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5 Ways to Easily Repair Playground Equipment

Keep Your Outdoor Playground in Tip-top Shape Year-round Winter is a time of month each year that children naturally play more inside. This is the perfect time for you to perform regular maintenance and conduct maintenance inspections on your outdoor playgrounds and other outdoor recreational equipment. To help you keep your playground in perfect working…

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Playgrounds Etc, An American Playground Company

Proudly Made in the USA With all of the demands to move manufacturing overseas, we continue to partner with American companies that keep their manufacturing right here in the USA and provide a quality product to our customers at the right price. Our main manufacturer is located just a few states over from us in…

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Create an Elevated Playground Experience

The Hillander School Wanted More than a New Playground With a 20+-year-old playground on their grounds, Hillander School, located in Midland, Texas, was in need of an updated playground for their students. Hillander School is a non-profit coeducational school that educates children from pre-k through 6th grade. Their purpose is to educate students to their…

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All About Commercial Playground Installations

Why it’s Important to Hire a Professional Playground Installation Team So you’ve made the decision to invest in a new or upgraded playground for your park, school, church, child care center, or HOA. How do you plan on installing your new playground equipment? There are many options when it comes to your commercial playground installation….

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Avoid These Playground Planning Mistakes

There is a lot to take in when planning a playground whether it’s for a school, park, church, or child care facility. Playgrounds add tremendous value to communities by providing a place for children to play and community connections to grow. That’s why it’s important to avoid playground planning mistakes when creating a playground for…

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Why Encouraging Inclusive Play in Your Park is Important

Why Encouraging Inclusive Play in Your Park is Important No child is alike and children are just as diverse as the communities where they live. So it only makes sense to create public playground environments that meet the needs of the children in your community. The design consultants at Playgrounds Etc works with communities every…

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Free Playground Planning Resources You Need in 2021

When it comes to playground planning, to make sure you accomplish your goals it’s best to stick to the basics and you’ll get it right every time. To stick with the basics, you need some resources to get you there. From determining what your playground equipment needs are to safety regulations, take a few minutes…

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Fun In The Sun Is Great, But Gimme Shelter, Too!

Depending on where you live in the great state of Texas, you have more than your share of sunlight. In fact, the state average is 2850 total hours of sunlight each year and 135 clear days. But the range of total sunlight and clear days goes from over 290 sunny days in El Paso down…

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Consider These 4 Types of Playground Shade

Have you ever taken your kids or your class to the playground and can’t help but notice how bright the sun shines and undoubtedly you heat up? Imagine how the children feel playing under direct sunlight, and how the sun affects the wear and tear of the commercial playground equipment. The Texas sun and heat…

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4 Recent Playground Installations Across Texas

One Hope Church, Longview, TX Quick Ship Playground Equipment Our friends at One Hope Church needed a playground in a hurry! Thankfully, we have a quick ship playground program. The church leaders needed a playground that would work well for their Mother’s Day Out program, as well as children to play on before and after…

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