Mattresses for sofa beds
What is a sofa bed
Sofa beds are essentially sofas that turn into beds, it provides a comfortable bed to sleep on when guest come over, they are usually found in small living areas such as an apartments or studios. The advantages of a sofa bed is that it is convertible and convenient, they don’t take up a lot of space. And they can be cosy.
How long do sofa beds last?
A sofa bed lasts you about 15 years but over the years the mattress may sag and need replacing. The sofa may become harder to convert into a bed, as the mechanism may wear out, so make sure to invest in a excellent quality sofa bed. However this is guaranteed to happen to all sofa beds, so buying an excellent quality sofa bed will last you between 15 to 20 years.
What type of mattress is used for sofa beds?
Sofa bed mattresses come in different types for example there are memory foam mattresses, pocket sprung mattresses, latex mattresses. Sofa bed mattresses are usually thin so that they can fold up and fit inside the sofa. A thicker mattress may not be able to fold up. To make a thin mattress more comfortable you could add a mattress topper and fill any gaps.
How much are sofa bed mattresses?
Sofa beds can range between £100 to £900 it depends on the design of the sofa and the quality of the sofa and mattress it also depends on the mechanism, for example does the sofa bed pull out, does the sofa bed flip up.
How to make a sofa bed comfortable?
To make your sofa bed more comfortable there are a few things you can do, you can add a mattress topper to give the mattress more layers. You can use plenty of pillows to give you the support you need. Flip the mattress so that you don’t have a saggy mattress as they can cause you back pain and affect your spine alignment. If your sofa bed mattresses is getting old you can replace it with a new one. if you want you can stack the new mattress on top of the old one, to give you more comfort and support.