Mattress Foam Topper

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  1. RS_rob

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    So we've been getting to grips with our Sophie over the last 2-3 months & I've figured out the best way to set up the lounge bed this week & the good lady will test it out this weekend, however we still need a topper on this layout so I've been looking around & the prices vary from £49 up to silly money.

    We are after a topper with a cover & the bed is superking size any advice e welcomed also would be nice to know how other MH owners set there beds up is do you use just a topper & do you mess around putting a sheet on the bed.

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    Rob.
     
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    We use a memory foam topper on our fixed bed - wasn't cheap as is a deep one - but worth every penny:Smile:

    Probably wouldn't suit a bed you have to make up as they don't exactly fold up small - but if you can store it - well worth it.
     
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    We have a memory foam mattress topper and it is worth the world for that little bit of extra comfort.
    We always left ours on the bed.
     
  4. RS_rob

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    Thanks guys but I really need to hear from the non fixed bed clan :Wink:
     
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    We use a super king duvet as a mattress topper and then a fitted sheet. In the morning we just lift the corners and roll it up. This makes fitting it the next night very easy.
    Graham:thumb:
     
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    Hi Rob we use a memory phone topper purchased from the traders at the Lincoln show about £50, we always travel with 2 duvets one for under one for over all roll up in minutes without struggling to tuck sheets in etc , :Smile:

    sue
     
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    Hi Rob we have toppers that was one 6'6" sq this proved to be a pain to store, so I cut it into 3 at 2'2" and had it recovered --it all now rolls up and stores in either one overhead locker (tight squeeze) or mainly in the over cab locker along with 3 single quilts and sheets -the sheets are simply thrown on top of the memory toppers --it's a woman thing that she would not sleep directly on the covered topper :Wink:
    Be aware there are places out there that sell/claim to be memory toppers say 50 mm (2 ins) deep that are in fact only 15 mm memory foam and 35 mm normal spongy foam stuck to it :Eeek:
    terry
     
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    we use two single mattress toppers
    should be a selection available if you are going to Peterborough Show:Smile::Smile:
     
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    Hi rob, we have two long bench seats which pull out and join to make a king bed.
    We have 2 duvalays, this is a mattress topper and duvet combined. We leave these unrolled on the seats with a throw on during the day. At bed time we simply pull the bed together fold the throws up and jump in.

    There would be nowhere else in our van to store a mattress topper or the duvalays they are the size of dustbins when rolled up!
     
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    We use a memory foam topper with a fitted sheet on our pull out bed. The sheet is left on the topper, it's folded and rolled and the whole thing is stored in the wardrobe, along with a quilt.
     
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    Similar situation with us. We have 2 fixed single beds and we have both come to the conclusion that they are too hard for us. Firm mattresses are OK when you are young but our bed at home is softer and we like it that way.

    Looked around and decided on 50mm memory foam. Both our beds are 85cm wide and one of them is 198cm long (one is shorter!). Duvalay toppers are expensive (£89 each) and are not wide enough to fit either bed, and are not long enough to fit the longer bed. Toppers for standard single beds are too wide, but not long enough. Looked at our local foam shop but they wanted £60 each.

    So we looked on Ebay and decided to buy a Superking sized one that we could cut down into two toppers of the correct size. Total of £47.50 including delivery. Bought it Tuesday from Southern foam in Horsham (they are on Ebay and Amazon) and it was delivered a few minutes ago. All looks good and all we need to do is cut it to the correct sizes and put it under our existing mattress cover. If you want a cover they will sell you one, but we didn't need it with our fixed beds.
     
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    We have a fixed bed and I cut an old thick duvet to the right shape and size as a mattress topper. When we had a caravan with a bed we had to make up we used two duvets , one under and one over. Very comfy
     
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    We use a topper on our fixed bed. Purchased off the Net @ approx £80. This on top of the sprung base and sprung mattress seems to have sorted sleep problems out.
    Can't put any more on as my nose will be scraping the roof. :)
     
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    Thanks all :Cool:

    We've got a 2 in 1 goose down duvet that we bought & its uber warm & currently use a double sleeping bag as the topper but its not enough. Might take the home duvet this weekend as a topper but thats 2 massive duvets & I know we will be too hot in it.

    Was thinking of the eBay route & cut one down as mentioned above as I also have found this this the only matching size as duvalay & any single combo is to big or too small in one way or another.
     
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    [ame="http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170571754135&var=470012914165"]This is a link[/ame] to the one I got
     
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    Not sure what happened to my post above, but I was trying to give you a link to what I bought
     
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    We have a memory foam topper that we bought at the Malvern show last year. It folds up fairly well for storing in the over-cab.

    We use this with a king-size sleeping bag.
     
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    What thickness did you go for ?
     
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    5cm (2"). Our beds are quite high so we did not want to make it too high. Will cut and fit it over the weekend and we will see from our trip to Peterborough if it is better.
     
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    Nice one let me know how it goes I can't make Peterborough as I'm in Wales swimming in white water rapids & learning how not to drown :thumb:
     
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