When you think of foam you might imagine the kind that can form in nature, often on a lake or stream. Others may think of the consistency of cleaners or shaving cream. But foam is also used for the stuffing of some of our favorite modern amenities: beds, couches, chairs, etc. Today, there are many forms of foam, all produced to meet your many modern needs. Keep reading to learn about conventional foam.

Conventional foam is the kind most often used in furniture. It’s very likely you’re sitting on a foam seat right now for example. The conventional kind is also the type used for a sofa foam replacement.

For the most part, this kind of foam is not for outdoor applications. That is, the foam is meant to stand up to the wear-and-tear of modern living but not the elements themselves. While the upholstery itself can always be treated for superior endurance, the foam itself cannot be.

Conventional foam can come in a number of different types and consistencies depending on your needs. There’s super soft foam for furniture that needs maximum comfort and dryfast foam for foam that you’d like a little extra help maintaining.

One of the best things about foam, conventional included, is how easy it is to maintain. Foam is a resilient product and, if necessary, very affordable to replace.


Article submitted by The Foam Factory. They specialize in everything foam-related from packaging foam to the kind you use for mattresses and new cushions.

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