I’m a bit worried about warranty… Not that I already have a mattress, well I do but it’s an old one, it’s just that I’m planning to buy a new and I’m very conscious about the warranty. I know that some of the mattresses have a long term warranty and some of them don’t really offer anything longer than a few years, but I’m not asking for a mattress with the longest warranty. I’m more worried about more general things. What should I know about it?
Hello! An excellent question.
The first thing you should know is that a long-term warranty might be inapplicable when you need it. Why? Because accidents happen. And unlike many other types of products, a mattress warranty is very easy to make null and void. All you need is a single stain or tear. That’s all it takes. And, fabric is generally very easy both to stain and tear.
That makes any long-term warranty potentially impractical. However, there’s a way to circumvent it. All you have to do is to acquire a mattress protector. Not only would it protect the mattress from stains, but from some tears as well. That’s especially useful if you have a cat or a dog. Their claws and teeth can easily damage the mattress.
The second issue with warranties is that they are only applicable if there’s something wrong with the mattress. If you simply didn’t like it… Well, tough luck. Thankfully, some of the mattresses come with a trial period. That means you can try the mattress out without worrying about whether you’d be able to send it back and get a refund. And then there’s Amazon. If you buy a mattress there, you have a guaranteed trial period of 30 days, regardless of the manufacturer’s policy. How? That’s Amazon policy to you.
Hope this help!