Main Menu
Articles Home
Most Popular Articles
Top Authors
Submit Articles
Submission Guidelines
Link to Us
Bookmark
Contact Us





Translate this page
 


 
Home / Home / Home Improvement

Choosing Your Futon Mattresses

By:Carl Walker


There are some factors that have to be considered when buying futon mattresses. For example, the weight of the mattress will determine the ease of reconfiguring the futon sofa into a bed. Secondly, the rigidity of the futon mattress will also govern how the mattress folds over the frame when it’s used as a couch or chair. Check out the rigidity rating before buying one. Thick futon mattresses of about 8 or 9 inches in thickness are ideal for regular use.



Futon mattresses need a lot of care than conventional ones. They should be turned every time the sheets are changed, and be aired out frequently to prevent quick wearing. Mattress pads should also be considered which protects the futon from moisture and dust. Vacuuming, scrubbing and washing with laundry detergent and water can really help keep your futon mattress in a good shape.



Here are some of the best Futon mattresses available on the market that you might want to consider when shopping:



Elite CR Comfy Premier 3000 Jr. Twin Ottoman Futon Mattress: The Comfy Premier 3000 has four layers of specially blended cotton, with a triple Foam core for extra resilience. It is also precision-tufted to keep the futon mattress contents from shifting, and has a fiber content of PolyCotton Blend, Polyester, Foam, and Cotton. The Comfy Premier 3000 costs around $40. There is also the Comfy Foam 1000 which features two layers of specially blended cotton with resilient Foam core. It’s also precision-tufted, and with the same fiber content.



Simmons Futon Mattress: Simmons is one of the largest futon manufacturers, which offers futon mattresses and frames in chair, full, Loveseat, and queen sizes. Their futon mattress products are characterized by the traditional Pocketed Coil system, layered cotton and foam construction.



Simmons Best Rest Genteel Futon Mattress is a No flip construction never requires turning, designed to bear the constant folding and unfolding, with individual pockets that contain the steel coils allow the unit to bend and fold, making a more resilient sleep surface. It also features the Simmons pocketed coil inner-spring topped with convoluted foam and cotton, and costs around $300.



Simmons Deep Sleep Elegance Futon Mattress is the popular mattress in the Simmons series. It features two layers of plush convoluted foam, four layers of half-inch foam, and two layers of our custom cotton-poly blend. The manufacturer suggests using it mostly for seating. It costs around $150.



Wolf futon Latex Plush: This futon mattress is constructed with 3 batts of Dura-Ease cotton, 2 batts of Polyester, 2 layers of 1" synthetic latex foam, 2 layers of 2 1/2" plush, convoluted finger foam for plush and 23 machine laced tufts. It is considered to be the softest and most plush mattress of all the Wolf Mattresses, which costs around $280.



Gemini Futon frame cushioning system: features Pressurized Construction, a twill fabric to hold the tuft in the mattress, convoluted 4 pound density foam, Tape Edge Closure to present a clean tailored look, and Compression Lace Tufting to compress, strengthen and control the overstuffed cushioning materials. The futon mattress is available for about $500.



Fu-Chest Futon Mattress: is designed to fit the Fu-Chest bed, featuring a seven-layer filling with a fire-retardant natural cotton/polyester duck cover. The medium-firm mattress is tufted to keep the futon mattress contents from shifting even after repeated folding. It is available in twin and full sizes, and costs around $140.



Digg del.icio.us Blink Stumble Spurl Reddit Netscape Furl

Article keywords: futon, futons, furniture, home decor, remodeling, beds, mattresses

Article Source: http://www.articles3k.com

Futons are stylish, functional, and versatile; they can be integrated into nearly any setting.








