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Safety Surfacing


Did you know?

•75% of all playground injuries are the result of falls

•When you invest in your playground, make sure that safety surfacing is at the top of your list
The ASTM guidelines allow up to 200 g’s to qualify as an approved safety surfacing.  This is a measure of the forces during de-acceleration

•A professional boxer hits their opponent at 50 g’s

•A concussion occurs at 100 g’s

•The ASTM allows up to 1,000 Head Injury Criteria (HIC).  This was determined back in 1960 with the data available at the time

•Some manufacturers sell product at 975 HIC and do not account for aging of the product.
The new  test data from the auto industry  indicates that children under six should not be subjected to an HIC over 570 HIC

With this in mind, we offer a great selection of surfacing to protect your kids and provide the right fall protection for your site and budget


Engineered Wood Fiber

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Engineered wood fiber is an economical playground surfacing used on nearly 3/4 of all playgrounds in the U.S. because of its high impact absorbing qualities, yet firm, slip resistant surface that, if properly installed, allows for wheelchairs and strollers to traverse across it. Less expensive products such as sand and pea gravel just aren't accessible.

Woodcarpet® by Zeager is certified by IPEMA per F1292 and F2075 standard test methods. In fact, Zeager has their own test equipment to perform testing on their surface in-the-field. That means we can test our products in all sorts of conditions (hot or cold) to make sure they perform properly.

It's not required, but we want to make sure we consistently provide a top notch product at a competitive price.

Woodcarpet® products by Zeager are backed by a comprehensive warranty program with over 10 million dollars in liability insurance. We protect you our customers and give you peace of mind. When you purchase Woodcarpet® surfacing products by Zeager we offer installation instructions to help you get the most out of your surfacing. Go to this link to read how to install and maintain your engineered wood fiber surface to meet current ADA guidelines.


Safety Tiles

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SofTile is recognized as a leader in the design and manufacture of unique, interlocking safety surfacing systems. The patented KrosLock System eliminates any potential gaps or curling. This system reduces the adhesive requirements up to 90% over competing products.

Safety tiles are an attractive and low-maintenance surfacing option. Special designs and patterns can be achieved with any number of color options. These tiles maintain long-term durability and abrasion resistance for high use.

Best Value

By offering value in the ability to create colorful playgrounds at an economical price, the SofTILE Plus Series
is ideally suited for tough, urban environments where safety, durability, and vandal-resistance are the primary surfacing considerations.

A Wider Range of Standard Colors

SofSURFACES has recently introduced three new standard colors to our PLUS Series offering including Saddle Brown, Slate Grey and Harvest Tan. The addition of an earth tone color palette adds a new element to architectural design considerations. With seven standard colors to choose from, the SofTILE PLUS Series offers the most diverse color range in the industry.

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Fall Rated Artificial Turf

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Having a lush, well–manicured lawn doesn't have to mean hefty maintenance or upkeep costs. Advances in artificial grass technology have resulted in cutting–edge, eco–friendly products that are a far cry from the "astroturf" products of the 1970s. This new breed of artificial grass is realistic, sustainable, functional, and best of all, it's virtually maintenance–free.

Here are some important reasons artificial grass is the way to go:

Artificial Grass is Low Maintenance

Finding an ideal low–maintenance natural grass option for your landscape is all but impossible. The constant watering, weeding, fertilizing, mowing, and patching of natural grass... well, there goes your weekend. Artificial grass, however, provides a waterless, low-maintenance solution without sacrificing the beauty, function or look of real grass. All that lawn equipment can stay tucked away in the garage.

Artificial Grass is Durable

While heavy foot traffic or weather may result in worn areas or bare patches in a natural grass application, artificial turf will simply not wear down. Artificial turf is designed to hold up against high–traffic areas that regularly take a beating: playgrounds, schoolyards, pet areas and sports fields, just to name a few. Plus, any reputable artificial grass product will be non–toxic and safe for pets and children.

Artificial Grass Offers Versatility

If you've been trying to grow natural grass in a harsh climate or on rough terrain, you know what a challenge it can be to maintain a lush lawn. Artificial grass products are virtually impervious to the elements, so whether you're dealing with drought conditions, muddy areas, steep slopes or hard-to-grow terrain, there's a suitable artificial grass product for just about any location. The icing on the cake? Your lawn will look great year–round.

Sustainability of Artificial Grass

Unlike traditional grass, artificial grass products use recycled and sustainable products, while using less of the earth's natural resources. Synthetic grass surfaces allow you to conserve water, while eliminating often–toxic fertilizers and pesticides. You'll also see reductions in your maintenance and lawn equipment expenses, and you can rest easy knowing you won't be releasing any harmful emissions into the atmosphere.

Appearance of Artificial Grass

Yes, artificial grass is low maintenance, durable, and sustainable, but it's also downright beautiful! After all, many golf courses are finding synthetic turf to be a functional and beautiful solution for their greens. A high–quality artificial turf product should have a soft, lush natural–grass appearance that looks great year–round. These are just a few of the many benefits of artificial grass. Just imagine a lawn that looks great year round with no weeding, mowing, fertilizing or patching!

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