Frequently Asked Questions
No. You can use any of our rubber mulch for your landscape area.
No. We also offer our Premium Shredded 3″ mulch. It looks just like normal wood mulch. This product works great for both playgrounds and landscapes.
The difference is that KinderMulch 3/4″ is a bigger size chip and contains fiber strands. Premium KinderMulch 3/8″ is smaller and contain minimal amounts of fiber. The products also differ in appearance with the 3/8″ having more of a finished, tailored look.
Yes. We have been tested for the ASTM critical fall heights and are approved.
Yes. Our products are ADA approved for wheelchair accessibility.
We are located in Joliet, IL and manufacture the rubber at our Joliet plant.
We accept cash, credit cards, checks, wires, and cash or check payments upon delivery (for local, in-state deliveries).
Our colorings are made with special water-based UV binders and pigments containing iron oxide. These colors hold up extremely well over many years of exposure to the elements. We offer a 12 year limited color warranty.
Rubber mulch is non-biodegradable.
Yes. We provide BIG discounts on bulk orders (truckload size (20 tons) order or bigger). Call us for a FREE quote.
Yes. Please fax or email a copy to our office.
We offer financing through Pay Pal Credit https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/paypal-credit. You can apply directly at paypal.com. Please call Matthew at 888.304.2718 for more information.
No. You purchase on our website. When we receive your order, we will contact you discuss any details related to delivery.
Once we have completed an order form and the product has been paid for, depending on where you live, delivery will take between 5-10 business days. We will provide you with an estimated delivery date when you place your order.
It depends on where you live and how much product you are purchasing. Call or e-mail us and be sure to include your zip code so we can send you a shipping quote.
Yes. However, you will need a truck that can handle the weight of 2,000 lbs. (more or less depending on how much you purchase). Make sure to bring bungee cords or straps to secure the super sacks (we DO NOT provide these items).
One ton will cover 77 cubic feet, or 2.5 cubic yards; a play area of 16’x15′ at a 4″ depth, or a landscape area of 22’x21′ at a 2″ depth.
The mulch comes in large super sacks that are about 6ft high and 4ft wide all the way around.
We sell rubber mulch by the full ton (2,000 lbs.), by the half ton (1,000 lbs.), and in 25 lb. bags depending on how big the order is.
Yes. You can order samples on your website here. Or you can call us and place an order for samples over the phone.
No. We use specially-formulated binders that seal and coat the mulch.
It is definitely recommended that weed barrier cloth is installed first. Although Rubber mulch is a natural weed barrier failure to install weed barrier cloth could result in weeds showing through your landscape.
Rubber mulch is safer for kids to play on and it is non-biodegradable so you will not have to replace it year after year. Rubber mulch does not absorb water and drains extremely well.