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Great uses for tarps for this summer 2019.

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Terps have so many applications but there are some important things to consider during summer time.
Here are five creative ways to use tarps the summer:
Slip and slide: get some soap and water and you’re in business. A great way to stay cool and have fun this summer.Forts and mazes: you can build a fort for your child. Emergency blankets: Cover yourself from rain and stay dry when blankets are not available. Poncho: cut a hole in the tarp and use it as a poncho when a waterproof jacket is not available… This can come in handy right after hurricane relief circumstances. Hammock: tie a heavy-duty tarp to trees we have the proper hardware and you have a sturdy hammock.  Simple plastic tarps have so many applications and uses these are just a few that can come in handy this summer.

The Custom Tarps Solution

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When it comes to tarps, one size does not fit all.  Many people that use tarps require a custom tarp solution for the application they are using.  Many tarp companies offer custom made tarps but run into quality issues.  There are several major factors to consider when order custom tarps.  Below are key points to know when ordering custom tarps:


Choose a tarp company that has been in the tarp business for at least 10 to 12 years.  Many things can go wrong in the fabricating process and it is essential to have a reputable company that has been making tarps for a long time.  Many companies say they have been in business for years but that is simply not the case in many cases.  When it comes to making the choice for this investment, spend an extra minute and see how long the company's website has been around.  Companies like www.tarpsplus.com have been around since 1999; those are the kind of companies you want to make your custom tarps for you. Explain your application to the sales …

Tarps In 2019

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Some trends will be changing in the tarp industry for 2019 and consumers will benefit to know these changes. Uses and applications for tarps expand each year for many reasons as well as tarps due to the changing of our atmosphere.  Climate change is real and can effect the weather.  Below are some key points on how tarps will be in demand for 2019:


Storms, hurricanes, floods and fires have increased significantly for the past 20 years.  2018 saw massive hurricanes, storms and fires.  Having tarps on hand is essential for after the storm in the event of a roof getting torn off or covering property from ash due to massive fires in the area.  Fire retardant tarps have been in high demand in 2018 and will see an increase for 2019.Colder and longer winters.  Covering property in harsher and longer winters will be a trend that will continue and poly tarps are always the more economical way to cover things up in the outdoors.Innovation.  Innovative ideas for products and uses requiring tarps…

The Need For Heavy Duty Tarps During Fall

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It's starting to get colder and the leaves are starting to fall.  The elements will start to challenge home owner and businesses.  The uses for heavy duty tarps will be in higher demand for weather protection.  Below are the essential reasons of why heavy duty tarps are in high demand for Fall:


Many people store things outside and the heavy duty poly tarps provide great 100% waterproof protectionCanopy replacement tarps are needed to replace the old tarps on top of canopies and the heavy duty tarps are needed to last the elements.Heavy duty lief tarps are needed to drag and remove debris like leaves, wood and trash.
For more information about heavy duty tarps, go to: https://www.tarpsplus.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html or call: 1-800-838-3057

Poly Tarps vs Canvas Tarps

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Many new tarp owners use tarps for the wrong application and find themselves with a defective piece of material.  The applications for poly tarps and canvas tarps range widely so here are the key points to remember for each type of tarp.











Below are the key points for each type of tarp.

Canvas Tarps:

Thick material Semi absorbentAbrasion resistant Not waterproofNot mildew resistant Not Flexible in freezing temperatures  Poly Tarps: Dense yet still lightUV Resistant 100% waterproofNot a abrasion resistant as the canvasMildew resistantStill flexible in freezing temperatures  The type of applications for each tarp:
Canvas Tarps: Dragging heavy debrisAbsorbing/catching paintDecorative  Poly Tarps: Canopy top Sun ProtectionRoof coverage rain protectionWater retention  The above are just a few application for canvas tarps and poly tarps but there are countless of uses.

What To Expect From Tarps In 2018

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The tarp industry is constantly changing due to the countless of applications for the unique covers.  In 2018 we can expect several particular changes.  As climate change and more extreme weather occurs more types of custom insulated tarps will be in demand.  Record low winter freezes have put various types of shapes and sizes of insulation coverage for many industries for piping, machinery, mechanics etc. 

Leading tarps supplier Tarps Plus owner Michael Stein stated, "We have had a high demand for custom tarps to satisfy more extreme weather related issues."

In 2017 we saw a significant spike in hurricane tarps sales due to hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.  The specialized hurricane tarp covers were needed by over a million people due to the 2017 hurricane season.

Key Points for The Tarp  Industry in 2018:


New start ups in the tarp industry will saturate the market.  Make sure to get quality covers from long term established vendors.Covers like insulated tarps,…

Hurricane tarps after the storm destroys a roof.

After a hurricane people I left with flooding and compromised structures.It is essential to have the proper materials after the hurricane is done in its path.Poly tarps have proven to be the most cost-effective way to cover a roof to prevent further water damage to The dwelling.  Below are key points to know when using poly tarps for hurricane damage:
Make sure the tarp is 100% waterproof to prevent any further leakage.The poly tarp is used until a roofing company can repair of the compromised structure so in most cases only light duty tarps are necessary.Grommets with rope reinforcement around the perimeter of the tarp are important for securing the cover to the structure.The most popular sizes of tarp used for roofing contractors are 16' x 20', 20' x 20', 20' x 25' and 20' x 40'.Not all hurricane tarps are made equally so it's important to ask the thickness, Denier, ripe reinforcement, grommet spacing and UV coating.