Natural latex or synthetic latex mattress
Now you have to decide exactly which latex mattress is the right one for you… there is quite a bit of choice! But don’t worry, we’ve put together this handy little approach to make buying your latex mattress as simple as possible.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Natural Latex vs Synthetic Latex A buyer’s guide to latex foam mattresses
What Kind of Latex?• You’ve weighed up all the benefits of buying a latex mattress but the most difficult part is to decide about the right type of latex, natural or synthetic.• What are the main differences between an all foam latex mattress and a latex mattress with a sprung base?• What are the respective benefits of Dunlop, Talalay or synthetic latex? www.wedo-mattresses.co.uk
All Foam or Sprung base?• All Foam base • Sprung base• Most “all foam latex” • Some latex mattresses use a mattresses will have a core combination of layers of or a base that is made from latex foam and a sprung higher density foam and base this is what provides the necessary support • Considering that a sprung base provides more support• The very top layer of latex than a foam base, those will vary in depth depending mattresses are the perfect on the mattress balance between comfort and support www.wedo-mattresses.co.uk
Natural or Synthetic Latex?• Natural latex • Synthetic latex It is made from the milky sap It is the same chemical of the Rubber tree. compound as natural Latex but is made in a laboratory.It can be made in different ways: Dunlop process The sap is mixed with water • Both types of latex have and bubbles and then heated similar properties to end up in a solid latex foam Talalay process A flash freezing phase is added before the heating which freezes the bubbles into place
Natural or Synthetic Latex? Natural latex ... Synthetic latex… Is more durable Is durable Is eco friendly Is cheaper Is hypoallergenic Is hypoallergenic Is dust mite resistant Is dustmite resistant Stays fresh and cool at Stays fresh and cool at night night Relieves pressure points Supports back and joints Supports back and joints www.wedo-mattresses.co.uk
Latex Foam vs Memory Foam• Latex foam • Memory foam• Its open cell structure • It reacts to your body allows you to sink into the heat to allow you to sink mattress without getting into the mattress warm as opposed to memory foam • Memory foam mattresses usually come with a• More malleable than cooling effect cover to memory foam, it moves prevent the body from with you in the night. getting too warm at night www.wedo-mattresses.co.uk
Reminder• Natural latex is more durable than synthetic although synthetic is cheaper• Both are great for allergen sensitive people due to their hypoallergenic properties• Both don’t retain as much heat as memory foam• A cooling cover isn’t absolutely necessary but it’s worth having one• A pocket sprung base along with layers of latex is the best combination www.wedo-mattresses.co.uk
InformationIf you would like more information about latex foam or have any questions, visit our website www.wedo-mattresses.co.uk Or call our team of specialists on 0800 130 3690!