Beds - Anyone know of good brands?

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PostRe: Beds - Anyone know of good brands?
by No:1 Final Fantasy Fan » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:35 pm

I'm thinking of getting a Casper mattress £350 (£300 after discount code) for a single one
anyone got one? Its not over priced or under priced compared to whats out there in terms of memory foam mattresses
https://casper.com/uk/en/

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by Drumstick » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:31 pm

Who buys single beds these days?

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by Pedz » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:33 pm

Loners.

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by Green Gecko » Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:28 pm

You can't have sex on a memory foam mattress. It doesn't work. They also make you sweat like crazy.

I'm happy with the Silent Night 1200 pocket springs (you can get more). It doesn't seem to have degraded at all after about a year. It's softened, but it's meant to, coming "medium hard" by most standards.

It supports everything and sometimes wake up feeling like a breeze has sort of washed over me. Any pain is usually my fault from stupid sleeping positions (and I haven't sorted out my pillows yet). My back pain has improved considerably.

Edit: That looks like a spring/foam hybrid which is different.

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PostRe: Beds - Anyone know of good brands?
by andretmzt » Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:47 pm

I have a memory foam mattress and it's fantastic, no problems whatsoever. Did spend 800 notes on it mind.

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by Green Gecko » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:34 pm

I think it's more the breathable ones you want with the vents on the side.

The literal wedges of foam, not so great.

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PostRe: Beds - Anyone know of good brands?
by No:1 Final Fantasy Fan » Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:05 pm

Drumstick wrote:Who buys single beds these days?

Erm I was thinking of upgrading to a double bed. Didn't realise single beds weren't popular anymore?
Green Gecko wrote:You can't have sex on a memory foam mattress. It doesn't work. They also make you sweat like crazy.

I'm happy with the Silent Night 1200 pocket springs (you can get more). It doesn't seem to have degraded at all after about a year. It's softened, but it's meant to, coming "medium hard" by most standards.

It supports everything and sometimes wake up feeling like a breeze has sort of washed over me. Any pain is usually my fault from stupid sleeping positions (and I haven't sorted out my pillows yet). My back pain has improved considerably.

Edit: That looks like a spring/foam hybrid which is different.

There are no springs in this one actually...but the EMMA and SIMBA ones do I think. 1200 pockets sounds great and you can get it for under £300 from a quick google i just did.
Found this interesting article http://www.myfoammattress.net/guide/sex.html
andretmzt wrote:I have a memory foam mattress and it's fantastic, no problems whatsoever. Did spend 800 notes on it mind.

I'm surprised how expensive they can be so this one for £300 isn't bad

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by Bunni » Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:06 pm

We bought the cheapest mattress in IKEA when we were poor students just moved up to Scotland. Moved to a nicer flat with an identical outside but so much better inside mattress. Landlord turned out to be an absolute boot so when we moved out we stole hers and left the gooseberry fool one there. She never noticed and it's so worth it. 4 years later it's still comfy as gooseberry fool.

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by Green Gecko » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:24 pm

We got a good one with our bed frame second hand, the guy had excellent taste (and now drives a jaguar and works for AMD), but after it started to wane we swapped it for one that seemed a bit better condition from my mum. Terrible mistake, it was absolute agony after couple months.

Definitely never judge a mattress by its looks.

The main problem re sex on memory foam is your knees and other parts sinking in but I think what they're talking about in that article with regards to "wasting energy" on a sprung is one that is too soft. Spring won't react to heat or trap heat or anything like that, it really depends on the design. I'd definitely go for a mix if I could or add a topper to a sprung. Our "cloud" on top turned out great though, it's very soft filings. It's just cuddlier :)

Either way it is definitely worth spending good money on a brand new well received mattress, it improves your quality of life and you can take it around with you for 10+ years sometimes, if you take care of it.

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by Gently-Parted Ringpiece » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:53 pm

Im really tempted to get one of those Simba mattresses, the ones with the adverts of the big arse and little arse robots bouncing up and down.

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by Green Gecko » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:17 pm

I'm trying to imagine robots with arses and it's proving a mixture of difficult even for my well practised imagination and somewhat problematic.

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by Green Gecko » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:15 pm

Oh right, I was imagining something like robots from futurama with gigantic balloon asses jumping up and down like laughing children :dread:

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