Hammocks offers South Coast. Rope Hammocks, Mayan, Chairs, Swings Relaxation, rope mayan hammocks
South Coast Hammocks
Branded Hammocks
Hammock Accessories
Hammock Care
Hammock Chairs
Hammock Guides
Beach Hammocks
Biking and Kayaking
Brazilian Hammocks Overview
Camping Tips
Cleaning & Hanging FAQ's
Cotton or Nylon Hammocks
Cotton vs. Nylon Hammocks
Discount Hammocks
Garden Hammocks
Hammock Activities
Hammock and Bugs
Hammocks - Bed Replacement?
Hammock Care
Hammock Comparisons
Hammock Colors
Hammock Colors - Part II
Hammock - Discount
Hammock FAQ
Hammock Helpers
Hammock Injury/Pain
Hammock Maintenance
Hammock Manufacturing - Part I
Hammock Manufacturing - Part II
Hammock Nicaraguan
Hammock Relaxation
Hammocks and Relaxing
Hammock Rope
Hammock Sizes
Hammock Styles
Hammocks - Sleeping
Hammocks - Tree Protection
Hanging Hammocks
Hanging Hammocks II
Hatteras Hammock Overview
Hennessy Hammock Review
Hennessy Hammock Review II
How to Stay in a Hammock
Mayan Hammock Colors
Mayan Hammock FAQ
Mayan Hammock Materials
Mayan Hammock Overview
Mayan Hammock Overview II
Mayan Hammock Overview III
Mayan Hammock Sizes
Nags Head Hammocks
Nicaraguan Hammocks Overview
Pawley's Island hammock
Quilted Hammocks
Rope Hammock Overview
Rope Hammocks
Silk Hammock Colors and Styles
Tips for hanging hammocks
Hammock History
Hammock Safety
Hammock Set Up
Hammock Stands
Hammock Swings
Hammock Types
Outdoor Hammocks
Special Hammocks
Additional Resources
South Coast Hammocks
Hammocks - Tree Protection
Hammock owners should strive to be good people, so they should consider the long-term health of the trees from which they hang their hammocks. Trees need to be protected and need to be strong and study if they are going to be used as support for hammocks. This applies for camping hammocks as well as standard yard or house hammocks.

You don't need to drill holes, fasten bolts or secure your hammock with metal fasteners that could hurt or kill the all important tree. A number of products are now available that are safe for you and the tree! Tree protectors actually wrap around the tree trunk and feature a loop that you can use to connect your hammock. The tree protectors also help to distribute the force so that it is not all on one part of the tree.

After making sure the tree is big and strong enough, you can use tree protectors that wrap around the trunk, giving you a secure surface to lay your hammock ropes. If the tree is not big enough, the hammock may pull the tree down which could damage the tree or injure the hammock occupant.

Always use the correct ropes to hang your hammock, and never stretch trees to make your hammock fit. When in doubt, consider using a hammock stand, or one tree and a hammock post. You can always use these items or find another location where the trees are a lot closer together.
Hammocks | Account | Register | Search | About Us | Contact Us | Privacy | Site Map
Copyright @2004 Hammocks. All rights reserved.