a picture of the label.

I’ve had it for about 4 years and I reckon I still think “I love my bed” when I climb in at the 3 times a week.

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