Organic Latex Mattress
Organic Latex Mattress
Organic Latex Mattress
Natural and Organic Latex Mattress - Turmerry
Organic Latex Mattress
Organic Latex Mattress
Natural and Organic Latex Mattress - Turmerry
Organic Latex Mattress
Organic Latex Mattress

    Organic Latex Mattress

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    • Experience a 3 (or 4) layer all-foam mattress with adjustable firmness, striking the perfect balance between cushioning and support for the best night's sleep.
    • Crafted with GOLS-certified organic Dunlop latex foam, sustainably sourced from rubber trees in Sri Lanka.
    • Features an innovative 5-Zone Design, engineered to provide the perfect amount of firmness and softness for each part of your body.
    • Choose from various height, size, and firmness options that perfectly fits your needs.
    • No toxic off-gassing, chemical flame retardants, fiberglass, or PU foams for a healthier sleeping environment.
    • Each latex foam layer features carefully perforated holes for superior breathability and cooling.
    • Fire resistance and temperature regulation are seamlessly integrated with a natural New Zealand wool layer.
    • Enveloped in a silky-smooth, breathable organic cotton cover that adds extra comfort and safeguards the mattress.

    Looking for the best  latex mattress that gives you perfect support, luxury comfort, and a healthy night's sleep? Look no further than Turmerry! Our natural and organic latex mattresses are just incredible for anyone seeking a healthier alternative to traditional mattresses like memory foam or gel-infused memory foam mattresses.

    Made from the finest materials like organic cotton, natural New Zealand wool, and organic latex. Our mattresses are made with mattress components that are certified by Oeko-Tex, eco-INSTITUT, and LGA.

    We use natural wool as the fire barrier instead of using harmful chemicals to pass the flammability test. Wool protects and keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer as it is the best natural temperature regulating material.

    Turmerry natural and organic latex mattresses are made from the best rubber tree plantation in the world, eco-friendly and sustainable. Additionally, they're made using fair trade practices and are cruelty-free, so you can rest assured knowing that you're supporting a company that cares about its impact on the environment and on the people involved in its production. We plant a tree for every purchase of yours.

    But luxury comfort and healthy sleep aren't the only things our organic and natural mattresses offer. With a Turmerry mattress, you'll enjoy:

    • Comfortable, conforming support that relieves pressure points

    • Improved circulation for a deeper, more restful sleep

    • A cooler sleeping surface thanks to our breathable latex design

    • Enhanced durability for lasting comfort night after night

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    Latex Mattress Construction

    You can choose an 8-inch, 10-inch, or 12-inch mattress. Both the 8-inch and 10-inch consist of three  organic latex foam layers with 5-Zone Support. The 12-inch mattress comes with a fourth latex foam layer, which adds 2 inches of extra cushioning. We use the same organic cotton with natural wool cover which is approximately 10 inch height for these three different mattresses. For the 8 inch mattress, the cover will have room for few more inches which can be added later with a foam layer of your choice.

    Each of the latex layers is made with Dunlop Latex which gives the best support to your spine and back. A specially engineered perforated mattress design with provides excellent air circulation, making your organic latex bed a breathable and comforting surface. Not only that, it keeps the latex bed naturally cool, so you fall asleep easier and faster.

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    No chemical flame retardants, just natural wool

    Next, for mattress stability and support, we have a thick layer of New Zealand wool on top that doubles up as a fire retardant. This makes sure you and your family sleep in a safe and secure manner.

    Finally, we have enclosed all of the above with another layer of organic cotton cover that ensures unrestricted airflow and a night of cool and relaxed sleep. Latex and cover are not washable and can only be spot cleaned.

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    We’ve got the perfect latex mattress firmness for you!

    The three latex layers in our mattress come with three different firmness levels- soft, medium, and firm. Whether you are a side sleeper, back sleeper, or stomach sleeper, just rotate the layers to get the desired level of mattress firmness for your perfect sleep. You can request a different combination of layers at Checkout, for example: two medium layers and one firm layer.

    Our natural latex mattress has a ‘buoyant’ effect that prevents sinking and aligns your spine, helping to relieve common pressure points much better than comparable products.

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    For a soft mattress, arrange the firm topper on the bottom, medium in the middle and soft on the top.

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    For a medium firmness mattress, arrange the firm topper on the bottom, soft in the middle and medium on the top.

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    For a firm mattress, arrange the medium topper on the bottom, soft in the middle and firm on the top.

    Latex Mattress Heights / Thickness

    At Turmerry, we understand that everyone has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect mattress. That's why we offer three different latex thickness levels to choose from. Whether you need a little extra support or you want to sink into a cloud of comfort, we have the perfect mattress for you.

    Our 8-inch mattress is the answer for the budget conscious and the 12-inch mattress for the luxury lover. And we still have our popular 10-inch mattress if you are looking for a happy medium.

    • 8-inch Mattress

    Turmerry 8-inch mattress comes with a 3-inch base layer, 2-inch middle layer, and 2-inch top layer, all of which are 5-zone organic latex foam layers. The Organic Cotton Zipper Cover with Wool adds another inch.

