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Garden Swing: Entertainment and Decor

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Use functional decor in your garden. These accessories not only embellish your garden, but also help to solve some problems. For example, a garden swing is one of the most popular entertainment in the courtyard of a country house. Such swings can be used as a bench or a swing. Moreover, they are the perfect decoration for the garden.

Garden Swing: Entertainment and Decor in Your Garden

Garden swings

Garden swings

Swings in the garden decor

Unlike conventional hammocks, garden swings are convenient and practical. You can usen them as a good couch, without fearing that they will turn over . But such swing is harder in manufacture and therefore more expensive than a hammock. But the charm of this garden decor element is difficult to overestimate. Decorative garden swings never remain unclaimed, starting on any day in a country house and ending with family holidays and noisy partying in the backyard. Adults and children love them. Therefore, if you decided to invest in this accessory, you will never regret.

Manufactured or handmade swing

If you are a “handyman”, then you can make a swing by yourself.  Most of them is quite simple and the materials are available. But here it is necessary to pay attention to two really important factors: safety and aesthetics.

If you decide to make a garden swing with your hands, keep in mind that they must withstand quite a lot of weight in static and rocking position. And, of course, the aesthetic aspect is very important: the product should look really nice, because it will decorate your garden. Therefore, in many cases it is easier to buy a garden swing: so you will be assured of their reliability, decorative properties and save a lot of free time.

Garden swings

Garden swings

Installation of swing

We advise you to pre-select the location of the swing, whether you do it yourself or find out where to buy it at a good price. This is necessary to ensure that the installation was at the proper level, and the swing was located precisely, where it is most convenient.

If you bought a swing for children, it is set in a conspicuous place near the house so that the children were always supervised. If the garden swing (folding, standard or even forged) is required for active recreation for adults, place them not far away from the gazebos, patio, barbecue. Iif you purchased a swing for the elderly people, the most correct way will be to put them in the garden, in the shade of trees, but close to home.

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  1. T
    August 26, 2014 at 2:16 am

    Where can I purchase or find an how-to for the metal swings featured above?

  2. jan
    February 28, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    where can I find the metal swings featured above?
    Thank you