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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

How To Choose A Tarp

Tarps are most commonly known throughout the world as basic camping shelters of which there are several different ways in which you can set up. They are also widely used to keep objects and supplies dry in wet weather conditions. Always remember that you should buy a large enough tarp so that it not only covers you from above but from the sides as well. Heavy winds can cause rain to enter your structure horizontally. All depending on your specific needs and location, choosing the correct tarps is vital.


The more common tarp shapes that you will come across are rectangular, square and hex shapes. Catenary tarps are rectangular in shape which means that they have curved seams that reduce superfluous material and sag.

Rectangular tarps are often seen as the most suitable against strong winds for their size. This is because of the ridgepole that is places as a foundation. You will find these shapes in tarps for weddings and parties as they ensure safety for all personnel.
Square shaped tarps on the other hand are far lighter but give less protection from harsh weather conditions. Most temporary camping shelters are square in shape as they are easy to build and transport.


One of the most important aspects about setting up your tap is location. Having large sturdy trees nearby will help secure your tarp structure properly. When it gets very windy, setting up your tarp in the most sheltered place can be the difference between enjoyment and torture. 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Simple Directions on How to set up a Canopy Tent

Canopy tents have been designed to be set up as quickly and efficiently as possible. They are often used for various types of events, parties, functions and on camping trips. Setting up your own canopy tent doesn't need to be a hassle, all you need to do is follow a simple formula. While the canopy tent you purchased may have its own system of poles and attachments, every canopy tent generally follows the same basic formula.

Step 1

Once you have chosen the location for your function or event, clear away any small rocks and debris where you want the canopy tent to go. You can then remove your canopy tent from its casing, make sure to do this slowly and safely.

Step 2

Pull out on one side of the tent to open the roof and extend the poles. Pull down on the poles to telescope and lock them into position. Keep your eyes open for metal knobs sticking out from the holes, this will indicate that the tent poles are locked into position. Certain poles make the use of lock dials which secure the poles in place. Turn these dials until the poles are locked into position.

Step 3

Now set the canopy tent on the ground so the roof is up. Once this is done, secure any rope or guy-lines to the ground by hammering them with pegs. Make sure each rope goes in different directions so that the canopy is fully secure against strong winds. 

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Numerous Uses For Super Heavy Duty Tarps

Super heavy-duty tarps are incredibly strong and tear resistant, lasting far long than your ordinary poly tarp. They also protect very well against powerful UV rays.
There are so many terrific uses for super heavy-duty tarps that we have decided to share a few with you below:


Super heavy-duty tarps and trucking have gone hand in hand for some time now. It creates a perfect shelter for precious cargo all the while shading it from unwanted weather conditions.

Protecting and Storing Lumber

After cutting and harvesting large amounts of lumber, you need to protect it from harsh weather conditions. Super heavy-duty tarps are a great way to protect your harvest as you can purchase these tarps in the sizes that you require for a reasonable price.

Protect Your Barbecue

If you are a barbecue fanatic, there is a good chance that you would like to find a cheap and effective way to protect your barbecue at home. A super heavy-duty tarp is the best solution as it can be shaped to fit your barbecue perfectly and it doesn't cost the earth. You can use it season after season all the while keeping your barbecue like new.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Portable Garage Canopies Are Fantastic

If you are one of those people who park your vehicle or leave your equipment outside uncovered, you should really consider getting yourself a portable garage canopy. With a portable garage canopy, you are subjecting your goods to risk each and every day. The last thing you want to do is damage your investments and bring their value down.

 No matter whether you need to protect a large vehicle or a number of valued investments, you can rest assured that your portable garage canopy will block out any threatening weather. Harmful UV rays can be a vehicle owners’ worst nightmare, hitting your vehicle throughout the day it can cause permanent damage in no time at all. Constant rain and snow can also play havoc on your beloved vehicle; causing rotting and dampness if it manages to get inside.

A portable garage canopy is great for every day and seasonal use. Protect a car or truck from daily sun exposure by parking them inside a portable garage canopy. Easy in and out access is yet another fantastic reason to purchase yourself a portable garage canopy. Never worry about clearing the snow off your vehicle again when you park it underneath a portable garage canopy. Some vehicles like boats and motorcycles are not used year round, however. Keep them inside a portable garage canopy in the off season to keep them maintained and not lose their value. You spent a lot of money on your vehicles, and it is worth spending a little more to ensure you preserve their value.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Know Your Poly Tarps

Poly tarps are not only the most popular and most common tarp type in the world, they also come with loads of benefits to the buyer that include:

  • If you live in arctic conditions, poly tarps are definitely the best choice for you. Even under extreme cold, poly tarps remain flexible.
  • Poly tarps are known to be the cheaper choice with polyethylene being far cheaper to produce than any other type of material.
  • If you live where the sun’s rays are particularly harsh, poly tarps are known to handle sun damage extremely well. Your poly tarp will protect your items from the sun for a long period of time before needing to be replaced.
  • Setting up a tarp can be quite a difficult task indeed, especially if the tarp is very large.  Luckily, poly tarps weight far less than most other poly materials. This means that when it comes to assembly, none are easier than poly tarps.
  • If you cannot find the right poly tarp in your area the good news is that poly tarps are by far the cheapest type of trap to ship, this is because of its light weight.
  • Polyethylene is a petroleum based material, this means that when the price of oils goes up the price of poly tarps generally go up as well.
  • Poly tarps are often used in the relief of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes. 

