If you are looking for a way to protect your mattress and make it more comfortable, you can invest in a mattress pad or a mattress protector. They may seem like the same thing but we’ll tell you the differences so you can think about buying one yourself!
Mattress pads are the most common type of protection for you mattress. When you are shopping, you’ll see these most often in home goods stores. It is a thick, quilted cover that sits on top of your mattress and separates you from the surface of the mattress. A lot of them are made of memory foam. They aren’t really designed to protect your mattress from spills and the thick material can hold a lot of dust. They are mainly used to add comfort.
Mattress protectors are like a fitted sheet that’s sole purpose is to protect your mattress against fluids and allergens. They are easy to install and wash. They are designed to be as thin as possible so you don’t even know you’re sleeping on it.