Category Archives for Futon Mattress Advice

Unfold a Futon

How to Unfold a Futon: The Before and After Techniques

What we describe as futons in the Western hemisphere is actually different from what people in the Eastern hemisphere know of. Futons, for us, are a type of sofa bed. However, sofa beds usually come outfitted with their mattresses and cushions and have a spring base, but futons have springless frames, and the mattress usually […]

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Why do Japanese Sleep on Futons

Why do Japanese Sleep on Futons?

You don’t need to be an anime buff or interested in Japanese culture in general all that much to know that the Japanese preferred place of sleep are a combination of mat, blanket and small pillow called a futon which regularly resides on the floor. Quick Navigation The Futon as Part of The Japanese Way […]

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What Size are Futons

What Size are Futons?

Getting a futon can be a great and stylish way to both update your living space and solve the problem of sleeping arrangements which may come up if you’re moving into a new and often times smaller home or are expecting a visitor who will stay over for more than a couple of nights, at […]

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How to Make Futons Comfortable

How to Make Futons Comfortable

While they’ll do an adequate job of putting up your mother-in-law for a night or two, futons aren’t always as great a solution if you plan on spending one-third of your life on one for the near future, especially cheaply made ones. There’s no need to abandon the idea of getting a futon though, you just […]

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How Much Weight Can a Futon Hold

How Much Weight Can a Futon Hold?

You might already be contemplating a futon as an additional bed in your home for times when you have company sleeping over, or even as an inexpensive alternative to a regular bed which you don’t necessarily want to spend money on at the moment. There are many futon styles and sizes to choose from, but the […]

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