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I received a free Brentwod Home Cypress Bamboo Gel 13 mattress to review. Brentwood Home is a company located out of Los Angeles. Below is a picture of their offices which house thier mattress line for inspiration.
I first came across their products via Amazon. Their products are very highly rated there. I have wanted to review them myself to see how they compare to the other startups and recently the company reached out to me to send me a few mattress models to review, the first of which is the Bamboo Gel 13.
Brentwood veers away from the “one size fits all” philosophy that others promote. In turn they make a variety of beds with different materials for a variety of budgets. Brentwood even make a specialty RV size mattress.
Brentwood Home designs and manufactures all of their products in their own facilities in the USA. Keeping it local gives them more quality control and lowers costs which translates into the more affordable prices.
They also focus on healthy products using non-toxic and natural materials. They use CertiPUR-US foam and abide by the standards set by the Global Organic Latex Standard Certification. You also won’t find excessive use of flame retardants
Aside from their mattress ensemble, Brentwood Home makes pillows, bedding, draperies and even aromatherapy candles! They are planning to launch a babies and kids category with beds, changing pads, small furniture and toys.
Ordering the Cypress Bamboo Gel 13
You can purchase this mattress from Amazon. Brentwood Home has a 120 night guarantee where if you aren’t happy with the mattress within that time frame they will arrange to have it shipped back for free with a full refund.
Once you place your order it ships very quickly. I received my mattress within a week of ordering. It arrives in a box just like the others I have tested and inflates out of the box very quickly.
The dents in the box are in large part due to me sliding it across my house and down the steps into my basement. Since it’s all foam there’s not much you can break. It is wrapped well and inflated to full size in about 4 hours.
The Cypress Bamboo Gel 13 is a true memory foam mattress. By that I mean it doesn’t have any bounce and does a great job with motion isolation. The trade off of course is that it won’t feel anything like an innerspring if you prefer a little bounce.
I was skeptical that this mattress could live up to its reviews on Amazon given the price. Bottom line, this is an exceptional value. The contouring and pressure relief is amazing. The issue, and it’s a minor one, is that it lacks some edge support. However I don’t see it as a deal breaker since you won’t be moving around much at night anyway. I spent a few nights watching TV on it and found that I wasn’t fidgeting like I normally do. You gently sink in and feel lighter.
As you can see below there are 4 layers of foam with the top being the cooling gel layer.
Here’s how each layer of foam reacts
You’ll also notice that there’s little motion transfer
There’s some but not too much sinkage in this mattress. It feels more like a traditional memory foam mattress. It’s a little more firm than an Endy though.
Here’s a measurement of the depth of the Brentwood mattress. It is one of the thickest I have reviewed
My Cypress Bamboo Recomendation
The Bamboo Gel 13 is a great mattress at an exceptional value. Side sleepers will find this mattress very comfortable. It is one of the best I have reviewed for motion transfer. The cooling gel layer works as advertised. The bamboo cover also assists with breath-ability. If you are on a budget but don’t want to compromise on quality, this is the bed for you. It absolutely ranks right up there with a top brands. Buying this will save you thousands and you will sleep great as well!
You should also note that this mattress also comes in specialty sizes such as:
Split CA King
RV / Short Twin
RV / Short Full
RV / Short Queen
RV / Short King
The Bamboo Gel 13 is sold exclusively on Amazon. You get free shipping as a Prime member too.
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