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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 01 Mar 2013 01:05 #46

Thanks for the reply. The Dormier cover looks nice, though if it went over the 7 Comfort it would make it tough to fluff the topper. I am trying to make sure I protect the mattress well from any moisture or fluids so that the mattress warranty won't be jeopardized.

I thought I would bring up another aspect of support vs. pressure relief that I haven't seen discussed. My wife and I slept on a Costco Novaform memory jell topper for a while. Eventually, after it softened I found my shoulders aching badly when I slept on my back. I realized that the topper was letting my upper torso sink in while my shoulders stayed high. Essentially it was hammocking me into a round shouldered posture that was probably made worse by the tendon damage in my shoulders. Do you think the 7 Comforts topper would do this? I was in real pain until I figured out what was happening and returned the Novaform to Costco.

I have ordered the Snowmass and it will be delivered Saturday. I wasn't concerned about the price difference between it and the Aspen, so I decided to take your advice and go firm and then look at toppers. I will do a review after we have it for a while and have fine-tuned it.

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 01 Mar 2013 02:06 #47

I just ordered the Seven Comfort topper. I was going to spend $100 at Denver Mattress for a fiber filled mattress pad for a little extra cushion. I realized it made more sense to put that money towards this topper. Not much risk here, especially after the positive reviews from Phoenix and Coventry. :P Let's hope we are as comfy as you two!

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 01 Mar 2013 02:10 #48

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Hi LEW,

Thanks for the reply. The Dormier cover looks nice, though if it went over the 7 Comfort it would make it tough to fluff the topper. I am trying to make sure I protect the mattress well from any moisture or fluids so that the mattress warranty won't be jeopardized.


I don't think the Dormier would make it any more difficult than any other type of protector that went over the topper and mattress. All of them usually have stretch sides and corners (like a fitted sheet) or elastic that lets you put it over the topper and then tuck it under the mattress. For most people "water resistant" would be fine and it would take a fairly serious "accident" to go though this but for "waterproof" then one of the membrane types is usually the choice even though it can be warmer. I chose the Natura because I wanted the wool but many others would choose the thinner type because it has less effect on the mattress but the most common type would normally be the thinner membrane types even with the possibility of some extra heat.

I thought I would bring up another aspect of support vs. pressure relief that I haven't seen discussed. My wife and I slept on a Costco Novaform memory jell topper for a while. Eventually, after it softened I found my shoulders aching badly when I slept on my back. I realized that the topper was letting my upper torso sink in while my shoulders stayed high. Essentially it was hammocking me into a round shouldered posture that was probably made worse by the tendon damage in my shoulders. Do you think the 7 Comforts topper would do this? I was in real pain until I figured out what was happening and returned the Novaform to Costco.


Lateral or "side to side" alignment as well as joint alignment can be as important as spinal alignment and can certainly be an issue. It's discussed in a quite a few places in more depth including here and here and here and here and here .

The shredded latex in the Seven Comforts is relatively soft and less resilient than a solid layer. With side to side alignment on your back then displacement under the bony prominences (hips, shoulders, and pelvic crest) isn't as important and you may be better off with a firmer topper to "hold up" the center part of your body more. I think your own experience, judgement, and "educated" intuition would probably be the best judge about whether a relatively firmer or softer topper would be better because I can't see you on the mattress or feel what you feel. In either case it certainly wouldn't be as "risky" as memory foam because even the shredded latex would be more resilient and supportive than lower density memory foam.

I have ordered the Snowmass and it will be delivered Saturday. I wasn't concerned about the price difference between it and the Aspen, so I decided to take your advice and go firm and then look at toppers. I will do a review after we have it for a while and have fine-tuned it.


Congratulations on your new mattress :)

Once you receive it I would wait a few weeks to go through any adjustment to a new sleeping surface and any initial softening and break in of the mattress before deciding whether a topper is necessary of what type would be best if it is.

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 01 Mar 2013 02:25 #49

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Essentially it was hammocking me into a round shouldered posture that was probably made worse by the tendon damage in my shoulders. Do you think the 7 Comforts topper would do this?


The 7C topper can 'nest' a bit I think. It's pretty much the nature of a shredded or loose filled topper I think. It shakes out really nice though so it's not a big deal to me. Obviously my 7C is still going strong and I still really like it. <3

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 05 May 2013 15:20 #50

I thought I would post an update on Seven Comforts. Their domain name expired on May 5th, so their website is gone. :( Some of their other products are still available on Amazon. Let's keep an eye on developments to see if the topper re-appears on Amazon. Lew

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 05 May 2013 15:53 #51

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Hi Lew,

Wow ... are you ever fast :)

Thanks for the update. I'm curious as well if they just forgot to renew their domain, if they plan to continue on Amazon, or if there is some "other" explanation for the expiry.

I'll keep an eye on them as well but it's the first time I've seen both king and queen sizes unavailable on Amazon.

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 31 Jul 2013 20:23 #52

Bad news ordered seven comforts never got the cover. I tried to contact them by email 4 times and got auto replies only. They do not have a phone number listed on their site. I'm having to dispute my purchase with PayPal. I find the other latex cover (lanoodle) way to expensive 500 for the king. Any other thoughts.

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 31 Jul 2013 23:16 #53

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Sorry to hear that you're having to deal with a refund but PayPal is (normally) pretty straightforward about it. When I did my research (over a year ago), I only found 3 of the "shredded latex toppers" and one of them was the 7 comforts. The other two were the LaNoodle that you mentioned and the FloBeds topper . The FloBeds version looks interesting since it's customizable but it looks to be around the same price as the LaNoodle version.

Since many places sell shredded latex and even LaNoodles by the pound you might want to look into having a tailor or a upholstery shop do a custom cover and see if you can bring the costs down that way. I know that my king size 7 Comforts topper weighs about 40 lbs and you can check with Phoenix about the size and weight of his LaNoodle topper for comparison. I know there are differences between the 7C and the LaNoodle and Phoenix can fill in more blanks than I could for comparisons - I'm pretty sure he's got both kinds.

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 01 Aug 2013 03:37 #54

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Hi MikeK,

That's really unfortunate although like Coventry I think you will have no problem with a refund from Paypal. I hope you let us know how it turns out. In the meantime I've added a link to your post beside the description of the Seven Comforts in about a dozen posts around the forum that people may refer to so that others will know as well not to order it until (and if) their situation becomes clear.

Besides the Seven comforts ... post #2 here and the other posts it links to have guidelines, suggestions, and sources for toppers that may help.

My comments about the Lanoodles are in post #38 here . I don't remember what it weighed and I'll have to see if we still have the shipping box with the label but I think it was around 15 lbs or so ... perhaps less.

It's certainly not as thick as the Seven comforts but the pieces or lanoodles are much larger and it has more of a featherbed feel to it so from a materials point of view it wouldn't have the same "material" value but from a performance point of view it works very well.

I think that Coventry's suggestion about buying the lanoodles by the pound and making your own topper with a cover that has either some kind of tufting or baffling is a good one. I think that with this design and the way the lanoodles are designed to "flow" more like a featherbed that tufting (like their own design) would be a better choice.

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Re: Review of the Seven Comforts latex topper 03 Aug 2013 18:37 #55

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Pulled up seven comforts website and they are offering a great discount on the king size topper. Check it out

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