Everything You Need to Know About Bean Bags

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Do you want a space-saving furniture piece in your home? When the uninvited or unexpected guests arrive, you have to make space for them to sit. Moreover, you need to have a portable seating arrangement to drag from Point A to Point B.

Yes, we are talking about the lightweight and comfortable beanbag. It is a type of cushion which is filled with polystyrene beans and is used as a seat. A very comfortable seat, indeed. Bean bags are loved by everyone, whether they are kids, adults, or teenagers. They are stylish and available in many colors.

The Invention of Bean Bags 

Bean bag is an Italian invention that dates back to 1969, and it has gained massive popularity as a piece of furniture. The original bean bags were of pear shape and leather cover. Originally, they were used by office employees during break time. Enter any swanky office, and you will find bean bags in the smoking area or the cafeteria.

More Than Just a Chair 

It is used as an item of furniture such as a sofa. But, of course, bean bags are a lot more informal and portable. You cannot push your sofa to every corner of the home, but it is doable with a bean bag.

It is also used for several games such as bean bag toss. They are made up of water-resistant material, so they can also be used as floating devices in pools. Well, we just gave you a fantastic idea!

The versatile bean bag is also used as an outdoor daybed on the beachside. Nowadays, they are used as a bed for pets like cats and dogs as the material is very comfortable for them. These bags can be used if you spend a lot of time while working on the computer then they are available in many sizes and shapes so that you can find the one which is best for you.

How to Clean a Bean Bag

If you are contemplating how to clean a bean bag, we are here to help. Well, we won’t be cleaning it for you, but we can share the right way to clean it. Firstly, take off the cover of the bean bag and pull the inner filling out of it. Then, wash the cover in a washing machine. The next step is to wash the bean bag in warm or cool water and detergent and then dry it. After the cover has dried, place the filling inside. If the filling is loose, then replace it with the new one. You can also clean a bean bag with warm water containing soap, and if there are some spots/stains on it, you can use a soft brush and then again wipe the cover with a clean cloth to dry it.

In case your bean has traces of dog hair or dust, you can punch it a few times to freshen it up. Fabric freshening products are used to get rid of the odor. That’s simple, isn’t it?

How Much Does A Bean Bag Cost? 

Sitting on a bean bag can be very comforting, and this comfort comes with a low price compared to other furniture. Bean bags are inexpensive. That is why they are often used as gaming chairs, pet beds, and at swimming pools.

Are Some Bean Bags Expensive? 

Although bean bags are inexpensive as compared to other furniture items, certain bean bags can be expensive. The high cost is because they are branded products and fall under the limited editions. The covering material also alters the bean bag’s price. The cotton covered ones are cheaper than the hand-woven fabric-covered bean bags.

What Are The Health Benefits? 

Bean bags are famous for being comfortable and practical, but this might surprise you that they have various health benefits. It doesn’t matter what poster you are sitting in because a bean bag will support all of them.

Back pain has become a common problem in adults and even in children. That’s because they play many video games and watch television all day long. Yes, some of the credit goes to social media too. Bean bag supports the back in various postures so that you can sit comfortably without worrying about back strain.

Practicality and Convenience 

Beanbags are an appropriate and portable piece of furniture. You can use it in any part of your home – the living room, gaming room, or even the backyard. These ‘bags’ are easy to move, which means you can just pick them up or drag them to another room.

These portable bean bags are practical and affordable pick.

Concluding Thoughts

Bean bags are a must-have for every home. It is suitable for people of all age groups and is available in multiple sizes. Moreover, bean bags come in a variety of colors and designs.

Bean bags are best for children as they do not have sharp edges that might cause harm. Inexpensive bean bags are just as good as the expensive ones, so it is entirely your choice and preference. Go ahead and buy the best one! Make sure you read the reviews of the product before making a decision.

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