A good night’s sleep is so important. For a long time I haven’t really had the right mattress. For many years I shared the mattress my husband chose for his bad back: very firm and very supportive, but no give. It didn’t really work for me and I found I was waking up with an aching back that would disappear once I got moving. Then we tried a memory foam one which was a bit better for me at least, but it still wasn’t quite right. So I was up for the idea of changing mattress again when the nice people at Emma got in contact and asked if I’d like to review one of their mattresses.
Our Emma mattress arrived in a box. It’s a mattress for a king-sized bed and it arrived in a box about the same height as a 9-year-old boy (wonder why I might have noticed that). We took the mattress upstairs in the box (I say we, but in actual fact my brother managed it on his own helped by the hand-holes on the box, but it is reasonably heavy so two people might have been more sensible). It was easy enough to get it out of the box and I was able to get it on the bed pretty much alone (H thought he was helping, but I was the one taking the weight).
Coming well wrapped up to protect it from the elements on its journey, it was useful that it came with a packaging cutter to help remove the wrapping. H enjoyed getting to work on this and the mattress was soon free. Once it’s released from its wrapping the mattress increases in size quite quickly – it’s very cool, so we got it into the right position before it got too big. It’s a nice deep, high mattress and much deeper than the previous memory foam one. I have an antique bed, so it suits a thicker mattress very well.
H couldn’t resist getting on the Emma mattress to try it out. It was irresistible apparently. I must say I have to agree with him: it was a pleasure to lie on. I felt supported, yet cacooned in softness. I was ready to get into bed for a nap then and there.
Emma is a young and growing company which first started in Germany and are growing quickly throughout Europe, including the UK. The mattress is made of high-quality foam materials right here in the UK. I particularly liked that mattress is meant for every sleep type, whether you sleep on your back, side or tummy, because one of the things I find confusing about mattress purchase is finding the right type as there seem to be so many different sorts. I also like that Emma offer customers 100 days to try their mattress and if for any reason the customer is not happy with the product, they issue a full refund, with no questions asked. It’s nice to be able to try out a mattress properly to the test without worrying you’ve made the wrong decision in the showroom.
Early nights have been a real temptation since I got the new mattress and I’m not the only one too. H is keen to spend time before his bedtime reading in bed (my bed) with me. He’d rather do that than watch some TV together. I’ve found that I haven’t been waking up with an aching back like I used to with the other mattresses. In fact, it’s become quite a luxurious experience sleeping on my new Emma mattress.