Sleep is absolutely essential for us as humans. It's a time when our minds and bodies have the chance to rest, relax and recuperate so that we can be ready for the day to come. Optimising your quality of sleep and ensuring a peaceful night is absolutely crucial to your overall wellbeing, and while there are many factors that can influence this, there is one aspect that will always make a difference: your mattress.
A great mattress should provide outstanding comfort, supporting your body throughout the eight or so hours of sleep you enjoy each night. Bearing in mind that most of us will spend around a third of our lives in bed, the importance of finding a mattress that works for you is undeniable. You wouldn't sit for eight hours in an uncomfortable desk chair at work, so making sure your mattress is perfectly suited to your needs should be a priority.
To assist you in this quest, we at Barker and Stonehouse are proud to offer a broad range of mattresses to our customers. If you're curious as to how you can narrow down your selection and decide which of our many excellent options is most appropriate, then here are a few points to guide you through the process of buying a mattress…Mattress Type
The sheer variety of mattress types available in the Barker and Stonehouse range is impressive, which makes selecting a mattress to suit your exact preferences far simpler. Memory foam is a particularly well-known option you might want to consider; these mattresses combine softness and excellent support for the joints, with the added benefit of being hypoallergenic. There are also pocket sprung mattresses, where springs are stitched into their own individual pockets to enhance support and distribution of body weight throughout the night. Finally, we have conventional open spring mattresses which offer all-around comfort at an affordable price.Mattress Feel
As individuals, we each have our own preferences when it comes to how a mattress feels – that’s why we offer mattresses that range from soft to medium to firm. But it’s not just comfort that comes into it. Your sleeping position and health problems may also be relevant when choosing a mattress. For instance, someone who likes to sleep on their back will benefit from a firm feel mattress that supports the spine, whilst a side sleeper should opt for a softer mattress to reduce pressure and help conform to your body’s natural curvature. The perfect balance of support and comfort, a medium feel mattress is often the best choice for people with joint pains, as they allow you to sink in somewhat, yet not too much that it’s hard to switch positions when you begin to feel stiff. A cushioned memory foam mattress topper may be a helpful addition, too. Of course, we always recommend that you visit us in store to try out a mattress before purchasing, so that you can be sure it’s suitable.Matress Size
Finding the right size of mattress is crucial both for your comfort and for your bed. The Barker and Stonehouse mattress collection offers options that cater to all requirements, with sizes ranging from a single mattress (3ft) right through to double, king size and 6ft super king choices.Mattress Brand
Another important factor is the brand behind the mattress. The first worth considering is King Koil; this brand has become synonymous with high quality, outstanding craftsmanship and a focus on providing beds that offer significant enough body support to gain the approval of the International Chiropractors Association. Therefore, even if joint pains or back problems are not a concern of yours, a King Koil mattress should still be high on your list of contenders. We also offer mattresses by the likes of Tempur, Vispring and Somnus by Harrison Spinks, so if you already have a brand in mind then you can easily browse their designs to find a mattress perfect for your bedroom range among our impressive collection.
By taking into account all of the above when choosing a mattress from Barker and Stonehouse, we are confident you will find one that allows you to enjoy the restful, restorative slumber you need for many years to come.