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Old 03-31-2019, 03:06 PM   #1
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Thinking of buying this model. I have a concern about how the murphy bed lowers into the storage belly when in the upright position. I fear water, moisture in the belly could ruin the mattress. Salesman doesn't think it will be an issue. Wondering if others have this type of set-up.

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Old 03-31-2019, 03:26 PM   #2
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Well, of course he doesn't see it as a problem.

I'd be more concerned about what the heck you could store in that area. It kind of defeats the purpose of pass through storage.
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Well, we decided to buy it. My husband has a sheet metal shop and will make some sort of box around the mattress to protect it some.
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Old 04-02-2019, 12:48 AM   #4
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See if you can get the mattress to bend and keep the storage space as.....well, advertised "pass through storage space". My neighbors bought a similar Murphy bed model Surveyor and were taken back when the mattress dipped into the space. It's a space sving design that defeats the purpose of the pass through storage. Crappy design that really needs to be remedied prior to leaving the factory.

Anyways, my neighbors put a piece of plywood across the top of the storage area and the mattress still folds into the cavity above. Give it a try.
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