Make the Bedroom Barrier-free Part II

What does wheelchair accessible mean

In general, it can be said that accessibility serves to increase the quality of life through independence. Not only people with disabilities benefit from the improved quality of life through a barrier-free environment, but also children, older people, parents with prams and people who are temporarily affected by a disability. Nowadays, when houses and apartments are newly planned and built, the opportunity is increasingly used to make them barrier-free or…

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Make the Bedroom Barrier-free Part I

Make the bedroom barrier-free

The barrier-free design and furnishing of the apartment and in particular the bedroom and bathroom has become increasingly important in recent decades. In this article we deal intensively with the topic of “barrier-free”, provide information on how to furnish a bedroom barrier-free, illuminate the background and give valuable tips. Introduction The “barrier-free” or “barrier-free apartment design” has been gaining more and more importance for years. However, it is not clear…

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Recognize Stable Beds Part IV

Stable Beds 2

When equipping the bed, a mattress that is ergonomically suitable for the user should be selected. Choosing a higher mattress has a positive effect, as it can absorb or distribute the pressure better. The spring base, in turn, should match the mattress and the user. It must also be suitable for the slatted frame in the bed frame (see slatted frame). In the case of classic slatted frames or base…

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Recognize Stable Beds Part III

Stable Beds 1

Bed legs The bed legs form the lower end of the bed and create a connection to the floor. They should match the entire construction in terms of material and shape. There are many different types of bed legs. Basically, a larger footprint offers greater stability. Headboard / footboard In addition to the bed legs, the headboard can increase the stability of a bed if it is designed to be…

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Recognize Stable Beds Part II

Recognize stable beds 2

For the production of beds in plank processing or beam processing , no glued wooden panels are used, but solid wood elements in the form of planks or beams. The stability of a solid wood bed in plank processing or beam processing is reduced by a significant risk of warping due to “working” wood. In addition to the type of processing, the type of wood used for production also plays…

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Recognize Stable Beds Part I

Recognize stable beds 1

In hardly any everyday situation are we more helpless than during sleep. It is absolutely understandable that you want a safe place to sleep that provides security and thus offers an optimal basis for relaxation. Nobody wants to have to fear that the bed will collapse under them during the night and a good night’s sleep is hard to imagine if the bed wobbles or squeaks, creaks or makes other…

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History of the Water Bed

History of the Water Bed

The history of the water bed can be traced back more than 3,000 years to the Persians. They made bag-like or bubble-like containers from goat skins or goatskin by gluing them with pitch. Originally, these goat skin containers served nomadic peoples initially purely as a water reservoir until they were recognized as being useful as a comfortable sleeping surface. The advantage of the goat skin mattresses filled with water was…

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Types of Water Beds Part II

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Light water beds The term light water beds is used to summarize water-based sleeping systems or sleeping pads which, due to their construction and the resulting lying and comfort properties, cannot be equated with regular water beds. It is quasi “waterbeds light” or “slimmed down” water-based sleep solutions. In the case of light water beds, a distinction is made between hose systems or hose water mattresses and low-volume water mattresses…

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Types of Water Beds Part I

Types of Water Beds 1

As with many other products, there are also different types of waterbeds. A distinction is made between waterbeds based on their frame and the design of the water mattress. In addition, there is a differentiation based on the inserted water mattresses. Hardside water beds The structure of the Hardside waterbed basically corresponds to the waterbed designed by Charles Hall from the 1960s. As can be derived from the English term…

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Construction of a Water Bed Part 3

Construction of a Water Bed 3

Capliner / topliner The capliner, also known as a topliner, is an equipment component for waterbeds that comes in different shapes. Functionally, the capliner or topliner serves as additional mattress protection against dust and dirt. This is why the capliner / topliner is also referred to as a dirt particle membrane. What all capliners have in common is a dust-proof design, which, however, usually also restricts breathability, which is why…

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