Contrary to the norm out here, yes, you can put a hammock in your room. Hammocks are slowly becoming a trend nowadays, and they can be put up almost anywhere, be it inside or outside the house.
On the brighter side, hanging your hammock inside provides a wide variety of options for its use, say it could be used as a chair, not to mention as a replacement for your bed.
Even at home, things may get overwhelming, and as is the norm, we tend to seek out the ideal relaxing spot away from all the distractive chaos.
The answer to all your problems is the hammock, and its rocking movement will help to relax and eliminate any source of distraction around you.
Most indoor hammocks need to be temporary and easier to remove; this might be due to Having ascertained we can hang a hammock in our rooms.
Let’s get right down to business and see the various methods to set up one and the best type of hammocks to set up indoors.
Tools to Be Utilized
To start us off, here are the tools you will need to set up your hammock indoors.
- Hammock stands
- Measuring tape
- Stud finder
- Electric drill and drill bits
Factors to Consider
I have to admit setting up a hammock in your room can be a bit tricky; this tricky situation is brought about by numerous factors such as
- Size of your room
Before getting a hammock, first, take measurements of your room or, instead, space where you would like to set up the hammock. These measurements will come in handy in determining the size of the hammock and the type and method of suspension.
- Lease agreement
This only applies if you are under a lease agreement. It is crucial to keep in mind that not all lease agreements support hammocks indoors as this involves a lot of heavy work such as drilling. It is vital to go through the agreement before making a final decision; regardless of the agreement, you can always opt for other options, such as setting it up using stands.
- How to set up
We live in a do-it-yourself era, as I love to call it, however not all of us are the DIY type. Always confirm that the setup method is not too hectic for you to avoid having a half-finished project in your room, as this might make the room look a bit raggedy.
If setting up a hammock appears a little bit hard, always call in a professional or a handyman to get the job done. Also, on the same note, determine if you want a temporary or a permanent hammock in your room, though it is recommended to have a temporary one indoors, it’s not always the case; if a permanent one seems more appealing, then go for it, after all, it’s your room, right?
Types of Suspension
This is several ways to suspend hammocks in your room
- Hardware suspension
This suspension method involves heavy-duty hardware such as eye bolts, screw eyes, and j hooks. This method secures hammocks between wall beams, ceilings not to mention between two pillars. It allows suspension of hammocks on various surfaces; however, it requires a lot of work as you will need to find secure supports in your home using a stud finder.
This method is secure and is easy to adjust when using s hooks. Metal chains are extraordinarily durable, and one doesn’t have to worry about them wearing down or failing to offer enough support as they are pretty strong and support a lot of weight.
- Ropes and cords
Ropes and cords are a method of hanging hammocks commonly associated with the outdoors; however, this method is also fit for indoor hammock setup. This method is only effective if you are skilled at rope tying. If you are not familiar with rope tying skills, I highly advise you to opt for other methods.
- Hammock stands
With hammock stands, they come in various shapes, sizes, and designs. So the method of hanging a hammock may vary depending on these critical factors. For today I have summarized only two types of hammock stands the spread type of hammocks and the none spread type of hammock.
How To Set Up A Hammock Using Hardware Mounting
As we have already established, there are several methods of setting up your hammock indoors. I find that the most effective method is the use of stands and hardware mounting. Below I have discussed the use of hardware mounting. I hope it will come in handy
How To Set Up Your Hammock Using Hardware Mounting
This method carries the added advantage of being flexible in that the hammock can be installed anywhere. It involves drilling holes into walls or ceilings to accommodate hooks that will hold up the hammock. For this type of method, I highly advise you to seek professional help if you are a bit sloppy with the tools.
This method is highly recommended as it ensures the hammock and firmness stability, unlike all the other methods. With hardware mounting, both a temporary and a permanent hammock can be installed. For a temporary hammock, all you need is to drill the holes on the wall and attach the hammock only when you need to use it.
This method is exceptionally advantageous as it also allows you to determine the height you desire, whether high or low, loose or tight; the decision is entirely in your hands.
A hammock is the go-to ideal seat for relaxing indoors; however, it can only serve this purpose if it is well hung because I know you cannot rest easy knowing you can fall at any time. There are many ways to hang a hammock, and each of them has its advantages and disadvantages.
The world of hammocks is vast, and this is only but a scratch on its surface, and as if this is not enough, it is vastly growing and becoming more popular. Don’t be left behind as we explore deeper into the world of hammocks.