Swingsets come in many shapes, sizes and varieties including wooden swings, metal swingsets and plastic sets. Swingsets are undoubtedly almost as old as humans themselves, with vines in tree’s being the first, moving onto ropes and tyres hung from trees, then round wood pole sets and more recently technical developments have enabled metal tubular pole sets, blow molded plastic seats.
Wooden Swing Sets
Wooden swingsets are exceedingly popular with children and families throughout the world. Wooden swings look great in most gardens as they aren’t imposing and fit naturally into the landscape being almost totaly made of natural, and often sustained, resources. Ireland is no different with many homes having a wooden swing set to enable their babies, toddlers and children to enjoy the universal pleasure of using a swing with their friends and family.
Metal Swing Sets
Tubular Pole swing sets have been made famous by TP Products, with their TP toys swings.
plastic swing sets. Now there are also many retailers offing their own brand pole sets with varying degrees of success – remembering you often get what you pay for – with production and transport costs similar whatever you make, the quality of the components used makes a huge difference to the strength and lifespan of the metal swingsets.
If you’ve got a tree and need a swing seat, or an old swing set and need a replacement swing then the likely hood is that you’ll be looking for a plastic swing seat? They come in a selection of affordable designs, the most popular including blow molded and belt swings.