Adjustable beds allow you to easily position your body in the most comfortable position for sleeping, watching TV, and reading a book. But did you know that lifting the head of your bed can provide you with a wide range of health benefits including: improving circulation, alleviating back pain and acid reflux, and reducing snoring. The guide below will help you choose the best mattress
for your adjustable bed frame!
What Kind of Mattress Works Best for Adjustable Beds?
When choosing a mattress for your adjustable bed it is important to consider the flexibility and the durability of the mattress. Choosing a mattress made with organic and natural materials will give you the ultimate sleep experience. The following types of mattresses are most commonly used with an adjustable bed frame.
A hybrid mattress made with a flexible pocketed coil innerspring and latex comfort layers is a great choice for an adjustable bed. With its combination of latex and innersprings, the mattress is flexible and can easily move and adjust to your desired sleeping or relaxing position.
All Latex Mattress
Spring-free, latex mattresses easily bend and return to their original shape without compromising the quality or construction of the mattress. Additionally, latex mattresses provide gentle support that can help alleviate joint and lower back pain. Latex mattresses are also hypoallergenic and eco friendly. A latex mattress combined with an adjustable bed is the perfect combination for both a comfortable and healthy sleep.
Latex free mattresses made with pocketed coils and cotton and wool comfort layers are another great mattress choice for an adjustable bed base. People with a latex allergy will appreciate the comfort and breathability provided by natural materials like cotton and wool while the individually wrapped coils provide targeted support to keep your spine in proper alignment.
What Else to Consider When Choosing a Mattress for Your Adjustable Bed
Thickness is an important consideration for a mattress when using it on an adjustable bed. If the mattress is too thick it can reduce the flexibility needed for an adjustable bed, but if it is too thin it can be less durable and not provide as much support as you need. The suggested thickness of a mattress for an adjustable bed is between 8 and 12 inches.
Adjustable bed frames are available from a twin
to a king size bed so be sure that the mattress you are buying is the same size.
When buying a mattress for an adjustable bed the flexibility of the mattress is very important. This will be dependent on the materials used in the mattress and the thickness of the mattress.
Adjustable beds need a mattress that is built with high quality, durable materials that will be able to withstand the movement.
Sleep Trial & Warranty
Finding a mattress company that gives a sleep trial
and a warranty are important when trying a mattress for an adjustable bed. Being able to test the mattress for over 30 days on your adjustable bed frame will allow you to test out the flexibility and comfort of the mattress. Also look for a mattress that has at least a 10-year warranty (20-year is better)
, and uses premium materials such as an organic cotton cover
FAQ What is the difference between a single or a split mattress on an adjustable bed?
It’s important to know whether you are purchasing a mattress for a single or a split mattress on an adjustable bed. If looking for a split mattress Tim Masters, founder of My Green Mattress, recommends only using a split mattress with a king size adjustable bed frame. Two Twin XL mattresses
with two Twin XL adjustable bases will create a king-sized bed. Having split mattresses allows each sleeper to not be disturbed and be able to adjust their side of the bed as they like. How can an adjustable bed help with my health?
An adjustable bed has a number of health benefits including alleviating back pain, reducing snoring, preventing acid reflux, helping reduce Restless Leg Syndrome, helping relieve arthritis pain and many more ways. Why else might I choose an adjustable bed base?
Along with the health benefits, the convenience of an adjustable bed speaks for itself. It allows you to read, snuggle with kids, watch TV and work in bed all with comfort and ease. Adjustable beds became more popular since COVID-19 restrictions kept people working at home instead of in the office. Adjustable beds are also very popular with the elderly community as it allows them to be more independent and get into a sitting position and to get in and out of bed. Does your sleep position matter when picking out an adjustable bed?
Tim Masters, meticulous mattress craftsman, states that adjustable beds are great for back and side sleepers but that they are not ideal for stomach sleepers. Are mattresses by My Green Mattress Compatible with adjustable bed frames?
All Twin size and up mattresses from My Green Mattress are compatible with an adjustable bed frame, including the Natural Escapes Hybrid
, Kiwi Hybrid
, Hope Latex
, and Pure Eco Latex Free
. Can I use my current mattress with a new adjustable bed base?
You can’t use just any mattress on an adjustable bed because not every mattress type is compatible. But if you have one that is compatible, it’s possible to use your existing mattress with an adjustable bed base.