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As the bed industry continues to grow, there are now countless brands and materials to choose from when it comes to mattresses. For customers, this abundance of choice can often lead to confusion and uncertainty. With different prices and features, it can be difficult to know where to begin when searching for a new bed.
However, help is at hand! In this blog post, we will simplify the process for you by comparing three popular brands - Emma mattress vs IKEA, and DFI We'll look at the background of each brand, break down their individual mattress offerings, and highlight what's included with each purchase. By the end of this post, you'll have a better idea of which brand and mattress is the right fit for you.
Emma is a mattress and bedding accessories company that was founded in Germany. The company was started by 3 friends who wanted to create a mattress that was comfortable, supportive and affordable for customers. Since then, Emma has grown to become one of the leading mattress brand in Europe. Their product is sold in over 25 countries worldwide.
The Emma mattress is made up of three layers of foam. The top layer is made of breathable foam which is designed to regulate temperatures, the second layer is made of pressure-relieving memory foam which moulds to the body shape to provide support and reduce pressure points.
The bottom layer is made of supportive foam and pocket springs which provide stability and motion isolation.
In terms of firmness, Emma really only comes in one firmness level which is medium-firm.
Emma mattresses are priced from approximately €499 to €599
Everyone’s preferences can be different and some customers may find the Emma mattress more comfortable than others.
However the mattress has received positive reviews for its comfort from many customers and the company also offers a 200-night trial period to ensure customers try the mattress in the comfort of their own home.
The durability of the Emma mattress is generally considered to be good. The mattress is designed to be made of high-quality materials that are resistant to wear and tear and the company offers a 10-year warranty on their mattresses too.
The delivery of an Emma mattress may vary depending on location. When ordering on the website the mattress does say typically dispatched within 2-4 days then it will be with transit after that so it could be up to 7-10 days before you receive your Emma mattress.
Ikea is a Swedish furniture and home goods retailer. The company is known for its flat-pack furniture that customers have to assemble themselves as well as its affordable prices and modern designs. IKEA operates in 400 stores over 50 countries around the world including Europe America, Asia and Australia.
The materials in an IKEA mattress can vary depending on the specific model and type of mattress. However many of their mattresses feature a combination of foam / springs. IKEA mattresses are known for using polyurethane foam, memory foam and latex foam.
The firmness of an IKEA mattress can vary depending on the specific model and type of mattress. IKEA offers a range of mattresses with different levels of firmness to accommodate different sleeping preferences.
Similar to the firmness, again it all depends on the specific model. The IKEA mattress roughly can start from €199 to €899.
Customer reviews of IKEA mattresses can be generally very mixed. People sometimes think the cheapest products are also very cheap in quality and comfort while the more expensive mattresses can be found comfortable and provide good support. As always it comes down to the customers preferences and needs.
IKEA mattresses are designed to last for a number of years with proper use and care. Some mattresses have different materials which can be more resilient and long-lasting than others. For example the latex can be more durable than the foam.
IKEA offers a range of delivery options for customers in Ireland. This can include standard delivery, express delivery and click and collect.
Standard delivery can vary from 3-7 days while express delivery can be 1-3 days. Click and collect allows customers to order online and pick up their mattress from an IKEA store at a time that is convenient for them.
DFI Beds is a family run business and home to Ireland’s largest online bedding retailer. With over twenty years in the online bedding business, DFI Beds understand the importance of high quality product and great service at an affordable price. Handmade in their own Irish factory, they produce a range of mattresses, bed frames and bedding accessories with free express delivery all over Ireland.
DFI Beds offer a variety of mattresses with different materials, constructions and firmness levels to suit different sleeping preferences and needs. The specific materials used in a DFI mattress can depend on the model and type of mattress. Some mattresses use memory foam which is designed to mould to the shape of your body while other models can feature pocket springs or coil springs, which provide the support and stability needed in your mattress. Some DFI mattresses use a combination of both materials to provide a balance of support and comfort.
DFI Beds offer a range of mattresses with different levels of firmness, from soft to medium to firm, each mattress is designed to accommodate each customer preference. For example, some mattresses have a soft-medium level of firmness which can provide more4 cushioning and comfort. These mattresses may be suitable for side sleepers or those who prefer a softer sleeping surface. Customers always have a wide range of options to choose from to help with their needs.
DFI Beds provide great quality products at affordable prices. We have an option to suit everyone. Whether it is for a spare room or a child or for two adults, the dog and 3 children to sleep in it, we do our best to accommodate all customers. Our prices can start from €249 and go right up to €699 being the top of the range mattress.
With the wide range of options giving to suit each induvial and their needs, DFI Beds always aims to provide high quality comfortable mattresses. They give customers the option to pay on delivery which isn’t common with many companies so the customer is confident enough to try the mattress out on delivery before paying.
This has proven to be hugely popular amongst our customers as they love the fact they don’t have to pay online and then dread the fact the mattress might come and they don’t find it comfortable.
We also have our sleep experts online and on the phone as well as our showroom to help customers with any questions they may have. Not only do our sleep experts help out, but we find our 500 5* reviews also put customers minds at ease and they find having real life people leaving reviews on each mattress also boosts confidence the comfort of DFI’s mattresses.
All of DFI Beds mattresses are made up of materials that are durable and long-lasting. DFI Beds provide every single mattress with warranty that if there is any manufacturer issues within the years of receiving the mattress, we are able to take this back and exchange free of charge.
We aim to make the customers experience as easy as possible in terms of customer service, product quality, delivery and aftercare, this is where our aftersales team and warranty always keeps the customers mind at ease.
Proper maintenance can also prolong the life of the mattress, this is why we send out a care instruction leaflet with every single mattress as well as the option for the customer to add a mattress protector for half price too.
DFI Beds offer Free Express Delivery within 3-7 days all over Ireland.
Of course the choice between an IKEA mattress, an Emma mattress and a DFI mattress depends on personal preferences and budget.
I would always advise to chat to a sleep expert about your options, visit a showroom and see what suits best as everyone is different.