When choosing the right tent for your campsite or sporting event, it’s important to keep several factors in mind. The membrane structure, the material of the tent, and the size of the tent are three of the most important aspects to consider. This guide will help you choose the best membrane structure and tent material based on your needs. Before we get into that, let’s look at what each of these two things entail!
Waterproofness, strength and breathability
The key elements in tent material are waterproofness, strength and breathability. Waterproof means water will not pass through it, while breathability means that air can pass through it easily. The third property is strength or tear resistance, which provides adequate protection from external factors (wind, snow, rain). All three properties must be considered when choosing a tent material. When camping in cold or wet conditions with poor weather forecasted, choose a membrane structure because of its high waterproofness and high tear resistance; if you want comfort without worrying about weather conditions or are simply looking for light weight tents then consider a tarpaulin structure. Tarpaulins are made of polyethylene or polyester but can be hard to find today.
The first thing to consider when choosing a membrane structure is its fabric type, including: waterproof-breathable, UV-resistant/scotchgard, or anti-condensation. These fabrics protect different materials against weather exposure; many tarpaulin structures come with at least two types of fabric. Not only will you want your structure to be waterproof and breathable, you’ll want it equipped with scotchgard (or similar product) for protection from damage caused by oil, sap or other chemicals. If you expect your membrane structure will be exposed directly in sunlight for long periods of time – whether in a barn where grass seeds might fly into it or at an outdoor festival – UV resistance can help stave off discoloration from UV rays.
Caring For Your Tents
Once you’ve bought your tents, it’s important that you take care of them—using proper tent material will help keep them waterproof. When cleaning your tarpaulin structure, avoid soap; instead wash it with warm water and gently scrub with a stiff brush if necessary. Though not necessary, you can also add a little bit of vinegar to remove stains. Before drying out your tent, be sure not to wring it out or leave it damp in sunlight—both may cause molding or warping. Lay it flat in an airy space until dry before folding up and storing away for later use! Using UNISIGN Tents: The best way to store your tarpaulin structure is by rolling it up carefully (rather than folding) and placing in a plastic bag. Avoid leaving your tent outside in freezing temperatures as frostbite could occur due to condensation on the outside of your canvas. Also try not to place anything heavy on top of your canvas as damage could occur over time due to pressure against its surface area. If there are any holes or rips in your tent, tape over them immediately—this prevents moisture from seeping through and potentially damaging any stored items underneath.