Shopping for a mattress is one of the most challenging tasks that you can think off because you are hard hit by a variety of options very similar to each other. Moreover, the annoying salesperson is always there to get the sale closed as quickly as possible; not enabling you to decide what does a mattress has to offer.

On the other hand, shopping online for a mattress can be equally intimidating even though you don’t have to worry about that ever-persuasive salesperson. But you can go through the features of each bed conveniently and with meticulous detailing. There are numerous options at your disposal, and they have various benefits.

Some of them are good for couples while others are suitable for side or back sleepers. Some brands focus more on support features while others emphasize more on motion transferability. Not all mattresses are perfect for all the needs of all the users. Therefore, before purchasing one, you must carefully examine what elements you want in your mattress and what brands are offering these in their products.

We have picked four popular brands among the consumers and put them in a roundup for your convenience. We have selected AmeriSleep, Nectar, Loom and Leaf and Tempur-Pedic in this post.

So let the comparison began!

Construction

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Layers Four layers of memory foam Four layers of memory foam Four layers of memory foam Four layers of memory foam
Construction 3″ Bio-Pur Comfort Layer

2″ Active Flex Layer

2″ Affinity Layer

7″ Bio-Core Base Layer

1″ 4 PCF Gel Memory Foam

3″ 3.5 PCF Memory Foam

1.75″ Polyfoam

5.25″ 2.2 PCF HD Polyfoam

2.0″ of gel memory foam

2.5″ of memory foam

2.0″ transition Polyfoam

5.5″ support foam

2” memory foam

2” memory foam

4” polyurethane foam

3.5” polyurethane foam

Height 14″ 11″ 12″ 11.5″

AmeriSleep Mattress

All mattresses from AmeriSleep come with three primary layers. The topmost layer of the bed features an open cell structure which helps in improving breathability. The transition layer assists in providing a cushion between the top layer and the base of the mattress whereas; the base layer comprises the dense supportive foam and lies at the bottom of the mattress.

Nectar Mattress

Nectar beds are comprised of well-integrated eleven-inch gel memory foam that consists of four different layers. The top layer is one-inch thick and is made of gel memory foam. The middle layers are usually the two memory foam layers, and the base layer of Nectar mattresses is made of Hi-Core memory foam which means that it is very dense and further improves the responsiveness and support level of the bed while preventing sinkage.

Loom and Leaf

Loom and Leaf mattresses have four layered construction. The top layer of this mattress has a two-inch width and, it is made of gel infused memory foam. The second layer has a thickness of two and a half inches and is made of memory foam to provide you with an excellent and in-depth compression support level. The third layer comes with two-inch thickness level, and the brand uses transition poly foam for its development. The base layer comes with a thickness level of five and a half inches and constructed with support foam.

Tempur-Pedic

The top layer is comfort layer, and it measures to be two-inch in width. It is made of memory foam. The second layer formed of memory foam provides integration between the top layer and the base layer at the bottom. The third layer is formed of polyurethane foam and varies in thickness ranging from four to four and a half inch, and you can opt for your preferred option based on your needs. The base layers serve to be the foundation of the mattress, and it ensures that the bed provides you with excellent edge support.

Verdict/Winner: AmeriSleep

Firmness

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Firmness 6.5 out of 10 6 out of 10 7 out of 10 6 out of 10

AmeriSleep Firmness

AmeriSleep Firmness

Different mattresses from AmeriSleep including AS1, AS2, AS3, AS4, and AS5 come with varying levels of firmness. The AS1 mattress is the most firm in all five options while AS5 is the least firm in all of them. The other three comes with medium-firm and medium-soft features. AS1 and AS2 are best for stomach and back sleepers while AS3, AS4, and AS5 are best for side sleepers or people who don’t prefer any sleeping position. Please keep in mind that for heavy people, AS4 is slightly softer than reality.

Nectar Firmness

Nectar Firmness

Three out of four testers rated the mattress to be six on the firmness scale where one is soft, and ten is firm. It means that the bed has medium to slightly firm feel. There is an initial soft feel due to the memory foam layer and then comes the slow responsive middle layer.

