Yes, mattresses have a lifespan. On average, a mattress lasts about ten years, but only if you take good care of it! The reason is simple: Over time, your bed accumulates allergens and loses its resilience, leading to discomfort and reduced sleep quality. Uncover our tips to help extend the life of your mattress and prevent it from premature wear.

5 Tips to Maximize the Life of Your Mattress

Have you already invested in your dream mattress? Here is some advice to help you to enjoy it for as long as possible.

  1. Use a mattress protector. This is an absolute must to help keep your mattress healthy, especially since most manufacturers require the use of a protector for their warranty to remain valid.
  2. Replace your mattress protector when punctured, worn or torn.
  3. Clean your mattress regularly to keep it clean and fresh. More mattress care and cleaning tips.
  4. Avoid sitting on the edge of your bed as much as possible. Your body can create hollows that can reduce its capacity for support.
  5. Opt for a mattress topper if your mattress is less than ten years old and no longer offers the same comfort. The topper will add a layer of comfort without replacing your mattress before it's time.

How Can You Protect Your Mattress?

The answer is simple: choose a suitable protector, as several options are available on the market.

  1. A waterproof mattress protector shields liquids from penetrating and is often used in cribs.
  2. Anti-dust mite mattress protectors reduce the accumulation of dust and dust mites in the mattress, making them ideal for allergy sufferers.
  3. Breathable bamboo mattress protectors can help regulate body temperature throughout the night.

Signs That It's Time to Change Your Mattress

  1. You can feel the springs, slats, hollows or bumps.
  2. You feel your partner's every movement.
  3. You feel pain in your back, neck or head.
  4. You suddenly suffer from allergies, or your allergies have intensified.

Mattresses and box springs can quickly become allergy nests, especially if you sleep with pets.

LC Pro Tip: Mattress deterioration can also be caused by a worn-out box spring. To test the condition of your mattress base, compare the level of softness at various points. If there's a big difference between areas, your box spring must be replaced.

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