Thursday 4th of July 2019
Rubber mulch is a popular choice for many playgrounds, parks and pathways. It comes with a natural appearance, a soft surface and a durable design- that is why most are opting for rubber surfaces.
We take a look at where mulch can be used and why it’s used in these places- we have noticed that these surfaces are ideal for parks, gardens, pathways, playgrounds and even sport courts. This is because of the low maintenance required, its easy installation amongst various other factors that we list in the benefits.
If for any reason you’re considering rubber shred for your playground or garden, then read on to find out why it is our favourite choice. Our experts have an abundance of experience in fitting soft surfaces and you can fill in our form on this page, by doing so, you will offer a contact for us to get in touch. We can then discuss potential choices for you and what will be the best surface.
With its all-encompassing features, it creates the ideal surface for numerous environments including parks, playgrounds, gardens and more.
Its fast becoming popular for playgrounds and parks, in-fact, you rarely see playgrounds without rubber flooring. It is great for both settings as it offers a safety surface that reduces the risk of injury. We assess critical fall height and measure the depth, accordingly, ensuring that the padding and soft surface take out some of the fall.
In addition to being safe, it also provides a community with good condition surfaces that do not require constant maintenance. Many of the playgrounds in local areas showcase vibrant colours and graphics as additional stimulus for children- this can easily be done with rubber shred.
Don’t be fooled by its popularity in playgrounds, it is also a brilliant addition to gardens. It looks elegant and can fit into any design. You don’t necessarily need markings and bright colours.
You can also enjoy natural looking colours such as brown and green that fit into the overall theme. That way you have a sleek design that doesn’t need lots of maintenance. Use it instead of grass and mud or enjoy it as a walkway or path within your garden.
After reading the uses of rubber mulch, it’s likely that you are aware of some benefits. The most publicised advantages include the safety and lack of maintenance that is required.
Here we list some of the benefits:
It is used for playgrounds, parks and gardens. It is recycled rubber mixed with binder. We only use bonded rubber here at Soft Surfaces and that is because it is premium in design and offers a longer lasting material. It is bonded using a polyurethane binder that keeps the mixture together and is easier to install.
As you can see rubber does not lack in use, it can be utilised in a variety of environments. Mostly known for being the surface of playgrounds, due to its safety padding and shock pad- it is often assumed that it is just for parks and playgrounds.
That is untrue- rubber tarmac and rubber surfaces can be enjoyed for sports, games and even garden designs.
If you’re looking for rubber mulch to be part of your garden or walkway, then you can get in touch with our professionals. We have installed mulch on playgrounds, daily mile tracks and other natural looking surroundings. Fill in the form on this page and we will be able to call you or contact you. We will give you advice, answer your questions and help you understand the process.