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Boyd Sleep started exclusively as a water bed business, but over the years has grown to include airbeds, memory foam, latex, and hybrid mattresses. Their most popular are their water beds and Night Air mattresses. Most folks like their products, but some had issues with durability.
Diamond mattress is a family run mattress company that has been in operation since 1946. Their big differentiator is that they actually make their own pocket coils and process their own memory foam. This is a bit different than many mid-tier mattress companies that outsource their manufacturing. Their specialty is pocket coil and innerspring mattresses, though they also build memory foam mattresses as well. Most customers like their Diamond mattresses, but there were some that had issues with durability and initial feel.
Based on our aggregated reviews and our scoring method, we recommend Diamond in this match up!
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If you are thinking about this one, do more research below to learn if this mattress will work for you. Unfortunately, not all customers give them good ratings. Some were extremely happy with their purchase, but many others were not as excited.
Some customers describe feeling good support in these mattresses, but some others have complained about loss of support. For those that are larger in frame or have tender spines, read the reviews to make sure the mattress works with your body.
The customers have mixed thoughts about edge support on these mattresses. Some have been happy with even support throughout the mattress, but others had issues with sagginess towards the sides.
These mattresses may not provide the kind of lasting comfort that you want. Some customers have had issues with feel and longevity issues after a short time. If you are larger or are looking for something supportive, these mattresses may feel good initially, but take a look at the mattress specifications and reviews before buying.
With customer reviews, you can better figure out if a mattress will work for your body. However, it can get daunting after looking for reviews from many different products. Customers have had mixed things to say about these mattresses. Some are cozy in their new mattress, but others have complaints about the feel.
Being supported by your mattress is intrinsic to having a good night's sleep. At the beginning, these mattresses have high marks for support, but there are some issues with long term support. Make sure to take a look at the reviews to make sure these mattresses work for you.
Edge support is important to most folks and makes it easy to get in and out of bed. Most report that these mattresses have good edge support, but some sleepers may experience more dipping over time.
Bowling Ball & Density Tests
In bowling ball tests that show the density of the mattresses, things are fairly even in terms of support throughout the mattress. However, there are some that reference degrading support over time.
Mattresses don't seem to be as long-living as they once were. For those that are looking for mattresses that last over 15 years, these days it can be hard to find. That said, finding a long-living and comfortable mattress can save you thousands. These mattresses get mixed feelings on durability. Some sleepers don't have any issues, but others report having quicker than average durability problems.
Half the vertebrae in my back have been compromised to some extent. I've had surgery on my low back and on my neck and I am in constant pain. I had memory foam mattress that worked well for about five years then it no longer worked. I would awaken in terrible pain so I decided to try the night air mattress. There was a short learning curve to find the correct setting for me, once I found it my pain was greatly reduced. I'm very satisfied with the mattress so far. The mattress was easy to assemble after watching the video on you tube.View More Reviews
Unfortunately this bed was not for us. Both my husband and I experienced serious back and neck pain from our trial of the boyd night air. No matter which setting we tried it was a terrible night sleep. The air chamber felt like sleeping on a bag and when you moved the air would shift around to a different location almost like a waterbed feeling. We had tried a sleep number in the store and in hindsight maybe we should have ordered an air bed with a lot more padding but we were so disappointed with our experience and in pain we weren't willing to risk another try. To the company's credit, they were amazing and tried their very best to please us. I hate it didn't work out for us because they were awesome to work with and honored their guarantee. The return was easy easy. The materials were quality made. I guess I would recommend if you are considering this bed I would suggest buying the six chamber with ample foam or padding.
My husband and I tried out all sorts of mattresses before finally settling on this one. After reading Consumer Reports we decided we didn't need a lot of extra padding (after all, you can easily add that if you want it) and bought this. He likes his sleep surface firm, I like mine soft so it really works. Great price on this especially compared to other companies.
