Architecture/Town House


I have a New Town House that was Built 15 Years ago.

It is a Two Story and I want to Buy a Standard Five Board Hard Side Waterbed.

They tell me the Bed Frame and the Water and everything will be
1300 Ponds.

Will I be ok putting this in my Upstairs Bedrrom?
The place I will be getting the Bed it

The Phone Number is on the page if you want to call thank you.

I do not have a yes or no answer for the ability of your house to hold the water bed.

Some things to have in mind:
IRCode specified sleeping room floors are supposed to hold 30 pounds per Sq Foot live load.

Your bed is 1300#
if it is 5x6 that is 43.3 #/SF
if it is 6x6 that is 36.1 #/SF
weight of two adults and bedding

All over 30 #/SF


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