You might try to keep your mattress from getting dirty, but over time it's hard to avoid. Both mattress protectors and pads are great investments that can help increase your mattress' longevity. While the term protectors and pads often become interchangeable, each has unique features. Here are some factors to consider when choosing between a mattress pad and mattress protector for your bed.
|Mattress Protector||Mattress Pad|
|Comfort||Less comfort||More comfort|
|Absorbent||Less absorption||More absorption|
|Bed Bugs||More protection||Less protection|