- Confetti Dots
Hi-Float – Balloon Shine
- Balloon Shine™, HI-SHINE, and Balloon Glow
- Shipping Hi-Float Priority, Express, or to Countries Outside USA/Canada
- How to Apply Hi-Float
- How much Hi-Float should I use in a latex balloons?
- How to Restore Thick, Gelled Hi-Float
- Hi-Float and Cold Temperatures
- HI-Float and Air-Filled Latex Balloons
- How much Hi-Float should I use in giant or Cloudbuster balloons?
- How much does it cost to treat a balloon with Hi-Float?
- How many balloons can a bottle of Hi-Float treat?
- What are the float times when using Hi-Float?
- What is the shelf-life of Hi-Float?
- Is Hi-Float safe?
- Can Hi-Float be used with foil balloons?
- How do I clean my Hi-Float pump?
- What is Hi-Float and how does it work?
- Material Safety Data Sheet for HI-Float
- Material Safety Data Sheet for Hi-Shine
- How to Make a Spider Web Effect Using Hi-Float
- Trouble-Shooting with Hi-Float
- Hi-Float Transport Bags
- Maximizing Float Times using Hi-Float
- How to Pre-Treat Latex Balloons
- Hi-Float and Altitude
- Hi-Float and 60/40 Inflators
- Balloon Glow
Other – Accessories
- Floor Spinner Racks
- Balloon Valve Safety
- Balloon Hangers
- Hang Tabs
- Marked Line by Clik-Clik
- Twist and Shape Balloon Kits
- Glue Dots®
- LED Balloon Fun Strings
- EZ Safety Seal®
- Aeropole System
- Balloon Bond vs Stretchy Tape
- Balloon Corral
- E-Z Balloon Disc™
- Clik-Clik Systems Inc.
- PVC Pipes for Decorating
- LED Lights and Bobo Balloons
- Gemar Balloon Dashes (ProTape, UGlu)
- Pro Gaff Tape
- Balloon Tweezers #128360
- Qualatex – Accessories
Ribbon – Wire – String
- Why Is Curling Ribbon Used for Balloons?
- What is the difference between lines and pennants?
- What is curling ribbon made of?
- Display Pennants for Cloudbuster Balloons
- Does ribbon effect float times?
- What type of ribbon should I use on a balloon?
- Dracon and Monofilament Archlines
- Decorating Strip Problems
- Sizing – Accessories
Stuffing Machines - Accessories
- What is a Stuffing Machine?
- How do I order a Stuffing Machine, accessories or parts?
- Where Is the Super Stuffer and Puff 'N Stuff Made?
- Warranty on Super Stuffer Stuffing Machine
- How to Use a Balloon Expander
- Puff ’N Stuff® with Instructions
- Which balloons are required for Stuffing Machines?
- Why are Stuffing Balloons printed upside down?
- Stuffing Balloon Images and Colors
- T-ReX MK2 Balloon Stuffing Tool
- How to use the Super Stuffer Floral Tube
Sticks and Cups – Accessories
- Balloon Cups Safety
- Magic Balloon Wands™
- Do you carry cups and sticks for jumbo balloons?
- Balloon Bubble Sticks
- Qualatex Balloon Straws
- Saddle Sticks
- Micro Sticks & Micro Cups
- Maxi Sticks & Maxi Cups
- Yardsticks by Anagram
- Twist Lock Cups
- Which sticks work best with 9-inch air-fill balloons?
- Balloon Press Fit Sticks
- Micro Sticks and Micro Cups
- What is a straw stick?
- Stick Adapters (Connectors)
Aqua, Bobo, Bubble, Clearz, Deco
- Aqua Balloons
- Types of Qualatex Bubble Balloons
- Air Bubble Balloons
- Inflating: Single, Double, Deco Bubble Balloons
- What are Bubble Balloons made of?
- How to inflate Air Bubble Balloons?
- How Long Do Bubble Balloons Float?
- How to Inflate Deco Bubble Balloons
- Can Bubble Balloons Be Reused?
