One of the most common question I see involving futons is. What is the mattress quality? If you had experience with a futon when you were younger odds are it was your typical cheaply made overseas metal frame and low grade cotton mattress. The cotton would shift in these mattresses and cause horrible lumps in the mattresses.
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The Futon Shop makes futon mattresses with organic ingredients like cotton, wool, and latex. They also use green alternatives to common ingredients like soy foam, soy memory foam, gel soy memory foam, and recycled steel coils. With that being said the combinations of these ingredients comprise over 40 mattresses that The Futon Shop currently sells. If you don’t find one you like you can also get any combination of ingredients in your own custom mattress. All their mattresses are made in the United States in San Francisco California at their manufacturing plant. They all meet the current american standards to guarantee organic quality for their organic ingredients and they are a leader in the farm to bedroom movement spreading throughout the furniture industry.
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The Futon Shop also is one of the largest retailers of platform beds in the United States. They manufacture a good portion of their mattresses specifically to be used for sleeping and not sitting.
So I have put together this handy guide to go over 3 types of use intended for the mattresses offered by The Futon Shop.
3 Types of Use
1. Mattresses that 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.
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2. Mattresses that have been specifically designed for use on both platform bed frames and futon sofa beds
These mattresses can be used on a futon frame or platform bed frame interchangeably. Most of the mattresses made by The Futon Shop are designed this way.
Click to see The Futon Shop’s selection of Sofa Bed Mattresses.
3. Mattresses that have been specifically designed for use on a sofa bed frame and are not recommended for every night sleep
These mattresses are for futons only. They are intended to by used on futons as separate seating areas. They goal of these mattresses is to provide look and comfort while not breaking the bank.
Click to see The Futon Shop’s selection of Futon Mattresses.