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The Silk and Snow mattress is a memory foam mattress made in Canada. Think of it as the John Snow of mattresses, it’s the King of the North. Like John Snow, of Game of Thones, it is strong and supportive but soft on the inside which is great for pressure relief. And like royaly it comes with a precious metal, silver. There is silver in the fibers of the cover which give it antimicrobial properties keeping the Silk and Snow mattress clean and fresh as the northern air.
Ordering the Silk and Snow
You can order a Silk and Snow direct from their website. Since it is a Canadian mattress company, it ships both to the US and Canada for free. After you place your order it should arrive in a box in about a week. Here’s a picture of the box it arrives in.
A queen size retails for $850 but it is currently selling for $100 off at $750. This puts it in a competitive position pricewise. You also get a 100 day free trial so if you aren’t happy with this mattress returns are free. Below is a video overview of the mattress.
Construction of the Silk and Snow Mattresss
Below are the construction specifications as listed on the Silk and Snow website.
- 2″ Ultra-Dense Supportive Memory Foam
- 2″ Ultra-Dense Responsive Memory Foam
- 6″ Premium Support Foam
- Polyester/Spandex/Silver Infused Zipper Cover
Here’s a picture of the layers of the Silk and Snow
My Silk and Snow Findings
Here’s another video illustrating motion transfer. As you can see there is very little motion transfer on this mattress however there is some bounce as well which is illustrative of good recovery.
Let’s take a look under the hood. Underneath the innovative antimicrobial cover you will find the layers of the Silk and Snow. Here’s a video showing how each layer reacts. The top layer is the slowest to recover while the middle layer is the most responsive so that you get the bounce back while the top layer starts its recovery.
This mattress is fairly temperature neutral. Not too hot and not too cold. You definitely don’t have the major heat retention issues like the old memory foam mattresses. Below is a video shot with my infrared camera that shows how quickly heat dissipates from the mattress.
Aside from feel, the best part of this mattress is the cover. Having silver infused into the cover prevents bacteria from growing. Assuming you aren’t prone to spilling in bed, you can then use this mattress without a mattress protector which gives you a truer feel of the mattress. Mattress protectors no matter how think will dampen the feel of a mattress to some extent. You can also wash the cover by unzipping the top as seen in the picture below.
According to the site, “Our silver is infused into the fibers and the technology has been tested by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) for effectiveness even after 100 washes.” That means if you were to wash it every month it should get over 8 years of use out of it before the effectiveness of the cover dissipates.
My Silk and Snow Recommendation
Having slept on hundreds of mattresses now, I am confident that most people will find Silk and Snow to be of the most comfortable mattresses they have slept on. With the innovative cover it will be one of the cleanest mattresses as well. Silk and Snow is the perfect name for this mattress as it is as the cover stays as fresh as the driven snow and is as smooth as silk. The mattresses is as tempting to dive into as a freshly fallen snow.
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