I have been sleeping on blow up air mattress for about a year and it finally gave out. When I looked online for a new air mattress I started seeing air beds. I found out they are not the same thing and decided to use my tax refund and get a real bed. Some people might say because this bed is the cheapest it is no frills, but I think it is perfect. I set it up all by myself with no problems.
I fractured my lower back years ago and have always struggled to find a comfortable mattress. Finally tried this bed and it is amazing. I have been sleeping on it for over a year now and have no complaints. I adjust it depending on how my back is feeling and I finally able to wake up and get out of bed without pain or stiffness. I highly recommend this bed!
This is definitely a no frills bed. But if you want something that is adjustable and will not make your wallet fly away this is pretty good alternative. We bought this for our daughter who has a hard time finding something comfortable. Only 2 chambers but she has found it adequate for her needs.
Was expecting a normal box truck, they were sending a 53" semi (no Liftgat), Called Matt in cust. service ,he said it would be corrected. Sent a 40" truck with liftgate. Our drive is 250" long capable of handling UPS and FedEx trucks, and my 32" 5th wheel. Ended up unloading 143 lb. frame and fairly heavy mattress box myself(driver slid them to end of liftgate)I'm 74 yrs old and in good shape ,but it was a chore,and I fortunately had a trailer. As we unloaded boxes in centerlane of 3 lane rd. ,it began to rain. Got the boxes in the dry ,finally. (pretty mad by that time), so I called Matt again. He was very nice again, and made an adjustment which was acceptable. In retrospect, I don't think I would choose to go through this again.Bed seems to be working properly, thank goodness. I'm sure sending a large freight truck is cheaper than sending a box truck down my driveway, but it sure was a pain in the A__.
We like our bed but the padding was very thin so got a 1 inch memory foam topper and it helps but would definitely recommend getting a upgraded mattress and spend a little more. Shipping did take forever we actually bought a upgraded model but parts were backorder and would of had to wait a few months couldn't wait that long but wish we would of
For the price, it's pretty amazing. But it really is an okay, only last a handful of years bed. Padding is minimal and we needed to replace our pump and controls twice in order to get one fully working unit. Customer service is decent-- shipping is forever slow. We actually wanted to upgrade to another version, but the hassle of returns and shipping was not worth the effort.
I'm a sucker for the cloud looking mattresses so this one caught my eye immediately. My husband was concerned that it would be too plush and we would not notice the difference with the air. There seems to be just the right amount of memory foam to be really comfortable but not so much that you can't feel the changes in the air pressure. Control is easy to use and we both enjoy it. I compared this with your six chambers but I liked the cover on this one more so.
Boyd Gel Foam Mattress lasted 5 years with a 10 year warranty, ripped right down the middle under very normal conditions on a queen size. Company has very small window of reporting any issues, their warranty is very tight (1 month) and will not work with you at all. You would think after spending $1300.00 they would at least offer some kind of pro-rated amount to help you get into another of their mattresses. Like most long warranty's they are basically worth nothing with the fine print. It is no wonder companies like Saatva are growing and thriving.
He gets the firmness he wants and I get the softness i like. Plus the lumbar setting is really comfortable for my hips
I wanted an air bed so that I could adjust it, but I didnt want a bed that I sunk into. So many beds out there have so much foam and they don't even tell you what it is. This bed is perfect. Just the right amount of foam and it has this gel stuff in it that helps me stay a little cooler at night. Wish I found this sooner.
