Swing Set Sways When Swinging

Swing Set Sways Sidewards When Swinging | Quick Fix

To fix a swing set swaying sideways, you must first identify what could be causing it. Check for a loose connection, a bent post, or swaying poles. Once you have identified the problem area, tighten with an adjustable wrench or cut the post with a hacksaw. If you have a swing set and find that […]

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DIY Swing Set

How to Build a Wooden Swing Set | DIY Swing Set

Building a DIY swing set for your child ensures they stay entertained. You can build a simple wooden swing set with the following steps.  Swings give kids hours of fun, help them develop motor skills, and they can soothe kids with special needs. Let me take you through building a DIY swing set. What You […]

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DIY Backyard Playground

DIY Backyard Playground | How to Build Outdoor Playsets

To build the perfect backyard playground a lot of planning is needed. First, choose the location of the playset in your backyard and then shortly after preparing the ground. You then want to build the wooden slide, swing set, and sandbox. Add pea gravel to the swing set and the right play sand to the […]

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Are Metal or Wood Swing Sets Better

Are Metal or Wood Swing Sets Better? Metal vs Wooden Swing Sets

Whichever is better between metal or wood swing sets depends on what you wish to get out of a swing set. If you want something that will add to the curb appeal of your backyard, then you should go for a wood swing set. If you want something that is almost maintenance-free, a metal swing […]

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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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Benefits of Playgrounds

Benefits of Playgrounds | Importance of Playgrounds

The benefits of playgrounds include self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-control. Social skills are developed through group play. Playgrounds are safe environments that the kids can learn and play freely. More positives about playgrounds are physical activity, motor skills, and imagination. Children can take in nature without any screen distractions while engaging with their parents for quality […]

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Why is Swinging Calming?

Why is Swinging Calming? Benefits of Having a Backyard Swing

Have you ever noticed how a grumpy child can calm down when they begin swinging? The back and forth motion of a swing have a soothing effect on children. Having a backyard swing can help your little one calm down when they feel overwhelmed.  Children will enjoy the rush of going up into the air […]

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Wood Swing Set Maintenance

How to Protect and Maintain Wooden Swingsets

There are several steps you can take to keep your wooden swingset in top-notch condition. Here are activities to maintain wooden swingsets in addition to the manufacturer’s instructions.  Wooden swing sets are relatively expensive compared to other types of swing sets, and they require more maintenance to keep them in good shape. Most parents purchase […]

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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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