The Pros & Cons of Having a Bean Bag

Bean bags are more than just a bag of beans, they have an ineffable sense of fun that instantly puts you in the party mood. Whether cradling your laptop while responding to emails from work or sitting down with friends over coffee during off-time – beanbags can be used for many things!

So, should you get a bean bag? Here are some pros and cons for having a bean bag on your living room or bedroom!



You have a choice when it comes to sitting in chairs, but the type of seat and back shape will dictate how you sit. Most regular-sized office jobs require an upright posture with little flexibility because they’re rigidly designed for that specific purpose.

Beans are the perfect chair for those who have poor posture. They provide full support of your back, hips, and head to ensure that you’re sitting up straight! In addition, their ergonomic design helps prevent muscle pain from occurring due it being able molding with our body shape so there’s no stress on any one area too long.

Maximum Comfort

The bean bag chair has been around for decades, but it’s only recently begun to gain mainstream popularity. Its main selling point – the ability of users (especially those with limited space) to create seating shapes that fit their body perfectly, pressure points no longer an issue!  The bean bag is a godsend for pregnant women, who can move into different positions and get ample back support. Pregnant moms oftentimes experience lower-torso pain due to the weight being concentrated on one area of their body–the siting position takes some pressure off by allowing them spread out across multiple areas!

Stylish and Fun

Bean bags are the perfect piece of furniture for your living room. They have a sense of fun about them that you just don’t get from other pieces in this space, and their ability to change up any environment is undeniable! From an elegant design feature on its own or as part-of another more modern setup, there’s no shortage when it comes down choosing what type suits best with how you want things around.

Place it Anywhere

Of course, the bean bag chair is ideal for kid’s bedrooms and living rooms. But it’s also great as an office furniture piece! The extra support helps employees take their minds off of work by creating a relaxed environment- which means they’ll never suffer from back injuries again due to hunching over at computer screens all day long. With its portability, bean bags are so easy to carry and don’t require any building. You can even move this cozy corner around as needed!

With the popularity of outdoor bean bags, some vendors are now making furniture specifically for them. For instance, they can be used as a table to reach your drink with ease and have extra space on top where you would put books or other items that don’t fit under normal seating arrangements.

Easy to Clean

With bean bags, you don’t have to worry about spending hours cleaning your chair. Simply unzip the outer liner and throw it in your washing machine – simple as that. Making cleaning easier and more time saver. No more need to spot clean like you do with regular chairs, making them even cost more.


A bean bag is an affordable and simple seating option that requires little to no maintenance. They can be made out of any material, including fabric or polyester filling—which means they’re cost effective too!



Unfortunately, some beanbags are prone to rip and the innards of your bag may spilling all over the floor. Thankfully you don’t have always need wholesale replacement! Often just repairing a small tear will do when refilling it up again with whatever came out during use.


EPS beanbags are not biodegradable and must be disposed of carefully, so they don’t pose a danger to wildlife. However, depending on where you live there may still opportunities for disposal at recycling centers or curbside pickups that would allow this type of bag into the environment again!


Some people might find that owning a bean bag chair is not as appealing if they have small kids or pets around the house. Children love to sit on them, but it can get messy fast because of all their spilled milk and juice! If you’re prone for spilling things then this type furniture isn’t going make your life any easier either.

So, should you get a bean bag? Here are some pros and cons for having a bean bag on your living room or bedroom! Ultimately, the decision is up to you. But if you’re looking for an excuse to buy one, just remember that they aren’t called “comfort bags” for nothing – and who knows, maybe you can finally finish reading that book you’ve been meaning to read for years!

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