It’s well known that throughout history wool has been used for bedding and clothing due to its strong and resilient fibres that can last a lifetime. It is once again gaining the recognition it has always deserved, as word gets out of its many benefits. Wool has advantages for bedding in particular with its lightweight nature, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, dust mite resistance and its ability to act as a natural fire retardant.
Wool’s crimped and coiled strands allow airflow between the fibres. These pockets of air are where heat is held, keeping us insulated while also providing consistent temperature circulation and release away from your body, so you never get too hot. Wool, untreated by chemicals, retains these natural regulating properties, making it great for people who sleep hot, cold or anywhere in between. It works for everyone.
So, where does a wool topper fit into your sleep system? Wool is soft and comfortable to sleep on, making it ideal for a mattress topper filling. Our wool toppers are made in different thicknesses and feels, so you can choose the one that best suits your comfort preference.
Here are some of the benefits of using a topper on your mattress:
Pressure Point Relief: Whether you’ve got a mattress that is just too firm or you require targeted comfort for your hips, shoulders or back, a topper provides a soft extra layer for ideal pressure point relief.
Heat Regulation: Wool is one of the best temperature regulators out there. Our wool acts just as it would on the sheep, keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Adding a topper is great for managing any overheating issues while also keeping you warm enough to stay cozy all night.
Moisture Control: Wool is breathable, naturally wicking moisture away from your body and can hold up to 30% of its weight before feeling wet. This makes a wool topper a helpful tool to manage moisture and to absorb dampness, so you can keep dry and comfortable.
Softness: If you’re fond of a plush, cloud-like surface, a wool topper will change the game. It perfectly satisfies that cuddle-factor without compromising the overall support of your mattress.
Natural Barrier: If you’re sleeping on a conventional mattress and aren’t quite ready to invest in a natural one, adding a wool topper is a great way to create a barrier between you and the mattress for a healthier sleep environment.
At Resthouse, we like to think of our mattresses and bedding as key parts of an ecosystem. A wool topper can play a valuable role in the completion of your individual sleep system, in order to support your specific needs and nurture an ultimate sleep-health experience.
Take a look at our full collection of Wool Mattress Toppers