If you make a purchase through a link on my site, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I only recommend products that I believe to have good value (affiliate disclosure).

Duration of balloons

by Elaine
(White Pigeon Michigan)

How long will one of these filled balloons stay "inflated?"

Comments for Duration of balloons

Average Rating starstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstar
Floating Time of Latex Balloons
by: Margit

Hi Elaine,

The floating time of a helium filled latex balloon varies greatly, depending on factors such as the quality of the latex balloons, temperature, humidity, altitude, etc. On average, an 11" latex balloon will float for about 12 to 24 hours.

You can extend the floating time of latex balloons by treating them with a substance called "Hi-Float". Properly applied, it will increase the life span of a helium filled latex balloon by 25 times on average. For more details please see our page about Hi-Float.

Hope that helps.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,

Margit

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Balloon Decorations FAQ.

Subscribe to Balloony News
Video Course: Balloon Decorating for Beginners

Recent Articles

  1. DIY Base for Balloon Columns | How to Make Your Own Balloon Stand

    For air filled balloon columns you need a sturdy base. In a few easy steps you can make that balloon stand yourself. Simply follow our short tutorial.

    Read More

  2. Balloon Arch 101: Types, Helium vs Air-Filled, How To Make One

    Does a balloon arch need helium? What kind of balloons do you use? How many balloons does it take? And how, exactly, do you make one? Find the answers here.

    Read More

  3. How to Make a Funny Balloon Face (Photo Tutorial)

    A big funny balloon face is a guaranteed winner with little kids. And it's so easy to make, so why not do it together with your children?

    Read More