How to inflate an air mattress with an electric pump?
An air mattress is very handy, it’s perfect to use when you have visitors staying overnight at home. It is generally comfortable and even better than a sofa or floor. It is also good for camping as it is very convenient. But before you can experience its convenience you must inflate it first. Though it isn’t a headache anymore since modern air beds come with built-in pumps where all you have to do is just plug it and it inflates.
There are different ways of blowing up an air mattress-it could either be through an electric supply or not. These are some simple methods on how to inflate an air mattress with an electric pump. And there’s no need for you to worry if your air mattress has no internal pump because you can use an external pump. There are different types of pumps and one of these is the electric pump that you can buy at a fair price.
But how to inflate an air mattress with an electric pump?
All you have to do is to push the nozzle of your pump into your air mattress and start pumping. If its valve inlet is larger than the nozzle, then you can seal the connection using scotch tape or duct tape. If the nozzle is larger, then you can seal it off the same way. Remember to inflate your air mattress enough to hold your weight. Then remove the nozzle and quickly seal its valve or close the valve cap. It may take a small amount of work to get the nozzle of the pump to fit the air inlet.
On the other hand, you can also inflate your air mattress using a hairdryer. Yes, you heard it right. If you can seal the outlet nozzle of the hairdryer to the air inlet on your air mattress, then switch the dryer into it. Make sure that the air is not the hair so that you won’t melt the plastic of the air mattress. Though it may take some time eventually you can inflate it.
You can also use your vacuum cleaner at home if it blows cold air. When you use a vacuum cleaner to blow up your air mattress, you have to first take off the dirtbag and if you find a pipe connecting to the inlet to the hole above the motor that connects to the airbag. You may also be needing a lot of duct tape to seal both connections.
Generally, to blow up an air mattress is simply to blow air into the inlet of the airbed. Each way above may take longer than others. You just have to make sure to use cold air so that your air mattress won’t melt. As you may know, nothing is as good as an electric pump. You can keep your electric pump in your trunk so you always have it handy. So, what are you waiting for there, grab now your hairdryer or your vacuum cleaner if you want to experience your air mattress in a snap? These are just some easy to follow methods on how to inflate an air mattress with an electric pump.
Here is a step by step video on how to inflate an air mattress with an electric pump.