What’s That Smell?

November 25, 2014

Serta iComfort Savant Everfeel Plush Mattress

So you’ve purchased a new mattress. You’ve made a good investment, you’re excited to sleep better — but wait.

What’s that smell?

Your mattress has a chemical or mildewy smell, and you’re not sure why. Yeah, it’s brand new, but the mattresses at the store didn’t smell like this. The mattress is experiencing off-gassing, which is what happens when you take a new mattress out of its packaging. Reliable mattress companies like Serta, Sealy, and Simmons manufacture their mattresses in factories, where the mattresses are vacuum-sealed within minutes of completion. They have very little time to air out, so when you unwrap your new mattress, it’s going to air out in your home.

This isn’t as much of a problem during the warmer months, when you have your windows open — but in the winter months, it can take up to several weeks for the chemical smell to dissipate. Memory foam mattresses especially are known for a strong off-gassing odor. However, don’t let this deter you. This is entirely natural for any and every new mattress, since it has been sealed almost immediately to make sure that it stays clean and undamaged.

The best thing to do is to wait it out. This may not seem like the most helpful advice, but if you spray anything on your mattress, you run the risk of ruining your warranty. There are some natural air deodorizers, such as white vinegar and cut onions, which you can place in bowls around your bedroom to help soak up the smell.

This “new mattress” smell is nothing to worry about. It may not be as nice as a “new car” smell, but remember — your old mattress had to air out, as did the one you tried out at the store. If you do want to contact someone about the typical length of time for off-gassing, the manufacturer is your best source.

Sleep Well,

The Snooze Guru


The Serta Perfect Day iSeries Applause is #1 for Back and Side Sleepers!

February 18, 2014

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Consumer Reports has recently named the Serta Perfect Day iSeries Applause the #1 mattress for back and side sleepers. The Applause is available in firm and plush comfort levels, so whether you prefer a soft overall feel, or something on the firmer side, the Applause can provide the perfect blend of comfort and support to ensure you experience many nights of deep, restful sleep.

In Consumer Reports lab tests, The iSeries Applause was rated on multiple criteria, such as the following:

Side Sleeping – Tests measured how well the Applause supports and maintains the horizontal alignment of the spine while lying on one’s side.

Back Sleeping – Tests measured how the iSeries Applause supports and maintains the natural curvature of the spine while lying on one’s back.

Durability – An analysis showed how well the Applause maintains its original shape, height, feel, and support after eight years of simulated use.

Strong Support and Soothing Comfort

The Serta Perfect Day iSeries Applause mattress uses a combination of premium comfort materials and an advanced innerspring system to give targeted support with soothing pressure relief. Support in the Applause is delivered through the Duet Coil System, which has an exclusive individually wrapped coil-in-coil design that provides better contouring and deep down support. As the outer coil gently cradles the body to soothe pressure points, the inner coil provides maximum support to the lower back. This coil system excels in blocking the transfer or motion between partners, so it’s an excellent choice for light sleepers and those who share a bed with a restless partner. The Serta iSeries Applause contains a number of premium comfort materials, but the most advanced is CoolAction Gel Memory Foam, which combines high quality memory foam with gel to retain less heat than traditional memory foam, provide enhanced pressure relief, and eliminate the need for a “break in” period. The Applause also comes equipped with the BestEdge Foam Encasement, which is a high density foam perimeter that ensures a uniform level of comfort and support across the entire sleep surface. This system allows sleepers to lie all the way to the edge without losing support and falling out of bed, and provides 15% more sleep space than mattresses without a foam encasement.

When you shop with US-Mattress, you can count on getting the web’s lowest prices on both the firm and plush Serta Perfect Day iSeries Applause mattresses. If you spend your nights sleeping on your back or your side, the Applause has the necessary comfort materials and support systems to ensure you enjoy nights of deep, restful sleep for years to come. Order your iSeries Applause mattress today!


Cyber Monday Continues!

December 3, 2013

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If you were still digesting your Thanksgiving dinner and were too tired to shop for Cyber Monday deals at US-Mattress, there’s still time to save! We’ve extended our Cyber Monday sale through tomorrow, December 4th, to make sure you have enough time to take advantage of our best sale of the year. US-Mattress already has the lowest mattress prices in the country, but they’re reduced even more during this sale! Whether you’re looking for Christmas gifts for your family, or it’s time that you finally replace your old, worn out mattress, now is the time to head to US-Mattress.com to get the lowest prices on the industry’s top mattress brands!

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Serta Perfect Sleeper Hazelview Pillow-Top Mattress

October 10, 2013

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Looking for the Serta Perfect Sleeper Hazelview Pillow-Top Mattress? Head to US-Mattress.com, and get to know the Serta Perfect Sleeper Essentials Warren Super Pillow Top. It’s the exact same mattress as the Hazelview, only with a different name – and a better price!


even cheaper than Groupon

Advanced Continuous Support With Pressure Balancing Design

Like the Serta Perfect Sleeper Hazelview Pillow-Top Mattress, the Warren Super Pillow Top provides a soft, yet supportive sleep experience. It’s a great choice for sleepers who like to sink into a mattress while still feeling a strong underlying support.

