How To: Vacuum Pack

Thursday, September 19, 2013

It has been a while since I posted a How To but with all the packing going on, especially for my friends going overseas, I figured that this post would be pretty relevant. Vacuum packing has probably got to be one of the most magical things I have ever done and whilst pretty simple, could be difficult to explain via text alone.. Hence, blog post! Open-mouthed smile

What You Need

  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Air tight bag

Steps

1. Get one of those large Ziploc airtight bags. I got mine from Daiso for RM5! They come in all sorts of dimensions and sizes so pick whichever suits you better!

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2. Open it up and stuff in all your folded clothes, bedding, etc.

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You can note the size of the luggage on the left and the items on the right. Seems impossible, right? Hehehe. Open-mouthed smile 

4. Seal the whole bag to keep it airtight by sliding the pin provided (you’ll see it in the bags if you get them from Daiso) up till the edge of the bag!

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5. Leave a little room and slot in the nozzle for the vacuum cleaner.

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6. This is slightly more complicated and probably has to be done with someone else’s help. One person has to hold the nozzle steady whilst the other has to squeeze the air from around the bag to the vacuum cleaner by pressing on the bag. Basically, the point it to compress the bag to the best of your ability physically, and allowing the vacuum cleaner to suck up the rest of the air.

7. Tadah! When satisfied, just seal up the bag. The best part is that just open the bag to refill it with air and you can reuse it over and over again! Smile 

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8. We folded the compressed bag into half and stuffed it into the luggage bag. Open-mouthed smile 

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Great for saving space! All you need is an iron after that, because once vacuum packed, whatever you put in can get kind of wrinkly.

Hope it helps! Open-mouthed smile

12 comments on "How To: Vacuum Pack"
  1. hey tiffany,sorry for not commenting for awhile,i dont even know why am i apologising but i feel apologetic so just accept it :p Thanks for the packing tips,it will greatly help any future overseas students,you'll be surprised how many students you might have saved,keep up the good philanthropic work (Y)

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    1. Hey Craig! No problem, hahaha I've missed your comments. LOL and wah philanthropy is a bit of overkill. I'm not deserving, ahah! But thanks a lot and I really do hope I've helped some ppl. :)

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