What Questions Should You Really Ask When Buying A Bed?

December 28, 2017

in Lifestyle

Your bed is one of the most significant products in your house since we spend 1/3rd of our lives sleeping and we sleep for 8 hours per day. Your bed provides you with a good night’s sleep after a hard day at work.

When you have a nice and comfortable bed, you can be sure that you’ll get a sound sleep throughout the night. However, if your bed is even a bit uncomfortable or does not suit your sleeping style and preferences, then you can wake up with a backache in the morning.

In order to avoid this, you need to buy the right bed for yourself so that you can reap its benefits. We have listed some of the crucial questions that you must ask yourself when you want to purchase a bed. Have a look at these questions:

1. Is the bed comfortable?

Most of all, the new bed you plan to buy should be comfortable to sleep on; otherwise, you won’t get a deep sleep on it. In order to check the comfort level of the bed, you must sit on it for a while and then examine its comfy level.

In this context, you should ask some other questions from yourself. This includes how the bed feels, is it soft, is it firm, does it conform to your body’s shape, etc. Your bed should give you a nice feel since it’s a long-term investment of nearly 10 years. It must have a top quality headboard to provide support to your back when you are just sitting on your bed and not lying down.

Plus, your bed should be soft to a level that is comfortable and firm enough to support your body. In case, you are unable to sleep in a comfortable position irrespective of how you sleep, then you need to mull over changing your mattress, which is not right for you.

2. Do I have the right mattress?

A nice mattress can enhance your bed, which is why you must spend most of your money and time on it. If you want a deep slumber, you need to choose the right bed base and mattress. In this respect, you must know that a mattress and bed base work together and cannot be separated from each other.

Therefore, you must try both of them collectively. And, if you go on a vacation and have a sound sleep on the hotel bed as compared to the one at your home, then it is an indication of replacing your bad mattress at home.

3. What is the size of my bed?

You should buy the largest bed that can easily fit in your bedroom. With a bigger bed, you as well as your sleeping partner will get more room to sleep and move while sleeping without even disturbing each other. When it comes to the size of the bed, it includes the length as well as the width of the bed. It should be 10-15 cms longer as compared to the tallest sleeper.

So, these are some of the questions that you should ask yourself before you buy a new bed for yourself. The answer to these questions will provide you with a clear mind as to which bed you should opt for. Even though the right mattress or bed cannot cure bad sleep or insomnia, it can surely provide some comfort. Moreover, if the mattress or bed is unsuitable for your requirements or is uncomfortable, then it will only add to your sleep issues.

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Lindsey Renuard is a blogger, YouTube beauty expert, and the Managing Editor of the Skiatook Journal.

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