Why Build Your Own Tempur-Pedic-Style Visco Mattress

Visco foam mattresses like Tempur-Pedic are becoming increasingly popular with consumers but the hefty price tag is prohibitive for many people. However good it may be, many people believe it's just not worth the price. So how can you get a visco elastic mattress for a lot less?

DIY Custom Visco Mattress Making

Before we tell you how to build your very own Tempur-Pedic mattress, there are some problems or drawbacks to know of:

Having said that, many people are satisfied with the level of comfort of their home-made visco mattress. On the other hand, there are also advantages of building your own Tempur-Pedic mattress:

Alternatives for Custom Mattress-Making

There are three ways to go about creating custom visco mattresses:

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Known Brands

What is the secret behind Tempur-Pedic mattress technology and why is it in the top 5 most popular brands alongside the likes of Sensus, Isotonic, Bergad and Sealy? The answer is that it uses good quality, high density, heat responsive foam.

How Long Does It Last?

What affects the expected lifetime of visco elastic toppers and do Tempurpedic overlays last longer? The answer is years and years as long as it's made of better quality, higher-density foam.

Real NASA Link

Many manufacturers claim viscoelastic foam was first used by the NASA Space Program to boost sales for their foam bedding.

NASA never did use that basic material in the 1960s. NASA foam pillow or space foam pillow technology simply does not exist as such.

The truth is the Swedish Tempurpedic company did eventually come up with a reliable formula now used in the best-selling Tempurpedic mattress.

While Tempurpedic pads are commonly known as Swedish pads, not all such products made in Sweden are made of the so-called NASA memory foam.

Authenticity Test

How can you check if your purchase as good as a real Tempur-Pedic mattress? You can try the wine glass test, the egg test, or the fridge test.

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