Turn the cold foam mattress over

Your specialist dealer certainly told you when you bought your mattress that you should turn your cold foam mattress over. But you also know why you should do this? Find out below why and how often you should turn your cold foam mattress over.

Why does a cold foam mattress have to be turned over??

In contrast to a spring mattress, a cold foam mattress has a cold foam core that is less ventilated than the spring core. This means that moisture builds up more quickly in a cold foam mattress. However, this is not the only reason for turning the cold foam mattress:

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  • Prevent moisture build-up
  • Prevent mold growth
  • Promote longevity
  • Prevent the formation of pits
  • more even wear

How often does a cold foam mattress have to be turned over??

How often you should turn your cold foam mattress depends on the quality of it. High-quality cold foam mattresses should be turned over three to four times a year. However, you should turn over inferior or older cold foam mattresses more often. Why not take the chance and turn over every time you change your sheets?

How should a cold foam mattress be turned over??

A cold foam mattress should ideally be turned both lengthways and head to foot, unless it is a multi-zone mattress. If the cold foam mattress has different zones, you should only turn it over on the broad side, otherwise the zones will shift and you will experience a strange sleep feeling.

This means that you don't have to turn your cold foam mattress over as often

If you want to save yourself work, you should pay attention to a few things when buying the mattress:

  • The higher the density, the longer the cold foam mattress remains and the lower the likelihood of pitting
  • The thicker the cold foam mattress, the better
  • Buy or buy a mattress with a removable mattress cover! A large part of the sweat seeps into the cover, which you can easily wash.

You should also ventilate your cold foam mattress every morning by simply pulling back the duvet. So the moisture of the night can escape.

Tips & Tricks You should also clean your cold foam mattress regularly to remove moisture, dust mites and dirt. Find out how to do this here.