Frequently Asked Questions

This page will attempt to answer most of your questions about renting a bounce house.

 
How much room do I need to have a bounce house?
You will need to provide a level area of about 23 feet by 23 feet square. Overhead clearance of 22 feet is needed.

Can a bounce house be set up indoors or on a driveway surface?
Yes, it can be set up indoors and on a driveway surface as long as all the proper clearances are met. It cannot be set up on gravel or any other abrasive surface. If set up in a yard, please make sure there are no utilities or sprinklers under the bounce area.

Does it need electricity? How much will it use?
Yes. The bounce house site must be within 50 feet of a dedicated 20 amp circuit. The blower uses as much electricity as an indoor fan once the bouncer is fully inflated.

How many children can fit in a bouncer?
Generally speaking, 5-8 children at one time. This really depends on the size of the group of children that are bouncing. Remember, the Adult supervisor should group children of like size and age together for bouncing.

What are my responsibilities as the renter of the bounce house?
You will have to assign a responsible Adult to supervise the children while the bounce house is in use. This Adult must know all the safety rules and make sure they are carried out. You are responsible for the safety of the children and for the care of the equipment.

How safe are these bounce houses?
Bounce houses are safe as long as all the safety rules are followed. See the page titled safety for futher information. You can expect kids to get bumped around and bruised. Proper supervision and enforcement of the safety rules will provide a fun and safe time.

What if it rains or is very windy?
Do not operate our bounce house in high winds or rain.  Usually there are no refunds due to rain or high winds once the bouncer has been set up and left your event.

What do I need to do to prepare for the rental?
Make sure there will be easy access to the set up site for the delivery. Clean up any sticks, rocks, and any other debris around the site. Make certain there is access to a dedicated circuit within 50 feet of the site.

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