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The Casper Element is an all-foam model constructed of polyfoam and memory foam.
A knit polyester cover has a zipper, allowing the owner to remove it for easier spot cleaning. However, Casper does not recommend machine washing or drying the cover since it may shrink.
The comfort layer consists of 2 inches of polyfoam. This material conforms to the sleeper’s body without as much hug as most memory foam, giving it a slightly springier feel. Since the material also has a lower density than memory foam, it allows more air circulation, which can help the bed sleep cooler. A transition layer of 1.5 inches of memory foam cradles the sleeper for extra pressure relief. It also prevents the sleeper from sinking in against the firmer core. The support layer uses 7.5 inches of polyfoam to stabilize the mattress’s surface.
The Element has a medium firm feel, rating around 6 on the 10-point firmness scale. This is within the range most sleepers tend to prefer. At 11 inches thick, the Element is close to the average mattress height.
The Casper Element is constructed of three layers of foam: a polyfoam comfort layer, a memory foam transition layer, and a polyfoam core.
100% Polyester (Knit)
1.5″ Memory Foam
The Element is Casper’s lowest-priced model, making it popular with mattress shoppers on a budget. The Element comes in at a lower price point than most similarly constructed all-foam mattresses. It is available in all the standard mattress sizes.
|Twin||38" x 75"||11"||51 lbs.||$395|
|Twin XL||38" x 80"||11"||54 lbs.||$445|
|Full||53" x 75"||11"||66 lbs.||$545|
|Queen||60" x 80"||11"||75 lbs.||$595|
|King||76" x 80"||11"||92 lbs.||$795|
|California King||72" x 84"||11"||92 lbs.||$795|
The Casper Element can provide an excellent blend of contouring and support for side sleepers who weigh under 230 pounds.
A 2-inch polyfoam comfort layer cradles the side sleeper’s curves, while the 1.5-inch memory foam transition layer gives deeper contouring. For side sleepers who weigh less than 230 pounds, this can help relieve pressure points around their hips and shoulders while promoting proper spinal alignment.
While the Element is firmer than many all-foam models, it may still have too much give for some side sleepers who weigh over 230 pounds. Those in this weight group may sink too deeply, which could make it more difficult to maintain proper spinal alignment. It may also put more pressure on the hips and shoulders.
The Element may be best suited to back sleepers who weigh under 230 pounds. While individuals who weigh more might also find the mattress comfortable, it might not be supportive enough to keep their spines aligned.
Back sleepers usually rely on their mattress to provide even support without sagging in order to promote proper spinal alignment. The Element’s 7.5-inch polyfoam core is thicker than many support layers, which can help create a more even plane that’s well-suited for back sleeping.
Individuals who weigh under 230 pounds may experience some slight sagging. Some individuals who weigh more than 230 pounds may sink in more deeply than ideal.
Stomach sleeping can put a strain on an individual’s neck, back, shoulders, and hips, especially if the sleeper doesn’t have a supportive enough mattress. Many individuals carry extra weight around their midsections, so stomach sleepers often prefer a mattress with enough support to prevent their hips from sinking in too deeply.
The Casper Element is more supportive than many all-foam models. However, some stomach sleepers may need more support around their hips to promote better spinal alignment. Most stomach sleepers who weigh under 130 pounds are likely to find the Element supportive enough to prevent their midsections from sinking in too much. Stomach sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds may notice somewhat more sinkage around their midsections. Individuals over 230 pounds are likely to experience the most significant sinkage of any weight group.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
The Casper Element is available online through the Casper website and through Amazon. It is also sold at brick-and-mortar locations, including Casper Sleep Shops across the United States and at Casper’s retail partners.
Casper can ship to the United States, Canada, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Free shipping is available in the 48 contiguous United States and most parts of Canada. Casper also ships to Alaska, Hawaii, Northern Canada, and several other international destinations, but shipping fees may apply.
The Casper Element ships via either FedEx or UPS. The mattress ships compressed in plastic and packaged in a box. The purchaser is responsible for moving the mattress to the room of their choice, unpacking it, and setting it up.
Mattresses generally ship within one to two business days once an order is placed, but there may be delays during the holidays or inclement weather. Once an order ships, customers will receive a tracking number.
In-home delivery and setup are available for an extra charge within the contiguous United States and in some parts of Canada. For this $149 fee, Casper’s delivery partner will move the mattress to the room of your choice, unpackage it, remove the packaging, and remove your old mattress.
Customers in parts of New York and Los Angeles may also be eligible for same-day delivery.
The Element comes with a 100-night sleep trial. Eligible mattresses can be returned during this window for a full refund of the original purchase price. To return a mattress, contact Casper’s customer service team. Casper will arrange for mattress removal.
The Element comes with a 10-year limited warranty, which covers certain qualifying defects, like indentations over 1 inch, splitting or cracking of the foam, and issues with the zipper. This warranty applies to the original mattress owner when purchased from an authorized seller. To be eligible, the mattress must be used for its intended purposes, be used with a proper foundation, and be free from misuse. Additional terms and conditions apply.
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