Do you know that the futon sofa is known as just a futon and at the same time it’s a mattress which is a Japanese bed? It’s sold in special stores and known as futon-yas in Japan. The mattress is 5 cm in thickness and flat itself. The layer on the outside is fabric which is stuffed with cotton or synthetic batting.
In Japan, some department stores sell the futon as set with a mattress and a bedspread to fit with. It’s considered as a sort of bedding which is fast enough to fold away during the daytime, that’s why you can use the space for other family activities.
Traditional Japanese futons, this kind of futons is designed to be used on tatami flooring and you can fold and store it in case you don’t plan to use it. This kind of futons comes along with a mattress and the frame which the mattress is placed on. It can be used as a bed and a sofa in the room.
Western futons, they are often used as sofas more because they offer a cheap replacement to an expensive sofa. They are perfect for small spaces as both a bed and sofa would consume too much space. You can have a futon in your reception room to use it as an extra bed in case you have company visiting and staying at night. Usually, you can find futons sold as a set of a frame and a mattress.
While buying a futon, keep in mind a few considerations like the place you want them to be placed. Of course, living room is the perfect place for them. You need to search for a sofa bed futon that is cozy during the daytime and night. Selecting a base frame comes after choosing the suitable kind of mattress. It should fit well with your need as folding and unfolding.
In case you want to go for a full size futon, bi-gold frame style is the best choice for you because it uses the mattress’s longer length, folds the mattress once, giving a large seating and sleeping room. It’s very significant that the futon sits on a slatted frame regardless the way you sleep or sit and whether you want a bed or a sofa.
Wooden bases complete the natural fiber mixes the best. However, metal frames are also obtainable, wood frames have much to offer with different designs, colors and structures to fit in with your home interiors.