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Tip 1

Do not install loose fill surfacing over hard surfaces such as concrete or asphalt.

Tip 2

Shredded bark mulch, wood chips, fine sand and fine gravel, are added as shock absorbing materials after assembly. If used properly these materials can absorb some of the impact of a child’s fall.

Tip 3

Shredded bark mulch, wood chips, fine sand and fine gravel, are added as shock absorbing materials after assembly. If used properly these materials can absorb some of the impact of a child’s fall.

Tip 4

Do not apply playground surfacing until after the unit is completely constructed. Playset should not be built on top of surfacing.

Tip 5

Use containment, such as digging out around the perimeter and/or lining the perimeter with landscape edging.

Tip 6

Installation of rubber tiles or poured-in-place surfaces (other than loose-fill materials) generally require a professional and are not “do-it-yourself” projects.

Tip 7

Use Playground Surfacing Materials (other than loose-fill material) which comply to the safety standard ASTM F1292 Standard Specification of Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment.