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The TEMPUR-Cloud is Tempur-Pedic’s first foray into the mattress in a box mattress style, but its design nevertheless reflects that of many other Tempur-Pedic beds. It has an all-foam construction made with three interior layers.
The top two layers of the TEMPUR-Cloud are the comfort system, and both of these layers are made with TEMPUR memory foam. The TEMPUR foam in this mattress is specially formulated so that it can be compressed for shipping, but its performance parallels that of the original TEMPUR foam. That means excellent contouring to promote spinal alignment as well as a strong ability to limit motion transfer from one side of the bed to the other. The second layer of TEMPUR foam shares these properties but is made to be slightly firmer to help protect against “bottoming out” of the comfort system.
The support core is a thick layer of dense polyfoam that provides a sturdy base for the bed. The cover is made with a stretchy fabric that is also relatively soft and smooth. The overall firmness is medium (5) although some customers find it to lean toward medium firm (6).
One important note about the construction of this mattress is that Tempur-Pedic does not disclose the full mattress specifications. For example, they don’t share the thickness of the layers, the density of the foams, or the material composition of the cover, as all of these details are treated as proprietary. However, given Tempur-Pedic’s track record with memory foam materials, many shoppers are comfortable purchasing the TEMPUR-Cloud without knowing all of the nitty-gritty details.
The TEMPUR-Cloud is a mattress in a box option made of layers of Tempur-Pedic’s proprietary TEMPUR material over a base of high-density polyfoam.
TEMPUR memory foam
TEMPUR memory foam
Tempur-Pedic is known for luxury mattresses that come with a higher price tag, and this holds true for the TEMPUR-Cloud, which costs more than most all-foam mattresses sold as a mattress in a box online. That said, because of the track record of Tempur-Pedic and its namesake memory foam, many customers find that the brand’s mattresses are a worthwhile investment. Among their product offerings, the TEMPUR-Cloud is the most affordable option.
The TEMPUR-Cloud measures in at 10 inches in height, and its weight is comparable to most other memory foam mattresses on the market. It is offered in all six of the standard mattress sizes.
Sizing and pricing details for the TEMPUR-Cloud are outlined in the following table. Be aware that the prices listed are the retail sticker price. In many cases, the company offers sales or promotions that provide customers a meaningful discount from this listed price.
|Twin||38" x 74"||10"||N/A.||$1699|
|Twin XL||38" x 80"||10"||N/A.||$1699|
|Full||53" x 75"||10"||N/A.||$1899|
|Queen||60" x 80"||10"||N/A.||$1999|
|King||76" x 80"||10"||N/A.||$2399|
|California King||72" x 84"||10"||N/A.||$2399|
|Split King||38" x 80" (2pc.)||10"||N/A.||$3,398|
Finding the optimal mattress can mean taking account of a number of different factors. Among those, two of the most important are sleeping position and body weight.
Side sleepers: In this position, there’s a tendency to place extra stress on the hips and shoulders because those are typically the widest parts of the body. If those joints press hard against a too-firm mattress, it can be painful, but if they sink too deeply into an extremely soft mattress, the spine can get thrown out of alignment. As such, side sleepers usually need a medium soft (4) to medium firm (6) mattress with mild to significant contouring. The higher a person’s body weight, generally the firmer the mattress needs to be in order to hedge against excess sinking into the comfort layers. Given these considerations, the TEMPUR-Cloud is a good match for most side sleepers, although some over 230 pounds may find it a touch too plush.
Back sleepers: Back sleepers have very different needs from side sleepers. In this position, the highest risk zone is the lumbar area of the spine. Pressure in this area can arise if the midsection pushes into the bed either too much or not enough, creating a “U” or “reverse U” shape in the back. For most back sleepers, avoiding this means using a medium (5) to firm (7) mattress with light or moderate contouring. Because of the softer feel of memory foam and its significant contouring, the TEMPUR-Cloud is best for back sleepers under 130 pounds who won’t sink into the mattress as deeply. It will likely feel too soft to back sleepers over 130 pounds.
Stomach sleepers: For stomach sleepers, the lower back is their main problem area. Like back sleepers, their lumbar spine can be uncomfortably pulled into either a U or upside-down U shape. To avoid this, they typically need a medium firm (6) to firm (8) mattress with only very light contouring. Deep sink can be especially problematic for stomach sleepers since it can feel suffocating to them when they are in a face-down position. Because of this, the TEMPUR-Cloud is not a good fit for most stomach sleepers; however, for people under 130 pounds who put minimal pressure on their mattress, it may be supportive and comfortable.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
The TEMPUR-Cloud is sold online on the Tempur-Pedic website. That said, Tempur-Pedic has its own stores and partner retailers, so customers can contact local retailers to find out if a model is available to be seen in their showroom.
When purchasing online, shipping is available to all 50 U.S. states.
Tempur-Pedic offers free standard shipping of the TEMPUR-Cloud to the 48 contiguous U.S. states. Additional charges apply for shipping to Alaska and Hawaii.
Standard shipping includes the mattress being compressed and packaged inside a large, reusable canvas bag. That package is brought to your home with ground shipping services. To set up the mattress, you need to bring the canvas bag to your bedroom, remove the mattress from its packaging, and allow it to decompress until it reaches its full size.
Tempur-Pedic does not offer any installation or old mattress removal services with the TEMPUR-Cloud. Customers looking for White Glove delivery may prefer other Tempur-Pedic models that come with this service included.
The TEMPUR-Cloud has a 90-night sleep trial. Customers are required to keep the mattress for 30 nights before initiating a return. Tempur-Pedic will pick up the mattress if you decide to return it, but a $175 return shipping fee is subtracted from your refund.
The warranty for the TEMPUR-Cloud lasts for 10 years and covers defects in materials and manufacturing. The warranty stipulates that Tempur-Pedic will repair or replace a defective mattress. The customer is responsible for shipping charges associated with the warranty claim.
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