Yes, it seems easy to blow air into the valve, but sometimes no air will go in. Try “squeezing or massaging” the plastic valve area to loosen the air valve. There's an interior valve flap there to prevent air from escaping. Sometimes this air valve flap becomes “stuck in place” due to manufacturing, packaging, and shipping. “Squeezing or massaging” it should loosen and release the flap inside enough to get air into your pool float. Hope that helps! Enjoy your Aqua Leisure pool float/lounge!
My float will not stay inflated.
Our first suggestion is inflating one more time and ensuring that all the valves are fully closed. When people contact us with "slow leak" issues, it is often just an issue with the valve being fully closed and tightened.
It’s normal for a pool float to slowly lose air over an extended period of time, but if the air loss is sudden, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
1. Unfold and lay your float on a flat surface, avoiding any sharp objects that could puncture your float.
2. Fully open all air pillows.
3. Inflate each air pillow.
Inflate and deflate in minutes!
- Ensure all dual-action valves are open and pulled out of the float body
- Insert mid-valve into the clear valve base. Ensure mid-valve is fully inserted.
- Insert any standard inflation device into the mid-valve, hold firmly and inflate.
Simply pinch the base of the valve while inflating. Secure the top plug into the valve opening when float is inflated.
4. Fully close all air pillows and ensure the air valves are depressed into the float.
IMPORTANT Inflation Tips:
Inflate your AQUA LEISURE float slowly until most of the wrinkles in the float material are gone. Please note, there will still be wrinkles on the float when fully inflated, do not over-inflate to attempt to remove the wrinkles. When inflated, the air pillows feel firm to the touch. Do not over-inflate until hard. AQUA LEISURE recommends a foot pump or electric/rechargeable inflatable air mattress pump to inflate your float. Do not use air compressors or compressed air to inflate. Use of an air compressor or over-inflation can rupture the product beyond repair and voids any warranty.
IMPORTANT Air Temperature Tips:
Changes in air temperature will cause air to expand or contract. This can cause serious damage to your float. Please use caution when leaving your float in direct sunlight as the sun will heat the float and cause the air to expand. You may need to release air from your float if your float is hot. Conversely, you may need to add air to your float when in-contact with cold water or if left outside overnight.
Dual Action Valve:
Simply pull the entire valve out of the float body and air will escape the float.
Pull out the top plug and pinch the base of the valve while applying light pressure to the float to cause the air to escape.
Your float with last for several years with proper maintenance. After each use, please remove from the water and rinse with fresh water. Ensure float is completely dry before storage.
Store your clean, dry, deflated AQUA LEISURE float in a cool, dry place with no UV exposure to protect against sun damage. Do not store with sharp objects that could puncture your float.