Platform Bed Mattresses and Futons
A platform bed mattress, much like a futon futon mattress can be made from anything you want as long as it is flat, supportive and natural. Platform bed mattresses or futons are simply mattresses that do not require a box spring or foundation.
Platform bed mattress or futons made from natural ingredients are simply better for your general health and recovery during sleep. The general rule is any futon over 7 inches can work on a platform bed. Without the use of a boxspring, the platform bed must have sufficient slats to support the structure of the mattress or futon. These usually consist of 8-12 slats with a 1.5" - 2.5" gap to allow for support as well as air circulation. Of course the comfort of the mattress depends on the ingredients inside.
These Mattresses have been specifically designed for every night sleep on a slatted platform bed frame for maximum comfort and will not bend on a futon sofa bed These mattresses are designed to be used on platform bed frames without a boxspring foundation. They either are too heavy to be used on a futon, or have ingredients that are too thick to bend on a futon sofabed frame.
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