Helium Balloons Float Time

People always ask, “How long will my helium balloons float?” I then ask, how long do you want them to float? Helium filled balloons range in size from 10 inch to 60 inches. The most popular size being the 12 inch. The industry standard sizes for helium balloons are, 10 inch, 12 inch, 14 inch, 16 inch, 17 inch, 24 inch, 26 inch, 5 foot, and 6 foot. The 12 inch helium balloon is the most popular size. Custom printed balloons filled with helium are used for birthday parties, anniversary parties, and as wedding balloons. The 12 inch balloon will float for approximately 8-12 hours. You can extend the float time of a 12 inch personalized balloon beyond the normal 12 hours to several days with a chemical treatment of Hi Float. If you are giving away custom balloons at a trade show or parade, the 10 inch helium balloon makes sense. The 10 inch custom balloon will float 6 hours.
The 16 inch. 24 inch and 36 inch giant balloon are great for car dealers. For wedding balloons, I recommend inflating the balloons as close to the reception start time as possible to insure that balloons will float as long as desired. You can always use 14 inch custom wedding balloons when you need a little extra float time. 14 inch personalized balloons will float 20-24 hours.

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