Monday, November 5, 2012

Tips for Buying Backyard Playground Sets

It is great that you have decided to convert your backyard in the private playground for kids. Now your next step would be to install some wonderful play sets that run high in fun factor. But you put your hand on any, here are the certain tips that you must follow.

Measure the area of location where you would be installing the play set in the backyard. By this, you would get an idea how big or small playground equipment you can buy for your kids.

Ensure that the manufacturer has designed the equipment in adherence with the guidelines defined by American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Whether you are buying a dome climber or a playhouse, make sure you are purchasing it with IPEMA certified manufacturer. It would state that only premium quality playground equipment is offered by him.

The equipment you are opting for must have necessary anchors like hinges, bars and railings installed at the requisite places. All the rough surfaces or pointy edges in the play sets should be properly covered ensuring the safety of kids.

How old are your kids? If you have toddlers, select plastic playground sets. But if you are the parent of school goers, buy wooden sets. This is considered the safest playground sets for them.

Factoring the above mentioned points would help you out in choosing the right playground sets for your backyard.

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