Types of mattresses available in India
A firm base or a memory foam bed mattress would make a huge difference in the sleeping pattern of individuals suffering from backaches and neck stiffness. Similarly, people looking for an affordable option with basic features can skip hunting for the different kinds of bases and go for the waterbed base as it is both comfortable and flexible.
The coir mattress is an Indian specialty and feature coconut coir to make the base of the mattress. The coconut fiber also make these mattresses an eco-friendly option to opt for. Coir mattresses are comparatively firm as compared to a foam mattress and are also significantly more affordable. The disadvantage of a coir mattress is that is sags quite soon and can not be brought back to its original shape.
Memory Foam Mattress
A memory foam mattress would be an ideal pick for side sleepers. The memory foam bed mattress contains several layers of foam that prevents the mattress from sagging and getting too firm on one side. With a memory foam mattress, you would not need to flip it routine to maintain its flexibility.
If coir mattress is too firm for you, you can opt for the spring mattress. Going by its name, this mattress has the presence of springs and is comparatively more bouncy. The disadvantage of the spring mattress is its motion transfer, making co-sleeping an issue among couples. The spring mattresses come with a lifespan of approximately six years depending on the usage.
The foam mattress is the most popular variety in India as it provides a soft support to the back. This variety features foam inside the cushions instead of coir and hence are very soft and comforting. A foam mattress is also the best mattress of backache, hip pains and have an average lifespan of seven to eight years. The presence of cushions in the foam mattress provides heat during winter months making them a covetable mattress for cold weather places.
The latex mattresses feature latex that may come both natural and synthetic resources. The latex mattresses come in a variety of firmness levels to suit all kinds of sleepers. Latex mattresses help provide relief from back and shoulder pain with their dense structure as compared to other varieties. Latex mattresses are available in two varieties, namely- the dunlop latex and Talalay latex. Latex mattresses can last for long periods that can go more than 8 years.
Most popular mattresses available online-
Wakefit Orthopaedic Memory Foam Mattress
Wake-fit mattresses come from one of the top manufacturers of mattresses and come with a 20-year warranty. With a medium firm feel, this mattress is rated as the best orthopedic mattress in India. Made with high-quality memory foam, this mattress provides excellent support to back and neck and encourages a sleep that sound and restful.
SleepyCat – Orthopedic Gel Memory Foam Mattress 78x72x6 inches
The SleepyCat Gel Memory Foam mattress has the new-age feature of cooling crystals that regulate your body temperature throughout the night. This mattress provides back support by adjusting to the contours of the body-making for a personalised comfort for every individual. This mattress features a high-density foam support layer that adds firmness, durability, and structure to the mattress. The mattress also features an ultra-premium washable outer cover made of high GSM knitted fabric for added comfort and flexibility.
Wakefit Dual Comfort Mattress
The wake-fit dual comfort mattress can be used from both sides. The dual mattress features a firm side and soft side to give flexibility to every individual. The dual side in this mattress is also provided as a firm mattress is advised for winter months and so customers can make these changes easily with a single mattress. This mattress from Wakefit comes with 5 years of manufacturer’s warranty.
Sleepyhead 3 Layered Orthopedic Memory Foam Mattress 78x60x6 inches
The Queen size Sleepyhead foam mattress features layers of memory foam and a springy breathable foam. Combining the right amount of firmness and bounciness, these mattress also comes with a 100-day trial offer from the manufacturer. This mattress is ideal for everyone as the memory foam helps in providing pain relief and the spring foam underneath gives a soft and comfortable feel.
Home by Nilkamal Value 4 inch Single Size Foam Mattress 72x36x4
Nilkamal Mattresses come in all 4 firmness varieties which are medium soft, medium firm, firm and high Firm along with the bases of spring, coir and foam to give buyers a multitude of customizations. This foam mattress offers excellent back support and has a high resilience which avoid sagging over the years of usage. The mattress also has air vents that provide high breathability during the warmer months.
Sleepwell Activa Firmtech mattress
Sleepwell Activa Firmtech mattress is probably the most affordable mattress available in India and is also the most popular. The product comes with the manufacturer’s warranty of 2 years and is treated with the Health Fresh Technology to provide safe usage and prolonged comfort.
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