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Making Maintenance Easy and Efficient

Maintenance is an important part of owning a playground and should be done regularly, usually around every 3 months. We have provided a checklist below to make your maintenance process easier. You can download a generic version of this checklist here. Or, click the “Add to My List” Button to add components to your own customized maintenance checklist

Inspection Services

PlaygroundEquipment.com offers inspection services for any playground. Complete with CPSI certifications and the necessary tools, our team members do the work so you don’t have to.

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Composite Structure

  • Welds are intact and free of cracks
  • Clamp drive screws and / or pins are secure
  • No scratched, chipped or peeling paint
  • No broken, missing, rusted or corroded parts
  • No exposed components that can be pinch or crushing points
  • Deck and Bridge enclosures are intact
  • Metal parts show no visible cracks, bending, warping, or breakage
 

Slides

  • Enclosures are intact
  • No scratched, chipped or peeling paint
  • Metal shows no cracks, bending, warping, or breakage
  • No missing bolts, nuts, screws, etc.
  • No Rust or Corrosion on slide or ladder breakage connection points
  • Plastic is not cut or curled
  • All support/ joints / anchors are intact & secure
 

Spinners & Bouncers

  • No missing bolts, nuts, screws, etc.
  • No Rust or Corrosion
  • Speed regulators are intact
  • Moving parts are well lubricated and not excessively worn
  • No exposed mechanisms, junctions of moving parts
  • No components are posing possible pinch or crush points
 

Climbers & Ladders

  • Have no sign of slipping, cracking or loose rungs
  • Rungs are intact
  • All joints are secure
  • No rust or corrosion
  • No missing rungs
  • No peeling or cracking paint
 

Swings

  • All “S” hooks are closed and not excessively worn
  • No exposed metal on swing seats
  • Rubber sleeve of tire swing is in place and not excessively worn
  • Swing Chain is not excessively worn connection points
  • Connectors and chain have free movement
  • No Rust or Corrosion on chains or seats
 

Surfacing

  • Loose fill surfacing material is not scattered
  • Unitary surfacing is not excessively worn
  • Loose fill surfacing material is adequately deep
  • Border around playground is in good condition
  • Border is not loose
  • Surfacing
* Loose Fill (Rubber mulch, Engineered Wood Fiber, etc.)
* Unitary (Poured in Place, Rubber Tiles, Artificial Turf)
 
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