Advice 1: How to seal swimming mattress

Swimming on mattresse – one of the most favorite water sports. Torn or holed mattress, of course, is disconcerting. To fix the mattress on vacation is possible with the kit, which is better prudent to take. At home with the same conditions to fix the mattress simpler, and it can be done much more thoroughly.
How to seal swimming mattress
You will need
  • - material similar to the material of the mattress;
  • - the skin;
  • glue.
Instruction
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Determine the location of damage to the mattress. If you were at the moment of puncture the reservoir, it is most convenient to do it there. Immerse the mattress in water – from the tap site will go the bubbles. In house conditions it is possible to use a thick soap solution. Coat them with a mattress, you will also notice bubbles in the place where the mattress is damaged. Select the marker of the rupture site.
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If the mattress along the seam., you can try to cook it with the iron. If the mattress is soldered from two halves so that the seams have a large indent from the edge, this would be the easiest. To do this, grasp the paper, or newspaper. A mattress lay on the rail with an edge of 3-5 mm so that the edge of the slats were in place the new seam. The mattress in this place lay 2-3 layers of newspaper, and then very gently on the lowest temperature weld rupture suture again, constantly controlling the process. To overdo the iron on the material during welding of the mattress impossible.
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If the puncture is not in the seam, then sand the area with damage to the cloth and then degrease with alcohol or Cologne.
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Use the kit if it was sold along with the mattress. It typically includes glue and material patch, sometimes sold just a piece of material on the patch. If such a repair kit, a mattress, you can use an existing in everyday life remains similar materials – pieces of thin PVC, the thin elastic rubber, for example, household gloves, pieces of tent fabric, old baby swimming laps, etc. of the chosen material, cut the patch round or oval in shape.
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Brush skim the surface cloth of the mattress and the patch adhesive. On the mattress the area on which glue is applied, should be a little more of the area of the patch (it can be applied to the mattress and circle with a pen or marker on the site of the puncture). Then, wait for about 20 minutes and then apply the patch in place and, starting from center, smooth it to the mattress towards the edges, avoiding the formation of bubbles.
Note
In the case of repairs mattress using the iron, you need to be very careful is overheated the mattress just melted and formed a new hole. Therefore it is better to set a lower temperature.

Advice 2 : How to seal the round

There is a huge selection of children's circles for swimming and water games to suit every taste. These circles are bright and elegant, often made in the form of animals or characters from popular cartoons. Modern rounds are made of soft plastic, this material is not insured against damages and circles are often torn. But do not rush to throw broken circle — you can own a seal and he will delight your child.
How to seal the round
You will need
  • - material for the manufacture of the patch;
  • - scissors;
  • - ball point pen;
  • - glue suitable for PVC (e.g. "Seconds")
Instruction
1
Find out the specific location of the damage circle. Inflate the circle and place it in the water. Each of the holes will come out the air bubbles. Mark these places — for example, trace with a ballpoint pen.
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Manufacture of the patch. They must be of the same material as that of the circle. Cut out patches of rectangular shape but with rounded corners. The size of the patches fix it, so they completely cover the injury.
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Degrease the contact surface of the circle, and patches, using alcohol, acetone or thinner. This will promote better adhesion of the glue surfaces.
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Apply glue. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations. Typically, the adhesive is applied onto surface of repaired products, and the patch. The number of layers of adhesive also depends on a particular brand — sometimes it is enough to apply one layer of glue, and sometimes it is recommended to dry the first layer and re-apply another one.
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Apply the patch to the repaired circle. Two hands exactly place it on the injury. Avoid wrinkling the surface of the circle or patch. Thumbs smooth the patch, removing from under it air.
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After repair not inflate in a circle for 1 hour, then a circle should be inflated (not too tight) and leave for 24 hours for the adhesive and the adhesion of surfaces. After this round you can use.
Note
The circles depicting animals, rush faster — due to the large number of parts and joints.

Not recommended for use in the repair of circles PVC glue such as "Superglue" - it will crack, not ensuring the tightness of the repair.

