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Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Hello everyone. Does anyone have any recommendations on where to buy nice mattresses that are constructed with springs? I need a new mattress but have noticed that the mattresses here all (or at least mostly) seem to be made of foam. This isn't exactly what I am looking for I don't think. It would be nice to have a choice of materials and I am hoping for something more "natural" (e.g. cotton, wool, silk, etc.).

I could get a mattress in the UK and have it shipped but the sizes are smaller (150x200 rather than the Continent's 160x200 so it will be too small for my new bed).

Any thoughts? I had no idea it would be so tricky. Also, "normal priced" would be great too (under CHF 2000).

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Hello everyone. Does anyone have any recommendations on where to buy nice mattresses that are constructed with springs? I need a new mattress but have noticed that the mattresses here all (or at least mostly) seem to be made of foam. This isn't exactly what I am looking for I don't think. It would be nice to have a choice of materials and I am hoping for something more "natural" (e.g. cotton, wool, silk, etc.).

I could get a mattress in the UK and have it shipped but the sizes are smaller (150x200 rather than the Continent's 160x200 so it will be too small for my new bed).

Any thoughts? I had no idea it would be so tricky. Also, "normal priced" would be great too (under CHF 2000).

Thanks!

Mattresses have come a long way since springs inside, try some of the modern ones, you'll be pleasantly surprised i think.
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Mattresses have come a long way since springs inside, try some of the modern ones, you'll be pleasantly surprised i think.
Maybe. I just see them now and think "What is all this space age stuff??".

I have hip pain in the morning when I use my current mattress (firm springs) and just slept on my old mattress at my mom's house at Christmas (cushy springs), and it was like sleeping on a cloud. Glorious pillow top but without a proper pillow top. A mattress that I have not used much but bought in California in 1996 for like $600.

I have not had that cloud experience when I have tried foam. It just sort of feels flat. But I can try again.
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Investing in a good mattress is something worthwhile for health reasons and not to be underestimated. We spend one third of our time (if you get 8 hours rest) on them.
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Did you even try a traditional mattress shop yet?
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Did you even try a traditional mattress shop yet?
When you say "traditional", do you mean a regular one here that has lots of foam mattresses? If so, yes. It's the only sort of mattress shop that I have been able to find. But I live in Ticino so there isn't a lot of choice. I could look elsewhere though as long as they can deliver.

I would love to look at mattresses that are handmade. When I had a landline, someone would call me asking me if I wanted one. Now that I might need one, I wish I knew his name.
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

IKEA, they have both the normal spring mattresses and the Swiss foam ones. They have them all on display so you can test the difference.
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Or Micasa.
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IKEA, they have both the normal spring mattresses and the Swiss foam ones. They have them all on display so you can test the difference.
I have tested IKEA mattresses and I don't like any of them. But thanks anyway.
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I have tested IKEA mattresses and I don't like any of them. But thanks anyway.



If you want a good one, you need to think at least Chf 2k but as pointed out, you do spend at least 25% if not more of your time in bed.


I have a Roviva matteress which i find good and i have had a lot of surgery on my lower back, hip replacements and one knee so far.


A good double matteress (160x200cm) will weigh in around 50-60kg
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

By coincidence my wife was discussing this very subject yesterday, as we need (she says!) a new mattress but finds the one's on offer very expensive. +-CHF 5,000 in Ticino and Italy, but only USD 1,000 in the US and £ 1,000 in the UK. But then you have to add in shipping.

Did you by any chance also post this on the English Speaking group in Lugano? My wife just saw someone asking the same question. If so perhaps you can make contact with each other that way.
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Maybe here? https://www.matratzen-concord.ch

I don't know if they have spring ones but they do have a good selection of different thicknesses and grades of softness/hardness.
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Maybe here? https://www.matratzen-concord.ch

I don't know if they have spring ones but they do have a good selection of different thicknesses and grades of softness/hardness.



Remember, you get what you pay for.......
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And often not even that!
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Try Italy, they still use spring mattresses a lot there and shops offer them.
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Try Conforama https://www.conforama.ch/abteilung3_...7_42120_446138
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If you want a good one, you need to think at least Chf 2k but as pointed out, you do spend at least 25% if not more of your time in bed.


I have a Roviva matteress which i find good and i have had a lot of surgery on my lower back, hip replacements and one knee so far.


A good double matteress (160x200cm) will weigh in around 50-60kg

Which model Roviva matress do you have please?
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If you want a good one, you need to think at least Chf 2k but as pointed out, you do spend at least 25% if not more of your time in bed.


I have a Roviva mattress which i find good and i have had a lot of surgery on my lower back, hip replacements and one knee so far.


A good double mattress (160x200cm) will weigh in around 50-60kg

Which model Roviva mattress do you have please?
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Re: Where to buy traditional spring mattresses?

Sorry, i have no idea and i'm not anywhere close to it right now, i do remember it was around Chf 4k which included about 15-20% discount.
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Sorry, i have no idea and i'm not anywhere close to it right now, i do remember it was around Chf 4k which included about 15-20% discount.
But that's a double one obviously. Is it extra large?
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