Are mattresses toxic?

Answer On One Hand: Some Are ToxicAccording to Detroit's Action News, federal regulations dictate that new mattresses must withstand the blast of a blowtorch without catching fire, and the only way to mak... Read More »

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Are memory foam mattresses toxic?

On One Hand: Some Level of ToxicityTraditional memory foam mattresses are made from a product called polyurethane, which, as The Healthiest Life blog explains, is a petroleum-based product. The che... Read More »

Are tempur-pedic mattresses toxic?

On One Hand: Tempur-Pedic Mattresses Emit a Chemical SmellThe chief complaint among owners of Tempur-Pedic mattresses is the strong chemical odor present for the first few days or weeks. Many claim... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Cotton Mattresses, Wool Mattresses and Latex Mattresses?

When choosing a mattress you should keep various deciding factors in mind including comfort, price, size and material. Each type of mattress has its own advantages and disadvantages, meaning a sing... Read More »

Are memory foam mattresses really better than traditional mattresses?

Honestly, it is all up to personal taste. As others have stated, they do tend to trap in body heat. Also, if you do not have a waterproof mattress pad they will soak up moisture like a sponge, whic... Read More »