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Topper for old Kiss mattress?

01 Dec 2019 13:26 #1 by bmackay
I've had the older Kiss mattress for three to four years. I'm in need of a topper to make it softer and discovered Kiss has a new mattress now and no longer offers the optional topper.

I'm a side sleeper and have been finding the Kiss mattress too firm and I wake up a lot with sore hips. I've since tried two different-sized cotton pillow top pads (2 and 4 inches), but they didn't do a thing and flattened quickly (for reference, I'm a lighter person). I then tried a 3-inch memory foam topper, but it actually triggered old injuries while annoying my current ones - my guess is it was too thick or not the right thing to go with the Kiss mattress.

Do you have any recommendations?

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02 Dec 2019 14:43 - 02 Dec 2019 14:47 #2 by Latex Mattress Factory.
Hello and thank you for reaching out. I'm sorry the Kiss mattress is too firm for you, but a topper will definitely help soften the mattress and reduce pressure point issues as well. Please keep the following in mind when choosing a thickness for your topper: A 2” topper will make a noticeable difference but, depending on how much you want to change the feel of your mattress, may still leave something to be desired. The 3” topper will change the feel of your mattress the most, and if that’s the change that you’re looking for then this would be the best bet. The best way to summarize it would be to say that a 2” topper will make the mattress feel moderately softer and the 3” topper will make the mattress feel much softer.

Both the thickness and the density makes a difference when choosing a topper. Ultimately, how you make your decision will depend on the following: how firm your mattress is now; how much softer you want your mattress to be; your height, body weight, and sleeping preference (For example, if you weigh more than about 250 lbs I would recommend a medium topper; if you weighed more than 250 lbs and bought a soft topper, you would likely bottom out and sink right through the topper to the firm mattress that you’re trying to move away from).

Aside from that, Talalay is bouncier and springier and is generally better at contour and pressure relief on your hips and shoulders. Dunlop is denser and firmer and is generally better at support and maintaining proper spinal alignment so Talalay is much more common for toppers.

KISS mattress is a Sleep EZ company so I'm sure they'll be happy to help out, just call them at 480-966-9282 and let them know what's going on.

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