- Double Bubble Balloons
- Are Bubble Balloons Safe For Those with Latex Allergies?
- How to Inflate Double Bubble Balloons
- Can I Buy Bubble Balloons Without Print?
- Single Bubble Balloons
- Deco Bubble Balloons (Limited Stock)
- How do I inflate Single Bubble Balloons?
- Can I Fill a Bubble Balloon with Air?
- What are Bubble Balloons?
- Can I Write on a Bubble Balloon?
- What Sizes Are Bubble Balloons Available In?
- What are the moisture packs in Bubble Balloons for?
- How to Inflate Bubble Balloons with Air or Helium
- What are some Bubble Balloon TIPS?
- How Do I Make a Bubble Cinch Knot?
- How do I stuff a Bubble Balloon?
- Do All Bubble Balloons Have Self Sealing Valves?
- Can I Use Hi-Float or Balloon Shine on Bubble Balloons?
- Do I Have to Fill All Latex Balloons Used in a Deco Bubble Balloon with Helium?
- What Happened to the Qualatex Solid Colour Bubble Balloons?
- How Much Helium Is Required to Fill a Bubble Balloon?
- Why Does My Confetti Not Stick to the Sides of My Bubble Balloon?
- Which Bubble Balloons Can I Fill with Confetti or Other Balloons?
- Is There Special Inflation Equipment for Bubble Balloons?
- Can Qualatex Bubble Balloons be used outdoors?
- Endless Galaxy Sparklet Star/Blue Balloon
- Clearz Balloons
- Troubleshooting: Bubble, Aqua, Bobo, Deco, Clearz
- Betallic Latex
- Cloudbuster Balloons: Safety Guidelines
- Cloudbuster Balloon: 60/40 Helium/Air Mix
- Cloudbuster Balloons: Heavy Nylon Tether Line vs. Pennant Line
- Cloudbuster Balloons: Manufacturer Inflation Tips
- Can a Cloudbuster balloon be used in a gender reveal?
- Cloudbuster Balloons: Discontinuations, Colors, Sizes, and everything else you need to know.
Latex Balloons unorganized
- What is an LED/Light Up Latex Balloon?
- What is a Geo Donut balloon?
- What is a Geo Blossom balloon?
- What is a Punch Ball balloon?
- Do you sell Simply Trendy Messages latex balloons?
- Where can I buy Chrome™ or mirror latex balloons?
- Using Multiple Different Latex Balloon Manufactures and Brands
- How transparent are clear latex balloons?
- Are latex balloons reusable or refillable?
- Where can I buy/find alphabet latex balloons?
- Prank Latex Balloon Assortments
- Do you sell Betallic Graffiti latex balloons?
- Are the bag counts of latex balloons accurate?
- What is the difference between a premium brand and value line of latex balloons?
- Cannabis/Weed/Pot leaf/Marijuana Latex Balloons
- Q-Lite Balloons™
- The Difference between Crystal Pastel and Pure Crystal Pastel
- Peacock Printed Latex Balloons
- Decomex Latex
General Latex Questions
- How to store latex balloons and what is their shelf life?
- What balloons can be used for people with latex allergies?
- Latex Safety - Choking Hazard
- Are LED balloons flammable?
- What are the different types of assortments available?
- Water Balloons
- Reflex Balloons from Sempertex and Betallatex
- Do you sell matte finish latex balloons?
- Do you sell latex free balloons?
- What is a latex allergy?
- What are the warnings found on latex balloon packages?
- Latex Balloons: Issues, Damages and Possible Solutions
- Latex Balloons Solid Colors
- What is a black-light or glow-in-the-dark latex balloon?
- Using Latex Balloons Outdoors
- Latex Balloon Terms Used by Manufacturers
- Round Spherical Balloons
- Crystal and Jewel Assortment Balloons
- How Latex Balloons are Made
- Inflating Latex
- Kalisan Latex
- Qualatex: Robin's Egg Blue, Tropical Teal, & Caribbean Blue
- Do you carry royal blue latex balloons?
