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Top 10 Best Hammocks with a Stand in 2020

In Home and garden by Kristen Hatch

For the majority of outdoor lovers, the word “hammock” is a symbol of eternal summer, relaxation, and freedom. It’s a term used to describe a sling made of rope, netting, or different fabric suspended between two points. But did you know that hammocks were first developed by the native inhabitants of the Caribbean, Central, and South America? Hamaca, as they are called in Spanish, was used by indigenes mainly for sleeping purposes. It was the …

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Best Camping Hammocks with Mosquito Nets – Top 6

In Best of by KM Mills

Choosing a camping hammock with mosquito nets can completely change a person’s approach to camping, backpacking and enjoying outdoor activities. Unlike sleeping bags, hammocks provide great comfort without the hard ground surface and the risks of water intrusion, burrowing insects and the limitations imposed by ground conditions. Hammocks can serve as a bed for sleeping, a chair for reading and a lounger for taking an afternoon nap. Hammocks are versatile because they can be strung …

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Top Hammock Brands for Outdoor Adventures

In Best of by KM Mills

People who are ready to take their outdoor experience to the next level should leave their tents to the traditional ground dwellers. They can opt to kick things up a notch by choosing to use sturdy and versatile camping hammocks. It may seem disconcerting to “hang” around as a way of relaxing outdoors for the uninitiated, but with some helpful advice, people will soon realized that using a hammock makes a lot more sense because …

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Hammock Maintenance: Wash, Clean, Dry and Store

In Hammock How-To by KM Mills

So you’ve been using your hammock to camp and relax, and now it’s time to clean it. Well, there are several ways to go about this, but be sure to take the time to keep you hammock clean and properly store it when not in use. Can you put a hammock in a washing machine? Yes, most hammocks can be washed in a washing machine. This is the easiest way to clean your hammock, but …

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How to Shorten a Hammock so it Fits Your Stand

In General Information by KM Mills

If you just purchased a new hammock for an existing stand or just realized that your hammock is too long for your stand and need to learn how to shorten a hammock – well your in luck. It’s a fact that some hammocks are too long for the stand, and in order to get the best lay you will need to make some adjustments. Unless of course you want to lay on the ground – …

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The Beginner’s Guide To Going On A Hammock Camping Holiday

In General Information by KM Mills

Camping has become increasingly more popular over the past few years, with a significant number of people seeing the benefits and relaxation. Despite this rising popularity, many people mightn’t know how to make the most of their camping trip, especially if they’re hammock camping. Below we will explore the various items you should consider while hammock camping. Much of this can be driven by the fact that there can be a variety of things involved …

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Why Your Hammock may be Tight

In General Information by KM Mills

Are you experiencing a tight hammock when you lay down on it? There are several reasons why this may be the case. We will explore these situations below: Your hammock is tied too tight The most common reason for a hammock being tight in the middle is because the hammock is tied is too tight. This is a common mistake when hanging a hammock, which can result in the middle being tight when laying down …

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How to Hang a Hammock (and the different methods)

In Hammock How-To by KM Mills

If you want to relax and eliminate stress/anxiety, then then hang a hammock and just cherish your free time. The great thing about owning a hammock is that you can use it inside or outside your house. Hanging a hammock can be a challenge for those who have never done it before. It takes time to figure out exactly how you will need to hang the hammock properly and not have it fall. With that …

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Are hammocks good for your back?

In General Information by KM Mills

Almost 80% of adults will have back pain at some point during their life. Age, pregnancy, weight and genetics can all play a factor, but ultimately this type of health issue can affect anyone. Hunching over a laptop for long periods of time increases the risk of experiencing a stiff and aching back. Although many people do not initially notice poor posture, it can frequently disturb sleep. That begs the question: are hammocks good for …

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The Benefits of Sleeping in a Hammock

In General Information by KM Mills

Images of rope hammocks and concerns of comfort are common for many people. In many communities, however, hammocks are a way of life. They’re perfect for relaxing or sleeping all night. It’s time to put some of the hammock myths away because this sleeping arrangement is one of the healthiest ones that a person can choose. Explore the benefits of sleeping in a hammock and how to achieve the proper position. Encouraging Healthy Sleep Positions …