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    Sheltercation with Style

    Our homes are our retreats, at least we like to think they are. As we shelter at home, now more than ever it’s paramount to create outdoor spaces that evoke feelings of bliss, joy and escape. For me, I relish in creating spaces outside that make me feel like I am on vacation in my own backyard, sheltering at home. But how, right? It is so much easier than you think, you just need the right pieces to create your own vacation retreat at home and have your own Sheltercation experience. The old adage says your outdoor oasis should be an extension of your home with the same palette and design aesthetic but that is not the golden rule anymore. Who says you need to…

    Looking for Elegant Outdoor Shade? Check Out These Backyard Gazebo Ideas

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    No matter the season, it’s always fun to entertain friends and family. Whether it’s a get together for the big game, or a holiday gathering, enjoying food and fun outdoors never goes out of style. Sometimes shade can be at a premium when it comes to those outdoor parties. A fabulous way to give your guests comfort while adding style to your backyard is by adding a gazebo. Here are some backyard gazebo ideas that will take your outdoor décor to the next level. What are the Benefits of a Backyard Gazebo? A backyard gazebo is freestanding or attached structure without walls. It is designed to protect people from the sun and other weather while they enjoy time in their backyards. However, a backyard gazebo...

    What is a Temporary Garage, and Why Do I Need One?

    Are you looking to store and protect your car, truck, SUV, boat, or other vehicle? Are you running out of storage space in your basement, attic, or garage? Do you need at-home or on-site workshop space for a variety of projects? If your answer is “yes” to any of the above questions, then the answer is to get a temporary garage. What is a Temporary Garage? A temporary garage, also known as a portable outdoor building or a portable garage, is designed to offer reliable, low-maintenance shelter for various types vehicles or items that need protection. They can also be used to store and protect construction and landscaping equipment and provide bulk storage. Although portable garages are considered temporary buildings, they are not constructed cheaply. They...

    Top 10 Things You and Your Family Can Do When You Stay Home

    It’s hard to stay home when the weather starts to get nice. You and your family may be tempted to go hiking, have a picnic in the park, or hit the playground. But until we flatten the curve with social distancing, home is where your health is. You don’t have to be bored or inactive in the house when you stay home. There are plenty of things you and your family can do in your own backyard. In fact, there may be some activities that you wanted to do, if you had the chance to stay home. Now is your chance for you and your family to take advantage of your backyard. Don’t have any family projects in mind? Here’s our list of the top...

    Caring for Your Tarp Building in Winter

    Come wintertime, having the perfect outdoor storage building for your vehicle and snow removal equipment is invaluable. Whether you’re storing your automobile or a snow blower, you can ensure your belongings will stay safe in a tarp building. Strong, sturdy fabric garages and fabric sheds are excellent, affordable tarp buildings that can handle tough weather all year long. They’re great for keeping vehicles and plows ready for action, as well as for storing your offseason gear and equipment. However, it’s important to make sure your tarp building is prepared for the possibility of snow or other winter weather. Before winter comes, fabric buildings need to be cleaned and inspected to confirm they are up to the task. We recommend you take the following steps to make...

    On Site Workshops: Storage and Shelter for Any Industry

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    Businesses that conduct work outside require sturdy, dependable shelter to get the job done. Temporary buildings like fabric sheds, garages, canopies, and storage buildings make excellent on-site workshops for a variety of businesses. If your business is growing at a rapid pace, or it is simply outgrowing its existing space, a temporary building may be the right short-term solution. What Is a Temporary Building? Simply put, a temporary building is a structure that is not meant to be permanent. A temporary building like a garage, shed, or carport is cost-effective, and makes the perfect on-site workshop. There are a few ways that they differ from permanent structures. For example, the materials used to construct a temporary structure are different. While a permanent building could consist...

    Fabric Buildings FAQs

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    What is a fabric building? A fabric building is a fabric structure made from steel ribs and fabric; which is stretched across the steel ribs. The fabric has tensile strength, which causes the building to be stable and durable. The ribs can be shaped into many different forms; however, the most common are, peak, barn style, Gothic arch and round or hoop. Back to Top What type of fabric is used in a fabric building? Typically the fabric used is a multi-layer product. The fabric is usually manufactured using a "rip-stop" method which combines multiple layers of fabric with a treated coating between each layer. This process increases its strength, durability and resistance to natural elements. Fabrics usually come in many weights and colors, typically...

    From Greenhouses to Animal Shade: How These Affordable Farming Supplies Can Benefit Your Land

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    Every farm, big and small has essential equipment that makes a farmer’s life easier and contributes to a successful season. But beyond that, these must-have agriculture tools increase output and benefit lives of the farmer and animals alike. Items like livestock shelters and greenhouses will enhance your ability to get the most out of your land. Here are some affordable farm supplies to add to your toolkit on the farm. However, many types of farming supplies can get expensive. Finding affordable farming supplies and solutions is often important for farmers to help them keep costs down, while simultaneously improving their output and efficiency in both farming and livestock cultivation. Affordable Farm Supplies for Increasing Crop Yield Some of the most useful farming supplies that help…

    Protect Yourself Against Skin Cancer: The Benefits of Sun Protection

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    As soon as the temperature starts to rise, it’s time to take advantage of outdoor activities and spending time with family in the sunshine. But with the extra fun comes increased risk of skin cancer. Sun protection is your best line of defense when it comes to skin cancer prevention. The American Cancer Society says staying in the shade can be one of the best lines of defense for your skin. What is Skin Cancer? What exactly is skin cancer? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation and Skincancer.org, it is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells usually caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation. The CDC suggests someone is at a higher risk of getting skin cancer even from a few bad sunburns. There are multiple…

    Pops Ups and More for Winter Sports

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    Just because it’s cold or even snowing doesn’t mean you should forget to utilize shelter at sporting events! Whether it’s tailgating before your team’s football game, or for resting on the slopes, pop-up canopies are perfect for all winter sports! Here are perfect solutions for outdoor recreation this winter. Take Cover During Winter Sports Just because it’s not summer time anymore doesn’t mean you should skimp on shelter. Protecting your skin is just as important in winter. According to Accuweather, sunlight reflects off snow the same way it reflects off a pool in the summertime, which can still cause a sunburn. So, before you hit the slopes, why not make sure you have a reliable shelter to protect you from the elements? If you’re looking…

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