Based in Kilkenny, Bounce House operates a Bouncy Castle, Obstacle Course and inflatable Slide hire service across the southeast from Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Tipperary.
We have a bouncy castle for every occasion, party or event. from birthdays, christenings, communions, confirmations, parties, and BBQ’s through to Family Fun Days, Gala’s and Fetes or corporate events. We offer excellent customer service and 100% reliability and great prices our Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses and Slides are fully insured, certified and meticulously maintained. With over 20 different inflatables you are sure to find one that is suitable for your party.
We have put this guide together to assist you in preparing for your next party or event.
Safety tips to consider before hiring a bouncy castle
Bouncy castles are a bundle of fun and add a zing to a party. Children love playing in them and offer a fun experience. However, there are safety concerns involved with it. Over the years, the media has shed light on certain mishaps that were caused by bouncy castles.
A strong gush of wind uprooting a bouncy castle and injuring children is the most common accident. There are reports of bouncy castles deflating. These incidents are not likely to happen if you choose the bouncy castle company with careful considerations. While selecting a bouncy castle, take these safety considerations into account to avoid any accident.
❖ Perform a quality check before hiring the bouncy castle. Depending on the number of guests, hire the right number of units. Do not opt for bouncy castles that are not made form high quality and durable material simply because they are available at cheap rates.
❖ Is your Bouncy Castle, Obstacle Course or Slide Company fully insured like BounceHouse.ie?
❖ Does the company abide by the standard safety rules and regulations? Inquire the company about its safety measures and the durability of the bouncy castles it provides.
❖ The company must provide trained, professional and experienced personnels who will be setting up the bouncy castle.
Provide Adult Supervision
❖ Adult supervision must be present always to ensure the safety of the children. During strong winds or harsh weather conditions, children should not be allowed to use the bouncy castle for their fun and games. It might be slippery.
❖ Make sure that the bouncy castle is tightly secured to the ground. In case there is a strong gush of wind, the castle will still remain in place. All BounceHouse.ie inflatables use foot long spikes to secure the Bouncy Castle, Obstacle course or Slide firmly to the ground
❖ Before hiring the bouncy castle, make sure that you check the weight limitations of the bouncy castle. The limit should not be exceeded under any circumstance. A responsible adult must play close attention.
❖ Sharp objects must be kept away from the bouncy castle. Shoes must opened before using it. Also, do not allow the children to eat when playing in the inflatable castle.
In case you notice anything going out of hand, evacuate the entire area and take the children inside. It is a must to provide adult supervision at all times, to prevent any accidents from happening. If you have more questions regarding the safety of the bouncy castle, have an open discussion with the bouncy castle company.
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