• Blog, August 2019

Which Comfort Layer Should I Choose?

There are multiple comfort layers on the market; latex, foams, memory foams and the list goes on.

But what do they all mean?…

We have conducted a list of each of our materials and the pro’s and con’s of each one, so when you are shopping for a new bed at Beds for Backs, you will have some clarity on which comfort layer is best suited for you.

Latex: 


Pro’s 

– Comfortable

– 100% Natural made from sustainable resources
– Highly durable and long lasting

– Good body heat resistance in a firm mattress option 

– Hypo-allergenic 

– Mould, mildew, bed-bugs and dust mite resistant

– Available in plush or firm option
– Naturally contouring
– Limits motion transfer

- Reduced partner disturbance



Con’s 

– Heavy to flip and rotate
– The most expensive material
– Reputation as being “hot” after initially hitting the market 25 years ago 



Dunlop Deluxe HD Foam:


Pro’s
– Good quality Dunlop Foam

– Comfortable
– Durable
– Reduced partner disturbance
– 
Dunlop’s “Ultra Fresh” treatment to prevent bed-bugs and dust mites

Con’s

– Not a natural product and is chemically composed



Dunlop Enduro Foam: 


Pro’s
– 
Best quality Dunlop Foam
– Comfortable 

– High density foam meaning longer lasting

– Super durable
– Available in plush or firm option
– Dunlop’s “Ultra Fresh” treatment to prevent bed-bugs and dust mites

Con’s

– Not a natural product and is chemically composed



Visco:

Pro’s

- Comfortable 

– Absorbs pressure 

– Naturally contouring

- Great for blood circulation 

– Limits motion transfer

- Reduced partner disturbance 

– Available in plush or firm option

Con’s

– They can sleep hot

– They can lack longevity
– Some customers struggle to move on mattress

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