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Common Mattress Complaints

When you have worked in a particular field for a long period of time, you get to the point where you have "seen it all". I would say I am certainly at the "seen it all" point in my mattress career. Sometimes I have even seen much more than I cared to see!

But I have also heard it all, including most every possible complaint about mattresses. Remember, I sell new mattresses, so that means that when I see people in the stores, it is because their mattress is beyond bad and they are very ready for a new one.

Here are some of the most common complaints about mattresses, see if any of them strike a chord with you:

  • Big valley, dip or body impression in the mattress. 
  • The mattress makes me sweat, sleeps hot and doesn't "breathe"
  • I can feel my partner's every movement in the bed
  • I wake up with stiffness in my back and/or neck
  • my mattress is too firm or too soft
  • my mattress is too small or too big for my room or lifestyle
  • my kid/pet had an accident on my mattress
  • My mattress is too tall/to low to the ground
  • My mattress is too heavy to make/flip/move
  • My mattress no longer feels like it did when it was new
  • I like firm and my partner likes soft
If any of these sound like you, you are a prime candidate for a new mattress. That doesn't mean you have to spend thousands of dollars on a new mattress. A good quality, USA made organic, natural or non-toxic latex or memory foam mattress should cost you less than $2500.