A latex mattress topper can be used as a pad for mattresses in order to protect it from dirt and prolong the life of a mattress. These types of mattress pads can be used when people have small children or pets in the house. The latex mattress topper acts as a shield for the mattress, so that in case a child accidentally spills something on the bed, only the mattress cover gets soiled. Mattress toppers can also provide extra comfort in guest rooms by providing clean mattresses for beds that don’t get slept in regularly.
There are different types and brands when choosing a latex mattress topper. Latex mattress toppers may come in 2inch to 5 inch thicknesses. Aside from providing extra comfort like ordinary cotton toppers, the latex mattress topper provides both comfort and protection for your mattresses.
There are some people who cannot afford the luxury of latex or memory foam beds, that’s why they get a latex mattress topper. The latex mattress topper provides back support that a foam mattress provides, so these toppers are a bit expensive. It is best to shop around for the prices and comparing them before purchasing one. Prices may vary for the same kind of latex mattress topper so it’s important to shop around first.
Also, shop around for different brands. Make sure that the mattress topper does have a good layer of latex. The latex foam is the layer that serves as a protector for your mattresses. Make sure that the foam in the topper is not damaged or torn because it will not serve its purpose for protection if the foam is damaged. Browse online and check the reviews of latex mattress toppers before choosing to buy a particular brand. Reviews will tell you the pros and cons of a particular brand.
Since latex is an organic substance from rubber tress, it is hypoallergenic. Be sure to ask if the topper is a blend of synthetic and natural latex or if they only contain synthetic or natural latex. Blended synthetic rubber foam is also of good quality but may not be as hypoallergenic as natural latex foams. Also, pure latex inhibits the growth of molds and fungi and even dust mites, so make sure to ask if the topper does contain only natural or pure latex.
A latex mattress topper may cost as much as a regular cheap mattress, but if your goal is to preserve or prolong the life of your mattress, plus the added comfort it brings, this should not be an issue. Like latex foam mattresses, a buyer can be assured of its durability and comfort in the years to come.