Before latex mattresses were launched in the market, spring mattresses were the most popular. However the benefits that latex mattress has over the traditional mattresses makes it more popular among the masses today. The usual problem of pressure points that exists in the traditional spring mattresses is done away with in the latex mattresses. The spring mattresses tend to become loose causing mattress depression and sleeping on a depressed mattress can be very uncomfortable and lead to back aches.
The lattes mattress in turn is made of foam hence not susceptible of depression. Latex mattresses give extra comfort to your back. Also latex mattress prevents any bacteria or dust mites. Hence it does not need regular disinfectant and cleaning. A lot of mold formation occurs in traditional spring mattresses which often lead to formation of diseases. With the latex material you can be rest assured as it is not prone to mold formation. Also latex mattresses are bio-degradable.