Category Archives for "Air Mattress"

Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Backpacking Mattress

Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Backpacking Mattress Review

For some campers, simplicity is the key. A portable mattress that you can easily set up is more valuable than the foamy air beds some people prefer. When you’re hiking or mountain climbing, you never know when you’re going to need a rest. On top of that, unfavorable weather conditions require a mattress that can […]

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Big Agnes Q Core SLX

Big Agnes Q Core SLX Review

There is nothing more frustrating than having to sleep on uncomfortable portable mattresses and sleeping pads. This is perhaps the worst part of backpacking. With the Big Agnes Q Core SLX, this problem goes away quickly and instantly. Practicality, compactness, and comfort are essential to every backpacker out there, and with the Big Agnes Q […]

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Are Air Mattress Good to Sleep On?

Air mattresses are popular for camping and as a spare bed for guests. There are many stories about how air mattresses can’t be good for your spine if you sleep on one continually for a long time, but is that true? There are some health hazards to sleeping on an air mattress over a long period of time, but it doesn’t mean that it’s not good for you. The market is saturated with inflatable mattresses of all makes and models, so you should get one that offers plenty of support.

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How to Keep Air Mattress from Deflating

If you’ve ever slept on an air mattress, you’ve probably experienced waking up to a somewhat deflated mattress. Most people simply accept it as a fact of life. In fact, while it has something to do with the quality of the mattress, many other factors can cause an air mattress to deflate overnight. So, if you’re having the same problem, stick around and we’ll share some tips that you can use to prevent your mattress from deflating excessively overnight.

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Why Does My Air Bed Deflates Overnight?

Waking up to a half-deflated air mattress is a mystery that besieges many people. If you had that happen to you, you were probably wondering what caused it. Well, the reality is that your air mattress will keep deflating overnight no matter what you do. It does so because of pressure and temperature differences, as well as the overall design. The air will slowly escape the mattress when you apply pressure on it, such as when you lie down on it. However, there are some things that you can do to prevent your air mattress from deflating overnight.

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How to Fix a Broken Seam on an Air Mattress

Whether you use an air mattress on your camping trips or have one as an extra bed at home, you will probably have to fix a leak at some point. It could be a small puncture hole or a broken seam, but a leaky air mattress is no good. Here’s the story – if you find that your mattress is deflating no matter how much air you pump inside, you probably have a leak. Depending on the area and the size of the hole, you can probably repair it instead of buying a new mattress.

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How to Patch an Air Mattress with Super Glue

Having an air mattress on a camping or fishing trip is great because it offers more comfort than just a sleeping bag. You will feel like you’re sleeping on a bed indoors or outdoors. However, there is a downside to an air mattress, especially for outdoor sleepovers. They are not very durable, and a small rock or a pointy twig will be enough to puncture it. The good news is that you don’t need to carry a sophisticated patch kit with you. You can fix it with super glue.

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