In order to give you the best well-rounded review, we've narrowed down our review criteria based on the most important factors for consumers. So, whether you're reading a review for a popular bed like Casper or a small brand that just launched, all of them go through our same review system. Please note we have an affiliate relationship with some companies either directly or through affiliate networks where we get a percentage of sales if you click over from our site. This website is operated by Eight. See our full disclosure here.


This explains the most common things to know about the mattress brand. It is a very high level overview.

How it stands out

In this section, we discuss innovative technology, materials, awards, or press.


This explains what the mattress is made out of.


We rate this on a scale from 1-10, with 10 being the firmest and 1 being the softest.

Motion Transfer

If you have a restless partner, this is an important factor. Known as "transference", this will tell you if you can feel tosses and turns.

Trial Period

Many bed-in-a-box brands allow you to try the bed out for a certain period of time in order to help you decide if the bed is the best fit for you.


In addition to the trial period, the warranty will tell you what the manufacturer will cover in the long run.

Pros and Cons

In this section, we'll highlight the best aspects of the bed as well as any red flags to look out for (poor customer service, negative Better Business Bureau ratings, etc).


This is where we will give our final thoughts. From there, you can make your own informed decision and decide if the bed is right for you.

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