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3 Must-Haves for Permanent Tent Structures

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Nov 21, 2018 3:33:24 PM

Planning for your shade and shelter structure 

When developing an additional structure for your facility for shelter and/or shade purposes, it’s important to weigh all available options and choose the one that makes the most

sense for your location, purpose, and budget. Metal and wood structures are common, and it’s likely you have already researched them; however, it’s important to note that permanent tent structures are also a viable option.

 

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Topics: Tent Structure

Tips For Starting a Tent Rental Business for Big Events

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Nov 21, 2018 3:27:49 PM

Starting Strong

Starting your business can be a dream come true, but at the same time it can be a daunting task. Where do you start? How do you start? How do you lay a solid foundation for long-term success? It’s important that you conduct solid research before you open for business, and many resources are available. 

But why? When it comes starting your tent rental business, isn’t it simple? There are plenty of advantages to owning a tent rental business. All you should need are some tents and a little bit of advertising to start off. You’ll make some sales and grow from there, right?

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Topics: Tent Structure

Are Your Hospital Cubicle Curtains Contaminated with Bacteria?

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Nov 13, 2018 5:06:34 PM

Study results indicate alarming statistics

In September 2018, the American Journal of Infection Control released study results indicating that patient privacy curtains (also known as hospital cubicle curtains) often harbor harmful bacteria, including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)—a form of bacteria resistant to many antibiotics that can cause health issues such as skin infections and pneumonia. Authors of the study recommend cleaning or replacing curtains frequently to stave off the transmission of harmful bacteria. 

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Topics: Healthcare Fabrics

Three Factors to Consider When Designing Awnings for Restaurants

Posted by Craig Zola on Sep 24, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Designing awnings for restaurants will require special considerations that may not be necessary for other commercial properties. While awnings may be stylish add-ons for an office complex, they can impact a diner’s entire experience.

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Topics: Vinyl Awning Fabric

Why Vinyl Fabric is the Best Material for Stadium Awnings

Posted by Craig Zola on Sep 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Stadium projects present a host of unique challenges for architectural firms. At capacity, a sporting event could host tens of thousands of guests, all looking to be seated comfortably — no matter where they are. Accommodating those expectations while also providing for infrastructure and amenities isn’t easy.

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Topics: Vinyl Awning Fabric

4 Examples of Attractive Retail Store Awnings

Posted by Craig Zola on Sep 4, 2018 10:00:00 AM

It’s the details that make or break a building. Unfortunately, one detail that we’ve seen break too many good buildings is the oft-overlooked awning.

An ugly awning can make an otherwise lovely building look shabby, ill-proportioned, or outdated. On the flipside, a high-quality awning can really kick an exterior up to the next level.

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Topics: Outdoor Awning

The Boat Terms and Definitions All New Owners Should Know

Posted by Craig Zola on Jul 25, 2018 12:34:21 PM

You‘ve admired boats from afar. You’ve done the research about sizes and motor types. You’ve asked friends for advice and priced out the options. Now, you’ve finally taken the plunge and realized your dream of owning your very own boat.

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Topics: Marine Enclosures

5 Questions Smart Buyers Ask When Purchasing a New Boat

Posted by Craig Zola on Jul 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Buying a new boat is a complicated process with many factors to consider. Naturally, you’ll have a few questions to ask the dealer before you pull the trigger on buying your first new yacht. Identifying the information you need to make an informed buying decision is an important first step in the process. When you’ve prepared a list of question to ask your dealer, you can avoid making an impulsive decision based on emotion.

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Topics: Featured

Pros and Cons of Buying a Boat at a Boat Show

Posted by Craig Zola on Jul 11, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Boat shows represent a major opportunity for dealers to make big sales and market their brand-name and products. Competition between dealers can be fierce at boat shows, leaving many opportunities for the savvy buyer to get a great deal on a new boat. Buying at a boat show isn’t always a home run and you should go in with plenty of research to avoid buying on an impulse.

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Topics: Featured

How the Industry Works: A Primer for First-Time Boat Buyers

Posted by Craig Zola on Jul 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When you’re ready to take your interest in boating to the next level by purchasing a vessel, it’s important to understand the inner workings of the industry; entry level boat buyers have a lot to learn about this complicated market. This primer is a valuable resource, outlining the variables of boat-buying — things like whether to buy new or used, at a boat show or through an online listing, and how to select a trustworthy broker.

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Topics: Featured