Choose the style of your sofa beds futon frame. You want to choose a futon frame that matches the decoration and style of your room. Standard frame types are wooden frames, metal frames and upholstered materials or frames. You may decide to choose a futon sofa that has no side frame, only a frame on the back. Not only do you want to look at the style, but you also have to look at how strong the frame is. This is especially true if you plan to use the futon bed with the children, or if you want to use it frequently. If the futon bed will be only in a side room is not used often, then it is less important.
Choose a futon mattress cover; you will have to choose a futon mattress cover that is stylish according to your taste. You should also look at the stain-resistant form of the cover. Also consider how easy the mattress cover is to wash. You should remember that the cover is usually replaceable, so you can change it if you wish at a later time.
Select the size of your futon sofa; do you want a double size futon sofa bed? Do you want a queen size futon sofa-bed? Measure the space you have set aside for the futon and buy a futon that fits the space. Remember that the frame could take up extra space so that even if you are buying an individual mattress, the futon frame will be larger than the double mattress size.