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Casper Mattress Protector Review

Written by - Keith Cushner.
Casper Mattress Protector Review

The Bottom Line.

  • The Mattress Protector from Casper is a durable, waterproof cover that’s soft, breathable and virtually silent.
  • 100-night sleep trial and limited 1-year limited warranty.
  • The Mattress Protector provides protection for the mattress against moisture and spills, but doesn’t offer any additional comfort.

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15 Hours of Lab Testing

4 Sleep Experts Consulted

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General Overview

  • Virtually silent
  • No change in the feeling of the sleep surface
  • Skirting is designed to shrink to the sides of your mattress for a perfect fit every time
  • Deeper than most mattress protectors at 16”
  • Machine washable
  • Waterproof while still allowing airflow through the mattress so you don’t overheat

Cons

  • May need to wash the protector a few times before use for a perfect fit
  • The deep protector may bunch or slip on thinner mattresses

Quick Summary

To help keep your mattress clean and protect it from damage caused by liquid, Casper offers The Mattress Protector, which keeps your bed dry without causing excess noise or heat. Unlike other mattress protectors that can keep you awake with noisy plastic sheeting, The Mattress Protector from Casper is quiet and soft and doesn’t noticeably change the feeling of your mattress.

At 16 inches deep, The Mattress Protector is deeper than most similar products, and designed with a 360-degree elastic skirting that conforms to your mattress. The breathable cover is made from layers of polyester and waterproof polyethylene film backed by a polyester knit blend with a skirting of polyester, nylon, and spandex. Together, this creates a soft and comfortable mattress pad that resists moisture, but still allows enough airflow to prevent overheating.

Read on to learn more about the Casper Mattress Protector in terms of product ratings, construction, and pricing, as well as find information about the company’s policies and similar products to consider.

 

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Casper Mattress Protector Ratings

Our testing team conducted in-depth evaluations to rate the Casper Mattress Protector in several categories. Here’s what they found.

 

Casper Mattress Protector Ratings
Category Criteria Pad or Protector Rating What Our Testing Shows
Durability The average protector or pad needs to be replaced after two to three years of consistent use, though occasional-use pads may last longer. Material composition is usually the most telling factor about pad durability. Excellent All of our testers found the Casper mattress protector to be durable, and had no complaints about how well it holds up to normal use.
Breathability Mattress protectors and pads can vary in breathability. A breathable pad or protector allows air to move around the sleeper, helping maintain a neutral temperature, while others can inhibit airflow, creating a hotter sleep environment. Good Although the nylon cover and polyethylene film on the inside of the protector make it waterproof, that is at the expense of some breathability. However, the protector is primarily made from breathable polyester and designed with microscopic pores that encourage airflow while still maintaining spill resistance, so any temperature difference is likely to be minimal.
Mattress Protection Mattress protection refers to how well the pad or protector shields a mattress from liquids, stains, and general damage. Excellent Casper calls their mattress protector “everything proof” and our testing confirms that it creates a completely water and moisture proof surface, preventing damage, stains, and odors from spills and accidents.
Comfort Adjustement Some pads and protectors have an added comfort layer, this rating reflects how well the pad cushions a sleeper. N/A The mattress protector isn’t designed to add any additional comfort, but it may provide a small amount of added comfort.
Noise Most pads and protectors are quiet, but some produce crinkling sounds and other noises that can annoy sleepers. Very Good Because of the materials used in the Casper mattress protector, you won’t have the same plastic crinkling sounds when you move. The protector is practically silent.
Fit Some pads and protectors tend to bunch up under the sheets, while others come off the mattress over time. This rating reflects how well the pad/protector fits a mattress of average thickness (10”-13”). Poor The most common customer complaint about the Casper mattress protector is that it is too big for the mattress, and causes uncomfortable bunching and wrinkling. The protector is 16” deep, larger than most other protectors, and designed to be tucked under the mattress to prevent shifting/. Washing and drying before use does make the protector somewhat smaller, but in many cases, the shrinkage isn’t substantial enough that the cover can fit even Casper mattresses perfectly.

Overall, the Casper Mattress Protector is an easy care, high-quality, and durable option that provides exceptional protection against stains, spills, and normal wear and tear on the mattress. It’s comfortable and silent, and doesn’t disrupt sleep like other mattress protectors can. The protector also allows enough air flow so the mattress doesn’t get too hot.

