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Frequently Asked Questions
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What is “Every Second Counts”?
Every Second Counts is a game box that can be used to spice up your next kickback, Sunday Funday or team builders. The box contains about 50 games that can be played at your next social event. Games like Flip Cup, Brush With Danger, Over The Edge,Top to Bottom and many more can be played with the items in the box.
Can I rent giant games individually?
Unfortunately our giant games are rented in sets. On the home page of this site you will click on “ Giant Game Rentals” and see the various ways you can rent our giant games. Check out the “Lit Party Pack” also for your next social event.
Does RECESS host/facilitate parties?
Yes we do!!! Let’s get lit with our LIt Party Pack. This option includes the giant games and a RECESS HTX staff member facilitating a 2 hour Every Second Counts experience. This option guarantees your next game night or social event will be LIT.
What if I have to cancel my event due to inclement weather?
A cancelation due to inclement weather allows you to reschedule your event with no penalty within 90 days of the previous scheduled event. Inclement weather conditions included but not limited to server rain, hail, cold and extreme heat.
What if I need to cancel?
If you need to cancel your booking for personal reasons you may do so. Booking can be canceled 72 prior to the booked event. If an event is canceled after the 72 hour mark Host is subject to a partial or no refund of the cost of rental. Security deposit is non refundable after the 72 hour mark.
What if items are damaged?
During drop off of giant games, the host and staff will inspect items for cracks, scratches etc.(similar to car rental process) When items are picked up a RECESS HTX staff and guest will inspect all items before departure from the venue. If items have been damaged there will be no refund of security deposit. For extreme damage the may be additional fees.
When should I make a reservation?
If you are interested in booking one of our party packages you will complete the request form and a staff member will respond within 24 hours. Completing this form does not secure your booking. Once a staff member has reviewed your form we will then communicate with you to secure the date and time of your event.
Is this company Black Owned?
RECESS HTX is a Houston based black owned business. About a year ago the owners discussed ways to make adulting fun and decided to provide games for adult social events. Besides giant games the owners thought of various ways to make adulthood fun. Check the Every Second Counts box and stay tuned for other ways we are reclaiming our time and making adulting fun.
Are your services for kids?
We are all about making adulting fun but sometimes that means making kids happy. RECESS HTX giant game rentals are available for kid social events. The experience will be slightly different as this is an under 21 crowd but it will be fun.
Does price include setup and pickup?
Booking an event with RECESS HTX includes the items in the package you select as well as drop off and pick up.
When do you set up and pick up?
Set up of giant games will be an hour before your event. Pick up will be between 9:00am - 10:00am the following day. During drop off and pick up there will need to be about 15 minutes for the staff member and host to inspect games for damages.
What type of events are your games suited for?
Our giant games are suited for various social events. We rent out to adult and children events. Birthday Parties, Kick Backs, Slumber Parties, Club Events, Company team builders, etc. We do ask that your event has a clean space for set up of giant games in an area where the host has items in sight.
What time is drop and pick up?
Our drop off will be an hour before your booking. During this time games will be inspected and set up by staff. Pick up will be between 9:00am - 10:00 am the following morning.
What surfaces do you set up on?
Our giant games can be set up on tables or the ground. Surfaces should not be wet, dirty or in place that guests will be harmed.
Can you drop off in a public place?
We bring the games to you. If your event is in a public place like a park or lounge we can set up games for your event. Since this is a public event the pick up will be adjusted compared to a home rental. During the booking process our staff will discuss with you the terms of pick up and drop off. We will still need to alloted time to inspect items during drop off and pick up. Possible cost difference may accrue due to drop off and pick up being in the same day.
Is there a cost for an additional day?
If it doesn’t conflict with another event you may keep rental for an additional day. There will be an additional fee for another 24 hour rental depending on the package you booked.
I don't need the games for 24hrs, can you come get them before the kids play with them?
Same day pickup is available as long as there aren’t scheduling conflicts. A fee of $25.00 will charged and it can be taken out of security deposit if you choose to.