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Bounce House FAQ

Fire Pixie partners with Bay Area Jump to bring you the best bounce house service in the Bay Area.

Rates: All unit pricing includes free* delivery, set-up and removal within the Bay Area. (*additional mileage charges may apply if your location is outside the immediate Bay Area). 

Bay Area Jump is not always the lowest priced company but they are the best value. They have new jumps (all their jumps are less than 2 years old), they pride themselves on timely delivery and they are insured.


Q: Can I cancel my order?

A: Bounce houses canceled more than 5 days prior to the event date (the Wednesday before, for most weekend parties) will be canceled with no fee. If a bounce house is canceled with fewer than 5 days lead-time, the client will be charged the full amount of the bounce house rental fee. This includes cancelation due to weather.

Q: Are your jumpers safe and clean?

A: Yes, Yes, Yes. Bay Area Jump is dedicated to providing a safe and clean jumping experience. We clean our jumps weekly and all our jumps have safety steps on the front. In some cases on a Sunday where an inflatable went out on Saturday the jump may have some grass/confetti/dirt , so our drivers will go in and clean out the inflatable prior to use.

Q: How do I know that you'll show up?

A: Bay Area Jump is a reputable company. We have provided party services for many satisfied clients. We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and are dedicated to making your party or event happy and trouble free! If you feel more comfortable, we can provide references from our other customers. We also call the day before to confirm delivery for your event.

Q: How many children can use the jump safely?

A: Most of our jumps accommodate anywhere from 8 to 10 children under twelve years of age. The older and larger the occupants are, the greater the risk of overcrowding and injury. We recommend no more than 4 to 6 teenagers and less than 5 adults per unit. All bouncers are equipped with stepping platforms for easy access into the unit. PLEASE supervise your guests, particularly young children, to insure their safety and good time. No food items, no shoes and no sharp or pointed items should be allowed in any unit. Use common sense; do not deflate the unit while children are still inside jumping. In case of any malfunction, exit the unit immediately and call us for advice or technical assistance.. 
Q: Do you have insurance?

A: Yes. Bay Area Jump carries a $2million dollar general liability insurance policy. A copy of our insurance contract is available for review at anytime. Just ask.

Q: How can I reserve one?

A: Fire Pixie Bay Area will handle all the details; just send us a Rate Request!

Q: Is there a deposit required?

A: We require a $50 deposit for booking a bounce house. This can be paid online or over the phone with a credit card or PayPal.

Q: How far in advance do I need to reserve?

A: We suggest 2-4 weeks before your scheduled party date for our standard jumpers. We are always happy to try to accommodate last minute bookings.

Q: Do you deliver to my area?

A: >> CLICK HERE to view Bay Area Jump's delivery charges around the Bay Area << Please call or email us for delivery information in your area. We generally deliver anywhere within the Bay Area. If we have a unit in stock that absolutely agrees with the theme of your party, we would do our best to accommodate you. We do go outside of the immediate bay area for an added cost.

Q: Do you set up in parks?

A: You may have to contact the park authority to determine the requirements needed to set up a jump in your area. We are pre registered with several parks in the Bay Area. You may call us for details. You may also need to rent a generator or gas blower to power the unit. We can rent one to you or you may bring your own. It is the customers responsibility to check with the park for size and inflatable requirements. Generators will last approximately 5-7 hours if your party is longer than that you need to provide gas for the extra time.

Q: How much room do I need?

A: The standard size of our jumps is approximately 14' X 14' and fits comfortably on most back yard lawns or two car driveways. Some of our bigger units take up much more room. Measurements on the system are inflated by 1ft on both sides to make sure there is space required to set up unit.

Q:  How much room do you need to bring the jumper in?

A: A standard walk through gate of about 36" is fine. We bring the unit rolled up and wheel it in on a standard hand truck (dolly). Some of our bigger units may need bigger entrances ask you operator if you are concerned.

Q: Can you set up on my driveway?

A: Yes. If you have a two car width driveway, most likely a jumper will fit. A very slight slope is not a problem, however, the flatter the surface the better. Since we can't pound stakes into your driveway, we bring sandbags to secure down the unit or find other means at your location to secure the unit.

Q: What type of surface do you need to set up on?

A: We can set up on lawns, dirt, concrete or asphalt. Under no circumstances can we set up where we think the inflatable will be a safety risk to a child or our equipment.

Q: Does the blower need electricity? How much does it use?

A: Yes. We will bring up to a 50 foot extension cord with us but if you have one available it is appreciated. Then we need a standard 110v outlet near the set up area to plug into. The blower runs continuously and uses approximately 14 cents of electricity per hour. If you don't have electricity available, we have generators available for rent too or you can provide one of your own.

Q: What time do you deliver & pick-up the jumper?

A: Rental periods vary, but typically range an 8 hour day is standard but you get to control that. We will normally bring the jump out in the morning after 9:00 AM and we normally won’t pick up much after 8:00 PM. We do allow overnight parties for an additional charge, as long as the jumper is in a safe location and the customer understands they are responsible for the cost if stolen or damaged. Remember if your at a home we can deliver as early as 8:00 AM and pick up can be up to 3 hours after your stated pick up time. If this would be a problem let your operator know or put it in the notes if you book online.  If you need an exact delivery time with no delivery window (normally a delivery window is 1-2 hours)  there is an additional $200 fee.

Q: How long does it take to set up and take down?

A: Set up usually takes approximately 15-30 minutes, providing there are no obstacles on the surface where the unit will be operating to set and the same for takedown.

Q: Do you deliver on holidays?

A: Yes. No extra charges apply…but please do tip the drivers.

Q: Can I keep the jumper overnight?

A: Yes. The jumper must be set up in a backyard or area that is fenced and locked up. There will be small additional charge for this service. Bay Area Jump reserves the right to deny this service if deemed necessary. Bay Area Jump also reserves the right to cancel the overnight portion of any event at any time if we have reason to believe that our property is at risk of injury or theft.

Q: Minimum Orders, Delivery Charges and Stairs?

A: If you rent an inflatable, we have free delivery. If you book a machine only, carnival games only we do charge a $30 Delivery fee. If you are booking Tables and Chairs only there is a $50 Delivery Fee. Stairs are additional (first 5 are free and then $1 for each additional stair up to 20 steps, after 20 it's $2 each step. remember we don't do large combo's with stairs).

If you have questions that are not mentioned here, give us a call at 1-800-9-PIXIES and we will be happy to assist you!

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