Saturday, May 12, 2012

Uses For Outdoor Canopy Tents

More often than not, when people think of outdoor canopy tents, they generally think of recreational uses. While this is certainly true, there are also many other uses and benefits for using them. In the event of a natural disaster, these structures are very critical. Regardless if it is due to flooding, fires, hurricanes or tornadoes, having tents is critical to the relief efforts.
They can be built quickly and are portable. They can be used to shelter you from the harshness of the weather. It does not matter if the need is for shade from the sun, protection from smoke and debris or simply to provide a place to serve a warm meal, the options are endless. Disaster recoveries and efforts greatly rely on structure like this. They also provide for a great way to store boxes of supplies such as food, water and medicine. These are all very valuable items that need to be secure and easy to get to in immediate situations.
Naturally, they are also great for many recreational activities as well. Many people need these tents for celebration events. This includes weddings, receptions, graduations and birthday parties. Also, they are used by funeral homes for graveside services, athletic teams for shade and water coolers and other functions.
A lot of people that enjoy the outdoors love these tents. They can be used for shelter or even provide for sleeping accommodations. Regardless of your need, the canopy tents can store easily and be moved around easily too. They come available in many sizes and price ranges. There are even different colors to choose from too.
They are simple to clean and maintain. Construction of the framing provides for a sturdy and safe base to support the tent. Safety and functionality are very important when shopping for outdoor tents. Be sure you are getting one that meets these important components.

Below are some uses and ideas for canopy tents:

  • Patio Shade
  • Covering the car - Less need to wash.
  • The beach.  Everyone is always envious of the person with a canopy at the beach
  • Backyard storage.  Storing your things in an enclosed canopy is a great and inexpensive way to store your stuff.
  • A small enclosed canopy tent makes a great little house for your dog if you have one.
  • Entertain your guests with style and weather protection 
  • Great protection for a motorcycle, boat or RV.
 The structure is so simple.  Basically the canopy is comprised of poles and connectors.  You lay a fitted tarp on top, tie it to the frame with ball bungees and you are set!
Above is an enclosed canopy tent.  The tarp top and walls are attached with ball bungee cords.

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