Asked by: Alona Lemus
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th May, 2020

How long can you store a memory foam mattress on its side?

Don't store the mattress on its side. It is unable to support itself in this position; therefore, position it flat on the floor. If you lie your mattress on its side, the bottom part may contract. If too long, it will be hard to set it back to its original shape and may permanently have lumps.

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Also to know is, can I store a memory foam mattress on its side?

Lay the memory foam mattress flat. Do not store a memory foam mattress on its side; memory foam mattresses cannot bear their own weight in this position. Storing a memory foam mattress on its side will cause the foam to take on a hunched shape which may be permanent.

One may also ask, how long can you keep a memory foam mattress in the box? 2 months

Besides, is it bad to store a mattress on its side?

It is okay to move the mattress on its side, but for storage, it is better to store flat as the coils and inner workings could shift by storing it on its side over a long period of time. You can also store the mattress on top of flat furniture.

Does heat ruin memory foam?

Tempting as it may be to warm your memory foam mattress as quickly as possible with a hot water bottle or electric blanket/heating pad, we advise you not to do so. Such direct applications of heat can damage the memory foam material and not only compromise its performance but also shorten its overall lifespan.

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