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are the advantages of waterbeds?
there different types of mattresses?
can I repair a puncture?
long do waterbeds last?
you have to change the water?
is waterbed conditioner?
much does a waterbed weigh?
to buy a waterbed
Waterbed Sheets vs. Regular Sheets
Waterbed Heaters - Temperature Control System
history of the waterbed
is the difference between a hardside and softside
different waterbed supplies that are available
Mom and Pop Retailer to Mom and Pop Etailer
What are the advantages of
Waterbeds offer several benefits - total body support,
minimal surface pressure for greater comfort, a genuinely hygienic
(dust mites can't thrive), a controllable sleeping temperature, and
remarkable durability. These qualities are essential for a superior
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
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
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
is 12- 15 years, but we have seen them last longer than 20 years or
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.
regular care the same waterbed mattress will go on supporting you for
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
mattress. We recommend you add a 4 oz bottle of conditioner every six
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
building codes can handle the weight of a waterbed without a
of the waterbed.
For over 3,000 years the waterbed has
been around in one form or the other.
The first modern waterbed was
introduced in 1968 by Charles Prior Hall and his fellow students at
Francisco State University.
Reasons to buy a
Are you thinking of buying a waterbed? This article will
give you some positive reasons to purchase one including the
between traditional beds and waterbeds, therapeutic considerations,
the types of waterbeds available.
Waterbed Sheets vs. Regular
What's the difference between waterbed sheets and regular
sheets? What you should know including sizes, styles, colors,
fabrics and more.
Waterbed Heaters - Temperature
Information about waterbed heaters and temperature control
systems. How they work, where to place them, and how long it takes to
The difference of softside and
Are you a first time waterbed shopper, and don't know the
difference between a hardside and a softside waterbed? This article
help you to understand the similarities and the differences of the two
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
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
years in the business.