Playground Repair Specialists

Playground Repair Specialists

Our team can complete various types of maintenance and repairs for outdoor play equipment like slides, climbing frames, swings and trim trails, as well as any safety flooring in the area.

Play Equipment Maintenance

Play Equipment Maintenance

With any kind of outdoor recreational features, it's important to make sure they are all well looked after and maintenance properly so that they don't become damaged or dangerous.

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Play Equipment Repairs

We can carry out a range of specialist repair services for your playground equipment to ensure it’s in top condition and is safe for the kids to use.

Features like swings, slides, jungle gyms and trim trails can all be maintained by our team.

If the equipment is not repaired when damage appears it could lead to a potential injury for a child or anyone using the activity area. 

When having playground equipment installed on to your recreational space it is best to think about a selection of different factors.

We realise by positioning sports activity and play area products in schools and nurseries, this can dramatically help the psychological in addition to physical advancement of young people.

Young children are capable of boosting their problem solving skills when making use of some kinds of equipment, it's therefore necessary to plan the design effectively.

Types of Playground Repairs

Playground repairs can encompass a variety of tasks, ranging from routine maintenance to addressing more significant issues. Here are some common types of playground repairs:

Surface Repairs:

  • Resurfacing: Repairing or replacing the ground surface material, such as wetpour, mulch, or artificial turf, to ensure a safe and impact-absorbing surface.
  • Filling Holes: Patching up holes or gaps in the ground surface to prevent tripping hazards.

Structural Repairs:

  • Welding: Repairing metal components, such as swing frames or climbing structures, through welding to address cracks or breaks.
  • Wood Repairs: Fixing wooden structures by replacing damaged boards, tightening screws, or reinforcing weak areas.

Hardware Repairs:

  • Bolt and Nut Tightening: Checking and tightening bolts and nuts throughout the play area to ensure structural stability.
  • Replacing Fasteners: Replacing any missing or damaged screws, bolts, and other fasteners.

Playground Equipment Repairs:

  • Swing Repairs: Addressing issues with swings, including replacing damaged seats, chains, or hangers.
  • Slide Repairs: Fixing cracks or damage to slides and ensuring that they are securely attached to the structure.
  • Climbing Structure Repairs: Checking and repairing climbing holds, ropes, or nets on structures like jungle gyms.

Safety Surfacing Repairs:

  • Repairing Rubber or Turf Surfaces: Fixing tears, seams, or damage in rubberised or artificial turf safety surfaces.

Painting and Coating:

  • Touching up Paint: Repainting play structures to protect against rust or deterioration and to maintain a visually appealing appearance.
  • Applying Protective Coatings: Adding protective coatings to metal components to prevent corrosion.

Fencing and Boundary Repairs:

  • Fixing Perimeter Fencing: Repairing or replacing damaged fencing around the playground.
  • Securing Boundaries: Ensuring that safety barriers and boundaries are intact and properly secured.

Inspecting and Addressing Wear and Tear:

  • Routine Playground Inspections: Regular site inspections and checking all playground equipment for signs of wear and tear.
  • Addressing Wear Points: Fixing areas that experience excessive wear, such as steps on stairs or handrails.

Specialised Repairs:

  • Repairs to Electronic or Interactive Features: Addressing issues with electronic or interactive components in modern playgrounds.

Accessibility Upgrades:

  • Adding Accessibility Features: Modifying or adding features to make the playground more accessible for children with disabilities.

It's important to conduct regular inspections and address playground repairs promptly to ensure the safety and functionality of the playground.

Play Equipment Repairs Cost

The average cost of play equipment repairs is £500 - £2,000.

The cost of playground equipment repairs can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type of equipment, the extent of the damage, the materials used in the equipment, and the need for replacement parts.

Benefits of Repairing Play Equipment

Repairing play equipment offers several benefits, both in terms of safety and overall functionality. Here are some key advantages:

