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Old 10-16-2009, 06:50 PM   #1
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rubber coating for paved backyard


my backyard is all paved with cement. Is there a rubber coating that I can apply to the pavement to cushion it? Like the the type of rubber material that are found on track fields. My high school had a rubber track.

Other than buying outdoor rubber floor mats, are there other rubber-products that can be used on cement floors?

I don't like the rubber mats because I'm not convinced that they won't promote mold growth (i.e. water trapped under the mats).



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Old 10-16-2009, 07:05 PM   #2
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There are rubber pavers that are quite versatile and nice. On advantage to them is that they are easy to replace if one or two get damaged somehow.


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Old 10-18-2009, 10:00 AM   #3
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Try searching for playground surfacing contractors/supplies in your area. There are rubber membranes made from ground tires that might work for you.
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I think I'd be inclined to rip most of it up if it was the entire back yard
How big of an area is this?
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