Picking out the right Inflatable can be an important decision for any buyer. Whether you’re wanting a bounce house, moonwalk, jumper, or a bouncy castle, there are thousands of varieties and sizes in the market today at competing costs.  At Rocket Inflatables we’d like to answer the major questions you have in-order to find the right bounce house. The first step to buying anything is knowing the purpose of your purchase. Rocket Inflatables recommends buying Inflatables based on how much use you want out of your unit, whether its buying an Inflatable for a one time birthday party or  for a rental business. There are two types of Inflatables, commercial & residential. Residential Inflatables are bounce houses you  find in large stores such as Walmart & Toys-R-Us which tend to be cheaper in quality & cost, while commercial grade Inflatables are manufactured by companies like Rocket Inflatables which have longevity and are durable. Below we’ll list a few differences to consider when purchasing either commercial or residential.


Material: Oxford Cloth Fabric, no plastic coating for repairs and continual use Size: About 3 feet to 15 feet long Number of Riders: About 2 – 4 at a time Life of Inflatable: About 6 months – 1 year Warranty: Limited Warranty, usually about 3 months   Business Purposes Good for Rental Company Use? NO Good for Indoor Center Use? NO   Safety Features Slide Stopper: Usually not included Top Cover: Not included Inflatable Walls: Not high enough Blower: Low pressure & fragile   Accessories Anchors: Plastic Stakes Repair Kit: Flimsy, not really usable Tarp: Not Included Slide Linings: Not removable, if it becomes worn out, than product becomes unusable.


Material: 18.5 Ounce Commercial Grade PVC Vinyl Size: About 10 feet to 80 feet long Number of Riders: About 4 – 10 at a time Life of Inflatable: About 3 years – 5 years Warranty: 2 Year Warranty   Business Purposes Good for Rental Company Use? YES Good for Indoor Center Use? YES   Safety Features Slide Stopper: Usually included Top Cover: Included and usually removable Inflatable Walls: High and sturdy walls Blower: Commercial Grade Heavy Duty & high pressure   Accessories Anchors: Metal Stakes Repair Kit: Includes Industrial Glue and Vinyl Material Tarp: Industrial Tarp Slide Linings: Include removable slide linings for easy replacement and upkeep.