The single futon sofa bed can be easily used for its dual use: both bed and bench (larger than the BZ, more comfortable than the sofa bed, cheaper than the convertible). An ideal piece of furniture for an extra bed, in a teen room or for small spaces such as studios. The 4 big advantages of the futon sofa are: zero spring, the maintenance of the back. The hypoallergenic properties of its mattress, to which is added its low cost and its ease of maintenance.
The futon sofa is composed of a wooden frame. And a flat mattress a few centimeters thick cotton, latex or eco-friendly coconut. A variable thickness that must measure. Mattresses less than 12 cm thick are consider as occasional beds. They could quickly be transform into real sleeping boards! In general, test the firmness of the futon in the sleeping position to be sure it suits your sleep.
The recommended thickness is between 15 and 20 cm. The futons were originally made of only several layers of cotton, tied together and covered with fabric to keep it all together. Today in Western versions, we find latex and coconut. A tip if you want to put your futon regularly sofa position: try it before buying, test the sitting and firmness.