How Long Does a Mattress Last?

No matter how old you are, without a good night’s sleep, the entire day can go to waste. A well-chosen mattress is key to high-quality sleep, a great mood, and better health. However, even the best mattresses have an expiration date.

By understanding the mattress’s lifespan, you can pinpoint the moment you need to replace it without hindering the sleep quality. At Unlimited Comfort in Sarasota, FL, we offer a lifetime comfort guarantee on our handcrafted mattresses, so they continue giving you their best for many years.

Let’s take a closer look at a typical mattress lifecycle.

Average Mattress Lifespan 

The mattress’s lifespan depends on several factors, including:

  • The original quality
  • The material it’s made of
  • The user’s sleep position and body weight
  • The frequency of use
  • Care routine

Besides these considerations, the expiration date of the mattress is defined by its type.

Innerspring Mattresses

Innerspring mattresses are mattresses with a traditional coil support system. On average, these mattresses can last between 6 to 8 years with proper care and maintenance.

Memory Foam Mattresses

Memory foam mattresses tend to have a longer lifespan than innerspring mattresses. On average, a well-maintained memory foam mattress can last between 8 to 10 years. This extended durability is due to the high-density foam used in their construction.

Hybrid Mattresses

Hybrid mattresses that consist of a foam system on top of an innerspring base combine the qualities of memory foam and innerspring mattresses. Depending on the quality, this type of mattress can last 7 to 10 years. 

Latex Mattresses

High-quality latex mattresses are more durable than both innerspring and memory foam mattresses. With proper care, a latex mattress can last between 10 to 15 years. The resilience of latex helps it maintain its shape and support for a long time.

How to Make Your Mattress Last Longer 

To make your mattress last longer, you can take these steps:

  • Rotate the mattress every three to six months to distribute wear evenly
  • Use a mattress protector to shield it from spills and stains
  • Vacuum your mattress regularly to remove dirt and allergens
  • Use a supportive bed frame or foundation
  • Don’t sit or stand on the edges to prevent sagging

If you give your mattress a little love and care, it can serve you for many years. Exclusively handcrafted mattresses from our Sarasota factory are made to last at least 15 years. That’s why we offer you a 15-year guarantee.

When to Replace a Mattress 

When your mattress’s lifecycle is over, it can signal trouble by:

Decline in Sleep Quality: Your back starts hurting, you toss and turn all night, and you feel that you sleep better in a hotel than at home.

Making strange noises: When springs give out in innerspring and hybrid mattresses, they begin making squeaking noises.

Sagging: If your mattress is visibly sagging, it’s not providing proper support.

Even if the mattress feels comfortable and doesn’t show any visible signs of “aging,” you may still want to replace it after 15 to 20 years of use. 

Upgrade Your Mattress Today with a Guarantee 

Sometimes, our clients’ preferences or life circumstances change, and the mattress stops providing the familiar comfort. Don’t rush to replace it. At Unlimited Comfort, we offer a lifelong comfort guarantee that involves adjusting the mattress to suit your back’s needs at any time.

Even with proper maintenance, an average mattress can serve you for around nine years. 

A handcrafted mattress from our Sarasota factory comes with a 15-year comfort guarantee. If you buy one of our mattresses and aren’t happy with it after you’ve taken it home, we’ll actually come out to your home and adjust it for you!If you take advantage of our comfort upgrade, you can enjoy comfortable sleep for many years to come. To see how one of these mattresses can positively affect your quality of life, come to our showroom at any time. When you sleep better, so do we!

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