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Organic latex mattresses are a popular alternative to spring mattresses. Though they are a bit more of an investment than conventional mattress choices they pay off in the better sleep and product longevity that they offer. Latex mattresses offer better support, more ventilation, and last longer than most mattresses. They can be made of 100% organic materials or partially synthetic; however, our mattresses are made of 100% organic Dunlop latex.
What is Dunlop Latex and Why is it the Superior Latex?
There are a couple of different ways to process latex – Dunlop and Talalay.
Dunlop Latex is a process that was developed in 1929 and is still used to this day. This process creates the only 100% organic latex material that offers the most durability, density, and support. The process offers the consumer a product that is better for personal health and the environment.
The Talalay Latex process is similar to the Dunlop process but because of some key differences is unable to receive Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS) certification. This process also utilizes synthetic materials as well as organic materials. This is why we use only Dunlop Latex in our mattresses.
How Do Latex Mattresses Improve Sleep?
The remarkable advantages of organic latex mattresses have been studied and the results show several key reasons that they offer improved sleep to consumers.
One major reason is the superior ventilation from the pin-hole formations from the construction process of the latex. These pin-holes allow for breathability that will keep you cool while you sleep.
Latex is known for having a bounciness, which also improves sleep. Because of the hysteresis of the latex – or the bouncy nature of the latex, it almost acts as a shock absorber for the body. This does two things. One, it produces less dramatic movements when you do need to shift in your sleep. As well, it cushions the body in such a way that less movement is required throughout the night to remain comfortable. It is natural for the body to need to make minor adjustments throughout the night – to shift and alter where weight is resting in the body. However, with most mattresses because of a lack of support, the body requires more drastic adjustments to stay comfortable – resulting in the need to wake up to toss and turn. If the body only has to make micro movements through the night, then you can stay in deep sleep, never needing to wake up to adjust at all.
Dunlop Latex is known for its high density, which naturally translates into higher support. However, there is an added advantage to having high support, high density materials and that is that the mattress itself can be made softer. This means you can have a softer, more comfortable mattress without sacrificing the necessary support for healthy and restful sleep.
Why Choose a Latex Mattress?
There are obvious advantages to owning an organic mattress for better sleep, but why else should one chose an organic latex mattress?
They are good for the environment. Dunlop Latex is made from a sustainable material that doesn’t harm the environment or the consumer. This should make the health and environment conscious consumer rest easier!
They are cost effective. Because of the durability of the materials used in these mattresses they are covered under warrantee for up to 25 years!
They are anti-microbial. Another reason that these mattresses can last so long is that they discourage the growth of bacteria and fungus. This means that you can feel at ease knowing that you are not just collecting a petri dish of organisms over the lifetime of your mattress!