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    Hi,

    Was greeted with an old mattress which is pretty worn when I moved into my flat not too long ago. It's not very comfortable so want to know how to resolve this without forking out on a new mattress. I've thought about buying a mattress topper which just looks like a thick piece of cloth really. I've seen one which is 1.5cm and am unsure if this will make much difference until I see it in person. What do you think? Has anyone bought one? Probably going to go buy one on Sunday. I've been lying on a folded thin fleece blanket to help slightly but it's not great. Anyone had similar problems? Any help would be great. Thanks x
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    Have you tried flipping the mattress?

    Other than getting a topper, putting duvets over it or buying a new one there isn't really anything you can do.
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    Have you asked your landlord to replace it? Sometimes they will.

    If not then I'd suggest buying a thick duvet and putting it under your sheet - it basically acts as a mattress topper but is cheaper. If you want to then you could buy an actual mattress topper.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    Have you tried flipping the mattress?

    Other than getting a topper, putting duvets over it or buying a new one there isn't really anything you can do.
    Yeah I flipped it but it's still not nice to sleep on. Yeah I was thinking of buying another duvet to sleep on top of as they are thick. Thanks for your reply x
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    (Original post by Jenx301)
    Have you asked your landlord to replace it? Sometimes they will.

    If not then I'd suggest buying a thick duvet and putting it under your sheet - it basically acts as a mattress topper but is cheaper. If you want to then you could buy an actual mattress topper.
    Yeah, people who were there on move-in day (Like the lady who did my check-in, and a maintenance guy) had to phone the landlord for other things, so they asked him about the mattress but apparently it's not him that provides the mattress as they are a "personal" thing. Sounds like a load of BS to me but there we are lol. When I viewed the flat the bed was not there but instead there was a sofa bed and I was told by the estate agent that the person living here had their mattress and bed in storage and they would be there when I move in (or something to that effect) Thanks for your reply x
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    Come to think of it, I'm lying on top of my duvet now and it's uncomfortable so if I did buy another one and lie on it, it wouldn't be much different. Noooooo! x
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    The landlord's said he's going to order me a new one 😊
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