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    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...

    Rediscovering The Outdoors: Family Fun When You Have to Stay Home

    Stuck at home? Staying home doesn’t mean you can’t step outdoors. In fact, we firmly believe that now is the perfect time to look at your backyard in a whole new way. Whether you choose to redesign your garden with a whole new plan or embark on new backyard adventures with your family: now’s the perfect time to rediscover your backyard space. There are plenty of things you and your family can do in your backyard! Check out these backyard activities you can do while you’re stuck at home, by yourself or for family fun: Have a Backyard Campout There’s no need to go deep into the woods or to a campground to have an outdoor sleepover with your family. A backyard campout gives you...

    Spring Cleaning Tips to Declutter Your Home

    When the temperature begins to rise and the clocks spring ahead, it becomes time to say goodbye to those winter blues! One way to say hello to spring is to open the windows, let in the fresh air, and get your living space decluttered and re-organized. Although spring cleaning should be an annual ritual, many of us see it as a daunting task. But if you ignore it altogether, it could have an adverse effect on your physical and mental health. The thought of spring cleaning can be scary, especially if you think of it as a one-day job. Even trying to get all your spring cleaning done over an entire weekend can bring feelings of angst. But psychologists say that spring cleaning can also...

    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...

    Winter Equipment Storage Solutions

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    Whether you need your snow blower after a blizzard or just an ice scraper on a frosty morning, it’s so important to have all your winter equipment ready and accessible when you need it. However, it’s not just for convenience: when your winter equipment is protected from the snow, ice, sleet, and corrosive materials, it will work efficiently and will need to be replaced less often. From small storage sheds you can keep near your front or back door to detached garages you can keep in your backyard or on your driveway, there are many great portable storage options to keep your winter equipment safely stored and ready for use. Let’s look at some of our favorite types of units for winter equipment storage, and how...

    Fabric Buildings FAQ’s

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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...

    Winter Storm Prep: What to Do With Your Backyard Buildings

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    The first big snow of the winter season can be an exciting time. But there’s nothing fun about winter’s fury when the slush and sleet arrives and you aren’t prepared. If you don’t have your winter tools ready on time, you may be facing an uphill battle when trying to clear the driveway or scrape ice from your windshield. Here are some winter storm prep ideas to make sure your backyard storage building is ready for this season. Winter Storm Prep to Keep Your Building Safe An outdoor storage shed or backyard garage can certainly become damaged over the years if you don’t protect it from the elements. The first thing you should do for winter storm prep is to consider insulating your shed. Controlling…

    Storage and Shelter for Outdoor Work

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    Whether you are taking care of a farm, or working on a commercial job site, finding quality storage solutions can be tricky. You want durable options that can be used for bulk or even vehicle storage. Here are outdoor storage and shelter solutions that are ultra-strong and perfect for any type of outdoor work. Outdoor Work Storage Made Simple When you’re in the market for a larger shelter or building that can be used for anything from  storing salt to commercial job site storage, ShelterTech SP Series is an ideal choice. Built to order and made in the USA, you will get the highest quality galvanized steel with wind and snow rated buildings. This top-of-the-line fabric storage solution is a fraction of the cost of…

    The Do’s and Dont’s of Storing Firewood

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    When the frigid temperatures of winter arrive, you want to have plenty of dry firewood available for a warm night by the fire. It’s not as easy as it sounds if you don’t have the proper tools for storing firewood. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to making sure your fire burns hot and efficiently this season. Storing Firewood Outside The first thing you need to do when you’re preparing for those chilly nights is to organize the firewood. It may be tempting to stack the wood conveniently in your home near the fireplace somewhere. But that’s a big don’t when it comes to storing firewood. You don’t want to introduce any pests like termites to your home! Do use a rack…

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