- Which colour of latex or brand is closest to hot pink?
- Qualatex Latex Balloons Colour Chart
- Are the balloon colours advertised online accurate?
- TufTex: New Color Sugar– Pearl White Discontinued
- Decomex Blue Latex Color Comparison
- Decomex Deco Burgundy Compared to Kalisan Standard Burgundy
- Kalisan Retro Mustard comparison to TuftTex Mustard Yellow
- Aloha Tuftex New Color (Fall 2022)
- Latex Stuffing Balloons
- Does 7-inch Chrome latex balloons come in an assortment bags?
- Qualatex Chrome Double Stuffing Brochure
- Does Qualatex Make 5 Inch Chrome Latex Balloons?
- Qualatex Double Stuffed Pastel Colors Brochure
- Qualatex Rainbow of Colours
- Q-Pak Twisting Balloons
- Which colors are in each Qualatex assortment?
- How to Inflate Heart Shaped Latex Balloons
- How to Inflate Geo Donuts and Geo Blossoms
- What is a Qualatex Latex Color Portfolio?
- What are Quick Link balloons?
- How to make a Qualatex Quick Link Rainbow
- Qualatex SuperAgate Latex Balloons
- Why does Qualatex SuperAgate balloons smell?
- Why does Qualatex not make 36-inch metallic and pearl latex balloons?
- More Qualatex Double Stuffing Balloon Colors
- New Qualatex Colors 2023
- Twisting Latex Balloons
- How to Hang/Mount Air-filled Balloons
- What are script balloons?
- What is an air-fill design?
- How to Heat-Seal Foil Airfill Balloons
- What are the differences between all the rose gold air-fill letter & number balloons?
- Where can I get individual foil letters in script font?
- Do you sell "BABY" in silver script?
- Mini Shapes Balloons
- Issues with Air-fiIl (Mini/Micro) Balloons
- What does 'Air-fill Only' mean in the product description me?
- Common Issues with Airfill Heat Seal Balloons
Anagram Foil Balloons
- Anagram's Galentine's Day Balloons
- Inflate-A-Fun Balloons™
- Anagram Helium Savers
- Crystal Clearz Lighted Balloons
- Orbz™ Ornament Kit
- Magic Star™ Balloons by Anagram
- Orbz™ Pastel and Marble Colors
- Anagram's 2019 Licensed Balloons – New Release!
- Anagram Selfie Frame Balloons
- Crescent and Curve Foil Balloons by Anagram
- What are Satin Luxe™ balloons?
- What is a Twirlz™ balloon tail?
- Anagram Insiders™ & Insider Danglers™ Balloons
- UltraShape™ Balloons
- Anagram Intricates™ Balloons
- Anagram Drop-A-Line™ Balloons
- MagiColor Balloons
- Anagram Sitting Balloons
- How to make Anagram's Water Lily
- Anagram Eye Poppers™
- Anagram Doo-Dads™
- Anagram AirWalkers
- What are Sing-A-Tune® singing balloons?
- How do I inflate and assemble an AirWalker® balloon?
- I'm missing a part from my AirWalker balloon
- AirWalker Balloons and Helium Required
- MagicArch™ Balloons
Betallic Foil Balloons
- What Colours Are Question Mark and Exclamation Mark Balloons Available in from Betallic?
- Betallic Script Letters
- Betallic Mailbox Balloon™
- Betallic Product Types
- Fresh Picks™
- Max Float Balloons
- Megaloon Balloons
- Multi-sided Dimensionals™ Balloons
- Mighty Bright™ Balloons
- Linky Shapes™
- Produce Pals™ Balloons
- Woodland Critters™ Balloons
- Grumpy Cat® Balloons
- Convergram Foil Balloons
- CTI Foil Balloons
General Questions – Foil Balloons
- How to Blow up a Foil Balloon using a Straw
- How do I fix a damaged foil balloon?
