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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: We have just purchased a super king sized Elysium Pocket 2000 Memory from Costco. We would like to know what base to pair it with. We would ideally like a base with four storage drawers. Question from Rosemary

A:

The mattress is the heart of your bed and the part of the purchase you should spend most time and money on. The secret of having a good night’s sleep is the mattress and bed base you choose. Always remember that a ‘bed’ is a mattress and a base working together, you should not consider them in isolation and should ideally always try them together.  We always recommend you buy them together because the two are designed and manufactured to complement one another in terms of support. 

Platform bases provide a firmer foundation, beds with these bases are generally cheaper than beds with sprung bases.  Firm edge bases have a spring system contained within a timber frame, giving the base a medium/firm feel. Sprung edge bases feature a complete spring unit on top of the base giving a softer feel. Considered the most luxurious option, they provide even more support across the whole mattress and act like a giant shock absorber, increasing the mattress’s durability.

Generally, the rule is, if your base is firm, choose a softer mattress and if your base is soft, choose a firmer mattress, to achieve a medium feel sleeping comfort