You might have come across this article because you’re seen many warnings about the dangers of conventional polyurethane mattresses. The presence of off-gassing chemicals, fire-retardants, glues and dyes in polyurethane mattresses means that you are putting your health at risk when you sleep on one. The chemical exposure is even greater when a polyurethane mattress is new as this is when the most off-gassing occurs.
Building a mattress from scratch is possible, but it may be more time consuming and costly than going with the Natural or Organic natural latex mattresses by Sleep EZ. You will need to source the individual layers of latex and a spring coil layer if you want to build a hybrid mattress. Then, you will need and a mattress cover that has the proper dimensions to accommodate your new mattress.
The SleepEZ Natural and Organic order pages feature a mattress builder that lets you choose between the following options, which means you can come up with the perfect mattress for your sleep preference, body style and budget.
- Size (twin, twin xl, full, queen, king, California king, 2-piece split queen, 2-piece split king)
- Thickness: (7, 9, 10, 13 inches)
- Split firmness within the same mattress
- Choice of latex foam (110% natural and 100% organic Dunlop latex foam, blended Talalay or 100% natural Talalay)