- Wack-A-Pack Self Inflating Balloons
- Floato™ Photo Balloon
- Why do foil balloons have a barcode?
- Iridescent Balloons
- Chain link, Jumbo "0", and Letter "O" Balloons
- Why does a foil balloon filled with air stay inflated?
- How long do foil balloons float?
- What Is the Shelf Life of a Foil Balloon?
- What Is the Standard Size for Foil Balloons?
- Solid Color Foil Balloons: Sizes, Colors, Shapes
- Common Issues, Damages and Solutions with Foil Balloons
- What is the difference between packaged and unpackaged balloons?
- What Does Slightly Damaged on Your Site Mean?
- Why are UPC codes printed on foil balloons?
- What do the warnings printed on foil balloons mean?
- Are All Self Sealing Valves Found in the Tail of the Balloon?
- Do Some Balloons Come with Ribbon Included?
- Can I Add More Helium to a Foil Balloon?
- Can I Use Foil Balloons Outdoors?
- Should I inflate a foil balloon with interconnected parts differently than other foil balloons?
- Is There a Difference Between a Foil and Mylar Balloon?
- Tying Ribbon Around a Foil Balloon
- Solid Color Foil Balloons
- Are foil balloons reusable or refillable?
- Letter and Number Balloons
- Number and Letter Balloons Measurements
- What is a balloon with a self-sealing valve and a balloon without a valve?
- Baby Boss Balloons
- Why Are Some Harry Potter Balloons Not Available in North America?
- Why are some licensed balloons not available in some countries?
- What are the most popular licensed balloons?
- Why Can't I Find Balloons from Some Popular Shows and Movies?
- Dinosaur Train Balloons
- New Angry Birds Balloons
- What is a personalized balloon?
- North Star Foil Balloons
- Orbz Balloons
- What Happened to the Taper Balloon Colours?
- What Happened to the Starpoint Balloon Colours?
- What is the Qualatex Balloon Network (QBN) and Certified Balloon Network (CBA)?
- Do Starpoint Balloons Have Self Sealing Valves?
- Do the taper balloons come with self sealing valves?
- Mousehead Balloons Qualatex
- Discontinued by Qualatex 2019-2020
- Discontinued by Qualatex 2020-2021
- Qualatex Microfoil® Garland Balloon
- Discontinued by Qualatex 2023
- Unique Foil Balloons
- Product Information
- Oaktree Foil Balloons
- Airfill Balloons
US Shipping Questions
- USA Mainland (48 States) Shipping Times and Costs
- Does Bargain Balloons ship to the US Territories?
- Alaska Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Hawaii Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Puerto Rico Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- USPS Priority Mail Shipping Times
- Delivery to APO, FPO, and DPO boxes with US States AA, AE, AP
- American Samoa Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Guam Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Federated States of Micronesia Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Marshall Islands Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Palau Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Saipan and Northern Marianas Islands Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- US Virgin Islands Shipping Costs and Delivery Times
- Canadian Shipping Questions
- International Shipping Questions
Other Shipping Related Information
- What is a shipping business day?
- What is dimensional weight?
- What is your cut off time for same day shipping?
- Can someone else sign for my order?
- What does misrouted parcel mean?
- What is the cut off time for Priority/Express/2 Day Shipping?
- How long will it take for my order to be packed and shipped?
- Do you offer Saturday Express Delivery?
- What are UPS and FedEx shipping service alerts?
- Do I need to sign for my package? I want to sign for my package.
- Do you deliver to residential addresses?
- Does Bargain Balloons ship to P.O. (Post Office) Boxes?
- Can we ship your order using your personal FedEx or UPS account?
- List of Countries We DO NOT Ship To
- Do you offer next day Priority Express shipping?
- Can Gridz be shipped Express or 2 day shipping?
- Do you offer free shipping?
- Drop Ship and Blind Shipping Orders
- I Placed My Order a While Ago and It Still Hasn't Been Shipped
- Does Bargain Balloons offer same day delivery service?
