As the seasons begin to change and the weather to warm up, it is time to head outdoors. With the cold months behind us, the windows in our homes can be opened once again and we can play once again in our backyards. Right now, any and all warm weather products are waiting to be purchased at department stores and mass retailers wherever you live. When the sun begins to shine a lot brighter and a little bit longer, playing outdoors and talking a nap on your backyard hammock is the place to be.
The hammock was first used between 450-404 B.C. by one of Socrates students. Sometime in the 1700s, it is reported that Christopher Columbus brought the hammock back to Europe from the islands he had explored. In their early days, hammocks were constructed with tree bark sisal leaves. Today’s hammocks are constructed with fabrics such as cotton, polyester, Nylon, Olefin and Nylon Silk. Along with the many fabrics used to make hammocks, the design styles have improved.
Today’s hammocks come in various models such as a quilted hammock, cotton hammock, fabric hammock, camping hammocks. These models of hammocks come in single or double hammocks as well. If you and your loved one enjoy lying outdoors in the sun or under the moon, a double hammock would be an excellent addition to your backyard furniture.
There are several styles to pick from for a quilted hammock such as a Malibu Convertible which holds two people and is reversible; the Hatteras Large Quilted Hammock with the Spring Bay Stripes, there is the Hatteras Large Quilted Hammock Soft Weave and several other quilted styles to look at. If you like the Cotton Hammock, this is one of the traditional hammocks that criss-crosses and comes in styles such as the Maui Double Cotton Twist Rope, Original Pawleys Island Large Cotton Rope, The Stowaway Luxurious Cotton Rope Hammock and several other cotton styles. Another popular hammock style is the Camping Hammocks. The Camping Hammocks come in styles such as Marina Double Portable, Hammaka Parachute Nylon Silk Portable and several other styles.
With whatever hammock model you decide on, you will not go wrong. There are hammocks with stands, hammock chair stands and hammock swings. The hammocks with stands come in eighteen cool styles to look at and pick from. The hammock chair stands come in six models where two of them can be attached to the tailgate of a truck. This would be perfect for the beach, lake, river or just sitting in the front of your home. Then, there are the hammock swings. There are twelve hammock swings models in various colors and fabrics to pick from.
All these hammocks are just waiting to be looked at and at least one taken home. If you live at the beach, lake or river, a hammock is a must have. Summer is just around the corner and a hammock is part of the fun and lazy summer months. Once the weather gets warmer, there is no need to be indoors. Hey, your hammock is calling!