September is right around the corner and yet again the summer has come and gone. It seems that time flies by quicker and quicker with each passing week and with fall closing in, this weeks blog is dedicated to all of our current clients. Everything from your personal health to your families home regardless of the structure require maintenance. And to ensure you get the longest life possible out of your tented retreat proper care is absolutely a must.
A general rule of thumb to keeping your tent in tip top shape is to run through a visual inspection on a weekly if not daily basis. Observing changes and or irregularities are a must. Ensuring all fabrics are constantly under proper tension and are not becoming baggy, as well as keeping your eyes peeled for any markings such as mold,dirt,or dust will save you a lot of trouble down the road.
All the fabrics should be under constant tension at all times. Should the fabric become loose and start flapping in the wind, damage may occur to the canvas as well as the frame. However there is a delicate balance between not enough and just the right amount of tensioning. It is also suggested that the tent’s outer canvas be wiped down with a soft sponge and light soap solution to keep the canvas clean and clear of dirt. The tents canvas, along with the windows storm flaps should be sponged down at least once every month or two.
We also offer a type of water base paint which we call “canvas compound” This compound is a concentrate, and is mixed with water and best applied with a soft paintbrush. generally applied every 1-3 years.
Its important to protect your one of a kind investment and with following these few tips your tent's will last you a lifetime. Living under canvas has never before been able to properly merge luxury and the beauty of nature Until now! With Exclusive Tents ‘The World Is Our Canvas’.