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Cleaning The Inside Of Your Inflatable

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We had a pretty wet holiday season.  I tried to insure that my inflatables were fully dry before taking them down, but as I was going through decorations today, I noticed that some of them have mold on the inside.  Any way to get that out of inflatables that are basically sealed?

 

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That's interesting...Never have heard of having mold or any issue as such inside the actual inflatable...There must be a small seem that is opened allowing a large amount of water to settle in a set place...

 

If an inflatable has mold on it or in it I personally believe its best to just throw it away and save the motor for future break downs....We usually run our inflatables in the garage or downstairs for a day or two making sure that all the water is out and cleaned before packing it away....

 

When you have the display running in the lawn try your best to make sure that the inflatables are never deflated sitting on your lawn... without being inflated for at least 15 minutes every day they are in the lawn (rain or shine) you are taking the risk of them getting damaged....

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This is common when packed away with moisture in them. 

 

Set them up, run them so they are dry than wipe them out with a wet cloth and mild detergent and they will be alright.  Something like a weak solution of dish detergent and you will be ok.

 

Keep them running once you are done until they are completely dry.

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Most inflatables have a C-7 in them.

 

We have changed most of ours from incandescent to LED but have found it is hard to find a bulb bright enough to light the big ones up.

 

It works but you will need to figure out what C-7 LED is bright enough to do a good job.

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I use to use a bunch o inflatable and you really have to make sure to put them away dry I would just bring them inside were it is warm and run them for a few hours until dry they kind of blow dry themselve that way I try to do it ouside without bringing them in but it was too cold to get them dry if you live where it is warm that would work too.

I think inflatable aren't lit up brite enough even with an incan lite so I would not put a LED lite inside as they are not as brite and more directional than standard C7 lite and I don't think you will like the look they are only a few watts any way so not a big deal

I sell off all my inflates and will not be buying more as I am tired of them

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