We spend a lot of time in bed. Average, we spend about 26 years in our bed. Bed is very important for our health. However, do you know when you should replace your bed?
You should notice some physical signs. For instance, can you perhaps feel the springs pushing into your back? Or is there a dip in the middle of the mattress?
You should check your mattress when you are changing the bed.
If your bed keeps you awake at night since the mattress is excessively squeaking and creaking, you should change it.
The Seven-Year Hitch
You begin thinking about replacing your mattress after using it for seven years. Although it is still going strong after seven years, it could not give you the level of support that it should be.
Wake up stiff
If you wake up stiff in the morning, your mattress cannot offer the support that it used to. It’s time to replace your mattress. Or, it will lead to more serious problems further down the line.
In a word, it’s time to take action if you get a much better night’s sleep while you’re away on holiday.
Replace the Base
When replacing your mattress, you are supposed to replace your base. Thus the two will fit perfectly together.
It makes sense to refresh that as well although it isn’t immediately apparent because the base of your bed will have undergone just the same amount of stress and strain that your mattress has.
It is recommended to change your pillows once a year. Pillows will accumulate a pretty disgusting amount of hair and body oils over a year, making them a breeding ground for all kinds of bacteria and dust mites which can cause allergic reactions. To double the lifespan of your pillows, you can use a pillow protector.