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Play Area Safer Surfacing

Play area safer surfacing is a common name used within the children’s outdoor playground surfaces. Other names which are often used for this safer surfacing include wetpour, rubber surface, impact absorbing surface and rubber tarmac. This type of flooring is designed to protect children when they are running around and using equipment in an outdoor play area.

All these names basically direct to wetpour companies and personally would strongly recommend going to a company that has been established over 10 years. The more established the company, the more likely they are to be reliable and deliver an excellent product for your playground.

Safety Flooring Specifications

The wetpour play area safer surfacing is made up of a two-tiered system which included a shock-absorbing base, and a coloured or black wearing course on top. This system creates the best safety qualities as well as allowing you to choose a colourful design for the playground.

The term ‘play area safer surfacing’ does not only cover the wetpour type of surface which is the EPDM wearing course and SBR base course. It also covers other types of outdoor flooring like grass mats, ecomulch, ecoscape, rubber mulch play bark, play sand, artificial grass, and needlepunch turf. At Soft Surfaces Ltd we can offer you the full range of safer surfaces and should you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us via the enquiry form on this page. We’ll give you some more information with regards to costs and specifications to help you decide which surface would be best for your school, nursery or park.

Play Surface Installers

We offer a number of surfaces that we can create just for play areas playground safety flooring including EPDM rubber, rubber mulch along with grass mats. Each one of the types of surface we all fix is examined to fulfil Critical Fall Height rankings for any play area equipment in your area to ensure the most safeguards for kids. These particular surface areas are porous which is certainly less risky for the children, as the play area flooring won’t end up being hazardous seeing that rainwater can go through the flooring quite simply. Most people have EPDM rubber safer surfacing installed to their playgrounds since it’s typically a colourful 2 level rubber surface that is vibrant and impact absorbing. Rubber mulch is often a more natural-appearing surface; it is made of re-cycled rubberized shred gaining this surfacing eco-friendly. Lawn mats are constructed above the present turf, which means all the new grass can flourish within the rubberized tiles.

Recreational playgrounds can help advance your child’s education and learning; shapes along with games EPDM rubber inserts could be put in for making studying fun for kids. We provide you with several different colourful illustrations for the purpose of playgrounds including hopscotch, number grids, animation figures as well as road themes.

Playground Maintenance Specialists

Our qualified crew can carry out testing as well as repairs of the outdoor play area surfacing to help keep floors suitable as well as free of dirt. To minimize the need for all the considerable restorations, we strongly recommend a regular cleaning strategy. The cost of routine servicing along with repair services will change a result of the surface area type and also volume or even renovations and upkeep needed. In the event your EPDM rubber surface has leaves, weed growth or any other dirt on it, it is best to take it away as fast as possible; this is very important simply because contamination can clog up the drains structure. Rubberised mulch is also washed by a delicate power cleanse and also brushing, you may even ought to top-up the rubberized mulch from time to time.

Take a look at the video below which shows a perimeter repair project we carried out on an existing wetpour surface:

It is recommended to complete maintenance tasks as quickly as possible should the playground surface does become damaged, this’ll help to reduce costs of the issue getting a whole lot worse. Blemishes plus marks on the surfacing can be taken off should they be cared for when the issue is identified. Youngsters may possibly pickup rubber mulch that has been loosened which can often result in much more impairments to the exterior; in these instances it is essential that you have this rubberised mulch re-filled. Similarly, grass tiles could become loose and turn into a tripping hazard whenever they lift up, meaning that they need to be mended as fast as possible. Breaks in EPDM rubber surfacing may occur from time to time, for the purpose of small restorations along these lines, you could get a DIY repair package and fix small areas of damage on your own.

Get in Touch

Please feel free to contact our experts through the form on this page if you would like a quote for installing play area safer surfacing. The costs for this work will vary as things like area size, design and location have an effect on our prices. However, we would be happy to talk through our budget and offer a quote which suits your organisation.

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