Top 3 Strata Wall Hugger Futons for Your Home

Are you looking for a new futon frame? Can’t decide which way to turn… with the multiple options and sizes, it is a good idea to have a plan on how and where you will be using your futon. When thinking about purchasing a futon there are a few things to consider. You will also want to get to know the futon mattresses, namely what will work on your frame and what will not. And lastly, the type of material you would like your frame made of, namely metal or wood.

How to buy a futon

If you are looking for an affordable, versatile and comfortable solution for overnight guests don’t discount the futon, the “dorm room staple” has gone through quite the upgrade over the past few years.

Here are the basic questions you should ask yourself when choosing a futon:

  • How much space will you have to functionally use this item? The most frequently purchased size will be a full-size frame & mattress. Pick a room…will this futon frame be used every day? In the living room? Or, will it be in a den/guest room that will be used occasionally?
  • Are you purchasing a futon frame for a children’s room or a dorm room? The construction matters in determining your purchase. Example, you shouldn’t purchase a wood frame for a child’s room, as the wood is softer and more prone to denting and splintering. For a child’s room, the better choice may be an all-metal frame both for its durability and price. This same metal frame, however, will not be best suited for a sofa bed in your living room. A solid oak wood futon frame may be a better solution as it is both durable and elegant.

Strata Furniture has developed a “wall hugger” technology and incorporated it into the modern tradition futon model. This piece can be converted from a sofa to a lounger, to a bed without having to physically move the frame away from the wall! [So cool right?!] The wall hugger futon frames have an innovative design that allows them to be converted while keeping the legs of the futon stationary.

Traditional, “front loader” futon frames require clearance of approximately 10” from the back of the frame to the wall. So, if you are looking to save floor space, you will have to physically move the entire frame away from the wall in order to convert it from a couch to a bed. This is not so with Strata’s conversion mechanism. Strata’s wall hugger frames can rest directly against a wall and convert from a couch to a bed without having to be moved. Which leads us to offer our professional advice as to how you should be picking between 3 completely different frames and helping you find the best one for you!

Good Frame: The Armless Dillon

Dillon Warm Cherry Futon by Strata Furniture

This great armless frame is crafted from quality imported hardwood. The frame is a wonderful space-saver and comes in five finishes: Warm Cherry, Natural, Black Walnut, Dark Cherry, and Painted Black. The Dillon, like all Strata frames, utilizes wall hugger technology. The Dillon is the solution to your space problems! This frame is a true wall hugger, its unique design allows you to convert it to a bed without moving the frame away from the wall. Strata Furniture is the only futon frame company that makes a true wall-hugger zero tolerance futon. This is because its design allows the base to stay stationary while the back and seat extend outward.

Better Frame: The Denali

Denali Futon Frame by Strata

The high-quality craftsmanship, stylish designs, hidden hardware and sturdy construction are also present with this frame. The sleek vertical lines and stylishly tapered legs hearken to a time when all furniture was rugged and functional. The beautiful Dark Cherry finish of the Denali futon frame is the perfect choice for rooms that need a natural feel and inviting color. This frame is a truly wall hugger, its unique design allows you to convert it to a bed without moving the frame away from the wall. Strata Furniture is the only futon frame company that makes a true wall-hugger zero tolerance futon. This is because its design allows the base to stay stationary while the back and seat extend outward.

Best Frame: The Orion

Orion Futon Frame by Strata Furniture

The Orion is made from our quality imported hardwood. This futon utilizes wall hugger technology and comes in Black Walnut finish. The Orion has a finished back which remains in place even as a bed. This modern frame will add class to any room! This frame is a truly wall hugger, its unique design allows you to convert it to a bed without moving the frame away from the wall. Strata Furniture is the only futon frame company that makes a true wall-hugger zero tolerance futon. This is because its design allows the base to stay stationary while the back and seat extend outward.