Want to buy the perfect hammock, but you’re confused? Don’t worry! We at INCA Hammocks have our hammock experts ready to guide you every step of the way.

Choosing a hammock can be quite tricky for someone who has limited knowledge on them. We are here to help you find the perfect hammock whether it is for your home, garden or camping.

But before we get started, you will have to answer a set of questions in order to help us in finding the PERFECT HAMMOCK for you.

hammock buying guide

What is the purpose of buying the hammock ? (How do you intend to use the hammock?)

Once you know the right purpose of buying, we can help you find the hammock best suited for that need.

But if you’re still confused, don’t worry we have got you sorted.

Here are a list of purposes for a hammock. See which one reason describes best for you getting one.

  • Camping
  • Trekking, Backpacking and Hiking
  • Lounging by the Pool
  • Hanging between Trees
  • Relaxing Indoors

Once you know the answer to this, we can quickly move onto the next step.

hammock buying guide

What is the important factors that you consider while buying a hammock?

  • The price of the hammock
  • The comfort and appearance of the hammock
  • The size and portability of the hammock
  • Durability of the hammock and if the hammock can be machine-washed
  • Type of climate the hammock can be used in
  • Weight capacity of the hammock

FACTOR 1: The price of the hammock

This is quite self-explanatory. Depending on your spending capacity, our experts will suggest a hammock that fall within your given budget.

FACTOR 2: The comfort and appearance of the hammock

hammock buying guide

If you’re planning on spending a lot of time on your hammock, then COMFORT is definitely an important key factor. But if that’s not the case and you won’t be using your hammock as much then just about any hammock would be okay.

Also if you’re particular about the hammock matching the aesthetics of your home, then the appearance of the hammock is vital. You may also want to upload of a selfie of yourself relaxing in the hammock. Whatever the reason may be, if you need a hammock that looks great, then focusing on the APPEARANCE of the hammock is a must. All the other factors are secondary to that.

FACTOR 3: The size and portability of the hammock

hammock buying guide

The size of the hammock can be determined based on the following factors;

Area of space available: Depending on the availability of space, our experts will suggest the hammocks best suited for you.

Number of people using the hammock: If you’re planning to buy the hammock for a single person, then a single hammock or swing is the best option for you. But if you have a big family, then you should consider buying our double hammock or queen-size hammock which can accommodate upto 2-3 people.

Now if you’re a camper, then the hammock definitely has to portable and easy to carry around. Our camping hammocks are extremely light-weight and portable.

FACTOR 4: Durability of the hammock and if hammock is machine-washable

Most of the outdoor hammocks at our company use weather-resistant fabrics which make the hammocks durable. The durability of the hammock of the hammock also depends on how well the hammock is maintained.

Many people ask us if the hammocks can be machine washed and to answer your question; yes, they can be machine washed if they are hammocks without spreader bars.

The hammocks with spreader bars need spot cleaning as they cannot be washed in the machine.

hammock buying guide

FACTOR 5: Type of climate the hammock can be used in

All of our hammocks can be used both indoors and outdoors depending on the availability of space you have to hang them. Most of our hammocks are used during the summer as they are a seasonal product. One can lounge, relax and sip on some cold beer by the pool during the summers. All of our indoor hammocks and swings can be used throughout the year without any hassle.

FACTOR 6: Weight capacity of the hammock

All of our hammocks are weight tested for 2.5 times the suggested weight capacity to our customers, which is our industry standard. INCA has its own pneumatic weight testing machine and this is all done in-house.
Over and above, INCA has tied up business relationships with its testing partners Bureau Veritas, Intertek and SGS for third party inspections.

Find a table below that can help you choose the ideal hammock for you based on the different criteria you’ve chosen;

hammock buying guide

The process of buying a hammock may look easy but it can be quite tricky. However, you may be surprised at the number options INCA has to offer you. Make sure to take note of the information given in this guide to help you make the best decision.

hammock buying guide