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What to Do with an Old Wooden Swing Set

Sep 14, 2018 | Blog, Tips and How Tos

Are you wondering What to Do with an Old Wooden Swing Set? We some ideas! There’s inevitably a time when the kids stop using that old swing set in the backyard. And, usually, it ends up becoming an eyesore. Whether you’re looking to get rid of your old swing set completely, or you want to repurpose it, here are some ideas. Also, feel free to comment with you own ideas for What to Do with an Old Wooden Swing Set.

What to Do with an Old Wooden Swing Set

What to Do with an Old Wooden Swing Set

Repurpose It! 

We are all about repurpose items that have seen better days, including swing sets. People on Pinterest have some pretty amazing ideas for old wooden play sets. If you search there, you’ll find people making bean trellises, plant hangers, and chicken coops out of old swing sets. Here’s our favorite chicken coop we found. It’s from Sustainable Spork.

Be sure to visit the Sustainable Spork website, as they share the steps for how they created this amazing coop.

Original Repurposed Chicken Coop Made By Sustainable Spork

Refinish It!

This option is for those who still have kids or family member who want to play on the swing set. Wooden swing sets definitely start to look drab and worn down, even after just a year or two. If yours is becoming an eyesore, there are ways to liven it up.

You may need to pressure wash it first before your restain it or paint it. Furthermore, giving your play set a new coat of paint or stain will make it last longer. Once again, if you check out Pinterest, you will find SO MANY amazing ideas for refinishing your old wooden swing set. 

Check out what Chelsi Allen did with her old play set over at May Me and Mom. 

Honestly, this Spring Home Tour of the Play House might be the cutest thing ever!

Play Set by Chelsi Allen at May Me and Mom

Get Rid of It! 

When repurposing or refinishing doesn’t make sense for you or your family, it’s time to get rid of the swing set. Luckily, there are some options for good swing set removal. First, you may want to check out a local junk removal company, like Fire Dawgs. A professional junk removal company will quickly and efficiently dismantle and haul away your old wooden or metal  swing set. This definitely saves you time, energy, stress, and hassle.

Furthermore, a professional junk removal company can donate the swing set or it’s usable parts on your behalf. At Fire Dawgs, we remove play sets and swing sets for our customers all the time. If you are in the Indianapolis area and need a free estimate, just give us a call. Or, you can always Contact Us online anytime.

We hope we’ve given you some ideas for What to Do with an Old Wooden Swing Set. Feel free to comment with your ideas below!

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