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The Parachute Mattress is unlike most competing hybrid models sold today because it contains neither foam nor latex. Instead, the bed’s comfort system features a top batting layer of New Zealand wool over three rows of stacked pocketed microcoils. The batting does not conform like the comfort materials found in other hybrids, but it provides noticeable cushioning for the body. The microcoils contour a bit while making the mattress feel very responsive. Overall, the mattress has a firm (7) feel.
Another wool layer separates the microcoils from the support core, and also acts as the bed’s fire-resistant barrier. The base layer is composed of pocketed coils divided into three zones based on coil gauge, or thickness. Thinner, high-gauge coils cradle the head, shoulders, and legs while thicker, low-gauge coils provide enhanced support to the torso, midsection, and hips. Stronger coils also line the perimeter of the mattress to minimize sinkage when you get in and out of bed. The zoned coils coupled with the firm surface feel make the Parachute Mattress highly suitable for people who weigh 130 pounds or more, particularly back and stomach sleepers. The base padding layer of this mattress is also made from New Zealand wool.
The entire mattress is encased in a cover made of certified organic cotton, which has a very soft feel. The Parachute Mattress measures 13 inches thick.
The Parachute Mattress is considered a hybrid due to its pocketed coil layers, but it does not contain foam or latex – both of which are commonly found in hybrid models. A full list of the bed’s components is found below:
New Zealand wool batting
Pocketed microcoils (3 tiers)
New Zealand wool insulator pad
3-zone pocketed coils
New Zealand wool insulator pad
The Parachute Mattress’s price-point is on par with the average hybrid model. Parachute Home does not offer any add-ons or customizations for the mattress that affect its price-point, and no bundling options with other products are available at this time.
Standard ground shipping is free for all customers in the contiguous U.S. If you select White Glove delivery, this will incur an additional charge on top of the bed’s sticker price. Mattress returns within the 100-night trial are also free of charge.
|Twin||38" x 75"||13"||75 lbs.||$1299|
|Twin XL||38" x 80"||13"||80 lbs.||$1299|
|Full||53" x 75"||13"||100 lbs.||$1799|
|Queen||60" x 80"||13"||120 lbs.||$1899|
|King||76" x 80"||13"||150 lbs.||$2199|
|California King||72" x 84"||13"||160 lbs.||$2199|
Side Sleepers: For most side sleepers, the ideal mattress feels somewhat soft and contours closely to the body with extra cushioning for the shoulders and hips. This promotes even spinal alignment, which can reduce aches, pains, and pressure points that occur when the body is not properly aligned. The Parachute Mattress does not offer these qualities. The surface has a firm feel and the wool batting does not conform much. As a result, side sleepers may not receive the pressure relief they need to feel comfortable in bed.
That said, side sleepers who weigh at least 130 pounds will probably find the Parachute Mattress to be fairly comfortable. While they won’t experience deep conforming, the bed’s robust coil layers prevent excessive sinkage around the shoulders and hips, which is a common source of pressure for those who sleep on their sides. By contrast, those who weigh less than 130 pounds will probably find the mattress to be too firm, which can lead to waking up with aches and pains.
Back Sleepers: The Parachute Mattress is very well-suited to back sleepers, and this can be attributed to its sturdy design. Those who primarily use this position typically need more firmness and support than side sleepers. Back sleeping promotes spinal alignment, so cushioning is not necessarily needed. Rather, the mattress should provide enough reinforcement to keep the sleeper’s body on an even plane without sagging too much.
The Parachute Mattress maintains great stability thanks to its microcoil layers, as well as a zoned support core that offers extra support to the back and hips without feeling too firm around other areas of the body. We highly recommend this model to any back sleeper who weighs 130 pounds or more. Those who weigh less than 130 pounds may find the mattress a little firm, but they won’t need to worry about sinking or sagging as they might on a less supportive mattress.
Stomach Sleepers: Stomach sleepers often have a hard time finding a comfortable mattress. This position is associated with more aches and pains than side and back sleeping, as most people carry a fair amount of weight between the shoulders and hips. Sleeping face-down can cause you to sink too far into most beds, leading to added pain around the neck, shoulders, and lower back.
We’re happy to report that the Parachute Mattress is an optimal choice for stomach sleepers, particularly those who weigh at least 130 pounds. The microcoil layers offer great support near the surface to prevent too much sinking. Deeper in the bed, the zoned support core features thicker coils to reinforce the mattress beneath the chest, stomach, and other areas of the body with disproportionate weight. Stomach sleepers weighing less than 130 pounds may find the mattress a bit too firm, but still very supportive all the same.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
The Parachute Mattress is exclusively sold through Parachute Home. You won’t be able to purchase this model through any third-party retailers or online exchanges, though other Parachute products are available through other sellers. The company currently operates several branded stores across the U.S. where you can also buy the mattress and other Parachute Home products.
Parachute Home offers free ground shipping anywhere in the contiguous U.S. Delivery is not available outside the lower 48 states. However, other Parachute Home products may be shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories, and a handful of international destinations.
The Parachute Mattress is compressed, wrapped in plastic, and vacuum-sealed for shipping. This process allows the mattress to fit inside a standard shipping container, which will be delivered directly to your doorstep. You don’t need to be at home to receive the package.
When the mattress arrives, carry the box to the bedroom where you plan to use it. The mattress weighs up to 120 pounds, so you may need assistance if you’ve ordered a larger size. Open the box, remove the plastic, and watch the mattress expand. Full shape recovery may take up to 48 hours.
Parachute Home offers White Glove delivery anywhere in the contiguous U.S. for a flat fee of $150. This service includes scheduled delivery date and time, in-home assembly, and old mattress removal. The mattress will be manufactured within two to three business days of your original order. After this process is complete, Parachute Home will contact you within seven to ten business days to coordinate the delivery.
Expedited ground shipping is not available with any mattress orders.
The Parachute Mattress comes with a 100-night sleep trial, which differs from the 60-night sleep trial Parachute Home offers for other products. The trial does not include a mandatory break-in period, so you’ll be able to return the mattress at any point of the 100-night window and receive a full product refund. The company will also dispatch a courier to pick up the mattress from your residence.
The Parachute Mattress is backed by a 10-year warranty. The warranty is completely non-prorated. If a defect develops, Parachute Home will attempt to repair your mattress; if this is not possible, the company will replace the bed and cover all associated costs.
This warranty covers manufacturing defects in the mattress that cause materials to split, crack, or otherwise deteriorate prematurely. Other issues such as normal wear and tear, physical damage, and issues that arise from the use of an unsupportive foundation are not considered defects under this warranty.
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