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What Type of Upholstery Foam is Used in Couch Cushions

You have been sitting in the couch cushion for many years and it is about time to get new ones now. The seats are sagging, the cushions are lumpy and the upholstery is shredding.

So you decide to go to the nearest furniture shop, naively thinking that you’ll get a new couch within the next few days.

Instead, you were overwhelmed by the number of choices of sofa in the market. Who knew that buying a piece of upholstered furniture could be like buying a new car?

Here is a general list of upholstery foam that you may need to take into consideration when choosing the right couch for your house.

  1. POLY FOAM
    A medium firmness foam for occasional use. Poly foam can be used for cushions and also mattresses. Foam has a typical life of 1-2 years.
  2. SUPER SOFT FOAM
    Super soft foam is suggested for the back of sofa cushions and it is suitable for regular use. It can also be used for mattress toppers and matt
    resses for individuals with bed sores. Foam has a typical life of 5 years.
  3. HIGH DENSITY FOAM
    Medium foam for regular or heavy use. Other than cushion, High Density Foam can also be used for seats, chairs, benches, and mattresses. Foam has a typical life of 7 to 16 years.
  4. LUX FOAM
    Firm foam for regular or heavy use. Other than cushion, Lux Foam is a high quality foam suggested for seats, chairs, cushions, benches, and mattresses. Foam has a typical life of 7 to 16 years.

Ever wonder why some couches or mattresses are more expensive? Now you know! It all depends on what your needs are really.

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