Ryan Fiorenzi
January 13, 2021
Ryan's sleep issues stem from back pain associated with years of vigorous athletic training. He has owned a gym for several decades, and as you can imagine, he is always researching health-related topics for athletic performance. Ryan quickly realized the importance of sleep and that compelled him to become a Certified Sleep Coach.
 

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Tuft & Needle Original Mattress

Start Sleeping Editor Approved Mattress
IDEAL FOR
TYPE
TRIAL
FIRMNESS
Back & Side
Foam
100 Nights
7/10
$595 on Amazon
WHY WE LIKE IT

The Tuft and Needle Original continues to be one of our top recommendations due to its compelling combination of technology and price all backed up by a great company that stands by their products. While the T&N Original is only a two-layer design, it doesn't hold it back. The 3" outer comfort layer is thicker than most comfort layers and results in a medium firmness mattress that is great for side and back sleepers below 225 pounds. While other big brands choose to offer longer trials, do you really need more than 100 days to decide?

Pros
  • T&N proprietary foam that was developed using customer feedback that helps the foam adapt and contour to your body.
  • While still foam at the end of the day, their outer foam layer is engineered with gel beds and graphite which aids cooling
  • GreenGuard Gold certified which is pretty uncommon accolate among mattress manufacturers.
  • Available in all common sizes from twin to all the way up to California King.
  • Works with any bed foundation
  • Made in the USA
Cons
  • The Original doesn't have extra edge support as part of its design but depending on if you share your bed with someone else or have trouble getting in or out of bed this may not be a big issue for you.
  • 10" thickness may not be quite thick enough for you if you're coming from a 12"+ thickness mattress.
SPECIFICATIONS AND DIMENSIONS (QUEEN)
Manufacturer Tuft and Needle
Model Name Original
Ideal Sleeping Position(s) Back and Side
Available In One Thickness
Mattress Dimensions 60" x 80" x 10"
Mattress Weight 72 lb.
Weight Limit 1000 lb.
Overall Density (lb/cubic square foot) 2.59 lb/cu ft.
MATTRESS DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Type Foam
Materials Foam
Construction 3" Proprietary T&N Foam comfort layer with a 7" high density support layer
Edge Support Fair
Cooling Gel and graphite infused foam for cooling
Certification GreenGuard Gold and CertiPUR-US®
Cover Polyester and polyamide blend knit cover
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Trial 100 Nights
Warranty 10-year limited warranty that covers manufacturing and workmanship defects in the product. It includes things like sagging, or body impressions that are greater than 3/4 of an inch. It’s also going to cover any material breakdown of the foam that causes it to split, crack, or deteriorate in any other way. The cover is also included in the warranty. So if you notice any undone stitching or if the zipper breaks, we’re here to help you out.
Returns Free Returns
Customer service Very Good

Ryan Fiorenzi
January 13, 2021
Ryan's sleep issues stem from back pain associated with years of vigorous athletic training. He has owned a gym for several decades, and as you can imagine, he is always researching health-related topics for athletic performance. Ryan quickly realized the importance of sleep and that compelled him to become a Certified Sleep Coach.