Playground DIY

4x6 Beam Span for Swing Set

How Far Can a 4×6 Beam Span for a Swing Set

A 4×6 beam span for swing sets is 8-10 feet, to be on the safe side. Most 4×6 beams are about 16 ft long, but you can get the length that meets your needs. The height of the beam will depend on the number of swings you intend to mount on it.  Using a long […]

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How to Make a Climbing Cargo Net

How to Make a Climbing Cargo Net | DIY It’s Cheap!

To make a climbing cargo net you will want to purchase high-quality materials as ½ nylon ropes cut into 10-20 strings about 30 inches long. Hang a beam between two trees and have the ropes hang down towards the ground through drilled holes in the beam. Tie knots on the vertical rope and then connect […]

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Where Should I Put My Swingset

Where Should I Put My Swingset In My Yard? 9 Swing Set Placement Tips

Follow the checklist below when selecting the ideal location for your swing set.  Most parents are under pressure from their children to buy them a swing set. However, it is hard to have a giant swing set in your backyard, especially the kind that is in fun parks. A few tips can help parents select […]

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Anchor Swing Sets To Artificial Grass

How To Anchor A Swing Set On Artificial Grass

You need ground anchors to install a swing set on artificial grass without destroying the grass’s beauty. Parents need to install ground anchors deep in the ground, assemble the swingset frame, anchor the legs to the ground anchors, and finally install the swings. Most manufacturers provide all the necessary accessories. Did you know that anchoring […]

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Hang a Swing Between Two Trees

How To Hang a Swing Between Two Trees

The easiest way to swing between two trees is by using a beam and a swing hanging kit. The kit comes with two long straps, quick links, rope, bolts, and eyeholes. You will need a tire or a swing seat for your tree swing in your backyard.   It takes more effort to hang a swing […]

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Hang A Swing From Ceiling

How To Hang A Swing From A Concrete Ceiling? | Without Damaging

You need to use a drill and wedge bolts to mount a swing on a concrete ceiling without damaging it. Also, you will need two types of drill bits for the installation to ensure that the wedge bolts fit snugly in the concrete ceiling and support the swinging motion. Did you know that hanging a […]

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Backyard Baseball Court

How Do You Build A Basketball Court In Your Backyard?

Parents can do a DIY basketball court in the backyard, and here are the simple steps for building one.  Did you know that you can build a basketball court for your child in your backyard? It can be a fun addition in the yard that everyone in a family can use to exercise or pass […]

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Paint Playsets

Can You Paint a Playset Slide? | Safe Playset Paint Guide

Yes, you can. Clean the slide with soap and water to remove any dirt before you begin painting it. You can use spray paint so that you can apply even paint coats. Let each coat of paint dry before you apply the next coat of paint. Did you know that you can paint playsets to […]

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Bounce House Not Fully Inflating

Bounce House Not Fully Inflating | 6 Best Solutions

To fix a bounce house not fully inflating make sure to check the following Bounce house not fully inflating is a common problem for parents and kids. It can be discouraging when you plan the perfect birthday party, only to have your bounce house not work properly. Inflatable Not Fully Inflating is a common problem. […]

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Add Monkey Bars

How To Add Monkey Bars To Playset?

Here are the simple steps for installing monkey bars to playsets.  You can preorder a monkey set kit and use it to add monkey bars to your child’s playset. It saves the time necessary for gathering the materials needed. Monkey bars are an excellent way to instill confidence in a child and help them build […]

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Playground Ideas

Playground Ideas For Small Backyards | DIY On A Budget

Some of the playground ideas for small backyards include swings, slides, a playhouse, toss rings, race tracks, an obstacle course, or a unique sandbox. Whatever you choose should be age-appropriate to engage a child for a while. Also, go for ideas with a pop of color, and children will find them attractive. Playgrounds are places […]

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Hang a Cargo Net

How To Hang A Climbing Cargo Net?

When hanging a cargo net, you need to attach the eyebolts to the beam and attach the beam to a ceiling or tree. Use cables to attach the cargo net to the beam and adjusts the cables so that the net drapes the ground. Install anchors on the ground to hold the net and reduce […]

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