4 Questions To Ask When Buying A Trampoline

“We want a trampoline!!!” Have your children been begging for an in-ground or an above ground trampoline and you’re just not sure if you want to make the investment? We have come up with 4 questions to ask when buying a trampoline. There are more than four questions you will want to have answered, but this will get you started on the research process.

As with anything you’re investing in for anyone in the family you need to know whether it is something that will be beneficial or will just get “tossed in a closet” as soon as the thrill is gone!

4 Questions To Ask When Buying A Trampoline

Will it get used? You know how your children wanted that video game or toy or fill-in-the-blank and it just sits in the closet, in the garage or was never even opened? You certainly need to and want to, know whether you buy an in-ground or an above-ground trampoline that it will get used. Keep in mind that you, the adult, in the family will use the trampoline as well. Trampolines are not just for children anymore. 

Where will you put it? What are the sightlines in your yard and how will a trampoline fit in. Will you be able to place the trampoline in an area you can see it and make certain the children are safe?

Do you want an in-ground or an above-ground trampoline? There are pros and cons to either style and in the end, it may be a personal preference.

What are add-on costs? When you buy a trampoline, the trampoline itself is only one part of the purchase equation. You need to research the jump mat, the type of springs, the accessories and safety devices. Talk with us and we can give you a package price that ranges from the minimum items you need up to the full-scale amount of accessories and items necessary for trampoline fun and safety.

If you’ve been considering getting your own family trampoline — in-ground or above ground — consider these pros and cons, do your research then give us a call. We can answer any questions you may have about becoming a trampoline owner.

If you’re thinking about getting an above ground or an inground trampoline this year, give us a call. Let’s talk about the best trampoline for you, your family and your budget.


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