Buying Guide: Mattress Accessories

So, you’ve purchased the right mattress and you’re wondering… what now? What else can I do to upgrade my sleep experience and get better sleep?

Your bedroom is a blank canvas and the right mattress accessories can give your room (and your rest!) a much-needed refresh. The next time you’re upgrading your sleep space, use this handy mattress accessories buying guide to make the most of your money and your bedroom.

The Best Bed Accessories for Your Sleep Space

1. Box Springs

The first item on our must-get list of bed accessories? A box spring or foundation. Setting up your mattress with a box spring may be just what your sleep space needs to take it to the next level. A box spring can help your mattress maintain shape, make it easy to get in and out of bed and give you a little extra support.

2. Pillows

When you’re creating your perfect bedroom, never underestimate the importance of the pillow. Where you lay your head can be crucial to how you drift off every night. As a good rule of thumb, you should replace your pillow every two years. Whether you like the plush nature of a down pillow or the cool temp of a gel pillow, there’s a perfect pillow for every person. Before you start your pillow-shopping, consider how the right one can mean the difference between a good and bad night’s sleep. The Lux Memory Foam pillow is one we recommend, but to each their pill-own. Take it from us: the softer the pillow, the sweeter the dreams.

3. Adjustable Beds

Interested in taking your bed to new heights? An adjustable bed, also known as an adjustable base, may be right for your sleep space. An adjustable bed is a movable foundation that helps elevate your sleep experience, literally! With moving head and/or foot capabilities, you’ll have more control over how you sleep. Plus, you can reap the added ergonomic benefits of sleeping in a reclined position, like increased blood circulation. An adjustable bed is ideal for side and back sleepers and for people who suffer from back pain. With an adjustable bed, relaxation is the motivation.

4. Mattress Protectors

A mattress protector, unlike a mattress topper, is a good way to shield your investment from the daily wear and tear a bed experiences. A protector is an easy way to avoid a dirty mattress, helping protect your bed from airborne allergens, dust mites and other bacteria. The Sleepy’s Basic Waterproof Mattress Protector is one that’s sure to be a good match for your mattress. So, if you’re interested in extending the life of your bed, a mattress protector should be at the top of your list.

5. Bed Sheet

No sleep sanctuary is complete without the perfect set of bed sheets. From microfiber to linen, cotton to flannel, bed sheets add the extra comfort we need to sleep soundly every night. Whether you like your sheets to feel silky, smooth, soft, warm or all of the above, finding the best sheets for your sleep style is key to getting the rest you need any deserve. If you’re looking to upgrade your sleep space to include a set of the best sheets, check out one of our best sellers, the Brookside Microfiber Sheet Set, for a sleep like you’ve never experienced before

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Mattress Firm has thousands of stores nationwide, so we’ll always be minutes away from most homes in America. Head into your area’s Mattress Firm or shop online at to get the best bed at the best value any time.

About The Author

The Daily Dozers The Daily Dozers are the mattress experts behind The Daily Doze, pooling their knowledge to bring you all that you need to know about what’s right under your head (literally). The Daily Dozers are team members who have been embedded in the mattress industry for years, whether that’s at one of our thousands of neighborhood stores, or in our hometown of Houston at BedQuarters. These product experts can answer any question you might have about your bed. From ‘what size mattress do I need for my room?’ to ‘how do I know if I need an adjustable base?’ – there’s no topic too tired for The Daily Dozers. Even better? The Daily Dozers work together with The Savvy Savers to make sure you’re getting the bed you want, at a price you can’t find anywhere else.

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