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How to repair a Zorb Ball.

Unlike cheap pool rings that can be brought new in case of damage, zorb balls cost a lot and can’t be just replaced with a new one. Hence, it’s important to know how to repair your zorb ball, if it ever encounters a puncture.

It might appear like a tiring process, but it’s a very easy job! Here’s what you will need :

Hand Gloves
Pen/ Marker
See, all these things can be easily available at your house only! Now let’s see what you would actually need to do:

STEP 1 Find The Spot
Firstly, you need locate where the puncture is. Inflate the ball and you would be able to spot the hole that’s letting the air out. Another sign to find the holes is appearing air bubbles. Once you find the spot, label its indication in a circle using your pen or marker.

STEP 2 Patch It Up!
Take out your tape and cut out some circular strips to patch the hole. Make sure that the tape is ready to use once you start to inflate the ball fully so that all the sealing process happens in a fast speed without much air going out. This would be a temporary patch before you start your work with super glue. Hence, make sure to use a strong tape that can seal the puncture successful for a few hours.

STEP 3 Super Glue To The Rescue
Put on your hand gloves and again cut a strip out of the tape. But this time, a much larger piece. Now, bring the super glue and spread it all over on the sticky side of the tape. In the time being, you would need someone who could inflate the ball side by side. Apply this new permanent patch on the temporary one to completely seal the puncture.

STEP 4 Waiting To Dry
Let the patch dry at a normal room temperature for about 30 minutes. Once it fully dries, you are done with the repair and your ball is ready for some fun zorbing!

Now that you know the repairing part and it’s procedure, it’s time to get a brief about the maintenance guide of Zorb balls! Let’s explore for more.

Maintenance Of Zorb Balls
Everything demands maintenance for its optimal functioning, so does your zorb ball! It’s always good to know some maintenance tips in advance to make your product last longer and work tremendously without any defects. Here’s some tips for you:

Make a habit of cleaning and washing your Zorb ball after maximum two uses. Use soapy water or a detergent water at a warm temperature. Ensuring it’s cleanliness would always pay off!
Avoid dragging the ball to place it somewhere and prefer carrying it. Take help of someone else to carry it along with you.
Don’t use the handles except when riding on the ball. It could loosen it’s attachment. Storing of ball should be at a place with a normal room temperature. Wet, cold or extreme hot condition can affect the material of the ball. The ball must be covered properly when not in use.
It should be used for practice at least 3 4 times in a month, otherwise the material get defected in some cases and doesn’t inflate. Always keep a repair kit handy.

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Updated on: 23/06/2022

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