Hammock Chairs - Space Saving Alternative
A Review of Hammock Chairs
A hammock chair might be just the thing for you, if you want the cotton comfort of a hammock, but haven't got enough space in your home or garden for one unless it is hanging from a stand. Like hammocks, chairs are supported by ropes but the difference is that they only require one hanging point. This means they take up less space, whether you already have a suitable anchor point to hang it from or choose to suspend your chair from a hammock stand.
Hammock chairs have other benefits too. The most obvious is that they provide you with a seat, so even when reclined, you are never completely lying flat. Many people, especially the elder generations, find this design easier to get in and out of, and find that the back support helps them balance without difficulty and can be really beneficial if you have back or spinal problems.
There are a number of different types of hammock chairs out there. One of the most popular styles is the Nicaraguan chair design, which is a very traditional and comfortable shape. As mentioned, reclining chairs are available if you want the luxury of a hammock without fully lying down. These chairs can be a really restful place to take some time out, relax and unwind. They can even be purchased with a built-in foot rest, and although you'll find that this gives you more support when it comes to getting out of the chair, you may find that you're so comfortable that you never want to leave!
Hammock chairs are usually made from cotton or nylon, with a wooden top crossbar that hold the shape of the whole thing. Nylon chairs are recommended for outdoor use, as this material is much tougher than cotton, and will withstand even the toughest weather conditions significantly better than cotton can. So, once you've chosen your chair, all that's left to do is to sit back and relax with a good book or maybe a cocktail, and enjoy!