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13 Aug, 2018

DIY Swing Sets vs. Factory Made: What’s better?

 For many parents, building a swing set for their kids is seen as a suburban rite of passage. Whether that’s building a complex tree house with a built-in slide, climbing wall, swing, and monkey bars, or a simple swing, directly creating something for your kids provides an immense sense of satisfaction. However, building, or even just personally assembling a...

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06 Aug, 2018

Keeping Your Kids Interested in Active Play

 Young kids are boundless bundles of energy, and love to run, climb, swing, and move as much as possible. As they reach a slightly older age, however, screens begin to take over their lives. Once they reach school age, it can be very difficult to peel your kids off of tablets and phones long enough to get much real...

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03 Aug, 2018

Creating the perfect swing set for multiple kids

 Picking out the right a swing set for your backyard might sound simple at first, but there are a lot of things to consider, especially for larger families. Getting kids to share and to play together politely and safely is can seem impossible, even when there are no swings, climbing walls, or slides involved. Before that even becomes an...

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18 Jul, 2018

Make your Swing Set Safer with Child Friendly Maintenance

Your backyard swing set can seem like endless fun for your kids, but it’s also endless work for parents. Swing sets require regular maintenance to prevent deterioration from water damage, cold, and insects, and even the sun. To do that, wooden components need to be regularly stained and sealed or painted. Not only does irregular maintenance reduce the life of...

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14 Jul, 2018

3 Things Watch out for in Hot Weather

 For many kids, summer is the most active time of the year. Summer vacation and warm sunny weather makes it easy to spend hours every day outside. Unfortunately, beautiful weather can also bring a false sense of security with it. Keeping kids safe is a full-time endeavor for parents, even when everything seems perfect. While sunny weather isn’t explicitly...

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