Finding the Perfect Combo: How to Choose Your Mattress and Mattress Protector

Did you know that your mattress needs a protector for optimum performance and longevity? Just as you take great care in protecting items like a case for your phone or a sleeve for your laptop, you should also place importance upon how you care for your mattress to ensure that it will be resilient over time.

If you’re not sure where to begin when it comes to mattresses and how to cover them, you can break it down into simple steps to find the combination that benefits you the most.

Step 1: Identify Your Needs


Your mattress should be as unique as you are. Since mattresses vary so greatly, research what is most important to you when it comes to trends and technology. If temperature regulation is your top priority, look for a mattress made with cooling technology in the ticking. If you prefer to find an antimicrobial fabric, clean technology like LiveSmart or Cutec will take priority.

After you discover what takes precedence when it comes to ticking technology, you’ll need to extend the life of the fabric with a mattress protector. Many mattress companies also require the use of a protector or the warranty may be void, so it is best to take precaution for multiple reasons.

Step 2: Remember that Quality Counts

Since a mattress is an important investment for your overall sleep wellness, the protector is the final touch in creating the optimal environment for rest. A mattress protector’s main purpose is to extend the life of a mattress through extra protection from stains and allergens. Many are water-resistant, yet some are uncomfortable or do not breathe well. Choose one that is effective as well as comfortable. A protector that is waterproof and soft, like the eLuxury Terry Cloth Top Protector or Premium Dimpled Waterproof Mattress Protector, will create an optimal combination to protect the mattress without sacrificing quality. 

Remember, a mattress protector will not change the feel or affect the technology of the mattress as long as it is high quality, and you will keep your investment in better condition for a longer amount of time.

Step 3: Determine If You Need More

Once you have the perfect combination in a mattress and a protector, you may find that you want an added element of technology or comfort on your mattress. A mattress pad allows you to layer your options! For example, a Tencel Top Mattress Pad prevents bacterial growth and provides softness from naturally sourced yarn that is breathable and regulates temperature with the changing seasons. When you’re searching for mattress pads, be sure to scroll down and read customer testimonials to decide which one is right for you.

Purchasing a mattress protector or pad does not replace the need for a new mattress, yet it can add to its overall performance and longevity.


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