Tips for Installing a Playset in Your Yard
By: Danny Lipford
You can hire a pro to install a children’s playset in your yard, or tackle the installation yourself. Most sets have with precut parts, but the posts may have to be bought separately.
When installing a playset:
- Allow at least six feet between the playset and other objects.
- Round off any sharp edges with a router or hand plane.
- Sand any rough surfaces.
- Make sure pressure treated lumber has dried thoroughly before staining.
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