How do I clean my JungleMulch surface?

Posted by PlaySmart on December 6, 2017

PlaySmart are often asked by clients how they should clean and maintain their existing safety surfacing. JungleMulch rubber surfacing should always be a low maintenance product after a new install, however, there are things you can do to keep it looking good and extend the lifespan of your playground flooring. Cleaning rubber mulch is a great way to keep it looking fresh!

cleaning rubber mulch

As with any surface, we advise clients to inspect them regularly to check for any foreign objects and damage – when addressed quickly, these problems can be put right without growing or becoming more severe. The key thing to remember is that wet pour is water permeable, so when installed on a good free draining base, it should allow water to drain away from the surface.

Our top tips for maintaining and cleaning rubber mulch

  • Sweeping regularly to remove debris, grime and moss
  • Occasional low-pressure washing with hot water, followed by medium pressure on cold, can wash dirt through to the base and away from the surface
  • Localised issues such as oil and chewing gum should be addressed without delay being very careful to avoid further damage
  • As the surface has an open texture, grass and plant seeds can be dropped into the surface by passing birds – any that sprout can be pulled from the surface by hand before they fully take root

With our years of experience with surfacing, we can answer most questions about surfacing products and where we can’t, put you in touch with the right people. You can reach our experienced team directly on 01564 742 811. Alternatively, why not take a look at our free guide on how to choose a safety surface? The guide contains more information about maintaining and cleaning rubber mulch as well our other products. To download, please click the image below.

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