There are plenty of reasons you should consider a Verlo mattress. Buying a new mattress is one of the more important purchasing decisions you’ll make, and you want to make sure that the mattress you choose is comfortable and will last you for years. A Verlo mattress might be precisely what you’re looking for.
Your mattress choice is extremely personal and intimate. You are going to sleep on it, your kids will jump on it, and your pets will cuddle on it. The mattress is the centerpiece of your room, so you’ll want one that fits your bed just right. There’s so much to consider when you’re mattress shopping, and research is key.
Who Is Verlo?
Verlo is an American company located in Milwaukee, WI. It was founded in 1958 by two guys named Verna and Louis (Verna + Louis = Verlo) and has been making mattresses ever since. The manufacturing process takes place in America in local factories. After that, they sell the mattresses at exclusive Verlo showrooms. Luckily, they can also be shipped directly to the customer.
Two Verlo Mattress Lines: vCollections and Verlo-to-Go
You can purchase Verlo mattresses in two ways: at a Verlo showroom, or as a “bed-in-a-box." Verlo’s vCollection mattresses are found in 37 locations nationwide, and are the backbone of the company, while the Verlo-to-Go is designed to fit into an easily-transportable box and be delivered right to your door.
Verlo divides its vCollection into mattress styles and functions for every customer type. Each mattress purchased in the vCollection is custom-made at one of Verlo’s U.S.-based factories.
You can order a Verlo-to-Go mattress right from their website. These mattresses are vacuum-sealed in specialty packaging that keeps them folded up tight. That way, they fit in a box for delivery right to your door. While the vCollection offers more premium mattresses, Verlo-to-Go mattresses are comfortable and stylish, and there’s one to fit everyone’s budget.
Design and Dimensions
Verlo mattresses come in twin, twin XL, full-sized, queen, and king sizes, and many of the vCollection mattresses also come in California King size.
The California King size isn’t available with Verlo-to-Go, so if you need a massive mattress, then you’re best off visiting a Verlo showroom. In the meantime, the mattresses on offer should do the job for most people.
When it comes to materials and design, Verlo has stayed on the cutting edge of technology for the past 60 years. Built mostly by hand, all Verlo mattresses use high-density foams which offer more support than traditional fabric mattresses. Tempered fine-wire coils resting on a layer of 4-pound gel-infused memory foam help the mattress increase support, keeping your body temperature cool and comfortable. The entire mattress cover is breathable soft knit fabrics, so your mattress never feels too warm while you’re laying on it.
The best part of about the materials Verlo puts into its mattresses is that they are environmentally-friendly and perfectly safe for your family. Verlo doesn’t use formaldehyde, ozone depleters, mercury or lead in the production of their mattresses, and not only are they flame retardant, but they also have OEKO-TEX Class 1 Certification, meaning they are perfectly safe for babies and children.
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Verlo uses a personalization system to help you select the best mattress for you and your family. In the vCollection, the range is from "Intro” to “V9,” with different firmness, thickness, materials, and style options.
The Intro models are basic but extremely affordable. They have tighter-woven materials providing a firmer experience and a polyester fiber cover, which could affect the ability of the mattress to breathe properly and create more heat. These models, although they get the job done and they’re astoundingly affordable, are just not all that comfortable.
The V1 models are single-sided mattresses and are available as a firm mattress or with a plush top. They are thicker than the intro mattresses at 9.5 inches and are also pretty cheap.
V3 mattresses “feel like you’re sleeping on a cloud." At 13 inches thick, with gel foam arranged in an open-cell design to increase airflow, these are incredibly comfortable mattresses with competitive pricing.
The V7 and V9 mattresses are 15 inches thick and come with massive, 10-year warranties. They contain latex foam from the Hevea Brasiliensis rubber tree and use advanced thermal technology to regulate temperatures. These are top-of-the-line mattresses for those who are serious about comfort and style.
Similarly, Verlo-to-Go mattresses are made with high-quality materials mailed in a box right to your door. There is Verlo-to-Go 1 and Verlo-to-Go 5. The VtG 1 line is eight inches thick and contains a dense gel foam for firm support. The VtG 5 line has the same thermal regulation that the V3 mattresses have, allowing air to flow through the mattress and keeping you cool and comfortable as you lay. At 10 inches thick, and with an extra gel foam band around the mattress to reinforce areas that take more bodyweight, the Verlo-to-Go 5 line gives you more bang for your buck.