  • Safety Improvement: Regular playground repairs ensure that any damaged or worn-out components of play equipment are promptly addressed. This helps maintain a safe environment for children by reducing the risk of accidents and injuries. Safety is a top priority when it comes to playgrounds, and timely repairs contribute to meeting or exceeding safety standards.
  • Prolonged Lifespan: Repairing play equipment helps extend its lifespan. By addressing minor issues early on, you can prevent more significant damage that might require costly replacements. This can be particularly important for playgrounds with budget constraints, as it allows for the continued use of existing equipment.
  • Cost Savings: Repairing play equipment is often more cost-effective than replacing it entirely. Routine maintenance and timely repairs can prevent the need for major overhauls or the purchase of new equipment. Regular inspections and small-scale repairs are generally less expensive than dealing with extensive damage.
  • Continued Use and Enjoyment: Well-maintained play equipment provides a better experience for children. When equipment is in good condition, it is more enjoyable and functional, encouraging children to use and explore it safely. This contributes to the overall positive experience of visiting a playground.
  • Compliance with Standards: Regular repairs help ensure that play equipment remains in compliance with safety standards and regulations. This is crucial for liability reasons and ensures that the play area meets the necessary guidelines to provide a safe and secure environment for children.
  • Community Satisfaction: A well-maintained and safe play area contributes to community satisfaction. Parents and caregivers are more likely to appreciate and support a playground that prioritises safety and regularly addresses maintenance issues. This positive perception can lead to increased community engagement and continued support for the playground.
  • Prevention of Further Damage: Addressing playground repairs promptly can prevent minor issues from escalating into major problems. For example, fixing a loose bolt or a small crack early on can prevent further structural damage that might render the equipment unusable.
  • Environmental Impact: Repairing and maintaining existing play equipment is environmentally friendly compared to replacing it. It reduces the need for new materials, manufacturing, and transportation, thereby lowering the overall ecological footprint associated with playgrounds.

Playground Maintenance Specialists 

Whatever pieces of outdoor apparatus you choose to install, you need to ensure it is properly looked after so it doesn’t become unsafe. The playground equipment repair and playground refurbishment services we offer include cleaning, painting, replacement parts and general maintenance of the different products.

If you notice any problems or damage to your play equipment, it’s important to deal with it as quickly as possible. If any issues are not fixed, they could lead to safety hazards and a child could potentially be hurt while using the apparatus.

Installing playground equipment that enable kids to utilise their creativeness is also important in ensuring children get an opportunity to use their creative side while actively playing.

Young kids are encouraged to get involved in activity that creates healthier lifestyles while performing a play or pretending to be pirates on the seven seas.

There are various specs of outdoor games equipment available to suit unique spending budget requirements. The costs of maintenance and repair for play area surfaces, activity features and coloured sports markings can differ substantially which means that you will find something suited to every school’s requirements.

Increasing Physcial Activity 

With obesity rising worldwide, the encouragement of healthy and balanced life styles within is vital when improving the well-being of the next generation of youngsters in the United Kingdom. Through enforcing the value of this early on, it'll raise the chances of this moving forward with them to adult life.

Products such as climbing walls, physical fitness programmes, multi units, along with classic outdoor equipment for instance slides, swings and see saws increases the chances of physical activity happening .

As well as creating more healthy standards of living, they additionally boost essential skills including hand eye coordination and confidence. For example when climbing up a wall you will need good stability, co-ordination and self-confidence whilst also developing problem solving abilities.

Choosing your play area design wisely means that the children will develop these important skills simply as well as appropriately.

Once you have decided on a design, regular maintenance and safety checks are crucial for ensuring that the jungle gyms, slides, swings and other products do not become worn out and dangerous.

Our team can provide advice and professional services to help you keep your recreational space in top condition.

Weather Resistant Equipment

A timber outdoor canopy may be used as an exceptional learning space no matter what the weather, also in the summer months it may also be perfect for an outdoors educational setting. Neighbourhood clubs are also able to make use of these spaces.

If you need to get to know the various items more, we've got over 20 years in the market and can additionally summarise the various specs accessible.

If you have one of these play area features and it becomes damaged or worn out, we are able to complete refurbishments including repairs, spare parts and repainting to make them as good as new.

The recreational features offer a great way of encouraging a lively and also well-balanced lifestyle; nevertheless the flooring is also crucial in making sure of this.

Some types of recreational products necessitate a safety surface underneath the climbing apparatus.

This is to make certain that your facility is safe in case any young children have accidents and fall off. However with continuous use, the safety flooring can become damaged as well so we can complete repairs or supply DIY kits for these too.


What is the Lifespan of Playground Equipment?

Well-maintained playground equipment made from durable materials can last anywhere from 10 to 30 years or more.

The lifespan of playground equipment can vary depending on several factors, including the type of equipment, the materials used in its construction, the frequency and intensity of use, and the climate in which it is located.

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Please feel free to contact our experienced team if you’d like some advice about playground repairs that we offer or any other kinds of maintenance for your playground.

Our specialists will be happy to give you a quote for the work and offer you some more information about what we do.

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