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What Choices Do You Have For Your Swing Sets for Kids Outdoors

Spring is in the air. Your kids have survived being cooped up during Winter and are itching to get outside. So, you have an idea. Wouldn’t it be great to buy a swing set for your children? You have a look around and are surprised by just how many options there are. What are some of the things you should be focusing on when looking at swing sets for kids outdoors? As with most purchases, your budget will have a large impact on your decision making. Backyard Discovery swing sets range in price from $499 to over $6,000, and obviously, the...

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From Infant Swings to Forts - Get All Your Kids Outdoors

I remember when I was a young lad, all of those summer days we spent outside playing. My family did not even buy a television until I was six, so they certainly couldn’t use it as a babysitter for me. Alas. I grew up on a very steep section where it would have been impossible to install a full swing set like you can have now. However, my parents still managed to buy a swing which perched rather precariously on our sloping back lawn. I spent many a happy day swinging out and back in again (with a magnificent view in my case)....

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How to Maintain Your Wooden Playset

You just got yourself a new playset. You’ve assembled it and are now admiring it before you let the kids loose on it. It certainly is colorful and looks appealing! However, even the best wooden playset will start to lose its brightness and vitality without maintenance. Just like your house, deck and other wooden structures, a wooden playset needs tender loving care to keep it at its best. I have already discussed the importance of locating your swing set on a soft level surface. Your set is, of course, quite heavy, so over time, it will slowly dig its way...

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