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Playsafer® Rubber Mulch

Dyed/painted Black

Pallet Size
  • 12 year color guarantee!
  • ASTM F-3012 certified
  • It will not blow away or wash away in storms
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  • 12 year color guarantee!
  • ASTM F-3012 certified
  • It will not blow away or wash away in storms
  • Reduces bug and rodent infestation and does not attract ants
  • Will not decompose or compress
  • Weather-friendly, never freezes
  • Always dry and ready to play almost immediately after even the heaviest rain
  • Rainproof, does not retain moisture, slipperiness or dirt
  • Our Black Rubber Mulch is 99.9% steel free
  • Delivery curbside on a pallet with "easy to handle" 40 pound bags
  • Size of nuggets is a mixture of 1/2"-5/8" rubber granules and chunks

Area of Basic Shapes

Area of a Square or Rectangle:

Formula: Area = Length x Width
Length = 20'
Width = 10'
Area = 10 x 20
Area = 200 sq. ft.

Area of a Right Triangle

Formula: Area = 1/2 (base x height)
Base= 10'
Height = 10"
Area= 1/2 x (10 x 10)
Area = 50 sq. ft.

Area of a Circle:

Formula: Area = π r² (pi x radius squared)
π= 3.141
r = 10'

Area= 3.141 x 10 x 10
Area = 314.1 sq. ft.

Area of an Irregular Shape


Section the irregular area into basic shapes. Calculate the area of each basic shape and add the areas for each together.
Rectangle: 50' by 40'
    Area = 50 x 40 = 2,000 sq.ft.
Circle: radius = 41 '
    Area = 3.14 x 41 x 41 = 5,278 sq.ft.
Triangle A = 20' by 20'
     Area = 1/2 x (39 x 5) = 200 sq.ft.
Triangle B = 10' by 39'
     Area = 1/2 x (39 x 5) = 97.5 sq.ft.
Total Area = 7,575.5 sq.ft.


Ask a Question
  • What size are the rubber pieces?

    They are about 1/2" - 5/8"

  • Does the mulch get hot in hot weather?

    Rubber mulch heats regularly in the sun, it does not get too hot or uncomfortable.

  • What happens after 12-years? Do you have to clean it up and redo? I mean it doesn’t decompose right?

    You can always add more to touch up, or you can redo it. It will not decompose.

  • Where are you shopping from?

    We are located in NJ.

  • is this material safe for kids and pets?

    Yes! Rubber mulch is one of the safest surfaces out there for kids to run and play on, and your pets will love it to!

  • Will rubber mulch kill my plants?

    Rubber mulch is great for plants, check our our blog posts!

  • If I were to purchase the 50 bags but 2 different colors could I get the $699 price? 25 one color 25 another

    There would be a $25 color changing fee.

  • Our son did a huge garden at our local park for his Eagle Scout project. The weeds take over every year. We weed and mulch, but have little success due to being in the middle of a field. We’re wondering if rubber mulch would be a good solution to control weeds and would we need to remove the mulch that is there or just go over top? There was landscape fabric below it, but it seems of little benefit.

    Hi. When installing rubber mulch, I would recommend removing all the existing mulch and fabric, and to start fresh.

  • What prep is required for applying the rubber mulch? How deep does the mulch have to be?

    Hi! We recommend first laying down a fabric roll, and then spreading out the mulch on top.
    For landscaping we recommend a 2'' depth, and for residential playgrounds a 3'' depth.

  • Will the dye rub off on bare feet or clothes?

    No, Playsafer rubber mulch only uses high quality dye and will not rub off onto hands, feet or clothing.

  • Will this mulch alone control weeds or do you need to put weed barrier fabric down first?

    Hi, we always recommend laying down a fabric roll first.

  • does it smell? how long will it last? Is black too hot to put around plants?

    Hi, rubber mulch has no long lasting smell. It will last for 12 years, and its always safe to put around plants and won't harm them in anny way!

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