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When is the best time to buy a mattress?

When is the best time to buy a mattress?

When it comes to buying a mattress, timing is everything! It’s a purchase that requires careful consideration and research, so it’s important to make the right decision at the right time. But when is the best time to buy a mattress?

When its had more than a few birthdays

Most experts agree that a good quality mattress should last you about 8 years or so before it needs replacement. Unfortunately, no mattress lasts forever. While some models are more durable than others, they will all eventually begin to show signs of wear and tear and this can affect your level of comfort. So, if your mattress is approaching its eight birthday, it might be time to start shopping around. 

When you’re moving out of home

Moving out of your parents' house and into your own space is a big milestone, and it’s also a good opportunity to buy a new mattress. Celebrate your newfound independence and enjoy a fresh start in your new home by investing in a brand new mattress tailored to your preferences. It's a great way to establish a solid foundation for restful nights sleep, which is very important when you’re trying to keep up with the demands of adulthood!

When you’re moving in with your partner

Sharing a bed with a partner introduces new considerations when it comes to mattress shopping. If you and your partner have different comfort preferences or body types, it may be time to purchase a new mattress that caters to both of your needs. Opting for a mattress with motion isolation features can minimise disruptions caused by partner movement, ensuring a peaceful night's sleep for both of you - or, you may even want to consider a split king adjustable bed! A split king combines two single long mattresses, so you can each select the sleep surface that most suits you. Both sides of the bed can also be individually adjusted, making it simple for you to get into the sleeping position that most suits you. 

When your kids are growing up

As your children grow up, their needs change, and so should their sleeping arrangements. Upgrading your kids' mattresses is an important consideration when determining the best time to invest in a new one. The comfort and support provided by a mattress play a vital role in their physical development and overall well-being. As they transition from cribs to beds and experience growth spurts, a mattress that suits their changing bodies becomes essential. By providing them with a comfortable and supportive sleep surface tailored to their needs, you can contribute to their healthy sleep habits and ensure they wake up refreshed and ready to take on the day.

When you want more space

As life progresses, your sleeping requirements may change. Whether you find your current mattress too cramped or you simply want more space to stretch out comfortably, upgrading to a larger mattress size can make a world of difference. This is particularly relevant for couples who are sharing a smaller bed or for those who feel confined in their current sleeping arrangement.

When you can’t get comfortable

When you find yourself tossing and turning night after night in a desperate attempt to find a comfortable position, it's no longer just a minor inconvenience—it's a problem that’s impacting the quality of your sleep. The resulting fatigue, body aches, and exasperated looks the next day are clear indicators that something needs to change.

While an occasional restless night is normal, if it becomes a recurring pattern, it might be time to consider a more substantial solution, such as investing in a brand new bed. 

Comfort plays a crucial role in ensuring restful sleep, and if your current mattress has lost its support and shape over time, it can significantly impact your sleep quality. Trust your body and recognise when your mattress is no longer providing the comfort you need.

When you’re suffering from allergies

If you regularly find yourself waking up with allergy symptoms like sneezing, congestion, or itchy eyes, it might be time to bid farewell to your old mattress. Investing in a new mattress made from hypoallergenic materials and designed to resist allergen buildup can significantly improve your sleep environment and alleviate allergy-related sleep issues.

When you’re suffering from back pain

If you wake up with back pain or frequently experience discomfort during sleep, it may be a sign that your mattress is no longer supportive enough. Investing in a mattress that provides optimal spinal alignment and pressure relief can alleviate these issues and contribute to improved sleep quality.

Where to buy a mattress

So, you know when to buy a mattress, but where should you buy one - in store or online?

Both options offer their own unique benefits. Shopping in store allows you to get in-person advice and experience different options firsthand, while shopping online makes purchasing a new mattress easy and convenient. 

The best option really depends on how you like to shop - just make sure you check the warranties and policies of any mattress retailer that you purchase from. At Bedshed, we offer a 60 Night Comfort Guarantee, so you can sleep peacefully knowing that if it’s not a match made in heaven, you can exchange your new mattress. 

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