All mattresses should be kept on a slatted frame or foundation. Slatted frames and foundations allow for proper ventilation, creating air flow underneath the mattress, evaporating moisture, and avoiding condensation.
The average person loses about a pint of moisture a night. Our bodies warm up our beds, but solid surfaces, such as floors or solid plywood do not warm up at the same rate, which results in accumulation of condensation that cannot fully dry out. This not only leads to compaction, shortening the life of your mattress, but to the possible growth of mold and mildew.
A futon mattress or any mattress can mold if it gets no air circulation. You must not use your mattress on the floor or on a solid piece of wood. The moisture from your body and air gets absorbed into the top of the mattress and it cannot be released than it will stay in the cotton as cotton absorbs moisture and could mold. That is why we offer futon and platform beds with slats.
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These Mattresses have been specifically designed for every night sleep on a platform bed frame for maximum comfort and will not bend on a futon sofa bed
These mattresses are designed to be used on platform bed frames as typical mattresses. They ether are to heavy to be used on a futon or have a large slab of soy foam or latex so they will not bend as easily.
Serenity Plus Organic Latex Wool and Cotton Mattress – Premier Selection
Support Max Futon Cushion
Serenity Latex Futon Mattress – Eco-friendly
Heavenly Glacier Gel Memory Foam
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