Even though the old hardside waterbeds could weigh as much as two thousand pounds (2000lbs), a house that has been inspected and passed all modern building codes should be able to handle the load. This is because the waterbed weight is distributed over a broad area.
Similarly, how long do waterbeds last?
Some of the first vinyl mattress are still in daily use. Generally, you can expect your waterbed to last between 10 and 20 years. There will, however, be parts that wear out such as the top mattress or the actual vinyl mattress itself. Typically, the vinyl mattress will last between 5 and 10 years.
Can you still buy a waterbed?
Water beds may not be a “thing” anymore but they are still for sale. Amazon sells the “InnoMax Genesis 400 Gentle Wave King Waterbed Mattress” for only $101.74. It boasts “wave reduction” and a “weightless feel.” Oh, and you get a 20 year warranty.
What is the ideal temperature for a waterbed?
A Comfortable Temperature. The comfort zone of waterbeds is between 85 and 92 degrees Fahrenheit. It is best to start off at the low end of the range and then increase it gradually until you find the ideal level.