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All Latex vs. Latex Hybrid
Unfortunately, after looking at some at some of the websites of "our trusted members" I'm realizing they are quite pricey! I'm a little surprised that even those that are manufacture/factory direct are pretty high!
With that said, if anyone can recommend a good quality place to get a latex mattress from, at a reasonable cost please let me know.
Also, I'm wondering how a hybrid latex compares to an all latex mattress? Is the feel similar and is there really more benefit from all latex vs. a hybrid latex?
Lastly, would one or the other be more beneficial for someone with arthritis/fibromyalgia?? Oh....and I should mention that I tend to prefer the "feel" of a soft/plush mattress....but of course still want support/proper spine alignment!
Thank you all for your help!!
I'm currently deciding if I want to go DIY or start with a bed in a box foam mattress and possibly adding latex in the future.
snickerful wrote: I checked Arizona Premium Mattress and yeah, it is definitely less expensive....but I hate buying something that I have to pay to return. So many other companies pay the shipping fees both ways. Also, not sure if I want to put the mattress together myself.....although it does look fairly easy.
Their return policy is a big downside. That's not so much an issue for me because I know Latex works well for me. As for the building, it is super easy. And, remember, if you build it(or get one of their pre-made ones) you can swap out any sections that wear out if that happened.
No mattress/company is without some downsides, no question there.
My situation is that there is only one local retailer that carries latex mattresses, and the selection is very limited. I've had the chance to test a "soft" latex hybrid (8" coils + 3" soft talalay) and liked it fine. But for considerably less, we could do a DIY full latex build of something like 3" soft talalay over 3" medium talalay over 3" firm dunlop. Assuming the cover is the same, would sleeping on 9" of latex "feel" the same as the 3" latex + pocket coils? This answer may depend on the coils?
For various reasons (spouse and I being about 100# different in weight the main one), I'd like to avoid pocketed coils because the firmer ones (Combizone ILD 762 or 6"Quantum Edge Elite Bolsa) seem they will be too firm for me, but the 8" Quantum Edge coils ILD 531 doesn't seem to be ideal for hubby.
My choices to "try out" latex mattresses is so limited that I hope to learn from everyone's collective experience, even if it's just your "opinion".