The Foam Blog

How sofa cushion foam wears out over time

Over time, and with constant use, your sofa cushion foam may start deteriorating. Its ability to spring back to its original shape after compression, also known as resilience, deteriorates with time leading to saggy, lifeless cushions. Factors such as poor quality foam, excessive weight, exposure to sunlight and moisture can further speed up this wear and tear process. Understanding these…

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Discover the versatility of cushion foam to revamp your home

Cushion foam, also known as upholstery foam, is a versatile and durable material made of flexible polyurethane. It is available in various densities and thicknesses, with density being the most important property. The higher the density of the foam, the more resistant it is to wear and tear. Different types and grades of cushion foam have been developed over the…

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How to choose cushion covers to revitalise your home

If your living room or bedroom needs a quick refresh without redecorating, new cushion covers can bring that important revival you are looking for without the expense of new furniture, curtains or carpets. In just one simple step you can brighten up your living space and give it a new lease of life. Whether you’re replacing existing cushion covers or creating new…

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Living room ideas for first-time buyers

Have you just bought your first house? Getting your own home is an exciting milestone in life – and can be an incredibly expensive one. But even if you don’t have much money left after all the buying and moving costs, we have a few ideas to get you creating that perfect space on a budget. Let’s start with the…

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Get 10% off your order when you use our cushion replacement service!

Do you have sofa or armchair cushions that are too soft, sagging or generally just in need of replacement? Why not take advantage of our professional easy cushion replacement service – no measuring required. And we are giving 10% off your order during the month of April! At Direct Foam we like to make everything as easy as possible when…

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Cushion ideas to refresh your home décor this spring

Is it time to update your existing furniture for the new season? As the days grow brighter, your interior décor becomes more noticeable, and cushion covers, in particular, can look faded and worn. The answer is to rejuvenate them with new bespoke tailormade cushion covers in a piece of fabulous upholstery fabric. This will give your living room furniture an…

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A guide to replacing your outdoor garden furniture cushions

Spring is just around the corner, with longer and warmer days beckoning. So now is the ideal time to look to see if you need to replace the cushions on your garden or outdoor furniture and be prepared for the summer season. REPLACEMENT CUSHIONS FOR OUTDOOR OR GARDEN FURNITURE Cushions for garden furniture can help turn your outdoor living space…

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How to reuse or recycle your old sofa

Like other large upholstered furniture pieces, thinking about what to do with an old or worn-out sofa can be a challenge. But don’t let your sofa end up in landfill, adding to the already enormous amount of waste. It may require a little more work, but there are many ways you can sell, donate, recycle, or reuse your old sofa. SELL OR DONATE IT If your sofa…

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Is it time to upgrade your tired sofa – use our cushion replacement service

For many people their sofa is more than a piece of furniture, it’s part of their life and making sure that it lasts as long as possible is more important than ever. 1.6 million tonnes of waste goes to landfill each year and approximately 42% of that is furniture. Even more shocking is that 50% of that 1.6 million tonnes…

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