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Advantages of Canvas Tarps Over Poly Tarps

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Canvas tarp is without a doubt the most popular type of cover in the world. This can be attributed to their versatility and wide range of colors and grades of material. These products are made from 100 percent cotton fabric. This makes them ideal for a variety of applications.
Most manufacturers and retailers sell covers with standard measurements and colors. However, users can place orders for customized covers. For instance, they can choose the size they need and their preferred colors. They must also specify the grade of tarp material that they prefer.
It is important to note that these covers are not waterproof. They are water resistant. This simply means that the fabric will absorb some water but it will not let it pass through. It will also take some time to dry up. During its manufacture, the material is treated to make it mildew and mold resistant. The final result is a material that can be used in different environmental conditions.
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Why You Should Use White Fire Retardant Tarps

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When purchasing a tarp for use around the home or construction site, there are some considerations to make. What color, what size, and what type of material are some of the questions you face. One question that does not often occur to everyone is whether or not the tarp needs to be fire resistant. There are several very good reasons to buy white fire retardant tarps. The first and simplest reason to buy them is that they protect your possessions from fire. You cover up your boat, lawn mower, or spare furniture to protect them from dust, grime, and rain. It is logical to also protect those valuable objects from heat, sun, and fire.
When it is time to go camping, you probably bring a tarp along for some sort of shelter. You might cover your firewood with it, or use it to keep your food dry. In any of these cases, when you build a campfire you do not want to worry about your tarp becoming ablaze.
If you are at work or at home and have a portable heater that you need to pr…