Both the Hazelview and the Warren, like other Serta Perfect Sleeper Super Pillow Top mattresses, use the Serta 520 Continuous Support Innerspring system to properly support your body. This coil system has a sturdy construction and provides heightened support to the lower back, so it’s a great choice for sleepers with back issues. The Serta Perfect Sleeper Super Pillow Tops also contain high quality poly foams that provide cozy comfort, but the most notable feature is the layer of Cool Twist Gel Memory Foam. Cool Twist Gel Memory Foam is a combination of high quality memory foam and gel that enhances pressure relief and delivers an overall more supportive rest. Gel memory foam also adds durability, so you can expect this mattress to retain its showroom level of comfort for a longer period of time than traditional pillow top mattresses.

The Serta Perfect Sleeper Essentials Warren Super Pillow Top performs better than other pillow top mattresses in its price rance, so it’s a great choice if you’re looking for a high quality soft mattress at a price that won’t break the bank.

Why does our mattress have a different name?

Manufacturers assign mattresses with different names depending on where they’re sold. This helps to level the playing field for retailers, but it creates a challenge for shoppers trying to find the best deal. That’s why we’re here to help! We’re more than happy to help you match any mattress you’ve found in another store. Call us at 1-800-455-1052 and speak with one of our friendly mattress experts who can help you decipher the mattress name game.


Serta Mattress Reviews

August 29, 2013

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Dear Snooze Guru,

Not too long ago, you shared a post about Stearns & Foster mattress reviews. Can you provide similar information for Serta mattresses? I need a new mattress, and I’m pretty sure I want to buy a Serta, but I just want to make sure I know what I’m getting myself into. I appreciate any information you can provide!

-Brent from Camden, NJ

Dear Brent,

Thank you for your question, and I’m more than happy to share what US-Mattress.com shoppers think of their Serta mattresses. Before you buy something as expensive as a mattress, it’s always a good idea to see how people just like you feel about the mattress you would like to purchase. The following video has a lot of valuable information about what you can expect when you purchase a Serta mattress.

No matter which mattress you decide to purchase, you can count on getting the best price when you shop at US-Mattress.com. Our prices are lower than anything you’ll find online or in a store. If you find the same mattress anywhere else at a lower price, simply call or email us with the store information or website where you found the lower price. We won’t just match their price, we’ll match 110% of the difference. That’s our guarantee!

Sleep Well,

The Snooze Guru


Serta iComfort Scrunch Pillow

May 30, 2013

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People ask me all the time, “Snooze Guru, you have access to so many innovative and supremely comfortable pillows. How can you possibly pick a favorite?” They usually ask me this after I’ve been raving about my all-time favorite pillow, the Serta iComfort Scrunch Pillow. Now, I’ve slept on a number of pillows throughout the years, and I like to think I know a little something about pillow construction, design, support, and comfort. After all, they don’t call me the Snooze Guru for nothing! They call me the Snooze Guru because, well, I know what it takes to get great sleep. And because I asked them to.

Your pillow plays a very important role in the quality of your sleep, and whether you’re a back, side, or stomach sleeper, the iComfort Scrunch pillow offers the comfort and support you need to get the best sleep possible. Using Serta’s iComfort technology, the Scrunch pillow features hundreds of Cool Action Gel Memory Foam cushions that cluster together to properly support your head, neck, and spine while adjusting to your sleeping position. Watch the video below to find out more about this fantastic pillow, and head to US-Mattress.com to get it at the best price you’ll find anywhere on the web.

Sleep Well,

The Snooze Guru


Matching Mattresses (or How to Get a Better Deal at US-Mattress.com)

November 8, 2012

Dear Snooze Guru,

I just got back from an amazing vacation. I went all over the place. Get this- I met a guy in Baltimore named DeBruce, and do you know what his job was? Professional juggler. Man, I’m telling you, they know how to live in Baltimore. DeBruce had it made. Anyway, I stayed at some really nice hotels with mattresses that were super comfortable. I got the names of a few of them, but it looks like you don’t sell any of them at US-Mattress.com. What gives? I got a price for buying the mattress through the hotel, and I’m still counting zeroes (not really, but you get it. It was pricey). I know that I can get a good deal on US-Mattress.com, but what do I do if I don’t see what I’m looking for?

-Danny from Auburn, ME

Dear Danny,

Thank you for your letter. Your question is a common one here at US-Mattress.com. Mattress manufacturers give their models different names for the different markets where they are sold. For instance, a Serta mattress you see at one store might be the exact same mattress you see at another store, but with a different name. As for hotel mattresses, it can be a little trickier to compare. Some hotel mattresses are made exclusively for the hotel, so you can’t really find the same one elsewhere. However, you can always call us at 1-800-455-1052 to speak with a mattress expert who can help you find the closest alternative that we sell. In most cases, our mattress experts can help you find something comparable to what you slept on at the hotel. This will end up costing you a lot less money – money that you could put toward new pillows or sheets that will enhance your sleeping experience even further. Good luck, and don’t hesitate to call our mattress experts for help!

Sleep Well,

The Snooze Guru


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