We need a mattress that's firm and comfortable that won't sag under very heavy people.
I'm 5'8" and almost 300 lbs. Hubby is 6'2" and 350 lbs. We are in pain.
After reading your blog, I know that you know what a difficult time we've had finding a mattress that lasts.
Any single mattress that's comfortable will not hold up well over the years under those weights.
My recommendation comes in two parts.
I good, strong, firm mattress for support and durability is where to start.
Add to that, a softer latex topper for surface comfort that wears well.
As the years go by, you'll eventually need to replace the topper.
But, because the latex topper will do a great job of absorbing your body weights, the mattress will last longer than it would normally, which will save you from having to replace the mattress for quite a long time.
The items I'm recommending will allow you to sleep without pain.
The mattress is the Natura of Canada Greenspring in Firm.
Click on this link to view specifications and prices:
I wrote to you back in January about our mattress being too firm.
You recommended a Suite Sleep Latex Mattress Topper to make it comfortable.
I found other latex toppers online for a lot less cost, so I went with that instead.
Here it is, 8 months later, and what was comfortable is not anymore.
Did I make a mistake, or are you giving out bad advice?
Since you didn't follow my advice, I don't see how you can even entertain that question!
You made a mistake. You went cheap. Cheaping out always costs more in the long run.
Cheap latex comes from China, where they add fillers to the mix when processing their latex.
The result is what you've experienced...a very short lifespan and a total waste of your money.
The Suite Sleep Pure, Organic Latex Toppers are made of the highest quality latex on the planet.
Your choice to 'cheap out' resulted in you spending more than you would have if you had taken my advice.
Replacing that cheap latex with a 2nd cheap Chinese latex topper will cost you more to get comfortable sleep than if you had bought the Suite Sleep Latex Topper to begin with, which lasts for many years.
There's no value in going cheap. You get what you pay for...an axiom that has aways been true.
There's no substitute for quality, and no better value in the long run.
The Suite Sleep Pure Organic 2" or 3" Soft Latex Topper is what to buy.
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