Friday, December 13, 2013

Using Tarp in an emergency

For those who did not know, Tarpaulin (commonly called tarp) is used in emergency and disaster relief situations all over the world: 

Due to its strong and flexible nature, tarp is an excellent temporary shelter and has been used in disaster situations ranging from earthquakes, floods, fires as well as tornadoes and hurricanes/typhoons. Relief agencies and disaster management organisations  have helped save thousands of lives the world over by using tarp material in the construction of emergency relief shelters in very many varying places including South east Asia after the 2004 Tsunami, The earthquakes in Haiti and Pakistan recently as well as the most recent typhoon in the Philippines. Tarp is used in conjunction with shelter kits as it is UV resistant, storm resistant, water proof (or water resistant). The tarp material is also cheap to manufacture and buy despite its many uses.

Tarp is especially used in cold weather situations: The tarp material is not very permeable. Meaning that particles do not move easily through the material (hence it being UV/water resistant). This also means that the tarp material is a great insulator of heat. 

In cold weather climates or certain times of the year, being trapped in cold weather can be life-threatening due to hypothermia. 

If you are in such a situation whether it is a camping trip gone wrong or you stuck in your car on a snow swept road, Tarp can literally save your life.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Poly-fabric welding in the production of Tarpaulin (tarp).

Tarpaulin (more commonly known as Tarp) is a specific sheet covering used in many outdoor recreation activities and industry. Manufactured from canvas or plastics it is waterproof/resistant and very tough.

People have wondered how this material is made so strong, especially the tarp’s designed for industrial applications such as: transporting goods such as chemicals or cars, sealing off hazardous areas (tarp does not ‘’breathe’’) or covering terraces from environmental damage whilst they are being built. 

Tarps due to the heavy wear and tear nature they will be exposed to, need to be designed to be both strong and flexible, but also be able to resist the effects of prolonged UV exposure to ensure a longer lifespan of the tarp material.

Below are some of the techniques used in the production of tarpaulin:
  • Hot air welding is a technique used to raise the temperature of the tarp sections close to the weld point by the joint. Often this is used to join irregular shapes of poly-fabric. 
  • Wedge Welding is used to seal thinner fabrics. With this technique, the speed, temperature and pressure of the welding process can be tightly controlled. Two pieces of tarp are placed on a heated wedge where the join is supposed to be, the fabric is pulled over the wedge, thus joining the two in an incredibly strong weld. 
  • With Frequency Welding, high frequency electromagnetic waves raise the temperature of the tarp material. The plastic is softened, allowing for joining and then sealing of the materials. This is a quick process and can be localized easily for precision work.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The many uses of Portable Garages

The many advances in technology have these days allowed for Portable Garages to be incredibly versatile, The tough exterior has UVA and UVB protection that prevents harmful rays of the sun from damaging the external surface of your vehicle, ordinarily these sun rays would damage the paint on the scars surface:  

Not only do they provide the stated goal of protecting a vehicle from the elements, but nowadays they can fulfill a number of useful roles, we shall expand on this below: 
Most portable garages have a storage capacity space of either 2 or 3 cars. If you have more space than cars, the portable garage becomes perfect to store boats, small machinery, tools, bike, lawnmowers and so much more.  

Are you a gardener? Due to their ability to shield objects form strong UV rays, the portable garage can be an ideal temporary green house. Your plants will not get damaged in the summer, and you can easily take the entire structure down when you want to.

So you were hoping to host that outdoor party until the bad weather arrived……Now your portable garage is here to help: it’s spacious and will protect you and your guests from that nasty wind/rain.

If you/your family are keen on camping holidays or just like to spend a lot of time outdoors in nature, the portable garage is ideal: It is easy to assemble/disassemble; it offers extra storage space for items (boat/jet ski, camping goods etc.), it can also shield perishable items such as bread/milk/meat.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

What to Look for When Buying a Tarp

While you may think that all tarps are made equal, the truth is that they really aren’t. There are many different types of tarps available all with their own unique benefits and uses. If you have been considering purchasing a tarp, we strongly recommend that you keep these points in mind before you hand over your money.

Is the Tarp Fully Waterproof or Not?

Make sure that you read the label on the tarp thoroughly as it should state whether the tarp is fully waterproof or just water resistant. You can speak to a sales consultant at the business you are buying from; they should be able to tell you whether it is right or wrong for your needs. Reading up online in terms or reviews can also give you a clear indication.

How Thick Should My Tarp Be?

Unless you are using your tarp for heavy construction or loading, you don’t need to worry about having a thick tarp. A relatively thin tarp can keep out rain and protect against the elements.

Is the Tarp Durable Enough For My Needs?

If you are looking to tie down important content, make sure that the holes at the ends of your tarp look sturdy and secure. While it may look impressive when you buy it, reading up on reviews from other people’s experiences is definitely the best way to make sure you are getting the best.

What other advice can you share when buying a tarp for the first time? 

Great Places to Use a Party Tent

Party tents are incredibly versatile and easy to set up, making them perfect when hosting an event or special occasion. Having a party tent means that you and your guest will be protected from any weather conditions that may occur. You can rest assured that your party or event will go smoothly. Here are some fun occasions where a party tent is a must.

Graduation Party

One of the best experiences that any young adult can go through is graduating with a qualification. This is one of the biggest achievements that you can earn in your life and so you should celebrate getting there. Invite all your family and friends for an outdoor lunch or dinner and seat them under your party tent. They will be shaded and relaxed even if it is hot or windy outside.

Music Festivals

If you are in charge of organizing a music festival or live band, you should really consider using party tents. You can set the up I strategic places so that those attending can get shade from the elements. Party goers will be able to enjoy their day and so will you.

Cocktail Evening

If you are having a cocktail evening at your home or a set location, you should considering setting up a party tent. This will shelter you and your guests from the cold evening and prevent any harsh winds or rain ruining your night.

Can you think of any other ideas for a party tent?