While air mattresses are amazing sleeping alternatives and growing in popularity as permanent air beds there is not such a leak proof air mattress in existence. Unfortunately, air mattresses will always leak air and there’s not too much we can do about it.
But don’t lose hope just yet, we may have the answer to your problem. There are ways around finding yourself flat on the hard floor the next morning. But before we reveal these air mattresses that don’t leak I want to address one possible issue you may be having:
- Have you recently purchased an air mattress, used it once and found yourself on a less inflated mattress than what you went to sleep on?. Don’t fret just yet, give it a chance before you rush off and buy a new air bed. The problem may be as simple as the fact it’s a PVC material air mattress. PVC material will expand on its first couple of uses. This is completely normal. So while you are sleeping, the PVC is expanding and giving you the impression that the air mattress is leaking air. When in fact it’s not.
- To combat the expanding PVC, it’s best to inflate your air mattress a couple of times in advance. Inflate it one night, then deflate it the next morning and repeat the following day. This will help prevent the air leakage from your PVC air mattress when you intend to use it.
The Best Leak Proof Air Mattress
The Insta-Bed NeverFLAT Air Bed Review
So what’s the cure to a leaking air mattress? Besides staying up all night manually pumping air into the mattress!. A pump that does the hard work for you. I’m not talking about your typical built in pump either, I’m talking about a secondary built in pump with the ‘NeverFLAT’ technology.
Only a few air mattresses have this Never Flat Pump, but the one by Insta-Bed is by far the best in our opinion for the combination of a leak-proof design and custom comfort settings.
What Makes A NeverFLAT Pump The Best Leak Proof Air Bed
First let’s explain what this NeverFLAT technology does to prevent air mattresses from leaking air. While some of the high quality air beds can maintain a good amount of time without any noticeable air loss. What you don’t notice is the gradual deflation until it’s too late. Air is always exiting the air mattress, but it’s not noticeable immediately.
This is why I highly recommend a NeverFlat air mattress if air loss is a concern to you. This is because the secondary pumps of these types of air beds act as a constant inflation device. The NeverFlat pump will become your best friend, trust me. These pumps will inflate your air mattress automatically throughout the night without you even noticing. When the air mattresses have lost enough air, the secondary pump will kick in and inflate your mattress on autopilot. Cool right!
So Why Is The Insta-Bed The Best For Air Loss Prevention
The NeverFLAT pump alone is an amazing feature of the Insta-Bed, but what makes this bed better than the rest is the built-in pump. Why you ask?. Simply put you can customize the amount of support you need and never lose that level of comfort.
Unlike the other beds with a NeverFlat pump, the built in pump on the Insta-Bed also has the preset custom comfort options. The other beds only offer the typical inflate/deflate options. But on the Insta-Bed you can set your support level to Plush, Medium or Firm.
Once you have figured out which setting is best suited to your needs, the NeverFlat pump ensures you don’t leak air and you always maintain that perfect comfort level. Just brilliant in my opinion.
The Insta-Bed comes in a variety of sizes as you would expect, but what’s also cool about this particular model is that it is also available as a single-layer air mattress with bed frame. So not only can you use this air bed as a guest room replacement bed, but it’s also an awesome portable air bed. The framed version of the Insta-Bed basically plugs into the wall and automatically unfolds from a deflated mess into the perfect portable air bed on a frame.
Alternative Air Mattresses That Don’t Leak Air
So as I’ve been discussing the best NeverFlat air mattress, the Insta-Bed I figure it’s only fair to offer alternatives. While I may be slightly biased to the Insta-Bed due to its custom preset support feature, these following air beds are also among our best rated overall.
So don’t be fooled into thinking that they are no better for preventing air loss. Because it’s the NeverFlat pumps that make these air mattresses leakproof. It’s just that I love the idea of having the preset support levels of the Insta Bed. Whereas the Sound Asleep air bed is one of our most popular reviewed air mattresses and it’s just your standard build-in pump model. Yet it retains air very well for days to weeks.