Skirted Futon Slipcover VS Traditional Futon Cover
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Skirted Futon Slipcover:
New innovative product by Easy Fit inc. Skirted futon slip cover completely conceals the front and the back of the futon frame and provides an upholstered look. Features back and a front skirt. The front skirt may be folded for exposed front appearance. Skirted futon cover is zipper-less, so you can apply or remove it in less then 30 Seconds. (We have done it) You do Not have to remove it for frame conversion.
Cons: None found
Traditional Futon Cover:
Your typical traditional futon cover is made in standard mattress sizes and features zipper that is made of nylon or metal and sometimes use zipper as heavy as a marine grade type and either located on both long and short sides of futon cover or on three sides of futon cover wrapping the long side and half way on both of short sides of the mattress. In any event, this makes it easy to put on or remove any of these futon covers
Cons: requires some time to apply and remove, zipper may get damaged while washing.
Average covers for futons can cost anywhere from around $30 to $100 or even several hundred dollars, all depends on the quality of material. The difference will depend on the quality of the cover, size, type, thickness, and the material it is made of. Obviously, leather futon covers and microsuede futon covers will cost a bit more than cotton ones. These are very durable as well as comfortable. The leather ones may not be as comfortable but they give it a nice look especially if you are using your futon as a couch. Just realize that with anything leather, quality counts. Cheap leather futon covers will look and feel bad as well.
There are different types of material that these futon covers are made of like cotton, leather, and micro suede. You will also have your choice in thickness as well. Depending on your comfort, you will want to choose accordingly. Then there is the size of the cover. Make sure you get one that is right for your futon. Sizing is: full futon cover, queen futon cover, and so on. If you are unsure about which size to get, just simply measure your futon to find out.