When it comes to latex, most of us think of balloons, gloves or surgical products, since these are also commonly made with latex materials. Latex, however, isn’t limited strictly to thin, elastic products. Latex has recently been used in making latex mattresses. These mattresses are quickly rising in popularity– and for good reason. These comfortable, naturally made mattresses are great for many different types of sleepers. If you are thinking about buying a latex mattress, here are a few things you need to know before purchasing:
- Latex mattresses are not likely to cause allergic reactions. While the percentage of the population that is affected by a latex allergy is very small, latex mattresses are still considered to be hypoallergenic, even for those with a latex allergy. Because the latex core is wrapped in a few other materials before being sewn inside the mattress cover, there is no contact with the skin, making an allergic reaction unlikely.
- Latex mattresses are great for couple-sleeping. Standard mattresses tend to transfer movement, letting your partner feel every movement that you make when you toss and turn. A latex mattress, on the other hand, does not transfer movement, letting both partners sleep better.
- Latex mattresses make for cooler sleeping. Latex mattresses are great for cooler sleeping, allowing those who sleep very warm or those going through menopause rejoice.
- Latex mattresses are organic and natural. Latex is made from the sap of the rubber tree, and when these trees are grown without pesticides, you get organic, naturally made latex mattresses.
To learn more about the advantages of a latex mattress (and there are many of them!), come and see us today at Green Dream Beds.