Got waterbed? If you have one, one of the essential things to consider is how you can drain it. Considered that you may need to drain it? Check out this simple step-by-step instructions that you can do also.
You must drain a waterbed before you can move it, whether across the room, to a new home or to put up for sale. While the draining process involves many steps and parts, it is not difficult.
Step 1 – Heater
Switch off and disconnect the heater from the power source.
Step 2 – Use a Drain Pump
- Obtain a Pump– You can hire a suitable water pump or buy one. The easiest and cheapest to buy is a simple pump that will attach to your hand power drill.
- Remove Temperature Control Unit – When you remove the temperature control unit the valve will pop up and you can insert the input pipe from the pump.
- Connect to Drain – Use a hose pipe to connect the outlet pipe of the pump to a convenient drain positioned at a lower level than the waterbed.
- Turn on the Pump – Depending on the speed of the pump it can take up to an hour to drain the bed properly.