Looking for custom foam in the Kansas City area? Mattress Warehouse of Lenexa, Kansas, can help satisfy your needs. Whether you need custom foam to replace a sofa cushion or other piece of furniture, we can be of assistance. Unsure what type of foam to select? Below is a guide, designed to help you select the custom foam cut that is right for your needs.
Custom Foam Shopping Guide
The first thing every consumer needs to know about foam is that its quality is determined by its density. These densities range everywhere between 1.25-4.0. In addition to density, firmness is another factor to consider when shopping for custom foam. The firmness of foam is measured by Indentation Load Deflection (ILD). To simplify things, use the following ranges as guidelines of mattress firmness.
Med-firm – ILD 36
Firm – ILD 44
Extra firm – ILD 50
**Standard sofa or couch cushions often use foam densities that fall between 1.0-1.2, whereas middle-grade furniture uses 1.8-2.2. Higher-end furniture often uses a 2.5 density or above — foam grades that are called High Resilience (HR).
– Firmness and density are not related. Furthermore, you can purchase a really firm piece of foam that has a low density.
– Seat cushions should be firm, and body weight should be a main consideration when making a selection. For example, if you weigh between 150-180 pounds, custom foam with a 30-36 ILD is ideal.
– All of all foam we sale cut to size does not contain any toxins found on the roHS list which include:
Place Your Order Today
Whether you live in the Kansas City community or out of state, we are prepared to satisfy your custom foam needs. Still need help choosing the right foam? Our experts can assist with that, too.
To place an order or to make an inquiry, contact our Lenexa, Kansas, store by calling (913) 291-7200.