Helix Sleep markets hybrid mattresses manufactured using polyfoam comfort systems, dual-layer covers, and pocketed coil support cores enhanced with polyfoam base layers. Helix Vs Zenhaven

Helix Sleep offers full mattress customization. Purchasers are requested to complete a survey that discusses their height, weight, firmness preferences, sleep position, and other options. Then based on these results, Helix Sleep will recommend one of the following 6 mattress models; each individual variant offers a one-of-a-kind combination of support and firmness:

  • Helix Sunset: ‘Soft’ firmness, targeted cushioning, and balanced support
  • Helix Moonlight: ‘Soft’ firmness, moderate cushioning, and additional support
  • Helix Midnight: ‘Medium’ firmness, targeted cushioning, and balanced support
  • Helix Dusk: ‘Medium’ firmness, moderate cushioning, and extra support
  • Helix Twilight: ‘Firm’ firmness, targeted cushioning, and balanced support
  • Helix Dawn: ‘Firm’ firmness, moderate cushioning, and additional support

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Helix Sleep mattresses with targeted cushioning conform closely, making them ideal for side sleepers. While those that have moderate cushioning don’t conform as much and are ideal for pretty much all sleep positions. Lighter individuals may feel most comfortable on models with balanced support, while those that weigh 130 lbs or more tend to favor the models with extra support.

Helix Sleep also markets 2 models with dual-firmness, the Helix Dual Balanced (with targeted cushioning and balanced support) and the Helix Dual Extra (with moderate cushioning and extra support). Both of these variants have one ‘Firm’ side and one ‘Soft’ side, which makes them suitable for couples with differing tastes. Last, the Helix Nightfall is a hybrid designed for bigger, heavier people. This mattress has an extra layer of memory foam for maximum support.

My review of Helix Sleep mattresses found that the customizable aspect accommodates sleepers with a large variety of body types and firmness preferences. The mattresses also provide strong edge support, isolate motion transfer nicely, and produce less noise than the normal hybrid. Helix Vs Zenhaven

Keep reading for my full review of Helix Sleep mattresses, including sleeper and performance evaluations, their delivery and return policies and everything else you have to know about these mattresses.

 

Construction Helix Vs Zenhaven

All 9 of the various iterations of the mattress will differ slightly in construction, but for 6 of the 9 variants, the construction should be fairly similar. The six core variants (listed above) are 10 inches tall, composed of 6 inches of individually wrapped coils and 4 inches of foam.

Helix mattresses vary in firmness and density depending on the foams used in order to achieve more/less support and more/less firmness. The four different foams utilized within Helix mattresses are high-grade polyurethane foam, memory foam, Helix Dynamic Foam, and a DuraDense Foam (aka support foam). Not all of the variants have all the foams – some only have 3 of the 4 – but it really shouldn’t matter much for the consumer. The foams are just levers that Helix Sleep can pull to be able to offer nine distinct versions (and hopefully have a mattress for everybody). Helix Vs Zenhaven

Below, I quickly talk about the construction (materials and quality) of your average Helix mattress, the Helix Midnight.

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Cover – Initially, all Helix mattresses come with the same cover, made of 100% polyester. I thought it to be thin and stretchy, allowing for some great breathability. But, if you would like something more amped up, you can choose to swap out the normal cover for the UltraCool one, which is composed of a phase change fabric to regulate heat.

Comfort Layer – On top, you will find a thick layer of memory foam. This material has a slow reaction to pressure, meaning you’re likely to experience some satisfying body contouring. While it might seem strange for a supposedly medium firmness bed to make use of a memory foam comfort layer, it’s important to remember that the presence of deep sinkage doesn’t always translate to softness; in fact, oftentimes it generates quite a firm feel.

Transition Layer – After sinking through the memory foam comfort layer, you will find a transition layer of poly foam. This layer of foam works to suppress the sinkage of the memory foam and set a supportive, medium firm feel as you hit the individually wrapped coils below.

Support Layer – The bulk of the mattress is made up of this segment of pocketed coils. This system brings a supportive lift into the structure, working to position the sleeper “on top” of the mattress, as opposed to “in it”. Since these coils are individually wrapped, they are also likely to allow additional breathability as air flows in between the spaces in the coils.

Base Layer – Last, you will discover a thin section of high-density poly foam. This section doesn’t really affect the feel of the bed too much, functioning mostly to give the individually wrapped coils something off of which to respond.

 

Firmness and Support

After having a look at the construction of the Helix mattresses, let’s talk about their varying firmness levels and feels.

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The firmness of the Helix will vary widely depending on the version you pick out. The Helix Midnight and Dusk, have moderate firmness levels, which tends to be very versatile and thus best-selling. If you are more particular, however, Helix Sleep is happy to provide you with additional choices.

Laying down on the Helix Midnight, the uppermost foam layer feels soft and generates some high quality body shaping, while the rest of the materials within the Midnight work to counteract this and make an overall firmer structure. The firmer support foams and pocketed coils also assist with re-positioning.

For back sleepers, there’s just enough good comfort material in the Midnight to conform to your lower spine while supporting your whole upper spine in a neutral position. For larger sleepers or people who want a firmer bed, there are two more choices for you in the Helix Dawn and Helix Twilight variants.

Most side sleepers should feel totally comfortable on the Midnight, but, if you’re wanting less pressure while still going with a flexible medium firmness, you may decide to take a look at the Helix Dusk, which uses a body-conforming latex-alternative foam that is breathable and gives the surface a small bit of bounce.

