Be careful not to store
advertising balloons damp or
advertising balloons fabric with a mild dishwashing detergent or a
car wash/wax liquid
which dilutes with up to two gallons of water. Do
not use a harsh detergent or degreaser WHICH may affect the UV coating
and also the finish.
Exception: Use comet with CHLORINE SUBSTITUTE
(Chlorinal®) to remove mildew spots.
Ultra CLOROX 2 chlorine free bleach for color laundry detergent works
extremely well for cleaning and mildew control.
For best results periodically clean the inside of the
DO NOT MACHINE WASH. Regular application of a vinyl
treatment product such as Sun-of-
a-gun® is recommended for the top portion of
Periodically revive the Velcro on advertising balloons and on the banners by
brushing it with a thin steel brush.
Occasionally remove the light bulb and spray the socket with a non-flammable
lubricant. This helps keep the contacts corrosion free on the advertising
balloons light system.
keep the advertising balloons lens cover clips on the lighting system covered with tape to keep any
sharp edges from tearing the balloon.
Always set up the advertising balloons with all of the stabilizer / leveling jacks extended
so the balloon is level and most of the weight is off of the tires. Also, chock
both tires during set up.
Cover the advertising balloons photo eye with tape or rotate the eye downward during parades or if
the unit is set up under street lights, bright lights or signs.
8) Remove the tongue
of the advertising balloons transport system and/or lock the front hitch with a pad lock. In addition, run a chain
through one of the wheels and secure with a pad lock.
Place tape over the advertising balloons blower and light switch covers after setting up the
balloon. This prevents anyone from turning the advertising balloons blower and lights off.
Use heavy duty cord covers to protect extension cords that extend over sidewalks
and driveways. They are made in five foot strips and can be purchased at
electrical supply stores.
Remove the lamp (light bulb) before transporting the advertising balloon unit to different
locations. (Especially during long hauls)
transport cover is designed to protect the advertising balloons during transport. Do not use
the cover as a method of protection for storage Unless it is also covered with a
vinyl tarp or under a protected cover, such as a carport.
The four outriggers with ropes that swing outward from the transport unit are
designed to bend in high winds (30+ MPH). This protects the advertising balloons from
tearing. If the outriggers bend, simply straighten them by bending them back
using downward force with the weight of your body through your arms.
In order to keep the unit from rocking in extremely high winds (35 mph + ) We
recommend that you place two 50# bags (gravel or marble chips) on each side of
the blower unit inside the advertising balloons transport unit. Simply remove the back panel to gain