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Cheapest Time To Buy A Mattress

Cheapest Time To Buy A Mattress =====

Cheapest Time To Buy A Mattress

Despite what some mattress brands might suggest, no mattress will last forever. Some models are more durable than others but ultimately, the components of your mattress will begin to deteriorate. This can affect how supportive and comfortable your mattress feels, which in turn can lead to sleep problems and leave you feeling tired the next morning.

Regarding this last bullet, the average mattress will perform well for six to eight years before needing to be replaced. The materials used to construct each layer can make a mattress more or less durable. The table below lists average lifespans for the five most common mattress types.

When to buy a mattress is another important consideration. The lowest sticker prices for new mattresses are often available during sales that revolve around federal holidays and major shopping days. There are also certain times of the year when brands tend to release new models, with these companies often offering mattress sales and discounts leading up to product launches. The table below details some of the best times of the year to buy a new mattress.

You may also encounter discounts during other times of the year, such as the holiday shopping season that falls between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Also keep an eye on brick-and-mortar mattress stores in the area where you live. If one of these establishments goes out of business, you could see substantial price-slashing on new beds and other sleep products.

Holiday mattress discounts vary by brand. Some will knock $100 or $200 off the sticker price, while others will cut price-points by as much as 30 percent. We recommend visiting many different online mattress brand websites in the days and weeks leading up to shopping holidays to compare their deals and promotions.

Advantages: For one, purchasing your bed online will probably save you a lot of money. Most online brands employ a relatively small staff and do not operate brick-and-mortar locations, so their overhead costs are lower and, as a result, so are their product prices. Shopping online is also convenient because you can place orders at any time of day or night, and browse products freely without feeling pressured by sales staff. Access to mattress reviews from customers is another perk, and online brands usually offer free shipping to the contiguous U.S.

Disadvantages: Some shoppers prefer consulting with knowledgeable staff before making their purchase. Many online brands offer live web chat with customer service personnel, but access to this service can be spotty, especially outside of normal business hours. Many people also feel uncomfortable ordering a mattress without sleeping on it first, though most online brands offer sleep trials spanning at least 90 nights to let you test out the bed before committing to it.

The cost of a new mattress depends on several factors, but expect to spend at least $800 for a queen size model. The best mattress for you may cost more or less than this. A crucial first step is to research price-points from different online and brick-and-mortar mattress sellers, and then make a budget based on these findings.

Type: Material construction plays a major role in mattress pricing. All-foam and innerspring models are often the cheapest with an average price-point of $800 to $1,200 in a queen size. All-latex and hybrid models are more expensive, so you can expect to pay about $1,600 to $2,200 for these queen size models. Airbeds are the priciest, with most of these mattresses starting at $2,000.

ReturnsThe vast majority of online mattress brands offer free shipping or mattress pickup for beds returned during the designated sleep trial. Some charge fees, typically $100 or less. You may be asked to dispose of the mattress yourself, which can cost some extra money if you recycle it rather than donating to a charitable organization.

The bottom line: a new mattress will represent a significant financial investment for most households, but with careful consideration and budgeting, you should have no trouble finding an affordable bed that meets your needs.

While you can buy any of these things at any time of the year, even in the backdrop of the pandemic's supply chain issues, there really are some months that are better times to make specific purchases.

"The end of the season is the best time to buy clothing," says Trae Bodge, a shopping expert at "For example, tank tops and swimsuits will be deeply discounted in August and September. This can be a good time to stock up on a few warmer-weather essentials that you can still wear through September while the weather is still good."

Kristen Gall, president at Rakuten Rewards, a shopping rewards and cash-back site, says, "September and October are when you'll find steals for seasonal goods like swimsuits, shorts and summer dresses. Sandals, flip-flops and accessories like sun hats and beach cover-ups can also be found at great prices." According to Gall, "This is also the perfect time to snag deals on seasonal outdoor items like camping equipment, pool toys and sports gear."

