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Trust the foam experts at Mac's Upholstery to recommend a polyurethane foam, latex foam or memory foam that best fits your individual needs. We'll custom cut foam to size for couch cushion replacement. You may also purchase uncut blocks of furniture foam, upholstery foam padding and chair foam at Mac's Upholstery.
Do you need to replace sofa foam cushions, chair cushions, boat cushions or cushion foam? The experts at Mac's Upholstery help you choose the correct foam for your project. You'll find dozens of samples inside our Ballard showroom. Select the polyurethane foam, memory foam or latex with the perfect density, surface firmness, surface feel, support and firmness retention characteristics.
If you need couch foam, foam for couch cushions, foam cushions cut to size, furniture foam cushions or latex upholstery foam, give us a call.
Polyurethane foam comes in a myriad of forms. During the production process a manufacturer will adjust the properties of the polyurethane to achieve a desired strength, comfort level and durability. This flexibility in form makes polyurethane great for all sorts of uses. Because the most common grades are durable and elastic, it's an ideal cushioning material for furniture.
Memory foam was developed at NASA's Ames Research Center in the mid-sixties. It's made from polyurethane with additional chemicals to make it more gummy and dense.
Memory foam comes in various densities. Low density foam is pressure sensitive. When you recline on low density foam, it molds to your body. The foam returns to its original shape after you get up. High density memory foam responds to body heat instead of pressure.
For many years, memory foam's been too expensive for household use. It still costs more than most foams, but there are methods to make memory foam affordable. We'll show you how!
Latex is different than polyurethane or memory foam. Natural latex is harvested from rubber trees in the tropics. It’s bio-degradable, resists bacteria, mold & mildew.
Latex can be an excellent choice for folks in search of a more organic lifestyle. It has superior elasticity, so products made from natural latex are unsurpassed in comfort. But, because it’s made from naturally occurring raw materials, natural latex deteriorates at a faster rate that its synthetic cousin.
Synthetic latex is manufactured from petroleum products and naturally occurring tree resin. It’s more durable, but doesn’t have the luxurious feel of natural latex.
Blended latex is pretty much what you’d expect; a combination of natural and synthetic latex. Lots of people prefer this product because it’s comfortable, durable and much more environmentally friendly. There are various "flavors" of blended latex. Their properties vary based on the ratio of natural to synthetic components.
Whether you prefer polyurethane foam, memory foam or latex foam, the experts at Mac's Upholstery will help you select the one that's right for you.