Latex Mattress Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons

About Latex Mattress

Latex mattresses consist of all-natural, synthetic or blended latex like Talalay and Dunlop with covers made from organic cotton or regular materials. Latex mattresses are often deemed as the advanced version of memory foam mattresses.

PROS. Customizable in some cases • All-natural materials which is good for health and the environment • Various models in different firmness levels are provided.

CONS. Heavy • Mostly expensive • Limited availability in stores

COMPETITION: See Mattress Type Comparison to get detailed reviews about how Latex Mattresses compare to other mattress types.

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Overview

Latex Mattress
Lifespan Latex mattresses on average have about a 8-year lifespan.
Price Ranges from $1000 to $6000+
Conforming ability Talalay latex models perform better in conforming ability.
Less back pain The good conforming ability also benefits a person's back.
Maintenance Rotating the latex mattress head to foot regularly will help maintain its comfort and supportability.
No Sleeping hot The sleeping hot problem happens sometimes according to all-latex users.
No odor Because of the materials consisted in the mattress, they may smell like rubber for a few days.
No noise Latex mattresses tend to be quiet.
Edge support The edge support is weak.
Middle area Customizable beds on both sides may lead to an uncomfortable middle area
Sex suitability Talalay's bouncy quality increases sex suitability to some degree.
Heavy person friendly People over 230 pounds tend to enjoy a superb experience on thicker(10+") models of latex mattress.
Avg-sized person friendly People with 130-230 pounds find the latex mattresses quite cozy for most models.
Light person friendly People under 130 pounds can also find their suitable models.
Easy to move,transport The latex mattresses generally weigh 65-190 pounds, so the degree of easy moving varies.

Price & Value

Natural latex mattresses are much pricier than blended or synthetic ones, and correspondingly, natural latex performs better in areas like lifespan, sagging, etc.

Durability

Since each layer of the mattress can be flipped individually and replaced by a new layer, on average, the lifespan of a latex mattress is about 8 years which is longer than the average life expectancy of all mattresses.

Compression

The most complained problem that the latex mattresses received is compression. A significant number of users report that their beds develop uneven surfaces due to body impression after three years of everyday use.

Firmness

For those who prefer firmer mattresses, Dunlop latex is a suitable choice while Talalay latex tends to be softer and more conforming. Know more at Mattress Firmness Guide.

Warranty

Latex mattresses often provide 20 years warranty with about 10-year non-prorated coverage.In some cases, less expensive models have a shorter warranty scope of 5 or 10 years. Know more at Mattress Warranty: All You Need to Know.

Brands Comparison

Brands
Flobeds Mattress Foam Sweet Foam Mattress Habitat Furnishings Mattress Plush Beds Mattress Savvy Rest Mattress Sleep EZ MattressZenHaven Mattress
Price Twin $1100 - $1800 $1000 - $2150 $650 - $1050 $900 - $2025 $1700 - $3300 $625 - $1250 $1,300
Price Full $1600 - $2800 $1400 - $2900 $800 - $1350 $1300 - $2700 $2400 - $4800 $995 - $2000 $1,700
Firmness soft to x-firm soft to x-firm med-soft to med-firm soft to x-firm soft to firm soft to x-firm med-firm
Price Queen $1780 - $3060 $1400 - $2900 $900 - $1800 $1400 - $2725 $2500 - $5200 $1095 - $2100 $1,900
Thickness 9"-12" 7"-16" 6"-9" 6"-12" 7"-13" 7"-13" 10"
Price King $2000 - $3460 $1700 - $3700 $1200 - $2150 $1600 - $3075 $3300 - $6150 $1350 - $2495 $2,500
In Business Time since 1979 since 1982 since 2001 since 2008 since 2003 since 1976 since 2011
Warranty 20 years (5-yr non prorated) 30-yr non prorated 20 years (10-yr non prorated) 25 years (10-yr non prorated) 20 years (10-yr non prorated) 20 years (10-yr non prorated) 20-yr non prorated
Latex Type natural talalay natural talalay / dunlop / combo natural dunlop / talalay natural dunlop / talalay natural talalay / dunlop / combo natural talalay /dunlop /talalay blend /
Return Fee ship fee ship fee $75 fee $99 fee within 30 days/no fee after 30 days / $99 fee ship fee
Layers Customizable yes yes no yes yes yes no
Cover cotton/organic cotton organic cotton cotton organic cotton organic cotton cotton/organic cotton organic cotton
Exchange Policy $75-$150 for new layer for the first 5 years(higher charge since the 6th year) layer exchange within 60 days within 365 days layer exchange within 100 days layer exchange within 90 days layer exchange within 90 days mattress flip within 75 days
Return Policy 100 days 120 days(after 30-days trial) 365 days 100 days no refunds 90 days 75 days
Outstanding Feature no need to send things back when exchanging a layer 30-yr non prorated warranty a whole year trial no exchange/ return fee / / adjustable firmness on two sides
BBB Rating A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+
Exchange Fee / ship fee $75 fee no fee ship fee $30 fee no fee

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