Best Choice Products Hanging Curved Chaise Lounge Porch Swing

Last updated date: June 10, 2020

DWYM Score
8.5

Best Choice Products Hanging Curved Chaise Lounge Porch Swing

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Overall Take

No roof mount? No problem. This swing hangs from its own base and has a canopy to protect the user from harsh sunlight. It also comes with cushions that are comfortable and water-resistant. In our analysis of 97 expert reviews, the Best Choice Products Best Choice Products Hanging Curved Chaise Lounge Porch Swing placed 10th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note June 10, 2020:
Checkout The Best Porch Swing for a detailed review of all the top porch swings.

Expert Summarized Score
8.4
13 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.6
2,175 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Curved, ergonomic design. Powder-coated metal frame with water-resistant, PVC-coated polyester cushions. 46" canopy. Measures 73”L x 46"W x 78“H. Weight capacity: 265 lbs. Shade can be adjusted to block sun. Comfortable, fun, modern design. Feels like floating on air.
- BestReviews
Relax in your backyard oasis in this comfortable chair that is rated for use up to 265 pounds.
- Family Living Today
The foam cushion is relaxing and comfortable, and the swinging effect of this hammock-style chair takes lounging to a whole new level.
- Top Products
Those who are lying on the chaise lounger can enjoy the shade thanks to a small and detachable umbrella at the top.
- 10 Best Ranked
It includes a pillow and even an ergonomically-curved foam that feels well on your back.
- A Guide Pro
You will also experience that there is no squeaking sound from the metal frame so you sleep quietly and comfortably.
- Hammock Stand Pro
The seats are weatherproof: The PVC coating protects the seat cushions from harsh weather elements including extreme sunlight and rain. This means you can easily set it up outside and leave it there without having to worry about it getting damaged.
- Hanging Chairs
It comes with a 2-inch thick foam filled polyester cushion that feels like you're sitting on a cloud. The products also come with a removable canopy that provides shade if you need a moment to cool down from the sun's warmth.
- Fabulous Decors
What's better, though, is that you can slightly rock in this chair to create a soothing swinging motion.
- Top 10 Today
The top-notch metal casing makes it very solid and sturdy. It can hold up to 265 lbs.
- The Z8
The comfort factor is doubled with the 2-inch foam-filled cushion on the seat as well as the plush headrest.
- Forbes
An interesting factor about this chaise lounge is that it has an umbrella to provide you with shade and shield you from the sun.
- Top Best Product Review
Its signature umbrella provides you with the shade needed while enjoying the cool late afternoon breeze.
- Top Ten Review Pro
What experts didn't like
Cushion takes a long time to dry. Consider bringing cushion inside when not in use in case of rain. Consider checking the condition of the hanging bolt before each use.
- BestReviews
There are isolated complaints that the metal frame rusts too quickly.
- Top Products
May require a spraying of rust-proof coating on the metal frame
- 10 Best Ranked
It’s good only for short and average-sized people.
- A Guide Pro
For single use only; although the chair could carry a weight of up to 265lbs, swinging angle is limited.
- Hammock Stand Pro
It takes a lot of space: You will need some extra room in your back yard or porch to set this one up. With dimensions of 76 inches height by 46 inches in width, it is actually one of the biggest swings on the market.
- Hanging Chairs
Quality Complaints
- Top 10 Today
It is costly when contrasted with other patio lounge chairs.
- The Z8
The umbrella fades after prolonged exposure to sun and harsh weather
- Top Best Product Review
The umbrella fades with prolonged outdoor exposure.
- Top Ten Review Pro

From The Manufacturer

Relaxation is just a swing away. This hanging chair is the perfect combination of the sway of a hammock and the laidback, full-body support of a chair lounge chair. A removable canopy helps to provide shade for total comfort in the backyard, on the deck, or by the pool. Perfect for lazy weekends with a glass of wine and a good book, or an afternoon nap with a gentle breeze, this lounger have you floating on clouds. WEIGHTLESS LOUNGING: features a comfortable chaise seat with a tempered steel cantilever to create a unique, suspended, lounging experience. UV-RESISTANT CANOPY: Relax in shaded bliss thanks to a 46-inch removable polyester shade canopy for those extra-sunny afternoons! PLUSH COMFORT: Lie back and enjoy a set of ergonomic, 2-inch foam-filled cushions, a 265-pound weight capacity, and a removable headrest for extra comfort and support. VERSATILE: Unique design adds a functional accent to any space; enjoy it in your living room, garden, deck, porch, and patio. QUALITY MATERIALS: A powder-coated steel frame pairs with water-resistant cushions and UV-resistant polyester to create an all-around superior lounge chair.

