The Complete Guide to Adjustable Beds with Mattresses: Custom Comfort for Restful Sleep

The Complete Guide to Adjustable Beds with Mattresses: Custom Comfort for Restful Sleep

Older individuals are discovering the benefits of adjustable beds with mattresses, which are plenty! From improved circulation and digestion to minimized snoring, implementing an adjustable bed into your space can allow you to get that custom comfort needed for a restful night's sleep. They can also assist seniors with mobility issues when getting in and out of bed. If you're new to these types of beds, you may not know where to begin. Our complete guide to adjustable beds with mattresses will help guide you in your product search and purchase. We'll discuss the types of adjustable beds and the benefits of each. Read on to learn more!

What are Adjustable Beds?

First things first: What are adjustable beds? Adjustable beds feature multi-hinged frames that can be maneuvered into several different sleeping positions. A mattress is connected to the base via electronic joints, which respond to a wired or wireless remote. The interaction between the base, mattress and remote allows users to elevate their bodies to their preferred comfort level. Different positions can be achieved, including zero gravity to reduce pain and pressure points and to simulate weightlessness. Rotating adjustable beds, such as Journey UPbed® Stand-Assist Full Electric Bed and Charme Starsleep Orin Full Electric Rotating Bed Package, help users get in and out of bed with ease.

What Should I Consider in an Adjustable Bed with Mattress Purchase?

There are multiple considerations necessary when choosing the right adjustable bed with a mattress for your needs. These include the bed's size, the type of mattress, the mattress's thickness, the kind of motor (AC or DC) and the user's weight.

  • Size: If you plan to use the adjustable bed alone, a single bed or a double bed will suffice. If you share the bed with a partner, a double or a king-size bed that operates on two separate sides will allow both users to adjust the bed to their liking.
  • Mattress type: Not all mattresses are suitable for adjustable beds. Memory foam mattresses are flexible and responsive to the base's contour. Memory foam alleviates pressure and pain points. Latex foam mattresses also alleviate pain and pressure; however, latex foam is more rigid. Spring mattresses are much more rigid than either latex foam or memory foam mattresses but have limited flexibility. Air mattresses with adjustable beds are also available. 
  • Mattress thickness: The ideal mattress thickness for adjustable beds is between 6 and 12 inches. Because memory foam mattresses are the most flexible, they should be between 10 and 12 inches. Recommended latex foam mattresses' thickness is between 8 and 10 inches, and spring/air mattresses should be between 6 and 8 inches.

  • Motor type: There are two types of motors available in adjustable beds: AC and DC. AC (alternating current) is the most common; however, AC motors can be expensive and loud. They are highly durable and are ideal for a long-term adjustable bed investment. DC (direct current) motors are smaller, quieter and less expensive than AC motors. DC motors tend to be less durable than their AC-motor counterparts. When purchasing an adjustable bed with a mattress, look for one that has a long warranty on its motor.

Adjustable Beds with Mattresses at

From semi-electric beds, full-electric beds,high/low beds and high-functioning specialty beds that pivot and rotate, has your needs and comfort levels covered. For help choosing the right electric adjustable bed and mattress combination, reach out to a Customer Care Specialist. is dedicated to providing you with the products and services you need so you can begin enjoying the benefits of an adjustable bed at a price you're comfortable with.

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