A mattress protector is a very useful accessory necessary for every home.
It will protect your bed from dirt, dust, parasites, cold, and germs, extend the life of an expensive mattress and even change its properties.
Let’s Talk About Why You Need A Mattress Cover
The main and most obvious function of a mattress cover is hygienic. Washing a large mattress entirely, removing stains from it, getting rid of dust, or drying it is a challenging, often impossible, task. Many covers are removed with incredible difficulty.
How to choose the type of mattress cover
Classic protective mattress covers
Such mattress covers are chosen to protect the mattress from stains, dust, and scuffs. As well as extending the life of the mattress, they also make the bed more comfortable and warmer.
Waterproof mattress covers
First of all, choosing such a waterproof mattress cover for parents of toddlers who are potty trained makes sense. However, he will find a place in an adult bed, for example, if you are afraid of spilling something on the mattress and ruining it or if you have pets.
Antibacterial mattress covers
It is ideal for allergy sufferers. Antibacterial mattress protectors are impregnated with unique bactericidal solutions, which prevent dust mites, fungus, and parasites from getting inside the mattress and onto the surface of the bed, as well as their reproduction.
Woolen mattress covers
It feels like woolen mattress covers can somewhat soften the excessive rigidity of the mattress. In spite of this, such materials should also be given special attention since they also enhance health.
Choosing The Filler Material For The Mattress Pad
Various natural and synthetic materials are used as the middle layer (filling), which determines the main properties of the mattress pad.
Holofiber or synthetic winterizer
A synthetic winterizer or a more modern voluminous holofiber filler and its other analogs make the mattress pad soft and comfortable.
Polyurethane foam is an affordable synthetic material, also called artificial latex.
Bamboo fiber, for example, among other things, has bactericidal properties and prevents the appearance of dust mites and other parasites. In addition, a bamboo mattress protector will help keep your bed hygienic.
Silk is pleasant to the touch and favorably affects the skin. A silk mattress protector is the best choice for allergy sufferers as it naturally prevents dust mites and other micro-organisms from breeding.
Wool has a lot of valuable qualities, perfectly warms in the cold, and has a healing effect on the body.
Those who feel the need for a firmer bed should opt for a coconut coir mattress protector. This material perfectly passes air and moisture, dries quickly, and helps cool the body’s surface.
If you are looking for a more natural and sustainable bedding solution, buying organic bamboo sheets and mattress covers together is the way to go. Not only will you be protecting your mattress from spills and stains, but you’ll also enjoy the comfort of organic bamboo sheets.
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