I purchased the Ultra 6655 6-Chamber Air Bed Queen my total experience with customer service, delivery, assembly and function has been excellent. The bed was easy to setup and the adjustments for my wife and I are fantastic. We both are really enjoying this bed. Thanks and keep up the good work.
the concept is great, and my husband's half of the bed currenty works and he loves it. I love the concept and am sure I will be satisfied once I get parts and defects worked out.
good quality, easy to assemble
I bought this bed to replace a 2 year old mattress that was giving me back pains. Within a week this bed made my back pains disappear. The only reason I didn't give a five star rating is i had two issues with the bed. When I first received the bed I received a faulty air pump and 3 months after I had an air bladder start to leak. These issues were resolved very quickly and easily. Customer service was excellent so it made up for the issues. I would recommend this bed to anyone looking for an air bed.
wasn't happy with the crinkling noises every time I moved. wound up putting a one inch memory foam pad on top of the bed and that helped. still trying to adjust the bed.
We ordered a Queen size. I liked the quality of it but, it is too firm for me at any setting. We added a memory foam topper which helps.
I purchased the Ultra 6655 6-Chamber Air Bed, Split King and Adjustable Base Power Base 3 - and have been using them for about three months now. I was able to "roll" the boxes upstairs myself, and assembly was easy. We each set our own firmness and left it on auto to keep that constant firmness number. It has been great and very comfortable. I chose this model because I didn't want a lot of padding on top, since I sleep hot. I have been very comfortable with the temperature. The edges of the bed are firm enough to sit comfortably while putting on shoes, etc. We don't use the adjustable base as much as I thought I would, though I do secretly raise my partner's head a couple of inches when he is snoring and it helps. I raise both the head and foot sections when I change the sheets since it makes it easier to change the fitted twinXL sheets, by raising one mattress above the other so I can easily reach around it. However, if I did it again I probably wouldn't bother to get the adjustable base and would have gotten a regular king. (Though I do use the adjustments occasionally as mentioned) I purchased new twinXL fitted sheets for each of the two sections, but I think I could have used my existing king fitted sheet because it has deep pockets so can tolerate one side being raised while the other lays flat. Overall, we are very happy and comfortable in this bed.
This was a big step up from our normal routine of buying a pillowtop coil mattress every half a decade or so. It's hard to imagine that we made the wrong choice here though. I sleep comfortably and the quality seems superb. It was an investment that Im happy with so far and have recommended it to a close friend. Getting in while they have their deals going on definitely helps too Im sure.
My husband and I spent the better half of the last week searching for an air bed. We quickly realized there was little choice available. We went to the sleep number store and laid on their top of the line i10 (I think it is). We really liked everything about it except for the price. After researching further, I stumbled across this site and I'm glad we did. When comparing features it was apparent that they had everythign that select comfort did but at a more attractive price (not that price is everything) but they also have more chambers of adjustabllity which is nice for really getting your whole body in line. In the end we got a really nice adjustable bed for a lot less money.
Ordering was simple, shipping was fast and the set up took no time at all. We went with the Split King set as an "early Christmas gift to ourselves" as she likes to call it.
making the wife happy is what its all about right? she's very particular about how she sleeps while i can pretty much sleep on anything but being able to pick for ourselves is nice. happy wife, happy life.
Ordered the 6680 on a recommendation from a friend. So far so good. I did have to call customer service to add an adjustable base on after my initial order but Matt was helpful and extremely pleasant to work with.
Really happy with this bed. I like my side firmer than my wife so we can both adjust to how we like it. My back always hurts so i like having the separate support under my back.
If you want to be comfortable when you sleep, and have your body feel great when you wake up, then get this bed. Seriously! After hard workouts, I like that I can adjust the support differently under my lower back, so I'm less sore the next day :)
My husband and I love this bed. My husband can make his side firmer underneath his lower back, and I can make mine a bit more soft. We've both been sleeping really well so far!
Great bed. Wife and I both sleep well
Finally, I now get a good night's sleep. For years, I have had bad back problems when I get up in the morning....but not anymore. This bed is the most comfortable bed I have ever had! It was a great choice.
Not as good quality as I was expecting, but you get what you pay for.View More Reviews
I can't complain about this bed -- I am really happy with it and it feels comfortable to me. The only annoyance was that the shipping was late getting to me.
