There are some varieties of hammocks that come with built-in posts and anchor points for the convenience of the user. This is ideal if your targeted area does not have any desirable place for its installation. The main drawback of this type, however, is its bulky structure that makes it easy to transport from one place to another, or to store in a limited space. It also generally consumes more space than an ordinary one that is typically suspended between two anchor points. In case you consider the portability and compact features of the conventional hammock as the main priority, you can make use of permanent posts that hold the anchor points for your hammock. This is a good option if you want to conveniently install your ordinary hammock anytime you need it. Sturdy metal and wood are among the materials that can serve as your posts. If you are installing it in your garden or yard, it would be a good idea to dig a hole where you burry enough portion of the post and permanently install it by filling the hole with concrete. For those who prefer to install their hammocks inside their room, attaching the right mounting device on the walls or any rigid platforms could be a good option. The installation type of the mounting device, however, depends on the material of the wall. That is why for best safety measures, you have to consider this option only if your room has a durable wall that can hold as much as your hammock carries the user.
When tying cord or chain to their canvas or network of rope or fabric weaves, maximum security can be achieved by doing it with a hitch knot. At the same time, it is advised to use a bowline knot when you are attaching these to the hammock itself. Make sure that you do these knots correctly whenever you install your hammock. Otherwise, your safety could be at risk or some form of damage could occur on it. That is why it is best ask help from someone knowledgeable in knotting or from websites that feature tips about it.