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    • 10-inch Mattress

    Turmerry 10-inch mattress comes with a 3-inch base layer, 3-inch middle layer, and 3-inch top layer, all of which are 5-zone organic latex foam layers. The Organic Cotton Zipper Cover with Wool adds another inch.

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    • 12-inch Mattress

    Turmerry 12-inch mattress comes with a 3-inch base layer, 3-inch middle layer, and 3-inch top layer of organic latex foams with 5-zone support. What makes this special is that there is a 4th layer made of a 2-inch organic latex foam layer.

    The addition of this extra layer promotes enhanced plushness to the sleeper. The organic cotton zipper cover with wool adds another inch. turmerry latex mattress 12 inch

    Turmerry Latex Mattress Sizes

    We’ve got the perfect mattress sizes for any space.

    The Perfect Bed for Any Spaces

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    If you are buying a Queen or a King, you can choose Split Queen or Split King, which will give you the Top and Middle layers Split in Half so couples can choose their own firmness.

    NOTE: Our Split King and Split Queen mattress sizes feature a single mattress with a split center. For a traditional Split King setup with two separate mattresses, we recommend two Twin XL mattresses be used closely together. Unfortunately, we do not offer any mattress sizes to make a traditional Split Queen setup possible.

    Why Natural Latex?

    Natural latex is a great choice in terms of having firmer, more "bouncy" mattress support. Latex beds are springy, cool, and come with a buoyant feeling, thus naturally supporting your posture. Whereas memory foam mattresses practically ‘sink’ your body into itself, and may give you aches and pains later on as they may not support you well.

    Need some level of ‘softness’ but want to sleep on a ‘firm’ mattress? Natural latex mattresses solve this exact problem. It’s somewhat soft like foam-based mattresses, but since it has a natural buoyant feeling, it feels just the right amount of firmness. Keep in mind that these latex mattresses are not so soft that one wakes up with a backache like with other types of mattresses.

    Not to mention, organic mattresses made from natural latex tend to have much longer lifespans, typically in the range of 20 years and more.

    Plus, our perforated design doesn’t trap heat as those foam-based mattresses do. Latex naturally sleeps cooler, and the pinhole ventilated mattress design allows for air to pass through. Even the latex cell structure is open and helps the airflow. Thus, the latex mattress is the one that stays cooler for longer periods of time.

    If you’ve any worries about sleeping cool during the hot summer months, this all-latex mattress is for you as it will keep you comfortable all night.

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    Why Dunlop Layers (and not Talalay Latex Mattress)?

    Latex mattresses are processed in two different ways - Dunlop or Talalay.

    Talalay latex is fluffy throughout and typically softer and less dense than Dunlop latex. As a result, Talalay latex mattresses lack the firmness and density to serve as a support core component.

    Our latex mattress layers are made using the Dunlop process to give you a more comfortable sleep all night.

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    Motion Isolation

    Do you know that our latex mattress has a great feature of absorbing pressure and confining it to a very small area? This essentially makes our latex mattresses a great choice for couples. Have a partner who moves a lot during sleep? On a latex bed, you won’t notice or even feel their movement! Your partner or kids could even jump on the opposite side of the bed, and you can continue to sleep peacefully without being disturbed.

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    Easy to Handle

    Since we ship our latex mattress in 4 different boxes, it’s easy for anyone to carry the boxes to their rooms, unbox and assemble them in a few minutes. This is to ensure you have a great experience, not just during sleep but even before your head hits the pillow. :)

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    Latex Mattress Assembly

    The Turmerry organic and natural mattress assembly process is very simple and will take approximately 10-15 minutes.

    The first box contains zippered organic cotton mattress cover plus 2 free pillows. The second box contains a firm latex layer. You can find a medium latex layer on the third box and a soft latex layer on the fourth box.

    Here’s how to assemble a Turmerry mattress:

    • Step 1 - Place the organic cotton zippered cover on the bed frame.

      Place the organic cotton zippered cover on the bed frame
    • Step 2 - Identify the base layer of your latex mattress.

      Identify the base layer of your latex mattress
    • Step 3 - Insert the next two latex layers, one at a time.

      insert the next two latex layers, one at a time
    • Step 4 - Zip it Up

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    • Step 5 - Make the bed

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    For detailed mattress assembly instructions, please check our 'Latex Mattress Assembly' guide.

    20 Year Warranty

    Beginning on the date of purchase, your latex mattress is covered by a 20-year warranty. This warranty is valid only for the original purchaser from the original purchase date of the latex mattress and is non-transferable.

    For more details, please check our Warranty page.

    20 year warranty

    120-Day Sleep Trial

    We believe that every person is unique, and each one of us has different sleeping habits. Sleeping on a latex mattress for 8 hours isn’t even remotely the same as laying on a bed for five minutes in a mattress store. Therefore, feel free to take advantage of our 120-night mattress trial. We want your sleep to be the best with us. Period.

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    Shipping & Delivery

    At Turmerry, we know that getting your purchase delivered quickly and without any hassle is important to you. That's why we offer free shipping on all orders across the continental USA. For our customers in Alaska, Hawaii, and other US territories, we have FedEx and USPS rates available.