- US Shipping Questions
Helium, Inflation and Equipment
Regulators and Helium Tanks
- Latex Regulator Instructions
- Dual Regulator
- Using Tilt and Push Nozzles
- Save Money with 60/40 Helium and Air
- How to tell if your helium tank is nearly empty?
- How to Remove an Inflation Nozzle (Balloon Inflator)
- What are helium cylinder tanks made of and what do they weigh?
- What is the Ribbon Cutter Attached to some Helium Tanks for?
- What Does Hand Tight Connection Mean?
- What Is an Automatic Sizer?
Conwin Balloon Inflators
- Snap-On Soft-Touch™ Push Valve Outlet
- Snap-On Auto-Fill Foil Outlet
- Snap-On Trigger Valve Outlet
- Snap-On Flex-Tilt™ Valve Outlet
- Snap-On 60/40 Helium/ Air™ Outlet
- Snap-On Bubble & Auto-Foil Outlet
- Conwin Workstation™ Countertop Inflator
- The Cube™ Inflator
- Speed Inflators™
- Classic Inflator™
- Conwin Air Force 2™ Inflator
- Conwin Air Force 4™ Inflator
- 10ft Extension Hose Inflator
- List of Conwin Products
- Conwin Product Guide 2022
- Conwin Distributor
- Infaltion Accessories
- Helium Equipment
General Questions – Helium and Equipment
- Helium and Helium Tank Safety
- How to Transfer Helium Between Foil Balloons
- Helium Cylinders
- Helium Tank Disposal
- How much helium do I need?
- Helium Estimate Calculator
- Air Liquid Helium Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
- What is balloon gas?
- Balloon Time Helium Tanks and Kits
- What is helium?
- I have my own balloons. Can I come in to get them inflated with helium?
- How much helium do I need to inflate a 36-inch latex balloon?
- Are there different kinds of helium?
- Major Helium Suppliers
- Helium Shortage
- Benefits of the Qualatex Green Pump? #31095
- How to Dispose of a Disposable Helium Tank
- Regulators and Helium Tanks
Catalogs, Books and Merchandising
- CTI E-Catalogs
- Anagram Merchandising Guide
- Qualatex Balloon Images
- Q Corner
- Anagram E-Catalogs
- Betallic E-Catalogs
- Anagram Decorating Ideas E-Catalogs
- Betallatex Colour Chart, Product Size Comparison, and Beauty of Colour Brochures.
- Northstar Balloons™ E-Catalogs
- Qualatex E-Catalogs
- ConverGram E-Catalogs
- Flexmetal E-Catalogs
- Kalisan E-Catalog Color Chart
- Tuftex E-Catalogs
- Pioneer Retail Catalog 2021
- Betallic LINK-O-LOON DVD Series
- Decomex Color Chart
- Kalisan Printed Latex Balloons 2022
- Gemar E-Catalogs
Decorating and Design Ideas
Decorating Ideas and Tips
- Doorway Tip
- Calculations for making a Balloon Ceiling
- How to make a Confetti Balloon using Tissue Paper Confetti
- Organic Balloons Design
- How to Make An Arch
- What is the difference between an apple twist, a tulip twist, and Yo-Yo twist?
- DIY Balloon Hula Hoop Wreath
- Organic Hot Air Balloon Design
- Organic Balloon Walls
- How to Inflate a Foil Balloon Inside of a Deco Bubble Balloon
- Covering a Cake Board with a Latex/ Foil Balloon
- Creating Attachment Points
- Balloon Topiary
- Hacks and Ways to Recycle Latex Balloons
- How to Print and Apply Vinyl Stickers on Balloons
- What is a five-balloon cluster?
- How to Make a Loop and Pinch Twist
- How to Create Fire Flame Balloons
- How to Make a Balloon Curl (Entertainer Balloons)
- How to Tie a Ribbon Around a Balloon
- How do I make a balloon bouquet?
- How do I use balloon decorating strips?
- What is sculpting frame and how is it used?
- How to make your own two tone balloons?
- How do I write on latex balloons?
