FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Why switch to a Foam Mattress?

The number one reason to switch to an all foam mattresses is the amazing comfort!

Foam mattresses offer the absolute best support and durability. Foam mattresses have virtually no motion transfer so, you don't feel your partner moving around or getting in and out of bed. A foam mattress has cradling support and even weight distribution which dramatically reduces pressure points and holds your body in proper alignment.

 With our system you can have any comfort you can imagine from super firm to super plush and everything in between. We can also do dual comfort options so everyone gets a good night sleep.

Foam is a measured and tested product, yielding a high reliability on its performance. If you buy the right foam for the job, you will get the performance you expect and deserve.

What is Density?

Density is NOT firmness. Density is mass per unit volume. Flexible polyurethane foam density is measured in pounds per cubic foot or kilograms per cubic meter.  This number indicates the durability and lifespan of the foam. We classify a 2 lb foam (2 lb weight for a 12” x 12” x 12” cube) as high density. This is rated for an everyday use basis as seating or sleeping foam. For the average size adult, a 6” thick mattress foam typically lasts 10 years with basic maintenance (flipping and rotation of foam). As a seating foam, you can see anywhere from 5-10 years with proper care. Many items sold in stores or even online use the term ‘density’ to refer to firmness, a common mistake, so always ask or look for the actual number (2 lb or higher) to be sure.

Is Foam Hot?

Our foams do not trap heat and are very breathable with excellent open cell structure to help you sleep cooler.  

Huge strides in technology in the manufacturing of foam, memory foam in particular, have led to some amazing improvements! Some foams can be hot, especially certain memory foams that are sensitive to temperature and are slow responding.

What firmness is available?

We can do any firmness you can imagine.

Super soft, Soft , Medium, Firm, Extra Firm and Super Firm.

What does CertiPUR-US® seal mean?

The CertiPUR-US® seal on a bedding or upholstered furniture product means that the foam used in that product has been rigorously tested for emissions, content, performance and durability. Foams tested that meet the high standards of CertiPUR-US® testing are made WITHOUT: ozone depleters, PBDEs, TDCPP or TCEP (“Tris”) flame retardants, mercury, lead and heavy metals, formaldehyde, phthalates regulated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and are Low VOC ( Volatile Organic Compound) emissions for indoor air quality (less than 0.5 parts per million). Companies who manufacture foams that achieve the CertiPUR-US® seal, are tested randomly year to year (twice the first year they are certified) to make sure the foams and manufacturing facility are maintain these high standards.  This means peace of mind for the consumer, regardless of where the foam is made.

For more information, please visit https://certipur.us

How long does a foam mattress last?

Density is the main factor that will determine how long a foam mattresses will last.  A high density (2lb per cubic ft) polyurethane foam mattress has an average lifespan of 7-10 years based on a 6" thick slab. and average wieght people with regular maintenance( flipping and turning) Depending on the thickness quality of the foams used, how thick/layered the mattress is, the weight of the person(s) and mattress maintenance (occasionally flipping and/or rotation). A certified organic latex mattress can last anywhere from 25-40 years depending on similar factors.

What are your standard mattress sizes?

Twin size mattress (single): 39" x 74"

Twin XL mattress: 38” x 80”

Full size mattress (double): 54" x 74"

Queen size mattress: 60" x 80"

King size mattress: 76" x 80"

Cal king mattress: 72” x 84”

Crib mattress: 27.5” x 52”

Can I use any box spring with your mattresses?

As long as your box spring/foundation is rigid and flat it will work for our mattresses (like the firm, unbending support of a platform bed). If you are planning on using a box spring with a latex mattress we do recommend putting down a layer of peg board over your box spring to ensure it doesn't weaken or dig into the latex. A good mattress foundation should not have give or be springy and could lead to uneven wear and a shortened lifespan of your mattress.

What is ILD?

ILD (indentation load deflection) or IFD (indentation force deflection) is the measurement of firmness. A higher ILD/IFD number correlates to a higher compression level or firmness. ILD is measured by testing the number of pounds of pressure required to indent 4" of foam by 25% using a 50 square inch indentation. You may also see it referred to as the 25% ILD rating. So a foam with a 50 ILD rating, for example, would require 50 pounds of pressure to indent 4" of foam by 25% using a 50 square inch indentation. That would be considered an extra firm foam. An 11 ILD is a soft foam (only requiring 11 lbs of pressure), something that would be used in a memory foam pillow or topper.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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