The major drawback to the Casper Mattress Protector is the fit, especially on the queen and king-size. The Casper Mattress Protector is deeper than others (16 inches as opposed to 10-13 inches) and designed with elastic skirting that can be tucked under the mattress, ensuring a perfect fit. The company also recommends washing and drying the protector before use to ensure a better fit. Nevertheless, one of the chief complaints is that even after washing, drying and tucking, the protector is still too large and shifts and bunches under the sheets during the night.

 

Technical Details

What You Need to Know About Casper Mattress Protectors

Sizing and Pricing

The next table lists width, length, and height measurements for all six Casper mattress protectors in each available size, along with current price-points.

 

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    Twin $85
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    Twin XL $85
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    Full $95
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    Queen $95
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    King $105
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    Cal King $105

Construction and Firmness

Let’s take a closer look at how Casper protectors are made. The following table lists mattress protection level, material components, cover components (if any), and the pocket depth of the protector or pad.

 

Model Mattress Protection Level Material Components Cover Components Pocket Depth
Casper Mattress Protector ‘High’ Waterproof Polyethylene Film
Polyester Knit Spandex
Polyester and Nylon Blend
Polyester top layer
Waterproof film midlayer
Knit backing
Elastic Skirting
16″

The Casper Mattress Protector is made of soft, breathable materials designed to provide waterproof protection without creating a hot or noisy sleep surface. The thin waterproof polyethylene film provides exceptional protection against moisture without the feel or sound of many plastic covers. The cover is also designed with microscopic pores that allow for airflow, which keeps the cover from making the mattress too hot. The elastic skirting is made from a blend of Spandex, polyester, and nylon and extends all the way around the cover and is designed to conform to your mattress, no matter how deep.

 

Set-Up and Care Instructions

Casper recommends washing your mattress protector before putting it on your bed to help ensure a perfect fit; the company notes that it may take several washes to get the fit exactly right. The protector is machine washable on a warm cycle and can be tumbled dried on low. Do not wash with hot water or dry on high, as this will damage the mattress protector, causing shrinkage and making it less waterproof. Do not dry clean your mattress protector.

Although the Casper Mattress Protector is designed for a perfect fit, you may find that it’s deeper than necessary for your mattress. If you have excess cover, tuck it between the mattress and base.

 

Availability

The Casper Mattress Protector is available online at Casper.com and Amazon.com as well as in brick-and-mortar locations around the country. Select Target stores and Target.com also carry the Casper Mattress Topper.

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  • Sleep Trial 100 nights

  • Shipping Free shipping to the lower 48 states and most of Canada.

  • Warranty 1-year limited

  • Made In USA, Finished in Mexico

  • Where Do They Ship?

    Casper ships to the US and Canada.

  • Full Delivery Policy

    Mattress protectors ship free via UPS to the contiguous US and parts of Canada; customers in Alaska, Hawaii and the northern territories pay for shipping. The same policies apply to returns.

  • Trial Period and Warranty Details

    Casper offers a 100-night sleep trial on the mattress protectors. The trial begins when the package is delivered. If you decide to return the mattress protector during the trial period, log in to your Casper account for return instructions and a free shipping label. If you purchased your mattress protector from a third-party retailer, follow that retailer’s individual return policy.

    The 1-year limited warranty covers against defects in materials or workmanship. It does not cover normal wear and tear or damage caused by improper use. Note that the warranty does not apply to mattress protectors purchased from unauthorized third party retailers.

     

Company Information

  • Customer Service

    8 of 10 owner experiences show customers have had a positive experience with Casper, regardless of whether they liked their mattress protector.

     

  • BBB Rating

    Casper Sleep, Inc. has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

     

  • Company History

    Casper Sleep launched in 2014, and is headquartered in New York City.

     

  • Physical Stores

    Casper has brick-and-mortar stores in the following cities: San Francisco, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, Torrance, CA, Denver, CO, Aventura, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Oakbrook, IL, Chestnut Hill, MA, Bloomington, MN, Short Hills, NJ, New York, NY, White Plains, NY, Huntington Station, NY, King of Prussia, PA, and Austin, TX.

     

  • Contact Casper

    Online form | 1-888-498-0003 | Casper.com

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Other Casper Products

Casper also offers the following sleep products in addition to their mattress toppers:

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