Loom and Leaf Firmness

Loom and Leaf Firmness

Here, the ratings from the testers might vary from 6 to 8 on the firmness scale, but most of the users are of the view that L&L mattresses have a medium-firm feel. You will have a sinking feeling when you sleep on your back or stomach but will get more support if you switch to your side sleeping position. If you prefer firm mattresses, then L&L also sells the firm versions of the beds that are best suited for the stomach or back sleepers.

Tempur-Pedic Firmness

Tempur-Pedic Firmness

The Cloud Supreme model form Tempur-Pedic is rated as a medium while bulky people will feel it to be on the soft side. Plus, they will also experience a high degree of sinkage. The brand also has a hard version that can offer you with a firmness level ranging from seven to eight and is best suited for the back or stomach sleepers.

Verdict/Winner: Loom & Leaf

Cover

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Cover Polyester-Celliant Blend Tencel-Cotton Blend

White colored

100% Organic

Gold lettering on the embroidered portion with white background

94% Polyester 6% Spandex

2-tone grey and white coloring scheme

AmeriSleep

Besides, the Celliant covering on all AmeriSleep mattresses which are developed to assist in regulating body temperature. This covering is two-toned and provides an elegant look to your bedding.

Nectar

The covering of the mattress features Tencel infused quilting to enable you to sleep cool at night and feel the softness while you sleep. The quilting can quickly adjust to any sleeping position as well as any type sleeper regarding weight.

Loom and Leaf

The cover on the Loom and Leaf mattress is made of 100% organic materials which increase the overall breathability of your bed. You will be able to sleep relaxed and won’t get that sticky feeling in the morning.

Tempur-Pedic

The covering of the Tempur-Pedic mattresses looks very elegant. It has moisture-wicking properties that don’t allow you to wake up sticky in the morning.

Verdict/Winner: Nectar with Tencel cotton

Materials

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Materials 3″ Bio-Pur Comfort Layer

2″ Active Flex Layer

2″ Affinity Layer

7″ Bio-Core Base Layer

1″ 4 PCF Gel Memory Foam

3″ 3.5 PCF Memory Foam

1.75″ Polyfoam

5.25″ 2.2 PCF HD Polyfoam

2.0″ of gel memory foam

2.5″ of memory foam

2.0″ transition Polyfoam

5.5″ support foam

2” memory foam

2” memory foam

4” polyurethane foam

3.5” polyurethane foam

AmeriSleep

The top layer of this mattress is made of Polyester-Celliant blend which keeps you cool at night whereas, the beds have different layers of memory foams with varying levels of density and response levels.

Nectar

Nectar mattresses are equipped with a couple of layers of memory foams as well as a couple of layers of polyurethane foam. These two types of memory foams with different levels of density provide you with proper edge support and spine alignment.

Loom and Leaf

Loom and Leaf mattresses with different layers of memory foam also come with varying levels of firmness levels and densities to ensure that you can get proper rest and get up next day ready to take on whatever happens.

Tempur-Pedic

Similar to Nectar, Tempur-Pedic also comes with two different layers of memory foam at the top that are supported by two polyurethane foam layers at the bottom which make the mattress one of the best options for backache solutions.

Verdict/Winner: Tempur-Pedic with therapeutic characteristics

Motion transfer

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Motion Transfer Minimum Minimum Minimum to Moderate Moderate

AmeriSleep

With multiple layers of highly advanced memory foam, AmeriSleep offers minimum motion transfer, and it is one of the best options for you and your partner if one of you tends to move a lot at night.

Nectar

Nectar is also the best-suited option for the couples because it provides with a minimum level of motion transferability and works wonder for the people who don’t want to get disturbed during the night when their partners move around in the bed.

Loom and Leaf

Loom and Leaf are not that effective when compared with AmeriSleep and Nectar regarding motions transferability because it does allow the movement to shift from one end to another up to some extent.

Tempur-Pedic

Tempur-Pedic is the least favorite options for you if you are looking to buy a mattress that provides you with minimum motion transferability. Therefore, it is not an ideal option for couples.

Verdict/Winner:AmeriSleep with minimum motion transfer

Support

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Support Excellent Very Good Very Good Good

AmeriSleep

If you are looking to buy a mattress that provides you with maximum end-to-end edge support, then AmeriSleep is the option you must consider. The top quality memory foam layering of this mattress includes two inches of Active Flex Layer and two inches of Affinity layer specifically designed to serve this purpose.

