Which product is best for my project?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Environmentally friendly play 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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JungleMulch for all Weathers

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JungleMulch – The perfect all weather playground surface PlaySmart are often asked what the best playground flooring is to deal with the downsides of the British weather. JungleMulch is an ideal surfacing solution avoiding muddy feet while giving clean access in wet weather for wheelchairs or buggies. As a safety surface, it also complies with […]

What is the Alternative to Natural Bark Surfacing?

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PlaySmart are increasingly finding that clients who once had loose bark on their playgrounds are looking to JungleMulch as an alternative natural looking surface. Why is JungleMulch a good alternative to natural bark surfacing for playgrounds? A recycled rubber mulch, JungleMulch has the look of real bark but is available in a range of natural […]

How do I stop the grass wearing on the mounds in our play area?

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PlaySmart are often asked by clients how you can prevent grass and soil from eroding on mounds in parks and play areas. If you want to keep the natural look of grass, rather than installing a more permanent solution like JungleMulch to your banks and sloping areas, a great solution is to use grass mats. […]