If you’ve been to a furniture or mattress store recently, you may have heard that there are many issues with home furnishings and mattresses being out of stock.
2020 created a massive backlog of furniture orders thanks to the people at home quickly discovering that they needed new furniture.
Now that the demand for new furniture has skyrocketed, people have been searching for furniture in stock. Furniture that is not available in the store has become hard to wait for, with some deliveries taking months to arrive.
But why is the furniture taking so long to be made, and what is holding up the manufacturers? It turns out that many of the supply issues are due to a lack of foam.
Read on to find out why foam is crucial to furniture building and why there is a lack of foam along with a furniture shortage.