What’s the Difference Between “Used” and “Refurbished” Mattresses?

by | May 17, 2021 | Ask the Expert, Beds & Mattresses, Furniture Brands, Furniture Costs, Furniture Stores, Second-Hand Furniture | 0 comments


I am thinking of buying a queen Tempur-luxebreeze from Mattress Firm. Are these new, used or refurbished? New is easily understood, but used and refurbished I don’t understand the difference. Can you help? This is a lot of money and would hate to be taken for a ride. Thank you,


May 30, 2020


Here is a link to a an FTC article about used and refurbished mattresses.

For questions about mattresses in general, check out Tuck.com.  They have information, reviews and comparisons of more than 100 mattress brands.

Personally, I would not recommend purchasing a used or refurbished mattress.

If budget is an issue, Amazon Basics (and other online mattress companies) offer acceptable quality mattresses for under $300 (queen-size.)

There are many excellent mattress brands available (for new queen-size mattresses) if you can afford to spend $1000 or more.

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Jeff Frank

Jeff Frank

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Jeff Frank is a 45 year  furniture industry veteran. He created this blog to provide detailed facts, inside information & advice for furniture shoppers. 




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