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    A “Greener” Option For Your Household Furniture

    Written by: The Foam Factory You may not realize it, but your sofa may be a home for petroleum and all of its hazardous side effects. Thanks to new technology, there are greener options that you can take advantage of to keep your household safe and clean. Here are some tips on why you should convert to a “green” sofa today. Many household furniture items including sofa cushions, bedding, and chairs, contain chemicals that can be hazardous to one’s health. Furthermore, once disposed, it wreaks havoc on the environment. Now, in order to turn your home around into an environmentally friendly option, you’ll want to obtain healthy sustainable furnishings to…

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    Choose the Best Filling for your Couch

    Choosing a new cushion filling for your couch doesn’t have to involve as much research as you probably think it would. It’s actually fairly simple. Couch fillings usually consist of foam, feathers, polyester, or all of them together. This is a long term investment and should be bought for longevity and quality. The best types of filling stay soft and comfortable for years. Here are some brief descriptions of each type of materials that you can fill your cushion with. If you want to stress softness when it comes to new cushions, you would most likely be happy with a feather-filled one. A cheaper option, many of the feathers come…

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    How to extend the life of your furniture

    Written by The Foam Factory With adequate care you could prolong the life and durability of your furniture. However, it is inevitable that during the lifespan of a furniture some parts would have to be refreshed and replaced. The upholstery for instance, is the part that is most prone to be damaged. Damage Causes Furniture made out fabric often lose some of their shape and color with time. Moreover, upholstery that are made out of faux-leather are often cracked in various spots. People having pets often see their furniture damaged by their claws. Apart from the exterior parts, the foam would be needing replacement as well. After several years of…

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    Tips for Creating Quality Pillows

    Written by The Foam Factory Quality pillows might be hard to find on sale in department stores and even in specialized shops. Pillows tend to lose their shape, becoming flat and saggy after years of use. Some people opt to make their own pillows in order to be able to control the quality of the materials used. This also allows them to produce different shapes and sizes of custom made pillows. Here are some tips on creating your own quality pillows and custom cushion. Gather Materials The first step to start with would be to gather quality materials for the assembly of your pillows. The definition of quality for each…

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    How to Make Waterproof Outdoor Cushions

    Written by Foam Factory, Inc. For people who love DIY projects, making your own cushions is one of the most gratifying ways to embellish your outdoors. There are a few steps to follow when undertaking such a project. However, with a little patience and creativity, you will be able to make some wonderful and unique creations. Outdoor Fabric The first step of carrying out such a project would revolve around gathering the required materials. Normally you would be requiring some good canvas twill or fabrics suited for the outdoors. Some outdoor impermeable fabric would be more suited for this project. However, you might also want to enquire at a local…

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    Create your own throw pillows

    Written by The Foam Factory Throw pillows are great to have in the living room. When place on a couch, they add a touch of warmth and are quite welcoming. These pillows can also be thrown on the floor next to a coffee table to provide a moroccan or japanese decor to a room. Commercial throw pillows are quite expensive and would constitute of a considerable investment, especially if you require a good amount of them. You might also not be able to find the exact design or color that you require to complement your room’s decor. Creating your own throw pillows will help you solve these two issues. The…

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    Affordable memory foam mattresses

    Written by Foam Factory, Inc. After a several years of use, every mattress would start to show signs of damage and a decline in its comfort level. Apart from being uncomfortable, an old mattress might also lead to pain in several part of the body, namely the lumbar curve and neck. Some typical signs that you might need to change your mattress would be sagginess, lumps or inability for your mattress to provide adequate support to your back and neck. Some other factors that you might want to assess would be the quality of your sleep. For instance, if you tend to toss and turn a lot, this would clearly…

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    Reupholstering a Sofa with Polyurethane Foam

    Written by: The Foam Factory Polyurethane foam is one of the most versatile substances used in modern manufacturing, and it’s an excellent material for a hobbyist to use in sofa foam replacement for the home. Reupholstering projects are simple, and they cost significantly less than buying a new couch. All you need is some custom cut foam shapes and new fabrics for the couch. You would also benefit from some sewing skill, but iron-on zippers are available for covers. The project takes a solid weekend’s worth of work, but the end result is something completely different for your space. After you’ve tried one, you’ll probably want to do the whole…

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    How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

    For a bit of fresh air and outdoor scenery, most people enjoy lounging in their front or backyard and taking in the views. Outdoor spaces are typically decorated with plenty of potted plants and patio furniture for an extra place on the property that can be used for leisure. With dust, weather, and insects, the furniture can often become dirty and difficult to enjoy. To ensure that you keep the space clean, it’s important to clean your outdoor cushions for a comfortable and inviting area that is easy to lounge on. Many cushions on patio furniture have inserts that are easy to remove. Take the cushion filling out and wash…

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    What is a natural latex mattress?

    Written by Canada Foam by Mail A natural latex mattress is made of non-synthetic natural latex foam that can be bio-hybrid or blended foam. Natural latex provide a good comfort and support to the body. They also provide pressure relief as they respond to the weight and shape of the body. This is helps alleviate neck and back pains brought about by other mattresses such as the innerspring or poor quality foams. Natural latex mattresses are a lasting value and have proven to last longer that most conventional mattresses. An open-cell latex mattress is hypoallergenic which is ideal for people suffering from allergies. The pincore structure of the latex mattress…

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