Greenspring Liberty Plush Euro Top. Experience deeper, more restorative sleep with the Liberty Plush Euro Mattress. Lush helpings of natural ingredients come together with a foam encased coil unit to gratify your hunger for luxury, affordability and eco-integrity.
Individually pocketed coils contour to the shape of the body and maintain the natural alignment of the spine.
The double tempered steel coils insure durability.
The upholstery is natural, US made, Talalay Latex.
Latex is extremely comfortable and equally resilient...for comfort that remains like new for many years.
A west coast delivery takes about 4 weeks to arrive.
White Glove Delivery is free and there’s no sales tax.
I suggest using a waterproof mattress protector with every mattress.
Keeping your mattress clean and dry will greatly extend the life and loft of the upholstery materials inside. Ours sleep cool and make NO Noise.
I currently have a 20+ year old very firm Beautyrest mattress.
We bought directly from the plant as a previous employee, and it is in good shape.
However, I am now in my late 50’s many pounds overweight with old back issues.
I have recently been experiencing pressure point issues in my shoulder and hip.
I am both a side and back sleeper.
I was thinking I needed a new mattress, but from reading your blog about the current manufacturing processes of mattresses, I believe I need to purchase the EverEden soft Talalay latex mattress topper but am unsure if I should order the 2" or 3".
Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you, Linda
I'm glad you found my blog before buying a new mattress.
You have something of quality that you would never be able to replicate with any of today's Simmons mattresses.
Being older and heavier, stay with the 2". It does a fine job of relieving pressure point pain.
The 3" is something we recommend for people, females mostly, who are small and petite.
In this case, more of a good thing is not better.
The 2" will keep your spine properly aligned.
Here is the link to the EverEden latex toppers.
You can order online. UPS Delivery is Free and there's NO Sales Tax.
Thank you for all the information on your blog. I’ve read many of the posts, and have some remaining questions I hope you can advise us about.
First, some statistics on us:
Me (64): 5 feet 4 150 lbs (side sleeper, heavy sleeper, unless awakened by restless sleeper!).
My husband (62): 6 feet 2 in, 180 lbs (a restless sleeper, several athletic surgeries, shoulder pain).
We are both active runners/swimmers etc with lots of resulting muscle tiredness.
Current mattress: Sleep-N-Aire double sided, Queen. Not sure exactly how old, but at least 5 years old.
This mattress sits on a platform as part of a queen bed set.
Our main questions:
1. Do we need to get a new mattress considering the type and estimated age?
2. When we travel we always have a King sized bed and we love it, so if we buy a new mattress we are considering a King size. We like the king because they are always more comfortable, in part because they seem to deaden the effects of movements either because of the size or the type of mattress.
A King is a big investment that would require new bed linens, rejiggering our room and dressers to fit comfortably, and figuring out if we could get a King up the stairs in one piece. Is it obvious we’d probably do better with a King size, considering how tall my husband is (6 ft 2 in)? Or are we just being ridiculous and if the bed were more comfortable and less jiggly we’d be happy in a queen?
Once we make the decision if we need to buy a new mattress, and then decide between Queen and King, I think the rest of your blog has answered most of my questions, but I would call you to go over the possibilities.
Thanks very much for all the good information and in advance for your suggestions.
It seems like you already have a handle on the down side of going King size.
It shouldn’t be a problem getting the mattress upstairs.
The foundation comes in two pieces.
The king isn’t any longer than the queen.
The advantages are:
You can get a mattress with an individually pocketed coil unit, which will do a lot to keep you from feeling each other move in the bed.
Another major advantage is in having the room to position yourself in ways you can’t with a king.
I’m 65 with lots of aches and pains...mostly at the hip and shoulder.
We sleep in a king, normally, but have been in a queen for the last two months...with another month to go until we get into our next home...and our king size bed.
It’s an incredible advantage to have the extra space to angle myself as I need to, to relieve pressure in this spot and that spot on my body...space I don’t have in this queen.
If you’re staying with the queen, and all that’s wrong with your current mattress is that it’s too firm, then all you need is an EverEden 2" soft Talalay Latex Topper to make it more comfortable.
It will help, a little, with the motion transfer.