To secure the best deals on mattresses, whether you're looking for a mattress from an online retailer or a traditional brick-and-mortar store, you'll want to shop on holiday weekends, such as Presidents Day. "Three-day weekends, Memorial Day and Labor Day in particular are a good time to invest in a new mattress. We also see some mattress deals around July Fourth," Bodge says. "You'll find discounts being offered by the big brands, like Serta and Sealy, but also from the smaller 'bed in a box' companies, like Nest, Nectar and Purple."

"The best time to buy TVs is over Black Friday and Cyber Monday," Bodge says. "The discounts will be very deep, especially on last-season's models. Right before the Super Bowl is another time for TV deals. People want to see the big game on the best screen possible, and many retailers will offer promotions around that time."

There are a number of prime times during the year to buy electronics. November, as you get into Black Friday sales, is considered the best time of the year to buy personal electronics, including tablets, gaming systems and laptops. January, shortly before the Super Bowl, is one of the best times to buy a TV, but you can certainly find great deals on TVs during the November and December holiday season.

Consider industry holidays to secure deals. May is "Better Sleep Month," making it an ideal time to buy a mattress, new bedding or a CPAP machine. March is National Crafts Month, and every June 29 is National Camera Day. If you learn about a particular month tied to a product or service, you may find a deal when that "holiday" comes around.

Factor in the day. There are many benefits to making some purchases during a strategic day of the week. For instance, Tuesday mornings and afternoons are said to be the best time to buy airline tickets, according to (but make sure you aren't flying for at least two to four weeks; if it's less time than that, you will probably pay more than you would otherwise); and Wednesdays are good for grocery shopping, according to the recipe website Taste of Home. New sales often come out, and you might find grocery stores still offering sales from the previous week.

Buy in the offseason. If you want to buy a grill, patio furniture or a lawn mower, consider purchasing before the cold weather sets in. For instance, in November, when it's still cold but after most people have purchased their winter gear, Gall says, "apparel retailers will be heavily discounting winter staples to get ready for the inventory they will bring in for next season. Look for great deals on coats, sweaters, boots and cold-weather accessories like scarves and gloves. This can also be a great time to buy cold-weather gear like ski jackets and pants, as well as snowboards and skis."

It\u2019s no secret that huge sales are the perfect time to make big purchases, but predicting them can be tricky if you aren\u2019t watching your calendar. Here are some of the biggest holidays when you\u2019re most likely to score great deals from physical stores and online retailers alike:

Beyond big sale event displays, mattress sellers sometimes post about huge discounts on social media. This is doubly true if you\u2019re interested in specific online mattress brands. We recommend signing up for newsletters and following all your favorite brands for real-time updates on major discounts.

Here\u2019s one of our best mattress buying tips: overstock sales are an excellent way to get competitive prices on expensive mattresses, and you can find them pretty easily online. Keep your eyes peeled for an online sales event for the best prices.

While these sales are a little unpredictable, you can snag the sales floor model at a criminally low price if you\u2019re lucky enough. Beyond seeing your mattress in person before actually making the purchase, you\u2019ll probably be able to pick up a few pillows and sheets at great prices, too.

Here\u2019s a general rule of thumb for life that also applies to getting a mattress deal: be kind, be courteous, and speak with a store manager to better understand options available. This way, you\u2019ll be able to find out about upcoming sales long before the email newsletter subscribers, making you the first in line at their brick-and-mortar location.

However, there is one distinct advantage to shopping at online stores: reviews. With all the information on the internet at your fingertips, it\u2019s easy to make the right choice. So, be sure to scope out those online deals for your perfect mattress.

The bottom line: you need to do your research before purchasing. Make a list of the mattress qualities you can't live without, along with features that are simply nice to have. It's easy to be seduced by the plushest, comfiest, and fanciest mattress, so this list will help you stay focused. 59ce067264

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