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Midwest Playground Tiles for Sale: Interlocking & Mats

When you’re choosing playground tiles for your project, shipping can quickly add up. At Greatmats, we have a wide selection of playground tiles that will ship quickly and at a low cost to the Midwest states.

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Low Cost Shipping and Fast Delivery to Midwest States

When you’re choosing playground tiles for your project, shipping can quickly add up. At Greatmats, we have a wide selection of playground tiles that will ship quickly and at a low cost to the Midwest states.


Choosing the Right Playground Tiles for Your Project


We’re proud to offer a great assortment of playground tiles suitable for many different situations and uses. This means you’ll have plenty of choices, but it also means that you should be able to find the product that’s just right for your project.

Consider the following factors when choosing the right playground tiles for your needs.

Indoor or Outdoor Use


Some of our playground tiles are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, but most are intended for one or the other. If you’re looking for tiles for a playroom in your home, then foam mats might be the ideal option.

Outdoor spaces will require more durable tiles that can withstand the elements. Outdoor playground tiles need to be UV stable, so they won’t degrade or fade in the sun.

It’s also important to choose playground tiles that can withstand the temperature extremes that your area sees. These tiles also need to be waterproof.

Quality outdoor playground tiles are designed to drain water away quickly, helping to prevent it from pooling on the surface. Many of these tiles allow water to flow beneath them, so it drains away and dries quickly. This can also help to prevent mold and mildew growth for a healthier playground.

Indoor playground tiles must be low odor due to limited fresh air and air circulation in more confined spaces.

Traction


Don’t forget to consider the traction that a tile provides. A good playground tile will help to maximize traction both when it’s wet and dry, helping to prevent unnecessary slips and falls.

Material


The type of material that you prefer is closely linked to whether you’ll be using the tiles outdoors or indoors. If you’re looking to buy foam tiles, then you’ll need to install them indoors only.

Rubber tiles offer increased durability. While foam is a softer surface, rubber is a better choice for outdoor use. It’s also a top choice for public playgrounds and commercial spaces that see high amounts of traffic and use.

Installation Method


Playground tiles are available with a variety of installation methods. A slide mat, for example, can be dry laid on top of existing flooring, while most tiles feature interlock designs that create secure connections.

Many outdoor tiles also require adhesive for a permanent installation. Consider the type of installation that’s best for the space you’re working with.

Safety


When you’re planning a playground, it’s always important to consider the safety of the floor that you’re installing. This is particularly true when you’re working with taller playground equipment and falls are possible.

Most of our playground tiles feature ASTM fall height ratings. Thicker tiles tend to have greater fall height ratings, meaning they can help to reduce the chances of serious injury when falls occur from greater heights. Rubber playground tiles offer more opportunities for greater fall height protection than foam tiles.

When determining the fall height rating that your playground surface needs to have, you’ll need to measure the highest equipment present on your playground. Then, choose a product with a fall height rating equal to or greater than that measurement.

Maintenance


Most playground tiles are designed to be low-maintenance. Look for tiles that can be easily swept or even blown off to keep them looking clean.

If you’re using tiles indoors, especially for a space in your home, then make sure that you can easily clean them up. Many foam tiles can be swept or even gently vacuumed for easy maintenance.

Spills can occur when kids are around, so review the cleaning instructions for the tiles to make sure that you can easily wipe up spills without the tiles becoming stained.

Save on Shipping to the Midwest States


Shipping flooring across the country can get expensive, making it hard to stay within your budget. You may also find yourself waiting longer periods of time before the flooring arrives and you can get started on your project, so you may miss important deadlines.

That’s why we’ve established warehouses throughout the country. We don’t want you to have to wait on your products, and we want to help you save money on shipping.

If you’re in the following Midwest states, then the playground tiles on this page are in a warehouse nearby and are ready to ship to you:
  • Minnesota
  • Iowa
  • Wisconsin
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • South Dakota

These playground tiles are also a great choice if you’re working on a project in the following cities:
  • St. Paul
  • Minneapolis
  • Des Moines
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Chicago
  • Aurora
  • Indianapolis
  • Fort Wayne
  • Wichita
  • Overland Park
  • Detroit
  • Grand Rapids
  • Kansas City
  • St. Louis
  • Omaha
  • Lincoln
  • Fargo
  • Bismarck
  • Columbus
  • Cleveland
  • Sioux Falls
  • Rapid City

If you’re ready to place your order or would like a shipping quote, please contact our Greatmats customer service team today. We’d be happy to answer your questions and give you any additional information you need.