Buying a Used Outdoor Playset
You can often purchase a used kids playset at a fraction of the cost of buying new. As children grow up, parents find they have better uses for the yard space occupied by the playset, and so you can usually find ads in your local newspaper or online, and if you’re lucky, you might even find one for free. Keep in mind that your investment will be in the time required to dismantle, transport and reassemble the playset in your own backyard.
If you don’t have access to a truck for transport then a company like GoGetter can be called to move the play structure for you and assemble it on location.
Building Your Own Play Structure
If you would rather invest the money and time into building your own playset you have the option of:
Keep in mind that purchasing a kit will still be labor intensive, but it will take some of the guesswork out of drawing up your own plans and the actual construction. The cost of the kit will depend on how elaborate the design is, how much you plan to customize and what accessories are included.