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Decks/safe surface for a wooden swing set

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I have 2 questions really:
1) Can I mount a wooden swing set directly onto a wooden deck?

2) If not, can I put synthetic grass onto a wooden deck(with the swing set on top) or will it cause the decking to rot?

Answer
I would think a swing would cause no problems for the deck, I would attach the swing to the Joist so it does not tip over. I would also make sure the joist you attach the swing to have Simpson DTT2T ties on them so the deck does not pull away from the house.

Carpeting may cause a rotting problem on the deck.

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Mark Morsching

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Deck framing and attachment, deck building

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26 years Construction experiance 5 years in business for myself

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