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Can I order Sunbrella samples before I place my order?
Yes you can! Please order your Sunbrella samples at http://www.lcswingbeds.com/product-p/sample.htm OR by emailing claire@lcswingbeds.com . All samples are $2 each, and you will receive a customized i
Do you have a showroom where I can see swing beds in person?
We no longer have a showroom in Mount Pleasant, SC. We recently transitioned our entire warehouse into a production facility based on our consistently increasing demand. However, you can see swing bed
Do you make custom size swing beds and porch beds?
YES! We can make any size swing or porch bed to fit your space. Since every item is built custom per client, we can tailor the size to fit exactly. The cushions are also made-to-order, so we can custo
Do you offer onsite consultations?
We do offer onsite consultations for Charleston, SC locals. However, if you can simply measure your porch (width and depth) and send us a photo along with those measurements, we can provide you with a
How do I adjust the height of my swing bed if the rope has settled?
Please note that 1” rope may settle and stretch more over time than 3/4" rope, meaning that you may need to adjust your swing bed periodically. To adjust your swing, simply lift up on both sides of
How do I decide which rope thickness to buy?
We provide manila rope at two different thicknesses: 3/4” diameter and 1” diameter. The 1” gives a much more substantial look since it is thicker. However, please note that 1” may settle and s
How do I install my swing bed?
We always recommend that a licensed, general contractor hang your swing bed for you. Preferably a contractor with home-building experience. We provide installation services for a flat rate of $275 in
How do I know if my ceiling will support a swing bed?
First and foremost, we always suggest having a general contractor look at your ceiling to evaluate where the joists are located and guarantee structural support. Almost all ceilings are built with som
How do I tie a knot in the rope?
A standard knot is the best knot to use at the base (or below) the swing bed. Just a standard single knot -- pull the knots tightly, and then the weight of the swing bed will further tighten the knots
How much clearance is needed on all sides of a swing bed?
Please allow at least one and a half feet of clearance on all sides, including the back. You will want to leave additional room in front of the swing so that you can easily walk up to sit down. If you
What are the different mattress sizes and outer dimensions of each swing bed?
A crib mattress is 28”x52”. A twin mattress is 39”x75”. A full mattress is 54”x75”. A queen mattress is 60”x80”. A king mattress is 76”x80”. The outer dimensions of each swing bed
What fabric colors and patterns do you offer?
FABRIC OPTIONS All of our fabric options are labeled Indoor, Outdoor, or Indoor/Outdoor. For most of our swings and daybeds, you will be choosing from either the Outdoor category or Indoor/Outdoor ca
What paint colors and stain colors are available? And on what types of wood?
PINE: Looks best in a weathered/vintage finish, but we can stain solid (Varathane brand only) or paint solid if you are okay with a rustic look because pine does have a tendency to warp over time. Pin
Which type of wood should I choose?
We offer pressure-treated, kiln dried pine, cedar and teak. Pine is best for our budget-conscious clients and looks best in a vintage finish. We can also do a solid paint on pine or a solid stain if y
Why choose chain or steel s-hooks over rope?
Chain and Steel S-hooks look great with some of our designs: The “Ion”, The “Peninsula”, and The “Windermere” in particular. You can choose just chain, or you can do a combination of chain