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03-11-2014 08:42 AM
Liesje
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Build a temporary base with cider blocks and plywood. A little heavy carrying the blocks up the stairs. The blocks can be reused or for that matter keep your receipt and you can return them when you are done using them.
Hm I like this, I actually do use a few of these blocks for various things around my yard. They are cheap.
03-11-2014 03:31 AM
middleofnowhere Maybe you could rent an airbed for the month? Or rent a regular bed & have the rental guys deal with getting it upstairs?
03-11-2014 01:08 AM
Springbrz Build a temporary base with cider blocks and plywood. A little heavy carrying the blocks up the stairs. The blocks can be reused or for that matter keep your receipt and you can return them when you are done using them.
03-11-2014 12:00 AM
Liesje Pricey
03-10-2014 11:38 PM
Twyla They have frames for air mattresses. Fold and put away after use for next time.

Cabela's Folding Air Bed Frame with Queen Air Bed and Pump : Cabela's

Below is what we use camping - yeah really roughing it LOL Sleeps great.

Intex Comfort-Rest Rising Comfort Air Bed : Cabela's

Uses regular bedding sizes - on sale right now to Almost the height of a regular bed.
03-10-2014 08:58 PM
Liesje She WILL be pregnant, over 7 months. We had a futon frame but similar problem to the box spring...can't go up the stairs and make the corner (at least not a futon that's the size of a double bed).
03-10-2014 08:53 PM
onyx'girl I would get an airbed. They are fine for short term and some of the high end ones are comfortable if you don't have back problems. Futons aren't as comfortable as many of the air beds. Or you can get a futon frame, put a nice air mattress on the futon matress if you need the height.
03-10-2014 08:48 PM
nktigger99 You are 100% correct...she being that pregnant won't want to be sleeping right on the floor. Also the comfortable arm chair is a good idea, many times in my later months I slept sitting up due to the weight or position of baby/babies.

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03-10-2014 08:42 PM
middleofnowhere I love Red Green. May your next project be the window awnings made from old car hoods....
03-10-2014 08:40 PM
Liesje ooo pallets, that might work.

MIL and FIL live two states away, we won't see them again before our friends arrive.

IKEA is 3 hours away, so just to go there an back is an expensive trip, gas-wise, plus like I said whatever furniture we add to this room temporarily needs to come back out, it won't remain a bedroom. We used to have one of their platform beds and it completely collapsed several times, never again!

There are already two large armchairs in the mancave. We'll keep one or both (if they both fit) for them to use. There's already a TV (well two right now!) in the mancave.

The reason I want the mattress off the floor is that our friends are also expecting and my girlfriend will be over 7 months pregnant when they are here. Now I don't have babies yet myself but I'm guessing at 7 months pregnant you don't want to be getting up off the floor all the time.

You'll probably laugh but....I actually got the milk crate idea from an episode of Red/Green many years ago.
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