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How to Buy a Mattress and Save

carl drotsky - Wednesday, February 09, 2011

The amount of time that you spend in your bed at night, equates to about one third of your entire life time. So when buying a new bed, it is not a purchase to be taken lightly. In a bed, you want comfort and a good fit to your body. Back problems and other potential health concerns should be taken into account. One might have to spend a bit more in order to combat problems in the future. Looking more carefully into a quality mattress purchase will help you to save money. A good mattress can be expensive, but a little investigation into which mattress is the right one, will save you money. Even if it takes some time.

The best way to choose the mattress you need is to try it out. Yes, this means lie down on it, at least for a little while. Even an expensive mattress might not be the right choice for you. Although you won’t be able to spend a night sleeping on the mattress to test it, you can certainly tell a lot more than you think about a mattress by lying on it. The sales person will know this and they would encourage you to test a mattress out to see how it feels. They would also be able to point out the ones you should try out first if you have specific medical problems.
One should also not stick to just one store. Shop around at a few mattress stores before you buy. Each store may have different brands which you could have a look at and test out. Their prices may also differ, so ensure that you are getting the best deal. They may even be able to match or better a price from another store. They do want your business, so be open to negotiate as they are keen to make a sale. Take a note book with you and keep a note of the type and price of each mattress you like. You may not buy your mattress in one day, but it will save you money in the end.
One can even look to find a mattress at a good discount on some internet site. One sometimes thinks that the shipping costs involved would negate any saving you might gain, but this is not always the case. Some companies absorb the shipping costs in order to make their product more accessible to you. They can possibly ship the mattress to a local shop so that you can pick it up at your own cost. These deals may not be easy to find, but they do come around. Looking for new beds can be done on line from home as well as in your local stores. This way you can be sure of the best deal.
There are cases where you can get the kind of deal where you do get to take the mattress home with you and test it for a few nights. These companies offer you a no obligation trial period on their mattress. They believe in their product so much that they offer this opportunity to prove it to the customer. A downfall to some consumers is that a credit check is required to take part in this offer. However, if you can organize this, and you really want to buy the best mattress for years of good sleep, this is a good opportunity to make sure that you love your bed before you spend large sums of money on it.

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