Why you should have a mattress with a washable cover

March 16

Would you consider to buy a pair of pants or a shirt which you cannot wash? Silly question, you probably think and you’re fully right! However, how come that day by day probably thousands of people on this globe decide to buy a new mattress that does not have a removable and washable cover?

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The average period of use of a mattress is far above 10 years and you may imagine that there are many different kind of particles soiling the cover: Normal dust which is in the air, dust from the dust mite population on your mattress (the mattress is a preferred place to be for dust mites), urea that everyone emits by sweating and by the 0,3 to 0,5 liters of moisture one is evaporating through the skin every night - does not sound very appealing, does it? 


In fact, it sounds worse than it is because the “dirt” on your bed is normally not harmful except you suffer from a dust allergy. In such case you would definitely need a mattress with a washable cover. Many people are not recognizing the signs of a dust allergy which are similar to a cold and occur always after waking up. But anyway, wouldn’t it be a great feeling for all of us going to a fresh and clean bed every night? This is possible!

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10 years ago Bico of Switzerland has started to consequently provide all the mattresses with removable and washable covers. And in the meantime it has become a standard in the Swiss bedding industry - today hardly any mattress above a certain price point is being sold without this feature.

Visit the website of Swiss Sleep System and explore the range of mattresses which offer total hygiene and even special protection against dust mites. Needless to mention the outstanding ergonomic comfort and some other great functions like bed climate control which are integrated in Bico's mattresses. 

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Swiss Sleep System does not want to be just a trading company but also a knowledgeable partner for all those who care about good sleep and want to find their individual best sleep quality. Therefore, Martin Frutig, the sleep expert from Swiss Sleep System, is publishing frequently blogs for you.

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