FOR YOUR INFORMATION
Decorator quality latex (rubber) balloons are 100% biodegradable – and therefore friendly to our environment. However, a helium filled balloons should never be released into the atmosphere unless such release in undertaken by an environment conscious balloon professional. Ribbon, string and plastic clips should not be released into the atmosphere. You could also be in breach of federal aviation regulations if you release helium filled balloons without the authority’s permission.Helium filled balloons should be the focal décor of any major event or celebration. They add colour, provide movement, fill space, deliver impact and decorate like no other product. With some basic instruction from balloon retailers, party goers all over the world are discovering how easy and inexpensive it can be to decorate their occasion with helium balloons. The more elaborate balloon décor projects for elegant weddings and corporate functions are often contracted to balloon artists. It is also very common to see helium filled balloons used as a means of advertising.
HOW LONG WILL THE BALLOONS FLOAT?
As a general rule; a decorator quality (helium filled) 28cm latex balloon will stay afloat indoors for 12-14 hours. Temperature and atmospheric conditions will have an effect on the balloon and its float time. Outdoors on a hot summer day, your balloons will oxidize (loose their shine) and float time may be as little as 5 hrs.
HOW MANY BALLOONS WILL I GET?
That depends entirely upon the volume of helium in the cylinder, the size of the balloons you have purchased, and the amount of helium you inject into each balloon. Take care not to OVER INFLATE your balloons. You may run out of helium!
HOW BIG SHOULD THE BALLOONS BE?
Latex balloons are manufactured to many different shapes and sizes. The most common decorator balloon is round or egg shape, and measures 28cm in diameter. If the balloons are pear shape or regularly popping… you are probable over inflating. Most balloon retailers are happy to demonstrate correct inflation size, or provide the customer with an air filled template balloons
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR ME TO INFLATE?
As a general rule; you should allow that it will normally take one inexperience person one hour to inflate 100 x 28cm latex balloons, knot and attach the ribbon