Best Time To Buy A Mattress: Frankly speaking, just like other home appliances and household items, you can buy a mattress at any time of the year. There are however certain factors to consider before going ahead with your purchase. And it is only advisable you know and maximize such factors before you act.
Sleeping on a new mattress is no doubt one of the best feelings in the world. Nevertheless, you have to be careful not to toss yours in the bin yet and end up spending your hard-earned money prematurely.
It is also worth noting that every mattress has a lifespan and a “health” condition for it to be considered good enough to keep or be replaced. There are sure indicators that tell you your mattress needs a replacement. Perhaps if you have not given it a thought, these can help you start. If you have already made the decision to change yours, well these will serve as a confirmation.
How do you know you need a new mattress?
Your current mattress is older than seven years.
Your couch and even your floor is more comfortable than your bed.
You always feel tired and sore after a good eight-hour of night’s rest.
You experience unhealthy and allergic symptoms like coughing, sneezing or wheezing.
Your mattress is almost an eyesore- dusty, stained, filled with tears and worn out edges.
If any one of these indications describes the current condition of your mattress, then it is due for a replacement. So, once you have made the decision to make this change in your home, the next thing to do is to know the type of mattress you want to buy, how much you’re willing to spend, that is, your budget and where you want to get it – online or in-store.
After deciding where to shop, it is important to also put into consideration the benefits and disadvantages of buying at a physical store as well as buying online.
One of the benefits of buying online is that you can buy at any time, while stock lasts, of course. You have the freedom to look through a gallery of available designs and decide to pre order or order when you are ready, no pressure.
Online shopping for household items and frankly anything at all for the matter, keeps you abreast of new designs, discounts.
The mare fact that you are able to physically ascertain the quality and feel of your desired mattress is one good thing about physical shopping.
Unlike the online option of shopping which places fixed prices, you can strike a good bargain and get your mattress for a much lesser price.
Now the big question- When should you buy a mattress?
Having made the previously discussed points, let us have a look at the various times in a calendar year to get the best deals on your desired mattress.
The perfect time to compare prices and be on the lookout for cheap deals on not-so-cheap products are usually on big events, holidays and seasons. Although impossible to predict sales rates, manufacturers and retailers are the most generous on such days and tend to have big flash sales and massive discounts ranging from 10%, 25% to as much as 50%. Also note that these holidays may be observed by most and not all stores. They observe them as relevant to them and their brand values and identity.
New Year’s Day (January 1)
President’s Day (17 February)
Memorial Day (May 25)
Independence Day (July 4)
Back to school / Summer (August-September)
Labor Day (September 7)
Veteran Day (November 11)
Thanksgiving Day/Pre-Black Friday (November 26)
Black Friday (November 27)
Cyber Monday (November 30)
Christmas Day(December 25)
These are undoubtedly the biggest sales period of the year, especially Black Friday and Christmas. The worst thing that could happen to you aside from losing your favorite pair of shoes to a quicksand, is finding out you could have gotten a good product at a ridiculously low price. Nobody wants to miss a good deal, right? Absolutely. You cannot go wrong waiting on these days.