Video Homecrest Chair Sling Install

We have put together this informative video showing the step by step process for installing a typical Homecrest Style sling. For more information on typical Homecrest Style sling installations, download our PDF Homecrest Style Sling Chair Installation instructions at the link below.
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How To Install a Homecrest Style Chair Sling 

Homecrest Style Sling Chair Installation  Steps

  1. This video will teach you the basic procedure on how to install a Homecrest style replacement sling.
  2. Please be advised that chair types vary by model number and not all installations are the same.
  3. Begin by loosening and removing the four set screws holding the chair frame to the swivel base.
  4. With the screws removed, slide the chair frame off of the swivel base.
  5. Oftentimes a rubber mallet is needed to break the two pieces loose from each other.
  6. Next, loosen and remove all of the nuts holding the chair frame together.Turn the chair right side up and remove the arms from the chair frame.
  7. When removing the arms, flex the chair back inward so that the arms separate from the threaded studs easily.
  8. Now, flip the chair back over and begin removing the spreader bars from the frame using the supplied hook tool.
  9. Place the hook tool through the larger hole in the spreader bar onto the bolt on the chair frame and use leverage to loosen the spreader bar.
  10. Do the same for the chair's sub-frame and remaining spreader bars.
  11. Remove the sling rails from inside the sling. You may also cut the old sling in half if you are certain that you will not need it.
  12. Lay your new replacement sling face down on the table and insert the sling rails into the new sling.
  13. Be sure that the threaded studs along the sling rail are exposed through their respective slots along the replacement sling.
  14. Next, install the top and bottom spreader bars onto the sling rails.
  15. Pay close attention to the holes in the spreader bar as one hole is larger than the other.
  16. Place the end with the smaller hole onto the top stud on the sling rail and fasten with a nut and washer.
  17. The opposite end of the spreader bar will be installed with the supplied hook tool.
  18. With the handle facing outward, insert the tool through the larger hole in the spreader bar and place the opening of the tool over the stud on the sling rail.
  19. Make certain that the contoured curve of the hook tool is directed outward.
  20. Use one hand to apply inward pressure to the hook tool while the other presses down on the spreader bar.
  21. Oftentimes a rubber mallet is necessary to lower the bar into position.
  22. Lightly twist the hook tool to remove it.
  23. Place a washer and nut onto the spreader bar and fasten.
  24. Next install the bottom spreader bar using the same techniques, however, this time do not install the nut and washer.
  25. You will now install the chair's sub-frame onto the two lower sets of threaded studs.
  26. Attach one end of the sub-frame onto the second set of threaded studs up from the end of the sling rails.
  27. Use the supplied hook tool to install the sub frame using the same techniques you used installing the spreader bars.
  28. Once installed, fasten the upper portion of the frame using nuts and washers.
  29. The other end of the sub frame should fit easily onto the last set of threads on the sling rails.
  30. Your chair frame should now look like this.
  31. We will now install the arms onto the frame.
  32. Fasten the lower portion of the arms onto the last threaded stud on the chair frame and fasten with a nut and washer.
  33. Install the upper portion of the arm to the threaded stud located on the chair back.
  34. Flex the chair rails forward and the hole on the chair arm should easily fit over the threaded stud.
  35. Repeat for the second arm and securely tighten all nuts on the chair frame.
  36. Now, slide the posts of the swivel base into the holes on the chair's sub-frame being certain that the base is seated properly in place.
  37. Finally, tighten the four set screws securely to hold the swivel base in place.

How To Install a Homecrest Style Chair Sling 

Homecrest Style Sling Chair Installation  Steps

  1. This video will teach you the basic procedure on how to install a Homecrest style replacement sling.
  2. Please be advised that chair types vary by model number and not all installations are the same.
  3. Begin by loosening and removing the four set screws holding the chair frame to the swivel base.
  4. With the screws removed, slide the chair frame off of the swivel base.
  5. Oftentimes a rubber mallet is needed to break the two pieces loose from each other.
  6. Next, loosen and remove all of the nuts holding the chair frame together.Turn the chair right side up and remove the arms from the chair frame.
  7. When removing the arms, flex the chair back inward so that the arms separate from the threaded studs easily.
  8. Now, flip the chair back over and begin removing the spreader bars from the frame using the supplied hook tool.
  9. Place the hook tool through the larger hole in the spreader bar onto the bolt on the chair frame and use leverage to loosen the spreader bar.
  10. Do the same for the chair's sub-frame and remaining spreader bars.
  11. Remove the sling rails from inside the sling. You may also cut the old sling in half if you are certain that you will not need it.
  12. Lay your new replacement sling face down on the table and insert the sling rails into the new sling.
  13. Be sure that the threaded studs along the sling rail are exposed through their respective slots along the replacement sling.
  14. Next, install the top and bottom spreader bars onto the sling rails.
  15. Pay close attention to the holes in the spreader bar as one hole is larger than the other.
  16. Place the end with the smaller hole onto the top stud on the sling rail and fasten with a nut and washer.
  17. The opposite end of the spreader bar will be installed with the supplied hook tool.
  18. With the handle facing outward, insert the tool through the larger hole in the spreader bar and place the opening of the tool over the stud on the sling rail.
  19. Make certain that the contoured curve of the hook tool is directed outward.
  20. Use one hand to apply inward pressure to the hook tool while the other presses down on the spreader bar.
  21. Oftentimes a rubber mallet is necessary to lower the bar into position.
  22. Lightly twist the hook tool to remove it.
  23. Place a washer and nut onto the spreader bar and fasten.
  24. Next install the bottom spreader bar using the same techniques, however, this time do not install the nut and washer.
  25. You will now install the chair's sub-frame onto the two lower sets of threaded studs.
  26. Attach one end of the sub-frame onto the second set of threaded studs up from the end of the sling rails.
  27. Use the supplied hook tool to install the sub frame using the same techniques you used installing the spreader bars.
  28. Once installed, fasten the upper portion of the frame using nuts and washers.
  29. The other end of the sub frame should fit easily onto the last set of threads on the sling rails.
  30. Your chair frame should now look like this.
  31. We will now install the arms onto the frame.
  32. Fasten the lower portion of the arms onto the last threaded stud on the chair frame and fasten with a nut and washer.
  33. Install the upper portion of the arm to the threaded stud located on the chair back.
  34. Flex the chair rails forward and the hole on the chair arm should easily fit over the threaded stud.
  35. Repeat for the second arm and securely tighten all nuts on the chair frame.
  36. Now, slide the posts of the swivel base into the holes on the chair's sub-frame being certain that the base is seated properly in place.
  37. Finally, tighten the four set screws securely to hold the swivel base in place.