by Spindle Mattress May 04, 2022 2 min read
“I've bought them from stores, online, and even attempted a “Do It Yourself” mattress. I've returned 12 mattresses in the last 18 months in my search for the perfect one. I never stopped reading about mattresses and I’m fascinated by researching mattress specs. But after all my searching, I'm no closer to finding the perfect mattress than when I started. I’m interested in creating my own mattress.”
Creating your own mattress can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Not only will you be able to customize it to your own specific needs and preferences, but you'll also have the satisfaction of knowing that you built it yourself. Of course, as with anything, there are some potential downside. For one, it's impossible to know for sure how your mattress will turn out until you've actually slept on it. And if you're not happy with the results, it can be tough (and expensive) to make changes. But if you go into the project with a positive attitude and realistic expectations, you're more likely to end up with a mattress that you love.
Keep in mind that it seems like finding the perfect mattress has become some sort of modern-day quest for the Holy Grail. With so many different options on the market, it's hard to know where to start. Do you go for a firm mattress or a soft one? Do you want a pillow top or a memory foam mattress? The choices are endless. And then there's the price tag. A good quality mattress can cost anywhere from a few hundred to tens of thousand dollars. It's a big investment, and one that you want to get right. But here's the thing: at the end of the day, you need to just pick a mattress and go with it.
You can spend hours upon hours researching and trying out different mattresses, but at some point, you just need to settle for good enough. Think about it this way: our parents and grandparents slept just fine on mattresses that were far less comfortable than the ones we have today. They probably slept better than we do, too. There are so many factors beyond the mattress that can affect our sleep. staring at screens all day, being more sedentary, more stress. The best advice is to just get used to it. Your body will naturally adjust to the feel of the mattress. So don't overthink it. Go to a store, try out a few mattresses, and pick the one that feels the best to you. It doesn't need to be the most expensive or the most popular. It just needs to be comfortable enough to help you get a good night's sleep.