How to choose a backyard play set for your child

Backyard playsets can be pricey, but they are a long-term investment that your child can use for many years. (istockphoto.com)
Backyard playsets can be pricey, but they are a long-term investment that your child can use for many years. (istockphoto.com)

The sunny highs in the 60s over the weekend reminded us that, after a very long winter, spring is finally on its way (except for the matter of this little cold snap we’re having now). The longer days and higher temperatures mean more time for outside play.

If you’re thinking about adding a play area to your yard this year, check out our Handy Guide to backyard playsets. It includes information on what to look for and how to safely install the set in your yard. Playsets can be pricey, but they are a long-term investment. Ours is still in good shape and getting plenty of use after eight years. There aren’t too many toys I can say that about.

 

 

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