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Foam Camping Pads’ Two Biggest Benefits

When it comes to camping, the most difficult part of a trip isn’t the hike in, hauling gear, or rubbing sticks together trying to start a fire. It’s the thing we most need, but take for granted: a good night’s sleep. When people prep for their first camping trip, they often make the mistake of […]

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Get a Lower-Body Lift from Leg Cushions!

As long as humans have wanted to be comfortable (a fairly long time), people have enjoyed pillows. However, the idea that pillows just belong under our heads becomes less and less valid as we learn more about the physiological needs of our bodies. Today, pillows have uses from your head to your feet. Some exist […]

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Making Sense of Open-Cell Foam Densities

When dealing with foam products, knowing a material’s density but not how that value compares to others is a lot like being given a car without the keys. Sure, it’s cool, but how are you supposed to use it? Without having a solid understanding of the scale density values are measured on, knowing the numerical […]

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Identify The Warning Signs of a Declining Seat or Sofa Cushion Before It’s Too Late!

When you’re watching the clock crawl backwards at work, with your back and neck aching from your poorly-designed desk, while ringing phones and non-stop messages fry your nerves, where’s the one place you’d rather be? Besides “a private beach,” or “anywhere else,” the answer for many people is in their favorite couch or chair at […]

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Strong Mattress Foundations are the Biggest Building Block of a Great Bed

Just like a pizza can’t be baked without the dough, or a car can’t be constructed without a frame, most products won’t be of use to anyone without a sound foundation. A good’s usability, utility, and durability are, more often than not, tied to the quality of the foundation or system they are built upon. […]

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Spooky Sponges Make For Fun, Festive Halloween Decorations!

Just in time for Halloween, The Foam Factory is offering some fun foam cutouts, great for crafts or decorations! With a friendly jack-o’-lantern and a spooky bat both measuring 1′ in width, you can get a sizable home decoration that’s easy to mount, easy to store, lightweight, and won’t scuff or damage any surfaces. The […]

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Tabletop Gaming and Card Nights Made Easy With Foam Table Pads

In a previous post, we discussed custom poker tables, and the benefits of foam in their construction: it makes gaming easier, more comfortable, and more accommodating. When you have the space, ability, and funds to create a dedicated gaming table, there is nothing better to play on. However, spatial limitations can outweigh the ability to […]

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Practice Makes Perfect With Foam Sports Padding and Backstops

As the saying goes, “practice makes perfect.” When we’re young, practice is usually seen as a chore, as we’re told to practice tying our shoes, practice our handwriting, and practice instruments we may not even want to play. But as we grow older, the things we practice are more frequently things we want to do, […]

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Thinking About a Layered Foam Mattress? Check Out Some Build Examples!

Now that you’ve got a solid understanding of layered mattresses after reading our last post, Layered Foam Mattresses are the Easiest, Most Affordable Way to Get a Custom Bed, we at The Foam Factory felt it would be helpful to offer a few examples of mattress builds you can create with our foam. In these […]

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Layered Foam Mattresses are the Easiest, Most Affordable Way to Get a Custom Bed

In our need-it-yesterday world, a one-size-fits-all mentality can be incredibly efficient… provided a product genuinely does fit “all.” However, problems appear when that concept is stretched a little too far, into areas where one size definitely does not fit everyone and everything. Our beds are one such area. Everyone knows our bodies are completely unique, […]

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