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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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Types of Safety Surfacing Every Park Needs

Playgrounds Etc.’s safety surfacing technology creates a space where children of all ages can play safely. All surfacing options are tested and are certified to meet or exceed current and evolving safety standards. You can count on Playgrounds Etc. to bring you the latest and safest surfacing options for your park or municipality. Poured-in-Place Rubber…

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 Your Local Playground Experts In Texas

One of the things we know for sure at Playgrounds Etc. is that kids love to play and that’s just as true in Texas as anywhere else in the country. Another thing we know is that, no matter where you live in the great state of Texas, we’ve got you covered! From West Texas and…

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Top Indoor Playground Equipment

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” ~ Diane Ackerman “Whoever wants to understand much must play much.” ~ Gottfried Benn Typically, when we think of playgrounds, we think parks, schools, daycare centers and the like. But great playgrounds can be found indoors, as well, and – like those outside – indoor playground equipment…

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