The Four Best Suspension Sets for a Ceiling Chair

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To hang a ceiling chair you’ll need just a single anchor point. Here’s a quick overview of the four best suspension sets for hammock and hanging chairs on the market which you can easily install and relatively quickly attach your hammock chair to the ceiling.

 

1. SWING HANGER BY MARATHON

 

MARATHON Swing Hanger
MARATHON Swing Hanger made in Germany– click on image to check availability

This high-quality swing hanger is a perfect choice to hang your hammock chair “swing style” with two suspension points on our porch or your living room.

This is certainly not the cheapest swing hanger you could find, but it is a high-quality product, very solid, easy to fix up and completely silent.  You can leisurely enjoy the midnight swinging without disturbing the neighborhood, cause this swing hanger works like a charm with no squeaks, no rubbing and no plastic ring that breaks down after a couple of days.

Thanks to modern ball bearings technique, the suspended snap hook runs like on rails, which allows constant movement up to 60 minutes nonstop and beyond. The excellent rolling feature guarantees a maximum of smooth motion and pure relaxation without any background noise.

You can choose between premium zinc plated or stainless steel hanger, which is seawater proofed and perfect for the beach or in swimming pools with chlorine-containing air.

  • It is really smooth without noise and suitable for almost nonstop movements
  • Made in Germany.
  • Very easy to install due to drilling template
  • STRONG: Weight capacity 300 lbs

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For outdoors we recommend the new model model made of stainless steel AISI 304.  The model with improved runnability will let you enjoy many minutes of really smooth and continous motion. One small push on the porch swing and it keeps going, and going, and going, and….

Keep in mind that you are buying individual hangers. For a porch swing or any other swing chair with two suspension points you need to purchase 2 of them.

 

2. UNIVERSAL ROPE SET FOR HAMMOCK CHAIRS BY LA SIESTA

 

 Suspension Set for Hanging Chair by la Siesta
Suspension Set for Hammock Chairs and Hanging Nests made in Germany – click on image to check availability

This universal suspension set by La Siesta, one of the leading suppliers of high-quality hammock chairs from Latin America, is excellent for flexible installation on a wall, a ceiling, beams or trees.

The Smart Hook allows easy modification of rope length. The hook can be simply fixed using common tools, and is suitable for attachment to a lot of different surfaces. Its three-sided shape with three holes guarantees optimal weight distribution.

This set is very practical, weatherproof and resistant to UV-rays, so it is suitable for indoors and outdoors use. All components are 100% “Made in Germany”, which is a brand promise for excellent, high-quality products.

  • Hook: fiberglass reinforced polyamide; rope: heat set polyester. 
  • Easy installation. Enables swift suspension and demounting.
  • Rope length easily adjustable with the Smart Hook
  • Made in Germany. Products tested and certified by the German TUV Rheinland
  • STRONG: Maximum weight capacity: 160 kg (355 lbs)

Read our review and watch the video installation guide here.

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3. UNIVERSAL HANGING CHAIR SWIVEL KIT BY EZ HAMMOCKS

Universal Hanging Chair Spring Swivel Kit
Universal Hammock Chair Suspension Set– click on image to check availability

 

This professional hanging chair suspension kit includes all you need to hang any hammock or swing chair reliably from any usual ceiling joist or wood beam. Included in the pack is a lag bolt swivel that allows 360 degrees of rotation without any tangling or twisting chair rope so that hammock chair never comes undone from the ceiling.

 

  • Made in the USA
  • A heavy duty 500 lb spring provides bounce and extra level of comfort to any swing.
  • The chain is used to change the height giving over 2 feet of adjust-ability.
  • FLEXIBILITY: turns a full 360 degrees
  • STRONG: Weight capacity 300 lbs.

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4. HANGING CHAIR SWIVEL POWER HOOCK BY BYER OF MAINE

 

A hanging chair is best hung so that it can turn freely and this swivel hook ensures the cords to not chafe and allows free rotation in any direction.

 

Hanging Chair Hammock Chair Swivel Hook by Byer of Maine
Hanging Chair Swivel Hook by Byer of Maine with Weight capacity of 300 lbs – click on image to check availability

Byer of Maine is American distributor for their partners, Amazonas from Germany. They are well known in Europe for their top-quality, original cotton hammocks and hanging chairs and accessories. This ball-mounted ceiling hook with an extension chain for adjusting the height should give you many years of excellent service in your home when used for quiet relaxation. Thanks to modern bearing technique, this suspension system hook assures a safe hanging spot for your hanging chair, whilst providing the flexibility of rotating a full 360 degrees.

 

  • Special hook including ball bearing, one chain, 4 bolts, 4 metal plugs
  • Manufacturer: Amazonas in Germany
  • Very easy to install
  • Made with industrial bearings for safe swinging.
  • FLEXIBILITY: turns a full 360 degrees 
  • STRONG: Weight capacity of 300 lbs.”
  • Only for use in concrete!

You don’t need to get springs. It comes with the swivel hook and chain.

 

 

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Liability Note

Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation and safety when fixing the suspension set. The installation must be done by a competent person and to a load-bearing material. Check all individual parts for signs of damage regularly. Should you find signs of damage, replace the respective parts immediately. An extraordinary exposure to weather and intensive use will bring about wear and tear faster. Never exceed the specified maximum loading capacity of the product.

In the case of new installation, before using your new ceiling chair, be sure to test it for safety.

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