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Our Guide to Caring for Your Mattress

Everybody knows that their mattress is an important part of a good night’s sleep. A poor or old mattress can leave you waking with aches and pains and can affect the amount of quality sleep that you get. If you have been looking for mattresses and beds for sale in Blackpool, you will be well aware of the amount of thought that goes into buying a new mattress. So, once you have found the perfect mattress it is important that you care for it. Here we will look at 5 ways to extend the lifespan of your mattress and ensure that you get as much comfort from it as possible.

Mattress Covers

Buying a mattress cover is one of the easiest and best ways to protect your mattress. A mattress cover is simply a thin layer of material which goes between the mattress and the sheets to protect your mattress from dust and dirt as well as protecting your mattress from perspiration and avoiding damp. They are very easy to clean and provide excellent protection for your mattress.

Turning Your Mattress

Whether or not you have turn your mattress is dependent on the type of mattress you have bought. Many latex and memory foam mattresses will not need to be flipped, however you can still rotate your mattress to make sure that pressure is not always applied to the same place on your latex mattress. It is recommended that you flip your mattress every 6 months to ensure that it retains the correct amount of support.

Airing Out Your Mattress

Airing out your mattress is a great way to allow any moisture to evaporate and keep your mattress in good health. To air out your mattress all you have to do is simply take all of the sheets of the mattress and leave the bed for around half an hour.

Carefully Clean Your Mattress

The way in which you clean your mattress can alter from mattress to mattress. For some, it is preferable to vacuum your mattress in order to clean off any dust. However, this may damage the layer fillings of some mattresses, so using a soft brush is preferable. If you need clean up any stains it is important to avoid the use of excessive liquid as this could damage your mattress. Getting the manufactures recommendations on this is the best way to avoid damaging your mattress when cleaning.

Getting the Right Base

It is important to consider how your bed will compliment your mattress when seeking beds for sale in Blackpool. It is recommended that these items are bought together to ensure that they will complement each other. The wrong base could shorten the lifespan of a mattress so it is important to carefully consider the decision.

If you are looking for beds for sale in Blackpool, Prestige Beds offer free delivery across Lancashire and have a great range for you to consider. Whether visiting us online or at one of our beds shops in Preston, Blackburn and Burnley you can expect a great service, with friendly and helpful advice.