I’m hoping someone can help me with a question about latex mattresses. I searched, but didn’t find this particular question addressed in the forums. Thank you all for the great information I’ve used so far in my quest for a new mattress! I’ve landed here a lot lately in my quest for a new mattress and the information is invaluable.
My local mattress factory store offers a Dunlop “medium firmness” latex mattress that feels comfortable and body-conforming in the showroom, even more comfortable for me than their Dunlop/Talalay combo. The Dunlop description says
“Naturally formed Dunlop latex core and covered with an organic cotton and wool cover”.
The materials list says “C2 Natural Dunlop Latex Core, 6 inches; Organic cotton cover 2 layers of Joma wool quilted”
and indicates that the latex is made in Mountain Top PA.
The Combo mattress, described as “firm firmness” has “C4 Natural Dunlop Latex Core, 6 inches, plus 24 ILD Natural Talalay Topper 2” with the same organic cotton and Joma wool cover. To me the combo feels bouncy and not as body-conforming as I can feel the space between the bed and the hollow of my back. I can’t feel any space lying on the 100% Dunlop.
Can anyone tell me the difference between “C2” and “C4” Dunlop?
Although my initial feeling is to go with the 100% Dunlop, I’d like to feel more certain that it’s at least as durable as the Combo, if not more.
I need to replace 2 king size beds so it’s a significant investment and I’m concerned about making the right decision.
Details if useful: sleepers are average height, average weight, combination sleepers who’ve had some poor sleep and back/hip pain issues with the current old non-latex mattresses.
Thanks so much for any and all insights! :