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One key to a good mattress is starting at ground level

Posted by toronado3800 (My Page) on
Tue, Dec 6, 11 at 23:59

This is generically with all the mattress questions popping up lately.

If you are in the market for a mattress, check your bed or bed frame first. Especially for modern large 60 inch span queen and 80 inch span kings a little flex can be a big problem.

It only takes about an inch of give across a 60 (queen) or 80 (king) inches of mattress for most folks to start feeling a problem with their mattress and grumbling. One inch over sixty is less than 2% flex!

This bed frame is best left for the kids on their twins and fulls. It has no center leg to help bear your weight. Your box spring/foundation WILL flex in the center.
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Even with the lighter duty legs this bed frame will work better. Compared to a comparable model without the center support it only costs mattress stores four to ten dollars more depending on supplier!
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Even a traditional sleigh bed needs the center support with a peg leg for its center cross slat. Preferably install one for all three if you care or can. Wood cross slats FLEX.

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Thank you and remember you will probably spend as much on your mattress as a set of tires. Don't set it up for failure!


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RE: One key to a good mattress is starting at ground level

Also remember that mattress manufacturers will not honor warranty if there is not a center support system on queen & king beds.


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RE: One key to a good mattress is starting at ground level

"remember you will probably spend as much on your mattress as a set of tires. Don't set it up for failure!"

Um....our truck tires usually cost us around $1400 for 6 tires (dually). The mattress we just bought? $3000. (TempurPedic.)


Donna


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RE: One key to a good mattress is starting at ground level

Donnar, you have bought the 24" wheels and Z rated tires of the tire world!

Good news is I love memory foam mattresses.


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