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How to Use Space Bags!

Packing your Space Bag® is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3. You'll be amazed by the amount of extra space you'll have in your suitcases, travel bags and closets.

Space Bag features three types of Space-savers, Rolled (Travel & Sport), Sealed with your home vacuum, and Hanging Space Bags. You'll find packing instructions for each below:

Vacuum Sealed Space Bag Instructions

Packing the Bag

  • Make sure items are completely dry before you pack them.
  • Move Sure-Zip™ to one end of zipper before opening bag.
  • Pull bag gently apart from center of zipper.
  • Pack bag with items for storage. DO NOT FILL BAG ABOVE THE INDICATED LINE.
 
 
 

Sealing the Bag

To seal, move Sure-Zip™ to the opposite end of zipper and back again.

 

 

 
 

Removing the Air

  • Insert vacuum hose into valve. Turn on vacuum.

    For nonfilled items(sweaters, blankets), compress items as desired.

    For filled items (comforters, parkas), vacuum air out until contents are compressed to 25% of original size.

    For feather and down-filled items do not compress past 50% of original size or feathers may be damaged.

  • Do not over-vacuum. Replace valve cap.
    Please note: If a bag has self-reinflated, follow the above steps to ensure correct storage.
 
 
 

Handling and Storing the Sealed Bag

  • Hold bag on sides, only, near or below the half-way point./li>
  • Store the bag flat or in a vertical position.
  • Zipper can be jarred open with rough handling.
 
 
 

Reopening the Bag

  • Move Sure-Zip™ to one end of zipper when opening bag.
  • Pull bag gently apart from center of zipper.
  • Restore the loft of filled items (comforters, parkas, etc.) every six months.
  • Fluff filled items by hand or in cool dryer for 20 minutes.
 

 


Rolled Space-Saver Instructions

Packing the Bag

  • Make sure items are either dry or (for wet items such as bathing suits) that all excess water has been removed.
  • Move Sure-Zip™ to one end of zipper before opening the bag.
  • Pull bag gently apart from the center of the zipper.
  • DO NOT FILL ABOVE THE INDICATED LINE.

 
 

Sealing the Bag

To seal, move Sure-Zip™ slider to the opposite end of zipper and back again.


 
 

Removing the Air

Begin at the sealed end and slowly roll up the bag, compressing the items inside and expelling air through the valve on the bottom of the bag.


 
 

Handling and Storing the Sealed Bag

With careful handling, Travel Space Bag can be used dozens of times. And it can be stored flat, folded, or rolled whichever is most convenient. Travel Space Bag remains watertight as long as the zipper seal is securely closed.

 
 
 

Reopening the Bag

  • Move Sure-Zip™ slider to end of zipper when opening bag.
  • Pull bag gently apart from center of zipper.
 

 


Hanging Space Bag Instructions

Packing the Bag

  • Make sure items are completely dry before you pack them.
  • Move Sure-Zip™ slider to one end of zipper before opening bag.
  • Pull bag gently apart from center of zipper.
  • Pack bag with items for storage. DO NOT FILL BAG ABOVE THE INDICATED LINE.
 
 
 

Sealing the Bag

To seal, move Sure-Zip™ to the opposite end of zipper and back again.

 

 

 
 

Removing the Air

  • Insert vacuum hose into valve. Turn on vacuum.

    For nonfilled items(sweaters, blankets), compress items as desired.

    For filled items (comforters, parkas), vacuum air out until contents are compressed to 25% of original size.

    For feather and down-filled items do not compress past 50% of original size or feathers may be damaged.

  • Do not over-vacuum. Replace valve cap.
    Please note: If a bag has self-reinflated, follow the above steps to ensure correct storage.
 
 
 

Inserting Hanger

Thread angled tip of hanger through clear tab holes. Insertion of hanger can be done from either side of bag.
Please Note: If you find the bag has "self-reinflated," follow the above steps to ensure correct storage.

 
 
 

Handling and Storing the Sealed Bag

  • Hold bag on sides, only, near or below the half-way point.
  • Zipper can be jarred open with rough handling.
 
 
 

Reopening the Bag

  • Slide hanger out of clear plastic tabs.
  • Move Sure-Zip™ slider to end of zipper when opening bag.
  • Pull bag gently apart from center of zipper.
  • Restore the loft of filled items (comforters, parkas, etc.) every six months.
  • Fluff filled items by hand or in cool dryer for 20 minutes.
 

 


Precautions

Keep out of reach of children. Space Bag is not a toy.

Do not use to store food items or items made of fur or leather.

Do not puncture bag.

Do not store bag near sharp objects or heat sources or in temperatures above 130 degrees F or below 0 degrees F.

Restore the loft of filled items (comforters, parkas, etc.) every six months while in storage. Fluff items by hand or tumble in a cool dryer for 20 minutes. Reseal if desired.

When storing papers or artwork, insert a non-bendable piece of cardboard before vacuuming out air.

If you have any questions about the possible effects of vacuum storage on specific items, consult the manufacturer of that item.