GORV - Digital Magazine Issue #58 - Page 54

Campers with wind-up roofs will often be supplied with a foam mattress as standard .
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FOAM VS SPRING MATTRESS WORDS : MARGOT MORA

KITING OUT YOUR RV WITH THE RIGHT MATTRESS IS AN IMPORTANT DECISION . FIND OUT THE DIFFERENCES AND PROS AND CONS OF SPRING AND MEMORY FOAM MATTRESSES .

You should never compromise comfort when sleeping , especially in an RV . Nobody wants to get taken out of commission by lower back problems while they ’ re trying to enjoy life on the road . Having a supportive mattress is especially important if you ’ re driving long distances . Spending hours on end sitting at the steering wheel is not good for your body ; you need to take every chance you can get to give your back some relief .
So should you opt for spring or foam ?
DIFFERENT KINDS OF FOAM MATTRESSES
With foam mattresses , like with anything else , the quality is directly related to the expense . You can get a slab of filling foam for next to nothing , which will give you some insulation and protection . However , your back and joints will suffer tremendously . On the other hand , memory foam mattresses provide excellent support , but are much more expensive .