Related Articles
  • 1). Building Your Dream Home - Part 3  By : Mark J. Donovan
    Exterior Framing Continues With the home’s sub-floor down and the exterior walls framed and up, the framing crew was on to the roof. Though the roof was rather simple in structure with just a 12/12 pitch and no valleys it was a significant framing undertaking due to just the size and height of it. The house was 32 feet wide by 44 feet in length, and the exterior side walls stood 11 feet tall in the great room.

  • 2). Antique Fireplace Mantels  By : Jason Cox
    Are you looking to change your plain old boring fireplace mantel? Well if you’re thinking about setting up an antique fireplace mantel that will go with the classy theme the rest of your house has, don’t fret it can be easily achieved. These are timeless and sophisticated mantels that have long ago been associated with mansions and palaces. But now you can get that same look in your home.

  • 3). Add Luxury In Your Bathroom With The Curved Shower Curtain Rods  By : Adam Peters
    The innovative curved shower curtain rods expand the shower space by at least 25% to 35%. The simple installation of the shower rods instantly increase the width of your bathroom by at least 6” and make your bathroom look much more spacious than normal size. The curved shower curtain rods are very easy to install and comes in package with at least four wood screws, four tile anchors, four sheetrock anchors and two setscrews and an Allen wrench.

  • 4). Things To Think About With Hardwood Floors  By : Noel Matthew
    A hardwood floor is a flooring that is made of true hardwoods. The floor is made of nothing but planks of wood. They can be finished in any number of ways with a variety of stains. For many, there is nothing more beautiful and more natural to have than true hardwood floors in their homes. Yet, the purchase of these floors is expensive so, therefore, anyone doing so should make their decisions wisely.

  • 5). Kitchen Safety: Keeping Stovetops and Ovens Clean  By : Vincent Platania
    The kitchen is the heart of a family’s house. It is in this room that a family prepares meals, shares meals, and gathers to talk about the day. This is the room where guests gather, where friends play games around the kitchen table, and where parents might relish a quiet time at the end of the day. It is also one of the leading locations for a household fire, an accident, or germs that breed food-borne illness.

  • 6). Types of disposable wipers sold in the current cleaning and health markets.  By : Lee Harris
    There are many types of disposable wipers sold in the current janitorial and healthcare markets. Each type of wiper is suited for an individual use and treated with different chemicals. Center pull disposable wipers are great for anywhere you need disposable wipers in a hurry. These wipers are loaded into a dispenser and the wipers are dispensed through a central hole on the bottom of the dispenser.

  • 7). Consumer Revolution In The Home Warranty Industry  By :
    Imagine going to the grocery store… but when you get there, someone tells you what to buy. They load up your cart with goods – regardless of whether you need them or not – and expect you to pay full price for them. When you get home, what do you do? You toss out the sardines and the artichoke hearts and wish that you could have bought more toothpaste.

  • 8). A Look at Solid Hardwood Floors  By : Marcus Peterson
    Solid hardwood floors should neither be installed over a concrete slab nor below ground level because of high moisture sensitivity. Unsightly gaps appear when moisture dries and the floors contract in the winter heating months. The floors expand and gaps disappear during summers. The wood planks may buckle or cup because of excessive moisture. In view of these facts, enough space should be left for expansion and wood should be acclimated.

  • 9). The Basics of Solar Power For Your Home  By : SolarMan
    Solar power is an alternative energy source with tremendous economic and environmental benefits. If you’re considering it for your home, here are the basics. Sunning Your Home Put simply, solar power works by converting free sunlight into usable energy. This process involves using photovoltaic tiles or platforms to capture the energy inherent in sunlight.

  • 10). How to maintain a mop bucket.  By : Lee Harris
    How To Properly Care For Your Mop Bucket Caring for your mop bucket properly can help extend the life of the mop bucket and reduce contaminants and bacteria growth in your environment. Here are some simple steps to take in caring for your bucket: Rinse mop buckets thoroughly after each use. Turn the mop bucket upside to dry. Check mop buckets for cracks and cleanliness regularly.



 


© 2013 articles3k.com - Privacy Policy