When is it Time to Replace Your Old Trampoline Mat?

If you find that your mat is losing its stitching or the rings are coming off, then you must replace your trampoline mat. General wear will affect the quality of jumps and safety for you and the user. Sometimes you will find that the mat is referred to as a trampoline jumping bed or trampoline bed. Make sure that the mat is made of PermatronTM. PermatronTM is the safest material for trampoline mats in the consumer recreational trampoline market. Competitive and Olympic trampolines use a special mat that are made of extra strong fabrics. While you might be tempted to go get yourself a real Olympic trampoline, watch a video of it in action on the internet and ask yourself if you really want to be flung into the air that high. That is strictly for professionals.

When selecting your next trampoline mat, make sure to measure your old one. It is best to measure the mat with a measuring tape and to use the ring and directly opposite ring as guides. Measure starting from the edge of the trampoline mat to the opposite edge. Measure from more than one location to get accurate results. It is easiest to measure the mat when it is still attached to the trampoline. Then count the number of rings that attach to the spring. If you order with these two pieces of information, you can be more sure that you will get the correct and compatible part. If your trampoline mat gets wet, do not use the trampoline until it has been properly dried off. It is best to dry off the trampoline before the sun hits avoiding enhanced UV damage. You can keep all your trampoline parts in top shape by maintaining it well to ensure safety and fun for all users.

Stay with the basics. Pick a trampoline that follows the most common time tested functionality. Keep in mind that trampolines with enclosure poles that go through the frame cannot use universal pads and must use special pads. This can increase the cost of your ownership during the trampoline’s lifetime.

Keep in mind that you will have to replace parts on the trampoline every now and then. You must keep it well maintained to help guarantee maximum safety for the jumper. Keep your trampoline well maintained and jumpers will jump more often and safely.