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A hammock is a unique type of furniture. There are several major types of hammocks. These include: rope hammocks, fabric hammocks and string hammocks. The type of hammock you choose will depend on a variety of factors. Will it be used indoors, outdoors or both? Is it for camping, travel, sailing or another outdoor activity, or will the hammock be placed between two fixed objects, such as a pair of trees? Which is more important: the look or the feel? Who will be the primary users: kids, neighbors, or yourself? What are the weight capacity considerations? And, of course, how much are you willing to spend? The next three sections will answer questions about the different fabrics that hammocks can be made out of.

Rope hammocks are made of cotton or a polypropylene mix and offer a classic look and feel. They can be hung between two trees or placed on a variety of different stands, and, while they will not conform to your body because of the thick rope, they are quite comfortable. They are also a lot more durable than other types of hammocks. If you choose a rope hammock, remember that the smaller the space between the ropes, the more comfortable it will be.

Fabric Hammocks have been woven for thousands of years and canvas versions were popularized by the Navy during the 18th and 19th centuries. Fabric hammocks offer comfort and durability, and, if it's well-made, are very easy to maintain. Fabric hammocks are very comfortable, especially the one without spreader bars, and this style is often used in place of a bed. Keep in mind that fabric hammocks, because of their close weave, generally offer less ventilation, but there are several, quality, synthetic fabric hammocks on the market that can wick away moisture.

String, or Mayan Style Hammock date back over 1000 years. The ingenious web-like designs are still woven today by thousands of highly trained artisans in Mexico, Guatemala; their unique design allows Mayan hammocks to conform to your body shape, offering maximum comfort. Ventilation, size and weight capacity are superb with this style of hammock. String hammocks allow perfect ventilation without any uncomfortable waffle side effects. The overall size and weight capacity of these string hammocks is unsurpassed. Care should be taken, as the beautiful colors and patterns might fade over time if they are exposed to direct sunlight.

Another key item to think about when purchasing a hammock is the size and use of the hammock. Hammocks come in several different sizes. There are single person hammocks and multiple person hammocks. Single person hammocks are generally much smaller and cannot support larger weight capacities. Multiple person hammocks are larger and often more sturdy. These hammocks are often designed for two or more people and can take up a lot of space in between or on a patio area.

Another thing to think about for prospective hammock owners when they are considering purchasing a hammock is the style of decor that the hammock will be used to complement. Many hammocks are colored with white or a designed using earth tones to match most types of decor. However, some hammocks are brightly colored so that the hammocks will stand out. Depending on the look or feel of the room that you are going for, it is wise to consider the color of the hammock and whether or not it will match an existing decorating scheme.

Once you have taken these things into consideration, you should be in a better position to make an informed hammock purchase. You should also be able to identify the different types of hammocks and to decide which hammock is right for your house or home.
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