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    Extend the Outdoor Dining Season with Reliable Restaurant Tents

    Outdoor dining can really help restaurateurs expand their seating capacity. While some diners enjoy being able to have a restaurant meal outdoors, others have decided to eat out because it’s the only dining option. Every fall, restaurants that rely on their outdoor business have a tough decision to make. Do they keep their patios and decks open during the fall, winter, and early spring, or do they close for the season? Usually for restaurants in cold weather regions, shuttering outdoor dining is a no-brainer. However, the pandemic has caused restaurants everywhere to shift their game plans. Outdoor dining has become their main source of revenue, and without it they have no livelihood. Several restaurants have persisted in 2020 with traditional patio dining. However, many of...

    If You Can’t Go to the Game, Have a Backyard Tailgate Party

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    There’s no better gameday experience than a pregame tailgate party! Tailgating has become as much of a national pastime as the sport itself. Whether it’s just you and your friends or you and your friends and a bunch of random strangers you meet in the stadium or racetrack parking lot, tailgating memories often last longer than your memory of the game or race! However, it’s not always possible to have a tailgate party at a live sporting event. That’s because the event you want to attend may be a hard ticket to get, or the venue does not allow tailgating to take place. At some stadiums, you need a special permit to throw a tailgate party in the parking lot. Also, your favorite team may...

    18 Cool and Creative Uses for a Portable Canopy

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    Whether you’re planning an outdoor family, business, community event, unpredictable weather can make planning tricky. A portable canopy can provide quick shade or instant protection from the rain. A portable canopy is a portable shelter that collapses for easy storage and transportation. Generally, a portable canopy comes in two pieces: a sturdy powder-coated steel canopy frame and a durable fabric canopy top. Portable canopies are often called pop-up canopies because the canopy part of the frame pops-up when it is opened. The legs of a portable canopy are height-adjustable to provide quick shade and weather protection and variable headroom. Pop-up canopies generally come with a convenient carry case, which makes them easy to store on a shelf, in a closet, or in a garage or...

    Bringing Customers Outdoors: The Business Benefit of a Party Tent

    When you think of a party tent, you probably think about weddings, carnivals, or other celebrations. But small and medium size businesses can use a party tent to gain market share and create memorable customer experiences. Party tents are extremely versatile business tools. They can be used as awnings to keep customers protected from the elements, or as enclosed spaces for receptions, lectures, and presentations. Let’s look at the pros and cons of owning a party tent, and the ways your business can benefit from owning one instead of renting one. How Businesses Can Benefit from Party Tent Ownership Businesses ranging from mom and pop retail stores to accounting firms can benefit from owning its own party tent. If your business owns one, it opens...

    Have Fun This Summer with These Backyard Family Activities

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    Traditionally, the summertime is a great time to get away with the family. However, work schedules, summer camps, and other activities can keep a family vacation from taking place. But fun family activities don’t have to take place on the road. You can make memories with your family right in your own backyard! There are several family activities that you can do right in your own backyard this summer. Some family activities require strength and teamwork, while others allow you all to relax and enjoy. Also, some of these activities can bring more fun to your next backyard gathering. From giant board games to family yoga, here are six backyard family activities that will make it a memorable summer. Set Up a Virtual Campout Virtual...

    Adapting to Change: 6 Ways Businesses Can Use Canopies and Pop-Ups

    Pop-up Canopy for use outside a retail store
    Whether you manage a big-box store or own a mom-and-pop store, shelter-at-home directives have forced your business to change. If you run an essential business, your business operations have shifted, and adapting to change is necessary. If you own or manage an essential business that sells food, medicine, or hardware, you’re more than likely able to remain open. But can you ensure the health and safety of your employees as customers come visit your business? As customers and employees adjust to social distancing, canopy tents and pop-up canopies can play a big role. Let’s look at 6 ways your business can use these shelters to improve customer experience and adapt to change. Quik Shade and ShelterLogic have developed great products to make it easier for...

    How Medical Screening Tents Provide Reliable Spaces for Screening Patients

    When the threat of infectious diseases grows, hospitals and medical centers may require additional spaces for patients, doctors and nurses. Medical tents and medical screening tents are convenient solutions for patient testing, storing medical equipment, and setting up emergency screening spaces. Fabric buildings and portable tents are in high demand when there’s an epidemic or pandemic, such as the flu or COVID-19. When the need arises, these structures can be quickly assembled and easily anchored to a variety of outdoor spaces. ShelterLogic manufactures various fabric buildings and portable tents that can be used for screening purposes. Many of those could be used in the medical field as a medical screening tent, containment tent, surge tent, and triage tent. How Can a Temporary Building be Used...

    The AccelaFrame: 5 Places to Use Your Easy Up Canopy

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    If you spend any time outside, buying an easy up canopy is a no-brainer. The AccelaFrame Canopy 10 x 20 ft. is a hassle-free way to keep yourself or your property out of those harmful UV rays.  It’s a durable option that will provide you with 200 sq. Ft. of shade in just 15 minutes. Here are 5 places you can take advantage of this ShelterLogic Canopy. Put Your Toes in the Sand Imagine sitting on your portable chair at the beach, listening to the waves crash and waiting on a hot dog from the grill. The only problem is, the sun is beating down on your head and you’re squinting while trying to read your book. The AccelaFrame Canopy will keep you cool while providing…

    Kick Off Football Season with Must-Have Football Party Accessories

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    Now that summer is coming to a close, you can finally look forward to some cooler weather, and of course football season! If everyone comes to your house to watch the big game, why not turn your average day on the couch into an amazing outdoor football party? Whether you’re just having a few friends over, or maybe the entire neighborhood, you should find football party accessories that will keep your company cool and comfortable while cheering on their team. Football Party Accessories for A Smaller Crowd The first thing to decide before throwing your football party is how many people are going to join you for your get-together. If the goal is to set up your television outside for a few friends to enjoy…

    Perfect Shade and Seating Accessories for Football Games and Parties

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    Football games are so much more than watching the action on the field. Whether you’re catching your favorite professional team play, or you’re at your child’s high school game, tailgating is a tradition fans take seriously. Time with friends and family before the game is just as important as the game itself. So next time you’re getting the grill and hot dogs ready, think about football game accessories that will take your festivities to the next level. How to Beat the Heat at Football Games   Tailgating canopies are essential for every football fan. In between cornhole games, you and your family will want a place to relax out of the sun to enjoy drinks and hamburgers. But you also don’t want to spend all…

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