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There are a number of considerations to take into account when selecting commercial bedding options. You can call Sealy on 1300 780 150 for guidance on the best choice to suit your requirements, and we've also compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions about our commercial range.

Commercial Sleep System Purchase Considerations

Are there ways to test the quality of a sleep system?

There are four sleep system performance tests. Check the results of these tests from any sleep system manufacturer from whom you are considering a purchase (the unit should be tested as a set - mattress and foundation):

  • Repetitive Impact Durability Test (Cornell)
  • Load Deflection Analyser
  • Impact Drop Test
  • ASTM Hexagonal Roller Test (Rollator)

All Sealy Commercial bedding specifications must pass stringent Sleep System Performance Tests.

How do I compare today's bedding to find the best mattress for our property's needs?

The best way to make this comparison is to consider both a firm and plush sleep set in person - visit a Sealy reseller to see and experience the various mattress options. Having 'tested' the variation in comfort level you can better determine the comfort level desired for your property. You can then compare your comfort preference within three quality grade of sleep sets; top-of-the-line, mid-range or lower range, and understand the differences of these price points. This comparison helps you to make an informed decision, providing an understanding of the type of sleep set and its significant features such as the type of innerspring unit, key comfort layers, type of edge support and significant features of the foundation.


Should the foundation be replaced when purchasing new mattresses?

Yes! A good foundation is as important as a good mattress. It acts like a large shock absorber, taking a lot of the nightly wear and tear, and it also contributes to your guest's comfort and support. Don't put a new mattress on an old foundation. An old foundation will cause the new mattress to wear unevenly and more quickly. When selecting a mattress, purchase its companion foundation - the two are designed to work best together.

What are the differences between Commercial and Residential sleep systems?

Commercial sleep systems are produced to withstand more rigorous use. They go through special testing to ensure that they will stand up to the demands of commercial applications.

What is most important to look for when buying hospitality sleep systems?

The four most important components that affect the look and feel that your guests expect and appreciate in a sleep system are:

  • Innerspring Coil Quality, Gauge, and Performance
  • Foam Cushioning Layer Quality, Density and Thickness
  • Edge Support System
  • Box Spring construction
What size are Sealy mattresses?

Sizing

  Single
  915x1900
  (mm)

  Single XL
  915x2030
  (mm)

  King Single
  1055x2030
  (mm)

  Double
  1385x1900
  (mm)

  Queen
  1525x2030
  (mm)

  King
  1835x2030
  (mm)

Why are some of today's beds so thick? The sheets don't fit!

Today's mattresses are manufactured with much more padding, upholstery and comfort layers. Many consumers (who are also hospitality guests) prefer the plush and ultra-plush comfort that these thick mattresses provide. To accommodate deep mattresses, deep-pocketed fitted sheets are now commonly available.

Why are there so many different quilting designs?

The quilting design on a Sealy mattress cover helps to determine the firmness or plushness of the sleep surface. If a quilting design is small and close, the bed will tend to feel firmer; if the design is large and spread out, the bed will usually feel plusher. Remember - when purchasing a Sealy Posturepedic sleep set, you get the correct support regardless of comfort level or price.

Mattress Care

How and why should the bedding be rotated?

We recommend that you rotate your Sealy mattress on a regular basis to refresh its comfort. Mattresses contain many layers of upholstery padding to increase their comfort life and support performance. Body indentations can be a normal occurrence in new mattresses, and indicates that the upholstery layers are conforming to a person's individual body contours. To help minimize body impressions, mattresses should be turned occasionally throughout their life. For convenience, we have illustrated below the best method. 



How should our property care for our mattresses?

It is very important to keep your Sealy mattresses clean. We suggest using a mattress pad or Sealy's patented HealthCare product. Don't allow your mattresses to get wet - they should be adequately protected from water or other liquids. Do not use dry cleaning fluid of any type on your mattress. These chemicals could damage some of the comfort and upholstery materials.


How should our property clean our mattresses?
Keeping your Sealy bedding clean is simple with the use of a protective mattress pad. Vacuuming is the only recommended cleaning method. If you must clean a stain, use mild soap with cold water and apply lightly! Don't ever soak a mattress or foundation, and don't use dry cleaning fluid of any type on your mattress -- these chemicals could damage some of the comfort and upholstery materials.

 

A great way to protect against these types of issues is to invest in Sealy's HealthCare. HealthCare helps inhibit moisture/ fluid passing through to the mattress promoting a longer mattress life and reducing maintenance and room down time. See the product catalogue to learn more.
What is the correct way to carry or move a mattress?

Two people should normally carry a Sealy mattress flat on its side. It's easier to handle and less likely to be damaged. Do not bend the mattress under any circumstances - bending may damage the innerspring unit. Flex rather than bend the mattress when going through doorways, and also avoid bending the corners when putting on fitted sheets.


What kind of support/frame is necessary for bedding today?

It is important to use a sturdy bed frame! If your mattress is a queen or king set, make sure that your frame has the extra centre support needed to prevent bowing and sagging. This is required to ensure complete warranty protection for your sleep set. Sealy's recommendation for adequate frame support is illustrated below:


The best way to get the longest life out of your mattress is to have it supported by a Sealy foundation. Our foundations are designed to work with your mattress as a shock absorber. A Sealy foundation can add up to 60% longer lifetime to your mattress, giving you a greater return for your purchase.