Asked by: Isaias Cazurro
asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th February, 2020

Is a foundation necessary for a memory foam mattress?

It's a great question, but in short, YES, you do need a box spring for your memory foam mattress. All foam mattresses need to have some type of solid surface or foundation. Platform beds are designed to take the mattress only with no box spring/foundation.

Click to see full answer.

Herein, do memory foam mattresses need a foundation?

No. However, they do need a foundation— a solid structure with a flat surface or slats less than 3 inches apart. You have infinite styles of foundations to choose from, but for the most cooling sleep experience, you'll want a base with slats.

Beside above, is a box spring necessary for a memory foam mattress? Yes. Memory foam mattresses require a box spring if you use a metal bed frame. The metal frame can properly distribute your body weight + the weight of the mattress but only when placed on top of a box spring.

Herein, what type of foundation is best for memory foam mattress?

Best Memory Foam Mattress Foundation

Ranking Brand and Name Type
#1 Zinus Upholstered Diamond (Best-Quality) Slatted Wood
#2 Zinus 14-Inch Deluxe Wood (Stylish) Slatted Wood
#3 Zinus Upholstered Square (Best Air Circulation) Slatted Wood
#4 Zinus Premium Smartbase 18-In (Bestseller Steel Frame) Metal Frame

How do you make a memory foam mattress foundation?

Your Wood. Before you can start building anything, you need to make sure that you have all of the wood necessary for the job.

  • Step 2 - Create The Frame.
  • Step 3 - Add The Slats.
  • Step 4 - Add The Legs.
  • 29 Related Question Answers Found

    What is the best base for a mattress?

    Can you use a piece of plywood instead of a box spring?

    Can you put a memory foam mattress on a regular bed frame?

    Is box spring better than slats?

    What type of mattress is best for wooden slats?

    Is it OK to put a mattress on plywood?

    What can replace a box spring?

    What do you put under foam mattress?

    Do I need a foundation for a mattress?

    Can you put a mattress directly on slats?

    Can a memory foam mattress go on a slatted base?

    Do foam mattresses need to breathe?

    How can I raise my mattress?

    How do you fix a sagging memory foam mattress?