Key Qualities to Assess When Choosing High Quality Latex Mattresses

Latex mattresses seem to have made a roaring comeback, but why? They have been around ever since the 1920’s, but their popularity dwindled once the more affordable innerspring mattress was invented. Now, though, consumers are jumping back on the bandwagon. If you’re in the same boat, there are some buying decisions you need to make.


In terms of comfort and support provided, you’ll want to assess foam density. The unit of measurement most manufacturers use to rank density is ILD (Identification Load Deflection). Although this term sounds complicated, it’s actually pretty simple to understand. Basically, it means the amount of weight it takes to depress one inch of latex when one square foot of weight is used.

The higher the ILD, the more firm it will be. Keep this in mind when trying to select a latex mattress that matches your preferences. Even though you can compare ILD numbers online, it’s a good idea to try mattresses of different ILDs out in person. You can see how firm or soft each one is until you find the perfect match. Read more from this blog.


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