Why is my new Tempur-Pedic mattress so hard?

Posted on Tue 14 June 2022 in Mattress

From the moment you buy the mattress or the pillow, tempur cells are compacted because the product is still cool. As the product warms up because of its ability to trap body temperature, its density and Indentation Load Deflection (known as ILD) drop down.

How long does it take to break in a new Tempur-Pedic mattress?

The break-in period for Tempurpedic Cloud mattresses may take some time before you can finally enjoy its extreme softness and comfort. However, it won't be longer than two weeks until you get the best experience with your new mattress.

Does it take time to get used to Tempur-Pedic mattress?

Your brand new memory foam mattress will start out firmer than the one you tried out in the showroom, so it will take a short while to soften with use. Some patience is essential to let it naturally adapt to your body. However, if it's not yet fully comfortable enough for you, there are ways to speed the process up.

What happens if I don't like my Tempur-Pedic mattress?

We ask you to try it for 30 nights, and if (during the first 90 nights) you don't love your new mattress, call us at 800-821-6621. We will work with you to address your concerns. If we can't find a way to make you happy, we will take the mattress back, and refund your money, less shipping charges.

How long does it take to break in a memory foam mattress?

If your new mattress is made of memory foam, give it at least 60 days before you decide whether or not it's right for you. As a general rule, the higher the density of the memory foam, the longer the break-in period.

Does Tempur-Pedic take getting used to?

If you're used to a traditional mattress, your new Tempur-Pedic mattress may take some getting used to. As you sleep on the mattress, it will respond to your body weight and temperature, conforming to your body, and feeling more “natural“. This “break in“ period lasts for a couple of weeks.

Do you have to break in a Tempur-Pedic?

It can take a few weeks to get used to a new Tempur-Pedic pillow and for the pillow to adapt to you over time. During this time, the TEMPUR® cells are fully opening—so they can optimally adjust to temperature changes and weight.