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Everything You Need to Know About Hanging Hammocks Outdoors

by ACP Group 12 Apr 2023

As the warm months approach, it’s time to start looking out into your yard and prepare to relax. Prepare to bask in the sun as the green garden around you creates a beautiful backdrop. Prepare to take a dip with your friends and family, and happily splash around to cool off on a hot summer’s day. And prepare to recline in peace and enjoy the fresh air within your backyard. Yes, that time of year is fast approaching. And setting up a good hammock would be a great way to prepare.

Hammocks are great accessories during the spring and summer months. They’ll create a comfortable seat where you can lay back and enjoy a much-needed break from the stresses of day-to-day life. In addition, due to their light frames and portability, you’ll be able to carry your favourite hammock with you on camping trips and fun outdoor excursions. So why not invest in purchasing one for your home today.

If you’re looking for the finest quality hammocks that are available on the market, you should consider purchasing one from our company. At Main and Crawford, we have a wide selection of family-friendly hammocks that are made from only the most premium materials. Try our Macrame Hammock Swing or our Macrame Styled Hammock, and you’ll get the chance to enjoy comfort like no other.

Below, we’re going to give you a few tips that will help you hang your hammock outdoors.

1. Find the Right Space

The very first thing that you’ll want to do when hanging a hammock is to find the right space. For this, you should survey your surroundings and find a space that’s conducive for hanging. Keep your eye out for an area between two trees that’s roughly 10 to 15 feet wide. Once you’ve found one, you’ll want to ensure that the trees are strong and vibrant. Older trees that have week branches are a hazard that you should try your very best to avoid.

2. Use Hammock Hardware or Tie the Perfect Knot

After you’ve found the right space, it will be time to secure your hammock. For this particular job, you have two main options. You can either turn to use hardware such as ring buckles, j-hook wall anchors, large s-hooks, and lengths of chain that are great at securing hammocks. Or you could tie an expert knot on each tree with a strong rope. Whichever choice you choose, it’s important to make sure that your hammock is well secured before you put any weight on it.

Here at Main and Crawford, we love helping families find new ways to enjoy their summer.

So what are you waiting for? Contact us today!

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