Foam and Pocket Coil Mattresses Frequently Asked Questions

Foam and Pocket Coil Mattresses from Solo Mattress Canada

What makes Solo Mattresses unique?

All Solo Mattresses are high quality products sold at affordable prices. They are a perfect solution for students on a budget who still value a good night’s sleep. Both types of mattresses, foam and pocket coil, is manufactured in Europe, adhering to very high quality standards. They are delivered rolled in a box for convenience and easy transportation.

What type of materials are Solo Mattresses made from?

Solo Pocket Coil Mattress – knitted stretched fabrics, fresh siliconized fibers, layer of polyurethane foam, pocket – springs unit, layer of polyurethane foam
Solo Memory Foam Mattress - knitted stretched fabric, fresh siliconized fibers and memory foam cuts Core of Polyurethane Foam

What is the size/weight of Solo Mattresses?

Pocket Coil Mattresses conform to standard North American bed sizes. Here are the specifics:

Pocket Coil Mattresses
Twin 99 x 190 x 19cm 17 kgs 39” x 75” x 7.5 inches 38lbs
Double 137 x 190 x 19cm 23 kgs 54” x 75” x 7.5 inches 51lbs
Queen 152 x 203 x 19cm 27.5 kgs 60” x 80” x 7.5 inches 61lbs
King 193 x 203 x 19cm 33.6 kgs 76” x 80” x 7.5 inches 74lbs
Memory Foam Mattresses
Twin 99 x 190 x 19cm 10.5 kgs 39” x 75” x 7.5 inches 23lbs
Double 137 x 190 x 19cm 14.5 kgs 54” x 75” x 7.5 inches 32lbs
Queen 152 x 203 x 19cm 17.2 kgs 60” x 80” x 7.5 inches 38lbs
King 193 x 203 x 19cm 21.2 kgs 76" x 80" x 7.5 inches 47lbs

Is a Bed frame needed? If so, what type?

Solo Mattress Canada recommends putting your mattress on a stable, rigid base to supply the proper support for the mattress. It can be used on a box spring, slatted bed frame with slats no more than 4 inches apart.

How does Solo Mattresses compare to other mattresses?

Solo Pocket Coil Mattresses are high-quality double - sided pocket spring mattresses. This supporting structure creates one of the best Pocket Coil sleeping systems. The Solo Pocket Coil mattress is a product with high Pocket Coil properties which guarantees proper maintenance of the spine and provides great comfort. It has anti-allergic and anti-bacterial properties due to the high-quality special treated fabric. The Structure and materials of the Pocket Coil mattresses are: 7-Zoned Pocket spring, knitted stretch fabric, fresh fibers, and high quality mattress ticking.

Solo Memory Foam Mattresses are made using innovative technology which nestles the memory foam closest to the human body. This product has a specially designed quilting that strengthens the effect of memory foam. It is a thermo-sensitive foam, which reacts immediately to the temperature of the human body and takes its form and curves quickly. The Structure and materials of the Memory Foam mattresses are: High-elastic foam, Memory foam, non-woven spunbond material, fresh fibers, and high quality mattress ticking (anti-allergic, anti-mite)

How do the mattress models differ?

Solo Pocket Coil is a high quality double-sided pocket spring mattress. Solo Memory Foam is high quality mattress with two different sides of hardness. The medium side with memory foam (medium) and the harder side of polyurethane foam (medium-firm).

How can I clean my Solo Mattress?

Cleaning is easy, all you need to do is wipe it with a damp cloth.

Does my Solo Mattress require special sized sheets?

No, just standard size twin, double, queen, or king depending on your mattress size.

Do I need a mattress cover/protector?

It isn’t necessary to use a mattress cover with the mattress but if you are worried about pets, spills, etc., it can be beneficial to use one for protection.

Is there a break-in period?

It may take a few days or weeks to adjust to your Solo Mattress as it will be different from the mattress you are currently sleeping on.

Do I need to flip my Solo Mattress?

No unless you want to. With the Solo Memory Foam Mattress select the side the meets your firmness requirements.

How long can I keep my Solo Mattress in the box?

We suggest not leaving the mattress in the box for more than 1 year. After that time the fibres may degrade impacting the firmness of the mattress.

How do I unpack my Solo Mattress?

Your new Solo Bed will arrive as a compressed vacuum sealed roll that's protected in a shipping box - wrapped in plastic! All of our Solo Mattresses are compressed and vacuum sealed for shipping convenience and protection during shipping. They will inflate quickly to their original shape and will be unaffected by the compression process. Please allow 24-48 hours for your new Solo Mattress to re-inflate to full size.

  • Open box
  • Take rolled Solo Mattress out of box and place on top of the intended foundation.
  • Cut the plastic surrounding Solo Mattress. Be careful not to cut the mattress.
  • Solo Mattress will start to unroll.
  • Let Solo Mattress expand.

Once my Solo Mattress is out of the box, how long does it take to re-inflate?

This process only takes a few minutes, but may take 24-48 to be completely inflated.

Is the mattress certified?

Yes, they are certified according to OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class II Certificate.