What do you think of them? Do you have one? Do you like it? Are they worth the money?
I do not have one since we have a permanent pool. I would honestly think long and hard about getting one for a few reasons. We have a bounce house and do not permit water anywhere near it because there would be a serious mold issue if it is put away even slightly damp. The same would happen with one of these, so you'd have to ensure that it was completely dry before storing it. You also have a bit of a liability issue that most insurances don't cover. I'm not even sure if there is a rider for something like that. Then there is all of the water that it uses. IMO, it would be cheaper and less work to invest in a pool. Not to mention that you could use the pool too, but would look really silly cooling off on an inflatable water thingy that is made for little kids.
We have one of those bonzai (did I spell that right?) water slides. I never wanted it, dh is a child at heart, and got it on a whim. Lol. It is a pain in the butt getting out. It attracts all the darn neighborhood kids who never have any parents around and you have to make sure it completely dries before you put it away, or it will get moldy. We put it over the swing set, or hang it in the garage. I don't pull it out very often if dh isn't home. My oldest can help, but it still sucks doing it.
We had one of the larger inflatable pools w/ a slide one summer. It was a pita to set up (took what felt like forever to inflate) and drain. I didn't mind the neighborhood kids coming over to play in it, as long as they weren't too rough, but a couple of them were a bit rougher than I'd like; the pool ended up w/ a hole on a seam that was very hard to get to and dh never could get it mended properly. It didn't last very long. Luckily we had gotten it on clearance at the end of the previous summer, so we weren't out a lot of $.
It seems like it would get old fast and be a pain to clean.
I wouldn't have one because of the liability. Same reason we don't have a tramp. Many, many people in my 'hood have tramps. I'm like, go play on theirs. Lol I'd never dream of suing though.
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