I've had a diamond for a couple years and it is definitely an okay bed. My hubby likes it more than I do. I want something more luxurious.
My last three beds are diamond beds. Their longevity isn't as good anymore, but I still love their products and stand by them as a good bed!
My bed started falling apart after only 3 months. It feels as if you are sleeping in a valley 10'' deep. We are not heavy people. After 9 months on the bed, we couldn't take it anymore.
We had two prior Diamond mattresses that we loved so we thought that we should get a third. We finally found a place with one and that is when the problems started. After only a month, it started to sag. It was like sleeping in a gutter. I called and they sent an inspector who said it was a 7/8 sag, which is within the normal range. The problem was when you get on it, it sags way worse. Sure, I am 200lbs and 6 foot, but my wife is the only 100lbs and the same thing was happening to her!
Purchased the Ethos latex mattress 6 months ago. At first it seemed comfortable, but after 2 months we couldn't sleep on it. We rotated it but nothing helped. Every morning I woke up in terrible back pain. Then I found out that the latex wasn't even latex. 80% polyurethane foam, 6% rayon & 14% latex! This seems like blatant fraud to me as this was very expensive and we thought we were buying pure latex. Very dissappointing.
I love soft beds and this one cradles me into a cocoon every night. I absolutey love the way it feels and think it is perfect if someone loves soft mattresses.
Maybe it is too soft for me because I feel like it is taking my body some getting used to. But the materials seem to be high quality so I am hoping that my body adjusts.
Just doesn't feel right for me. Luckily I was able to send it back right away and the customer service was good.
I am finally sleeping through the night again. I had an awful spring mattress and so happy that I opted to get a new latex bed.
I have purchased four mattresses from them over the years and am getting ready to purchase a new one. Not that the others need replacing, they are still in great shape, they were left behind in a move unfortunately. Dollar for dollar you won't find a better mattress anywhere. They are incredibly fast as well.
HORRIBLE place. I called and spoke with a salesman 2 days before I went in because their store is about an hour away from where I live. I told them exactly what I needed (I needed a custom mattress for my RV). They gave me prices of 2 different mattresses and explained to me the difference. I thought the prices were fair so I showed up and Nick was completely unprofessional. When I told him which bed I was most interested in he quoted me a price almost $250 higher than what I was told just 2 days before. He told me that whoever told me that does not know what they are talking about and he was sorry. I told him sorry does not pay for my gas to get down here. Sorry does give me back the time that I lost. Again he said he was sorry and there was nothing he could do. I even had proof of the prices I was given. When I told him I was going to take my business elsewhere he said "you think you can find a custom mattress for cheaper". I told him I know I can. Later that same day I bought a custom RV mattress 60x72 for $400 including taxes. Plus the mattress I purchased elsewhere was softer, had thicker memory foam, included a cool gel memory foam and had a better warranty. Stay away from these guys. They have no clue what customer service is. The first guy I spoke with on the phone was great but when you get there it is a completely different story. They will jack up the prices at least 35%. Trust me there are better options out there for a custom mattress or a regular sized mattress. You would think getting it directly from the factory would be cheaper but that is definitely NOT the case here.
Don't waste your money on this product they won't stand behind it when it counts. I bought this mattress because the sales person told me they would back this product if there were any problems. Well five years into a twenty five year warranty the side seams have pulled apart and the memory foam has failed badly. they sent out a contracted inspector who;s only job is to deny claims not provide the customer with quality service. Save your hard earned money and buy anything else !
They aren't so helpful with a warranty unless you live there. Don't buy these mattresses outside of Utah because they will tell you to send the mattress to them at your cost THEN they will determine if it qualifies under the warranty and they will "fix it". Then you pay to ship it back to your home, even if it falls under their scope of warranty. Bad customer service!
I've bought over 20 mattresses through the years and my uncle bought hundreds. Ernie is the greatest. Can't believe how he can hoist a mattress on his back and carry it. Hope you are well!
