Myths vs Facts – The Science Behind Your Ageing Mattress

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Last Modified 18 November 2021 First Added 5 August 2015

By Chris Thomson

As mattresses get older, a lot happens to them in terms of hygiene, support and comfort. However, a lot of what you hear isn’t actually true and can be misleading. As part of our Replace Every 8 initiative, we decided to set the record straight and separate the facts from the fiction so you are more informed about the science behind your ageing mattress. This includes everything from the amount of years you should go before investing in a new mattress to what type of mattress you should be keeping an eye out for.

Our infographic aims to answer all question surrounding the science behind mattresses, separating myth from truth and fiction from fact. Take a look to see whether your mattress needs cleaning, if it’s the right one for you or if you potentially need to replace it.

Myth vs Fact: The Science Behind Your Ageing Mattress, an infographic from The Sleep Matters Club.

We hope this puts some common misconceptions to bed, quite literally! You ageing mattress could be the culprit behind your bad back and sleepless nights. Following the tips and tricks in this infographic will help you decide whether or not you’re in need of a new bed to greatly transform the quality of sleep you receive on a nightly basis.

If you have any questions about mattresses that you’d like answering, leave them in the comments below and we’ll give you our expert opinion!

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