Products - Choosing a Mattress
You may not notice your bed
has worn out, because over time your body constantly makes small
adjustments. It takes sleeping in a good bed really recognize the
difference. If you ache in the morning and donít want to stay in bed,
its probably time for a new mattress.
Everything good you do for yourself may be negated by a bad bed.
Exercise and proper diet can only do so much if your body is resting
in a position without proper support. Breathing and circulation are
affected and you donít have the comfort that allows you to fall into a
Most mattresses are spring units upholstered with layers of padding. A
quality spring should give an average-size adult a support life of ten
to twenty years. Yet, most padding in name-brand beds wont last nearly
When a bed doesnít contour enough, your weight is
supported on your hips and shoulders. Pressure on these points is not
only uncomfortable but can cut off circulation and cause you to toss
and turn all night. Without proper support you sink in and lose good
posture, much like sleeping in a hammock.
A well-made mattress of high quality materials will return to its
original shape so you wont need to turn it every month to fluff up
poor quality padding. It will hold you in good posture with a feeling
that is comfortable.
Read the article in Consumer Reports for the most reliable information
about beds, and mattresses. Also visit the Monterey Mattress Showcase
Galleries to see the superior construction and materials we use. The
final step is to lie down on the beds to feel the difference.