Futon Mattress Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons
About Futon Mattress
|Affordable price||Below-average longevity|
|Serve as both sofa and bed||Too thin or too firm|
|Various styles and colors||Initial odor|
COMPETITION: See Mattress Type Comparison to get detailed reviews about how Futon Mattresses compare to other mattress types.
BASIC INFO: Futon mattress can be roughly divided into two types - traditional futon filled with textile batt and American futon filled with cotton, springs, and foam. In addition, futon mattress can serve as both sofa and bed.
Price & Value
Prices of futon mattresses range from $65 to $370, so it's fair to say that futon mattresses are attractive at a reasonable price.
Futon mattresses overall have about a 2-5year lifespan which is way shorter than the average standard.
Though spring and foam futons have a comparatively longer lifespan than cotton ones, the lifespan of futon mattresses as a group is about 2-5years which is still much shorter than the average lifespan of all mattresses.
Heat retention seems to be an issue beneath notice for most futon mattresses except for foam futons which tend to trap heat during sleep.
Odor & Noise
Most futon mattresses tend to be quiet while spring futons may squeak.
A few owners report in the first week of ownership, the futon mattress smells like some kind some kind of chemical or musty wood.
Thickness & Firmness
A thicker model of futon mattress may get better reviews from customers since inadequate thickness will lead to excessive firmness and feel the springs inside the mattress during sleep. For large-sized people, an 8-inch thick mattress is required for a comfortable sleeping experience.
Conforming & Back pain reduction
Conforming ability is not a strength of Futon mattresses usually because they are too firm. Futon mattresses perform fair as for back pain reduction.
Large & Small people suitability
- People over 200 pounds may feel a lack of support on the futon mattress, in particular on those thinner models.
- Avg-sized people may find the memory foam mattresses quite comfortable.
- Futons are also well suited for small - sized people.
Different sleep position
- Futons mattresses are mostly suitable for back sleepers.
- Side sleepers may find the mattresses too firm.
- Futon mattresses perform well to fair for stomach sleepers.
Easy to move, transport
The futon mattresses generally weigh 50 pounds, so it's easy to move, lift and carry.
With about 2.5 years of warranty cover, the short warranty scope becomes one major weakness of futon mattresses. Know more at Mattress Warranty: All You Need to Know.
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|Firmness||med- firm||firm||firm||med- firm||med- firm|
|Thickness||10"||3"||3", 4", 6"||6", 8", 9", 10"||6"- 8"|
|Purchase Channel||overstock.com||amazon||amazon||amazon and overstock.com||amazon and walmart .com|
|Complaints||odor||too firm and initial odor||too firm||too thin||odor|
|Futon Type||spring||cotton, fiber, foam||foam||foam / cotton or spring||spring|
|Weight||60+ pounds||10+ pounds||10 -50 pounds||71-77 pounds||51-57 pounds|
|Best use||long-term or temporary||temporary||temporary||long-term or temporary||long-term or temporary|