- 1 Overview of Hardware Chain
- 2 Can’t find what you’re looking for?
- 3 How can I use the data?
- 4 How far from the wall should you hang a porch swing?
- 5 How much weight can a porch swing hold?
- 6 What do porch swing springs actually do?
- 7 What kind of rope do you use for a porch swing?
- 8 Will a 2×6 hold a porch swing?
- 9 History of Hardware Chain
Overview of Hardware Chain
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How far from the wall should you hang a porch swing?
You’ll want adequate clearance between your porch swing and the walls around it.Getting it too close could potentially cause damage or injury.You should allow 4 feet minimum of clearance from front/back, and at least 2 feet on each side.Any smaller clearance increases your risk for injury.
How much weight can a porch swing hold?
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What do porch swing springs actually do?
Porch swing springs ensure that the swinging action is smooth and fluid.They also serve the same purpose as shocks, providing a more comfortable feel to the swing (as well as preventing chain breakage).
What kind of rope do you use for a porch swing?
The most economical rope material to use for a porch swing is synthetic nylon.Not only is it strong, but it’s resistant to mold, mildew, and rot.This is especially important if your patio exists in hot, humid conditions.
Will a 2×6 hold a porch swing?
Yes! In fact, your joists should be at least 2×6, but can certainly be larger.You should never hang a porch swing from weaker materials.These include plywood, OSB board, beadboard, or drywall.