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Innerspring vs. Memory Foam: Which Is Right for You?

Innerspring vs. Memory Foam

Innerspring vs. Memory Foam

Get advice from the experts before you buy. When you’re searching for a new mattress, one of the most important things to consider is how it provides sleep support. Your choice will affect everything from the price to the number of options at your disposal, to the quality of rest you get each and every night.

Two of the most popular options on the market right now are innerspring vs. memory. Innerspring mattresses rely on a series of carefully placed and calibrated springs to provide support. Memory foam, by contrast, uses a spongy material to cushion your body. So which is right for you and your bed mates?

Innerspring: Pros and Cons


Availability: Innerspring mattresses come in a wide variety of sizes, styles, and price points so that you’re not forced to make compromises about something as important as your mattress.

Price: In general, innerspring mattresses are some of the most affordable in the mattress market, and even lower cost models provide a lot of benefits.


Quality: Innerspring mattresses are very comfortable to start, but they may lose some of their comfort faster than other options on the market.

Motion Isolation: If you share your bed with a partner, pets, or both, you may feel those bedmates tossing and turning or getting up on the middle of the night on your side of the bed.


Memory Foam: Pros and Cons


Support: Every inch of the surface of a memory foam mattress conforms and supports the contours of your body. That leads to very comfortable sleep, and can be a major bonus for people who tend to wake up with pain and stiffness.

Motion Isolation: Your sleep surface is completely separate from anyone else in the bed. They could be jumping up and down and you’re unlikely to feel it.


Heat Retention: Some memory foam mattresses have been criticized for trapping and storing body heat, leading to a stuffy feeling in the bed. Thankfully,improvements in materials and construction have largely eliminated this problem in most models.

Price: Some memory foam mattresses can be quite expensive, although lower cost options are still available, and they provide many of the best benefits of memory foam.

Get the Best Rest on a Beloit Mattress

The choice of mattress is entirely up to you, and really you can’t go wrong with either of these options. That’s especially true when you buy your mattress from an expert mattress maker who understands the science and craft of sleep. Visit a Beloit Mattress location to try out both of these options, and work with our sleep experts to help explore the unique properties of each. Be sure to take advantage of special offers to get the best rest for less.

To learn more from our team of mattress experts, consult our free Mattress Buying Guide.

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