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Swingsets 101 - The Swing Set Learning Center — Buying a Swing Set

Online or In-Person? The Best Way to Buy a Swing Set

Buying a Swing Set

Online or In-Person? The Best Way to Buy a Swing Set

When it comes to buying a swing set, there’s a lot to be said for making the purchase online – you can browse loads of sites, compare prices and features, and organize delivery…while still in your pajamas. But there might be even more to be said for heading into the good old brick-and-mortar store, and buying the swing set there. Let's compare our two options… Why Buy In-Person Why would you buy a swing set in-house when you can order one online? The hands-on approach has several advantages, the most obvious (and most important) one being that you don’t need...

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5 Health Benefits of Owning a Swing Set

Buying a Swing Set

5 Health Benefits of Owning a Swing Set

Swing sets are fun! But did you know that they are actually good for your health as well? If you’ve been thinking about buying a swing set, then you’ll want to check out these 5 great reasons why this will be a healthy purchase choice for you and your family. Health Benefit #1: Move It, Move It! The sad reality is that kids nowadays don’t like to “move it” at all. In fact, in our technology-crazed society, it can be hard to get kids up off the couch, let alone outside and active. A recent Centers for Disease Control and...

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What to Ask Before Buying a Swing Set Online

Buying a Swing Set

What to Ask Before Buying a Swing Set Online

With a few keystrokes, you can fulfill a child’s dream of bringing a playground home. But a swing set is not a minor purchase; you want to make sure that what you bring home is truly what you want, and that you are getting your money’s worth. Most importantly, you want to ensure the structure is safe for your little ones. The questions below will help you investigate the issues that matter, facilitate your online purchase, and provide you with peace of mind, as you enhance the capacity for outdoor play at your home. 1.  How much assembly will be...

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Purchasing a Playset: 6 Important Facts all Parents Need to Know

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Purchasing a Playset: 6 Important Facts all Parents Need to Know

If you've got playsets on your mind, no doubt your head is buzzing with models, materials, designs, and endless questions. Relax, we’ve got the answers for you. Check out the 6 top facts you need to know before purchasing your swing set. It’s the best crash course in outdoor playsets you’ll ever read! Fact #1: Not All Woods are Created Equal Which wood you choose for the construction of your playset will depend on your needs and budget. Redwood is a beautiful option with a fresh, rustic flavor. It is also extremely expensive, so this wouldn’t be your best choice...

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What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Wooden Swing Set

Buying a Swing Set

What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Wooden Swing Set

 So your kids are getting older and you want them to have the opportunities of an idyllic childhood (not to mention give them incentive to play outdoors instead of in front of all those screens). The thing is, buying a swing set for your yard isn’t quite like the purchase of any other toy. You’re investing in a structure that will provide hours of fun for your children, and quite possibly your grandchildren. But it’s a big purchase, and not only because of the expense, so you have several factors to consider as you move ahead. SAFETY Because of...

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