- How to Pop Balloons for a Gender Reveal
- Double Stuffing to make Pastel Colored Latex Balloons
- Love Frame Design
- Outdoor Decorating Designs
- Balloons By Jilian Diaz
- Decorating Ideas and Tips
- Contacts and Hours of Operation
How to Place Orders
- How to Add a Note to an Order
- How to Add or Remove Items from your Shopping Cart
- How to Search for Products
- Can I place my order over the phone?
- Can I fax In my order?
- Can I email my order?
- Do I need to open an account to place an order?
- Will you verify my order before shipping it?
- Is there a minimum order amount?
- How to Search for Airfill Balloons
Inventory and Stock Questions
- Can I get an email when a product is back in stock?
- Are online restock dates accurate?
- Do you have stock left? Product has been discontinued by the manufacturer.
- What does “Manufacturer Has No Stock” under some products mean?
- Can I special order larger quantities of your products?
- Why do some products not show restock dates?
- Product showed a restock date and now it does not or the date changed?
- What is the meaning of “Restock Date Chat/Email/Call”?
- Do we inventory our own products?
- Is your inventory listed online accurate?
- Can I place an order for a product that is sold out?
- Do you carry a product on another site?
- How often do you replenish inventory?
- How do I check when a product will be back in stock?
- What if I can’t find the product I’m looking for?
- Why is a balloon I ordered before no longer online?
- Why are so many products out of stock? Restock Issues
- Other Pre Sale Questions
Payment Processing and Payment Methods
- What methods of payment do you accept?
- My Credit Card Will Not go Through
- What is a CVV number?
- Do you accept Paypal?
- Is your website secure? Are you PCI compliant?
- Do you store credit card information?
- When is my credit card charged?
- Additional Charges or Refund I Do Not Understand
- Do you accept check payments?
- US Customers Only - Charged Foreign Transaction Fee When Using PayPal.
- Do you accept ACH payments?
- Do we accept wire transfers?
- Pick Up Orders (Southern Ontario Only)
- Purchase Orders and Accounts
Using the Shopping Cart
- I lost my shopping cart. How can I retrieve it?
- Cart ID- How to Save and Transfer a Cart
- How do I start another order without losing my current order?
- I started my order on the wrong website (.com and .ca). How can I fix it?
- The Importance of Choosing a Discrepancy Action
- Choosing the Pass Along Option
General – Discontinued or Products we do not sell
- I cannot find this balloon/product on your website, but it's on the manufacturer's website
- What are Bunch-O-Balloons?
- SafeTite Discs
- Air-Filled Hammer Balloons
- Pagoda Box for Stuffing Balloons
- Bottle Toppers™
- Where can I find or buy a vagina or penis shaped balloon?
- Does Bargain Balloons Sell Party Decorations? (Other Than Balloons)
- Does Bargain Balloons Sell Naughty or X-Rated Adult Balloons?
- Does Bargain Balloons Sell Pre-Made Balloon Bouquets and Arrangements?
- Does Bargain Balloons Have a Hot Air Balloon Tour Ride Service?
- What is a Stand A Balloon and a Balloomit?
- Does Bargain Balloons Sell Inflatable Tents? / Pop up Event Tents?
- Does Bargain Balloons Sell Promotional Flags?
- Temporarily Discontinued Products -Betallic
General – Business Questions
- Do you donate balloons?
- Can I resell Your Products on Amazon, Ebay, Shopify, etc?
- Do you provide samples?
- Can I use the images on your website on my website?
- Where Can I Get a Promo Code or Coupon?
- Can I Sell You My Balloon Idea?
- W8BEN or W9 Form or W-8BEN-E
- Does Bargain Balloons Do Event Planning or Provide Decorating Services?
- Does Bargain Balloons have any holiday deals, specials or sales?
- I'm an event planner. Can I come in and leave some business cards with you?
General – Balloons Questions and Information
- What is the difference between a UPC, Barcode, and a SKU?
- How to Retrieve a Balloon from the Ceiling
- How do I get fingerprints off my foil or latex balloon?
