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How much does it cost to run a bouncy castle UK?

How much does it cost to run a bouncy castle UK?

ENERGY. Even though bouncy castles are relatively energy efficient to run at approximately 20p per hour, this still needs to be factored in to any investment. Assuming a bouncy castle is on for 8 hours a day, this is approximately 1.60 a day or £584.00 a year.

Do bouncy castles cost a lot of electricity?

A: The bouncy castle runs on a 750w motor, and therefore costs around 10p per hour to run.

What can I get instead of a bouncy castle?

Inflatable slide hire Our inflatable slides are a really great alternative to a full bouncy castle if you’re still looking for something fun and inflatable that can provide endless hours of entertainment for your guests.

Is a bouncy castle business a good idea?

Hiring out bouncy castles and inflatables is a really great business to be in either full time or part time, and the rewards can be high. As well as the “fun factor”, i.e. delighting children, and their parents, or adults, at an adult party, the monetary rewards and cash-flow can be excellent.

Do you need insurance to hire out a bouncy castle?

Absolutely YES you definitely need public liability insurance if you are hiring out bouncy castles or inflatables to the general public. There are lots of insurance companies that specifically deal with leisure insurance lie hiring out bouncy castles etc.

Can you turn a bouncy castle off?

Can I turn off the blower when it’s inflated? A. No, the blower must be running constantly whilst the castle is in use. If you stop using the castle just switch off the blower and let the castle deflate.

Can you put a bouncy castle on uneven ground?

Can I put the bouncy castle on a slope? You should be able to put a bouncy castle on a small slope, but will not be able to do so on a steep slope.

Can you put bouncy castle on gravel?

No, we would not recommend putting up a bouncy castle on gravel. A grassy area is recommended, in order to keep your children safe.

How do you hang a bouncy castle?

22 August 19 – Guide to safe set up & use of bouncy castles

  1. Consider the weather conditions.
  2. Pick a good location.
  3. Unfold the inflatable castle.
  4. Get the blower ready.
  5. Connect the blower to inlets and outlets.
  6. Inflate the bouncy castle.
  7. Anchor the bouncy castle.
  8. Ensure each step was properly done.

How much is public liability insurance UK?

The average UK annual public liability insurance premium costs £119.37, according to AXA. However, some small businesses and sole traders will pay less than that and it can be as little as £40 a year. AXA says 10% of its customers paid £55 for annual public liability insurance between January and March 2017.

How much does a bouncy castle cost?

A bouncy castle must also be securely anchored to firm ground with attached mooring straps or other suitable methods. We’re confident you’ll be impressed with our range of bouncy castles for sale – with prices starting at around £20 for a small and cheap castle and rising to over £800 for the best top quality castles for sale.

Are inflatable castles suitable for children?

One of the beauties of an inflatable castle is that it’s suitable for children of all ages – infants, toddlers and boys and girls up to their teens love nothing more than slipping off their shoes and climbing on board for fun and entertainment.

Is the Garden jumping castle craze here to stay?

The garden jumping castle craze has hit new heights and this fun feature can be seen all around the UK in pub play areas, summer fairs and a host of other seasonal events. The blow up garden fun attraction is certainly here to stay.

What types of castles are available to buy?

These fantastic castles are available to buy in a wide range of shapes and sizes, from a mini bouncy castle that’s ideally suited to infants and small children to a full-size castle, similar to those seen in summer fairs and pub beer gardens. Mini bouncy castle, small castle, large castle, giant castle – we’ve got them all!

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