Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Party Rental Company

Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Party Rental Company

Posted on Oct 16, 2017

Whether you’re planning a birthday bash, office party, or something in between there are a few important questions you should be sure to ask to ensure all party rental equipment is safe and maintained by qualified professionals. Below are 3 questions we recommend you ask of any party rental company:   1. Are You Insured & Fully Licensed in my State? As an informed customer you will want to make sure the company is insured and that their inflatables and practices meet and surpass all state regulations for quality and safety. We recommend that if a company claims to be licensed and insured, you should ask for documentation.   2. Are Your Products Clean? Be sure to ask if each rental item is thoroughly cleaned and inspected for damage after each use. Will the company invite you to stop by their warehouse/facility and see their equipment before you decide to work with that company?   3. Is Your Staff Trained? In most cases, the company will set up equipment before the party and pick it back up after the festivities are over. Do they staff courteous, well-trained professionals who will properly set up and inspect your equipment according to applicable state regulations and the best safety practices? Does their office staff consist of friendly, knowledgeable professionals who promise superior customer service at every point of contact?   Before renting any party equipment make sure you are as informed as possible about the company and their business practices before you decide to employ their services.  You can find more information about A-1 here or please feel free to call (513) 761-4386 to speak to one of our staff...

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5 Ways Photo Booth Rentals Can Make Fundraisers FUN!

5 Ways Photo Booth Rentals Can Make Fundraisers FUN!

Posted on Oct 12, 2017

Planning a fundraiser can be an enormous undertaking and we understand that well. At A-1 Rental, our goal is to help provide a safe, successful, and enjoyable experience during your fundraiser. One core party rental item, the ever popular  The Strip Photo Booth, makes a show-stopping addition to any event. What is the best way to incorporate one into the festivities? These 5 ideas may spark some creativity!   How to Make a Photo Booth Rental Part of Your Fundraiser   1. Make Money The beauty of renting a photo booth is for your guests to have a lasting souvenir of the enjoyable moments they shared with friends and family. Once you establish a price for the photos, have a friendly employee or volunteer promote the value of purchasing a print or two! Simply walking from group to group and showing off some sample photographs is a wonderful way to break the ice and energize the guests. 2. Sell Ad Space Photo booth rentals are appealing to prospective event sponsors. The more exposure they get, the more inclined they’ll be to support or donate to your fundraiser. Sponsors may choose to have their logos included at the bottom of the photo strips, which are tangible forms of marketing material that help spread the company’s name long after the fundraiser is over. 3. Use Props Make it fun and engaging by including props that tie in with your fundraiser’s theme. Your guests will have a blast trying on and selecting fun, unique looks from big sunglasses and crazy hats to mustaches and speech bubbles. 4. Distribute Tickets Another way to get people talking is simply to sell photo booth tickets at each table. Once one group gets on board and gets up to try out the booth, you can count on creating a little bit of buzz and selling even more tickets. 5. Record Photos After the pictures are snapped, the booth copies all images to a thumb drive for future use on anything from your company’s website to marketing materials. What better way to build on the momentum of the fundraiser’s success and create a little excitement for next year?   If you’re planning a fundraiser and want to include a high-level rental that creates energy, consider The Strip Photo Booth! Call (513) 761-4386 for more information. We even offer additional discounts to those who stop in to demo the booth, so call...

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Start planning now for your Labor Day bash!

Start planning now for your Labor Day bash!

Posted on Aug 21, 2017

Schools are now back in session and that means the end of summer is quickly approaching. Send off the sunshine in style by throwing a fun-filled Labor Day party! Here are a few of our favorite ideas to host the best party on the block:   Dive In Movies Host a backyard pool party for your guests’ then end the evening with a movie showing! Our projectors, sound systems and movie screens will create the perfect outdoor theater and no movie is complete without popcorn. Our popcorn machines will be the cherry on top for this summer send off!   Water Games Beat the summer heat with a water game or slide! We carry several different slide styles and themes that are perfect for any age. You can try your hand in our ever popular Dunk Tank or go head to head in our Waterballoon Battle.   Cornhole Tournament Who doesn’t love this classic game? Set up a few sets and start a friendly competition with your attendees. (We won’t tell if you want to raise the stakes and make things a bit more interesting!)   Soccer Darts This viral sensation has been a huge hit this summer! Kick or throw the Velcro soccer balls to play or event try your hand at the Velcro archery darts! Whichever way you play, your guests are sure to have a blast!   Giant Games Lawn versions of your favorite childhood games are always a hit. Challenge your friends to a game of Giant Twister, Connect Four or Jenga or plan the perfect strategy with our Giant Chess or Checkers!   No matter what idea you choose, let us help you plan the perfect Labor Day party. Call (513) 761-4386 to book...

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It is never too early to tailgate!

It is never too early to tailgate!

Posted on Jul 24, 2017

With Summer starting to come to an end and Fall around the corner, sports fans of all ages have only one thing on their mind: Football! Kick off your perfect tailgate with some of our “Game Day” favorites: Nacho Cheese Dispenser– Create your own tasty nachos loaded with your favorite toppings to get that stadium feel without the hassle of the line or crowd! Frozen Drink Machine– Pour a sweet treat like Frozen Lemonade or Blue Raspberry for the kids or offer a boozy concoction like Margarita or Strawberry Daiquiri that the adults will be sure to enjoy. Popcorn Machine– Easily a fan favorite, who can pass up this crunchy snack?! Hot Dog Rotisserie– Forget the grill, you won’t have to miss a single minute of the game as your hot dogs heat up in this table top machine. It even includes space for the hot dog buns! Cornhole Boards– Play for fun or start a tournament, this item is a must have for any Tailgate! Football Bounce House– Shaped like a real football this bounce house will give the kids something extra fun to do while you enjoy watching the game! Quarterback Blitz– Speed and accuracy is crucial in this competitive game. Get rid of all your footballs before your opponent but watch out for the added twist after you score a pass!...

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CONCESSION BOOTH added to inventory!

CONCESSION BOOTH added to inventory!

Posted on Jul 3, 2017

Add a little pizzazz to your next event with our new Concession Booths! This is an inflatable replica of a classic food concession booth. With plenty of windows and space, it can fit multiple staff members and a table full of concessions! This fun-food booth will attract lots of attention! Click here for more information on the CONCESSION BOOTH...

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WATER WORX added to inventory!

WATER WORX added to inventory!

Posted on May 22, 2017

Water Worx is our latest interactive water inflatable, designed especially for kids! There are two curtains of water cascading down and the kids can “dry off” in front of the air blower vents one each arm of the inflatable. Water Worx is the perfect game for those hot summer days! Click here for more information on the WATER WORX...

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