Find Answers to Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

At Vancouver Safety Surfacing, we understand that you have options. Our professional installers and team representatives are here to help answer any questions that you may have regarding our residential safety surfacing or commercial safety surfacing. In the section below, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions. You can also fill out our convenient eform to reach a member of our team if your question is not answered in our FAQ list.

Why choose Vancouver Safety Surfacing over our competition?

We are a company that is customer driven and we believe in offering a Safe, Eco-Friendly, Durable, rubber surfacing at an Affordable price. We go above and beyond to ensure that we take your old, cracked, and unsafe surface and transform it within a day into the envy of your neighbourhood. We believe it’s the little things we do for our customers that sets us apart from our competition like: fair prices, free pressure washing, carrying liability insurance, being registered and in good standing with WorkSafe BC, and being listed with the Better Business Bureau! Every member of our team will go above and beyond to ensure that when you make that decision to spend your hard-earned dollars on beautifying your home, we will give you a job well done that you can be proud to showcase. All work done by our skilled tradespeople comes with a 5-year warranty and past customer referrals are always available for reference. Contact us today and we will show you why you should choose Vancouver Safety Surfacing for your rubber resurfacing project!

What is the range of EPDM colours offered by Vancouver Safety Surfacing?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) rubber granules chart shown below can be mixed in any combination that will accent the exterior appearance of your home.

* Natural colors may vary from the actual product when viewed on print/screen mode. Samples are available upon request. We strongly advise to sighting of actual samples before selection is made as management will not be held responsible for variation in the colors selected and the end product received.

What are some mixed colour suggestions?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) rubber granule mixes are shown below. These are only suggestions and can be adjusted to suit individual preferences.

What is EPDM rubber?

EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) rubber is rubberized safety surfacing, which is applied to indoor and outdoor substrate.

What does rubber safety surfacing consist of?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules are mixed onsite with a specially formulated binder, poured-in-place and troweled to accommodate the surface substrate.

Why do you need poured-in-place, rubber safety surfacing?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules are used on any surface that needs a permanent, non-slip, resilient surface. Vancouver Safety Surfacing creates a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing surface for any substrate.

How is Vancouver Safety Surfacing installed?

Certified and trained installers apply Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules. There are usually two installers and one mixer on site depending on the size of the installation. The rubber granules arrive in bags and the binder in buckets. It is then mixed and troweled on site to the specifications of the client.

How soon can I walk on it once it’s finished?

Our systems are usable after a 48-hour drying period in most conditions for walking on and 72 hours for driveways.

Is our rubber safety surfacing slippery when wet?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules are non-slip even when wet, just the same as the theory behind the rubber bath mat.

What substrate does Vancouver Safety Surfacing cover?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules can be installed on most solid substrates such as concrete, asphalt, pavement, vinyl decks, and wooden steps.

Can our rubber flooring be used inside and outside?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber safety surfacing is suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

How will winter affect the rubber safety surfacing?

EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) rubber has been proven to cope with the harshest environments, including the winters of Canada.

How will the summer heat affect the rubber safety surfacing?

EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) rubber has been proven to cope with the harshest environments, including the scorching heat of Mexico and the Southern United States.

Will the freeze/thaw cycle cause our rubber safety surfacing to delaminate?

Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules have undergone many tests over the years including UV stability, critical fall heights, stain resistance and fungus and bacteria growth. Each test has passed with flying colours. All Vancouver Safety Surfacing poured-in-place rubber granules have ISO 9002 certification and have been tested by the NSF (National Sanitation Foundation).

What happens to the water that drains through?

The water filters through the sub-base, and whatever direction it is sloped, the water will drain that way.

How thick is the rubber safety surfacing that is applied to the substrate?

Rubber granules are applied at a quarter inch thick.

Driveway Resurfacing

Our driveways are resilient, non-skid and virtually indestructible

Pool Deck Resurfacing

Add safety to your pool area with our slip resistant rubber resurfacing

Patio & Deck Resurfacing

Add elegance and safety to your patio or deck in less than a day

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103-20215 62 Ave

Langley, BC V3A 5E6

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Monday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Tuesday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Wednesday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Thursday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Friday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Saturday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Sunday 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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