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    Orders are typically delivered within 2-5 business days, so you won't have to wait long to start enjoying your new purchase. Just add items to your cart to see if your product qualifies for shipping to your country.

    Read more about our shipping and delivery process.

    Organic Latex Mattresses

    Our organic mattresses are extensively tested for purity and safety. Each and every high-quality latex mattress sold in our store is certified — from harvesting to processing and from production to supply — each, and every step involves ingredients of top quality.

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    Turmerry Latex Foam Layers are Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certified, meaning it is free from any harmful substances and hence is harmless for humans.

    We ensure each and every step of our mattress manufacturing process is not only good for our environment but also safe for you and your family. That’s why not just the latex core but even the covers we provide with the mattress are organic too!

    Read more about Turmerry product certifications.

    We can proudly say that our natural organic latex mattresses do NOT contain any of the following harmful ingredients:

    • Banned substances such as azo colorants, pentachlorophenol, cadmium, lead, etc.

    • Heavy metals such as arsenic and mercury

    • Pesticides such as glyphosate

    • Chlorinated phenols and phthalates - both are linked to possible causes of cancer

    • Other chemical residues such as arylamines (cancerogenic) and benzene

    • Synthetic or ‘blended’ latex

    • Toxic chemical-based fire retardants

    Ask yourself: Would you prefer that you and your family sleep on mattresses filled with carcinogenic glues, dyes, colors, gels, or fire retardants OR on an allergy-free natural latex mattress?

    Mattress Financing

    Here at Turmerry, we want to make your mattress shopping experience as easy and convenient as possible. That's why we've partnered with Klarna, one of the leading providers of payment solutions.

    With Klarna, you can buy now and pay later, giving you the flexibility to shop on your own terms. And best of all, it's easy to use, and you're always covered by Klarna's Purchase Protection plan.

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    What is Latex?

    Latex is a natural product found beneath the bark of mature rubber trees. The milky white liquid that seeps from the tree is collected and then processed to create latex foam. Latex foam has a number of unique properties that make it ideal for use in mattress construction, including durability, resilience, and a willingness to conform to the contours of the body. 

    This versatile material is used in a wide variety of products, from gloves and tires to balloons and raincoats. Latex is also a common ingredient in paints, adhesives, and cleaning products. It is prized for its strength and elasticity, as well as its resistance to heat, water, and chemicals.

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    Types of Latex

    Technically, there are four different types of latex that are being used in latex mattresses. This includes the natural, organic, synthetic, and blended types. Here's a breakdown of each:

    • Natural Latex

    Harvested from organically grown rubber trees (Hevea Brasiliensis), this type of latex is naturally processed to create foam layers. Plus, mattresses made of natural latex feel incredible and represent a great long-term investment. And the best part, natural latex mattresses are generally considered safe and are not treated with toxic chemicals like formaldehyde.

    • Organic Latex

    Organic latex is natural latex that comes with an organic seal of approval. Latex mattresses that are organic contains ≥95% organic latex, the highest possible standard. It is the cleanest that you can buy for your health, the fairest for those working in the rubber industry, and the safest for mother earth. 

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    • Synthetic Latex

    Synthetic latex is the cheapest type of latex and is usually constructed from Styrene-Butadiene Rubber. Mattresses made of synthetic latex  involve the use of a variety of synthetic materials that are toxic to human health. Also, they have a much shorter lifespan and durability than the natural and organic ones.

    • Blended Latex 

    A combination of natural latex and synthetic additives, blended latex mattresses contain 15 to 25 percent natural latex, with the rest being synthetic.

    If you think blended latex is the "best of both worlds,” you’re wrong. The material fails to offer any elasticity benefits as it’s combined with such little natural latex. Of course, there's a cost advantage of blended latex when compared to the natural and organic ones, but the material is still not 100% safe.

    Latex Mattress Manufacturing Process

    There are two types of latex mattress manufacturing processes out there - Dunlop and Talalay. Even though the raw material used is the same, that is, rubber, the main difference lies in the way it’s manufactured.

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    • Dunlop Process

    The Dunlop latex mattress manufacturing process begins with the whipping of liquid latex to form a frothy foam. After that, the frothy material is placed on a mold and then baked in a vulcanization oven. Once the vulcanization process is complete, the baked latex is removed from the mold and is followed by thorough washing. Finally, the foam is baked again at a high temperature to remove excess moisture.

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    • Talalay Process

    The Talalay latex manufacturing process works similar to that of the Dunlop process. But here, there's a small difference; the mold is just partially filled. The lid of the mold is vacuum-sealed, leading to the rapid expansion of latex. Once fully expanded, the mold gets flash frozen, pushing carbon dioxide through the latex. The frozen material is then baked to set, followed by removing the latex from the mold. Finally, latex is washed thoroughly and dried.

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    Both types have their own unique benefits that appeal to different people, and if you ask us which one's the best, we'd say it's up to your personal preference. Dunlop latex is more dense, durable, and supportive, making it a good choice for people who need a firm mattress. Talalay latex is softer and less dense, making it a good choice for people who want a softer mattress.

