You’re supposed to flip and rotate your mattress periodically to keep it from getting lopsided, but it’s easy to forget about the chore. It helps to find a method that helps you keep track of when you last flipped it and which way you’re supposed to plop it next.
Household Management 101 offers a simple way of making sure your rotations stay regular and accurate. You take two index cards and write “January” and “October” at the tops of both. Then rotate the cards 180 degrees and write “April” on the opposite end of the January card and “July” on the other end of the October card.
Pin one card to the head of the bed and the other to the foot. Flip and rotate your mattress to make sure the card on the foot of your bed matches the most recent month, reading right-side-up, and you’ll always be on the proper rotation schedule.
Turning Mattress Tips – How To Guide And Keeping Track Of When To Flip It [Household Management 101]