Top brand mattresses

Updated April 17, 2017

Choosing a mattress is an important decision, since about a third of a person's life is spent in bed. The two most popular types of mattresses are foam and innerspring. Innerspring mattresses are the most popular types on the market, and they offer the most variety in price range. These mattresses use coil springs for support. Foam mattresses are made from memory foam, latex or polyurethane. Top brand names include Sealy, Simmons and Serta. These brands carry innerspring and foam mattress models.


Sealy offers such models as Posturepedic, Posterpedic PurEmbrace, SpringFree and TruForm. Posturepedic is an innerspring model that comes with an option of a pillow top or regular top. It runs from 10 to 13 inches in height. PurEmbrace, SpringFree and TruForm mattresses are foam mattresses. PurEmbrace models are made with latex foam cores, while TruForm models have a memory foam core. The SpringFree offers either a latex or memory foam core.


Simmons models include the Beautyrest, Beautyrest Black, Natural Care and ComforPedic. The Beautyrest and Beautyrest Black lines are innerspring mattresses. Beautyrest offers mattresses with different comfort levels--plush, firm and pillowtop. Beautyrest Black mattresses range from 11.5 inches to 16 inches in height. They have the comfort options of plush, pillowtop, firm and plush pillowtop. The Natural Care mattresses are made with latex foam cores and are resistant to mildew, mould and dust mites. The ComforPedic model offers a memory foam core mattresses.


Serta offers five models of innerspring mattresses, including the Serta Perfect Sleeper, Perfect Day by Serta, Vera Wang by Serta, Trump Home and Sertapedic. All come with Serta's StabL-Base double beam foundation, which isolates movement so people sharing a bed are not impacted by each other's movements. Foam mattress models consist of True Response, Pure Response and Vera Wang by Serta Specialty. True Response offers a memory foam core, while Pure Response offers a latex core. Vera Wang offers either latex or memory foam.

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