What to Know About Mattress Types
Updated Dec 12, 2022
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Even with a deluge of new offerings from startups and old-school mattress companies, all touting game-changing tech and the promise of a perfect night’s sleep, most mattresses fall into three simple categories: spring (aka innerspring), foam, and hybrid. We go into more depth about what to look for in our mattress buying guide, but if you’re shopping for a new mattress, you should try out at least a couple of each—you might be surprised by what you find comfortable.