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When Should You Replace Your Mattress?

Your mattress supports your body every single night you are sleeping, but you may start to notice that it isn't as great as it used to be. According to, the average lifespan of a bed is 15-20 years. In fact, it is recommended that you replace your mattress every six to eight years, depending on the type of mattress you own. This ensures your body is getting the right support it needs when you are sleeping. Here are some key signs that you need to visit your local bedroom furniture stores for a new mattress.

It's Sagging

If you notice that your mattress is starting to sag where you often lay when you sleep, this could be a key sign that you need a replacement. You can test this out by laying in your bed for a few minutes, getting up, and seeing if the mattress rises with you. If it doesn't return to normal quickly, this could mean the coils in the mattress are beginning to weaken or your memory foam mattress is starting to lose its normal shape.

It's Smelly

Now, it's recommended that we wash our bed sheets once a week, but that doesn't help wash out the smell from our mattress. There are simple ways you can clean your mattress, but that might not always get all of the smells that have built up into it get out. If your mattress begins to have an odor, it may have mold or mildew growth due to the humid summer climate. This can cause health issues and can make your bedroom smell bad.

It's Squeaky

A squeaky mattress might not be the most relaxing thing to sleep on, especially if you are moving in your sleep. If you have a mattress that has coils, the noises may indicate that it is not as supportive as it used to be. You must visit your local bedroom furniture stores to get a mattress that keeps your body supported when you are sleeping.

You're Tossing and Turning

If you start to notice that you are having trouble getting comfortable or staying comfortable during the night, it may be time to get a new mattress. You don't want to keep a mattress that doesn't allow you to get that good night's sleep.

You're in Pain

An old mattress slowly can start to not support your body as well as it used to, so if you are waking up with back pain of any kind as well as neck and shoulder pain, it's time to buy a new mattress from one of your local bedroom furniture stores.

If you are noticing any of these signs when you are in bed, it may be time to buy a brand new mattress. This can benefit you and your health in the end. Reach out to us today to see what kind of mattresses we have to offer.