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23 May 2019 18:07 #1 by glowworm
Greatly appreciate all the information at Mattress Underground--and I wish I'd found it when initially buying a mattress!

My situation: I bought a Leesa Sapira mattress a couple months ago. I like it fine in terms of comfort, though I wouldn't rave about it, but the big problem is there is still a very strong old paint-like smell. Customer service wasn't able to offer any suggestions other than wait (I think two months is long enough) or sprinkle baking soda on it (which seems laughable), so I am going to return it and need a new mattress.

I'm interested in the Luma Latex Hybrid because it combines pocketed coils and a pillow top, which I know I like (and being a MU member helps a lot). My questions are: what off gassing smell is common with this mattress (ugh)? And do I understand correctly that the pillow top is the difference between medium and plush options for this mattress? I'm on the fence as to which I ought to choose, given that I know I like a plushier mattress feel (and I'm a small woman who sleeps on her back).

Thanks for your help!!

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27 May 2019 10:12 #2 by Luma Sleep
Hello glowworm,

Thank you for reaching out to Luma Sleep! Sorry for the delayed response. Luma Sleep does not use polyfoams or memory foams in its comfort layers so there is no off-gassing that is a by-product common to most, if not all non-latex mattress systems. Latex foam is molded and then washed. We have not had a single concern raised over the smell with our mattresses. We had a few instances of a latex rubber odor with the Talalay pillows, but Talalay global changed their packaging process to all freshly made pillows to "air out" for a min of 6 hrs before compression packaging.
You are correct in that the comfort/firmness choice is determined by the ILD of the latex in the pillow top. For a small person who sleeps on her back and prefers a comfy feel, we would suggest you go with Medium Firmness.
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29 May 2019 17:46 #3 by glowworm
Thank you for the input! I also consulted with your customer service on your website and have bought a Luma mattress--I'm excited and hopeful that it will be a big improvement. Looking forward to it!

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