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Top 4 Best Firm Mattress Types

The No Bull Mattress Team

The No Bull Mattress Team

This article was written and fact checked by the team at No Bull Mattress & More.

The global mattress market is expected to grow from about 30 billion U.S. dollars in 2019 to over 43 billion dollars by 2024. Part of this can be explained by the amount of different types of mattresses available.

Getting a good night’s sleep is a critical step to staying happy and healthy. However, purchasing the right kind of firm mattress can prove to be a daunting task. Technically, if you are not sleeping on a firm and supporting base, there are higher chances that you will get sleepless nights.

Regardless of the amount you are looking to spend on a comfortable mattress, the fact is, you want to make sure that it is worth the investment before making the purchase. To help you make your decision, we have compiled a list of some of the best firm mattress types in the market that are worth the investment before you buy, no matter your sleep position.

Here is a breakdown of some different types of mattresses and the top-performing with the right firmness and features in the market:

Types of Mattresses

  • Pocket Spring Mattress

This mattress is much more comfortable because it is made up of separate, tiny springs that are often housed inside every fabric pocket. This means that, unlike open spring mattresses, each spring moves individually, giving further protection while creating amazing comfort layers.

You can get them in soft, gentle, or firm sizes, and they’re more breathable than polyurethane foam or synthetic mattresses- which is great if you’re still hot during the night.

These, on the other hand, are difficult to transform and can be packed with organic materials like lamb’s wool, which can aggravate allergies preventing them from being a perfect mattress.

If you’ve been searching for a bed for two people, this is a good choice.  It is mainly because of the independent springs that fit your various needs and weights while still reducing the chance of rolling into your companion in the middle of the night helping prevent body heat.

  • John Lewis Natural Collection Egyptian cotton 5900 mattresses

The king-size version of this luxurious mattress from John Lewis has 5,900 coils, ensuring sufficient firmness and comfort. It’s also filled with a special blend of materials, including Egyptian cotton and the most opulent fabric, common in bed linen because it helps control body temperatures.

Furthermore, the mattress has had a low environmental impact: more than half of the filling comes from a local farm, and the glue-free design makes the mattress fully recyclable.

This type of mattress is made of moldable materials that often react to temperature and weight and have hypo-allergenic properties used in modern mattresses today. It is also found a lot of times in a mattress topper. It makes it possible to conform to your body’s shape, absorb your weight, and relieve joint pressure, even for stomach sleepers.

Although this type of mattress has a sinking motion that some people dislike because it can get very hot, it is perfect for those who need help or have a sore back. It keeps your balance and aligns your spine horizontally while you sleep on your side. Here is an insight into one of the best types of a memory foam mattress.

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  • TEMP UR-breeze LUXE firm by Tempurdepic

With a height of 13 inches, this mattress is thick and strong, making it more sturdy and long-lasting helping you get quality sleep. If you lie on the side of the mattress closest to the edge that has higher density, it keeps you from falling too far in the mattress. With a mattress this thick, there would be little to no motion transfer creating motion isolation; if your partner thrashes around all night, this mattress might be your savior.

Since memory foam mattresses are notorious for trapping heat, Tempurpedic’s Smartclimate Max dual-cover system consists of a zip-off cover, and a super-stretch inner sheet is used to keep the mattress cool.

  • Continuous and Coil

Continuous coil mattresses are the most common budget option for mattress purchase that are made from a single looped wire. Conversely, an open coil mattress is made from single springs connected by a single wire.

This type of innerspring mattress are considerably less expensive than other mattress models, but be aware that the low price tag comes with the risk of them easily wearing out and sagging.

Since these mattresses are built as one unit, they move around a lot when you sleep, so if you or your companion tosses and turns at night, we recommend looking into other options. Here is an insight into one of the best types of continuous and coil mattress.

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  • The Mattress by Boll and Branch

Individually wrapped coils in these plush mattresses allow each spring to travel independently without moving to the other side of the bed. There are also reinforced coils at the mattress’s corners, creating a firmer mattress so you won’t feel like you’re going to roll off the bed if you sleep on one side.

Then there’s a layer of smaller micro-coils called nano-coils because they’re less than two inches long. This won’t change the mattress’s level of comfort, but they will keep it cool and ventilated for those hot sleepers. They also comprise two layers of latex foam, one natural and the other synthetic that is then placed on top of the coil layers.

  • Bed-in-a-Box

These mattresses have changed the way we buy beds and are a game-changer in the sleep industry. Casper, among the first bed-in-a-box firms, launched in the UK in 2016, and its success has prompted other companies to follow suit, including Simba and Leesa.

The term refers to the mode of delivering; instead of visiting mattress stores and waiting weeks for delivery, these mattresses can be ordered online and delivered in a matter of days, which can be both good and bad.

  • Tuft & Needle Mint

Tuft & Needle’s Mint Mattress comprises two layers of adaptive, graphite-infused polyfoam on top of a high-density polyfoam frame.

This technique improves Tuft & Needle’s flagship bed’s two-layer design, giving the Mint Mattress a plusher feel. With the top layer contours, the bed’s overall feel is made to be moderately firm, and the polyfoam doesn’t cradle or sink like polyurethane.

This ensures a comfort level of pressure relief and even reinforcement by creating a balanced feeling of sleeping “on” and “in” the mattress.

Final Thoughts

If I can give one piece of advice as you search for the ideal mattress of your dreams, it would be to stay focused on your needs and personal preference. This is a personal journey, so pay attention to the things that matter to you the most, as well as how you sleep. If you do that, I’m confident you’ll find a mattress that is ideal for you.

Besides, you can also contact us or visit our shop and work on ensuring you get the best quality product at an affordable price that will work best for you.

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