PVC material, unlike rubber, is not recommended before gluing sanding.

The traditional liquid for degreasing solvents and acetone can destroy the material from which made the circle. So try to process pre-degreasing liquid a small piece of material patches. If the material of the circle is damaged by the acetone, use a degreasing alcohol.
Useful advice
In selling, there are special repair kits inflatable mattresses and toys. Typically, this kit includes a patch, adhesive for PVC (Vinyl Cement) and instructions for use.

The best patch is cut from the same material as the circle. You can use a toy, can no longer be repaired, and cut patches from it. One such product will last a long time.

Advice 3 : How: the mattress or mattress

In everyday situations, questions about the correct spelling of some words is still controversial. However, in most cases, grammar still gives clear answers, but it is not always the case. For example, it is still not clear, how to write "mattress" or "mattress."
How: the mattress or mattress

In fact, no grammatical rules concerning the spelling of this word does not exist. You can say and write whatever we want, and that is the "mattress" and "mattress" is the correct answer. This answer will be obtained if you follow the new rules of the Russian language, adopted in the twenty-first century.

For the first time this word is mentioned in the time of Peter the great. It was he who brought from Europe the first feather mattresses. Because at that time the language was a little rougher, it was to spread the word with the letter "C" on the end, that is the "mattress".

However, further studies on this subject have slightly changed the situation. The fact that the founder of mattress production are the Netherlands and in their own language the word is written as matras. Accordingly, it would be correct to write this word, "mattress", but the population has already used to speak differently, and there was no reason to change the spelling.

There is an assumption that "C" at the end was the result of the influence of the German language, which was also distributed in Russia during that time period. In German this word is written as matratze in Russian is read as "the mattress".

Advice 4 : How to seal an air mattress

To repair inflatable mattress with a patch can be glued with special glue from repair kit inflatable mattresss and boats. If such a repair kit at hand was not, fit a patch of any inflatable toy.
Inflatable mattress
You will need
  • Repair kit for inflatable mattress or inflatable old toy and the second adhesive.
Instruction
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Best results when repairing an inflatable mattressand retrieved using the special kit, for example: Intex Repair Kit. The kits are sold as accessories to the inflatable mattressof am and the boats and represent a small set of glue, patches and instructions, cost from 50 to 100 rubles.To repair a mattressand you need to cut the patch larger than the puncture in the mattresse, spread a thin layer of adhesive on the patch and press it to the damaged area of the mattress.
Repair kit for inflatable <strong>mattress</strong>s
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To fix mattress is possible without special tools. Patches for any old inflatable toy, for example: a child's round, bouncy ball or bubbles. You need to cut a patch of appropriate size and stick it on the damaged area of the mattressand with the help of instant universal glue "Moment."
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When the glue dries, you need to check the result. If stuck badly and the air from under the patch comes out, then you can retry. Not taking already pasted the patch to stick on top of another, but larger, especially paying attention to the edges of the patches were completely smeared with adhesive.
Note
Inflate the mattress before repairing to the glue, trapped inside the mattress, not glued it from the inside.
Useful advice
In order to find invisible puncture in the mattress, inflate it and submerge half the mattress under water. The puncture site will be seen by the stream of air bubbles emerging from the damaged area.

Advice 5 : How to seal an air mattress

Inflatable mattresses are great to provide a soft and comfortable sleeping place during outings. But in the woods or on the river can easily damage the mattress, making it unsuitable for recreation.
An inflatable mattress can be easily damaged
You will need
  • Repair kit, which are equipped with some models of inflatable mattresses. If this set is not complete, then a small flap of leather or rubber, super glue.
Instruction
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First you need to determine the puncture site. To do this, inflate the mattress and inspect it, listening to the sound of escaping air. If you locate a puncture is not possible, place the mattress into water. The bubbles will rise to the surface of the water in the place where the damaged mattress. Outline the damaged area with a pen or marker, and wipe dry the mattress in this place.
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If the mattress you have purchased the repair kit, carefully read the instructions for using the glue included in this kit. Apply glue to the patch in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and seal the injury on the mattress.
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If the repair kit is not, prepare a small segment of a soft leather or rubber. Cut the patch with rounded edges – this circuit is better than glued, providing a better fit edges. Apply super glue on the patch and immediately apply it to the marked location. Press the patch on for a few seconds until the glue dries. It takes less than a minute. Then you can inflate the mattress and use it.
Useful advice
To avoid damage to the mattress, do not put it on the ground. Use a bedspread or quilt as the backing.

