FAQs

FAQs

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How will I know when it’s time to buy a new mattress?

You may not realize how much support and comfort your sleep set has lost. Because mattress “loss of comfort and support” is so gradual, you may not realize that your current sleep set is not as supportive and comfortable as it used to be. Consider replacing your sleep set when you find difficulty in getting a healthy and restful sleep.

Why would I want a new mattress, when my old mattress seems “good enough”?

A good night’s sleep will help you with everyday tensions and pressures; it helps the body ward off illness; it reduces your tendencies toward irritability and it helps you control your emotions. When you sleep well, you look refreshed and perform at your very best. A superior sleep set is truly an investment in your health and well being. Four out of five people will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. A good mattress supports the back and allows it to rest and rejuvenate during sleep.

Why is it important to sleep on the best mattress you can afford?

It’s the quality of the construction and components that determines how long your mattress and foundation will last. The best assurance of good performance over many years is to buy the very best quality sleep set you can afford. “Bargain” bedding is no bargain when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. For only pennies a night, you can sleep on the best.

How do I shop for a mattress?

Shop together, if two people are sleeping on the mattress. Wear comfortable clothes and plan on lying down on the sleep sets in your natural sleeping positions. Stay relaxed and roll around and lie on your side. With proper edge supports you will not feel as if you’re rolling off the edge of the bed. Sitting on the edge of the bed is another good test. This is the best way to test the comfort and support of the mattress that are right for both of you. And because mattresses and foundations are engineered to work together, always buy bedding in sets.

What size mattress do I need? Should I worry about sheets fitting on the new, thicker mattresses?

When you choose a mattress size, remember that freedom of movement is important to quality sleep. A queen or king size would be the best choice for 2 people, depending on available space. A queen size mattress gives you about an extra-square feet of sleeping space compared to the super single size. The following dimensions are the standard bedding sizes, along with corresponding sheet sizes.

For the new, ultra plush mattresses, look for “high contour” sheets and mattress pads, specially designed to fit mattresses 30cm to 54cm thick. Besides sheets and comforters, you might also want to consider purchasing a quality mattress pad to keep the top surface clean and sanitary.

Description Size (cm)
Single 91 X 198
Super Single 107 X 198
Queen 152 X 198
King 183 X 198
Special Sizes upon order Any Sizes
Select King-size models are available with a split foundation/divan where each section measures 91cm x 198cm to allow for homes with narrow stairways.

All sizes are approximate – heights vary by model and features.

Where should I go to shop for a mattress?

Visit a reputable store where there are knowledgeable salespeople. This will help take the “mystery” out of buying a mattress when you can’t see what is inside. Most stores utilize demonstration materials to explain the many layers of insulation and cushioning materials; the gauge and type of innerspring coil wires; and the construction of the foundation.

What does the manufacturer’s warranty mean?

Don’t depend on the warranty to tell you how long to keep your mattress and foundation. It is there to protect you against product defects, not the gradual loss of comfort and support. Keep your warranty and sales receipt in a safe place. If you have a product defect covered under the terms of your warranty, be sure to contact the original retailer where you bought your sleep set. They will gladly assist you with any questions and help you solve your problem. If your retailer is unavailable or you have moved, call the local King Koil factory that services your geographical area.

What should I do with my old mattress?

After you have decided to replace your old sleep set – don’t pass it over to children or guests. If the support and comfort aren’t there, it isn’t good for anyone. It is especially important to remember that healthy sleep is a critical part of your child’s developmental years. Growing spines need proper support and correct alignment to develop healthy posture.