I often thought about getting a wooden swing set when the kids were younger. If you live in a rainy area I imagine they are always drying out though. What's the best way to treat them to avoid that problem?
Keep it inside the roof. I think this is the only way to save it from rain..
You can treat the wood of these swing sets with any kind of wood sealant (Thompsons Water Sealer, for instance). This will not only protect the color and integrity of the wood, but keep the swing set lasting for many years to come. You will have to refinish the wood after several years.
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