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How Much Does a Wooden Swing Set Cost?

Buying a Swing Set Q&A Wooden Swing Set

How Much Does a Wooden Swing Set Cost?

  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 Courtney, from our own home-state of Georgia, is wondering about the price of a wooden swing set and how to ensure they are making a smart (and...

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Swing Set Surface Material: What to Put Under Your Playset

Safety & Set Up Swing Set Materials

Swing Set Surface Material: What to Put Under Your Playset

  Active kids will get a scrape or two while playing on their swing set, but many accidents can be avoided with one simple step: The right surface material can prevent literally thousands of injuries from occurring. You can keep outdoor swing set play safe with this smart and easy precaution. Why do I Need Surface Material Anyway? Two factors affect the severity of a fall: the height of the fall and the surface the child contacts upon impact. Obviously the higher the fall, the more dangerous it will be. What’s less obvious is the contact surface. Certain materials absorb...

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What is the Life Expectancy of a Wooden Swing Set?

Pressure Treated Pine Safety & Set Up Swing Set Materials Wooden Swing Set

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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How Much Space Do I Need to Fit a Swing Set in My Yard?

Installation Q&A

How Much Space Do I Need to Fit a Swing Set in My Yard?

  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 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 Paul is asking about spacing in his backyard, what measurements to take and what he should look for when considering the placement of his swing set. Q: Our backyard is...

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