An Overview On Porch Swings

Is there any piece of furniture that says “lazy Sunday” more effectively than a good porch swing? For hundreds of years, they’ve been a staple on the most inviting porches. They’re beloved by all ages, from grandparents enjoying a morning coffee to toddlers on the lookout for a good swing (and even sleepy pets).

Before you consider buying a porch swing, take a good look at your porch. Size is going to be a big consideration, and you’ll want to make sure the swing isn’t too wide for the space. Once you’ve measured the dimensions of your space, take a look overhead. While most outdoor porches are built with enough support to handle a swing, that isn’t always the case. Look for a load-bearing ceiling beam, and when in doubt, consult with your builders.

Don’t have a secure ceiling or any ceiling at all? You’re not necessarily out of luck. Some swings come with their own support structure, although this type usually requires a little more space. Some types even come with their own covering to protect you from the elements, giving you that porch swing feel without the need for an actual porch.

Next up, take a look at the materials. Ideally, you’re going to want a porch swing that will last as long as the porch itself. Cheap swings might give you a few months of leisure, but they can rot in inclement weather and get unappealing very quickly — or dangerously insecure.

If you live in a California climate, you might be able to make do with some form of softwood like pine or cedar. Swings made from this type of wood can be very comfortable and have a great look to them, but make sure they’re treated with some type of weather-resistant coating. Even light rains can eventually wear down this type of wood.

Hardwood like oak or acacia will give you a classic look while being a bit more resistant to harsh weather. You should still make sure the wood is treated, but these materials will scratch less and are harder to dent. They’re also heavier, making them less prone to move around on high winds. (It may be a concern for hanging on lighter structures, however.) No matter what type of wood you choose, you’ll probably have to re-varnish it periodically to keep up its looks. Check the product specs for proper care procedures.

On the other side of the weight spectrum is wicker. This material has a distinctive look that matches the look of older houses perfectly. Older wicker chairs can be subject to fraying or chipping, but there are newer resin wicker chairs that can stand up to weather and regular use much more effectively. Either way, they’re very light, which makes them ideal for less windy areas or thinner ceilings.

If you’re less concerned about an “authentic” look, recycled plastic chairs offer a very good mix of durability and style. Depending on how well they’re constructed, they can pass for painted wood at a distance, and they’re much more resistant to the elements. In most cases, you can simply wipe them clean with a cloth periodically — no weather treatment required.

Finally, there are metal porch swings made of aluminum or wrought iron. Needless to say, you’ll want to buy cushions for this type of swing if they’re not already provided. For defense against dents and scratching, it’s hard to beat this material, though you may want to go for a bit of extra rust-proofing in especially harsh climates.

Now, what about the size? The default porch swing can handle two people, which means it will be from 3 to 5 feet in length. If space is a concern, there are 2-foot chairs available for solo swinging. If you want to bring the whole family aboard, look for a swing at least 6 feet in length (and a porch with the structure to accommodate it).

DWYM Fun Fact

The front porch feels like a uniquely American part of the home, and for the most part, it is. They came to be a part of many homes in the 19th century and were a popular place for neighbors to gather until the presence of sewers and traffic outside the front of the house made them less popular after the 1920s. Today, they’ve made somewhat of a comeback in rural homes as communities are planned with an eye towards engagement and openness.

The Porch Swing Buying Guide

  • As with any outdoor furniture, maintenance is going to be important. If you hear squeaks or sense any tilting, check for loose bolts or weak links in the support chain. Many hardware stores or swing manufacturers can provide you with replacement materials on both.
  • Wood swings will need a little extra TLC. Painted swings can easily be restored with a fresh coat, but make sure its a weather-safe type that will bond to the wood type. Teak, cedar and other softwoods can be treated with sealants that preserve its natural color, but use a treatment that’s designed for your swing. Teak oil and other varnishes that work well for indoor fixtures can hamper the production of natural oils in your wood, making it less resistant to mildew.