Does a memory foam bed last as long as a coil spring mattress? I have contour foam pillows that work great for a few months, but the spongy cushion seems to provide less head support after 6 months. I've heard memory foam mattresses are good for people with back problems, but I don't want to buy a bed that I will have to replace in less than one year.

asked 12 Aug '10, 14:13

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I think that it really depends on the quality of the foam mattress purchased. My uncle purchased a memory foam mattress that was supposed to be high end and of very good quality and love it for about 6 months and then it started getting spongy everywhere. However, I have known others that have had memory foam mattresses for many years and loved them.

(19 Aug '10, 23:17) mommy08

I believe this is related to the quality of the memory foam mattress. The higher-end mattresses with high density foam should take longer to sag than a cheaper, lower density mattress. The denser mattress will have more foam sells to support and distribute weight.

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answered 12 Aug '10, 17:47

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You may be surprised to find that expensive foam mattresses do, in fact, wear out quicker than more traditional, standard-contruction mattresses. Standard construction methods are time tested. Mattresses have been made the standard way for decades. Memory foam mattresses haven't.

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answered 19 Aug '10, 18:01

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Occupying the second place when it comes to the most durable mattress is memory foam mattress. With its sturdy construction, it can last for as long as 10-15 years. If you are wondering what the most durable mattress is, it is purported to be latex beds that can last for more than 20 years.

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answered 19 Aug '10, 18:38

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Occupying the second place when it comes to the most durable mattress is memory foam mattress. With its sturdy construction, it can last for as long as 10-15 years. If you are wondering what the most durable mattress is, it is purported to be latex beds that can last for more than 20 years.

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Occupying the second place when it comes to the most durable mattress is memory foam mattress. With its sturdy construction, it can last for as long as 10-15 years. If you are wondering what the most durable mattress is, it is purported to be latex beds that can last for more than 20 years.

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answered 19 Aug '10, 19:31

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I’ve heard from a few sales men of memory foam mattress that the average life expectancy is anywhere from 12-15 years.

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answered 22 Aug '10, 14:52

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I've been told that a box spring mattress will degrade at a slower rate than a memory foam pad, but don't think the memory foam is going to be useless once it starts heading downhill. I've found that my memory foam is still very comfortable after five years of use though I have noticed the beginnings of what I would call "sag." If you're buying a memory foam, you're buying a memory foam, you're trading comfort for longevity.

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answered 22 Aug '10, 15:32

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Well i got mine when i was in a car accident and that was about seven years ago and i have had no problems at all i have nothing but good things to say about it.

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