Why Is Memory Foam So Expensive?

“Expensive memory foam” is not something you should be afraid off because it means more quality and durability. One way to consider the price of a mattress is the price divided by its expected useful life. That gives you the annual cost of the mattress. Of course, if you’re just out of college with high student loan debt and a tight budget, a less expensive mattress would be better for now but plan to replace it. Sleeping on a mattress that is past its useful life can hurt your back and it can make you wake up with aches and pains you wouldn’t have if you slept on a better mattress.

If your budget allows, the high-density is a great choice. If you’re middle age or older, the health benefits can make life much more enjoyable. The expensive memory foams have different advantages when compared to the low quality and cheap models.

The cheaper ones are generally softer than the expensive ones because they are less dense and they compress easily.

The expensive memory mattress last longer (expect around 20 years), whereas the least expensive ones are only good for about 5 years. All the expensive memory mattress have gel which allows you to sleep cool at night.

With a high-density mattress, it takes more time to sink into the mattress.  The expensive memory foam mattresses are made in the US due where the quality is highly controlled and labor is expensive.

The brands selling the memory mattresses are certified by Certi-Pur-US. They are non-toxic, produce less off-gassing, and are environment-friendly.

Now that you know the difference between the cheaper and the expensive memory foams, you can easily buy the memory mattress that suits your budget and your preferences.

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