    However, when compared to the Talalay latex mattress manufacturing process, the Dunlop method is less energy-intensive and is, therefore, more sustainable and has a lower environmental footprint. So, if you want an eco-friendly, organic, supportive, and durable latex mattress at the same time, we'd recommend you go for Dunlop latex.

    Common Mattress Materials are Choked With Toxic Ingredients!

    Yes, you heard it right! Boric acid, arsenic, PBDEs, formaldehyde, antimony, and much more - common mattress materials are so full of toxic chemicals. In fact, as the mattress gets older, toxins are released in much higher amounts and can lead to grave consequences. Unbelievable right? You can get affected with skin reactions, hormonal disorders, asthma, nervous system disorders, and even cancer.

    Now you might be coming up with the question, ‘If not a common mattress, then what?’ The answer is simple - ORGANIC LATEX MATTRESS! If you or your family members wish to sleep in a safe and healthy place, then go for it.

    In the olden days, mattresses were stuffed using natural materials such as feathers, wool, cotton batting, horsehair, and many more. But now, things have changed, and not exactly for the better. Most of the mattresses available in the marketplace today are made with synthetic latex, conventional cotton, and a mix of polyurethane foams, all of which are unsustainable and unhealthy.

    Bye-Bye Non-Organic Mattress

    Your mattress should always be your personal sanctuary, a place where you find the utmost comfort and rejuvenation.

    Most of you spend a lot on buying mattresses without knowing their full contents. Mattresses go through so many complex manufacturing processes that they get exposed to harmful chemicals.

    Did you know that the foams used in polyfoam and memory foam mattresses are often derived from petrochemicals? They are treated with chemical flame retardants like polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) to meet the flammability standards. This particular one is the most harmful among all. Are there health risks associated with PBDEs? Yes. They are linked to thyroid, liver, and neurodevelopmental problems.

    Memory foam even contains isocyanates. These compounds may react with hydroxyl groups and produce polyurethane polymers. You may experience itchy nose, throat, eye, skin, and breathing difficulty.

    There are even mattress adhesives, the chemicals used to hold together different components and layers of the mattress. Methylene Chloride, Acetone, and n-Propyl bromide are the most common adhesives with hazardous effects on the human body.

    Some of the mattresses contain toluene (a potent neurotoxin), TDI, and propylene oxide. They might even contain antimony and boric acid that do not bind well and get released into the air.

    We are all a part of mother nature. Everything the humans need to survive and thrive - the food, water, shelter, and even the natural cycle is provided by mother nature itself. But what are we giving back? When you buy a mattress, have you ever thought of the environmental impact that you are making? Many of them contain questionable chemicals known as flame retardants. And, if you don’t know, these toxins may be doing more harm than good when it comes to the world we live in.

    Natural Wool - The Safest Flame Retardant Alternative

    Luckily, there is good news! There are better alternatives. You just have to know what exactly to look for. If you want to have a good night's sleep knowing that you are safe from toxic chemicals, all you have to do is purchase organic mattresses.

    As one of the country’s most sustainable mattress brands, we use organic latex and 100% natural wool, a completely safe flame retardant. Wool is capable of holding much of its weight in moisture, and it takes more time to catch on fire than other materials used in common mattresses. It is structured in such a way that there is very little oxygen inside, which is needed for a fire to spread.

    Organic wool - The safest flame retardant alternative

    If your mattress releases toxic chemicals, you are probably breathing in those for hours every night. Most manufacturers out there fail to disclose which chemicals they use. This brings the buyers who want to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the chemicals into a state of confusion. And that is why it is always recommended to use organic latex mattresses.

    Different Types of Latex Mattresses

    There are two main types of latex mattresses: all-latex foam and hybrid latex. While both of them are known for their outstanding cooling properties and bounciness, the main difference lies in their construction. All latex foam mattresses are made entirely of latex, while hybrid latex mattresses combine latex with other materials, such as coils or memory foam.

    All-Foam Latex Mattress

    As we said above, an all-foam latex mattress is made entirely from latex foam, as opposed to other types of mattresses that contain a mix of materials. Latex foam is made from the sap of rubber trees, which is then whipped into foam and later processed into either Talalay latex or Dunlop latex.

    Some all-foam latex mattresses are made of a single layer, while others come in two or more layers. A multi-layer latex mattress usually has added advantages over single-layer mattresses. The very first of these is personalized support and comfort. Different levels of softness and firmness can be interchanged to create the perfect sleeping experience. For example, say your lifestyle changes for any reason, and you want a different level of firmness, it is much easier to do this than to replace the entire mattress.

    Hybrid Latex Mattress

    A hybrid latex mattress is a combination of traditional innerspring coils and latex foam. Each coil in a hybrid latex mattress is individually wrapped to offer targeted support and ease your pressure points while you sleep.

    With latex hybrid mattresses, you can enjoy the added benefit of edge-to-edge support, pressure point relief, and motion isolation which you don't get from an innerspring mattress. Also, the latex layer in a hybrid mattress offers you that perfect feeling of buoyancy. This prevents the sinking feeling that is common in memory foam mattresses.

