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Mattress Set Up

Can you put a Bear Mattress on a box spring?

Bear Mattress does not recommend using a traditional coil box spring because it does not provide the evenly distributed surface area needed for proper support. So, what should I rest my mattress on?

Updated 3 years ago by Steven

Do I need to flip a Bear mattress?

No. Our mattresses are built one-sided, so it shouldn't be flipped. Another great advantage of our foam technology is it's specifically engineered to hold up during its lifetime as is, but you may tr…

Erika Lang
Updated 2 years ago by Erika Lang

Do I need to let the mattress settle after opening?

No. Your mattress will be good to sleep on as soon as it fully expands. The mattress might take 24-48 hours to completely decompress depending on the length of time it was in the box.

Erika Lang
Updated 2 years ago by Erika Lang

Do the mattresses have a break-in period?

No, our products are great from the start! It will probably take you some time to adjust to the feel so we ask you to sleep on the mattress for at least 30 nights before you decide to keep or return…

Updated 3 years ago by Steven

How do I set up my mattress?

We recommend you set up the mattress with 2 people. Hybrid mattresses are best unwrapped within 3 weeks of delivery. An all-foam mattress like the Original is best unwrapped within 30 days of deliver…

Updated 4 months ago

How long can my mattress stay in the box?

The Hybrid should be opened within 3 weeks of delivery. The Pro and Original should be opened within 30 days of delivery.

Updated 3 years ago

What should I rest my mattress on?

Bear mattresses are designed to lay on any hard, flat surface. We highly recommend a foundation paired with a solid bed frame , a platform bed , or an adjustable bed base. We don't recommend using a…

Updated 2 years ago
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