Date:20 May 2012
If you’ve ever struggled to squeeze that last bit of air from your child’s inflatable boat or splash pool at the end of summer,
you might like this hint. Insert a short length of thin plastic tubing into the valve opening so that it stays open – about 20-30 mm should do the trick. Now you can roll up the inflatable, confident that it will once again fit into its ridiculously tiny original packaging.
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