Recently updated on February 12th, 2022 at 10:41 pm
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I received a free Sparrow mattress from Nest Bedding. The Nest Sparrow mattress is a next-generation innerspring mattress. By that I mean it uses more modern technology to create a great sleep experience. The pocket coil construction helps to isolate motion but still provide some bounce. The memory foam helps to keep the mattress cool while still providing great pressure relief. The Sparrow is a great choice for people who are looking to either transition to a memory foam mattress or just want all the benefits of an innerspring with the benefits of foam as well.
Ordering the Sparrow Mattress
You can purchase the Sparrow direct from the Nest Bedding website. It arrives in a box shipped by FedEx. Even though this mattress has springs, it can still be roll packed because of the pocket coils. This is a heavy mattress. I ordered a full size and the UPS shipping weight was 75 lbs. However because its in a box its definitely much easier to move into and around your house.
Unboxing the Sparrow Mattress
The Sparrow will come in a box like the one below with the Nest Bedding logo and all.
Here’s me unboxing the Sparrow. The mattress is very tightly wrapped so once you cut the plastic loose it almost pops open and is ready to sleep on in a few hours.
Specifications and Construction of the Sparrow
The Sparrow Signature Hybrid mattress is made to fit your sleep needs (right here in the USA).
- Unzip the sides of this mattress to exchange the inner foam layer for a new one that’s more firm, softer, or if you just want to replace it (which extends the life of your mattress).
- Does your partner like different types of mattress firmness than you? Order the Sparrow Signature Hybrid in King and Cal King sizes and get a different firmness on each side. Keep one side firm and the other plush, or mix a plush side with a medium…it’s your mattress (and your relationship), we want you to love it.
- Individual coils isolate motion (so you won’t wake up when your partner reaches for a glass of water in the middle of the night).
- Energex foam is responsive and offers a memory foam-like feel, without leaving a lasting imprint on the mattress.
Quilted Gel Memory Foam & Thermic Phase Change Cooling Cover
Energex™ Temperature Responsive FoamSmartFlow Support Foam
SmartFlow Support Foam
Reinforced Edge Coil Support Pocketed Coils
Base Support Foam
Our foams are CertiPUR-US® certified and made in the USA. All foams are allowed time to air out in our factory, which drastically decreases any residual off-gassing.
The fire barrier is non-chemical hydrogenated silica.
1″ – Gel Memory Foam & Quilted THERMIC® phase change cover
Plush and cool, the quilted gel memory foam top gives you the added softness that doesn’t compromise the support underneath. THERMIC® is a patented temperature regulation technology that keeps the fabric from overheating. THERMIC® absorbs energy (heat) when the environment or body temperature goes up, stores this energy temporarily, and releases the energy as heat when the temperature cools down.
3″ – Blue Energex™ Temperature Responsive Foam
Energex™ provides a new, energetic alternative to conventional visco memory foam that retains all of the advantages of visco memory foam without slow recovery. Energex™ serves to bridge this gap between visco memory foam and latex foam. Its highly open, cool, and responsive polymer structure is designed to offer a superior alternative to latex or springs while providing outstanding pressure relief properties.
1″ – 3 lb. SmartFlow Support Foam
A minimal amount of this high density air flow foam is used to transition from the comfort layer, to the individually pocketed coils.
6″ – Reinforced Edge Coil Support Pocketed Coils
USA-made in our factory in Phoenix AZ; this individually wrapped coil system offers reinforced edge support and is warrantied at 20-years.
1″ – 3 lb. Base Support Foam
This foam support layer is purely structural. When pressure is applied to the coil system, this layer is there to act as a buffer between your foundation and the mattress.
My Nest Sparrow Recommendation
There is a zippered cover where you can swap out the top layer if you find it to be too firm or soft which can save a lot of hassle. You’ll notice that the mattress has a tufted top where you will sink into the mattress a fair amount. It’s similar to a Saatva and softer than a WinkBed.
As for heat retention, this mattress cools quickly. Here’s an infrared video illustrating how fast it dissipates heat. I think this is due to a number of factors.
My Nest Sparrow Recommendation
It’s hard to go wrong with the Nest line of products. The Sparrow is a mattress that should please most sleepers. I found that you will sink into this mattress a little more than you would with the all foam Alexander mattress. It has a little less bounce than the Aviya and WinkBed. I highly recommend this to side sleepers that prefer the feel of an innerspring but don’t want the motion transfer problems. This mattress also sleeps cool.
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