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How do I use HI FLOAT?

This is my first balloon bouquet, I need help with the latex balloons - how do you treat the balloons with the "HI-FLOAT" treatment?

I blew up some 11" balloons with helium last night (02/07/08), but when I came home from work the balloons were limp and not floating any more. What can I do to keep them up high?

Please help me,

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Where to buy Hi-Float
by: Margit

Hi Singyit,

Good to see you stopping by from a country as far away as Malaysia :-)

Can you buy products from Amazon in Malaysia? That would be the easiest place to get Hi-Float.

I also found it at, which seems to be a popular online shop in Malaysia.

All the best,

I love this
by: Anonymous

I love your explanation and it's very clear.
I'm a malaysian, may i know how can i buy for hi-float? or any website that i can purchase?
my email is

Thanks for your help.

How to use Hi-Float
by: Margit

Please check out my page about Hi-Float for more information about this amazing product, including an instructional video.

Here are the basic steps for applying Hi-Float:

- Slide the balloon neck onto the pump nozzle and inject the Hi-Float deep inside the balloon. Make sure to inject into the bulb of the balloon, not the neck itself.

- Push the pump plunger down as far as it will go. That will inject just the right amount of Hi-Float for an 11" balloon.

- Carefully remove the balloon from the pump.

- Gently rub the balloon a few times between your fingers to spread the Hi-Float evenly over the inside surface of the balloon.

- Make sure to hold the balloon neck upwards and leave it open whilst rubbing to allow air to escape and prevent liquid from entering the balloon neck.

- Inflate the balloon with helium and tie a knot.

Other tips that will increase the floating time of your balloons:

- Use high quality latex balloons. They will keep the helium longer than cheap ones from the super market.

- Use high quality helium. We had some bad experiences with helium that had too much air mixed into it.

- Try to keep your bouquet within a dry and moderately warm environment. Humidity and extreme temperatures decrease floating times.

I hope that helps. Good luck with your very first balloon bouquet.

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