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7 Best Full Size InnerSpring Mattresses
A thorough review of the top full size innerspring mattresses
In this post we cover the best innerspring mattresses to buy in a full size option. With the rising popularity of online mattresses, there are now hundreds of companies to choose from and it can be confusing deciding which option, budget and materials are right for you and your specific needs. We have listed our favorite picks in each category to help you make an informed decision. Innerspring mattresses or “pocketed coil” mattresses are the most common style of mattress and will give customers the “bounce” and support that they may be used to in a mattress, while a memory foam or all foam mattress will give a different feel. All of the mattresses on this list offer a full size option, which is a great way to save space and money for customers who don’t need the additional length or width of a queen or king.
What is a full size innerspring mattress?
A full size innerspring mattress is a mattress that measures 54″ wide by 75″ long and utilizes innersprings as its support system. Innersprings or Pocketed coils are metal springs that compress in order to provide support and pressure relief to sleepers. Innerspring mattresses are the most commonly purchased mattresses and are what most people think of when they think of a traditional mattress.
Benefits of an innerspring mattress
Partner Disturbance: Seeing as each spring works individually, pocketed coil mattresses are great at isolating motion throughout the mattress. This is the same concept in the mattress commercial where you see the woman jumping on the mattress with a glass of wine and the glass of wine doesn’t spill. Motion transfer is great for couples who don’t want to disturb each other when getting up to go to the bathroom, moving during sleep or if one gets up earlier than the other.
Support: Pocketed coils work individually to support each section of your body. This means the springs under your hips can be providing different pressure than those under your legs. Pocketed coils are able to conform to the natural curves of your body and provide superior spinal alignment and pressure relief to other mattresses on the market.
Long lasting durability: Pocketed coils are each incased in their own protective fabric and most quality pocketed coil systems (all are not created equal) will last longer than other mattresses on the market.
Breathability and cooling benefits: Mattresses with pocketed coils have a lot of open air space in the core of the mattress allowing for airflow throughout your bed and ultimately breathability and a cooler sleeping environment for the sleeper.
How long does an innerspring mattress last?
An innerspring mattress will generally last 8-10 years and even longer if you opt for a double sided option. Quality innerspring mattresses will generally last longer than all foam mattresses, due to the plain fact that they are made of steel and take a longer time to break down. The first part of an innerspring mattress to break down will generally be the foam layers on top.
Who is a full size mattress right for?
A full size mattress is generally best for a single person who isn’t taller than 6 feet. You can fit a coup;le on a full size mattress but it may be slightly snug. We recommend a queen or king size mattress for a couple if you can fit it in your room. Being that a full size mattress is 75″ long it can be too short for anyone 6′ or taller, however, if you are shorter than 6′ a full size mattress can be a great way to save some money and space within your bedroom.
What foundation to use with an innerspring mattress?
Innerspring mattresses can be put on just about any foundation on the market. From bed slats, to box springs, platform beds or adjustable bases. Most of the innerspring mattresses today are made with pocketed coils and can work with an adjustable base but it is important to double check on the manufacturers website to be sure.
Best Full Size Innerspring Mattresses
What Customers love: High quality hybrid mattress at an affordable price.
The Brooklyn Signature is a hybrid style mattress that utilizes pocketed coils as well as foam comfort layers in order to give sleepers the best of both worlds. Brooklyn Bedding makes all of their mattresses in their own factory and ships them directly to their customers. This means customers can get higher quality mattresses at lower prices than the competition. The Brooklyn signature is a great all around hybrid pocketed coil mattress for an affordable price.
BEST ORGANIC OPTION
What Customers love: 100% Certified Organic
Avocado is know in the industry for their luxury organic mattresses. All of their mattresses are 100% certified organic and are made here in the USA. Compared to a lot of other latex mattress options, Avocado is actually much more affordable. They provide a pillow top option to their mattress that you can choose to add at checkout if you prefer.
- 100% Certified Organic. The mattress utilizes organic cotton, organic wool and organic latex.
- Pocketed coil support system for luxurious support and decreased motion disturbance
- 1 Year free trial with free shipping and free returns
- 25 year warranty
- Made in the USA
- Great product for the money
BEST PRESSURE RELIEF
What Customers love: Unbeatable pressure relief. Great for all sleeping styles.
PRICE: $1,299 (Current deal: $300 off plus $455 in free accessories)
Puffy is one of the most popular mattresses on the market and their Lux Hybrid option is their best selling product. The combination of the pocketed coil innerspring unit and the memory foam comfort layers makes this mattress the ultimate for pressure relief and support. This mattress is a great option for smaller full/double size or single size options because it gives quality support and comfort while still being at the mid-level price point. The Puffy Lux is a great all around mattress for any sleeping style and adapts well to any movement or curves/pressure points of your body.
BEST FOR SLEEPING "COOL"
What customers love: The coolest sleeping pillow-top on the market.
The Aurora mattress is Brooklyn Bedding’s most popular mattress. It utilizes a proprietary TitanCool technology that helps pull heat away from the body and help you sleep cooler. Many customers complain that foam in mattresses sleeps too hot, but this mattress solves that problem. A variety of of reviewers and customers say that this is the “coolest” sleeping mattress they have ever tried.
- Proprietary cooling technology
- Multiple firmnesses available
- Hybrid use of pocketed coil springs and foam for support and comfort
- Made in the USA
- 10-year warranty
- 100 day free trial with free shipping and free returns
BEST LUXURY OPTION
What Customers love: Multiple review awards for best luxury mattress.
The Oceano provides the ultimate in luxury pillow top mattresses. The hybrid design utilizes 2 layers of pocketed coils with foam and organic wool, all topped with a plant based Tencel infused cover. The 2-layers of pocketed coils give maximum support while also cradling the body. This mattress is made in a medium-firm feel to fit the majority of sleepers.
- GOTS Certified Organic Wool
- Plant based Tencel infused cover
- 2 layers of pocketed coils for support and alignment
- 1 year free trial with free shipping and free returns
- Made in the USA
BEST FOR A FIRM FEEL
What Customers love: Built specifically for customers who love a firm mattress
The Plank Mattress is specifically made for those who like their mattress firm. Their Hybrid option gives you the same firm sleeping surface as their original mattress but also gives you the support of a traditional innerspring mattress. The entry level price point makes this mattress a great option for a full size mattress and any type of sleeper who like a firm mattress.
BEST FOR HEAVIER INDIVIDUALS
What Customers love: Built to hold heavier weight loads without compromising comfort.
Titan Mattress has two mattress options to choose from, a firm and luxury pillow top option. Both are built to hold heavier weight loads without compromising comfort. Many mattresses can alter their feel and support when holding heavier weight loads, but this mattress will not. At a $719 price point this mattress is great for a full size option.
Getting rid of your old mattress
After purchasing a new mattress you may be wondering how to get rid of your old one. The online companies do not offer mattress disposal services so you are on your own finding a way to get rid of it. Luckily, A Bedder World offers mattress disposal and recycling throughout the country. We have recycle dover 500K mattresses to date. Simply book a pick up online, put your items outside and POOF let us come take them off your hands. A pillow top mattress is considered 1 piece and costs around $80 to dispose of.
Overall, deciding which full size mattress to buy in an innerspring style is up to comfort preference and budget. Any of the mattresses on this list are a great pick and are made from companies who have been in the industry for years and who have a trusted reputation with thousands of reviews.