Who is “Shire Waterbed Service”?
Shire Waterbed Service is a division of Southern Cross Bedding P/L, which is a leading independent
waterbed supplier in Australia, located in Sydney N.S.W.. Independent means Southern Cross Bedding Pty Ltd
is not a franchise or a group member, and therefore we are able to source the best quality manufactured
water bed products. Southern Cross Bedding P/L does not purchase by price, our products have the longest
warranty available on the market (sometimes twice what is available through franchise or group stores).
We have been supplying the waterbed industry since June 1982. Our products are available for domestic,
motel and hospital use.
Why Sleep on a Water bed?
Waterbeds have four medical advantages over any other sleeping surface. They are:
- No Pressure points
- Legs are elevated for best circulation
- Heat relaxes and heals muscles
- No dust mites
Create Support For Your Body
The waterbed mattress moulds to your own body shape and spreads your weight evenly. So with no pressure
points you can sleep in one position for much longer periods, and you sleep more restfully.
Great Support For Bad Backs
Probably the most frequent reason for the purchase of a waterbed is to relieve back pain. Waterbeds
support your body evenly; so great relief for pain can often be achieved. The therapeutic warmth is an
Warm in Winter/Cool In Summer
Waterbeds are thermostatically controlled to maintain a constant temperature. Nothing is more relaxing than
a warm bed on a cold winter’s night. And during summer, turn the heater down to keep you cool.
Heaters cost less than an electric blanket to run.
Dust mites are a well-known cause for allergies. Dead skin permeates foam or spring mattresses and provides
food for dust mites. The vinyl water mattress is impervious to dust mites so allergy and asthma sufferers
can sleep peacefully.
This is acknowledged by the Asthma Foundation New South Wales on their
About Asthma > Triggers > Dust Mites (external link) page.
The Australian consumer advocacy magazine, which promises trusted information for Australian
consumers, also acknowledges this information. Read
Choice Magazine's article about beds(external link) (NB: The origianl page is no longer available. This link is to an archived version of the page.)
Our contact details are shown below. If you would like to email us please visit our
contact page. We are happy to answer all your questions about waterbeds. In fact,
you might find answers to some of your questions on our Waterbed F. A. Q. page.
We are based in Sydney but we can easily arrange delivery to New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland,
South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and New Zealand.
Don't forget all our waterbed bladders come with conditioner, vinyl cleaner & air extractor.