Tarps are those multi-purpose tools many households like to have around. Sometimes their purpose is specific. At other times it can be used for more general jobs. When ordering your 7×10 clear tarps, what job do you have in mind?
Could it be to cover the roof of a dog kennel? Even Rover prefers not to get wet when it rains. Covering plants in a small garden shelter from wind and extreme conditions can help protect them for better health, not to mention more comfortable working conditions for the green thumb. A slight level of UV protection offers at least a bit of a barrier from harmful sun exposure to both people and animals.
These polyethylene (otherwise know as poly) tarps are much lighter and easier to put in place that a plank of wood. Made of clear film, they are strong in spite of their weight. Their job is to repel water, resist rot and mildew.
This means that you can fold up the tarp after a rainy spell and put it away without expecting to find a moldy mess when next you haul it out. They take up very little space. Even a child could be given the job of set-up or clean-up without trouble. Reinforced rope edges barely add to the weight though they provide support for a long tarp life.
If you are an avid grower and want the protect your crops from the elements, the clear tarps are a great way to let the sun light in and at the same time control the water output. Most growers like the clear tarps to build greenhouses.
Many party organizers will use the clear tarps for parties. Many times we will see large white tents with clear side walls for people to see in out out of the tent. Party rental companies are also big users of these types of tarps due to their durability.
Check carefully to see what comes with your tarps. Purchase it on its own if no framing is required. Use the eyelets, known as grommets, at regular intervals to fix a tarp down using ball bungees or rope.
When a consumer plans to build a structure using the tarps on a slant, one option is to buy a kit. Inside should be items such as steel fittings including corners. You may also get rubber bungees, though tubing might not be included. Investigate measurements carefully.