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Livestock Barn Curtains: How To Make Them Last

Posted by Whitney Wagner on Jan 9, 2019 2:48:05 PM

As a livestock producer, your animals are your lifeblood. You may have raised many of them from birth, you spend every day caring for them, and they help support your family. Therefore, it’s understandable that want to provide the best care possible for them. You feed them the best food you can, you care for them when they’re sick, and you protect them from predators.

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Topics: Agricultural Curtains

2019 Boating Trends to Watch

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Jan 2, 2019 4:37:21 PM

2019 is shaping up to be a big year in the boating world. New technology is set to transform the way people get out on the open water, and the ways they stay connected with their boats (even when landlocked at work). But not everything this year is going to be apps and devices. … some more traditional spaces are changing in ways that benefit boat owners — not to mention first-time boat buyers — in a bigway.

What are the 2019 boating trends to watch? Here we go:

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Topics: Marine Fabrics

6 Money Making Agriculture Business Ideas That Don’t Require Land

Posted by Craig Zola on Jan 2, 2019 4:35:57 PM

When most people think of money-making agriculture business ideas, their first inclination is to search for land to buy. For many, that’s not an option, though. The amount of investment that goes into starting a modern farm can be substantial, especially when compared to a non-agricultural small business or startup.

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Topics: Agricultural Curtains

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