    Latex Vs. Other Mattress Materials - Comparison

    There are a variety of mattress materials on the market today, each with its own unique benefits. Latex mattresses are known for their durability and support, while memory foam mattresses offer unbeatable comfort. However, one material that stands out above the rest is latex.

    Natural Latex vs. Memory Foam Mattress

    Here's a quick overview of the key differences between natural latex and memory foam mattresses:

    • Feel

      Natural latex foam tends to be more responsive, meaning they spring back into shape more quickly when pressure is applied. This can provide a firmer feel and better support for the body. Memory foam mattresses, on the other hand, contour more closely to the body and can provide a softer feel.

    • Temperature regulation

      Natural latex mattresses tend to sleep cooler due to their more open cell structure, while memory foam mattresses can trap heat and cause sleepers to overheat.

    • Pressure relief

      Both natural latex and memory foam are great in providing pressure contours closely to the shape of the body, evenly distributing weight and alleviating pressure points.

    • Motion isolation

      Both natural latex foam and memory foam absorbs movement, making it a good choice for people who share their bed with a partner or pet.

    • Eco-friendliness

      Natural latex mattresses are more eco-friendly since they are made from sustainable materials. Memory foam mattresses are made from petroleum-based chemicals, which can be harmful to the environment.

    • Price

      Natural and organic latex mattresses are a bit pricier than memory foam. The best latex mattress may cost somewhere between $800 to $2000. Even though it does cost more, latex mattresses are more durable, long- lasting, and worth the price when compared to memory foam.

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    Natural Latex Vs. Gel Memory Foam Mattress

    Here's a quick overview of the key differences between natural latex and gel memory foam mattresses:

    • Feel

      When it comes to feel, latex mattresses are often described as being more springy and firm. They are also known to confirm to the shape of the sleeper's body without sinking in too deeply. On the other hand, gel memory foam mattresses are more sink-in soft.

    • Temperature regulation

      Many people believe that gel memory foam is the coolest option for sleeping, but latex actually has a number of advantages in this area. Latex is a naturally breathable material, which means that it provides excellent airflow and helps to regulate body temperature. Even though gel memory foam is designed to keep sleepers cooler, its surface can still be too warm. Also, the gel infusion can be less effective over time and create an uncomfortable sleep environment for some.

    • Pressure relief

      Both natural latex and gel memory foam excel at providing pressure relief, making them suitable choices for individuals seeking enhanced support due to medical conditions or chronic discomfort.

    • Motion isolation

      Both natural latex foam and gel memory foam isolates movement, making it a good choice for couples, pet parents, or families who share the bed with kids.

    • Eco-friendliness

      Natural latex mattresses are made from rubber tree sap, which is why they are often touted for their eco- friendliness. On the other hand, gel memory foam is a petroleum-based product and cannot be considered eco-friendly.

    • Price

      Natural latex mattresses are usually more expensive than gel memory foam mattresses. If price is your primary concern, gel-infused may be the way to go. But if you're looking for an eco-friendly option that will still provide all the features you need in a mattress, natural latex is probably your best bet.

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    Natural Latex Vs. Hybrid Mattress

    Here's a quick overview of the key differences between natural latex and hybrid mattresses:

    • Feel

      Natural latex mattresses tend to be more firm, while hybrids are usually softer.

    • Temperature regulation

      Both latex mattresses and hybrid ones are known for their ability to regulate temperature. However, all latex mattresses are better at temperature regulation than hybrids with a combination of memory foam. This is because latex is a more breathable material than memory foam.

    • Pressure relief

      In terms of pressure relief, natural latex mattresses have the edge over hybrid mattresses. The latex conforms to the body, providing support and reducing pressure points. Additionally, natural latex is extremely durable, so it will retain its shape and provide support for years to come. Hybrid mattresses also provide good support and pressure relief, but the coils can eventually wear down, leading to a decline in comfort over time.

    • Motion isolation

      Both latex mattresses and hybrids are good at isolating movement. However, hybrid mattresses with innerspring coils won't absorb motion as well as those with pocketed coils.

    • Eco-friendliness

      Natural latex mattresses are eco-friendly. But, we cannot blindly say that all hybrid mattresses are eco-friendly - it actually requires a bit of understanding about what goes into the hybrid mattress construction.

      A hybrid mattress is made up of two parts: an innerspring system and a foam layer. The innerspring system is made up of steel coils that are wrapped in fabric. The coils provide support and bounce, while the fabric helps to reduce noise. The foam layer is usually made of memory foam, latex, or polyfoam. Memory foam is made from petroleum-based chemicals, while latex is derived from rubber trees. Polyfoam is a synthetic material that is made from various chemicals. Some of these chemicals are considered to be harmful to the environment. However, there are also many eco-friendly options available. For example, some brands use recycled steel for their coils and eco-friendly foams for their cushioning layers.

      When you purchase a hybrid mattress, be sure to ask about the materials that were used to construct it. This will help you make an informed decision about whether or not it is an eco-friendly option for you.

    • Price

      Natural latex mattresses are usually more expensive than hybrid mattresses.

