Category: Articles

01March 2024 / Articles

Upholstery Foam

F.C. Hancox is a family run business who have been supplying foam and upholstery sundries to retail, trade and the furniture industry since 1960.   Fred Hancox started his upholstery business in 1960 and as his business grew, in 1971, he set up a shop in Bournemouth. He was later joined by his son Richard. The company’s...

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29June 2023 / Articles

Where to Buy Foam

Where to Buy Foam

You have arrived at this article, Where to Buy Foam, on the website of a company that sells foam and if we answer the question with, ‘Buy foam from us!’ you’d be tempted to think, ‘They would say that, wouldn’t they?’ So, in this article, we are going to explain why we are a great company from where to buy foam for all kinds of...

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14March 2023 / Articles

How to Clean Foam

how to clean foam

It’s difficult to imagine a world without foam. With many types of foam and an infinite number of applications, it is likely there is foam in every home. Most of the foam in domestic situations is in furnishings and beds and is subject to constant usage and for this reason, they can need cleaning. Cleaning foam in the home is not too...

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09February 2023 / Articles

Waterproof Foam

waterproof foam

There are different types of waterproof foam. Foam is an extremely versatile product with a multitude of uses, both indoors and outdoors. Common sense tells us that, in particular for outdoor use, most applications will need a waterproof foam. In this article we look at waterproof foam, how it differs from other foams and how using a...

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DFS Replacement Cushions

We furnish our homes, not only for style but also for comfort and in living rooms across the country sofas are the popular choice for our relaxation. A new suite is an expensive item for most households, so we need to take care of them. But what do you do if the cushions become flattened or you’d like them to be firmer? In this article, we look...

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25August 2022 / Articles

Memory Foam

memory foam - space technology

Popular for giving us a restful night’s sleep and making chairs the best for relaxation and support, memory foam is, without doubt, a great product. Whilst many of us know it for making super-comfy mattresses did you know memory foam was originally invented for aircraft seating? In this article, we look at how a request to an aeronautical...

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Made to Measure Cushions

What better way to finish off a home decorating scheme than with bespoke, made to measure cushions? Cushions can add a splash of colour and fabrics can be matched and complemented to create an atmosphere and style. However, cushions are not simply an interior design item, but also desirable for our comfort. There are many different types of...

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08March 2022 / Articles

Pallet Cushions

Pallet Furniture Cushions

Pallet cushions can be easily made using any of several types of foam available from F.C. Hancox. Pallets are used for the latest in chic recycling, creating unique furnishings for the home, garden or business. In this article, we investigate pallets, how you might use them and how to create beautiful foam-filled soft furnishings to give the...

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30November 2021 / Articles

Seat Padding

Seat Padding

Seat padding is everywhere, lounge seating, dining chairs, office chairs, wheelchairs, outdoor seating indeed anywhere we wish to sit. One of the most popular requests we receive is for foam for use as seat padding and seat pads. It comes as no surprise as we all want to sit as comfortably as possible whether we are working or relaxing. F.C....

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26November 2020 / Articles

Fix a Sagging Sofa

Fix a Sagging Sofa

We all love our sofas they’re places for rest and relaxation and we often have a favourite seat. Constant use can result in sagging couch cushions, which in turn can look unsightly. A new sofa is a costly item so, what can you do to fix a sagging sofa and give it a new lease of life? Firstly, you need to check if it’s the cushions that...

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