Acoustic Foam 101

The average room in an ordinary home has terrible acoustic properties. Due to the different materials used in the floor, walls, and ceiling, as well as the presence of windows and furniture, sound waves are bounced, reflected, and absorbed in varying and unpredictable ways. This leads to a tremendous amount of distortion in untreated rooms, […]

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Custom Foam Storage for Collectors and Hobbyists

  Foam is one of the best storage materials available for protecting fragile, intricate, or expensive items. It can be purchased in various densities and thicknesses and can be cut to fit any shape or container. Quality foam is also very affordable at The Foam Factory, which makes it the ideal storage medium for collectors and […]

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Tips for Designing a Fun and Kid-Friendly Family Room

The family room is one of the most important rooms in your entire home. It’s where everyone gathers to hang out, relax, watch TV, and generally spend quality time together. As such, you want to create a space that’s cozy and inviting for everyone, including young children and toddlers. Toward that end, here are some […]

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How to Safely Pack and Move Glass (Panes)

As a homeowner, renter, or DIY enthusiast, you might find yourself in the position of having to pack and move glass panes. This could be due to repairing a broken window, transporting a new window from the hardware store, or moving house and wishing to take a decorative stained glass piece with you. No matter […]

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Benefits of Using a Mattress Cover

If the only thing separating you from your foam, memory foam, or latex mattress is a flimsy fitted sheet, then you might inadvertently be shortening the useful life of your bedding. Although foam and latex are highly durable and designed to last for many years, they can only achieve that lengthy lifespan with proper care—which […]

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New Product Announcement: Foam Sponges

For more than 30 years, Foam Factory has been a leading supplier of foam cushions, mattresses, sacks, and pillows for residential use, as well as acoustical and packaging foam for commercial use. Now we are excited to add the following foam sponges to our expanding product line: Utility Sponge Constructed from exceptionally durable foam, this […]

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Mattress Buying Tips for Bargain Hunters

A good quality mattress is one of the most important purchases you’ll ever make. It’s a product that you’ll use every day and that you’ll rely on for restful, restorative sleep for the next 8-10 years. Even so, that doesn’t mean you have to part with a small fortune to get the kind of comfort, […]

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Foam For Kids: Safe and Fun!

Creating a safe and fun play area for kids is something every parent should strive to do. That’s because study after study has shown that regular playtime is vital for a child’s social, psychological, and behavioral development, and also helps stimulate creativity and promote physical dexterity. And let’s face it: play time gives parents a […]

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Soundproofing vs Acoustic Treatment

Although soundproofing and acoustic treatment are two techniques for altering the sound in a room, they serve different purposes and produce very different results. To learn which one suits your needs, check out the general uses of each.   Soundproofing The goal in soundproofing is to prevent as much noise as possible from either entering […]

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Prepare for Holiday Guests

Part of getting ready for the holidays involves preparing your home to receive guests. In some cases, this might amount to little more than setting a few extra places at the dinner table; in others, you might have to go so far as to provide sleeping quarters for one or more nights. While making and […]

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