You probably haven’t put much thought into your furniture's support system. The only time most people notice the seating support system for their couch, chair, or loveseat is when that system starts to deteriorate.
Perhaps you've noticed your sofa becoming more and more uncomfortable to lounge in as time goes on—this breakdown in comfort results from the sofa springs and support systems wearing out.
But what exactly goes inside of a piece of furniture seating, and what makes each system responsive and supportive? Are all spring systems the same, or are there superior spring designs? How do I ensure I’m getting the best furniture seating support for my needs?
At Furniture Fair, we’ve been selling furniture for over 50 years, and we have seen all manner springs and support systems utilized in furniture. We’ve fielded many questions regarding how different springs can affect the feel of certain pieces of furniture, and we want to share our knowledge with you!
This article will cover the most common spring systems used in furniture seating and help you to get a better feel for the type of comfort each plan provides. After reading this article, you will be more informed on each style of seating and better prepared to make an informed decision regarding your next living room furniture purchase.