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Cons of Using an Airbed Mattress

An airbed is very different from an air mattress on the college floor. There are high-quality airbeds available now. Many of them can even be adjusted to each side, so you and your partner can build a personalized sleep experience if they have different preferences. Airbeds looks like your bed, mostly made of foam layers. You don't have to think about it slumping over time – unlike a typical mattress! For more information visit


  • Long Assembly

A larger permanent/fixed-use inflatable color mattress can take 30 to 60 minutes and two people to assemble. However, the only thing you need to think about once completed is whether you want to increase or decrease the air.

  • Pump Noise

Some owners complain about noisy pumps, but typically they are just in-budget brands. Considering that pumps are used mainly for inflating and deflating, it is likely that you will not be using them very much.

  • Replacement of Pumps

Due to the mechanical design and the dependency on the integrated pump, you would need to fix the system by cost or guarantee it becomes defective if you want an external pump instead of an inflatable mattress.

  • Less Warranty

Warranties are usually shorter than latex and intra-spring warranties, but you will have to pay for a PVC bed structure or pump if a defect occurs. Nowadays, however, the cost of a new repair is usually the same, so you better look for a new replacement than pay for a patch.

  • Regulation of Temperature

One of the problems with using an airbed is that it can be harder to adjust the body temperature. It is made from vinyl, which is not suitable for breathing. Due to this, the heat that your body produces during the night cannot be dispersed. The outside temperature captures the inside air. It could result in an uneasy and sweaty sleep at higher temperatures. In winter, the air inside becomes colder, which could make you feel cold. The best way to combat all of these problems is to put a membrane between you and the surface of the bed. It may be in the form of a few cotton sheets or blankets in summer or a mattress top in winter.

  • Mattress Maintenance

Many mattresses are low maintenance. For instance, you need to flip your regular coil choice now and then ensure that wear is more even. The inflatable ones are not the case.

You will need to ensure it is sufficiently airy and that the hole is easily fixed. They flatten naturally over time and need to fill up, even though there are no holes. This allows them to be maintained higher.

  • Level of Comfort

Not everybody is too easy to sleep on. As discussed above, support levels might not be very high, which may lead you to sleep and not sleep very comfortably. There is no profound contour support, and there is also not much pressure relief.

  • Sleeping With a Partner

One of the major drawbacks is that you would have a lot of movement transfer while sleeping with someone else. It is unavoidable – the other person is irritated every time you or your partner travel. This can make it hard for you to rest properly during the night, mainly if you sleep lightly.