I went here as a kid, the owner is a great guy. The location is the best
I have owned the Ethos – Tranquility Luxury Medium Mattress (Approx. value $2800). Have been very satisfied with the mattress for around 3-4 years. Even though I have owned this mattress since October of 2014. The mattress was delivered to my Southern California residence in Santa Clarita. During the 1st year of purchase. I have only slept on this mattress once or twice for every 60 to 90 day period, It was not until September of 2015, when I have fully moved back from my Northern California address did I sleep on this mattress on a daily basis. So I have really had a good 3-4 year comfort experience before the mattress started to show the deformity. This deformity has resulted in not being able to sleep on my side of the bed due to the sagging of 1.5 to 2.5 inches over approximately 25% of the mattress. This uneven sagging is observable without the need for anyone to sit or even lean on the mattress. About 4 weeks ago I have contacted the reseller from whom I have purchased this mattress and was given the manufacturer contact information. I contacted Diamond Mattress and was required to submit photos and fax over a warranty claim form. Diamond required to send over an inspector to document and process the warranty claim. Diamond Inspector showed up on April 10, 2019 and took more photos and was able to determine that the deformity maybe corrected by replacing the broken bed foundation. The bed foundation was purchased along with the mattress as supplied from the reseller which happens to be original Diamond Mattress foundation. Additionally, when inspecting the mattress the Diamond inspector was able to expose 8-10 inch tear in the mattress stitching (not related to the foundation issue) which was only observable upon turning the mattress bottom up. The inspector said that Diamond Mattress will contact us within a week. On April 18, we heard back from Diamond and were told that even though the warranty would cover the mattress for 10 years, the mattress foundation would not be covered? Asked about the tear in the mattress and he said something along the lines 'we should have reported this issue upon purchase'? I am speechless as to the lack of common sense of that statement with which the Diamond representative insulted our intelligence. How can the Diamond representative assert that the tear in the mattress was already there upon the time the mattress was purchased and delivered? And assuming that was correct, where is the quality control in releasing and shipping a defective mattress and foundation to a consumer? And how many consumers are likely to flip the mattress on its back looking for such a defect? The mattress warranty states that it may be void if the wrong type of foundation is used. However, even when Diamond has supplied their own foundation, Diamond Mattress would not honor their warranty. My experience has demonstrated that Diamond Mattress Warranty is a lie. Diamond should have stood by their product and I should have been provided with a non-defective foundation for this very expensive mattress set. Bottom line close to $2800 investment in this mattress set which is really only worth to me less than $1000. Effectively, when I have purchased the Diamond Mattress product, I have lost close to $2000. My recommendation to anyone who does not want to go through a similar experience D o N o t B u y a D i a m o n d M a t t r e s s
I purchased a Diamond mattress (Spinal Comfort) and paid more than I would have because of the 'Forever Warranty' feature sold me. I recently filed a claim because the upper portion (pillow top) is sagging. Diamond Mattress sent Integrated Bedding Group and reported 3/4" depressions on both sides, left and right, and the top left has shifted outward 2" in a 64" long area. The report also includes a faint yellow 30" stain. This was a pee stain from my baby. John, Diamond Mattress Warranty, said the stain voids my warranty. I explained it is a faint stain on the right side and the pillow top of the mattress is sagging on the left with a length of 64". This does not make sense. There is definitely a defect in materials and/or workmanship. FOREVER WARRANTY IS NOT TRUE. DO NOT FALL FOR THIS FEATURE.
I bought a Diamond Sleep Princess Pillow Top Mattress last Fall and was really looking forward to finally getting a good night's sleep. I got it home and set up and while it was ok at first, within the first three months it started sagging in the middle and has only gotten worse. Maybe I should've chosen a slightly firmer mattress, but all I know is for the money I paid, I'm very disappointed in the quality of this mattress and will never buy this brand again.