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THE GOOD: Value and comfort potential • motion isolation.
THE BAD: Better Business Bureau rating and stability • average-at-best return policy • somewhat limited owner experience data available.
THE MATTRESSES: Bragada / eBed mattresses are 8 to 15 inches thick and contain 2 to 6 inches of low- to high-density memory foam (which may include gel-infused memory foam) over a 6 to 9 inch foam base. According to the Better Business Bureau, Bragada has been in business since 2005.
The Bragada mattress report below is based on over 25 owner / consumer reviews of models Avalon, Crowne, Premier, Milan, Silver Cloud and discontinued models. The data was gathered using an unbiased, accurate methodology.
|Owner satisfaction||c+||Bragada / eBed has 75% owner satisfaction ( ).|
|Durability / longevity||c||Bragada mattresses historically have had a higher than average number of reports regarding significant sagging / softening when compared to other memory foam mattresses, including Tempur-Pedic.|
|Price||b-||$300-$2300 is the price depending on model and size, not including foundation. About 15% of owners say that they believe Bragada is similar to Tempurpedic in most ways, yet is less pricey.|
|Less pain||c+||At least 15% of owners complain that their mattress causes pain, namely back pain, largely due to sagging / excessive softness. About 8% of Tempurpedic owners, by contrast, report this problem. (See mattresses and pain relief for more analysis.)|
|Firmness variety||b||A fair variety of firmnesses are available.|
|Motion isolation||a||Bragada, like all memory foam mattresses, is couple-friendly in that very little motion gets transferred across the bed.|
|No initial odor / off gassing||c||See memory foam off gassing for more information.|
|No sleeping hot||c||About 9% of consumers report that the mattress is a heat trap. Gel-infused models likely sleep about 25% cooler longer.|
|No noise||a||The beds are silent.|
|No turning / flipping||b-||Turning (moving the head of the mattress to the foot) is needed on occasion to avoid sagging and uneven wear.|
|Lightweight||c-||Weight is average for a memory foam mattress.|
|Warranty||b||Bragada provides a 20-year to lifetime warranty. (See mattress warranties: what you should know.)|
|Availability||d||Bragada / eBed sells only online: See buying a mattress online: what you should know.|
|Return policy||c-||Return policy is for 121 days but only applies to certain models. (See returning a mattress: what you should know.)|
|Customer service||c-||At least 5% of consumers complain about the company's customer service, namely that it is unresponsive.|
|Better Business Bureau (BBB) rating||f||Bragada's current BBB rating is "F" due to the failure of the company to respond to one owner complaint. Historically, the company's BBB rating has been unstable.|
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