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Hacking a Pillow-top Bed
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So I bought a pillowtop about 7 months ago on sale for $1000, so no warranty and can't return. I have a 4 month old who cant even lay next to me in the bed without falling into me...also concerned with suffication once he can roll over. Anyways my matress is ok just need it to be way firmer. Would this help? Or do you know of any other way to kake your matress firm?
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We had a very expensive inner spring mattress. After tons of research, we decided to take the pillow top off and try a latex foam topper. After reading this I went ahead with it, but instead of cutting through the side of the mattress, we undid the stitching. This took a bit longer than simply cutting, but it left a perfectly usable innerspring mattress core. Plus is separated nicely. Typically, innerspring mattresses are all the same with different toppers on them. They'll have a perfect separation point that leaves the bottom still perfectly encased without cutting through the side.However, we still didn't like it. The bed moved around and the springs were no longer perfectly perpendicular to the bed frame. They were pushed out ever so slightly. We loved the medium firm 3-inch latex foam we had purchased and decided to just go all the way with it. We tossed the springs and mattress altogether. We now have a DIY 5-layer (latex: 2" firm, 3" medium, 2" soft. 1" foam pad from inside the old mattress, 2 mattress pads as encasements) latex bed. Motion doesn't transfer at all and I sleep like the dead.
After much research and a few days of serious thinkingI decided to this weekend perform major mattress surgeryOur very expensive Pillow top mattress made by "Beard" and only four years old has been the major aggrevation causing both my husband and myself chronic back pain It would say we got three years comfort and support only from it.... SoI slit three sides of the pillow topPeeled the very plush padded mattress top backRemoved the very sorry looking memory foam complete with body indentationsReplaced the empty casing with a brand new 5 cm thick premium , dense, latex rubber overlay covered in a cotton cover purchased from Clark Rubber for $350We slept on it last nightMy husband slept wellI slept poorly with leg painsBUT I did not toss and turn all night , the bed is much firmer , I did not disturb my husbands sleep andI will give it a few more sleeps before re stitching the mattress lid back to the sidesSo I highly recommend this surgeryPillow tops are not a wise purchase!!!!This site gave me the confidence to perform surgery on a $1800 mattress that would have gone to the dump very soonSo a big thank you?
I cannot access your blog . I tried several times. Do I have to pay for this
You're so aeesome for this tip! My bed feels so much better. I cut halfway down two sides, pulled out what I could and crawled in for the rest. Three inches of saggy foam out! Thanks so much ?
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