Mattress Buying Guide
What is the best type of mattress?
Each type of mattress has its benefits, firmness, and feel. As each body is different, it is important to know your sleeping needs to choose a mattress that can provide you with the best support and comfort.
When choosing a mattress, you should think of your sleeping circumstances, the level of support you need, and the feeling you want to achieve. If you want a traditional mattress with natural fillings offering great support, then a pocket spring mattress might be the right choice. A memory foam mattress might be your best choice if you need a mattress to help alleviate back pain.
When it comes to firmness, the most important thing is to choose a mattress that you feel comfortable on.
What mattresses are recommended?
We recommend you check our Award Winning Mattresses section for the best-selling options.
- Best Overall: Hybrid Mattress – for a balanced sleeping experience
- Best for Back Pain: Memory Foam Mattress
- Best for Cooling: Pocket Spring Mattresses and Latex Mattresses
- Best for Allergies: Hybrid Mattresses and Latex Mattresses
- Best for Side Sleepers: Memory Gel
- Best for Back Sleepers: Pocket Spring Mattresses
- Best for Stomach Sleepers: Memory Foam and Latex Mattresses
- Best Budget Mattresses: Giltedge and Silentnight Mattresses
What are the sizes of mattresses?
The table below shows the lengths and widths of all UK-sized mattresses
Mattress Size Table
|2'6" x 6'3"
|75cm x 190cm
|3' x 6'3"
|90cm x 190cm
|4' x 6'3"
|120cm x 190cm
|4'6" x 6'3"
|135cm x 190cm
|5' x 6'6"
|150cm x 200cm
|6' x 6'6"
|180cm x 200cm
How do I choose a mattress?
Sleeping on a supportive base is essential for a good night's sleep. Before purchasing, it is important to research what mattress is best for your individual sleeping needs. When you shop for a mattress, you should consider the following: mattress firmness, your sleeping position, your weight, special needs (joint pain, back pain, allergies, asthma), and your budget.
What is the healthiest type of mattress?
The healthiest mattress provides you with the right amount of support and comfort. Memory foam and pocket springs offer the most benefits as these systems help keep your body properly supported, leading to a more regenerative and deeper sleep. This, in turn, will help make you feel refreshed and recharged when you wake each day. Sleepeezee mattresses have a range of hybrid mattresses encompassing both pocket springs and memory gel, offering the best of both worlds for comfort and support.
How do I choose the right mattress firmness?
The right mattress firmness depends on your body shape, weight, sleeping position, and preferences. We offer a wide range of mattress firmness from soft to firm that you can find in our "By Comfort" Section.
If you are a back sleeper, you should opt for a medium-firm mattress. As a side sleeper, you should try a medium-feel, and as a stomach sleeper, a firm mattress might be your best option.
How do I dispose of an old mattress?
We are highly committed to protecting the environment. Therefore, we offer a Disposal and Recycle Service. We can collect your old mattress as soon as we deliver a new one, rest assured that we will dispose of your old mattress in an environmentally friendly way.
What are the different types of mattresses?
Open Coil Mattress
The open coil mattress is a popular budget option that contains one long piece of metal wire coiled into numerous springs. They are the most common type of mattresses, but with the new industry innovations, they tend to be less supportive than other mattresses.
Pocket Spring Mattress
Made from individual springs housed in their fabric pocket, providing more support than open coil mattresses.
Made from memory foam, a mouldable material that responds to temperature and weight and has hypo-allergenic properties.
Filled with latex foam, this mattress is breathable and prevents overheating. They are also good for those suffering from allergies or asthma.
A combination of pocket springs and other materials such as memory foam or latex. They often come as a pocket spring base and a memory foam layer, combining comfort and support.