Backyard Playset Tips: Weed Block, Borders & Mulch

Your backyard play area can look like a picture catalog with some simple steps

Many parents and homeowners want to make their backyard playset look like an official playground, with borders, mulch and all the fixings. You can too! With so many types of playground surfacing products available, we thought this might be a good place for you to start considering options.

Fill for play area

There are generally three traditional fill options for your playground: rubber mulch, wood mulch and sand. Of ...

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DIY Playsets, Play Houses, Swing Sets and Playgrounds

Everything you need to know about installing one in your backyard

Any parent would love for their own backyard to be their kids’ favorite place to play. For this reason, backyard playsets, play houses, swing sets and playgrounds are becoming more and more popular. They are available online and at most major retailers (Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes and Costco to name a few). And many units are available for a few hundred bucks – not the thousand or so bucks you ...

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AssemblyReview: Mount Forest Lodge playset by Cedar Summit

For a flat rate of $450 plus tax, Assemblymen will come to your location anywhere in our service area, unpack, inventory, and assemble this item. Automatically save 10% when you begin scheduling your appointment using this quick and easy online form!

For the “average consumer”:

Difficulty of assembly: Difficult
Duration of assembly: Approximately 15 hours
Persons required: 2
Special tools needed: No
Prep required: Yes. In summary, (1) ...

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Why Hire a Professional Assembler?

All “assembly required” or “ready-to-assemble” products — whether IKEA furniture, office furniture, playsets, exercise equipment, toys, or anything else — are designed to be assembled by the average consumer, right?

Well that might be the case technically, yes.

But in actuality, there are many products that are so complex and/or time consuming to assemble; a consumer might make a costly (possibly dangerous) mistake or error while assembling it.

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Assembling Your Swedish Furniture

Swedish Furniture: We Assemble A Lot of It!

 

Swedish furniture is available around the world, due mostly to stores like IKEA. Swedish furniture, because much of it does have to be assembled, typically has a modern look and feel, is associated with eco-friendly simplicity, is shipped more easily throughout the world, and is usually less expensive than other comparable items. This makes Swedish furniture very popular among a wide range of people, ranging from college students to families to landlords furnishing ...

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Answering the Where and How-Far of Assemblymen Services

Do you offer assembly services my area? Do you charge a travel fee for coming to my home to assemble furniture? We get these questions a lot, so hopefully this post will clarify some things…

First, we have two service areas: Jacksonville & Orlando. That means if your address is in Jacksonville, Florida or Orlando, Florida, our travel to your home or office is included in the cost of your overall assembly services.

Now, there are a few suburbs right outside of ...

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Review of Congo Monkey Play 2 Maintenance-Free Swing Set

We recently assembled the Congo Monkey Play 2 Maintenance-Free Swing Set, and thought we’d share the unit’s pros and cons as we see them from the perspective of a professional service company that assembles and installs play sets.

Pros:

• A plastic coating over all wood pieces makes this play set maintenance-free (i.e., there is no need to treat or stain it)
• There are four different packages or variations of this play set, giving you the flexibility to choose ...

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15 Tips for Assembling IKEA Furniture

Our customers hire us because they want their IKEA furniture to be perfect. And you do too!

Just in case you opt to assemble your IKEA furniture yourself rather than hire a company or service professional, Assemblymen has compiled these tips to help you put together near-perfect IKEA furniture on your own:

1. Beforehand, determine where in your home you want to place your IKEA furniture. Assemble your IKEA item in or near that area to avoid having to move (and thus ...

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Assembling a Wooden Play Set

Assemblymen To The Rescue

 

Recently, a customer purchased a wooden swing set (the “Monterey” cedar swing set from Costo) for his very young daughter. He initially planned to put the play set together with a friend; but when he realized the size, time and complexity of the job, he decided to call an assembly and installation service for help. As fate would have it, he found Assemblymen.

It was easy ...

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