How to Fix a Squeaking Outdoor Playground Swing

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There are many causes for a squeaking outdoor swing such as rust, extended use and debris. Despite this, however, a clear method exists for removing the all-too-annoying squeaking that will inevitably occur with outdoor playground swings. Removing this squeak is an easy process that any owner can perform in little time.

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  • Container of WD-40

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    Wash the metal chain and clasps to which the chain connects. Simply spraying it clean with a garden hose will work well.

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    Dry the metal chain and connective clasps with a towel.

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    Spray the WD-40 lubricant over the body of the chain and connective clasps.

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    Take care to ensure that all areas where metal pieces meet are completely covered with WD-40. This lubrication and cleaning will ensure the squeaking stops.

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