5 Things To Consider When Buying an Adjustable Bed

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Are you thinking of purchasing an adjustable bed but you’re just not sure what you’re looking for? You’ve come to the right page!

As the trusted experts in bed related questions, we have you covered with our top five things to consider when buying an adjustable bed.

1. The Health Benefits

The first thing to consider when purchasing an adjustable bed is why you’ve made this decision? Is it because of the health benefits an adjustable bed can bring or maybe you just fancied something a little bit more fancy! Either way there are lots of benefits to your health by going down the adjustable bed route. Snoring can be controlled by inclining the head of the mattress to open your airway.

Elevating your head can also help with digestion and ultimately reduce weight gain. Chronic pain affects millions of people, but an adjustable bed eases the pressure on your joint and spine relieving pain throughout the night. Laying flat on a mattress can make it harder for the body to pump blood around the body. Adjusting the bed frame can help increase circulation and reduce pressure. Check out this article we wrote previously on the orthopaedic benefits of an electric bed. 

Adjustable Electric Bed in use

2. Appeals Aesthetically

The bed is the focal point to any bedroom so it’s vitally important your choice of adjustable bed works with interior design of your bedroom. With multiple headboard options available in several premium colours, Opera ensure your choice of adjustable bed looks exactly how you had imagined it.

Our premium electric bed, the Auriga, comes with six different options on colour which ranges from a fawn beige to a heather purple – something for everyone! The bedroom interior design is extremely important in order to provide that instant feel of relaxation and comfort. Visit freshhome.com’s article on the importance of interior design in the bedroom.

Adjustable Bed 1

3. The Features

Another ‘make or break’ factor in your decision making is likely to be what features the adjustable bed you’re looking at can offer you. With modern technology forever evolving there are many features you may wish to look out for before making your final decision.

Every adjustable bed will offer that tilt motion you are looking for, but some come with better success rates than others. For example, the Mensa Adjustable Bed comes with five-section mattress platforms with anti-snore, back support, middle, knee break and leg support all added for extra comfort.

The Columba Adjustable Bed comes with a more premium handset and intelligent memory technology which allows you to return back to your position of choice once saved via the handset.

Extras exclusively available on our Auriga Adjustable Bed is the option of wired, wireless or app-controlled settings and also the stylish underbed lighting which is perfect if you need to step out the bed in the night. The feature options are endless and a really big part of the decision-making process.

4. The Choice of Mattress

Ok, so you have decided on your adjustable bed base and also added those all-important extra features. Now it’s time to look at your mattress options and pick the one you feel is right for you. This decision is entirely down to personal preference. Some people prefer a soft mattress and some people prefer a firm one.

Some people like a memory foam mattress and some people look for a gel-infused layered foam mattress. Everybody is different. For those who prefer a soft mattress, our Pocket Sprung Adjustable Mattress is the perfect addition to one of our mobility beds.

Firmer mattress options are also available, as is the option of cooling technology if you find sweating during the night is becoming an issue. A more premium option is available in the shape of the Infusion Adjustable Mattress with an integral five-part massage system.

This mattress offers excellent postural support and comfort, whilst the massage system allows you to activate massage pods across five zones of the mattress.

You are able to select different sensation effects such as wave, pulse, and swell. It is also recommended via the expert advisors at Opera that a regular divan mattress would not be suitable for an adjustable bed due to the strain it would cause on the motor over a prolonged period of time and it is unlikely to be flexible enough to accommodate the adjustable features. Check out the full range here!

5. The Warranty Cover

Just as important as your choice of design and functions, make sure you read the fine print when it comes to the warranty on offer and exactly what this entails. At Opera, we offer a really competitive warranty cover with our adjustable beds available. We provide a three-year warranty on the bed’s motor as part of the overall price. This also includes a one-year warranty on the frame and covers parts and labour. Customers can typically expect a trained engineer to be on hand within 24-48 hours after making Opera aware of the problem.

There we have it, our top five things to consider before you buy an adjustable bed. Plenty of options to consider for sure!

If you are interested in learning more about the Opera range of adjustable beds, then feel free to contact us on 0333 222 8584 or pop up on our live chat function where our trained specialists are awaiting your questions and enquiries.

Have we missed something? Do you have something else to consider? Let us know in the comments section below or contact us via social media!

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