|1 : A classic hammock or an hammock with wooden bars, which one to choose?|
|The difference between the hammocks with or without bar is the kind of comfort that is desired .
A classic hammock will molds to your body to perfection and will creates a small universe of relaxation. This type of hammock is also much more stable and safe for children and the elderly.
An Hammock with wooden bars will offer better visibility and helps to keep a better visual contact with family, friends and guests. There must be more careful in there amount, but once inside, it offers excellent comfort.
|2 : How much space do I need to install a hammock?|
Our smaller Colombian hammocks are 300 cm (9 ft 10 in) long and they will require a minimum space of 270 cm - 290 cm (8 ft 9 in - 9 ft 5 in). As for the height, it takes a minimum of 120 cm (4 ft ) to hang the hammock at the correct height . Our greatest Colombian hammocks measure 400 cm (13 ft ) and will require a minimum space of 360 cm - 390 cm (11 ft 8 in - 12 ft 8 in). They will be attached to a minimum height of 160 cm (5 ft 2 in).
Hammocks with spreader bars
Hammocks are 400 cm (13 ft ) long and require a minimum of 390 cm (12 ft 8 in). As for the height, you will put the attachment points at a minimum of 120 cm (4 ft ) from the ground. The distance from the ground should be approximately 15 -25 cm (5 in - 6 in).
|3 : How to distinguish quality differences in the hammocks?|
| The quality of the hammock is in a number of factors:
Wire and weaving quality - The choice of the most appropriate thread, is among the most important decisions when designing a hammock. The wire must resist tearing , to ensure the maximum possible load. At the same time, it must have a quality of softness and suppleness and should evoke a pleasant feeling of the fabric.
The colors and quality of dyes - The hammock , from Latin America, symbolizes happiness and well-being at a time, which is reflected in the intensity of colors. To ensure the longevity of intensive colors and UV rays, resistant enough to keep their original radiation, our hammocks LA SIESTA rely on dyes from renowned producers such as Ciba or DyStar . In independent laboratories, the products are tested for their resistance to light , to detergents and to perspiration . The results are reaching maximum values. The cotton products are distinguished by their excellent quality colorfast.
The quality and quantity of suspension ropes – The macramé system supporting the bed of the hammock is very important for safety and durability. A well woven and good quality rope, will provide better support and are more able to withstand the tension exerted by the occupant. The strings support from hammocks of lower quality, often wear from abrasion and their lesser quality. If a string breaks, it is not possible to repair and comfort of the hammock will be compromised.
The woods – The hammocks with bars and the hammock chairs get their typical form provided through their spacer bars visible on both sides, and the fabric stretched . We only use wood from sustainable forest crops in accordance with the criteria of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). In order to prevent the erosion of woods, we submit them to protection treatments.
The finish – The neat finishing of many small details, gives our hammocks and hammock chairs a unique character that can be felt, by stroking the material with Eyes closed. While the fabrics are manufactured on modern looms, fasteners and strings are manufactured with great attention to detail.
|4 : Can I leave my hammock outside?|
|Our cotton hammocks are highest quality and are among the most durable. However, had the nature of cotton, it is not recommended to leave them outside for extended periods of time. We have some hammocks made of polypropylene. They offer increased resistance to mold, but they should be bring inside when they are not in use.|
|5 : What is the lifespan of a hammock?|
|Our hammocks , if they are kept indoors and protected from the weather, can serve you for several years.|
|6 : How do I clean my hammock?|
|You can clean your hammock by hand with a mild soap. We recommend that you do not machine wash to reduce the risk of damaging the ropes for support.|
|7 : What are the weight capacities of a hammock?|
|Depending on the hammock, they can support 120 kg to 200 kg. (265 lb - 440 lb)|
|8 : How high do I need to install a hammock chair?|
|Our hammock chairs can be hung at a height of 215 cm - 245 cm (7 ft - 8 ft ) minimum . However, with the purchase of an attachment assembly for chair hammock, you can hang your hammock chair to a height of 315 cm (10 ft ).|
|9 : What is the warranty for the hammocks, the hammock chairs and stands for hammocks?|
The product warranty applies to manufacturing defects that may occur one year from the date of purchase.