- Who Makes the Balloons We Sell?
- How are balloons measured?
- Our Bouquet Selection
- Choosing Balloon Colors off a Monitor or Picture– Warning*
- Where are your products made?
- Fun Balloon Facts
- Le Majestic Roses Decor
- General – Discontinued or Products we do not sell
History, Laws, Safety, Science of Balloons, Events
Balloon Laws and Safety
- Are Foil and Latex Balloons Flammable?
- ASTM F963 Safety Requirements of Balloons
- What is a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)?
- What Is the California Balloon Law?
- What are the consequences of releasing balloons intentionally in the state of California?
- Dangers of balloon releases and the law
- Are Bargain Balloons products marked with the European Economic Area 'CE' marking?
- Civil Aviation Bodies, Rules Regulations, and Laws for Manned and Unmanned Balloons.
- Pro Environment Balloon Alliance (PEBA)
- The Balloon Council (TBC)
- The European Balloon & Party Council (EBPC)
- Balloon and Party Industry Alliance (BAPIA)
- National Association of Balloon Artists and Suppliers (NABAS)
- Balloon Artists & Suppliers Association of Australasia (BASA)
- Pioneer Worldwide - Tuesday Talks with Ted & Betty
- The Toy Association™
- Canadian Toy Association (CTA)
- What is the1986 Cleveland Balloon Fest?
- Balloon Laws and Safety
- Credit Cards Charges
- Tracking Orders
- Missing Products or Damages
- Address Corrections
- Customer Portal
- Other Post Order Inquiries
- Changing and Cancelling Orders
Latex Balloon Terms Used by Manufacturers
Modified on Wed, 03 Aug 2022 at 07:13 PM
Balloon manufacturers group balloons into categories by colors and finishes typically. There is no industry standard for terms used to describe different groupings of colors and finishes into categories.
- Qualatex includes 8 colors in their Standard Color line.
- Decomex has 12 colors in their Standard Color line of latex balloons and uses the terms ‘Pastel’ or ‘Deco’ to describe their balloons outside of their Standard Color line.
- Betallatex does not use the term Standard, but instead groups what would normally be standard colors into a group called ‘Fashion’ which has 14 colors.
Almost every manufacturer uses this term to describe their 8-10 most popular colors (white, yellow, orange, pink, red, blue, green)
| Standard|| Standard|| Standard|| Fashion|| Standard|
All latex balloon colors that do not have a unique finish and/or do not fit into the Standard category, are grouped by some manufacturers into one or multiple categories.
| Pastel* |
Pastel Matte or Macaroon PastelUsed to describe a line of popular pastel colors made by Sempertex (Betallatex). Other companies do make similar colors but have not categorized them.
| N/A|| |
Macaroon Pastel Matte
|N/A|| Pastel Matte|| N/A|
NeonThese are fluorescent colored balloons that can glow in the dark under a quality black light
Jewel and/or CrystalSemi-Transparent Balloons
Crystal PastelA subset of Jewel and Crystal colors made popular by Sempertex.
| N/A||Crystal Pastel|| N/A||Pure Crystal Pastel|| N/A|
Metallic and/or PearlUsed interchangeably to describe balloons with a glitter-like finish. Some companies like Qualatex break the balloons down in color sets like Pastel Pearl or Radiant Pearl.
|Metallic, Radiant Pearl,|
| Metallic|| Metallic or Pearl|| Metallic|
Chrome and/or Mirror Chrome is a patented name by Qualatex. These balloons have a rich, reflective solid color that has a metallic shine.
| Chrome|| Mirror||N/A|| Reflex|| N/A|
*Pastel: The standard definition of pastel is "a soft and delicate shade of a color." However, many manufacturers, like Decomex and Kalisan, use the term loosely by including an entire color selection that most customers would agree– is NOT a pastel color. Therefore, Bargain Balloons removes the term 'pastel' on our website to avoid confusion even though the term pastel may appear on the product packaging.
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