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Swingsets 101 - The Swing Set Learning Center — Pressure Treated Pine

Pressure Treated (PT) Pine: Is it Safe for Kids & Animals?

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Pressure Treated (PT) Pine: Is it Safe for Kids & Animals?

  Many parents are considering purchasing pressure treated pine swing sets for their backyards, but this material has gotten a bad rap in the past. Let's get this straight once and for all: is this material safe for their children, pets, and the environment? The Pressure Treating Process The pressure treating process involves forcing a chemical preservative deep into the wood. The wood is then placed into a cylindrical holding tank and the tank is depressurized to remove all the air. When this is done, the tank is filled with the preservative under high pressure, which forces it deep into...

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5 Myths & Facts of Pressured Treated Wood

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5 Myths & Facts of Pressured Treated Wood

Backyard playsets are an amazing investment in your kids’ childhood. They’ll get years of boisterous fun climbing, sliding, swinging, and playing on their swing set, and you’ll make memories that will last long after the wooden playset has faded – and if you choose the right material, this won't be for many, many years. Choosing a material can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Pressure treated wood is one of the most commonly used materials for outdoor swing sets, but there’s been a lot of misconceptions built up around it. Pressure treated wood is natural wood...

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What is the Life Expectancy of a Wooden Swing Set?

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What is the Life Expectancy of a Wooden Swing Set?

  Wooden playsets are known for their durability and for the potential to add on loads of fun accessories for your family to enjoy for many years. But which wood will be the most durable? Take a look at the breakdown below: Cedar Cedar is naturally resistant to decay and damage, but cedar swing sets are generally not constructed for a long life (and many of these playsets are manufactured in China). Cedar sets come in a variety of sizes, so you must be careful which one you’re purchasing. Is the fame composed of 2x4 or 4x4 pieces of Cedar?...

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