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    Natural Latex Vs. Innerspring Mattress

    Here's a quick overview of the key differences between natural latex and innerspring mattresses:

    • Feel

      Natural latex mattresses are naturally springy and offer a plush and firm sleeping surface, providing cushioning comfort. On the other hand, innerspring mattresses are on the bouncier side, and the feel of the mattress will be mainly determined by the type of material used in the comfort layers.

    • Temperature regulation

      Latex and innerspring mattresses are both known as the best cooling mattresses for hot sleepers. This is mainly because of the open cell structure of latex and the coil system in innerspring mattresses.

    • Pressure relief

      While natural latex mattresses contour to the shape of your body, providing the much-needed pressure relief in your heavier body parts, innerspring beds fail to offer much contouring or targeted support.

    • Motion isolation

      Natural latex mattresses are ideal for people who share their bed with a partner and don't want to be disturbed by their movements. Innerspring mattresses, on the other hand, are not as good at motion isolation as latex mattresses. This is because springs are designed to be responsive and bouncy, which means that they will transfer energy more readily than latex.

    • Eco-friendliness

      As we always say, natural latex mattresses are always a sustainable and eco-friendly choice that can be recycled at the end of their lifespan. However, when it comes to innerspring mattresses, many brands now use recycled steel for the coils, and the rest of the mattress can be recycled or reused as well, depending on the type of material used in the comfort layer.

    • Price

      Natural latex mattresses are comparatively more expensive than innerspring options.

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    Things to Consider When Shopping for a Natural Latex Mattress

    Taking the time to consider these factors will help you find the perfect natural latex mattress for your needs.

    • Type of Latex Used

    First, you will want to consider the type of latex used. There are two main types of latex - Dunlop and Talalay. Dunlop latex is a slightly firmer, more durable, and natural option, while Talalay latex is softer and has a more uniform density.

    You'll also want to make sure that you are using a natural and organic latex mattress. This will ensure that you are getting the most benefits from the material.

    • Thickness

    Natural latex mattresses are available in a range of thicknesses, from 6 inches to 12 inches. The thicker the mattress, the more support it will provide.

    • Firmness

    This is entirely personal preference, but it's important to choose a mattress that meets your needs. If you sleep on your side, for example, you'll likely want a softer mattress to provide extra cushioning for your hips and shoulders. If you sleep on your back or stomach, however, you may prefer a firmer mattress that provides support and helps to prevent pain in the lower back and spine.

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    • Maximum Trial Period and Warranty

    You'll also want to consider the maximum trial period and warranty. A good quality latex mattress should have at least a 15-year warranty. Make sure to read the fine print before making your purchase to make sure you are getting the best deal.

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    • Size

    Make sure you choose a mattress size that's comfortable for you and that will fit in your bedroom.

    Standard latex mattress sizes and dimensions

    Below, we have created a list of the standard US mattress sizes; by the time you go through this, you will have a better understanding of your preferred style.

    • Twin Size Latex Mattress

    A twin mattress is the smallest standard mattress size in the US and measures 38" by 75". This type of mattress is the best option for growing children or young adults.

    The average room size of a twin latex mattress is 7 feet by 10 feet. This means twin mattresses are ideal for smaller bedrooms, bunk beds, etc.

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    • Twin XL Size Latex Mattress

    A twin XL size mattress is 5 inches longer than the standard twin mattress and measures 38” x 80”. This type of mattress is the best choice for teens, single adults, or taller individuals.

    The average room size of a twin xl size latex mattress is 9 feet 6 inches by 10 feet 6 inches. This means twin xl mattresses are ideal for dorm rooms or anyone with limited space.

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    • Full-Size Latex Mattress

    Also known as a double mattress, a full- size mattress topper measures 54" by 75" and is best suited for single sleepers. It's not always a good option for couples unless they don't mind sleeping curled up all night.

    A full-size latex mattress fits into almost any room without making it look crowded. However, the minimum recommended room size of a full-size bed is 9 feet 6 inches by 10 feet 6 inches.

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    • Queen-Size Latex Mattress

    Queen-size mattresses are the most popular mattress sizes in the US market, measuring 60" X 80". They are one of the best options for couples, single parents who share the bed with their child, or single sleepers who prefer a lot of space to sprawl out. These mattresses are also a great option for pet parents who share their beds with furry friends.

    The recommended room size of a queen-size latex mattress is 10 feet by 10 feet.

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    • King-Size Latex Mattress

    Measuring 76” x 80”, sleeping on a king- size latex mattress is luxury. They are the widest standard mattress size available and are best suited for couples who prefer extra space to sprawl out or for parents who co-sleep with their children.

    The recommended room size of a king mattress is 12 feet by 12 feet.

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    • California King-Size Latex Mattress

    4 inches longer and 4 inches narrower than a king-size mattress, a California king mattress can accommodate two sleepers comfortably and an extra sleeper as well. These mattresses usually measure 72 inches by 84 inches and are a boon for sleepers who are 6 feet or taller.

    The minimum recommended room size of a California king latex mattress is 12 feet by 12 feet.

