Do Swing Sets Go On Sale?

The end of summer may be a great time to buy, pricing-wise, as leftover inventory from the spring season goes on clearance. Typically, late August marks the end of the increased demand for playsets, so this can be the best time of year to buy a swing set at a discount. via

How much does a good swing set cost?

If you're thinking that backyard swing sets and play sets are thousands of dollars and therefore not doable in your space, think again—you can actually find plenty of swing sets with good reviews for under $500, and if you're willing to spend a little more for sets with more features, even more for under $1,000. via

Is wood or metal swing set better?

If you've old children, a metal swing set may not bear the load. On the other hand, wooden swing sets have a longer life span with proper maintenance than the metal swing sets. Also, wood is sturdier and rot slower than metal options. Overall, if it's for public use, a wooden type swing set will be best. via

Are backyard swing sets worth it?

Swing sets are highly beneficial to families with children, particularly in providing an area for active play that is outdoors. However, choosing a swing set that is worth its cost will depend on your family's needs, budget, space, and more. Buying or building a swing set that will get used, will be worth the cost. via

Why are all the swing sets sold out?

This new increased demand, paired with the restrictions on ships coming to port to bring material/product, created a recipe for “OUT OF STOCK” from multiple brands who make backyard playsets. So when Gorilla stopped orders or ran out of stock, most retailers were also unable to sell those products. via

When should I buy a swing set?

Around November or December. November or December is the best time to buy a swing set for many reasons. While many parents choose to buy swing sets in the summer, November and December are better times to buy them. via

What is the best brand of swing sets?

The 5 Best Swing Sets of 2021

  • Best Overall: Lifetime 10-Foot Deluxe Swing Set at Walmart.
  • Best Budget: Trekassy Swing Set at Walmart.
  • Best Splurge: Backyard Discovery Skyfort II Residential Wood Playset at Amazon.
  • Best Metal: Lifetime Monkey Bar Adventure Swing Set at Amazon.
  • Best for Small Yards:
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    Is it cheaper to build a swing set?

    When you break it down in cost, most DIY swing set kit builds are going to be cheaper than their store-bought counterparts. via

    What is the best brand of playset?

  • BEST OVERALL: Gorilla Playsets Chateau Wooden Swing Set.
  • BEST BUDGET: Swing-N-Slide PB 8360 Ranger Wooden Swing Set.
  • BEST WOODEN SWING SET: Backyard Discovery Parkway Swing Set.
  • BEST FOR SMALL YARDS: Jump Power UFO Swing Set.
  • BEST FOR BABIES: Costzon Toddler Climber and Swing Set.
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    How long do lifetime swing sets last?

    How Long Do Swing Sets Last? In general, swing sets last about 15 to 20 years. However, the life expectancy of a swing set can vary depending on the quality of the material used and the degree of craftsmanship. For example, a poorly made metal swing set will not last as long as a high-quality wooden one. via

    How long should a wooden swing set last?

    How long will my swing set last? A properly maintained pressure-treated wood play set will last at least fifteen to twenty years. A maintenance free vinyl set, however, can last at least 25-30 years or more! via

    What kind of metal are swing sets made of?

    Metal playsets are constructed from steel for long-lasting strength and durability and are available in a variety of colors. Manufacturers, including Lifetime, apply a powder-coated finish to prevent rusting and heat retention, protecting your children and making the set's beauty last over time. via

    What do you put under your backyard swing set?

  • Wood playground mulch or engineered wood fiber (EWF)
  • Rubber playground mulch.
  • Pea gravel.
  • Sand.
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    Does a swing set add value?

    From our experience, a well-built swing set or play set will absolutely add resale value to your home — and can even make your house a must-buy for the right person. Of course, lots more homeowners want to take their sets with them when they move. via

    What should I look for when buying a swing set?

    The safest playsets feature the following:

  • The frame and A-frame of the set are made with (at least) solid 4x4 beams of wood.
  • The swing beam is made up of (at least) a 4x6 solid piece of wood.
  • The wood is pre-sanded and pre-drilled.
  • The playset is constructed with recessed hardwarethat doesn't "stick out"
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