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the advantages of waterbeds?
there different types of mattresses?
ed Mattress FAQ
can I repair a puncture?
How long do
you have to change the water?
does a waterbed weigh?
ons to buy a waterbed
Waterbed Sheets vs. Regular Sheets
Heaters - Temperature Control System
of the waterbed
What is the difference between a hardside and softside
in a complete waterbed package?
different waterbed supplies that are available
From Mom and Pop Retailer to Mom and Pop Etailer
About Memory Foam Mattresses
What are the advantages of waterbeds?
Waterbeds offer several benefits - total body support, minimal surface
pressure for greater comfort, a genuinely hygienic surface (dust mites can't
thrive), a controllable sleeping temperature, and remarkable durability.
These qualities are essential for a superior sleeping environment.
Are there different types of
Yes. They can have different depths and variable degrees of stability.
There are several types of stability - from free flow (with lots of
movement) to waveless (fully stabilized) with very little motion.
Waterbed Mattress FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the waterbed mattress, including
repairing a waterbed mattress, what type of mattress to purchase, how to
clean them, and other related questions.
Can waterbeds leak?
The chances are remote. The technology producing today's waterbed is
sophisticated. The seams are very strong. All mattresses are surrounded by a
safety liner so that any leak would be captured by the liner, and not leak
on the floor.
How can I repair a puncture?
A simple vinyl repair kit does the job. Just apply the patch to the
offending area and allow to dry. Most times when repairing a waterbed, the
bed does not even need to be drained.
How long do waterbeds last?
Unlike a traditional mattress, a waterbed does not have springs that
can break down. The average life span of a waterbed mattress is 12- 15
years, but we have seen them last longer than 20 years or more.
Do you have to change the water?
Only when you need to move the bed. A water conditioner is added
periodically to prevent the growth of algae, mold or bacteria. With regular
care the same waterbed mattress will go on supporting you for years.
What is waterbed conditioner?
Conditioner is an algaecide. The conditioner stabilizes the quality of
the water so there is no risk of algae growth inside the mattress. We
recommend you add a 4 oz bottle of conditioner every six months.
How much does a waterbed ?
A waterbed can weigh up to 1500 lbs., but because the weight is
distributed over a large area, weight is not a concern. A waterbed weighs
less per square foot than a refrigerator. Any house built to modern building
codes can handle the weight of a waterbed without a problem.
The history of the waterbed.
For over 3,000 years the waterbed has been around in one form or the
The first modern waterbed was introduced in 1968 by Charles Prior Hall
and his fellow students at San Francisco State University.
Reasons to buy a waterbed
Are you thinking of buying a waterbed? This article will give you some
positive reasons to purchase one including the difference between
traditional beds and waterbeds, therapeutic considerations, and the types of
An online guide to waterbed prices, and the various waterbeds that are
for sale on the market today.
Waterbed Sheets vs. Regular
What's the difference between waterbed sheets and regular sheets? What
you should know including sizes, styles, colors, patterns, fabrics and
Waterbed Heaters - Temperature Control
Information about waterbed heaters and temperature control systems.
How they work, where to place them, and how long it takes to heat a
The difference of softside and hardside
Are you a first time waterbed shopper, and don't know the difference
between a hardside and a softside waterbed? This article will help you to
understand the similarities and the differences of the two types.
The wide assortment of oak waterbed furniture including bedroom sets,
cabinets, dressers, chests, night stands, and pedestals.
A look at the many waterbed frames that are available, and the wide
variety of options and choices. You can choose padded vinyl frames or wood
frames, including solid pine or beautiful oak.
What is in a complete waterbed package? All the things you need to get
started on your new waterbed including waterbed frame, mattress, heater,
repair kit, fill and drain kit, conditioner, sheets, mattress cover, safety
liner, and padded rail caps.
There are many waterbed supplies and accessories available to
complement and enhance your waterbed adventure. Includes information about
waterbed mattress covers, repair kits, electric drain pumps, safety liners
Mom and Pop Retailer to a Mom and Pop
Read about the history of My Waterbed Shop, from a small mom and pop
brick-and-mortar retailer to a mom and pop etailer, with over 35 years in
Memory Foam Mattresses
Learn about memory foam mattresses, including gel infused and open
cell mattresses. Includes the history, design, and the sizes of memory foam