Before You Buy a Futon Mattress

by Concierge Matcher on March 3, 2011

futon mattressIt is a fact that not every piece of furniture is guaranteed to suite your home. Aside from appearance, size and usefulness of the piece are things that ought to be considered. Though the futon mattress has been found to be a good addition in many homes, this doesn’t mean the same will be true for you. Here are some things you should remember before you get a futon.

Space

Futons are known for their ability to maximize your space by serving as both a couch and a bed. However, if you already have a room that is filled with furniture, you might not have space for another piece no matter how useful it may seem.  Remember that a room that is stuffed with all sorts of furniture will loose its cozy look and start looking cramped.

Size

Once you know the space you have available in your home, you can now determine the size of the futon you can afford to fit into the room. Not only is the room the basis for this but also the person who will make use of the futon should be considered. You should be sure that whoever uses the futon will be able to sleep comfortably with no limbs protruding.

Kind

Since there are different kinds of futons available, it is wise to know the one you want first. If you are looking for something that is easy to convert, get the bi-fold futon. On the other hand if you are mainly concerned with whether the futon will be able to fit into your door, then go for the tri-fold futon.

In conclusion, the space, size and kind of futon mattress you get are three of the most important things you should think about before choosing your futon. This way, you will make a more well-informed decision.

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