Bouncy castle hire is a superb fun for the children’s birthday parties and is a superb option all year round, as they can be hired for indoor or outdoor venues, so weather doesn’t have to stop your children having a great party.
When hiring a bouncy castle, a very important thing to accomplish is to simply look for ‘bouncy castle hire ###’ utilising the search engines, where “###” can be your city. Have a consider the top ranking 3 websites and at least one of these should be considered a decent quality business. By this, I mean prices is likely to be reasonable, no surcharges will apply, unless overnight hire, or perhaps a generator are required.
It’s also advisable to ensure that when you make your booking that the pictures on the site would be the actual pictures of the bouncy castles that you will receive on the day and not just a dirty, tatty, torn alternative. Bouncy castle hire Birmingham That is very common as a lot of people buy old 3rd hand bouncy castles from auction websites and then rent them out on a week-end, but showing fake pictures on their websites, stolen from other websites.
are they manufactured in the UK to British Standard BS EN 14960? – this ensures safe materials, which can be fire retardant and don’t irritate skin and that the bouncy castles are bouncy enough to be safe, in addition to being strong enough to withstand the forces applied, i.e. wind, bouncing kids, etc. Some bouncy castles are so poor as possible feel the ground underneath when sanding on them… imagine if this were your child’s head!
Does the inflatable have an RPII initial test certificate and a PIPA tag (annual safety inspection, kind of like MOT’s for cars in the UK) – this ensures that the inflatables still conform to the British Standard, annually after they were manufactured.
Many companies use cheaper, non standard bouncy castles, imported from China, which may not be safe, or as top quality while the inflatables which can be manufactured in the UK. I’d avoid these companies!
Good quality UK manufactured castles are produced using more costly materials and so do not require big high powered fans to keep them inflated, as they cannot leak air. They reach their equilibrium pressure much quicker, with a calmer, lower power fan. Therefore, with quality hire companies, you will spend less on electric usage which will be no more than £0.40 daily anyway, but at the least your kids is likely to be less inclined to injure themselves by striking their heads on the ground, due to the partial deflatedness of the equipment.
I don’t suppose the normal person thinks of all of this when booking a bouncy castle, but if you do and you’re reading this article, then it is unquestionably worth considering. It is definitely better to obtain a brand new inflatable delivered punctually, rather than a 12 year old non-bouncy castle delivered 2 hours late or not at all. Imagine a childrens party in a sports hall and the inflatable never arrives… the youngsters could be gutted. I suppose the difference is that some companies are run quietly by people working full-time, whereas other hire companies are solely hire companies and have several staff, with spare vans and spare equipment to cover every eventuality and ensuring the booking can be kept, even though some staff are poorly, etc.