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THE GOOD: Limited heat trap and initial odor / off gassing potential • few Better Business Bureau complaints • some models highly affordable.
THE BAD: Durability / longevity questionable (like innerspring beds in general) • not always widely available.
THE MATTRESS: King Koil / Comfort Solutions (started originally in 1898) manufactures mostly low- and mid-priced innerspring mattresses. The comfort layers can consist of regular foam, memory foam, latex, and fibrous material. King Koil also makes the Laura Ashley mattress brand.
THE COMPETITION: See how King Koil compares to competitor brands: innerspring bed reviews – summary.
THE RETAILERS: King Koil is sold at a limited number of retailers including Sleepy's and Sears.com. See the mattress retailer comparison for a possible retailer near you.
The report below is based on 60+ King Koil innerspring mattress owner experiences for various models such as Spine Support and Posture Sense. Learn more about our mattress research methodology and sources.
|Owner satisfaction||d||King Koil innerspring mattresses have 61% owner satisfaction. ( ). This rate is about average compared to other innerspring mattress brands but below the average of all mattresses overall.
|Durability / longevity||d||As is the case with innerspring mattresses overall, King Koil's durability / longevity is lacking especially when compared to non-innerspring beds, such as memory foam, air and latex. Our collected owner experience data suggests that King Koil beds will sag and lose support with regular use within 3-4 years for at least 25% of owners.|
|Affordable||c+||The price range is $250-$2,500 for a queen. About 30% of consumers do not regard the bed to be a value because of durability / longevity problems.|
|Less pain||c||See mattresses and pain relief for general analysis.|
|Motion isolation||c+||There are a fair number of complaints by owners on this issue and performance may vary by King Koil model. A mattress has motion isolation if it absorbs movement from one sleeper so that the other sleeper is not disturbed much by the movement.|
|No initial odor / off gassing||b-||As is the case with most innerspring bed brands, initial smell from most King Koil models is not a significant problem.|
|No sleeping hot||b-||The bed tends to perform well in regard to releasing heat so that it does not build up resulting in an uncomfortably warm sleep surface.|
|Good for sex||c+||Mattress sagging can be detrimental in regard to this issue. (See mattresses and sex for analysis).|
|No noise||c||Some consumers complain that their mattress makes noise when in use, such as squeaking.|
|No rotating / flipping||c-||The design is no-flip, but at least 10% of owners report having to regularly rotate their mattress to combat sagging and body impression development.|
|Availability||C-||There are many King Koil retailers on the East Coast, fewer in the Midwest, and few on the West Coast.|
|Warranty||c||The product has a 5-20-year warranty depending on the model. (See mattress warranties: what you should know.)|
|Customer service||c||The helpfulness and politeness of customer service has been questioned by at least 10% of owners included in our research.|
|Better Business Bureau (BBB) rating||a+||King Koil (Comfort Solutions) has an "A+" rating.|
Our ratings are based on 60+ King Koil innerspring mattress owner experiences of various models including Spine Support.
Over two-thirds of our King Koil owner experience data was gathered from dozens of different online message boards. Learn more about our mattress research methodology and sources.
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– At least one-third of owners report that their King Koil bed sagged and lost support within 3-4 years of regular use. This is about the same or slightly worse than the sagging rate of most other innerspring mattress brands.
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