Mattresses are expensive! Protect your investment with a mattress pad, mattress protector, or mattress topper to extend the life of your bed. Mattress pads and protectors are ideal for keeping your mattress free of spills, dirt, bed bugs, dust mites, and other common household allergens.
Most of our mattress protective covers carry a 10-year warranty and feature an array of comfort solutions. They come from the best names in the bedding business like Bedgear, Malouf, Dreamtex, and more.
Shop our assortment of mattress protectors, mattress pads, and mattress toppers today to find the perfect mattress cover for your lifestyle and comfort preferences!
Q. Can you wash a mattress cover? How to wash mattress cover?
A. Yes, it’s recommended to wash your mattress cover every couple of times that you wash your linens. Not as often as your sheets, but still regularly. Check the label for washing instructions, but generally you’ll want to do a delicate cycle and include other linens with the cover when you wash it, especially if it’s a waterproof cover.
Q. Can bed bugs go through a plastic mattress cover?
A. No, bed bugs cannot get through a plastic mattress cover as long as it fully encases the mattress.
Q. What is a mattress cover?
A. A mattress cover goes on top of your mattress and under your sheets to add comfort and/or protection to your mattress. The types of mattress covers are pads, protectors, and toppers, each of which has a slightly different purpose. Pads offer an extra layer of comfort and some protection, protectors offer the best protection for your mattress, and toppers are mainly for adding comfort.
Q. Should you put a cover on a cooling mattress?
A. Yes, you’ll still want a protector on your cooling mattress but you’ll want to make sure you get one that won’t block the cooling technology. If it’s thin and breathable, without a plastic feel, it won’t take away from the feel of your mattress. You can also get cooling covers, which will add to the cooling effects of your mattress.
Q. Do cooling mattress pads work?
A. It’ll depend on the quality of the brand, so check the reviews, but many cooling mattress pads are very effective at keeping you from overheating. Try the Ver-Tex protector from Bedgear, it feels cool to the touch.
Q. Do I need a mattress pad?
A. While you don’t need a mattress pad, you do need a protector. A mattress pad can act as a protector as long as it’s waterproof. Read more about why you should always protect your mattress in our mattress protection guide.