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PlaygroundEquipment Blog
Monday, November 26, 2012

How to Install the Playground Equipment?

Your job does not end with purchasing different play sets for your backyard. To make sure, these provide unlimited fun to your kids and last long, you need to install them in the right place. We are here with certain tips that you can follow while locating the play sets in the yard.

You must leave 6-foot fall zone in all directions of the play set. It is essential to keep the space around the equipment free of any kind of obstacle including fences, bushes or hard surface that may result in the injury to children. Check that no sharp object like branch or stake is present near to the backyard playground equipment.

Do not leave equipment wobbling in the playground. Use requisite tools to make it stand firmly on the ground. In addition to this, you can also install non-skid strips at the places, which has a better grip on the equipment. Moreover, add bumper pads to cover and cushion the edgy corners of the play sets.

It has been seen that most of the kids' injuries are due to fall from the equipment in the playgrounds. To avoid such a situation in your backyard, you must cover the surface with recycled rubber mulch.

Remember, play sets get degraded after a course of time. Therefore, it is your responsibility to thoroughly inspect the playground equipment installed in the yard after regular time interval. In case you locate any defect, immediately task action to repair or replace the play set.

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