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Use and Care

Protecting Your Investment


1. Expect some level of adjustment when sleeping on your new mattress. After all those years on your old bed, you may need some time to get used to the feel of your new mattress – possibly a week or two in extreme cases. If you do feel stiff or sore for the first few nights, don’t give up!

2. Remember that the comfort layers of your mattress will probably “give” a little. Today’s mattress materials are designed to conform to a sleeper’s individual body contours. This can create normal body impressions (less than 1-1/2”). If you find them to be uncomfortable, you can help reduce them by rotating (not flipping) your mattress as needed.

3. Support your mattress with a good, solid bed frame. For best results, use a strong, stable foundation frame to keep your mattress set secure.

To comply with most manufacturers’ warranties, queen and king-size require a metal bed frame (or bed base) with a rigid center support. Preferably, the center support for a king should have two legs.

If your headboard/footboard has wooden slats, we recommend adding rigid legs to one or more of the slats to provide extra support in the center.

4. Do not bend your mattress to get it in or out of a room. You can flex a mattress a little to go through doorways, but never fold it, curl it, or sharply bend it. Doing so can damage the innerspring, cause comfort layers to shift, and create an uneven sleeping surface.

5. Carry your mattress upright – it’s easier to handle and less likely to damage the mattress.

6. Let your mattress air out. A new mattress has been wrapped in plastic and may need a little time to breathe before you put the sheets on. Take the plastic wrapping off the mattress and lean it against the wall to air it out all the way around.

7. Protect your new mattress. You’ll be using your mattress more than any other piece of furniture in your house. Keep your mattress clean and dry by using a high-quality, water-proof mattress protector (many of which can also help with dust-mites and allergies).

You may want to vacuum your mattress once a year and, no matter how much fun it is, we do not recommend jumping (or standing) on your mattress.

8. Contrary to some old-time wisdom, a board between the mattress and the box spring won’t improve the level of support your mattress set will provide. In fact, if a board is used, your bed may not last as long or perform as well.

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Welcome to our website! As we have the ability to list over one million items on our website (our selection changes all of the time), it is not feasible for a company our size to record and playback the descriptions on every item on our website. However, if you are an American with a disability we are here to help you. Please call our disability services phone line at (406) 782-4231 during regular business hours and one of our kind and friendly personal shoppers will help you navigate through our website, help conduct advanced searches, help you choose the item you are looking for with the specifications you are seeking, read you the specifications of any item and consult with you about the products themselves. There is no charge for the help of this personal shopper for any American with a disability. Finally, your personal shopper will explain our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, and help you place an order if you so desire.