The Benefits of a Mattress Topper

There is almost nothing worse than a poor night’s sleep, especially when it’s the result of a hard or lumpy bed. Ensuring a good night’s sleep is essential for us to operate on a normal basis – it can affect a person’s mood, stress level, and work performance. Many people believe that the route of their problems is the mattress and that the only way to solve the problem is to purchase a brand new mattress.  Not only is that extremely costly, it can often be avoided by the simple addition of a mattress topper.

Mattress toppers offer a range of benefits for those looking for an additional layer of comfort and support from their bedding. Sitting on top of the mattress, a topper can add support to a mattress that is too soft or too firm. Some (such as memory foam) even mould to the sleeper’s body for additional luxurious comfort. They’re quick and easy to clean, with many boasting a waterproof outer shell which protects against spills. Even toppers that do not come equipped with a waterproof outer shell can act as a safeguard, by soaking up liquids before they soak into the mattress. It is much easier to remove and clean the mattress topper, rather than the mattress.

Mattress toppers vary in materials, texture and form, although all mattress toppers provide an extra dose of comfort for users. There are toppers designed to make the existing mattress softer, as well as those designed to increase firmness. Choosing the correct topper can inject a lease of life into an old mattress or even keep a new one fresher for longer.

Feather or Down

Some people still prefer a natural filling as opposed to the recent boom of memory foam. Many prefer the additional depth and warmth that natural toppers can provide.

The traditional feather or down filled toppers are generously stuffed to ensure the resistance is right to evenly distribute weight and absorbs from the pressure points.

Memory Foam

Many people can’t afford the luxury of a memory foam mattress, but most can purchase a mattress topper made out of the foam. The body-conforming material can reduce sensitivity to the motion of a partner who tosses and turns during the evening. Memory foam can also provide a high level of support for individuals who suffer from painful joints.

Egg Crate Mattress Topper

Egg crate mattress toppers are an extremely cost-effective option for a comfortable but firm night’s sleep. The egg crate design offers a greater surface area as well as increased depth and breathability.

The smart “peak-and-valley” foam design distributes the user’s weight across the surface area. By evenly distributing body weight, the egg crate mattress topper improves circulation of the body and offers comforting pressure relief.

The weighty support decreases pressure on pressure points such as hips and shoulders, whilst the increased air circulation helps to prevent sores.

Faux Lambswool Topper

Our Faux Lambswool Toppers are known to be extremely soft. With a lambswool-like feel, our Faux Lambswool range will ensure you return home to a deliciously toasty bed. The thermal insulating fleece offers additional warmth.

You can add an additional layer of cushion with any one of our Faux Lambswool Toppers.

You can browse a range of mattress toppers on our online shop.


Written by: Downland Bedding Posted on: 10th June 2016