Posts Tagged ‘British Waterbed association’

Advantages and disadvantages of dual waterbed mattresses

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

This information is aimed at anyone buying a new water bed or replacing an existing waterbed mattress.

Let’s assume you have never owned a water bed before. It is most likely that a friend has suggested it to you because they have heard you moaning about your bad back. So, who can give you impartial advice? High & Dry Manufacturing Ltd have been supplying retailers with individual and dual waterbed mattresses for the past twenty three years and have feedback from thousands of very happy customers.

Starting with your choice of mattress stability. Check out our short youtube video for a little guidance. Ninety percent of our retail customers will choose the super stable waterbed mattress, often referred to as 95% or one second. All these terms relate to the time it takes for the water movement to settle.

Comfort and support are achieved by adjusting the water levels. If the bed is for yourself as an individual then adjusting the water bed mattress to suit is straight forward. Adding water will make the mattress firmer whilst removing water will make it softer.
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High & Dry Waterbeds & the internet, A UK manufacturer in Hampshire

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

High & Dry Waterbeds set up in business in 1988 during the reign of Margaret Thatcher, we only intended to sell to established waterbed shops. There were a lot of retailers selling through magazines like Exchange and Mart and other local free magazines. High & Dry made the decision that we would not supply these retailers because we did not want to upset the high street shops and at that time there were quite a few. The British Waterbed association set the requirements for membership. For a short time John Boyton-Salts, director of High & Dry Waterbeds was on the committee.

High & Dry Manufacturing Ltd decided to lease a huge shop to sell directly to the public and double as our trade showroom. By showing a full range of mattresses in a range of hardside and softside waterbeds. We were now both a retailer and manufacturer of waterbeds.

Every waterbed retailer advertised with Yellow Pages. Everybody resented the fact that Yellow pages could charge what they wanted, and did. Since the evolution of the internet I would compare Yellow Pages and Yell to a school bully that has just got beaten up the school geek. (more…)