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    For a detailed understanding of the different types of mattresses and dimensions, feel free to check out our guide on 'Mattress Sizes and Dimensions Chart'


    Look for certain certifications when choosing a natural latex mattress. This will ensure that the mattress is made with organic latex and meets strict environmental and social responsibility criteria.

    • Oeko-Tex

    Oeko-Tex is a global standard for environmentally friendly brands, retailers, and manufacturers from the textile and leather industry. It has a list of over one hundred substances, including chemicals and metals. Oeko tex sets limits for the emission of harmful substances such as formaldehyde and other Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), which are linked to ozone smog, respiratory illnesses, and memory impairment.

    • LGA

    LGA Quality certification is a mark of excellence that assures a product will meet or exceed the longevity claims made by the manufacturer. The certification process is rigorous and involves multiple tests that assess a product's durability, performance, and safety.

    • eco-INSTITUT

    Eco-INSTITUT certification is a voluntary, independent certification process that assesses products and materials for their compliance with international standards for VOC emissions. The certification is based on rigorous testing according to strict emission criteria set by eco-INSTITUT. This certification provides reassurance to consumers that a product is safe and environmentally friendly, and it can give manufacturers a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

    All of these certifications stand for customer confidence and high product safety. Therefore, when you are buying a mattress, consider the one that has at least one or more of these five certifications. This helps you confirm that the mattress materials are exactly what the manufacturer says they are.

    Latex Mattress and Different Sleeping Positions

    Latex mattresses are the perfect pick for almost all the sleeping positions out there, but they're especially considered a 'match made in heaven' for side sleepers. This is mainly due to the fact that natural latex conforms to the sleeper's body and cushions the pressure points that come with sleeping on your side as opposed to your back or stomach.

    But what if you don't sleep on your side? Well, if you prefer to sleep on your back or stomach, there are still options available within the latex mattress category that can provide you with the comfort and support you need.

    Side Sleepers

    If you are a side sleeper, never go for a latex mattress with a high firmness level, as this can interfere with the blood flow, resulting in numbness and tingling. You should always choose a softer comfort level in a latex mattress.

    Back Sleepers

    If your preferred sleep position is back, a medium-firm latex mattress is the one for you. Anything too soft won't give you enough support, while anything too firm or springy may cause back pain.

    Stomach Sleepers

    For stomach sleepers, a medium to medium-firm latex mattress will be the best fit. This is because such a firmness level can support your body, helps with neutral spinal alignment and eases back and neck pain associated with stomach sleeping.

    How Much Should You Spend on a Latex Mattress? 

    The amount you should spend on a latex mattress depends on a number of factors, including your budget, sleeping habits, mattress size, and personal preferences. However, as a general rule of thumb, you can expect to pay between $1000 and $3,000 for a high-quality natural and organic latex mattress.

    Of course, cheaper mattress options are available, but they tend to be made with blended latex or synthetic latex and will not provide proper support, nor are they durable. You should be wary of lower prices and make sure to check the natural and organic certifications from latex mattress factories.

    Latex Mattress Adjustment Period

    Just like any other major change in your life, it takes time for your body to adjust to sleeping on a new organic latex mattress. Depending on the person, it can take anywhere from a few nights to a few weeks to get used to sleeping on a latex mattress. Don't expect to be able to jump right on your new mattress and immediately feel comfortable. Instead, take a few days to slowly get used to sleeping on your new mattress.

    During the initial adjustment period, it's important to continue using the latex mattress even if it feels too firm. If you find that the mattress is still damn firm after a few weeks, you can try using a latex mattress topper to make it more comfortable.

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    Mattress Foundation Guidelines

    Mattress foundations play an important role in the overall comfort and support of your sleep system. They usually have two jobs—to support you as you sleep and to ensure that your mattress doesn’t sink, slide, or sag.

    In order to get the most out of your mattress, you need to use a foundation that is appropriate for its type. Have a look at the three basic types of mattress foundations.

    • Solid Surface

      A solid surface mattress foundation is a versatile and supportive base for most types of mattresses. Made of a series of wood beams, solid foundations are covered in durable material so that there is no gap between them. Because they are easy to assemble and do not require any tools, solid foundations can be used with most bed frames.

      Foundations of this type are designed to replace traditional box springs and provide a supportive base for mattresses made of latex, memory foam, and hybrid materials. Measuring 8.5 to 10 inches, a solid surface foundation lifts your mattress to a safe and comfortable height.

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    • Slatted Frames

      A slatted frame is a type of mattress foundation that has a series of solid wood planks or metal beams. These beams attach to the sides of the bed frame. Most types of mattresses can rest on slatted frames, including memory foam, latex, hybrid, or innerspring. Slats can be individual or connected planks, and they typically run horizontally across the frame. The main benefit of a slatted foundation is that it allows for air circulation around the mattress, which helps to keep it cool and prevents moisture buildup.

      Slatted bases are a good way to keep your mattress in place. They're easy to install and not very expensive. If one of them breaks, you can replace it easily. Remember that slats don't make the bed higher. They only provide support. If they are not attached correctly, they can slide, leaving the mattress unsupported.

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    • Box Springs

      Box springs usually consist of a wooden frame with steel coils inside that provide support and stability. The coils also promote airflow, which helps keep the mattress fresh.

