What Is Engineered Wood Fiber Playground Mulch?
Engineered wood fiber is a type of mulch that is made of processed wood that is ground to a fibrous consistency and is free of contaminants. It is a type of loose-fill material that doesn’t produce sharp chunks, bark, or splinters like other types of mulch. It also doesn’t absorb and hold heat like rubber mulch, which can also contain toxic chemicals that are unsafe for children.
The Benefits of Engineered Wood Fiber for Playgrounds
- Accessibility: One of the biggest benefits of EWF for playgrounds is that it meets the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because it allows people with wheelchairs or crutches to safely move over them.
- Affordability: EWF playground mulch is less expensive than other types of park and playground surfacing, such as rubber and synthetic turf.
- Safety: Engineered wood fiber is much safer than hard surfaces like asphalt. As long as it meets depth requirements, it is safe for children to play on slides, monkey bars, and other playground equipment.
Appeal: EWF playground mulch provides a natural, organic look to your park or playground.
EWF Playground Mulch Delivery & Installation Services
If you’re looking to install EWF playground mulch in Indianapolis, Superior Groundcover is your best— and safest—option. Our professional crews and their blower trucks will ensure that the mulch is installed at the proper depth to cushion the falls of children and prevent injuries. This ensures that your engineered wood fiber will be ADA-compliant and meet the standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA).
Professional installation through Superior Groundcover is also much faster and less disruptive than another service or DIY method. Our staff can place the EWF playground chips exactly where they need to go and finish cleaning them up within a matter of hours. The long, pneumatic hoses of our blower trucks enable them to park in a safe location and reach the service area without trampling on landscaping or soft grass.
“Superior Groundcover provided our school with playground mulch. Their price was very fair. They did a very professional job! We will use them every time!” — Jill B.
“I have worked with Superior Groundcover for over 10 years. They have helped my company install thousands of yards of wood bark [and] mulch. They are efficient, take care of the details, and competitive in their pricing. I would highly recommend them.”—Jamin D.
“Wood mulch was put in the playground at our early childhood center, and it looks great.” — David K.
Does Superior Offer Engineered Wood Fiber for Playgrounds Near Me?
We offer EWF playground mulch in Indianapolis and other municipalities throughout the state. Superior Groundcover has one of the largest blower truck fleets in the Midwest, and our trucks are available to provide playground mulch in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.
Superior Groundcover’s Additional Services
Over the years, Superior Groundcover has expanded our services to meet the needs of Indiana residents. Our fleet is available to provide hydroseeding, green roof, stone, and sand services in metropolitan areas throughout the state. We also have slinger trucks that can provide foundation drainage, topsoil, waterproofing, and other services in northern Indiana, including South Bend and Elkhart.
Where to Buy Engineered Wood Fiber in Indianapolis
If you’ve been wondering, “Where can I find EWF playground mulch near me?” We’ve got you covered. Just reach out to our staff for a free quote and to schedule a time for delivery and installation.