Is your pricey memory foam mattress just an IKEA one underneath?

When I first started writing about mattresses, it pretty much coincided with the birth of the entire “mattress in a box” industry. I had a front-seat view as this curious niche practically exploded overnight. Fast forward to now: globally there are at least 109 companies selling a memory foam mattress (or some mix thereof, such …

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Pocket spring vs memory foam

Pocket spring? Memory foam? Hyrbid!? Which is best for you? The mattress sector is full of wild claims and marketing hype. Let’s sort the wheat from the chaff and finally answer this question. While the two mattress types do offer some similarities, first let’s look at what is different:   What are they made of? …

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