I’m hoping you can offer me a mattress recommendation.
My husband is 6’4” 220# and sleeps 50% on his back and 50% on his side.
He has back problems and prefers a firmer mattress as a result.
I am 5’2” 135#, a side sleeper, and have trouble with pain in shoulders and hips, so I need a soft surface.
We prefer a Cal King size.
Can you tell me if the mattress recommendation includes a box spring?
Can I use my old ones with a new mattress?
Thank you for your time,
I, too, am over 200 lbs. with a very bad back.
What he requires is a mattress that provides firm support, which does not mean that the surface must be firm as well. A comfortable sleeping surface relieves pressure at the hip and shoulder without sacrificing the underlying firm support.
I’m recommending the same mattress my wife and I sleep on at home.
She, too, is over 200 lbs.
And despite our weights, our mattress remains in like new condition after more than 5 years of use.
I sleep and wake without back pain, thanks to the firm individually pocketed coil system that maintains the natural alignment of the spine.
The upholstery material is latex, which is comfortable without allowing you to sink.
Latex is and has been the best upholstery material for the last 100 years.
There is no memory foam in this mattress, which is the worst upholstery material ever invented and most commonly used in today’s mattresses.
It isn’t recommended to use old foundations, as doing so immediately voids the warranty of the new mattress.
As you’ll see by the price difference, you’ll risk much to save little...the definition of penny wise and dollar foolish.
I recommend the 5” foundation for your ease of getting in and out of bed.
Here is a link to that mattress...the Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush.
My husband and I have a Simmons Beautyrest World Class Silhouette Plush in an Olympic Queen.
It was handed down to us and we really like it, but we need a king size.
We like that when the other moves, the bed remains solid without any real noticeable movement.
We are in search for that same bed, but it seems that they are sold out. Can you direct us in the right way?
My husband is 5’10-165# I am 5’4”- 130#.
He wiggles and is all over during the night and I sleep on my stomach and side.
Thank you for any help,
That mattress is about 20 years old.
Simmons has gone through many changes since then.
In fact, Simmons isn’t even owned by Simmons, anymore.
An investment group bought them years ago.
That mattress isn’t out of stock. It’s no longer being made.
A new plush Beautyrest won’t last more than a few years under your sizes...due to the memory foam upholstery...that wasn’t even invented yet, when your mattress was new.
Memory foam is specifically designed to cause a mattress to need frequent replacing.
It’s all about profits, now, and not at all about quality...as it had been back then.
What makes a Beautyrest so comfortable is the individually pocketed coils.
Each coil moves independently from the others....contouring to the shape of the body and maintaining the natural alignment of the spine.
Today, that same contouring support can now be had by any number of manufacturers.
Unfortunately, most of those are using memory foam, as well.
Here is a link to a mattress I know you will enjoy...and for many years.
The Wolf Hybrid Tulah Plush Eurotop Mattress has No Memory Foam in it...upholstered with latex and polyurethane foams...the same upholstery materials used by Simmons when your mattress was new...and sporting an individually pocketed coil unit.
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