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Playground FAQs

A complete section of frequently asked questions when it comes to installing artificial grass on playgrounds. Learn why more schools and families are opting for playground turf systems. Hear the best kid-friendly materials. 

How Much Does Playground Turf Cost?

Pricing for playground systems depends on the materials used. Typically installation runs about $10 per sq. ft. The rise in price stems from the need for a more traffic-resistant material and antibacterial infill. 

If the homeowner selects to add a padding system for a provided safety barrier, that can run anywhere between $2.5 - $5 per sq. ft. Also, we always recommend a nail-free application in areas used by children. This will typically add $2 per sq. ft. Yes, we know playground turf can get a little pricy, but who can put a price tag on their children's safety?

Does Playground Turf Have High Safety Standards?

Sure. Safety standards have strict specifications and limitations. Manufacturers design systems that meet and exceed those requirements to ensure customer satisfaction. We walk you through the entire process to help you select a solution that fits your request and meets your budget.

Is Artificial Grass Beneficial For Playgrounds?

Yes! It could be argued that artificial turf is safer than natural grass for a few reasons:

  • No Mud
    Let's face it, most kids love to get down and dirty. Installing artificial grass on playgrounds is an excellent and efficient way to remove dirt from their play area. Also, kids are known to put random stuff in their mouths. The cleanliness and lack of bugs are ideal conditions for children.
  • Easy Cleaning
    With children, come messes. Opt for artificial turf and easily hose off any light spills!
  • Added Padding
    With the soft pad installed under the surface of turf on playgrounds, the surface becomes much safer for play. 

Can I Place a Swing Set on Artificial Grass?

Yes! The weight of the swing set or playset will cause the grass to lay flat after a period of time. If you want to keep your turf in the best condition, we recommend regularly moving the playground sets or having the grass professionally brushed periodically.

Is Artificial Turf Used For Playgrounds Padded?

You can opt into a padded system. There are few variations of pads and artificial grass materials. We will be happy to recommend the best option for you depending on the area and equipment that you have in place.

How Do You Install Artificial Grass On Playgrounds?

Playgrounds require a nail-free approach, cleaner materials, and certified pads. We have tested technologies from a line of manufacturers to offer you a playground system that will fit your needs and budget - all in one place. 

Can Playground Turf Be Installed In My Backyard?

Of course. We can install it in the entire yard, or just a sectioned-out play area. Request an estimate today and get a quote today!

What's Installed Underneath Playground Turf?

Artificial turf playgrounds include a base, drain cells, and padding. Any other additions depending on your project requirements and the specifics of your space. 

Reference this list when you have concerns, and feel free to reach out with any unanswered questions! We're here to help.