The Meadows

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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 […]

Umberslade Farm Park

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We have recently installed RubbaSmart, our Wet Pour safety surface, in the newly renovated Indoor Play Barn at Umberslade Farm Park. At Umberslade, young children can enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to bottle feed newborn lambs and calves. They can hold chicks, rabbits and guinea pigs and even have the chance to ride ponies! And […]

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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Pros and cons of using rubber mulch for playgrounds

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Rubber mulch is one of the most popular products available on the playground surfacing market. Made from shredded recyclable tyres, it’s a water permeable safety surface with the look of natural bark. We’ve seen our own brand of rubber mulch, JungleMulch, continue to grow in popularity over the years, due to its versatility and diverse […]

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How do I clean a rubber mulch surface?

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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 […]

Why do you install safety surfacing at different depths?

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Poured rubber safety surfaces like JungleMulch (resin bound rubber shred) and RubbaSmart (wet pour) can be installed at varying depths to suit the play equipment they are providing a surface for. If you have a higher piece of equipment, you can install a deeper depth of surface to protect against falls. The protection given by […]

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FireSmart, the Fire Retardant Play Surface

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Having successfully installed grass matting for many years to a very high standard, PlaySmart also developed FireSmart a fire retardant version of our classic EcoSmart mat. Where can I use a Fire Retardant Play Surface? Perfect for play areas using wooden equipment or in areas where vandalism is a problem, FireSmart can offer peace of […]