"Jackson Michigan's Husband and Wife Chiropractic Team"

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Please note that due to the Governor of Michigan's Executive Order, our offices will be closed until April 14, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we look forward to assisting you after the order to close has been lifted.

Mattress

Selecting A Quality Mattress

STEEL COILS
Steel coils are the inner springs that provide the support of the mattress.

  • Coils with lower gauge number = heavier, thicker, stiffer
  • Heavier gauge= more support
  • Interconnecting wires between coils, keep coils in alignment
  • Low number of interconnecting wires = mattress sag.
  • Coil count per mattress in normally 300-700 coils
  • Firm mattress = higher coil count
  • More coils = more support
  • Low coil count = lumpy mattress (General)

UPHOLSTERY
The upholstery part ofthe mattress is the layer of material (Foam Fabric) between you and the coils.

  • Upholstery gives mattress it basic comfort.
  • Pillow top or Regular? Choose whatever feels the best to you. The support comes from the coils below the upholstery.
  • Choosing pillow top will allow increased firmness and still have comfort.
  • Rotate pillow top regularly to avoid canoe effect.
  • Sturdy mattress edge is a must, make sure you have full support on mattress edges. You should not roll off because edge is weak.
  • Examine the quality of stitching on the mattress top, look for consistent unbroken stitches.

BOX SPRINGS
Box springs are the foundation of the mattress.

  • Always buy your BED as a set, mattress and box springs. This will increase the life of the mattress
  • Box springs should be re-enforced with steel spans. This will add to the life ofthe mattress.

WARRANTY

  • The warranty is very important to understand and if possible get in written form.
  • Most warranties are 10 years. Normally, warranties are prorated. If mattress fails in the 9th year, you should receive 10% refund toward a purchase of a new mattress.
  • A good warranty is worth the extra cost.
  • Purchase mattress from a trusted Jackson, MI store.
  • It is very important to understand the return policy. Can you return the mattress in 30, 60, or 90 days from purchase if it does not fit your individual needs?
  • Try to get return policy in written form.
  • Will the store dispose of old mattress at no charge?

We hope this condensed version helps with your search for a quality mattress.
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