There’s nothing like a weekend by the sea or an afternoon by the pool to relieve the stresses of everyday life. So why spend your precious R & R time in a lawn or beach chair that cramps your style? Make sure your day at the beach is, well, a day at the beach with the right furniture.
Check the Specs
Before you purchase, make sure to take a look at the dimensions and other specifications first. Keep in mind that not all plus-sized furniture is advertised as such – and not all lounges labeled as “extra-wide” boast the same number of additional inches – so it pays to spend a little time doing your homework. When in doubt, grab a measuring tape and take down the dimensions of your favorite indoor lounger to see how a prospective purchase stacks up.
The benefits of zero gravity are many – take it from an astronaut. Based on NASA space flight technology, the ergonomic reclining position eases the strain on the lower back, spinal column and heart imposed by gravity. This means maximum comfort for everyone in the family.
In addition, the fabric or mesh sling seat found in our selection provides support for the body far superior to that of the slatted or plastic tubing seats of the past. Best of all, many models feature extra roomy seating – up to 13 inches wider than a standard lounge.
Camp Out Anywhere
Camping chairs are certainly not just for camping. Take one for a day at the beach or lake, to Little League games, or for picnics at the park. And nowadays there’s no need to suffer on one of those flimsy folding numbers. Top manufacturers like The Travel Chair Company offer a variety of premium seating choices that give you the room and support you want. Plus they’re still lightweight enough for easy transport.
And don’t forget the lower-riding cousin, the beach chair. The lower seat may not be as comfy for the tallest of folks but sturdy, spacious options abound – including those that can be conveniently carried by shoulder straps like a backpack.
Materials Make the Difference
One of the benefits of furniture technology is the development of strong, weather-resistant materials that are also lighter. No more breaking your back lugging around 80 lbs! Fine outdoor fabric like Textilene or a 600 denier polyester and frames of stainless steel or high-grade aluminum make good choices for poolside lounges.
You may have to spend a little more money on a plus-sized beach or lawn chair, but the investment of a well-constructed product made from quality materials will be worth it. Not only will you own a more comfortable piece of furniture, but also a more durable, longer-lasting piece of furniture. After all, who wants to have to buy a new one every year?