My wife and I bought a super comfortable Simmons BeautyRest World Class mattress with the pillow top.
That was about 16 years ago. It's now time to replace it. The pillow top has sagged in the last 6-7 years.
We both are side sleepers but she will occasionally lie on her back.
We are not impressed by the memory foam mattresses.
We are considering one of the Natura of Canada Greenspring mattresses.
We are both 6’ tall. I weigh about 250 lbs., and she is about 165 lbs.
What is your recommendation and pricing for the appropriate king size mattress?
I have very good low profile boxes and would hate to replace them.
Thank you, Paul
If those box springs are, also, 16 years old, you’ll risk much to save little.
The price of the set isn’t much more than the price of the mattress alone.
Any mattress you put on those old box springs, will have its warranty immediately voided. And, the mattress will conform to the weak spots in the box springs.
The Natura of Canada Greenspring mattresses use the same type of coil system, as is in your Beautyrest. The coil count is a little higher, but the coils are much stronger, made of double tempered steel.
Simmons does not temper the steel they use...never have.
What’s more, the Natural Talalay Latex is more resilient than the poly foam used in your mattress...which may have a little latex in it....depending on the model.
That information can be found on the white ‘law’ label at the head of your mattress.
And so, all of the Greenspring mattresses are firmer than they sound.
The Ultra Plush model is the most comfortable of the 4...and it’s the one we sleep on at home.
We are, each, over 200 lbs and our mattress remains in like new condition, despite being almost 6 years old.
It’s a very high quality mattress.
Here is a link to that line of mattresses. Scroll down to find the 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.
We had a Simmons World Class Beautyrest Mattress and was told they are not made anymore.
We were so pleased with that Beautyrest, we went out and bought a Simmons Beautyrest Recharge Mattress.
But, it's nowhere near the mattress Simmons called the World Class Pillow Top .
We see where you advise people who need a new mattress.
What do you recommend for us to buy?
Company name and model of mattress, Please sir.
Thanks, Tommy & Julia
Hi Tommy & Julia,
Besides this question, you posed another on Facebook.
The Facebook question, about a chemical free mattress, has been answered.
The response to this question conflicts with the Facebook question.
Simmons uses memory foam, which is toxic.
When Simmons originally went to using memory foam, several years ago, the memory foam was being cured, so there was no off gassing of the toxic chemicals used to make it.
More recently, there have been a lot of complaints about it.
If I were to answer this question without having seen the Facebook question, I would recommend buying a Simmons Beautyrest Platinum Series mattress in a Medium Firm and adding a soft all natural latex topper to replicate the feel of a pillowtop....(The World Class name has changed to Platinum).
This sleep system combination is the best way to get the longevity of your original Beautyrest, which had no memory.
Memory foam, besides being toxic, is short lived.
An all natural latex topper prevents the premature wear of the memory foam, but won’t save you from the toxic chemical off gassing produced by the memory foam.
The thing that makes a Beautyrest mattress so comfortable is the individually pocketed coils, which contour to the shape of the body and maintain the natural alignment of the spine.
The mattress in the Facebook post also uses that same coil system.
So, if you’re going with the chemical free mattress in the Facebook post, you’ll want the ultra plush model.
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