Waterbed Mattress Sizes
The different mattress sizes for waterbeds depends on the type of
waterbed you wish to have in your home.
Many people enjoy the original look of the hardside waterbed. The hardside is
the type of waterbed that comes to mind of the heyday of waterbeds and
include the traditional look of finely crafted old wood style waterbeds that
are both stately looking and comfortable. This type of waterbed comes with a
vinyl type bladder that holds the water, and includes various specialized
mattress sizes that are unique to the world of beds themselves.
The hardside waterbed comes in a variety of designs including a modern style
that comes equipped with a padded frame such as can be seen here.
Most hardside waterbeds come in pine or oak wood and in different varieties
from simple to more extravaga
Hardside waterbeds and mattresses come in a wonderful blend of accessories
and styles including specialized pedestals, ornate bookcases, beautiful
headboards, and unique wall units.
Waterbed mattresses from the hardside category can come with many types of
additions and adornments including cabinets, drawers, mirrors, lights, cubby
doors, shelves, and under-the-bed storage.
Hardside Waterbed Mattress Sizes
King (California King)
Measurements for hardside waterbed mattresses:
King (or California King) 72x84
Super Single 48x84
Hardside mattresses need particular sheet sizes as well.
Hardside waterbed mattresses also are available with outstanding furniture and
You can also purchase hardside waterbed replacement
A more understated look for a waterbed mattress is the softside waterbed.
The softside waterbed mattress looks just like a regular or traditional
mattress, only it's filled with water, of course.
Most people can't tell the difference by looking at a softside mattress, but
they can sure feel the difference when they sleep on one!
Softside Waterbed Mattress Sizes
California King 72x84
The softside not only looks like a regular mattress, but can be used in
conjunction with a regular bed frame, headboard and sheets.
However, keep in mind that a sofside waterbed mattress is quite heavy, and a
special foundation is desired, instead of a traditional box spring. Our
waterbed mattresses are available with or without a foundation. The
foundation provides for a sturdy and stable platform for the heaviness of a
mattress that is filled with water. Foundations for the Queen and King sizes
are split in two pieces. By separating the foundation there will be no
bowing, flexing or warping. Using a specialized foundation that is built
specifically for waterbeds is more preferable than using a traditional box
Another advantage of a softside mattress is the choice of having a dual
mattress. This gives you the luxury of separate halves, and the ability to
control the temperature for either side.
mattresses are also available.
Check out our softside waterbed buying guide.
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