RBI Solar, Inc. has received approval from the California Division of State Architect on a Pre-Check solar carport structure design. The approval includes several canopy configurations to provide its clients with design flexibility. RBI made the move to create a more cost-effective solar racking structure. The structural plan review process is typically lengthy, which can […]
Dylan Miller, a 22-year-old English and philosophy major at Juniata College in Pennsylvania, decided that for his senior project in simple living he wanted to emulate Thoreau. He built a 17-foot-square, 9-foot-high hut in the woods from fallen trees and used leaves as insulation and a tarp for a roof. The interior of the hut […]
Many people choose to celebrate the holiday season by decorating their homes with Christmas trees that they buy from farms or cut down themselves. If you are planning to buy a Christmas tree and transport it to your house on top of your car, you want to do it with as little work and mess […]
Outdoor retailer L.L. Bean is introducing new limited edition handbags for Boston Red Sox fans. The one-of-a-kind tote and boat bags are fashioned out of the rain-delay tarp that protected the Fenway Park infield from rain during the Boston Red Sox 2013 season. The bags have red handles that feature the dates of every Red […]
Many people who use tarps for shelter when camping have experienced strong winds that tore out a grommet in the corner of the tarp. You can prevent wind from damaging your tarp by spreading stress and strain among three grommets in the corner. You can purchase a grommet kit at a hardware store or home […]
Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on November 7, caused catastrophic damage, utterly decimating whole cities. People who were left homeless in the aftermath desperately need tarps to provide improvised shelters, in addition to food, water, and medicine. Relief supplies have been slow to arrive. Hundreds of thousands of residents of the Philippines were left […]
At the Citi Open they experimented with using tarps to cover the playing surface during a rain delay.
Canopy structures, no matter if you purchase a valance structure for temporary storage or a galvanized steel shelter, are composed of several parts: a polyethylene cover that has potential to tear or experience wear over time and various metal components that may rust or see the powder coating chip off. As many canopies, portable garages, […]
Like the nearby Dolphins, the Jacksonville Jaguars are in a conundrum over stadium tarps covering 10,000 seats in EverBank Field.
Since we’re in the middle of fall at the moment, going pumpkin picking is an appropriate activity for children and their parents. But with recent and sudden colder temperatures in the northern part of the country, and some areas experiencing snowfall, some pumpkins, as well as other fall crops, need protection from frost. Frost can […]