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Cassie Cooper author/cassie-cooper
22 Jul 2022, 9:41 AM

What is a cool mattress?

Cool mattresses use temperature-regulating materials, such as gels and memory foams, to draw heat away from you for a cooler sleep. As a result, your body temperature remains lower throughout the night, improving both comfort levels and sleep quality.

Do foam mattresses make you hot?

There are a few different reasons why memory foam tends to retain body heat. The first has to do with the material’s structure. In order for memory foam to provide adequate support, it has to be relatively dense. That means that memory foam has less airflow than other materials. The denser a memory foam mattress is, the more heat it will trap.

Memory foam also retains body heat because of its unique conforming properties. One of the reasons many people enjoy memory foam mattresses is because they cradle the body and relieve pressure points. In this process, the foam actually uses your body heat to mould to your particular shape.

The downside is that body heat becomes trapped because more of your body is surrounded by the mattress. Since your body relies on air-to-skin contact to cool down, this can also detract from your body’s ability to thermoregulate.

What are the different types of cooling mattresses?

We have a few different choices so do consider a few types and come in to store if you can to try them out. The Cool Sensations 1400 offers superb support from individually responsive pocket springs, which work in tandem with the generously deep layer of memory foam and integrated hydrophilic fibres, to keep you comfortable and cool as you sleep.

The Kayflex hybrid cool blue is another sleep solution due to being made from foam the Cool Blue mattress is naturally hypoallergenic and ideal for allergy and asthma sufferers, as well as a range of other illnesses. Constructed from foam, the Kayflex mattress includes a 17.5 cm layer of reflex foam to give the mattress a strong and sturdy base. The top layer of the mattress is the 2.5 cm layer of cool blue memory foam which gives a luxurious soft feel to the mattress and aids regulate temperature

What mattress type is the coolest?

Everyone has a different level of comfort and likes a certain type of mattress. The cool gel mattresses have been very popular and customers feedback have suggested it to really make a difference on hot nights.

The Baker and Wells Imperial 2500 mattress is perfect for anyone wanting a medium tension mattress with a soft layer of memory foam to offer you a support for a peaceful nights sleep.

The mattress has 2500 pocket springs in a Kingsize and a layer of memory foam. This is pressure relieving so it will adjust to your profile and provide support to your spine and reduce roll together.

What are the benefits of a cooling mattress?

All mattresses offer different benefits but one of our most popular mattresses is the Sleepeezee Cooler Supreme. Cool to the touch and comfortable as a cloud the Sleepeezee Cooler Supreme 1800 mattress is guaranteed to keep you cool in those summer months, all thanks to the cool touch cover present on the mattress. Methodically designed by Sleepeezee the Cooler Supreme 1800 mattress is a true innovation in sleep technology.

What is the cheapest cool mattress you sell?

We believe in investing in your mattress as it’s important and if you can extend your budget we can help guide you in which mattress suits your individual needs. Come and try them out in store to find your match.

What sizes are cool mattresses available in?

Many of our mattresses are available in all sizes just let us know your requirements and we can help.

Do Sleepeezee, SilentNight, Emma and SleepSoul make cool mattresses?

There are many manufacturers who now know that cool gel mattresses are gaining in popularity especially during heatwaves! We stock Sleepeezee Cool Gel range and also many brands feature layers which help with temperature regulation.

Could swapping my bed base make any difference?

We recommend a good bed base to extend the life of your mattress, we sell those too and can recommend the one you need.

What else can I do to keep cool in the Summer?

We have lots of tips in our sleep advice section, from taking a cool shower before bed to changing up your bedding for a more refreshing nights sleep. You don’t have to suffer in the heatwave with all our tips!

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