Add safety with Trampoline Enslosure with Safety Nets
Jumping on a trampoline is fun for kids but it can be dangerous if right safety precautions are not taken. There are more than 100,000 injuries from use of trampolines per year, and the number is constantly on the rise. If you already have a trampoline or have decided to buy a trampoline, you must pay attention to safety of trampoline use. You'll likely not only use a trampoline for your family, but also for your neighbors as your kids will bring a hoard of friends to share trampoline with them. There are a huge selection of trampoline shapes and sizes, and varying degree of safety offered different shapes. There are a several trampoline accessories such as safety pads, mats (beds) and safety enclosures available to provide add safety to your trampoline endeavors.
The injuries from falling off from a trampoline is most severe, and therefore a protective device that will prevent your kids from falling off the trampoline should be considered first. The trampoline enclosure with safety net will protect your kids from falling off the trampoline, and hence trampoline enclosure with safety net is the best solution for your immediate protection. Safety pads and mats will also add additional safety to your trampoline use, so they should not be overlooked. Trampoline enclosures are also called bounce arenas. Trampoline enclosure with safety nets is especially important when a trampoline is located near trees, fences, a deck or any object with potential hazard. Trampoline enclosures are available on standard 10 ft, 12 ft, 14 ft and 16 ft trampolines, with most common size being 14 ft in diameter. Trampoline enclosures are available for rectangular, octagon, square and circular trampolines.
There are two types of trampoline enclosures: netting constructed inside of the trampoline padding and netting located outside of the padding. Both types will provide protection against falling from a trampoline, but the one with the netting inside the padding will also prevent injuries from falling against the padded trampoline frame. When shopping for a trampoline enclosure with safety nets, pay attention to strong netting and weight rating, and straps that will hold it firmly to the poles. Higher weight rating will provide adequate protection to heavier jumpers.
If you already purchased a Trampoline enclosure with safety nets, the enclosure and nets should be examined periodically for signs of damage. Trampoline enclosure and nets that stay outside can suffer deterioration from extensive sun explosure and weather changes. Enclosure nets, straps and poles should be examined on a monthly basis and replace deteriorated components as necessary. Most trampoline online retailers including KiddieToys offer trampoline replacement parts.
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