Written by: Brad Mangurten |

We know just how it feels. A storm caused heavy rain and strong winds. Inches of snow have melted quickly in the sun. You’re in your home and see water dripping from the ceiling, along a vent pipe, or down … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Before starting any painting job, you have to get a drop cloth down over furnishings, floors, and counters. If you don’t, you’ll spend hours cleaning up paint splatters and drips. Not only that, you protect against damage from spills if … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Protection from rain, snow, and ice is important. You want dry firewood for your stove or fireplace. You don’t want to go camping and end up with water coming through the roof. You need to keep your construction equipment dry. … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Tarps are used in so many situations. In winter, tarps cover outdoor pools, stacks of firewood, and patio furniture. They’re sun shades, temporary walls to cut wind or inclement weather from worksites or porches, and shelters when camping. By choosing … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Think about the things you need from the tarps you use while camping. Your choice of tarp needs to repel water. It needs to withstand winds and the heat from a campfire or tent heater. You don’t want it ripping … []

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Can a tarp catch on fire? The answer depends on the type of tarp. Some tarps can catch fire. Being too close to lighting or heat source is a common way for a tarp to catch. A tent that’s too … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

What are the best tarps for dump trucks? There’s no standard answer for that. It comes down to what the tarp is going to cover and at what speeds your dump truck is traveling at. A cheaper tarp may be … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

The cost of theater and stage curtains ranges from a few thousand to as much as a hundred thousand. It comes down to the fabric you choose, the width and height of the opening you’re adding curtains to, and whether … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Your outdoor carport needs to stand up to the weather. Freezing temperatures, snow and ice, and strong winds have the power to destroy some tarps in a matter of days. It’s important to pick the best tarp for a carport … []

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Written by: Brad Mangurten |

Winter weather has already arrived in some areas with unexpected snowstorms. As the temperatures dip, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your boat. There’s more to winterizing than pulling your boat from the water. One of the main considerations … []

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