Importance of Using Mattress Protectors

Importance of Using Mattress Protectors

For most people, purchasing a mattress is a significant investment. To protect that investment, it makes sense to also include a quality mattress protector at the time of purchase.

A mattress protector will prolong the life of your new mattress, help preserve the mattress’s warranty and increase your level of sleeping comfort. As one of Southern California’s leading providers of mattresses, bedding and sleep related accessories, Sit ‘n Sleep carries a full line of mattress covers and bed protectors in all standard sizes from Twins to California Kings.

The primary benefits of using mattress protectors include:

  • Keeping mattresses clean and sanitary
  • Extending the mattress’s useful life
  • Retaining a comfortable, “as new” feeling by providing a physical barrier against moisture entering the mattress
  • Avoiding possible allergic reactions to dust mites and other allergens
  • Protecting the mattress’s warranty by preventing stains

Waterproof Mattress Covers

Although mattresses can be superficially cleaned with a vacuum cleaner, removing tough stains is a much more difficult, if not impossible task. Mattress stains result from accidental food and beverage spills, bodily fluids and even perspiration. Mattress protectors that prevent moisture from entering the body of a mattress are typically either flat flannel pads with rubberized or polyurethane coatings or tight-fitting mattress coverings made from breathable fabrics.

Mattress Covers Also Help Protect Health

Mattress covers can also bring relief to allergy and asthma sufferers whose respiratory systems are affected by dust mites and allergens. Dust mites thrive in warm damp, settings, including inside non-protected mattresses and pillows. Adding an allergen filtration mattress protector prevents mites and other causes of allergic reactions.

PureCare’s® Silver Total Encasement Mattress Protector with its MiteTight® seams, clinically proven OmniGuard® Advance Lightweight Performance Fabric and locking zipper provide the ultimate in mattress protection and sleeping comfort. In addition to being a physical barrier against moisture and stains, the six-sided Silver Total Mattress Protection System prevents bed bugs, dust mites, bacteria, mold, mildew and other allergens from entering the mattress. Silver Total mattress protectors work with all mattress types, including innerspring, latex, gel and memory foam.

Just as important as protecting your mattress is keeping moisture and allergens from finding their way into your pillows. The same ProCare® MiteTight® seams, OmniGuard® fabric and locking zipper used in ProCare®’s mattress protectors are also found in their Pillow Protectors. ProCare® Mattress and Pillow Protectors are machine washable, and are endorsed by the Women’s Choice Award and the National Sleep Foundation.

Some other mattress and pillow protectors available from Sit ‘n Sleep include:

  • Acme Linen Fitted Mattress Pad. Protecting against mattress top stains, this economically priced linen pad will rejuvenate your mattress and make it feel like new again. The pad is breathable, overfilled for added comfort and machine washable for years of easy care.
  • PureCare® Aromatherapy Total Encasement Mattress Protector. Offering the same outstanding protection against moisture, bacteria and allergens as PureCare®’s Silver Mattress and Pillow Protectors, the Aromatherapy Mattress and Pillow Protectors come with mood calming lavender scented sachets to help promote sound, restful sleep. Lasting up to three months, replacement sachets in five different scents are available online from all Sit ‘n Sleep retail outlets.
  • PureCare® StainGuard® Polyflex Tricot Mattress Protector. This affordably priced mattress cover made from polyester tricot fabric provides one-sided protection that keeps mattress tops clean and free of stains and moisture. Available online only, the StainGuard® mattress protector offers limited resistance to dust, mites and allergens, and is ideal for guest rooms and minimally used mattresses.
  • PureCare® Celliant 5 Sided Mattress Protectors. Covering your mattress like a fitted sheet, the clinically tested Celliant® fibers in this five-sided, waterproof mattress protector helps regulate and maintain optimum body temperature while guarding against stains, allergens, moisture and mildew. Benefits include shorter recovery times from physical activity and improved sleep quality. PureCare® Celliant® 5 Sided Mattress Protectors are covered by a ten year warranty.
  • PureCare® StainGuard® Cotton Terry Mattress Protector. Made from plush cotton terry fabric, one-sided StainGuard® mattress covers offer an economical means of keeping mattress tops stain-free, while providing some protection against mites and allergens. As with PureCare’s® StainGuard® Polyflex Tricot mattress protectors, StainGuard® cotton mattress covers are an excellent choice for use in guestrooms.
  • PureCare® FRIO® Cool Pak Kit. Clinically proven FRíO® Mattress and Pillow protectors cover mattresses and pillows with the same outstanding protection against stains, mites and allergens as Purecare’s® Silver Total Encasement system, with the added benefit of FRIO® textile fibers that prevent the build-up of body heat. The result is a year round refreshingly cooler sleeping surface without affecting the comfort and feel of mattresses and pillows. Each FRIO® Cool Pak Kit includes a PureCare® Silver Total Encasement Mattress Cover, a FRIO® five-sided liner pad and either one or two FRIO® Pillow Protectors.
  • PureCare® Fabrictech International® Box Spring Protector. Encasing a mattress system’s box spring provides added six-sided protection against dust, mites, allergens and bacteria. The Fabritech Box Spring Protector is made from a durable, non-woven fabric, and features MiteTight® seams and locking zippers As with all PureCare® mattress covers, Fabritech Box Spring Protectors conform strictly to medically recommended anti-allergen standards.

For the ultimate in protective mattress covers, visit one of Sit ‘n Sleep’s 39 conveniently located Southern California retail outlets. Our knowledgeable and friendly Sleep Consultants will be pleased to help you select a cover that will help keep your mattress stain, odor and allergen free for years to come.

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