Verlo mattresses have some of the most competitive pricing on the market, with a mattress to fit anybody’s budget. The most expensive mattress Verlo offers is the V9 Hybrid California King-size mattress, while the cheapest mattress is the Intro Queen mattress. There are a dozen different mattresses available in between those prices.
We’ll look and see how the vCollection compares to the Verlo-to-Go price offerings.
The vCollection Mattresses
The Verlo-to-Go Mattresses
Every Verlo mattress is hand-made and comes with a 100 percent non-prorated warranty, which is the best warranty of any mattress we were able to find. In addition to this warranty, your Verlo mattress comes with a Lifetime Comfort Guarantee. If during the first 180 days of ownership, you are uncomfortable on your mattress, Verlo will take it back to the factory, open it up and rearrange its innards to match your body shape and weight, completely free!
How Verlo Mattresses Compare to Other Major Mattress Brands
There’s a lot of selection out there when you’re shopping around for a new mattress. How do Verlo mattresses compare to the others?
We looked at three of Verlo’s competitors and gave them ratings out of five based on how close they compared to a Verlo mattress. In all three comparisons, we found the Verlo mattress came out ahead, although both Saatva and Casper had their strengths.
Furthermore, we compared Verlo to a major brand, Sealy, just to see what kind of results we would get.
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Manufactured in the USA and Canada, Saatva mattresses, like Verlo, sell luxury-level comfort at competitive prices, and you can order your mattress online. Saatva uses white-glove service to deliver and set up your mattress, and they don’t have any showrooms.
They have fewer mattresses to choose from than Verlo, and although they claim to use eco-friendly materials, they’re a little vague on the details. The mattresses themselves are comfortable, but for the same price, we found the Verlo mattress to be miles ahead in build quality, comfort, and air flow. Saatva offers a no-questions-asked 120-day return policy, but after that, you’re stuck with the mattress.
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Casper sells mattresses online and has an impressive sales record. Their prices are comparable to Verlo, although they only carry three small product lines. All of their mattresses are well-built and allow air to circulate. The mattress requires a bit of setup and, once it arrives, it’s up to you to lug it around and figure out how to set it up. These mattresses were not as firm as their Verlo counterparts, and the build quality is much lower, making the Casper mattress look more like a discount brand than a high-quality mattress. This mattress comes with a decent 10-year limited warranty and a 100-day no-questions-asked return policy.
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Sealy has been in the business for a long time and is probably one of the most recognized mattress brands around the world. They own the famous “Posturepedic” line of mattresses and have some patented technology. Sealy is sold mainly through third-party retailers although they have recently started offering online mattress sales.
Unlike Verlo, Sealy mattresses don't come from the United States. They also do not use eco-friendly materials or processes. Their warranties are all supplied by third-parties, so warranty service depends on where, and when, you purchase. Build quality of Sealy is decent, although at their high price point they still lack some finesse which every Verlo mattress has, and the cheaper fabrics used in Sealy make the mattress hotter to sleep on.
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Pros and Cons
Verlo mattresses are known for quality, pricing, and a fantastic warranty, but they aren’t perfect. They do have some weaknesses along with their strengths.
It's hard to go wrong with a Verlo mattress, whether you opt for a visit to Verlo showroom and pick out a stylish vCollection mattress, or you get a Verlo-to-Go delivered right to your door in a box. Built with quality materials, the engineering that goes into them is impressive. The fact that they are made by hand in American factories by American workers and remain affordable is a testament to how much people love their Verlo mattresses.
Almost all the Verlo mattress lines beat out the competition, although if you’re buying a Verlo, you’ll want to avoid the “Intro” line of mattresses unless you're on a tight budget. They are a little too firm, and the polyester fabric doesn’t breathe very well. For an extra hundred dollars you can find yourself in a V3 series mattress, and now you’re looking at high quality, extreme comfort, and fantastic prices, all backed by the single best warranty in the business.
If you can’t get to a Verlo showroom, visit their website and order a Verlo-to-Go. Your “bed in a box” comes with the same great warranty as all their mattresses, free shipping and the same craftsmanship and quality of its showroom cousins. If you do order a mattress in a box, you’ll want to let it sit out for 24 hours as all the coils and memory foam firm-up.
No matter where you get your Verlo mattress, you can’t go wrong!