It is argued that humans spend one third of their life time in bed, approximately 8 hours every day (night). Therefore, we often spend a lot of time and money choosing a mattress that is right for us. No one wants to go through the hassle of getting a new mattress every few years and sleep experts suggest that on average your mattress can last you between 5-7 years if you take of it. Here we identify some 4 top tips in prolonging the life of your mattress.
Change your bed sheets on a regular basis – You should put clean bedding on every one to two weeks. As the human body produces a lot of oil it can build up on the sheets and be absorbed into the mattress layers. Particularly if you are someone that sweats a lot, you should be aware of how much of this is getting through to the mattress. (more…)