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Swingsets 101 - The Swing Set Learning Center — Installation

Safe, Stable & Secure: How to Choose Where to Place your Playset

Installation Safety & Set Up Swing Set Safety

Safe, Stable & Secure: How to Choose Where to Place your Playset

Buying a swing set guarantees hours of entertainment for your family for years to come. Before you head to the store though, you’ll want to know where you’re going to put this mammoth piece of playground equipment. After all, you don’t want to have to move this baby once it’s been placed! So where is the best place to put your swing set? Read on to learn all about it. Putting Your Swing Set in Its Place There are several factors that will help you determine the most suitable installation area for your swing set. These include: 1. Convenience Remember...

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Do I Need to Assemble the Swing Set?

Installation Q&A

Do I Need to Assemble the Swing Set?

This Q&A is the latest in a blog series featuring questions submitted by some of the parents (and even grandparents) who reach out to us on a daily basis. We've started documenting our answers and the subsequent conversations for the sake of you and other parents out there who might be asking the same questions about choosing, buying, setting up, maintaining, and enjoying a wooden swing set for their family.For today's Q&A, Maria Gibson, mother of 4, asks whether she needs to assemble the swing set herself. Question: Do I need to assemble the swing set? - Maria Gibson, Mother...

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How to Configure Your Backyard for a New Playset

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How to Configure Your Backyard for a New Playset

Choosing the right playground equipment for your family can be a time consuming decision. And that is only fitting, given the number of hours of enjoyment your children – and perhaps even your grandchildren – will experience on your new set. But sometimes, deciding where your swing set will fit in your yard can be an even larger task! Putting that playset in the wrong place could literally ruin the experience of playing on an otherwise awesome swing set. Paying attention to the specific footprint and capacity of the yard where you’ll set up the playset is critical. Things to...

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Will I Need to Assemble My Swing Set?

Installation Q&A

Will I Need to Assemble My Swing Set?

  This Q&A is the latest in a blog series featuring questions submitted by some of the parents (and even grandparents) who reach out to us on a daily basis. We've started documenting our answers and the subsequent conversations for the sake of you and other parents out there who might be asking the same questions about choosing, buying, setting up, maintaining, and enjoying a wooden swing set for their family. For today's Q&A Jo, from Greenville, SC is wondering if they will need to assemble the swing set themselves or if it comes partly pre-assembled. Q: Can you tell me...

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What Goes Into Building a Wooden Swing Set?

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What Goes Into Building a Wooden Swing Set?

  Building a wooden swing set can be complicated. Many online sets come with hundreds (if not more!) of pieces that you need to somehow piece together in a way that makes sense without the whole thing toppling over. And then there’s the drilling -- and the drilling mistakes that ruin the wood -- and the finding of all the right bolts and nuts and screws and nails and getting them to stay tight and in the right spots. If you don’t hire someone to build this complicated set for you (and pay them an arm and a leg), you’ll...

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