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Firm mattress versus soft mattress - How to pick the one for you

Firm mattress versus soft mattress - How to pick the one for you

Firm mattress versus soft mattress - How to pick the one for you
By: EzySleep

If you're in the market for a new mattress, you may be wondering whether you should buy a firm or soft model. Both have their pros and cons, and the best option for you will depend on your own preferences and needs. In this blog post, we'll discuss the key factors to consider when making your decision. We'll also help you decide which type of mattress is right for you. So, whether you're looking for a firmer surface to support your back or a softer one that will contour to your body, read on for some helpful tips!

Factors to consider

Create a bedtime routine

One of the main things to consider when choosing a mattress is your sleep position. If you sleep on your side, you'll likely want a softer mattress that will provide pressure relief for your hips and shoulders. On the other hand, if you sleep on your back or stomach, you may prefer a firmer option that will keep your spine aligned. Another important factor to consider is whether you have any medical conditions that could be aggravated by a certain type of mattress. For example, if you have chronic back pain, you'll want to avoid a very soft mattress as it could worsen your condition.

Once you've considered your sleep position and any medical conditions, it's time to start trying out mattresses! If you're not sure where to start, we recommend visiting a mattress store and test out a few different options. Pay attention to how each one feels and take note of any aches or pains you may experience. After you've narrowed down your options, it's also important to consider the price. Firm mattresses tend to be more expensive than soft ones, but this isn't always the case. Ultimately, the best mattress for you is the one that meets your needs and budget.

Pros and cons of firm and soft mattresses

Now that you know how to pick the right mattress for you, let's take a closer look at the pros and cons of firm and soft mattresses.

A firm mattress is ideal for people who sleep on their back or stomach as it provides support for the spine. It's also a good option for those with medical conditions such as chronic back pain. However, some people find firm mattresses too hard and uncomfortable.

A soft mattress is a good choice for side sleepers as it contours to the body and relieves pressure points. It's also a good option for people who want a plush, comfortable sleeping surface. However, soft mattresses can cause back pain in some people and may not be suitable for all sleep positions.

Yoga or meditation can help

Still not sure which type of mattress is right for you? We can help! Give in touch with the team at EzySleep today and we will help you choose the mattress that best matches your individual needs!

The EZY Difference

Canadian-Made Mattress - All of our mattress are locally made and sold in Canada.

High-Quality Materials - Our mattresses are composed of eco-friendly and health conscious materials.

Budget-Friendly Prices - You don't have to break the bank for a comfortable mattress, and we also offer interest-free payment plans by PayBright.

Fast Delivery - Receive your mattress within a week or be told in advance of any uncommon delays.

Information Overload - Our product pages are fully detailed describing all the aspects of each mattress, like how firm they are, how thick, what each layer is comprised of, to address any concerns when buying a mattress.

Free Consultation - Call in and speak with Abhi or the friendly staff at EzySleep.

100- Day Comfort Guarantee - Easily exchange your mattress if you don't like it and find one you do.

14-Day Return Policy - Easily return your mattress (as long as its in its packaging) within 14 days for a full refund; we recommend you try the mattress on while the delivery drivers are there as it would be an easy switch in case the mattress was significantly off in terms of firmness or support.

Great Customer Service - Friendly and helpful staff who will do their best to ensure you have a pleasant experience

Reach Out To Us - We have a variety of ways you can reach out to us. If you have any questions about our policies or our products, or just want to chat about your mattress needs, we encourage you to reach out to us!




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