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Tempur-Pedic mattresses and pillows have some of the highest satisfaction ratings in their categories—people just love them. And we know you will too. Here are some tips to help you adjust to your new product, and get your best night’s sleep.

If you have questions about your Tempur-Pedic product not covered here, please contact us.

Getting used to the feel

If you’re used to a traditional mattress, your new Tempur-Pedic mattress may feel different at first. But don’t worry—you and your mattress will adjust to each other. As you sleep on the mattress, it will respond to your body weight and temperature, conforming to your body, and feeling more “natural“. This “break in“ period lasts for a couple of weeks. During this time, the TEMPUR cells are fully opening—so they can optimally adjust to temperature changes and weight.

It’s important to note that after it’s completely broken in, your mattress retains the responsiveness it has straight from the factory for years to come.

That "new product" smell

Some people notice a slight odor to their new mattress—this can come from our TEMPUR material manufacturing process. This smell is normal and usually disappears before the product reaches you. Sometimes, however, this smell may still be noticeable. It usually disappears after a few weeks. It can help to take the steps recommended in “Break in period“ below; that will help the TEMPUR material cells fully open and release the smell.

Adjusting to room temperatures

Tempur-Pedic mattresses are sensitive to temperature—that’s what helps them conform to your body and give you that famous support. In rooms of 65° F or less, your mattress will feel a bit firmer, but when you lie on it, it will respond to your body temperature and become softer.

Break in period

You can speed up the break-in period by simply spending time in bed: reading, watching TV or playing with the kids or grandkids. The extra movement will help the cells in the TEMPUR material to fully open (some may have remained closed after manufacturing). As they open, they are able to “breathe“ and respond to weight and temperature, but they always return to their original shape.

Getting used to the feel

If you’re used to a traditional pillow, your new Tempur-Pedic pillow may feel different at first, typically more firm than what you’re used to. But don’t worry—you and your pillow will adjust to each other. As you sleep on the pillow, it will respond to your weight and temperature, conforming to your head and neck, and feeling more “natural“. This “break in“ period lasts for a couple of weeks. During this time, the TEMPUR cells are fully opening—so they can optimally adjust to temperature changes and weight.

It’s important to note that after it’s completely broken in, your pillow retains the responsiveness it has straight from the factory. The TEMPUR cells offer their conforming support for years to come.

That “new product“ smell

Some people notice a slight odor to their new pillows—this can come from our TEMPUR material manufacturing process. This smell is normal and usually disappears before the product reaches you. Sometimes, however, this smell may still be noticeable. It usually disappears after a few days. It can help to take the steps recommended in “Break in period“ below; that will help the TEMPUR material cells fully open and release the smell.

Adjusting to room temperatures

Tempur-Pedic pillows are sensitive to temperature—that’s what helps them conform to your body and give you that famous support. In rooms of 65° F or less, your pillow will feel a bit firmer, but when you lie on it, it will respond to your body temperature and become softer.

Break in period

There are simple things you can do to speed up the break-in period. Try these tips:

  • Sit on or lean against the pillow while watching television or reading
  • “Roll“ the pillow from one end to the other (as you would a sleeping bag), and unroll it; repeat starting from the other end

In both cases, the movement will help the cells in the TEMPUR material to fully open (some may have remained closed after manufacturing). As they open, they are able to “breath“ and respond to weight and temperature, but they always return to their original shape.

Getting used to the feel

If you’re used to a traditional mattress, your new Tempur-Pedic mattress topper may feel different at first. But don’t worry—you and your topper will adjust to each other. As you sleep on the mattress topper, it will respond to your body weight and temperature, conforming to your body, and feeling more “natural“. This “break in“ period lasts for a couple of weeks. During this time, the TEMPUR cells are fully opening—so they can optimally adjust to temperature changes and weight.

It’s important to note that after it’s completely broken in, your mattress topper retains the responsiveness it has straight from the factory. The TEMPUR cells offer their conforming support for years to come.

That “new product“ smell

Some people notice a slight odor to their new mattress topper—this can come from our TEMPUR material manufacturing process. This smell is normal and usually disappears before the product reaches you. Sometimes, however, this smell may still be noticeable. It usually disappears after a few weeks.

Adjusting to room temperatures

Tempur-Pedic mattress toppers are sensitive to temperature—that’s what helps them conform to your body and give you that famous support. In rooms of 65° F or less, your mattress topper will feel a bit firmer, but when you lie on it, it will respond to your body temperature and become softer.

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