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Mattress for Sleeper Sofas

Is your sleeper sofa still in good shape but the mattress is shot? It's time to shop for a mattress for sleeper sofas. Look for one that can fold without breaking over time, offers support, and is comfortable. Sleeper sofa mattresses are better and more comfortable than they were years ago, but shop carefully so you are satisfied.

Have you ever spent a night on a sleeper sofa? If you have, I am almost positive that you did not get the best night's sleep you've ever had. Unless your hosts have put the time and expense into updating their mattress for sleeper sofas, you most likely spent the night tossing and turning on a sofa mattress that was lumpy, thin, and generally uncomfortable. The design of sofa sleepers does not help with the comfort level, either. If you have a sleeper sofa that you have never slept on, you may want to try it out for yourself before you make your friends or family members use it to ensure that it is comfortable and restful. What do you need to consider when purchasing a mattress for a sleeper sofa?
  • Thickness. The thickness of the mattress for sleeper sofas is very important. The support for a sleeper sofa can be felt very easily if the mattress is not thick enough, but a mattress that is too thick will hinder the operation of the sleeper sofa. The mattress for sleeper sofas that comes with the sofa itself may be fine, depending upon the quality of the sleeper sofa purchased, but it is always good to try it out yourself to ensure that you are getting the mattress that will work best with your sofa and for your friends or family when they come to visit.
  • Construction. The construction of a mattress for sleeper sofas is also a very important facet. While most people assume that the only mattress that you can get for your sofa sleeper is one that includes springs, this is not the case. A foam mattress can work just as well and can be very comfortable on a sofa bed. Many times, these foam mattresses include a pillow top to give maximum comfort and support. The multi-layers of a foam mattress can help to keep the support bar from being felt and it can give your sofa sleeper new life, so that your visitors will get a good night's sleep when they visit you.
  • Function. No matter what type of mattress for sofa beds that you choose, you want to make sure that it does not hinder the function of the sofa bed in any way. Being able to open and close the sofa bed easily is very important, so you want to evaluate that when you purchase a new mattress to ensure that it folds back into the sofa easily.

Obtaining a mattress for sleeper sofas is not as difficult as you may think. There are a wide variety of companies that offer them for your use, both online and in stores, so you are sure to find a mattress that will fit your sleeper sofa and your comfort needs. Your friends and family will thank you for it!


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