You will need
- -inflatable mattress;
- -the pump.
Because inflatable mattress – the thing is big enough to inflate it using the pump. Use special pump. Sometimes producers complement the mattress in such a device. If it is not set, use a low-pressure pump. They can be manual, foot or electric. Electric pump inflated the mattress very quickly. But you have to very closely monitor the process of inflating. There is a danger of damaging the mattress.
Do not use compressors, motor pumps. In any case, do not use a Hairdryer! Hot air damages the material of the mattress. Inflate the product to the straightening of the folds. Touch the mattress – it should become quite elastic.
Inflating the mattress can be stronger or weaker. It depends on your sense of comfort. Ideal to inflate it ¾ full. Pumping to the limit can cause damage to joints, even if they seem very sturdy. Repair of the mattress is possible in home conditions, but better to him not to bring. If the product is a long time in the sun or it is used by more than one person, to give him better by less than¾. Inflated the mattress require periodic pump.
The deflation of an inflatable mattress is also an important process. Fortunately, most mattresses have a fairly large special valves. The air goes through them pretty quickly. Open the valve and release air from the mattress gradually. The air came out fully, press down lightly on the surface. But don't try too hard! You may damage the seams. If the mattress you have to blow away very fast, use the pump.
Advice 2 : 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.