Shopping for a new mattress can feel akin to shopping for a new car, just maybe not as glamorous. But they share a commonality in being pretty important life purchases. There’s a lot to consider before you feel comfortable committing and swiping your credit card, which brings us to one of the biggest deciding factors for people: cost. Mattress price ranks heavily for many as a top consideration in their decision-making.
As you’re flipping through mattress company sites, you’ll notice a range of options and prices to suit every budget. But as you skim through the higher prices (we’re talking upwards from $13,000 – $100,000) – you may be wondering – are these mattresses made of gold? Even models priced at around $1,000 seem hefty, but at least a lot more reasonable. Mattresses are one of those items that we should definitely invest in, but at what cost?
Seriously—why are these mattresses so expensive?
Beyond the fact that we spend up to one-third of our lives sleeping on a mattress, they are definitely one item that we need to have quality sleep and healthy lives. That’s why you want to get the best value for your money’s worth. But what is it that makes expensive mattresses so expensive and more importantly, is it worth it? We’ll dive into this and more below.
Why are mattresses expensive?
Good question! And the answer is multi-faceted, because it depends on the following factors: