How Do You Measure a Hammock? What size do I need? Cool Hammocks has put together this helpful guide on measuring Hammocks so you can take the guess work out of it!

How Do You Measure a Hammock?

If you want to select the perfect hammock for your home or property today, then knowing how to measure this product will help you find the correct solution.

Length is the primary measurement that you will want to review as you shop for your new hammock. Most will need a space that is two feet longer than the area you intend to use the item for proper hanging.

That means if your space is 16 feet, then your hammock should be 14 feet in length. You would take this measurement from ring-to-ring on the product.

This measurement applies most often when you are also purchasing a stand for your hammock to use outside in your yard. If you have two trees that you plan to use, then measure the distance between them. Take that figure, then choose a hammock that fits in that space comfortably.

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Weight Capacity Is Another Important Measurement

Don’t forget to look at the weight capacity of your preferred hammocks before completing a purchase. Some models can hold 600+ pounds when correctly installed. There are also some that struggle to maintain a 200-pound person.

Think about what your needs will be for the hammock, then review the product specifications online to determine if it will meet them.

If you purchase a hammock stand, the weight capacity will be a measurement to consider with that product as well.

When you have a hammock that works well for your space, then you will have an enjoyable experience with it. Consider these measurements first, and then you can find an amazing product to enjoy.

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