Side sleepers typically need to be more mindful of pressure because they sleep with all of their weight on a smaller area. People who are lighter than average or those in the market for lots of pressure relief may want to stay with the plusher models.

Stomach sleepers will feel supported in the Midnight, especially if this is not their main position or they tend to switch things up a lot. Firmer mattresses might be preferable for exclusive stomach sleepers so that they can ensure their hips don’t dip and over-arch their backbone.

Finally, Helix Sleep suggests Helix mattresses for sleepers around 350 pounds or partners who weigh a maximum of 250 pounds each. If you or your partner are significantly larger than average, Helix has also created a mattress called the Nightfall that’s made to accommodate a total weight of 1000 pounds.

Partners with different body types or tastes may also pick a dual comfort option that combines Firm with Plush.

Bear in mind that if none of these options feel right, you can always check out the four other mattresses in the newest collection: the Sunset (plush, softer than the Moonlight), Dusk (medium feel, slightly firmer compared to the Midnight), Twilight (firm, made for side sleepers), or Dawn (the firmest variant in the collection).

 

Motion Transfer

Next up, let’s chat about motion transfer, or the amount of disturbance that’s noticeable from 1 side of the bed to the other. While this is going to be significant for many people, those who sleep with a partner may find it particularly intriguing as it’ll illuminate just how bothered you may be by your partner’s nighttime movements. Helix Vs Zenhaven

Based on my observation, Helix surpasses expectations for hybrids in this space due to the quantity and quality of foam it contains, as well as the individually wrapped coils which help keep motion at its source. If you are a light sleeper concerned that motion from the opposite side of the bed will bother you, then you should not have much concern with this mattress. I’d say that any of the Helix mattresses would be a good choice for couples.

 

Sinkage

While purchasing a new mattress, most individuals wish to know whether they will feel as though they’re sinking “into” the it or laying “on top” of it.

Even though you’re going to experience a little immediate sinkage from the soft foam at the top, by the time you sink through these layers, you’ll hit the pocketed coils and feel fantastic support. This combination will appeal to a wide range of sleepers, but will suit stomach and back sleepers in particular.

 

Edge Support

Though I do feel the foam compress as I sit near the edge of the mattress, the pocketed coils stop the mattress from compressing a lot beyond that. I feel very secure sitting on the mattress.

In my view, Helix mattresses are well above average for edge support compared to other bed-in-a-box brands, which is because of their recently updated edges containing reinforcement in the coil system. There may be a little compression at the comfort foams when you sit with your entire weight on the side, but laying on the side will feel comfy and safe. Partners who need more space to stretch out normally love strong edges.

Lying down, I also feel like I can get near the edge of the bed without feeling like I will fall off or be ejected from the bed. Overall, I think the Helix mattress has nice edge support.

 

100 Night Sleep Trial

One of the best features of buying a bed-in-a-box online is the sleep trials they typically include. Helix Sleep is no different. You customize the mattress that is meant for you, place your order, and within two weeks, it is delivered to your home. From the moment you click to buy the mattress, you have 100 nights to test it out (minus the time for delivery, so it’s more like 90 nights). If it is not what you wanted, you can return it for free of charge, and receive a full refund.

If you do return the mattress, it isn’t resold or restocked. Actually, Helix locates a local place to donate it. If there is no way the company can find a way to donate your returned mattress, it’s recycled instead. Helix Vs Zenhaven

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Helix Warranty

The Helix Mattress includes an amazing 10-year warranty that covers defects, but it has limitations, exceptions, and the burden of proof is on the consumer (like most warranties). Needless to say, you should be the first owner of the mattress to make use of the warranty, and you need to be sure that you save your receipt as proof of purchase.

Provided that you follow all of the manufacturer’s expectations for use, your warranty is valid. That means you will need to use a suitable foundation (no adjustable bed frames or slats more than 4″ apart) and that you don’t use the Helix improperly – no jumping on the bed!

If your Helix begins to have an indentation of 1 inch or more, something that typically happens when low-density foams break down, you could qualify for a replacement or repair of your Helix.

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Helix Mattress: Pricing

If you’re convinced that a Helix Sleep mattress is ideal for you, you will find the size and pricing info below. But please bear in mind that these prices indicate standard pricing, and does not consider my special discount. Click here to receive my special discount and get up to $125 off your mattress now.

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Helix mattresses range from $600 to $1,440.

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What’s The Best Way To Care For Your Helix?

Helix mattresses require no flipping, but it’s suggested that you rotate the mattress perhaps a couple of times a year to keep it from wearing down from excessive sagging.

For routine cleaning, it’s advised to use cool water with gentle dish soap to clean any stains or dirt. Make certain to clean using soft circular movements, rather than rubbing.

 

Final Thoughts Helix Vs Zenhaven

If you are shopping for a mattress and aren’t quite certain what feel that you require, Helix’s quiz and Color Match system might be the secret to finding your best sleep with minimal hassle. Their amazing system, which relies on expert sentiment and artificial intelligence, was created to improve their customer’s sleep by giving a better match. Helix Vs Zenhaven

The features of the Helix were thoughtfully constructed to provide choices whether you were looking for a mattress that stays cool all night, in the event that you needed one to support your curves with a thick comfort system, or both! The pocketed coil unit should offer amazing edge support and movement transfer is at a minimum with their individually-wrapped construction.

I hope that I have given you some notion of what the average customer can expect from this bed, but it does provide a sensational range of customization with an option for literally every specific need or desire. Your next best sleep might just be a brief online quiz away.

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