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Has your couch foam reached the end of its life cycle? Depending on the type of foam your couch uses, you may need to replace your cushions sooner rather than later. Low-density foam only lasts a few years, while higher-density foam varieties can last more than a decade. In any case, foam eventually breaks down after years of wear and tear, which leads to challenges for homeowners.

When couch foam becomes lumpy, uneven, and misshapen, it becomes much more uncomfortable to sit on. It’s harder to maintain good posture when sitting on old couch cushions, and they may even cause aches and pains due to not providing adequate support for your body. The purpose of a good couch cushion is to provide comfort and a place for you to recline and relax. When a cushion no longer accomplishes its purpose, it needs to be replaced.

You can choose new couch cushions based on your budget, needs, and preferences. Low-density foam such as poly foam is more affordable, but only lasts for 1 to 2 years. If you want cushions that are very soft, you can order super soft foam, which has a malleable structure that can last up to 5 years. If you want foam cushions that can last a decade, high-density foams such as HD36 foam and lux foam might fit your needs.

You can find all these foam types at The Foam Factory. Order a high-quality custom cushion to liven up your couch today! You can contact The Foam Factory at 586-627-3626 or by email at