Nectar

A combination of high-density memory foam layers and polyurethane layers make nectar mattress rate very high when it comes to offering top edge support. The large pores of each layer enable the bed to provide you with low sinkage and high support and balance.

Loom and Leaf

Just like Nectar, Loom and Leaf is also an excellent candidate for support and balance traits. Its transition polyurethane foam layer enables it to absorb different pressure points and prevents you from sinking.

Tempur-Pedic

Tempur-Pedic is more focused on spine alignments as compared to provide edge support. For spine alignment, it uses different layers of memory foam and polyurethane foam that envelope your body. You might feel a little sinking sensation, but your spine will stay in the right position all night long.

Verdict/Winner:AmeriSleep

Trial Period

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Trial Period 90 days 365 days 120 days 100 days

AmeriSleep

With a 90-days trial period, AmeriSleep ends up on the last spot in this competition when we talk about trial period. If you are not happy with the performance, then you can send it back to the company for nominal charges.

Nectar

Nectar takes the lead when it comes to trial period because they are so confident about their beds that they a providing one whole year for the customers to try out their mattress and if unsatisfied, they can return it without any charges.

Loom and Leaf

Loom and Leaf also stand firmly at the second spot by offering 120 days trial period for the customers. If you are not satisfied with what the mattress is doing, then you can return it free of cost.

Tempur-Pedic

Just better than what AmeriSleep is offering, Tempur-Pedic provides 100 days sleep trial which is same as the industry benchmark. You can send your return to the company only for the delivery charges, and they will accept it no questions asked.

Verdict/Winner: Nectar with matchless trial period 

Price

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Price $999 to $1,899 $500-$900 $699 to $1,499 $3,099 to $6,198
Use code BMR125 when checking out on Nectar to enjoy $125 OFF+ 2 free pillows. 

AmeriSleep

The mattresses from AmeriSleep are very reasonably priced and range from $999 to $1899. When it comes to price and features comparison, AmeriSleep delivers with the maximum value for money.

Nectar

Nectar mattresses are the least priced products in this comparison, but that doesn’t mean that they are not up to the mark. The customers get a considerable price advantage when they opt for a mattress from Nectar. If you are neither looking to invest too much on your mattress nor want to compromise on quality either then you can go for Nectar.

Loom and Leaf

The different categories of Loom and Leaf range from $699 to $1499 and they are also one of the competitive prices mattresses that you can find on the market.

Tempur-Pedic

Tempur-Pedic is one of the most expensive options that you can avail fro your bed. The high-quality, dense layers used in the construction make sure that you get the most relaxing night time ever.

Verdict/Winner: Nectar with an affordable price range 

Warranty

AmeriSleep Nectar Loom & Leaf Tempur-Pedic
Warranty 20 years

Ten years full and ten years pro-rated

Lifetime 15 years 10 years

AmeriSleep

AmeriSleep covers the disadvantage of a small trial period with hefty 20-year warranty where ten years are full, and the remainder is on a prorated basis. AmeriSleep does offer one of the best warranties in the industry even though that it has a small time frame for the trial period.

Nectar

Similar to its extensive trial period, Nectar offers a colossal warranty to its customers. You can use available lifetime warranty for parts and labor id you purchase one of the mattresses from Nectar.

Loom and Leaf

Loom and Leaf provide a warranty of fifteen years to its customers for labor and parts. It is one of the god options to buy a mattress if you prefer warranty over other features.

Tempur-Pedic

Tempur-Pedic provides a 10-year warranty to its customers, which is close to the benchmark for the industry. Most of the brands available on the market are offering ten years warranty on their mattresses.

Verdict/Winner: Nectar with lifetime warranty 

Conclusion

According to our research, we have concluded each of these brands has their unique features. In most of the cases, you should opt for your favorite according to your preferences and needs. You must consider the purpose of your purchase otherwise; you will end up investing in a wrong product.

Going through plenty of options is a very time-consuming task whether you are buying online or in-store. It is essential that you must go through all the features carefully before you get through your decision. You must assess not only the characteristics of the product but also the after sale services like warranties, trial period and shipping or delivery. All these aspects contribute towards the overall success of a mattress.

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