Building An Inflatable Slip And Slide For Adults

Building An Inflatable Slip And Slide For Adults
March 22, 2016 No Comments Bounce Houses,Inflatable Water Slides amusementrides

During the hot months of summer, you do not want to spend the whole time holed up inside in your air-conditioned home. You need some fresh air and sunshine, but there is no reason to get too hot. Finding a way to stay cool and have fun outside is important, and what better way to enjoy a hot summer day than by having fun on a slip and slide?

You might think that these are only meant for kids, but in fact they can be a lot of fun for adults as well. You can buy one at a store, but it can be cheaper and more fun to make your own. All you need is a few supplies and a place to set it up.

The first thing that you will need is a tarp to serve as the surface of the slip and slide. You can usually find one at a hardware store, or you can order one online. Be sure to buy one that is made out of thick plastic so that it does not tear easily. Thicker plastic will also provide a bit more protection in case there is anything sharp or poky underneath the tarp.

Building An Inflatable Slip And Slide For Adults
Building An Inflatable Slip And Slide For Adults

Be sure to choose a long enough tarp so that people will not be flying off the end every time they go down the ride. You may need to buy more than one tarp so that you can make for a longer ride. You will also need some way to secure the tarp to the ground so that it does not fly away or move as people go down it.

If you are setting up on a beach, you can bury the edges of the tarp underneath the sand. This can take a bit of time, but it is worth it. If you are setting up on a lawn, you can use tent stakes to secure the tarp. However, make sure that these are pushed all the way into the ground so that no one hurts themselves on them.

To make the ride slippery, use dish soap. You will need a gallon or so for the average day. A hose will also be needed to supply a steady stream of water. However, do not use so much water that you dilute the soap too much. The ride needs to be slippery enough for everyone to be comfortable.

With these in place, you and your friends can enjoy your new slip and slide all day long!

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