The Meadows

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Case Studies, Outdoor playground surfacing, Playground Surfacing Solutions, Rubber Wet Pour Surfacing, Wet Pour Surfacing

PlaySmart recently did a large scale wetpour repair for The Meadows school in Oldbury The school used to have some play equipment in a dedicated area, but this was removed some time ago. The removal of the equipment left some ugly wooden stumps and the area quickly became a dull and unused space. While wet […]

Daily Mile 101

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What is the Daily Mile? The Daily Mile is a fantastic initiative designed to encourage primary school children to run or jog for 15 minutes every day in a social setting, promoting emotional and mental health wellbeing, as well as getting children fit and active with their friends. What needs to be considered for the […]

Which product is best for my project?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Environmental surfaces, Grass Mats, Outdoor playground surfacing, Playground Surfacing Solutions, Rubber Wet Pour Surfacing, Wet Pour Surfacing

Have you got a project coming up but you’re not sure which PlaySmart product 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. If you would like more information or a free, no […]

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6 Reasons Why JungleMulch is the Best Rubber Mulch on the Market

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A surface that has become increasingly popular over recent years is rubber mulch. As a well-established leader in playground flooring, we only offer the best surfacing – enter JungleMulch, our own brand of rubber mulch. Why is JungleMulch the best rubber mulch on the market? Here’s why! 1). Safety   At PlaySmart, we’re advocates of […]

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How do I clean a rubber mulch surface?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Environmental surfaces, News, Outdoor playground surfacing, Playground Surfacing Solutions

PlaySmart are often asked by clients how they should clean and maintain their existing safety surfacing. JungleMulch rubber surfacing should always be a low maintenance product after a new install, however, there are things you can do to keep it looking good and extend the lifespan of your playground flooring. Cleaning rubber mulch is a […]

JungleMulch Transformation to Outdoor Play Area

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Why JungleMulch, PlaySmart’s own brand of rubber mulch, was the perfect outdoor play area surface for this project PlaySmart are often asked to provide an outdoor play area surface to make muddy outdoor areas more usable in typical British weather. JungleMulch is often a good solution as minimal groundwork is needed to prepare the area […]

Using Grass Mats to Protect Against Falls

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PlaySmart are often asked for our thoughts on using grass mats as playground fall protection for taller items of kit. While field tests often see grass mats achieving very impressive results for critical fall height, we have always preferred to consider the absolute worst case ground scenarios for safety. For this reason, we only recommend […]

How to surface an outdoor gym

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Perfect Surfacing for Outdoor Gyms PlaySmart are often asked to provide hard-wearing surfacing for outdoor gyms. As these areas increase in popularity, providers are looking for more durable solutions to keep them safe and looking good long term. Our JungleMulch, wet pour and EcoSmart grass matting surfaces are all popular solutions offering a neat and […]