Types Of Japanese Mattress

Over the years the futon has become an extremely popular style of bedding, perhaps one of the main reasons for this is the way that the Japanese mattress designers make their mattresses. There are a number of different types of Japanese mattress and getting the right one for your futon is essential for getting a good nights sleep. Futon sofa beds are fantastic space savers, they can turn your living room or den into a bedroom in only a few seconds and they are perfectly functional in both configurations.

A futon mattress can come in three grades, firm, medium and soft. Then the firm mattress also comes in a further three grades, firm, extra-firm and ultra-firm. We are going to briefly look at each of these mattress and some of the better manufacturers of Japanese mattresses as well.

You can get soft mattresses in two varieties, soft and super soft. Mattresses like this are made up of several layers of cotton – in the Japanese mattresses – and the super soft mattresses have got a foam insert which adds a huge amount of softness to the mattress. Some of the better brands are the Quasar futon mattress, the Luxury Futon Mattress and the Fusion Velotec Mattress.

The medium mattresses will also come with foam inside them, but less than the softer mattresses and they have more polyester in them, which helps stiffen them up too. There are loads of brands that make good medium mattress. Saturn Futon, Phoenix and Pulsar and also the Galaxy inner spring. A mattress like this will not sink when you sit on it, but it is still soft.

The finest firm mattresses are made by Neptune, Orbit and Cotton Only, these mattresses contain only a little foam and the rest is made using cotton. Also, the Simmons Monarch 2 and the Liberty futon mattresses are great ultra firm mattresses, but they are very firm indeed, and if you don’t like sleeping on the floor too much these might not be the best option for you.

Finding a futon mattress is just as easy as finding a futon bed these days, but you need to take care when choosing how the firm the mattress is you get. The futon makes for a great piece of furniture, they are great looking and functional, and they will give you many great nights of sleep.