If the topper is what you’re getting, here’s the link to those:
I need a new mattress for a queen size bed. I am 5'4 125 lbs my husband is 6.3' 250 lbs.
I have a lower back bulging disc that with sciatica pain going down the leg.
I am a stomach sleeper, which I try to avoid since it is not good for the back.
My husband prefers a medium firm mattress, no major problems with his back.
What type of mattress do you recommend?
Thank you, Linda
There's nothing wrong with being a stomach sleeper, as long as the mattress is firm enough.
The key to alleviating your sciatica pain is to keep your spine properly aligned.
You have worn discs in the small of your back. The nerves are being pinched by the bones.
Maintaining the natural alignment of your spine will prevent those nerves from being pinched, which will eliminate the sciatica pain that goes around the hip and down the leg.
Unfortunately, all of the name brands, that we've trusted over the decades, have gone bad.
That is to say, they've all been purchased by other companies, who are now only interested in recouping the investment and turning a profit.
They do this with Memory Foam.
They spend millions of dollars to convince you that memory foam is the best thing since sliced bread...and it is, from their point of view. It causes a mattress to need frequent replacing.
Memory foam is the only upholstery material that is temperature sensitive.
What happens, the memory foam softens as it warms from the body heat you give off.
When it softens, you sink into it....throwing off the alignment of the spine.
When you have any sort of disc related back problems, it will only make it worse.
The diabolical part of all this, is that when you get out of bed, the memory foam will recover to a point that a necessary sustained impression needed to prevail in a warranty claim won't happen.
Instead of being able to exchange the mattress under the terms of the warranty, you have to buy new. If you don't know that it's the memory foam causing the problem, you will simply repeat the mistake...sometimes, over and over again.
The goal of the manufacturers who are using memory foam, is to sell more mattresses, more frequently, to the same people.
It's all about profit and has nothing to do with quality.
From a consumer's point of view, memory foam is the absolute worst upholstery material ever invented. It's an expensive and a painful mistake that you must avoid making.
The quality of the components, is what you need to look for.
Simply going to a mattress store and picking out a mattress that's comfortable won't work today,
as it had in years past. Most mattress stores are a sea of mattresses...all loaded with memory foam.
In your case, you will need an innerspring mattress that will provide push back support against your spine to keep the discs in place and to prevent your bulging discs from herniating.
Since your husband is a big man, those coils need to be strong.
The best upholstery material...the most comfortable and the most durable...is all natural latex.
An individually pocketed coil will provide firm, contouring support that will maintain the spine's natural alignment. Upholstery material that provides surface comfort that won't let you sink, is natural latex.
Latex is and has been the best upholstery material for the last 100 years....nothing new here.
The best of this type of coil/latex hybrid mattress, that we've found after years of shopping the trade shows, is The Natura of Canada Greenspring.
There are 5 models in their line...none feeling as soft as they sound, due to the high quality and resiliency of the components used to make them.
The Firm model is down right hard.
The Plush model is firm.
The Ultra Plush model has a medium feel....and the one I would recommend for you.
The coils are made of double tempered steel and the primary upholstery is natural latex.
I am having a very hard time finding a mattress that won't sag under my 350 lb. frame.
This last one is going back after only six months.
My wife weighs a lot less, only 150 lbs.
I'm thinking that I need an extra firm mattress.
What do you think?
What would you recommend for my wife and I that won't sag?
After giving this some thought, I'm sending links to two products. You'll want both.
First, is the mattress.
This is a Canadian made mattress, using double tempered steel, individually pocketed coil system. The individually pocketed coils do a couple of things...they maintain the alignment of your spine and prevent the two of you from feeling each other move in the mattress.
This has the highest coil count available and the double tempered steel makes it very strong.
There are 5 models in this line, but I'm recommending the "Firm" model...which is too firm to sleep on comfortably.
But, it will hold a man your size for many years.
To soften the surface, only pure, all natural latex provides surface softness that provides relief of pressure point pain...and last a whole lot longer than any other type of upholstery material.
It will not negate the underlying firm support of the mattress.
The reason for doing it this way, is so that when the latex does wear out, which will take years, you then only need to replace the topper and not the mattress.
Each and every component in this sleep system is the highest quality available.
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