Your Porch Swing Should Be
An Organic Extension of Your Home
Traditional outdoor porch swings have a whimsical Americana charm that instantly adds curb appeal to any home. It’s a design element that will simply never go out of style even in this modern era. Outdoor swing chairs and hanging patio benches are timeless pieces of outdoor furniture where memories are made.
What's Different About Our Porch Swing?
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you hang a modern swing chair?
The best way to hang the modern Organic Swing porch swing is to mount the swing from two points, spaced a minimum of 64” apart. Mounting hardware should have an adequate working load specified by the manufacturer.
How do you maintain a front porch swing?
The Organic Porch Swing recommends periodically applying an oil-based sealer with UV protection to the wooden porch swing, as wood will naturally fade and dry when exposed to the sun. The sealer can be wiped onto the wood over the existing layer.
How much weight can a hanging chair hold?
You might have an idea where you want to hang your porch swing before you make your purchase. However, confirming that your front porch can support the weight of a hanging porch swing needs to be your first and foremost consideration.
Any weight-bearing object needs to be hung from a joist. Beadboard, plywood, or any other ceiling material will not be strong enough to hold the weight of a swinging porch. A typical two-person swing can be supported by a single 2 x 8 joist, two 2 x 6 joists, or three 2 x 4 joists.
The Organic Swing is designed to safely support a working load limit of 600 lbs.
Where do you place a porch swing?
Location is everything when it comes to hanging a porch swing. Knowing where the joists are able to support the swing is a great place to start. Next, consider the orientation of your swing. For example, do you want your swing to face the street, or do you prefer to turn it perpendicular to the street for more privacy? Put a chair where you want to locate the swing so you know the type of view you’ll have once it’s mounted.
How far away from the wall should a porch swing be?
You’ll want to make sure you have enough space on all sides. Choosing a location for your outdoor porch swing is about finding the right space. Make sure the location allows for at least three feet of space behind the swing, and at least 14 inches on either side will prevent it from hitting a wall or railing when it’s in motion. Give yourself two feet on either side of the front porch, as well, for additional motion from the hanging chair swing so you can walk around it comfortably.
What are the shipping options for porch swings?
Organic Swings offers free shipping within the continental USA, shipping to Canada for $149 per swing, and shipping to Alaska and Hawaii for $199 per swing. Our porch swings are made-to-order and typically take 6-8 weeks to ship.
Verified Reviews for Our Porch Swing
I bought my swing in 2008 for inside my flat in San Francisco. Let me just say, everyone loves it! Great design, well-made, and unique near-art for my entry way.Joshua P.
We purchased our swing a few years ago and it is one of a kind. We love the versatility of the swing not to mention the modern simple look. We get so many compliments from our friends and family.Mary N.
We have this swing on our enclosed front porch and we love it. We've had it now for years and it still looks the same as day 1, that is: beautiful and perfect.Vanessa R.
This swing is the most innovative and cool looking swing we’ve ever see. The modularity feature is amazing and fun. We love it!Amiad Z.
This swing was so cool we had to build a porch around it. The removable back is brilliant giving us options you can’t get with a traditional swing.Matthew M.
We love our Organic Swing. It really pulls our front porch together, giving us the swing we always knew we wanted without losing the modern style that's hard to find in hanging swings.Kim R.
We absolutely love our swings! They are the perfect addition to our front porch! They are well-made, sturdy, comfortable and beautiful!Mary P.