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How do I Choose the Best Futon Slipcover?

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The best futon slipcover is one that will fit your futon, have a design you like, and is easily washable. You may want to choose a certain color or pattern. There are also many different styles to pick from. When you find a style that works well with your futon, you have to consider the price as well. It may be helpful to compare covers at a few different retail stores.

The first thing you want to do when choosing the best futon slipcover is measure the size of your futon. Many futons come in a standard size, but some can be different. The cover should be easy to slip on but also fit snug. Knowing the size of the cover you need will narrow down your choices.

You may choose a futon slipcover that has a solid color or a pattern. Either way, you want be sure the cover will go with the rest of the decor in the room that the futon is in. If you go with a solid color, you can always put patterned pillows with it for extra style. If you choose a patterned cover, then you may consider solid-colored pillows instead.

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Some people choose a futon slipcover that is skirted. The skirted cover hangs down in the front of the futon to the floor. A skirted cover can make the futon look a bit more fancy than a regular cover. These covers can often cost more than a standard cover.

A padded futon slipcover can be a good choice because it adds a little extra comfort to the futon. Most futons are used for sitting and sleeping. The extra padding can make the futon feel more like a bed.

The useful thing about a futon slipcover is that it can be removed and washed. You may want to research the different materials that are used to make futon covers. Some materials can be difficult to wash. A cover than can be thrown into the washer and dryer may be the easiest cover to clean. You may also want a cover than can be spot-treated as well.

Price will be a factor when choosing the best futon slipcover. There can be a large price range for slipcovers because they come in different materials, colors, and styles. There are many companies that sell futons and their accessories, so you may be able to compare cost.

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