Comparing-Paracord-Types

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

A parachute cord, or paracord, is a special cord that provides an average of three times the strength of a regular cord.  Capable of supporting hundreds of pounds of weight, a paracord is an all-purpose survival tool for both indoor … []

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5-burlap-Halloween-crafts

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Goodbye Summer, hello Fall! Time for warm sweaters, boots and scarves, and a nice pumpkin spice latte. Fall also means that Halloween is right around the corner–to help get you in the mood for the start of the holiday season, … []

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Selecting Room Divider Curtains

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

When it comes to deciding on a room divider curtain, it is important to consider where the curtain will be used, how it will be used, and what curtain fabric is best. Commando Cloth, Sound Absorber, Velour, or 13 oz … []

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Shop-Vinyl-Poly-Tarps

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Tarps vary in type based on material, thickness and weight. Because there can be several options, choosing the right one may be a bit confusing. Two popular materials are vinyl and poly. But–how do you know which one is right … []

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Tarp-Maintenance-Tips

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Increase the Lifespan of Your Tarp Tarps have varied life spans depending on their material type. Poly tarps, for example, are viewed as disposable and can be purchased in most places for just a few bucks. On the other hand, … []

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Paracord Survival Bracelet

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Paracord is often used to make survival bracelets.  550 Paracord is versatile and strong cord make it an ideal tool for outdoor activities such as rope climbing, tourniquets, and making nets.  The paracord’s inner strands can also be used for … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Looking to create some shade? A sun shade sail is a versatile and easy solution for creating shade, reducing heat, blocking the sun, and providing protection against UV rays. It also preserves well and is very cost effective. However, to … []

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Why Use A Sunshade

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Sun Shade Cloths are often times made of woven polypropylene shade cloths and used for many applications to repel heat. CCS’s Sun Shade Cloths offer sun protection by blocking 85% of UVA & UVB rays. Woven Shade Cloths are made … []

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Flame Retardant Inherently Flame Retardant Curtain Fabric

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What Is The Difference Between Flame Retardant And Inherently Flame Retardant Theatre Fabric? Fabrics are an important element in theatre and arts. However, determining the proper type of fabric can sometimes be challenging, especially when it comes to differentiating between … []

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What is Paracord

Written by: Brad Mangurten |

History Paracord (parachute cord, para cord or 550 cord) is a lightweight nylon rope that was first used in World War II by the US military.  Paratroopers as well as other militants found this light cordage to be very versatile … []

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