Balloons and Temperature
Please don’t leave your balloons in a hot car – helium expands in the heat and we don’t want them to pop! Please use air conditioning in your car when transporting balloons on a hot day. Rain making your balloons droopy? Don’t worry – they’ll float again when dry. Helium-filled balloons don’t like the cold, they will temporarily sink and will fly high again when they have warmed up.
Balloons – Child and Pet Precautions
Balloons are not a toy. Uninflated or burst balloons can be a choking hazard, so don’t leave children under the age of eight without supervision. Store balloons away from pets we don’t want them tangled with balloon ribbons or accidentally eating popped balloons and decoration (confetti, feathers, or other materials.) If a balloon pops, clear away any broken bits straight away.
Balloons and the Environment
Balloons don’t last for ever 😭:-(At the end of your balloon’s life, cut the end of the balloon with scissors to remove any air or balloon gas, then put it in the bin.) NEVER release balloons into the environment. ALL released balloons become litter and who wants to look at old balloons in trees or on power lines. Remember – Don’t Let Go & Pin It and Bin It 😊
Balloons and Allergies
Most balloons are made of natural rubber latex and could cause allergies. Please look out for symptoms in case of allergies and seek help. For more information visit skillsshop.co.uk
Inhalation of helium
We know you are all tempted to inhale helium to see who has the squeakiest voice BUT inhaling helium can be dangerous, and we don’t recommend it. Please don’t deprive your body of oxygen and can have serious consequences.
Balloons and Ceilings
Lights, paint textures, irregular surfaces and even static can all pop balloons. If you are planning on placing your balloons on a ceiling, make sure you test it first.
Latex balloons and Oxidisation
Clear balloons become cloudy quickly when exposed to heat and sunshine. After a while coloured balloons will take on a velvety, matte appearance this is a natural process.
Balloons can Pop
We use the highest quality balloons and take special care to make sure your balloons last for your celebration, but unfortunately once the balloons leave our door or we have left the venue, they are out of our control.