Fabric HammocksThere is nothing like a cozy fabric hammock on a warm spring or summer day. Hammocks provide wonderful relaxation and a unique way to lounge outdoors. Instead of sitting in regular patio chairs, resting in a hammock allows you to lay back as you read a book, gaze at the stars, daydream, or take an afternoon nap. They offer the convenience of resting on a couch with the outdoor ambiance you cannot have in your living room. On a hammock you can take in nature, bird watch, enjoy the weather, and get some much needed fresh air. There are countless fabric hammock models available which offer a large selection of different styles and sizes to choose from. Consider where you would like to use a hammock and which size or style you would prefer before you purchase one.
You will notice there are two general types of hammocks you can buy—fabric or rope. The hammocks made of fabric can be very comfortable and cost a little more than the traditional rope hammocks. The base and bars they are attached to are typically made with protective coatings, and the fabric itself is weather resistant. Most are large enough to fit two people comfortably, and they are durable and sturdy. Many of the newer fabric hammocks have material that is very tightly constructed which provides exceptional protection against water and moisture build-up. Another nice feature is the option to use it on a stand or between two trees. Most models come with a stand as well as extra tree hook hardware for convenient versatility. They are easily portable and can be used either indoors or outdoors. Overall, the most appealing features of fabric hammocks are their comfort and durability. Also, if you do not like the feel of a rope hammock, then you will love the fabric style. Rain or shine, they are ready to use and are designed to last a long time, making them worth the investment.
The Palmetto Quilted Hammock is designed with blue stripes and is a luxurious fabric hammock that provides a stylish, comfortable place to lounge. Affordable priced at $130, it can fit two people and hold up to 450 pounds. It is made of quilted, polyester fabric and comes with hanging hardware including two tree hooks. Some models come with attached pillows as well, like the Bliss Quilted Cotton Hammock with Button Tuft Pillow. It is made of a soft cotton fabric and is treated for UV protection. The pillow is detachable and there is virtually no assembly needed. It can also fit two people and runs around $169, a slight price hike above the Palmetto Quilted Hammocks, but worth every penny due to its quality materials and construction. If you want a simple, fun hammock to tote with you to the pool or beach, the Bliss Brazilian Style Hammock in a Bag is only $30 and folds into an easily portable drawstring bag. It is also great for the summer as it comes in a variety of tropical colors and prints. Whichever style you choose, you will have a comfortable place to relax with any fabric hammock.