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Today we are going to answer the question “What Is The Weight Of A Hardside Or Softside Waterbed“. Waterbed owners, shoppers, and people who just want to know the answer. Here it is, the response to the question so many of you have contacted us about. Do you say you want the truth about how heavy a waterbed really is? The information below will answer that question once and for all.
In addition, we have supplied you with the formula at the bottom of the page that will help you to figure out and properly determine the weight of your own waterbed mattress especially if it is different from the various sizes of waterbeds we have listed below.
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Width x Length x Depth = Total Cubic Inches in a waterbed softside waterbed cavity or hard side wood frame waterbed.
You can follow our equation and see how we came to our results.
72 x 84 x 8.5 = 51408 Cubic Inches divided by 1728 Cubic Inches= 29.75 Cubic Feet
29.75 x 7.48 cubic gallons of water = 222.53 Gallons x 8.346 pounds per gallon= 1857.24 pounds
60 x 84 x 8.5 = 42840 Cubic Inches divided by 1728 Cubic Inches= 24.79 Cubic Feet
24.79 x 7.48 cubic gallons of water = 185.429 Gallons x 8.346 pounds per gallon= 1547.59 pounds
48 x 84 x 8.5 = 35272 Cubic Inches divided by 1728 Cubic Inches= 20.41 Cubic Feet
20.41 x 7.48 cubic gallons of water = 152.666 Gallons x 8.346 pounds per gallon= 1274.157 pounds
For those of you who do not want to figure it out yourselves, here are a few of our most popular softside waterbeds:
Here are a few are the most common waterbed sizes examples sold over the last 40 years.
Remember the frame, headboard, and drawer pedestal weights can and do vary greatly, for this reason, we have not included their weights in our totals. If you are unsure if your home will hold the weight of a waterbed, we encourage you to seek out a carpenter, engineer, or even your insurance agent to find out the pros and cons of putting a waterbed in your home and whether the weight it is an issue or not.
Here is a link to one of our most popular posts: Will A Waterbed Crash Through My Bedroom Floor? Now that you know how to figure out or just know the weights of softside waterbeds and hardside waterbeds, you can stop asking the question “What Is The Weight Of A Hardside Or Softside Waterbed“.