The Tempur-Pedic Difference

Layers of life-changing sleep

Previously sold by select retailers, Essential features a medium feel with all the life-changing benefits of TEMPUR® Material: personalized comfort, pressure-relieving power and unmatched motion cancellation.


Medium Feel for a perfect balance of comfort & support

Essential Layers large

A. Premium Fabric Cover
Breathable, moisture-wicking, super-stretch cover with antimicrobial treatment that protects the mattress against common allergens, such as dust mite dander and mold.

B. Comfort Layer
Featuring our TEMPUR-ES® Material, a softer formulation that delivers a balance of cushioning comfort and responsive support.

C. Support Layer
Legendary TEMPUR® Material responds to your body's temperature, weight and shape for truly personalized comfort.

D. Base Layer
Serves as the "base" for the TEMPUR® Material layers, dispersing heat from the mattress to help you feel cooler.

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  • Twin Long: 38" x 80", 43.1 lbs
  • Queen: 60" x 80", 67.4 lbs
  • King: 76" x 80", 84.5 lbs
  • Split King (2-piece): 76" x 80" total, 86.2 lbs total

*Measurements of each individual mattress may vary.


10" Approximately

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  • The Essential is a special edition model that was previously only sold in select retailers. It’s now available on at 40% off for a limited time — or while supplies last.

  • Yes, both the Essential™ and Cloud® mattresses are included in our 90-night sleep trial. That means if you don't love your mattress within 90 days of purchase, we'll work with you to make it right. Plus, the mattress is covered by our 10-Year Limited Warranty, so you can sleep worry-free for a full decade.

  • The Tempur-Pedic Essential™ mattress features a medium-soft feel. Similar to our TEMPUR-Cloud Prima® and TEMPUR-Adapt® Medium, all three models feature our Original TEMPUR® Material and TEMPUR-ES® (Extra Soft) Material.

  • We use an in-home delivery service to deliver these products. Once you place your order, they will call you to schedule your delivery. Delivery is typically within a few weeks from the day you placed your order, with metro areas usually faster than rural areas. When they deliver your new bed, they will set it up in your bedroom and remove the packing materials. They will even remove your old mattress and box spring, unless you ask them not to.

    *TEMPUR-Cloud® ships via UPS Ground and does not include in-home set-up or mattress removal services.

  • Absolutely. After you place your online order, our in-home delivery service will call you to schedule your free white glove mattress delivery. Item(s) typically arrive within a few weeks from the date you placed your order, with metro areas serviced a bit quicker than rural areas. Please be aware that unforeseen delivery delays may occur. When our shipping agents deliver your new bed, they’ll also set it up in your bedroom and remove all the packing materials. They’ll even take your old mattress and box spring, if requested.

  • Simply put, for a full decade after you purchase your new Tempur-Pedic®, if the mattress has a defect covered under the warranty guidelines, we’ll replace or repair it. This includes all parts of the mattress. Remember to register your new Tempur-Pedic® products online to successfully activate all applicable warranties.

    Note that there are certain circumstances that will automatically void the manufacturer’s warranty, including inappropriate foundation use and physical damage. You can read the full warranty details here.

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