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Multi-Purpose And Multi-Functional Blue Poly Tarps

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Blue poly tarps are among the most poplar tarpaulins on the market. Because of their versatility and durability, the tarpaulin has become a staple in almost every home. It is best known for the durability and resilience of the textiles used to manufacture the tarpaulins. They are often used in the home or garden, in construction, workshops, camping trips and many other locations. These blue tarpaulins are the most popular color on the market. While regular tarpaulins may be thin, this model will withstand the elements and is treated to be fire retardant, mold resistant and water resistant. The tarpaulins are made from woven nylon cord and polyethylene laminate. The thread size is normally 700 to 800 deniers and the finished product weighs between 2 to 4 ounces per square yard.They are perfect for multi-functional uses such as covering items that will be exposed to the elements. They are water resistant and, when tied down securely will protect most items from wind, hail, …

The Importance Of Tarps During Disaster

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When you think about tarps the first thing that comes to mind is the everyday activities they are used for. Covering cars, canopies from the shade, and storage are just some of the small uses for these items, but they are equipped to handle much harder jobs. It is important to have a few of these items on hand to help with a possible disaster recovery. Disasters can strike at any time and sometimes without notice. During this time many people rely on tarps to help them in the repair of their property. Hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, straight line winds, and fire are a few of the disasters that can damage your home or other property. With these disasters come a time of recovery that will usually include a need for the polyethylene material.During the recent tornado event in Alabama there were many thousands of tarps that were used to protect the roofs of homes that were damaged. When looking at aerial views, the paths of the tornadoes were evident by the sea of blue from …

The History And Uses Of The Tarps

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The tarp is a large sheet of material that has a number of useful purposes. The original tarps were made of cotton and covered with tar to make them a water resistant material. Sailors made use tarps on cargo ships. They would wrap the material around their goods to protect them from the water, wind, and other weathering elements. While these were not called tarps at the time, many believe this is where they originated, and since that time, these handy accessories have evolved into very functional products that are available in a variety of types and materials, designed specifically for various tasks.Many use tarps to store or protect other items. Weather resistant styles are used outside to cover expensive items such as vehicles, farm and garden equipment, campers, motorcycles, trailers, grills, and patio furniture. Many of these are also UV resistant, making them ideal for protecting items that may discolor with lengthened exposure to sunlight.While cotton was the first…

Importance Of Owning Tarps

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Due to the devastating events in recent months tarps have become essential product to have on hand. As everyone who has seen the after effects of hurricanes in Louisiana, or the Tornadoes that have ravaged the Midwest can attest, these items are indispensable. There are a few good reasons why you need to have an ample supply of these on hand. What happens when a natural disaster occurs is that buildings become susceptible to the weather. Natural disasters and inhospitable temperature, rain, and wind can cause damage to existing structures and this makes it impossible to quickly erect a new structure. When this sort of timely construction is not possible it is imperative that you have another more viable means of protecting your goods, materials and belongings. This is why tarps are so essential.
There are any number of method which you can use but the main component of any of these will involve using a tarp. If you are in an area devastated by tornadoes such as we have se…