It used to be that hammocks were hung from trees. As the hammocks
became more and more popular, they were designed to hang from cross
beams of a patio, or even indoors. Another great option that
developed over the years is the hammock stand, or frame. This type
of setup provides you ultimate comfort.
One of the premium styles is constructed from stainless steel. This
stand is nice, yet a simplistic style that will go with anything.
With the stainless steel option, you will not have to worry about
where to place the stand since it will not cause any rust when it
Another option that creates a nice rustic look outdoors or a
beautiful addition to your indoor furniture is the wooden hammock
style. This type of stand can be made from many different types
of wood although the stands constructed from cypress are graceful
and have clean lines and some styles are designed with a unique
Steel stands have been around a long time, provide strength, and are
good for the budget minded. The steel arc is the best option for
Mayan hammocks where the standard steel hammock stand has a tri-beam
that works with most hammocks and hammock accessories to include a
canopy and table.
The nice thing about stands is that if you live in a new housing
division, more than likely, there will be no mature trees. With
the stand, you do not need trees, just a spot to place the hammock.
Additionally, stands offer convenience. If you want to lie in the
sun for a while and then move to the shade, you can simply move the
hammock on the stand whereas with hammocks hung by trees, you have
just one option.
Sitting by the pool, hammocks hung on stands can add to the
appearance of your yard. You can choose the color and pattern of
fabric that blends the best. In this situation, a nice soft blue
and white stripe, or a bold flower pattern would look wonderful.
If you have been holding off buying a hammock because you had
nowhere to hang it, buy your hammock and use a stand. Once you
have spent time relaxing in your hammock, you will be interested
in buying another for your significant other.
Hammocks are so affordable, comfortable, and stylish; they are
even being used indoors as beds. If you want to use a hammock
for a bed, talk with a hammock company about having a more ornate
wooden stand created. People that sleep in hammocks; say they
sleep like a baby.