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The 2 things most customer forget to consider when making a purchasing decision on a trampoline

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The 2 things most customer forget to consider when making a purchasing decision on a trampoline

Customers like to ask us for recommendations on trampolines. Usually, our customers already have an idea of what they want and they know what features they're looking for. Typically, a customer will let us know that they want a bouncy trampoline that is big and has a net for safety. That is all they tell us. Today's blog will focus on additional considerations we like to give to our customers. Costs always plays a huge factor in a purchasing decision, but we hope to shed light on a few things you might not have thought about when choosing a trampoline:...

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What makes up a bouncy trampoline?

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What makes up a bouncy trampoline?

WHAT MAKES A TRAMPOLINE BOUNCY?  Trampolines are meant to be bouncy. That is the whole reason why they are so much fun. A trampoline that doesn't bounce is like a car that doesn't drive. In other words, a trampoline with no bounce is useless. The biggest indicator of the trampoline's jumping properties are: The number of springs The length of springs The pre-stress of a spring Overall, it's all about the springs. There are many springs in the market and there are many companies that sell springs separately, and the springs also vary in quality material that contributes to the...

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How can I determine the quality and durability of trampolines?

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How can I determine the quality and durability of trampolines?

Shopping for a trampoline can be daunting. There are so many trampolines available on the market with so many sizes, prices, features, warranties and variations. If you've been shopping around, trampolines might all of a sudden start to seem the same.  The diameter and thickness of the tubes in a trampoline plays a huge role and is one of the biggest differentiatiors in durability. Trampolines are considered to be strong and durable if they have a wider diameter and thicker wall of the tubes that puts the trampoline together. Warranty features can also be a strong indicator of durable trampolines....

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How much space is needed for my trampoline?

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How much space is needed for my trampoline?

About two months ago, a customer called us wanting to buy a 10 X 17 foot rectangular trampoline. She asked us if it would fit her backyard and we explained to her that the trampoline can fit in her backyard (since the space she described was 11 x 20 feet), but it would not be safe. She asked us if she should buy it anyway and see what happens, and we said no. Although we love selling trampolines, our focus with our customers has always been safety first. The Trampoline Shop offers a variety of trampoline sizes to fit any backyard....

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Does the trampoline size matter?

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Does size really matter when buying a trampoline? If you're searching around for a trampoline for your family, then you might have already noticed the obvious: the bigger the trampoline size, the more expensive. If you looked at things from a financial perspective, then the answer would be "yes", size definitely matters. The size of the trampoline matters because it measures the size of the jumping mat. All round trampolines are measured by its diameter. Therefore, a 10 ft. trampoline has a 10 ft. jumping mat that is measured from one side to the other. However, the jumping space becomes...

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