Polyester tarps are durable and water-resistant, but not waterproof. This material is both waterproof and UV-ray resistant. Polyethylene canopies with vinyl coating are also flame-retarding. Steel frames are sturdy and ultra-durable, but heavy.
How do I care for my tent?
Clean the tent poles with a soft, dry cloth. This is especially necessary after oceanside camping trips to remove salt spray so the poles don’t corrode or stay gritty. Clean the zippers with a quick dip in water and then dry them off. This is especially important if you’ve been camping in a location with sand/dirt.
What can a tarp be used for?
A tarpaulin (US: /ˈt?ːrp?l?n/ TAR-p?l-in, UK: /t?ːrˈp?ːl?n/ tar-PAW-lin), or tarp, is a large sheet of strong, flexible, water-resistant or waterproof material, often cloth such as canvas or polyester coated with polyurethane, or made of plastics such as polyethylene.
Which banks failed in 2008?
Not since 1929 has the financial community witnessed 12 months like it. Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. Merrill Lynch, AIG, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HBOS, Royal Bank of Scotland, Bradford & Bingley, Fortis, Hypo and Alliance & Leicester all came within a whisker of doing so and had to be rescued.