A mattress is a large pad of clothing or different material used on or as a bed. It helps and supports the reclining body. Mattresses contain thick clothing which generally have a mix of hair, cotton, foam, straw, feathers etc. The word Mattress has been derived from the Arabic language, where it is known as “Matrah” which is defined as “a thing or place where something can be thrown down”. Europeans have adopted the culture of sleeping on mats/ mattress on the floor from the Arabs.
Earlier the mattresses used to contain natural materials like feathers, horse hair or straw. Later, in the 20th century the mattress maker started using innerspring core and fibres/cotton to fill up the mattress. In recent times, the companies use innerspring core or flexible and stretchable materials like latex and viscose-elastic. Now the mattresses come in different shapes, sizes, quality and material. The consumer can choose as per their requirements.
In the year 2016, two types of mattress were most popular which are; Innersprings and memory foam.
1. Memory foam mattresses: It holds the markets with almost 80% of the consumers being satisfied with it. The most popular mattress usually comes from this Category itself.
2. Innerspring: This type of beds receives around 63% satisfaction rating from the customers. But, the most popular mattress in terms of sales comes from this category.
Here, let’s know about the top Mattresses brands in the world:
10. Sealy Optimum Elation Gold (3.8 Stars)
The mattresses form this company has a 13-inch profile and rates between average and slightly above average in terms of customer satisfaction. This mattress has medium firmness. Some other varieties of their mattress contain gel foam which provides extra support. The company introduced the gel foam in their optimum line which keeps the mattress cool for longer durations.
9. Serta iComfort Hybrid Applause II (4.0 stars)
This mattress was rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by the customers in terms of comfort and satisfaction. The mattress uses two layers of gel memory foam which makes this mattress cool. The entire mattress has earned more than average rating in comfort and satisfaction. It has received fewer ratings in odours and heat resistant. The brand offers durability and longetivity in the long run. But the company doesn’t provide information which makes it difficult to compare the value and quality with other brands.
8. Serta iComfort Prodigy III (4.0 Stars)
Hybrid Applause II has replaced the previous iSeries applause and Vantage models. Applause II comes in two varieties Firm and Plush. These new models were well received with the customers. This variety has coil-in-coil innerspring system and topped with thin layer of gel memory foam and regular foam. The Hybrid line seems to perform better on motion isolation and is better in terms of durability. Customers has also reviewed on odour and heat control which seems to be good than previous varieties and it also offers longer return and trail period.
7. Sealy Posturepedic Hybrid Cushion Firm (4.2 stars)
This models seems to earn higher ratings then the other models offered by the same brand. This variety has become popular among the customers as it is also comes at lower prices. The hybrid series provides good support as it contains 825 wrapped titanium coils with thin layer of memory and regular foam. The mattress earns higher review for its durability claims.
6. Simmons Beautyrest Recharge Briana Luxury Firm (4 to 4.5 Stars)
This is another mattress introduced by the Simmons. It is known by different names in various stores. The reviews are not available on the internet due to the privacy policies of the Brand. Its different models vary from 4 to 4.5 stars. The mattress was introduced in the recharge collection and it is usually cost around $1000. The mattress has 850 wrapped titanium coils which give it higher ratings. It is best in the prices offered by the Brand. The mattress doesn’t provide density and support. Durability can be the issue with this mattress. It shows the signs of premature sagging with regular use. It also fails in terms of guarantee and warranty.
5. BedInABox Serenity Gel (4.3 Stars)
This mattress lies in middle to upper range category. The serenity Gel mattress has earned good reviews with an average of 4.3 stars out of 5 stars. The mattress comprises of two-inch cool-rest fabric which makes the mattress more soft and cool.
The Gel mattress uses low density foam. The mattress has heat complaint despite having the cooling gels but it earns higher reviews and rating in the durability section. The brand offers 60 days return policies.
4. Denver Mattress Doctor’s Choice Euro Top (4.5 Stars)
The new mattress launched by the Denver has become instant hit with the customers. The brand has a high reputation and goodwill in the market. Though the mattress lies at a little expensive side but it provides lots of comfort and support. The consumers have rated this product 4.5 star out of 5 stars.
3. Tempurpedic Cloud Supreme Breeze (4.5 Stars)
This mattress comes in the middle range of the brand. The mattress has received good reviews from over the 200 customers. The customers have given 4.5 stars out of 5 stars. This mattress provides softer feel and material which keeps it cools than its earlier brands. The brand uses medium and high density memory foams. The brand doesn’t provide much information about its products and their quality and layers. The mattress has higher durability, even suitable for heavy and fat people.
The only issue with this mattress seems to be the high prices. This mattress is very expensive as compared to the similar models of other brands. Odour is also a problematic issue.
2. Beautyrest Black Mariela Luxury Firm (4.6 Stars)
The Beautyrest Black Mariel Luxury Firm is a new model introduced by the Simmons. As this is new, so its reviews are not available on-line. This mattress is generally high in expenses. It costs around $2799 for queen size mattress. Its durability is questionable. Their Black line mattress performs better than other mattress. The mattresses have higher densities and contain many layer of foam. Pricing is more than the satisfaction of the customers.
1. Amerisleep Revere Bed (4.7 Stars)
Revere Bed by Amerisleep is the best brand in the world according to the reviews of the consumers. Out of 5, customers gave 4.7 star ratings from more than 500 verified customers. It is the most popular plant-based memory foam models this company. Its memory foam is derived from the soybean oils. The foam is manufactured by using natural process called Variable Pressure Foaming (VPF). This process emits no contaminant and chemical compounds. Customers seem to have no issues regarding the heat, odour and quality of the mattress.
All the mattresses have Celliant-infused covers. Celliant is a thermo-active material which is known for increasing the blood flow by converting body heat into the infrared light. This mattress provides relief from pain, support and durability. Maximum customers have given great reviews about the comfort. The brand provides 20 years warranty which in itself is a great feature.
In the above article, the best mattresses brands have been discussed. Mattresses provide support and comfort to the body while sleeping while is very important for the overall health of human body. Choice of correct mattress is very important as it can make or break your posture and will affect the human body and its health in the long run. In today’s time; the mattresses are made to tackle the health issue associated with modern lifestyle. It comes in all sizes and shapes and in different price range which makes it even more convenient for the consumers to choose from.