Advice 6 : How to choose a mattress for a newborn

During pregnancy, expectant parents should prepare for the baby's arrival to arrange a room and purchase all the necessary baby stuff. Buying a mattress for a newborn - an important task, the correct choice depends on the healthy development of the child's spine.
How to choose a mattress for a newborn
Instruction
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Make sure that the mattress is matched to the exact size of the crib. Select a hard mattress. For babies and children under 3 years, it is smooth and hard surface – the key to a healthy back. The standard thickness of a mattress from 3 to 7 centimeters.
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Pay attention to the material from which made children's mattress. The product must "breathe" and dry quickly. Batting, cotton, holofiber and coconut fiber provides excellent breathability. A good option would be a combined composition of the filler.
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In addition, the mattress should be hypoallergenic. Be careful with such natural materials (wool or natural latex) - they can cause an allergic reaction. It is better to give preference to the felt, watino, cotton, holofiber, or coconut coir. These materials have proven themselves as hygienic and non-allergenic fillers. They are well ventilated and does not absorb moisture and odors.
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Conscientious producers, caring for the health of children and guided by the peculiarities of a growing child's body, produce high-quality orthopaedic mattresses. They has a prophylactic effect against diseases of the musculoskeletal apparatus. Often a part of mattresses for baby includes water-resistant plywood, which ensures the necessary rigidity of the mattress.
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Do not purchase goods from the hands, or used. The mattress should have a smooth surface without nicks and pressure sores.
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Pick up a cover for the mattress. First, the baby will mainly be in the crib, and the cover will help to preserve the purity of the mattress. Importantly, the fabric from which sewn cover, was qualitative and did not sit after washing, otherwise you will not be able to put a cover on the mattress.
Note
Buying a quality product, you provide your kid good rest and healthy sleep.

Advice 7 : How to pump up the mattress

It is difficult to overestimate such a convenient thing as an inflatable mattress. This camping and at the beach during summer, and the way out, when they come here numerous relatives, and also just the thing for small apartments. Well, to this mattress served for a long time without any problems, you just have to follow some rules when inflating.
How to pump up the mattress
Instruction
1
Try to buy an electric pump of the same brand as the mattress. This is a very convenient option as it allows how to pump up the mattress, and deflate in a matter of minutes. The kit often includes nozzle adaptors suitable for all inflatable products of the same brand.
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Never grab the mattress, that is do not fill it to the wood-elastic state. In the presence of a built-in electric pump before operation relieve a little pressure. Before shutting down make sure that the filling of the mattressand the air over.
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If the mattress has no built-in, then inflate it an extra pump or supplied with and powered from the mains and footswitch, electric, working even from a car "cigarette lighter" pump or, in extreme cases, Cycling. Always monitor the degree of pumping the mattressfeels. The more weight the person who will be sleeping on it, the less you inflate your mattress. For optimal use fill it with air only at 80-85%. To prevent tearing, do not use for inflating car air compressor or some other high pressure pump.
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Before you put the mattress on the floor or in the tent to pump it, make sure the surface was smooth and lacked any sharp objects. In any case, don't pick a mattress near open flame or very close to the heater. Inflate the mattress until it will not disappear folds, and it will not become elastic to the touch. Pumping is fraught with the fact that a valve will always come out as the valve is equipped with a control function. In any case, the inflatable mattressyou need to pump periodically.
Useful advice
Do not stand on the mattress and lean on him only with one foot or knee and not jump on it because of the uneven distribution of pressure can cause damage of its internal walls.
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