When Should You Replace Items in Your Bedroom?

Spring is the perfect season to think about replacing worn-out items. In the spirit of spring cleaning, take a look around your bedroom and consider how long you’ve had various items. If your mattress, pillows, or sheets are aging poorly, you can head over to the local mattress store to refresh your bedroom. A new bed and new bedding can make a world of difference for the quality of your sleep.


The average mattress likely won’t last longer than 10 years, unless it’s located in a rarely used guestroom. Yours may have a shorter lifespan, depending on the materials it’s made from and the type of usage it gets. Memory foam mattresses tend to last around seven years, and latex beds can usually last for eight. Other factors do apply, however. If you have a sleep partner, the extra stress on the mattress can wear it out faster. People with heavier body types are likely to wear out a mattress faster too, especially if it’s a memory foam bed. Even if you aren’t sure how old your mattress is, it’s definitely time to replace it if it’s no longer comfortable.


High-quality pillows that are well taken care of can last for quite a few years, but most pillows will only last one to two years before they need to be replaced. Pillows have such a short lifespan because they are exposed to hair, dead skin cells, and body oil every single night. Pillows are also attractive homes for dust mites, which are an allergen for many people.


Sheets tend to hold their quality and comfort for about two years. After this point, the fibers break down. You’ll notice that the sheets look worn, and they won’t offer a comfortable feel any longer. Consider purchasing multiple sets of high-quality sheets. Rotating their turn on the bed will help your sheets last longer.

If your bedroom is overdue for a makeover, head over to Mancini’s Sleepworld. Our mattress stores offer everything you need for a comfortable night’s sleep, and we can be found in 33 convenient locations in northern California. Get in touch with a friendly staff member at (800) 647-5337 if you have any questions.

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