As you know an air mattress is a power tool, which gives flexibility to the users to take your bed anywhere and anytime. You can use the mattress for the guests, picnics, beaches or anywhere you want but to get used to this, you must know how to blow up the air in the mattress. In this article, we will share the top 5 methods on how to blow up an air mattress. So if you want to know to take benefit of this product then read the whole article CAREFULLY…
Effective tips on how to blow up an air mattress
Blow Air into the Mattress
This is one of the old fashioned methods used to inject air inside the mattress. This method is also considered as the most difficult method to blow air inside the air mattress. In this method, you will put your mouth against the air mattress inlet and blow air from your mouth. This process takes a lot of energy and time to blow air into the mattress.
Before doing this, make sure there is nothing inside of the air mattress. You will inhale from the nose and exhale air from the mouth until and unless you inject air completely inside the air mattress. This method becomes even difficult when you have not the one-way valve. At the end of this, you may not feel well for a few minutes but overall this method works well.
How to blow up an air mattress with a hair dryer?
Now you might think that what happens if I don’t have that external pump? You don’t need to worry about this. The world never ends on external pumps, as there are other options too. Think about the hairdryer, its function is to blow air.
We use that air to dry of hair but what if we try using that same air to inflate the air mattress. Yes, it is possible. But you need to make sure that the air should not be hot; otherwise, you may heat the material of the air mattress.
Once you will make sure that the air is cold then you can take the nozzle of a hairdryer and fit it with the inlet of the air compressor. Once you are done with it then just close the inlet of the air mattress.
Yes, it is slightly difficult but not that much. You can try this even though you may not need it.
You could catch yourself in some situations where you may need to do it so better to do it now! Here is an article about how to deflate an air mattress?
How to blow up an air mattress using other home appliances?
Except for the hairdryer, there are other appliances are available which blow air and can be useful for you like a vacuum cleaner. A vacuum cleaner contains a motor and above the motor, there is a hole. All you need to do is to find a pipe that can connect that hole with you inlet of an air mattress.
If you can find that pipe then you can easily blow air into the air mattress. The difficult part of this task is, this process may take a lot of use of tape but it’s okay.
Once you get it, then you no longer need anything to inject air inside of the air mattress. Like a vacuum cleaner, there are many appliances, which blow air and you can inject air into the air mattress by the use of those appliances.
Inflating an Air Mattress Using an External Pump
You need a source to inflate or blow up air into the air mattress, there is no brainer, right! But you might think that what sources are used to inflate air into the air mattress and how can we exactly use those sources to make our air mattress comfortable?
Look, some of the air mattresses come with the internal drain and you can simply use them to blow up the air inside the mattress but if there would be no internal compressors then you need to use external compressors.
There are various types of external compressor like electric compressors, hand compressors, etc. They are very much affordable and easy to purchase. So, now you know the sources used to inject air inside the air mattress.
To inject air, all you need to do is to put a nozzle of air compressor inside of the non-air filled mattress and start to squeeze. In some cases, the size of the valve inlet could be greater than the size of the nozzle or maybe the size of the nozzle could be greater than the size of the valve inlet.
In that case, you should use tape to seal the connection. There are many kinds of taps available in the market and also very cheap and easy to buy. When you are done with injecting air or feel enough firmness of your air mattress then just extract the nozzle and seal the inlet of the mattress and use your air mattress.
Inflating an Air Mattress Using a Garbage Bag
You may feel amazed to listen that you can blow air using Garbage but trust me, you can. Initially, collect all the air into one garbage bag and close the bag with your hands completely.
Measure your mattress inlet and then lose your hand from the garbage bag according to; this way, you have made a nozzle.
Now connect the nozzle of the bag to the opening of your air mattress. Now push the bag so that the air can transfer from your bag to the air mattress respectively. You need to push the bag much time until and unless you completely blow air into the mattress. This method is a little hard. This method also consumes more time and energy as compared to other methods.
An air mattress provides you the flexibility to take it anywhere and anytime. You must know the process to blow air inside of the air mattress and we hope that you have understood all the methods mentioned above. If you want to blow air in your air mattress now then don’t wait and try one method from the above.