Sprucing up your Patio with Chair Slings

Modern Chair SlingSometimes your Outdoor Patio Chairs need some accessories to complete a look. The chair sling is one of these that you can use to your great advantage. So what is a chair sling? It’s basically the covering for the chair that you sit in. Most people don’t even realize it’s called a chair sling. However it’s something vital to think about when designing your Outdoor Patio Chair setup.

When first choosing your sling you will probably want to get one that simply comes with the chair. Make sure that the fabric is highly resilient to the weather and to damage. It should be in a color that fits the rest of your setting as well. Many people go with vibrant and sunny colors for the outdoor setting.

The next thing to consider is when your sling starts to wear out. There are many sites and stores that can give you a replacement sling. When choosing these you need to make sure they have similar high-quality material. Unfortunately some businesses may try to sell you low-quality replacements. Be sure to check with reviews to find the best one.

Once you have one it’s time to install it on your outdoor patio furniture. There are many different types from the single wrap to the deep slot. Each of these has a different way to set them up. You measure across the furniture from one connection hole to the other. This is to make sure that you don’t get one that is too big for you to handle.  Depending on the size of the chair you may subtract 4 or a bit more. You then soak the straps in hot water for a bit in other to soften them up.

Then you connect them in the proper places you put up earlier. On top of that you lay the chair sling on your Outdoor patio Chair and attach it. Then you chair is of course done. Unfortunately this may be more trouble than many people are willing to go to. There are places here and there who will do it for you though so you may want to check into one of those.

There are also easier ways to set it up as well. Many of the larger stores have easy-install canvas sets that have different ways to attach it. Of course none of these are quite as good as the original hard work you can put in. Of course this may mean removing and re-installing spreader bars but it is often worth it.

Once you have it finished there are many benefits to using it. Your pieces will look more vibrant and will likely also provide much better support than before. They won’t fall apart simply from mild use either, which is possible. This is one project that is really useful for those who want to revive and old piece. It also helps keep another bit of waste from piling up on mother earth. Every little bit helps so do your part.

 

 

Published by Road Crew

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