      Most box springs today do not contain coils but are simply wood or metal box covered with cloth. They do not offer much in terms of stability or support but can provide a slight lift. Foam and hybrid mattresses should not be used on box springs, as they do not provide a solid surface for the mattress to rest on—some warranties (including ours) actually prohibit their use.

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    • Bunkie Boards

      Bunkie boards are a type of low-profile foundation that is typically made from wooden boards. They are designed to provide firm support for a mattress and are often used in place of a box spring foundation.

      Bunkie boards are typically smaller than a traditional box spring and are easy to maneuver, making them a good option for people who have difficulty moving heavy furniture. They can also be used on any type of bed frame, including platform beds and slatted foundations.

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    • Adjustable Bases

      An adjustable base is a type of foundation for a bed that allows the user to adjust the angle of the mattress. This can be useful for people who have medical conditions that require them to sleep at a particular angle or for those who simply prefer to sleep in a reclined position.

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    Want to know what is the best foundation for a latex mattress? Check out our detailed guide.

    Latex Mattress FAQs

    1. Where to buy a latex mattress

    Some stores may sell counterfeits or lower-quality products. To ensure you're getting a latex mattress that meets your needs, it's important to buy from a certified store. Therefore, when you are in the market for a latex mattress, it is important to purchase from a certified store or brand. This will ensure that you are getting a high-quality product that will provide you with years of comfortable sleep.

    Also, when you are considering which store to purchase from, it is also important to read reviews and compare prices. This will help you make the best decision for your needs and budget.

    1. How much does a latex mattress cost?

    There are a lot of factors that go into determining the cost of a latex mattress. The type of latex - Dunlop or Talalay, the layer thickness, and the firmness level all play a part in the price. Also, organic latex mattresses tend to be more expensive than synthetic options. That being said, as a general rule, you can expect to pay between $800 and $2,000 for a high-quality natural and organic latex mattress. Of course, there are always cheaper options available, but they may not provide the same level of comfort and support.

    1. How long do latex mattresses last?

    Latex mattresses are known for their durability and long lifespan. In fact, many latex mattresses come with a 20-year warranty. While other types of mattresses start to show signs of wear and tear after just a few years, latex mattresses can last 15-20 years or more. This is due to the high-quality materials used in construction and the unique properties of latex.

    Latex is highly resilient, meaning it won't sag or lose its shape over time. It's also naturally less susceptible to dust mites, mold, and mildew. As a result, latex mattresses require less maintenance than other types of mattresses and will continue to provide a comfortable night's sleep for many years to come.

    1. What are the benefits of latex mattresses?

    Latex is a natural material that is sourced from rubber trees, and it offers a number of advantages over other types of mattresses. Latex is highly durable, so a latex mattress will usually last longer than traditional mattresses like memory foam, hybrid, or innerspring.

    Latex mattresses are also very supportive, thanks to their bouncy nature. This can be helpful for people with back pain, as it prevents them from sinking too deeply into the mattress.

    In addition to this, latex is naturally cooling, so it can help to regulate body temperature during the night. As a result, latex mattresses offer a unique combination of support, durability, and comfort, making them an excellent choice for anyone looking out for a new mattress.

    1. Is latex better than memory foam?

    Of course, yes - latex mattresses have a clear edge when it comes to health and environmental friendliness. Latex is made from natural rubber, which means it's biodegradable and free of harmful chemicals.

    Latex is also naturally antimicrobial, so it's ideal for people with allergies or sensitive skin. In addition, latex is very resilient, so it won't sag over time like memory foam can. And because it's breathable, latex stays cooler than memory foam, making it a more comfortable choice for hot sleepers. All these factors make latex the clear winner when it comes to choosing a healthy and sustainable mattress.

    1. Do latex mattresses sleep hot?

    Latex mattresses are often lauded for their comfort and support, but some consumers worry that they may sleep hot. However, latex is actually one of the coolest sleeping materials available, so you don't have to worry about sleeping hot. The open-cell structure of latex allows air to circulate freely, and it doesn't retain body heat the way that other materials do.

    All our latex layers are specially engineered with a pinhole design, and this also helps with cooling. This is the most natural way to sleep cool.

    1. What is a Latex Hybrid Mattress?

    A latex hybrid mattress combines the support of coils with the pressure relief of latex foam. The coils are usually pocketed, meaning they're individually wrapped to minimize motion transfer. They also provide excellent airflow, which keeps the mattress cooler than an all-foam model.

    1. Do latex mattresses sag?

    Unlike memory foam mattresses, latex does not sag over time and will have a longer lifespan for years to come. Latex is one of the most durable materials on the market, and it's designed to retain its shape for years to come.

    If you have any queries about latex mattresses, you can check out our detailed 'Latex Mattress Guide.'

    Turmerry latex mattresses are truly one of the best out there. They're comfortable, supportive, and durable- perfect for anyone who wants a good night's sleep.

    But what makes us really special is our customer service. We're a small business, and we treat our customers like family. We're here to answer any questions you have, help you find the perfect mattress, and make sure you're happy with your purchase.

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