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PEM Surfaces - Building beautiful, functional playground surfaces that absorb shock and protect children is our business.

PEM Surfaces - Building beautiful, functional playground surfaces that absorb shock and protect children is our business.
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    • ==== ====PEM Surfaces - Building beautiful, functional playground surfaces that absorb shock and protectchildren is our business.http://www.pemsurface.com/playgrounds.html==== ====The best types of playgrounds are those that provide your children with sanitary and safe playingconditions. Not many years ago, playground surfaces were limited to bark and pebbles. But today,there are many more options far more superior to bark. These options fall under one of twocategories, loose fill or unitary. A loose fill playground requires a barrier of types to hold onto withinthe play areas. A unitary is a platform or solid form that is similar to a tennis court or a driveway.These do not call for containment support.1. Rubber Mats - A Unitary Surface: Rubber mats are made from post consumer materials andthey work as shock absorbers on the feet. There are many options when it comes to the design ofrubber mats. You can get the edges flush, beveled, or artistically framed for support. The featuresinclude:* The ability to be waterproof.* Slip resistant abilities.* Many color options and solid versus patterned applications.* The advantage of being rolling resistance for easy wheel chair access.* The absence of loose materials which could cause injuries through throwing, kicking, ordisplacement.* The best height safety ratings, 4 foot to 8 foot.2. Rubber Mulch - A Loose Fill Surface: This material is also made from post consumer products.IT is either chopped up or shredded to create the same consistency of wood as it undergoesseveral mold resistant and color coating treatments. The features of rubber mulch include:* Various color options.* Delivery in bags for convenience.* Its abilities to keep moisture away from the play ground area.* A four foot to twelve foot height safety ratings.3. Poured Rubber - A Unitary Surface: This is a two-layered material made with a recycled rubbermat base and a rubber and polyurethane surface layer. Like concrete, it is poured on site. Thefeatures include:* Slip resistant abilities.* Wheel chair friendliness.* Pouring qualities with lawn configuration abilities* No loose parts.
    • 4. Turf Top - Unitary Surfaces: This provides both the longevity of artificial turf and the look ofnatural grass. Its installed with an initial rubber matting and available in many different weightsand densities. The best features about this is:* Green or black colored options.* Six to eight foot safety ratings.* More affordable than rubber variations.When it comes to a safe and affordable playground, these four options are your best bet. Buildinga play area in our personal outdoor living space is a fantastic idea for two reasons. One, you canrelax Patio Dining Set without having to entertain your kids or worry about their safety becausethey will be in your sight. And two, it will give your children an excuse to stay home for once asopposed to going to the neighborhood park which could be quite dangerous for a solo child.Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Autumn_L_Rose==== ====PEM Surfaces - Building beautiful, functional playground surfaces that absorb shock and protectchildren is our business.http://www.pemsurface.com/playgrounds.html==== ====