Asked by: Francy Talsi
asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th April, 2020

Can a memory foam mattress be used without a box spring?

You can place a memory foam mattress on a platform bed without a box spring. The internal slats within the foundation will provide proper support for you and your mattress.

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Regarding this, is a foundation necessary for a memory foam mattress?

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.

Also Know, do you really need a box spring? Unless your bed frame still uses slats for support, you do not need a box spring, according to Orders. Box springs were first invented to help absorb shock since mattresses themselves were so much thinner back then. All you need is a solid platform underneath your mattress for support.

Also asked, what can I use instead of a box spring?

7 Alternatives to Box Springs

  • Memory Foam Mattress.
  • Innerspring Mattress.
  • Hybrid Mattress.
  • Platform Bed.
  • Adjustable Bed.
  • Slats.
  • Nothing.

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

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