A good quality mattress with the right bed base aids deeper more refreshing sleep by giving you better support. When buying a new small double mattress it’s important to check that it is the correct fit for your chosen bedstead or divan base. Even if you decide to shop for a new mattress for an existing small double divan base, it's worth checking that the two fit together as manufacturers make beds and mattresses in different sizes.
An inexpensive option small double open coil mattresses are the most widely used type and a great entry level solution. Or if you'd prefer a more luxurious feel, a good quality 4' pocket spring mattress will contain hundreds of individual springs resulting in a highly supportive system.
Some pocket sprung models may also combine latex which has a distinctive, resilient feel and incredibly durable. The aerated, self-ventilated open cell interior of a 4' small double latex mattress helps to disperse body moisture helping to maintain a consistently fresh, dry sleep surface, making them a great choice for allergy sufferers.
Similarly, a 4' memory foam mattress is hypoallergenic and antimicrobial and renowned for their body contouring comfort. Allowing the best natural sleeping posture with pressure evenly distributed across the mattress area, memory foam mattresses offer relief for back, neck and joint pain.
A fairly recent addition to the mattress market is the gel layered or gel-infused mattress. Generally combined with traditional fillings, a small double gel mattress has a distinctive feel to that of the traditional memory foam design.
For those that need that additional back support, a good quality 4' orthopaedic mattress will offer the firmness you require, with cushion comforting softness to prevent pressure point build-up.