Garden Swing Mattresses: Guidelines for Choosing and Care

Street swing is an obligatory attribute of each country house. This is a great opportunity to spend time in clean air with comfort. And in order for the swing to be cozy, you need to find the right mattress for them. How to choose the mattress for the garden swing, will be discussed in the article.

What should be?

Before you begin to choose a mattress for a garden swing, it is worthwhile to determine the selection criteria for yourself. That is, to understand exactly how it should be. The mattress must be comfortable and rather soft in order for all family members to be comfortable on it.

Therefore, the first thing to pay attention to the filler.

The cover of the mattress itself must be strong and durable. It is advisable to choose a model with a removable cover that will greatly facilitate the process of washing. In addition, the mattress should be attractive in appearance.In the event that there is another garden furniture in the yard, then you need to choose a mattress, taking into account that it is in harmony with other furniture and looks stylish.

In addition, such a product should not be bulky and heavy. Its width should correspond to the width of the swing. And the weight should not be heavy, otherwise it will be difficult to carry and install.

The mattress can be folding, universal or even three-block. But the main thing is that it is of high quality and does not lose color and functionality after the end of the summer season.

How to choose?

Many simply lay cushions on the garden swing, and thus create comfort and coziness. But this is not always convenient, as the pillows slide off and get dirty faster. Therefore it is worth choosing the right mattress with high-quality filler.

Fillers are very different. Let us consider in more detail each of the species.

The most durable and common option is polyurethane foam. It has an affordable price and durability. Such a filler does not lose its original shape for a long time.

Another budget option is foam filler.Nowadays, it is quite possible to find high-quality foam rubber, which will be distinguished by durability and durability.

Modern soft filler holofiber is quite possible to use for mattresses. This material is completely safe, does not cause irritation and allergic reactions. This filler is soft and pleasant. In addition, it does not start mites and other insects, which is very important for garden swings.

Another modern material that has very positive indicators is latex. The price of this filler is higher compared to others, but the quality is very good. Due to the high quality and high wear resistance, such a product will easily serve for several years. It does not deform at all, there are no dents on the surface.

Polystyrene beads are suitable as a filler. This material is very resistant to deformation, is moisture resistant, and it is very nice to sit on it.

Having defined the type of filler, then you should pay special attention to the choice of cover. The fabric should be dense, natural and durable. Of course, it is better to choose removable covers,as they are easier to care for and in case of wear can be easily replaced with new ones.

As for the fabric, it is quite possible to opt for thick cotton. Now there are materials that are already impregnated with a special tool, so that the fabric becomes durable, durable and water-repellent.

And you can also choose a special fabric for garden furniture, which has the beautiful name "Oxford". Material differs in density and high wear resistance.


There are mixed types of fabrics. This material is a combination of natural and synthetic fibers. The result is a dense and very durable fabric. Such covers will last for a very long time. They are easily washed and do not require special care.

When choosing a cover or material for the mattress, be sure to pay attention to the options with water-repellent impregnation. This is especially true if there are children in the house. Then accidentally spilled juice will not leave marks on the surface of the cover. In addition, it is very important that the covers succumb to manual and dry cleaning. And also the material should not quickly fade in the sun, should not shed or stretch after washing.These are very important and practical indicators for an accessory of a garden swing.

When choosing a mattress for your swing, be sure to consider their size. If the swing folding, then fit a large folding mattress. In addition, you should pay attention to the attachment. There are options with ties, and there are velcro, which is more convenient and practical.

How to care?

In order for the chosen mattress to serve as long as possible, it needs proper care. You can use the advice of experts to help you ensure proper care for such products.

  • In case of bad weather - rain or wind - be sure to bring the mattress into the room. After wetting and improperly drying, the filler may remain damp inside and may deteriorate. If the mattress is wet, then carefully dry it from all sides in the sun.

During drying, covers should be removed to thoroughly dry the filler.

  • Do not wash the mattress too often or wash it manually with special detergents. Better buy removable covers, and wash them without affecting the filler.
  • Choosing detergent for cleaning, pay attention to those powders and gels that are well washed out and are hypoallergenic.With this tool you can clean the surface of the mattress with a usual wet sponge.
  • In order for the filler not to deform and retain its original shape, the mattress itself must periodically be turned over by the other side.

A simple way to sew the cover on the mattress for the swing, see below.

Information provided for reference purposes. For construction issues, always consult a specialist.

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