As we find ourselves in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to overlook one of the most fundamental aspects of our well-being: sleep. Luckily,  Sleep Awareness Week arrives every March urging us to pause and reflect on the profound significance of quality rest. In the spirit of Sleep Awareness Week, we’ve asked our Bedding Expert, Tyler, his top mattress picks across every category. Keep reading to find the mattress that will suit your sleep needs.

Best Innerspring Mattress – Stearns & Foster®

Every Stearns & Foster mattress features the finest materials to deliver the comfort you want with the support you need. When you want a traditional innerspring mattress built with modern technology and style, Stearns & Foster comes highly recommended by our mattress expert. Stearns & Foster combines luxurious TEMPUR-Indulge™ Memory Foam with exclusive IntelliCoil® innersprings to enable sleepers of all body types to receive a perfect level of all-night support.

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Best All-Around Value – WG&R Factory Direct

WG&R Factory Direct mattresses are built in our Two Rivers, Wisconsin, mattress factory to the highest standards so that we can guarantee a great night’s sleep for a lot less money. We use premium materials that rival the top name brands and locally sourced materials whenever possible, including springs made in Sheboygan and memory foam manufactured in Madison. Our factory has minimal marketing costs and corporate overhead, allowing us to pass factory-direct savings and quality on to you. Our mattresses let you experience the best sleep and the newest technologies without taking a chunk out of your pocket book.

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Best Hybrid – Beautyrest Black® Hybrid

The Beautyrest Black Hybrid collection combines luxury and innovation that has made it best-in-class for those wanting hybrid comfort and support. With four luxurious hybrid models to choose from in the Beautyrest Black Hybrid line, you’ll benefit from layers of pressure-relieving gel memory foam with supportive zoned T3 Pocketed Coil® technology that create the perfect blend of hybrid comfort for the ultimate sleep experience.

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Best Cooling – TEMPUR-Breeze®

Want to experience measurably cooler sleep—as in up to 10 degrees cooler? Featuring the latest cooling technologies, the TEMPUR-Breeze collection from Tempur-Pedic® delivers truly cooler sleep that hot sleepers will appreciate. As soon as you lie down, a cool-to-the-touch SmartClimate® cover helps you instantly feel cooler. As you fall asleep, advanced cooling layers like exclusive Pure Cool® and Pure Cool® Plus materials keep their cool all night long, leaving you feeling refreshed when you wake up.

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Best Mattress Technology – SmartLife by King Koil™

When a mattress is truly customized to your unique body, how could you not get the perfect night’s sleep? We recently introduced the technologically advanced SmartLife Mattress by King Koil. SmartLife’s Smart Cell Technology includes over 80 individual Smart Cells in eight independently controlled zones using thousands of algorithms to give your unique body the support and comfort it needs. Use the attached remote control or SmartLife app to manually adjust the firmness to your comfort level.

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Best Mattress for Kids & Teens – Nectar Classic 4.0

It’s one of the first online mattress brands that has since become a well-known name. The Nectar Classic 4.0 mattress is a solid choice for growing kids and teens that provides peace of mind for parents while embodying the cool factor they’re looking for. The Nectar Classic 4.0 offers contouring support at an unbelievable price. As they grow, you can rest assured that the Nectar Classic will continue to distribute their weight evenly, offering pressure relief and contouring comfort.

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Most Popular – Sealy®

If you rely on a recognizable mattress brand name that delivers, look no further than Sealy. Establishing itself as America’s #1 mattress brand over a 140-year legacy, you can count on every mattress in the robust Sealy collection to deliver comfort, quality, and support. No matter your preference in features, feels, or level of support, you’re guaranteed to find a great night’s sleep on a Sealy Posturepedic® or Posturepedic® Plus.

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Best Online Bed in a Box – Purple

Ready for the best sleep of your life? Purple holds more than 30 patents for cushioning technology, including its proprietary GelFlex® Grid. This exclusive Grid dissipates heat and relieves pressure, helping you fall asleep faster and sleep deeper. Unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, the Purple brand has made a name for itself as an online mattress brand that we’re proud to carry in our WG&R Sleep Shops.

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Quality sleep is undoubtedly an important part of overall well-being and self care. As March unfolds and Sleep Awareness Week approaches, we encourage you to assess your quality of sleep and seek help from our trained sleep specialists at any WG&R Sleep Shop location when you need a new mattress.


Read our Interview with a Sleep Specialist here.