What are the best Swing Sets? What Swing Sets do you recommend? These are two questions that if i had a nickel for every time I heard this, I would not be selling swing sets!! So it dawned on me that maybe I could write something to help answer some common questions as well as give parents some areas of focus when deciding on the best swing set. Best swing sets for you may not be the best swing set for someone else. I know when I am helping someone find that perfect swing set, I have a couple questions I ask first to get the feel for exactly what they are looking for.
What is your Budget?
First and foremost before all else… It will narrow down the selection greatly(depending on how big the range is of course.) Anyone who has looked online at swing sets knows you can spend $400 or $4000, and much more! So if the have an idea of a limit, this is a great way to start. I would not recommend looking for the cheapest swing set you can find. Just like anything else you buy: You get what you paid for. Honestly spending under $800 is really not even realistic. Yes there are plenty of models for under this price and not all are horrible, but most of them are designed terrible making installation a nightmare(believe me I install them everyday) and use inferior wood and hardware. Swing sets under the $800 tend to use 2×4’s instead of 4×4’s as main supports and posts. Floor boards will also be thinner. Swing sets are generally flimsy and otherwise not a good buy unless its for a child under 2 years of age. I recommend buying something built with 4×4’s. One that uses 4×4’s as main supports is a good indication of the overall quality of the wood and swing set in general. There are some decent models that use 2×4’s, which may suit some parents with younger kids. Again the best swing sets are what fits your criteria.
What kind of roof do you want?
May sound not that important but I find 99% of parents have a definitive preference when asked this. There are basically two options. There are wood roofs and then Vinyl or Sunbrella style canopys. A wood roof tends to be the more popular choice. Most parents just love the look of a wood roof with shingles. Many also come with a chimney or dormers atop as well. The wood roof also seem to last longer and be more durable in strong weather. Wood roofs typically will cost more then a vinyl or Sunbrella style roof. Also if you are paying for professional installation many installers charge more since they can add from 30mins-hour+ to a install.
As for the vinyl roofs, as stated they tend to be cheaper as far as the actual swing set(from $100-$300 depending on size of roof) and possibly the installation. If you remove the vinyl canopy in the winter time for storage as you should with the swings then you will absolutely get years out of it. Also replacement tarps are easy enough to find online. I personally like the look of the canopy. Also above I mentioned Sunbrella- “A fabric made of acrylic fibers with pigmentation added prior to extrusion, offered the rich look and feel of cotton, but did not fade or degrade.” Gorilla Playsets offers almost all there models with Sunbrella options in unique colors and designs. Sunbrella is also much stronger and durable then vinyl.
What kind of features do you want?
Features are what make the best swing sets for you and set them apart from model to model.
Adding different swings or attachments like monkey bars can be as important to parents as a budget. Which makes sense. Some kids love to swing- so look for a model with a glider or tire swing. Some kids are climbers- look for monkey bars or something with a big rockwall.Also many parents look for a playhouse style fort. One that has at least 2 enclosed walls, working windows, possibly a working door. Backyard Discovery carries tons of swing sets that have a playhouse style fort. Also worth noting is Gorilla’s Clubhouse line which has a enclosed bottom and Gorilla’s Treehouse line which was new to 2015 has a enclosed style top. Knowing your child’s likes or preferences will ultimately be a huge factor in finding the best swing sets for them.
These three things have helped me time and time again when helping parents and grandparents find that dream swing set/playset. Swing Set Paradise is always only a phone call or email away from any questions you may have. Also one other thing to consider may be your allotted space. So you may need to look at dimensions or even the layout of the swing set to be able to fit it in your space. Some swing sets can be changed or altered to be able to fit in different areas. Whatever the case the best swing sets are around the corner and are something that with a little time and research you can find!
Swing Set Paradise is having a week long sale to celebrate Black Friday! All Gorilla playsets will be discounted heavily! Save hundreds or dollars on the dream playset for you kids. All swing sets also have FREE shipping and almost everyone is Tax FREE! From the Cadence to the Treasure Trove II Tree House and every model in between is NOW on sale! This Swing Set Sale is not to be missed. With over 20 models to choose from and tons of roof options to boot, you will find the swingset you have been looking for at a price you couldn’t imagine. Click the picture below to go directly to the Black Friday Sale Section!
Swing Set & Playset Installation Assembly Services – NJ PA DE
Are you someone who Just purchased a swing set or playset? Or looking to purchase one and need a qualified professional to install your swing set so its safe for your kids?
Swing sets and playsets can not only be very time consuming but very complicated. The most basic swing sets will take a even handy person at least 10-15 hours! After those 10-15 hours (at least) can you bet your kids and their friends safety it was done correctly? I have finished jobs for home owners(as well as “handy men” that were hired) and have seen it all- screws sticking out, built unsquare and on unlevel ground. I have had to tell home owners that I cannot finish what they started because there were so far into it and it was built so wrong that it would be a liability for me to even attempt to make it safe…..Making a brand new swing set (this one cost $1800) worthless, a total loss.
Do not attempt to build a play set or swing set unless you are sure of your skill level and can dedicate a couple days to completely focus on it. So where do you find someone reliable and professional to assembly/install your swing set or playset?
Here at Swing Set Paradise we work side by side with professional swing set installers who have the equipment to get the job done! Covering the entire Tri-State Area (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware) and even Maryland and parts of New York they have been assembling/installing playsets and swing sets for the last decade!
This week we worked we built a Gorilla Navigator Deluxe for a special birthday boy in Chester PA. It was done in only a couple hours and done correctly by experienced professionals!