No returns will be accepted without an authorization number transmitted by our customer service. Following receipt of the defective item, we can after analysis and at our discretion, replace the item or issue a refund directly to your credit card or your PayPal account. (Transportation costs for the return of defective items remain the customer's responsibility and are at their charge.)
|10 : What is your return policy?|
Hammocks-of-americas.com accepts returns 30 days after the order has been placed.
The return conditions:
The reimbursement conditions:
|11 : How to order in the online store Hammocks-of-Americas.com?|
A) Find the type of hammock, "hanging chair" or "hammock stand" that you like. Once found, you just click the image of the product, fill the quantities needed in the quantity box and click "ADD TO CART". You will be able to change the quantity before you finalize your order in due time.
B) In the "Shopping Cart" section (accessible from the main menu), you can click "CONTINUE SHOPPING" to add other products related to hammocks, to your order. You can also click on the button "Estimate Shipping & Taxes" to assess the cost of shipping of your order depending on the size and weight of the items. You can adjust the quantity or remove items in your cart. Remember to update your cart after each change. Update your order by clicking the blue arrows icon.
NOTE: Products added in your cart will be stored in memory for your shopping, even if you just log out or accidentally close your browser.
C) Start recording your order of hammock, by clicking on the button "Checkout" and follow the steps one by one to complete your purchase.
In the first step, you will be asked to "Register Account" or make a "Guest Checkout". We suggest you create an account, because you will have more options to monitor the status of your order, and keep a reference of the commands you have made with us.
If you have completed an order by using a temporary guest account "Guest Checkout", it will not be possible later to view a previous order on our website. However, once your order has been shipped, you will receive a confirmation email with the complete information of the parcel tracking number.
NOTE: Our shop displays its prices in US dollars (USD) by default and the Canadian currency on request by selecting (CAD) in the header of the homepage. To order, you can choose the US dollar or the Canadian dollar. If you choose to make your purchases in Canadian dollars, the displayed price will be adjusted at the exchange rate in effect at the time of purchase.
|12 : Where can I find information on my order?|
If during your purchase, you have created an account, you can access information about your order, by clicking the link "LOGIN" in the main menu and by identifying yourself with your email address and with your password. Once logged into your account you will have access to your order history. If you have forgotten your password; click on the "Forgotten Password" in the Web page of the "LOGIN" section, in the main menu.
If you have completed an order by using a temporary guest account "Guest Checkout", it will not be possible to view a previous order on our website. However, once your order has been shipped, you will receive a confirmation email with the complete information of the parcel tracking number.
|13 : Where can I make changes to my account information?|
|At the bottom of the home page of our website, you will find the "My Account" link; after entering your email address and password, you can make changes to your personal information and address changes.|
|14 : How long the customer service will take to answer my questions?|
|Our customer service answers questions within 24 hours, 7 days a week.|
|15 : Do you ship outside the US and Canada?|
|- We supply the United States and Canada mainly.
- We accept to ship our products as delivery addresses confirmed by PayPal.
- We do not ship to PO Boxes.
|16 : What are the free shipping conditions?|
|17: When will my order be shipped?|
|Our standard shipping process is as follows:|
|18 : When will I receive my tracking number?|
|Once your package has been shipped , you will receive a confirmation email with full tracking information.|
|19: What are your payment options?|
You can choose to pay with your Paypal account or your own credit card.
|20 : What can I do to avoid problems with the PayPal transaction service?|
|When you pay by Paypal, your shipping address must match the address on your credit card.
Here are some alternatives that you can try:
|21 : What shipping methods do you use?|
|Our deliveries are made by U.P.S.|