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Do foam mattresses need a foundation?Updated 2 months ago

A slatted bed frame is highly recommended for our mattresses.

This type of foundation offers several advantages.

Ventilation: Slats provide aeration for the mattress, allowing air to circulate more freely. This helps in preventing moisture buildup, which can impact the longevity and hygiene of the mattress.

Support: Quality slats distribute weight evenly across the mattress, providing good support. This even distribution can help prevent sagging or uneven wear, which can occur with improper support.

Durability: A slatted bed frame with appropriately spaced slats can enhance the durability of the mattress by offering consistent support. It minimizes excessive pressure on specific areas of the mattress, potentially extending its lifespan.

Comfort: The flexibility of slats can offer a bit of give to the mattress, enhancing comfort. It can also contribute to a better night's sleep by adapting to body contours.

Compatibility: Many modern mattresses are designed to work well with slatted bed frames. Manufacturers often recommend specific slat widths and spacing to optimize the performance and longevity of their mattresses.

However, it's essential to ensure the slats on the bed frame are in good condition, properly spaced with 3 inches between them, and adequately supportive. Insufficient or damaged slats could potentially compromise the support and comfort of the mattress. 
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