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Foam Mattress

The Allure of the Foam Mattress

Back to Basics: The Best Foam Mattresses

In the ever-evolving world of sleep systems, where innovations and trends come and go, one timeless choice remains a favourite among sleepers worldwide, the foam mattress. Renowned for their comfort, support, and adaptability, foam mattresses continue to hold a special place in the hearts of those seeking a rejuvenating night’s sleep. If you’re in the market for a mattress upgrade, consider the enduring appeal of foam mattresses, available in various forms to suit your preferences and needs.

The Allure of the Foam Mattress

Foam mattresses have earned their reputation for delivering exceptional comfort and support, thanks to their unique construction. Unlike traditional spring mattresses, which rely on coils for support, these mattresses utilise layers of specialised foam to contour to the body’s shape, providing personalised comfort and minimising pressure points. This contouring effect not only promotes better spinal alignment but also reduces motion transfer, ensuring uninterrupted sleep for you and your partner.

When exploring foam mattresses, it’s essential to understand the different types available. At Ericssons Mattress & Pine, we offer a diverse range to cater to various sleep preferences and budgets.

Exploring the Options

Choose your preferred mattress from Ericssons’ quality and durable selection below:

1. Strand Foam Budget Mattress

Ideal for those seeking comfort on a budget, the Strand Foam Budget Mattress offers a balance of affordability and quality. Crafted from durable foam materials, this mattress is ideal for young children and provides essential support for a restful night’s sleep without breaking the bank.

2. Strand Foam Economy Mattress

The Strand Foam Economy Mattress is designed for those prioritising value without compromising on comfort. With its medium to firm feel and resilient foam composition, this mattress ensures reliable support for young and older children alike.

3. Strand Foam Underbed Mattress

Perfect for children’s bunk beds, the Strand Foam Underbed Mattress combines space-saving design with comfort. Its compact dimensions and durable foam construction make it an excellent choice for accommodating little sleepers without sacrificing quality.

4. Strand Foam Chip Foam Mattress

For those seeking a traditional mattress experience, the Strand Foam Chip Foam Mattress offers classic comfort at an affordable price. Crafted from high-density foam chips, this option provides reliable support and longevity for years of restful nights.

5. Strand Foam African Mattress

Embrace the essence of African craftsmanship with the Strand Foam Africa option. Handcrafted using premium foam materials, this mattress combines traditional manufacturing techniques with modern comfort for a truly luxurious sleeping experience.

Foam vs. Spring: Making the Right Choice for Your Family

When comparing foam mattresses to their spring counterparts, the advantages of foam become evident. According to the Sleep Foundation, most individuals find foam more comfortable, as it conforms to the body’s shape, distributing weight evenly and relieving pressure points. Additionally, foam tends to excel in motion isolation, making it an ideal choice for light sleepers or couples sharing a bed. In contrast, spring mattresses may offer more bounce and airflow, but they often lack the personalised support and durability of foam options.

Understanding Foam Grades

Foam mattresses come in various grades, each offering unique characteristics and benefits. The different foam grades range from soft to firm to suit diverse sleep preferences. High-density foam, such as memory foam, provides plush comfort and lasting support, while medium-density foam strikes a balance between softness and resilience. Low-density foam, commonly used in budget-friendly mattresses, offers lightweight cushioning with moderate support which is often ideal for young children’s beds.

Experience the Comfort of Foam

As you embark on your mattress-shopping journey, consider the enduring appeal of foam mattresses. Whether you prioritise affordability, luxury, or durability, they offer something for everyone. At Ericssons Mattress & Pine, our diverse selection of mattresses ensures you’ll find the perfect fit for your and your family’s needs. Embrace the comfort and support of foam mattresses and discover a restful night’s sleep like never before. Visit Ericssons Mattress & Pine today or hop online to explore our full range of mattress options and experience the difference for yourself.

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for orders over R2500 and within a 50km radius of our stores. Any orders outside of 50 km, below rates apply


within 10 km from any store, delivery charges are R220.
from 11-20 km from any store delivery charges are R280.
from 21-50 km from any store, delivery charges are R370.
from 51-80 km from any store, delivery charges are R420.
from 81-200 km from any store delivery charges are R750
 We do not deliver more than 200 km from any store.

Some areas in Mpumalanga, Limpopo & North West – within 200km’s from the store delivery charges are R750. T&C’s apply.

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