Mattress Glossary

Coil Count– The number of springs in a mattress.

ILD– Stands for Indentation Load Deflection. Used to describe firmness of foam and latex.

Foam Encasement– Foam perimeter which supports the edge of the mattress.

Pillowtop– A design of some mattresses showing a flapping portion of upholstery layers.

Wool– A natural fiber used in mattresses and accessories that wicks away moisture and aids in climate regulation.

Coil Gauge– Refers to the thickness of the steel of the spring. The higher the number, the lighter the thickness of the steel.

Bed Frame– Steel supports that raise the mattress and foundation off the ground yet provide correct support.