A canvas tarp is made for many applications. One of the most popular use for a canvas tarp is a painter’s drop cloth. Before the inception of plastic tarps, the canvas tarp was used by mostly everybody in the canvas industry. Boat covering is still another use for the canvas tarp. Many uses where breathable material is needed calls for a good canvas tarp. Although the canvas tarp maybe treated and waterproof, the cotton base material enables it to breath thus preventing a chance for mold and unwanted moisture. The canvas tarp can be more expensive than most plastic based tarps but the durability of a canvas tarp toward wear and tear makes it a top choice. Many people in the truck industry still use because they can handle the harsh wind. The thick cotton canvas’ thickness gives it a resiliency that helps compensate to the higher cost. If you are needing a tarp cover that can handle heavy winds we suggest the canvas tarp.