A small single mattress is a great choice for a small child's bed or for use with a trundle bed. With a slightly smaller surface area than a single mattress, 2' 6" mattresses can be used on traditional divan beds or with some adjustable beds.
With a wide choice of models available from Open Spring, pocket spring, memory foam, latex, or gel models, a carefully chosen mattress can make all the difference in getting a good night's sleep, every night.
Open spring 2' 6" mattresses are the most widely used type of support system today, a relatively inexpensive sleep solution, they vary in their gauge or thickness. At the premium end of the market, pocket spring small single mattresses contain hundreds of individual springs that are sealed in a fabric pocket and stitched together to provide an all over support system.
Memory Foam small single mattresses are renowned for their body contouring comfort, slowly responding to body temperature and weight. However, it is not recommended that children sleep on a memory foam mattress due to heat build-up. Gel mattresses, provide a cooler sleeping environment and are generally combined with traditional fillings, with the added bonus of being hyopallergenic.
Latex mattresses are a relatively new model on the market today. With their distinctive feel, latex mattresses are incredibly durable and the aerated, self-ventilated open cell interior of these models helps to disperse body moisture helping to maintain a consistently fresh, dry sleep surface.
For those that require a small single mattress for an adjustable bed there are a number of Orthopaedic mattresses available today. An increasingly popular choice, orthopaedic mattresses can offer the firmness you require, with cushion comforting softness to prevent pressure point build-up.