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A Mattress on a Budget for a Large Man.

Albert writes: Hi Pete, I’m looking for a mattress and have a budget of $1000, or so, for a king size.  I have boxsprings that are only a couple of years old. I spent a lot of money on my current pillowtop mattress, which also has memory […]

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Replacing our Saatva mattress.

Susan writes: Hi Pete, I have been pursuing your site with an aim to replacing our Saatva mattress.  On top of it we have a Sleep Innovations 4-inch Dual Layer Gel Memory Foam Mattress Topper. I am 5’5″ and weigh around 125lbs, and my husband is 6’2″ […]

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More questions about the Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush Mattress.

Paul writes: Hi Pete, I did a little more research, which leads me to a few more questions. However, the Natura of Canada Greenspring Ultra Plush Mattress is in the lead for the moment. https://themattressexpert.com/liberty-ultra-plush/   I don’t understand the plant-based quilt foam. Is that different from memory foam […]

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A Talalay latex topper for a Tempur-Pedic mattress.

Karen writes: Hello Pete, I’m wondering if you can tell me what determines whether a person should purchase a firm or plush Talalay latex topper for a Tempur-Pedic mattress, if they are experiencing hip pain?   I’m mostly a back sleeper, but some side.   Any reason why […]

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I don’t want to buy another Simmons Beautyrest Mattress.

Diana writes: Hi Pete, As I think you may be on the East Coast and I’m on the West coast, it’s probably better to ask my questions in an email vs trying to get a hold of you on the phone.   I have read a fair […]

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Pain and Physical Therapy after sleeping on a sagging mattress.

Emily writes: Hi Pete, I came across your website while researching options after what has been a years long ‘mattress saga’ in search of better sleep and comfort.   In 2017 my parents bought me a Sealy Golden Elegance cushion firm mattress.  (In hindsight I wish I […]

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Coil Spring mattress with no memory foam and no chemical off gassing.

Bill writes: Hi Pete, I am in the market to purchase a Coil Spring mattress, and through my search I came across your address.  Kindly let me know the models you have or a link to the ones you have in stock.  Also, I want no memory […]

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Replacing my Simmons Beautyrest World Class Diamond Queen mattress.

Jeanne writes: Good Evening: I’ve learned that replacing my Simmons Beautyrest World Class Diamond Queen mattress is not possible.  It isn’t manufactured anymore. My research provided your company’s link for a comparable mattress. Which product of yours aligns the best with my old and beloved mattress? Thank […]

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What mattress do you recommend for me? I am 50 years old, 6 ft tall, and weigh around 350 lbs.

Mike writes: Hi Pete,  I saw you online. I have a question. I am 50 years old, 6 ft tall, and weigh around 350 lbs. I have back issues and have a very hard time sleeping. I currently own a pillow top Denver mattress.  I just stayed […]

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Simmons Beautyrest Black Edaline plush mattress.

Bill writes: Hello Pete, My Simmons Beautyrest Black Edaline plush mattress is finally dying.  Do you know what the equivalence are from you, Simmons, Sealy and Stearns and Foster? Looks like everything has changed, big time! Thanks, Bill Hi Bill, Everything has changed. All of the name brands have […]

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My doctor is recommending that I get a new mattress.

Evie writes: Hi Pete, My doctor is recommending that I get a new mattress. Most of the mattresses I’m seeing have memory foam and I know I don’t want that. The other problem is the cost. The prices I’m encountering are outrageous. I need all that I […]

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What would you recommend to replace our old Stearns and Foster mattress?

Judy writes: Hi Pete, We have an old Stearns and Foster mattress. After reading your blog posts, I see that S&F no longer makes mattresses of the same quality today. What would you recommend to replace our old mattress with similar quality and longevity? Thanks, Judy Hi […]

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Considering purchasing a Natura of Canada Greenspring mattress

Jen writes: Hi Pete, We are seriously considering purchasing a Natura of Canada Greenspring mattress from your website.   My apologies, but is there a difference between coil/hybrid latex and innerspring?   I was browsing your categories and I got a little confused.   We’ve had a […]

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80″x70″ King size Mattress for an RV.

Carl writes: Hey Pete, My wife and I are full-timers in an RV and it’s time to order a new mattress.   My problem is the RV can only handle a King size mattress that measures 80″x70″.  Not one inch longer or wider will work due to […]

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I’m a big guy and need a new mattress.

Hi Pete, I’m a big guy and need a new mattress. I’ve been considering a Simmons Beautyrest Black in firm with a latex topper. Would that be your recommendation, or is there something better? Thanks, Greg Hi Greg, My 1st recommendation is for the mattress we have […]

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A Mattress for DDD and Arthritis

Lynn writes: Hi Pete, I suffer from DDD and arthritis.  I take a hormone blocker for breast cancer, that gives me migraine headaches.   We have a firm mattress that is probably around 10 years old. It’s starting to show signs of indented body outlines. I sleep […]

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Simmons Beautyrest mattress in a new Holiday Inn Express.

Julie writes; Hi Pete, I am digging around on your website and have some questions about mattress selection. In many of your blog posts you don’t recommend Simmons at all.   My husband is 6’2”, 210 lbs. and I am 5’6”, 150 lbs. Our current mattress, from […]

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3 months into a new mattress, I wake up in pain every day.

Michelle writes: Hi Pete, I have been shopping for a mattress. The one I had was around 10 years old.  When it was finally worn out, I decided I needed a new one. So, I went to a local mattress store.   After explaining that my past […]

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Mattresses for the whole family.

Lucy writes: Hi Pete, I need 3 mattresses, for the whole family. One for my husband and I, one for an adult child who visits regularly, and one for a young child. My husband and I are heavy, each over 200 lbs. My adult son is not […]

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Check off list to buy a new mattress?

Sue writes: Hi Pete, I need to buy a new mattress, but I don’t even know where to start. Is there some kind of check off list I can start with?  The last two mattresses I bought were disastrous.  I bought a $4k Tempur-pedic mattress. What a […]

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Simmons Beautyrest mattresses for a big guy.

Steve writes: Hi Pete, I saw a comment on Simmons Beautyrest mattresses.   I followed that link back to your website. And here I am, asking your thoughts.   I am a big guy, 330 lbs., 6’2″. I’m usually a side sleeper, but not 100%.   I have […]

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STAY AWAY from Stearns and Foster Mattresses!

George writes: Hi Pete, I have a review on the Stearns and Foster Luxury Firm mattress for your readers. After getting this mattress I went online and found your blog. Now, I know why.   I paid over $4,000 for this mattress and it’s just AWFUL. It […]

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What mattress do you recommend for relieving lower back pain?

Stefanie writes: Hi Pete, I read your Blog about the Beauty Rest with interest. I am currently in need of a new mattress but struggle. I have a really bad lower back and am a belly sleeper. I am 5.11 (145 lbs) , my husband 6.4 (200 […]

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What is the best mattress for a 100# weight difference?

Sharon writes: Hi Pete, What is the best mattress for a 100# weight difference in California King?  150 and 250 pounds, 5’ 3” and 6’ 6” Thanks, Sharon Hi Sharon, The 250 pounder isn’t as heavy as the number would indicate, being so tall. The mattress my […]

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A mattress to resolve my back/leg/hip/shoulder/neck pains.

Mandy writes: Hi Pete, I have followed your blog a bit and have gathered a lot of insightful information for my current situation. I still wanted to reach out to you for a mattress recommendation.   I’m a middle aged, heavy, (200 lbs., 5’4″), pear-shaped female. I have […]

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