In the sunny Golden State, we’re probably all hot sleepers. What’s out there that can help you stay cool as a cucumber and get your Zzzzs as you should? Well, the first thing to check is your pillow. Does it ease your problem or exacerbate it? Considering that your favorite custom mattress manufacturer in San Diego, (wink wink), is now offering premium custom pillows, we have not only expanded our offer but also our knowledge of the best sleeping products.
Why do they get hot in the first place?
The heart of the problem is lack of breathability. Sometimes it’s the nature of the material itself that is not very breathable and is often the type of pillow. For example, a memory foam pillow, which is great for support, is very thick and doesn’t allow for much ventilation. That is, if we are talking about a molded memory foam pillow. Because shredded memory foam pillows, on the other hand, fair much better when it comes to air flow. The same goes for natural latex pillows. While molded latex pillows may get hot for some sleepers, the shredded version performs much better in that respect.
Feather/down pillows and polyfoam ones are known to get hot to varying degrees.
What can you do about a hot pillow?
The quick fix is to flip it to the cool side, which I’m sure you’ve done more than once. Unfortunately, that’s not the best way to sleep. It means you’ll still be waking up from time to time, ultimately disrupting your sleep.
You’ll also find that the market has quite a number of accessories to offer for hot sleepers. You’ll find water pads, gel pads and all sorts of pillows and pillow add-ons. Now, this is a game of hit and miss, as there’s a lot of conflicting reviews. With some solutions, you have to give up support, with others you can’t be sure if there is in any off-gassing. If you feel like experimenting, you could give these accessories a go.
You can resort to tricks like freezing your bedding before you go to bed or freezing your pillow. There’s also the printed T-shirt gimmick – pull the T-shirt over your pillow, print side up. The print should stay cool as you sleep on it. The downside is that the print may feel itchy on your face or you may get up with an imprint on your face, (careful which T-shirt you choose).
You can also turn up the AC if you don’t mind the bills or you can turn on a fan. Boost the effectiveness of the fan with a bowl of ice cubes placed in front of it.
Check whether your pillow case is breathable. You should go for natural materials like cotton or wool.
Finally – get a high-quality pillow.
Get a superb custom pillow from your top-trusted custom mattress manufacturer in San Diego
Mattress Makers now offers you the option to get a high-quality pillow with a filling of your choice and the amount of filling to your taste, so you can get the best amount of support and coziness as you recharge your batteries. What we offer you are the following fillings:
- Buckwheat hulls
- Shredded natural latex
- Shredded memory foam
- Shredded polyfoam
- Down feathers
If you read the article carefully, you’ll have seen that the first two options are the best for hot sleepers. However, other fillings are also great and may work for you just as well. We know that these pillows can make you a happy sleeper, because we only provide products that are top-quality and behind which we can stand. Every pillow purchase gives you a 5-year re-fluffing and adjustment guarantee. We put our money where our mouth is – check out our reviews and you’ll see it’s true. With a business model and passion that sets us apart from others, Mattress Makers is your best custom pillow and custom mattress manufacturer in San Diego!