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Which playground surfacing is best for my project?

Have you got a project coming up but you’re not sure which type of playground surfacing is going to be the most suitable? Well, fear not! We have developed this quiz to help you determine which PlaySmart product is going to be the best for your project.

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Is there any equipment that needs to be accounted for?

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How important is it to use environmentally-friendly products? (eg. products made from recycled tyres)

Which key feature are you most interested in? (Part 1/2)

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Which key feature are you most interested in? (Part 2/2)

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Which product is best for my project?
EcoSmart

The ideal product for you is EcoSmart! Smart thinking for the environment, EcoSmart was developed as a superior safety surface with a 10mm outer wall for strength and durability - a unique blend of recycled, reclaimed, and natural rubber makes this product a cost effective, environmentally friendly safety surface for all applications. Benefits of EcoSmart: Minimal groundwork costs Low maintenance Long lifespan Perfect for playgrounds where a natural look is required Suitable for areas prone to becoming wet/muddy Can be laid on to existing soil/grass surfaces Uses of EcoSmart: Parks and recreation grounds Areas with equipment Children's play areas Outdoor gyms Skate parks
FireSmart

The ideal product for you is FireSmart! Smart thinking for fire safety, FireSmart was developed as a superior fire retardant safety surface with a 10mm outer wall for strength and durability - a unique blend of recycled, reclaimed, and natural rubber makes this product a cost effective, environmentally friendly safety surface for all applications. It is accredited to BS 7044 and will self-extinguish within 60 seconds of ignition. Benefits of FireSmart: Extinguishes within 90 seconds Ideal for fire-risk areas or playgrounds with timber equipment Low maintenance and long lifespan Perfect for playgrounds where a natural look is required Suitable for areas prone to becoming wet/muddy Can be laid on to existing soil/grass surfaces Uses of FireSmart: Parks and recreation grounds Areas with equipment Children's play areas Outdoor gyms Skate parks Vandal-risk and fire-risk areas
JungleMulch

The ideal product for you is JungleMulch! The original, and best, Rubber Bound Organic Coated Mulch. JungleMulch is now available in the UK exclusively through PlaySmart. Available in a range of vibrant colour blends, JungleMulch is a stable surface with the look of a natural covering. Suitable for a wide range of uses, JungleMulch eliminates costly groundworks typically associated with wet pour and, unlike some other mulches, uses only organic pigments. Benefits of JungleMulch: Durable, all weather surface Very low maintenance Excellent slip resistance Suppresses weeds, but accommodates tree and plant growth Minimal sub-base required, saving money Quick to install, with minimal disruption to the ground and site Uses of JungleMulch: Parks and recreation grounds Areas with equipment Children's play areas Embankments and tree surrounds Erosion and weed control Paths/trails
RubbaSmart

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The ideal product for you is RubbaSmart! The Classic Safety Surfacing Solution, RubbaSmart is an impact absorbing safety surface for playgrounds and play areas. It uses a polyurethane/rubber composite mixed on site and wet poured in place to give a durable, low maintenance play surface. Available in a wide range of colours, RubbaSmart is an ideal solution for simple and complex designs alike and PlaySmart will be happy to support you from design and layout to installation and aftercare. Benefits of RubbaSmart: Perfect for playgrounds where a colourful design is required Suitable for playgrounds and play areas with equipment Multiple colour variants available and the ability to incorporate patterns/shapes Low maintenance Slip resistant surface and no trip edges Can be laid on tarmac and concrete Uses of RubbaSmart: Children's play areas Multi-use fames areas Parks and recreation grounds Outdoor gyms Pathways Seating areas Splash pads Domestic gardens
SmartPlay

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The ideal product for you is SmartPlay! SmartPlay is our European patented shock pad, that is combined with either EcoSmart or FireSmart grass matting to provide a superior safety surfacing solution. The use of shockpad increases the Critical Fall Height coverage of the surfacing, making it an ideal solution for playgrounds with equipment over 2m. KEY BENEFITS: Innovative system with a European patent (Patent Number 2794257) Adheres to British Standards BS EN 1177 (2018) Stops grass mats from sinking into the ground Increases Critical Fall Height coverage Replacement of any damaged grass mats is considerably easier when installed with the SmartPlay system Offers a very low maintenance surface where all you have to do is cut the grass Offers ground stability and prevents undulations Enhances grass growth in high use areas Can be installed directly onto a grass base to reduce groundworks costs is required Installed alongside either our EcoSmart (environmentally friendly) or FireSmart (fire retardant) grass matting USES: parks and recreation grounds areas with play equipment higher than 2m children’s play areas areas prone to becoming wet/muddy and undulated as a result High use play areas where the grass is being eroded
FlexCourt

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The ideal product for you is FlexCourt! FlexCourt is a leader in multigame modular outdoor sports surfaces. It is maintenance free and playable in any type of weather. With FlexCourt’s modular solutions you combine the benefits of a premium game court with top-of-the-line user-friendliness and simple maintenance. Perfect for both professional and recreational use, FlexCourt can be used for a variety of applications from volleyball to badminton and tennis to hockey, name a sport and we’ll have a solution for you! Finishing ramps are available too, giving greater accessibility for everyone wanting to get involved in sport. KEY BENEFITS: FlexCourt offers a fast and easy installation solution that is ideal for both greenfield and renovation projects. And with game lines factory painted or inlaid into the system, your maintenance schedule will also be significantly reduced. Patented Flexion® structure offers superior ergonomic qualities whilst patented Traxion® surfacing gives both better ballbounce and footgrip. We can also have your FlexCourt surface personalised according to your preferences – with special lines, non-standard colours or even a specific logo! And on top of all this, we offer a 16 year warranty, with a proven lifecycle of 20+ years! USES: Schools, public playgrounds, sports clubs, camping, hotels, amusement parks, backyard courts, events, or recreational areas to name just a few!
Green Frog Artificial Grass

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The ideal product for you is Green Frog Artificial Grass! Your go-to place for luxury artificial grass at an affordable price. Green Frog has a focus on quality – providing products that look and feel amazing. Our grasses are visually pleasing and provide a super realistic, easy maintenance alternative to traditional turf surfacing. Suitable for play and leisure applications. KEY BENEFITS: high quality artificial grass looks like real grass no more mowing no watering or feeding low maintenance child friendly pet friendly options available no mussy mess USES: ack gardens/lawn surfaces putting greens/mini-golf course playgrounds/play areas rooftop gardens/artificial grass walls inside & surrounding conservatories exhibitions/event flooring/stage shows/film sets surrounding water features/swimming pools/hot tubs extreme weather areas extreme weather resistant

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