The importance of having a level surface for any climbing frame is about safety, they are designed for level surfaces this doesn’t mean like the centre court at Wimbledon or having to build a base for a wooden playhouse. However, children’s playhouses, climbing frame forts and swing beams need level surfaces. You can cut in and level fort and swing beam, these must be level. This ensures that the swings are safe to use both from knocking on other swings, the fort or a frame.
Levelling Lumps, Bumps & Hollows
Levelling small imperfections such as lumps, bumps or hollows in the lawn is a relatively simple process if you have the right tools.
Remember, these only need attention if they will be in the way of the main structure or affect safety of play.
Read on for our recommended tools, and an illustrated how-to guide on fixing lumps, bumps or dips.
Time needed: 30 minutes.
How to level small lumps, bumps or dips in your lawn ready for your climbing frame
Multi-Level or Sloped Gardens
We’re afraid that if you have a garden with multiple levels or if you have a significant slope in your garden it will take more time to level for your play equipment. In this instance we’d recommend you speak with a landscaper because you may need sleeper or retaining walls to ensure the surface is level and secure.