My Friend also Bought an Hammock

We have covered in some detail in previous articles the many benefits of relaxing in a hammock, whether for a pleasant break in the day, or for a good night’s sleep on a sultry summer night. Many are the times, however when one might desire the weightless supported feeling of a hammock, in a more seated position or in a space too confined for a traditional hammock. Enter the hammock chair or hammock swing.  Easily supported by any sturdy ceiling, tree branch or overhead beam, a hanging chair provides much of the comfort of the hammock, without the spatial considerations.

Everything from the simple to the sublimely ridiculous, and from almost every hammock making country in the world. We have tried most of these out, and found many with intriguing qualities. The categories generally seen are the open woven variety hand crafted in the Nicaraguan and Mexican tradition, the Brazilian fabric type, and much more elaborate swings crafted with wooden arms and backs.  In this general survey we will describe and discuss the various pros and cons of the different types.

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The Open Weave

This hanging chair is typical of Mexico and Nicaragua. It employs the same type of weaving that is characteristic of the hammocks.  The Mexican chairs use a thick #24 cord to make the bed, which is then supported by a wooden cross bar.  The Nicaraguan uses a medium gauge hammock cord.  The length of the bed and the width of the bar determine size and comfort.  Bars from 34″ to 47″ can be found.  The wider bar gives more shoulder length but soaks up more of the woven bed, and requires a larger space for hanging than the smaller sizes.  As a class these chairs are wildly comfortable, especially on a hot summer day.

The Cross Woven

The chairs of Brazil are the most stylish and attractive of the lot.  Although they do not allow the full body support of the open weave types, they are great, and great looking, afternoon hang outs.

The Air Chair

The first of the “contraption” style chairs is the Air Chair, also known as the Sky Chair and by a dozen other brand names.  These chairs are very comfortable, and generally have a foot rest that can be adjusted higher than the chair for great relaxation.  As for looks…ai yai yai!

Swings and Things

A host of swings, double swings, wave chairs, hanging basket chairs and other pieces of furniture that use suspension rather than legs and rockers to grace the front porch on a summer afternoon have been developed.  We will discuss them at greater length in future articles.Bildresultat för hammock image

Hammocks used for camping

Would also like to add the idea of taking a hammock camping, as i thought of buying one of the Eagles Nest Outfitter ones!

How would You want to hang your Hanging Egg Chair?

Surprisingly, till date, it continues to draw the eyeballs of many ardent followers. While we know that most fashion statements fade away in one or two seasons, this is quite an achievement. This hanging egg chair has many benefits. It can be hung from any height. This feature makes it possible to drape the chair in the living room or the balcony or even the patio. Its chrome and acrylic finish looks beautiful and suits every ambiance where it is kept. Regardless of the setting and background, it is not an eyesore at all. With such versatility, we can get the reasons for its success in the interior decor industry. As time flew by, this chair underwent many changes. In modern times, resting inside this chair evokes a sensation of being cut off from the rest of the world. It is because of the innovations in acoustics that lowers the extraneous sounds. Users have cited, “The bubble chair enfolds me in an envelope of peace and tranquility.”

Eero Aarnio ‘ Bubble Chair ‘ is one of the finest hanging chairs ever made. While this chair looks candid, hanging the chair needs some special attention. Here are some of the things that are worth noting.

  1. As per Aarnio, the bottom of the chair must have a gap of at least 6 inches above the ground. It ensures a warm and relaxing experience for its occupant.
  2. Depending on the type of roof, changes need to be made to the hook from which it hangs. For example, a concrete ceiling needs both a heavy-duty plug and a screw hook. While, on the other hand, a wooden beam requires a screw used on wood

Note: The heavy-duty plug must have a diameter of at least 10 millimeters.

  1. Sudden knocks can damage the acrylic dome. Further, it can lead to speedy wear, tear, and breakages. Thus while hanging the chair, it is wise to be careful to avoid knocks. Users are also advised not to hang bubble chairs near other pieces of furniture or walls.

Note: While installing more than one, make sure there is enough space between the chairs to avoid any collision.

A bit of maintenance keeps these chairs new for long. Moreover, since these chairs are transparent, cleaning is a must. In fact, it is easy to clean these chairs. A simple wipe with a soft wet cloth does more than expected. These chairs look enchanting hanging from any space – office, bedroom or the patio. They are pleasant to the eye and can create an aura of freshness with its unmatched sophistication.

Hammocks as Furnituring

Relaterad bildHammocks are one of the best furnishing items that you can purchase since you can place these beautiful hanging egg chairs anywhere you please and the durability factors enhances its appeal. However, make sure that you are not falling for the expensive ones if you can get the same quality at much lesser price. Cheap hammocks are available in markets throughout the year and you should also benefit from offers that bring discount hammocks.

Where do you find your hammock?

People usually come across hammocks while going through some fashion or home decorating magazines and drop the idea of purchasing a good hammock for their home besides liking the item due to the incomparable prices that are too high for common people to afford. To obtain cheap hammocks you can go to your nearest store and scan all the stores of the area you are living in but the kind of exposure that internet provides for discount hammocks will take you far more than that.

Discount hammocks are not necessarily cheap hammocks so be careful about what you are purchasing and also make sure that you are not compromising on the quality, especially for Hammock that hangs from a stand An avid user of the internet would know right away if they have landed on the correct website or not however others should try to check out the customer responses on the website or ask the retailer about the various prices of their different products. You will observe at many portals that cheap hammocks are usually sold without other accessories that come with expensive hammocks like a stand or rain fly. Discount hammocks do not mean that there is a compromise on quality or the material is bad, this is why cheap hammocks are best purchased in a vacation season rather than any other time of the year.

What would you prefer??

The vacation season literally overloads the markets with products like hammocks and its accessories so you will have a lot to choose from and go through which means a lot of options. Many people like vibrant colored hammocks while the others prefer hammocks with neutral tones; this basically depends on the material of the hammocks. Cotton hammocks usually come in lighter shades while nylon hammocks can come in any color and shade that you want. You can certainly check the quality if you are purchasing a hammock from a nearby store however to ensure that you are buying the real thing online, try to contact the seller and ask them different questions about the product.