Are you someone who is moving to a new house soon and wanted to bring the family’s Swing Set or Play set to your new house? Or maybe you found the Swing Set of your dreams on Craigslist and want to add it to your backyard? One problem though how do you get it there? Many people ask the movers who are already moving there stuff over to do it. The fact is almost all say no because they do not have the tools or knowledge to take apart a swing set properly and safely put it back together on level ground. If they do happen to say yes I would reconsider it. This is something you kids and other children will be playing on! You do not want someone winging it on that type of job!
Instead here at Swing Set Paradise we work side by side with professional swing set installers who have the equipment to get the job done! Covering the entire Tri-State Area (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware) and even Maryland and parts of New York they have been relocating playsets and swing sets for the last decade!
With the end of summer here Swing Set Paradise wanted to finish the season with a once in a lifetime offers of 4 of Gorillas Ultimate Playsets- The Treasure Trove I & II as well as the Great Skye I & II! These two sets are every child’s dream(maybe even some adults!). If you were considering any of these swing sets now is the time to get it, these prices will not last and are for a short time only! Both the Treasure Trove I & II and Great Skye I & II have a massive fort with a 5′ high deck on the front leading into a even higher 7′ deck on back! All have a spiral slide off the 7′ section and a 10ft. Wiki Wave Slide off a 5′ deck. With the Treasure Trove II & Great Skye II you have the addition of a 14′ Commercial Grade Scoop Slide off the 7′ section. All for of these sets have tons of roof options from Vinyl Tarp, Sunbrella Tarp(tons of colors), Wood Roof with chimney and dormers, and the new TreeHouse addition to the family. See below for just some of the features!!!!
Since our prices are so low we are asked not to list them! So feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org for a price. Please email what model and roof type you would like for a quote!
Dimensions: 19’W x 19’D x 13’H
Wiki Wave Slide™
Radical Ride 7’ Tube Slide
Rock Wall with Climbing Rope
Safe Entry Ladder
Deluxe Rope Ladder
Tandem Swing designed for 1 or 2 riders
Built-In Picnic Table
Jumbo Play Binoculars
Deluxe Green Vinyl Canopies covering Platforms
2 Play Platforms: 5’ High Platform: 4’ x 6’; 7’ High Platform: 2.5’ x 6’
For the Do-Yourselfers! Plan-It-Play brings you a whole line of Swing Set & Playset kits!
The Plan-it-Play Frontier is the newest addition to the Plan-it Play family of kits. This massive playset features two levels, one at 5 feet and the upper at 7 feet. The lower deck is 4ft. x 6ft. wide and the upper is 6ft. x 6ft. wide with 7ft. of head clearance. The playset is easy to modify and fit almost any slide combination. All of which are available through Swing Set Paradise. Plan-It-Play’s patented two-piece swingbeam bracketing system makes installation quick and easy. Compatible with all Plan-it Play add-on kits (rockwall, monkey bars, etc.). Comes with instructions for easy assembly and includes directions for all add on’s (slide, no slide, swing beam with or without, picnic table, benches, ect.)
*Lumber is NOT included. Approximate lumber cost $500.
*Slide Not Included.(See Product Specification for slide details & images.)
Swing Set Paradise is the leading online retailer in Custom Tarps for playsets and siwngsets. That is because you order them custom to fit your swing set. With tons of colors, graphics, and materials to choose from its really no wonder. Whether replacing a old tarp or looking to add some color to your playset, Swing Set Paradise has you covered! Choose from tons or colors, stripes, and graphics such as a variety of camouflage colors, cheetah print, flowers, dinosaurs, pirates, and soo much more! There truly unique and awesome! Made from thick 15 ounce vinyl or from a high quality super durable Sunbrella available in rich colors and best of all you choose your attachment method- Grommets or Snaps for easy removal and installation! Come see for yourself! http://www.swingsetparadise.com/swing-tarps-canopys-c-2_39.html#showlisting
All NEW for 2015 introducing Lifetime’s Climb and Slide Metal Playset! Lifetime has combined American made high-quality materials they are known for and constructed a swing set at a super affordable price. The Climb and Slide features a 3 position swing beam ( 2 Belt swings & 1 Trapeze Bar) on the left side and a fort on the right. On the front of the fort a 8 ft. Wave Slide, off the back a 4 rung ladder for easy access, and on the right side is a rock wall. Lifetimes metal swing sets are weather resistant and will not not warp, rot, crack, or splinter like wooden playsets and are virtually maintenance FREE, that means no staining every other year like you would on a wooden playset. Now that is a feature I know Dad will love! Comes in Earth tone colorway (Green/Tan/Brown) and just as any other swing set on Swing Set Paradise it is FREE to ship and at the lowest price you will find anywhere.
Swing Set Paradise takes pride in offering the top Trampoline company’s in the world at a price hard to beat! We offer JumpSports amazing line of circle and rectangle trampolines in all sizes and a ton of accessories to keep your kids bouncing for joy the entire summer!
JumpSport Staged Bounce 10 x 17 Rectangular Trampoline is ideally suited for situations where space is at a premium. Its narrow profile makes it a good choice for side yard installations. The rectangular shape is preferred by some gymnasts to simulate their training environment. Either way the sturdy design of the Staged Bounce Rectangular Trampoline will provide tons of fun with the safety Jump Sport is known for!
The Gorilla Chateau Tree house Playset is a variation of the classic Chateau II. Tree house variation adds a nice wood roof with a chimney & two dormers, as well as working windows! Available in All cedar or with Timbershield (TS). Timber shield is a thick, green polyethylene casing that shields the wood from weather, making the wood virtually maintenance free!