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Foil balloons have a very dense shell, unlike latex balloons. Such balloons are not afraid of high humidity, and they endure any climatic and temperature changes. Therefore, foil balloons have a significant advantage over conventional latex balloons. A tinfoil balloon can make you happy for 1-3 weeks, but it will decompose much longer. So it's best to be innovative and give your balloons a second life.
Keep in mind that mylar balloon time recycling can depend on the foil type and even design, so different balloons will molder not in the same way. With the holiday upon us, few people think about what happens to the balloon after the party. If you are a zealous environmentalist, do not worry, as mylar balloons are eco-friendly, and you can use them without fear of harming nature.
How to deflate mylar balloons properly
Small foil balloons are usually filled with air. Giant balloons are inflated with helium and closed with an inner flap. You can use the second option a few times, but to do this, you need to know how to deflate a mylar balloon.
Get a cocktail straw to release helium. Follow the tips below to deflate foil balloons:
1. Pierce a balloon flap with a straw.
2. Push it a little deeper into the product softly and carefully. It is important not to damage the walls of the ball and the flap. Otherwise, you will not be able to reuse it.
3. Let the helium out of the balloon. To release all the gas, press on the balloon in different parts.
4. If the gas doesn't come out completely, you can use a vacuum cleaner. Using it, suck out any remaining helium.
The deflated balloon should be as flat as a piece of paper.
Releasing the helium is only half the battle. If you want to keep your decoration for a long time, you should store it properly.
Don't fold deflated balloons as you can get cracks or breaks on the folding lines.
Separate one balloon from another with sheets of soft paper. If you neglect this condition, the balloons will stick together even with only a slight increase in temperature. It will damage them. Place the foil balloons in storage unfolded and horizontally. Make sure that the air temperature is not too high.
If your balloons are not suitable for further use for their intended purpose, you can reuse or recycle them. Looking ahead, we will answer a possible question, “Is mylar recyclable and safe?” Yes, it is. Read on to find out practical ways of reusing and recycling balloons.
Cool ways to reuse mylar foil balloons
If your balloon is in unsuitability, do not rush to throw it away. You can use it to make home decorations with your own hands. Stop asking the question, “Can you reuse mylar balloons?” again and again. Catch a few great ideas:
1. Wall decor
This foil craft will suit those who want to decorate the wall but do not like pictures and photographs. Here you need to connect your imagination and decorate it to your taste, using home materials.
2. Decorate Christmas toys
You can also use old Christmas decorations, wrap a shabby ball in foil and hang it on the tree.
3. Kid's room decoration
Wrap old perfume bottles and other cosmetic jars with this material. The craft will be on the children's desk, symbolizing the old wizard's magical vials who keep ancient secrets and magic.
4. Fancy costume
If you have enough old foil balloons, you may make an interesting outfit for a girl. This can be a dress of an alien guest or a fairy. For boys, you can sew a kind of chain mail to turn him into a knight. As an option, parents can make a robot costume out of boxes and then paste it with the foil backside.
5. A greeting card
People say the best gift is that one you will make with your own hand, so take some time to create an excellent handmade item. If you want to make a card with your own hands, you will need cardboard. Glue the foil on the cardboard and let it dry. Don't forget to write a nice wish on the inside of the card to make it more impressive.
6. Gift Wrappers
No need to spend money on gift wrapping. Just take apart the balloons you have in your mezzanine and pack gifts for your friends in original packaging.
7. Picnic blanket
When you cut and staple balloons together, make a great blanket for family gatherings outdoors.
If you know how and love to sew, you can make a bright and original raincoat for your child. Kids adore bright trendy, so make happy your son or daughter creating a nice outfit for rainy weather.