Care and safety tips for inflatable water slides
Inflatable water slides are fun to own and play with on hot summer days. Regardless, it is important that while your children enjoy quality time in your inflatable water slide for kids, you should also know how to take care of your inflatable water slide, and also ensure ultimate safety while using the water slide.
How to Care for Your Inflatable Water Slides.
- Wash the water slides
To wash your inflatable water slide for kids, you have two options. It is either you clean by spraying a cloth with a vinyl cleanser or dip it in a dishwashing solution and use the cloth to wipe the water slide.
On the other hand, you can spray water into the water slide with a garden hose. Add in the vinyl cleanser or dishwashing solution. Scrub the water slide and rinse afterward.
- Use an antiseptic
After washing and rinsing, make sure that you use a suitable antiseptic for the water slide. By doing so, you will be able to eradicate any lingering germs and bacteria in the water slide.
- Allow drying
After spraying with an antiseptic, allow the water slide dry under the sun.
Safety Precautions During Water Slide Riding
- Set up the water slide according to the instructions on the pack
One of the safety precautions that you need to know, especially for those of you who are setting your water slides for kids for the first time, is that you follow the setup instructions from the first word to the latter.
Before you allow riders to get into the slide, most especially children, kindly ensure that the water slide is secured firmly to the ground in a spot devoid of pebbles, stones, or sharp particles.
- Don’t overfill your water slides.
To avoid an unnecessary explosion of your water slide, do well not to overfill your slide with water. Make the water content be as minimum as possible.
- Avoid handling sharp things
Before your children get into the water slide, ensure that they do away with sharp objects which include jewelry, toys, belts, shoes, etc.
These objects can cause a puncture of the slide and ruin it permanently.
- Avoid jumping in the slide
When your children are riding the slide, make sure there is no form of jumping, wrestling, flipping, bouncing, and all forms of rough play happening in the slide.