Bed in a Box: How Does It Work?Shopping for a new mattress is an endeavor to take seriously. Mattresses are a major home investment, due largely to how long they need to last: the National Sleep Foundation recommends replacing your mattress every 7 to ten years. Additionally, your mattress plays a role in the quality of sleep you get, meaning what mattress you buy could have a major impact on your physical and emotional health. However, the mattress buying model is outdated. No one wants to spend their weekend in a brick and mortar mattress store, faced with an overwhelming amount of choices and pushy sales people. Additionally, it’s difficult to determine the overnight sleep quality of a mattress simply by laying on it for five minutes. In fact, research shows that it’s difficult to predict your optimal mattress from a typical showroom excursion. Not only is the experience time-consuming and tedious, but you’re paying inflated prices.
What is a Bed in a Box?
Thankfully, the traditional mattress buying model is being updated. A bed in a box is a revolutionary new way to buy and ship a mattress. Born out of newly pioneered manufacturing and packing processes, the bed in a box model allows you to buy a mattress online from your home and have it delivered to your door in a conveniently sized box. It removes the hassle that comes with traditional mattress shopping, and it’s much less expensive.
What are the Benefits of a Bed in a Box?
The bed in a box mattress model simplifies the mattress buying process, allowing you to find the right mattress without the hassle or cost of in-store shopping.
“Test-driving” a mattress is the secret to finding the perfect mattress. While sleep specialists recommend lounging on a mattress for at least 20 minutes before you buy, no one wants to spend their Saturday hopping from one mattress store to another. Rolled mattresses come with risk-free trials, typically between 100- and 200-nights long, allowing you to test the mattress out out and decide if it provides the right sleep quality for you.
Bed in a box mattresses are shipped right to you, taking the hassle out of mattress shopping. Plus, the ability to buy online frees up your weekend, and returns are easy.
Online mattress companies also cut out the middleman, which allows them to sell mattresses without overhead. The mattress is compressed, rolled and packed in a small box for easy maneuvering, and there are no shipping charges.
If you’re not satisfied, don’t worry about having to repack the expanded mattress back into the box—the mattress will be picked up from your home by the company and donated or recycled accordingly.
How Does a Bed in a Box Work?
Bed in a box mattresses are made out of top-of-the-line, advanced memory foam. Using state-of-the-art, automated compression technology, these mattresses are compressed for shipping into a size that is able to fit in a box small enough to be shipped via standard methods. Their unique foam structure then allows the compressed, rolled mattresses to bounce back and expand into their original shape once unboxed.
How are Memory Foam Mattresses Packed?
BedPillows.com memory foam mattresses are wrapped in protective plastic and then machine-compressed to make them as compact as possible. Once they’re flattened, they’re rolled and packed into an easy-to-manage box. Watch the video below to see how an entire memory foam mattress is compressed, rolled and packed to fit into a small box.
Unboxing a Bed in a Box
It takes only five minutes to unbox a memory foam mattress once it arrives. Once received, you only have to take the mattress out of the box, carefully open the plastic cover and allow the mattress to expand. It takes between 24 and 48 hours for a mattress to regain full shape. It’s that easy! Rolled mattresses change the mattress buying game, so you spend less time, less money and less hassle than the traditional in-store experience. BedPillows.com provides additional value over other bed in a box mattress companies, offering a 200-night trial so you can be absolutely sure you are getting the best possible sleep quality, all from a mattress delivered to your door in a conveniently sized box.