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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 have some ideas for YOU! 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. Keep reading to learn more!

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 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. Are you interested in a fast, friendly, and professional team of junk removers to assist you in your swing set removal? Then look no further than Fire Dawgs Junk Removal! But why choose Fire Dawgs? Keep reading below to learn more!

Fire Dawgs Junk Removal

How Can Fire Dawgs Help You Get Rid of Your Old Wooden Swing Set?

Fire Dawgs Junk Removal is a locally owned company on a mission to help you get your space back! We are firefighter founded and veteran owned! We can handle any job from shed removals to entire cleanouts — and even simple curbside junk pick-up. Our crews take on the tough jobs that the other guys won’t and get “IT” done! We charge base on the amount of volume your items take up in our 16-cubic yard mini dump trucks. Included in your total cost is all the labor, transportation, and disposal fees! But the best part about choosing Fire Dawgs Junk Removal? We also reuse, recycle, or donate over 60% of the items we haul away! Helping you go green in your junk hauling service!

But what services does Fire Dawgs Junk Removal offer to our customers? Here is list of our most popular services:

For a full list of all the services we offer, click here. Keep reading to learn how to get a price on your next junk hauling service with Fire Dawgs Junk Removal!


Looking for a price on your play-set removal? Give our friendly, knowledgeable customer service team a call at 800-211-DAWG today to get a quote on your swing set removal service! Unable to reach us? Not a problem! Contact us online here and we will reach out to you. Have any videos or pictures of your swing set to be removed? Text them to us at 317-597-4744 to receive a fast and easy electronic quote!

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