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Archive for 2014

What Mattress for my Scoliosis?‏

Marshall writes: Pete – let me first say I could not be more impressed with you obviously well-informed answers to people’s questions.  I submitted the following on your form a few hours ago, and have not received a reply.  Of course it’s fine if I don”t hear […]

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Toddler Bed Mattress going to Canada.

Sheryl writes: Hello! I’ve been reading and researching for days now trying to find a decent mattress for my 2 year old. We are buying a double (full) size mattress. I appreciate your honesty and knowledge in your answers to people’s questions.  I’m pretty sure I’ve decided […]

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Buying a new S&F mattress after 20 years.

Dear Pete, Help! I am a stearns and foster mattress lover and I would like to purchase a new one after 20 plus years…. I am a cosmetic dentist who would like a recommendation of which stearns and foster mattress would be best for me…I am 55 […]

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Mattress recommendation.

Irene writes: Hello, I am looking for a mattress that would be good for someone who is 60 years old, very active, kyphosis, few schmorl nodes and mild/moderate scoliosis. At the present time we have Dormia and not the best for me, whereas we do have temperpedic […]

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A Mattress for large people with back problems.

Amy writes: Hello, We are truly desperate to find a comfortable mattress. We moved 2 years ago and finally got a king-sized bed, but we have been unable to find a comfortable mattress to go on it. Our first choice was a firm Simmons that hurt our […]

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Looking for a high quality Two-Sided Mattress.

Terry writes: We’ve been unhappy with 4 mattresses over an 8 year period (non flippable mattress/pillow top, non flippable/no pillow top, $$ organic foam. Our 5th mattress is a Serta perfect sleeper flippable mattress. We have had this mattress for about a year and have flipped it […]

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Simmons Beautyrest World Class Raleigh Mattress w/ Latex.

Mark writes: Hi Pete, We bought a Simmons Beautyrest World Class Raleigh mattress from you, about 3 years ago…per your recommendation, and we love it. We have recently moved and we plan on putting that queen size in the guest room and we want a king size […]

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An equivalent for an old ultra plush sealy mattress.

Ally writes: Hiya Pete, I’m trying to find the equivalent or matching mattress to my twin size sealy posturepedic preferred soothing  st series ultra plush. Obviously I’m trying to combine it to make a king. Is there anything out there today that will match? I’m making a foam […]

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Sealy Posturepedic Palatial Crest CSS Plush, Hotel Mattress.

Jayne writes: I am looking for the Sealy Posturepedic Palatial Crest CSS Plush mattress – is it only available to hotels? Thanks, Jayne Hi Jayne, When shopping retail for this mattress, ask for an E level Posturepedic in plush. The model name is different at every store. […]

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Stearns & Foster luxury plush mattress alternatives.

Danielle writes: Hello! Yesterday, my husband and I were shopping for mattresses. I am 5’9″ and 170 lbs, and my husband is 6′ and 150. We prefer a plush mattress as opposed to a firmer one. I have Rheumatiod Arthritis – so I do have joint pain. […]

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FIRM mattress for large people on an adjustable bed base.

Melissa writes: Hoping for some help before we make another expensive mistake. My husband and I are both tall and large build individuals.  Two years ago my L5/S1 disc ruptured with surgery to follow.  We currently have an expensive bed that is WAY too soft purchased prior […]

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Relieving Hip Pain. Latex foam topper on a memory foam mattress.

Elissa writes: Hi there, I am 5’5 and currently 158lbs. I have a memory foam mattress that I bought  A little over a year ago. At that time I was pregnant with my third child and the bed was perfect.  Now my baby is almost 7 months […]

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Simmons Beautyrest Next Generation Hybrid 300 Mattress?‏

Lynne writes: Hi Pete, I have a very old mattress that need replacing.  I am looking at the Beautyrest Next Generation Hybrid 300 firm mattress.  Is this a good choice? Thanks for your help. Lynne   Hi Lynne, Your mattress lasted a good long time because beds […]

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Why Avoid Pillowtop Mattresses.

Hi Pete, I’m curious why I keep hearing “avoid the pillow tops” when in fact the Stearns line uses the exact same material specs in plush TT vs plush EPT and firm TT versus firm EPT? Thanks, Yesenia Hi Yesenia, The padding in the Pillowtop part isn’t […]

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Simmons Beautyrest World Class & Latex foam mattress topper.

Debbie writes: Hi Pete,  This would be the third mattress I have ordered from The Mattress Expert. I need a mattress for my spare bedroom. I was thinking about moving my 7 yr-old Sealy Posturepedic into the spare room and getting a new mattress for the master […]

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Which pillow for severe neck pain?‏

Jean writes: Hi Pete, I have severe neck pain, like all the time. I’ve tried countless types of pillows, which help some for a while then too quickly lose their oomph…and the pain returns. Is there a pillow that will work and not poop out? Thanks, Jean   […]

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Back & Shoulder Pain. A firm mattress & a soft latex topper.

Joe writes: Hi Pete, I saw your website, and would like to ask for your advice.I have a lot of issues with 2 primary areas: lower back and shoulder/neck. For years, a firm mattress  was very comfortable for me, but when my neck/shoulder pain started up, I […]

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What’s the best mattress for a child?‏

Miriam writes: Hi Pete, I’ve been reading your blog and I thank you for all of the information you provide. But still, I’m in a quandary as to what yo buy for my children. I have a young son (3) just about to go into a regular size mattress. […]

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An All Natural Latex Foam Topper on a Firm Mattress.

Nicole writes: Can these all natural latex mattress toppers be put on any bed?  Or do they only go on the bed sets that are sold through your website. Thank you, Nicole Hi Nicole, You can add comfort and longevity, using a latex topper on any mattress. […]

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Simmons Beautyrest Hybrid Mattress?‏

Tanya writes: HI Pete, I am looking at Simmons Beautyrest products. I have tested re-charge and Black and am curious about the hybrid. I would prefer a tight top, likely firm–am a side sleeper all the way. Have low back/neck stuff and am currently in 10 y.o. […]

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Sealy Encore 720 Hotel Mattress.

Richard writes: Hello, I am trying to find a Marriott Hotel mattress model: Sealy Posturepedic Encore 720 Plush. Do carry these? Thanks, Richard Hi Richard, “Encore” is a model name that Sealy uses for the hotel industry. At retail, the model name will be different at every […]

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The gel mattress enhancer has a strong odor. Will this go away?‏

The gel mattress enhancer on my Sleep Studio Sleep Joy mattress has a strong odor. Will this go away? Memory foam off gasses the toxic chemicals from which it’s made. It will continue to do so for some time, although the initial strong acrid smell will dissipate […]

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S&F Ingrid Pillowtop Clearance Mattress.

Jim writes: Hi Pete, I have purchased and Ingrid Firm Pillowtop from a local dealer.  He delivered A Shayla which i did not like. I asked him to take it back, which he did. After doing research i found a website that gave great specs and also […]

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Simmons Beautyrest Pillowtop Hotel Mattress.

Theresa writes: Hello, What would be the equivalent mattress to a Luxury firm Simmons Beautyrest pillowtop mattress that we slept on in a hotel? Have not been able to locate where to purchase mattress. We can buy it through the hotel, but the price is really high. […]

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Simmons Beautyrest plush pillowtop mattress.

Mel Writes: I bought a Simmons Beautyrest Plush Pillow Top mattress 15 months ago. I can’t sleep on it. It’s complete trash.  Have you read the consumer complaints about Simmons? Maybe you should change your tune. Mel     There’s nothing wrong with my tune, Mel. I tell everyone […]

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