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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween :)

Halloween means a lot of things. Trick or treating, dressing up, scary movies and haunted houses! It also brings October to a close and welcomes the month of November. Whatever your Halloween traditions may be, stay safe and enjoy the holiday!

Today I am thrilled to bring you pictures from an install that is finishing up this week! All that is left is to put down the safety surfacing. This structure is the Skippy Squirrel Tree Fortress Play System.

If this picture has you thinking about what you would like installed, just contact our sales team and they will be happy to assist you!



Monday, October 29, 2012

Last Chance at October's Special!

As October winds down and we look forward to November we invite you to take advantage of the last few days to order the October Pick of the Month!

Lil' Alfalfa Play System
October featured the Lil' Alfalfa Play System. This structure is designed for children ages 2-5 and is perfect for smaller spaces. It is also great for larger playgrounds that would like to designate a structure for the younger children.

The Lil' Alfalfa Play System features a slide and three types of climbers. This structure also features an ADA transfer point as well! A drum is also mounted on one side to allow kids to be musical.

The structure comes standard in the colors shown, however, you can choose any colors you want!

Contact us today before the special runs out!
Sunday, October 14, 2012

Tips for Choosing Home Playground Equipment

Selecting playground equipment for the backyard is certainly not an easy task. You need to do a bit of homework to get to the right play set. Start with looking for different types of backyard play sets on internet. Here are certain things that you can consider while selecting the play sets for your backyard.

There are different types of play sets available online. To narrow down your choice, measure the size of your backyard. By this, you will get an idea what type of play sets you can place for yard. Ensure that there would be ample of space left for the kids in the yard to perform other activities after installing the play sets.

These are available in metal, wood and plastic, no matter whichever play sets you are choosing, make sure its manufacture has International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) certification. It means that he deals in offering only finest quality play sets to the customers. Note that the play set is designed as per guidelines defined by American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

To be sure of the safety of kids, ensure that the home playground equipment is installed with bar, hinges, railing and other necessary anchors. Before buying, you must check all the pointy edges or rough surfaces in the sets are properly covered.
Friday, October 5, 2012

Why to choose Recycled Playground Equipment?

Now that you have decided to make a private playground for your kids in the backyard, your next move would be selecting some nice and wonderful play sets. You can easily get various types of backyard play sets made with superior quality materials. An option is to buy recycled playground equipment.

These not only add fun to children's play but are also considered superior than regular play sets. Recycled equipment is made of large chunk of dumped plastic materials such as used plastic milk jugs, plastic water bottles and the like. The process of making building recycled play equipment needs less water, energy and other resources as compared to regular sets. Your step to buy recycled play sets would definitely help out in conserving the natural resources.

Unlike regular playground equipment made of steel, wood or metal, recycled sets inhibit the bacterial growth. These are strong & sturdy and can be used in your backyard for years on end. Compounded with permanent UV-stabilized colors, the equipment eliminate the need for staining, painting, resurfacing, stripping and waterproofing. These do not splinter, crack or rust and can easily absorb the moisture at any amount. Moreover, recycled playground equipment can be cleaned easily with little water and soap.

It has also been seen that the life expectancy of recycled sets is twice as long as regular playground equipment. Merry go round, see saw are some of the recycled equipment that you can select for your backyard.