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Tarps Direct Tarp Mini-Guide Helps Consumers Start "Tarping Up" for Fall

Philipsburg, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013

With cooler weather approaching it's back-to-school time, football season, and at Tarps Direct they are "tarping up" for the fall.

Tarps Direct has put together a fall mini-guide to help protect their customers' assets from sun, wind, water, and anything else that can damage what they own. For over 20 years, Tarps Direct has been making & selling tarps across the U.S. and even shipping internationally.

Now they want to help consumers make a better choice when they need to buy a tarp.

"We start 'tarping up' each fall because there are so many reasons to buy a tarp this time of year," said Doug Harpster, president of Tarps Direct.

"Whether it's closing down the pool for the summer, covering up campers & boats or protecting your property during home-improvement projects, the fall is when more people buy tarps than any time of the year."

Tarps Direct's 40,000+ square foot manufacturing and warehouse facility allows them to carry a large variety and deep inventory of tarps that they can ship very quickly.

"Not everyone selling tarps will think about the tarp weight, UV protection or stitching - and there are so many possibilities to make tarps last longer and better protect your projects and property ?? but we do," said Harpster.

"Most people need a tarp for some specific purpose, but then feel that they have to settle for what is available locally. Since we can do same-day service on almost all stock orders, we match the right tarp for the right job."

To consumers better select tarps this fall, Harpster and his team's recommendations include:

Swimming Pool Covers 
The choice mainly depends if people are covering the pool for the falling leaves or closing it for the fall & winter. Vinyl treated mesh tarps are used for keeping leaves out of the pool; silver/black tarps provide excellent UV protection and prevent algae growth in the pool if they are closing down for the year. Matching the dimensions is also critical, which is why we customize the tarp when needed.

Camper, RV, & Boat Covers 
The amount of exposure is critical here and we usually recommend a tarp that is waterproof, mildew proof, and tear and acid resistant. A silver poly tarp can be a good fit because it has a black interior that blocks 100% of the sun's rays.

Outdoor Project Covers 
Many times a thicker tarp like a super heavy duty brown tarp is needed, especially when we're talking about wood piles, outdoor equipment storage or outdoor home-improvement projects. Every project has a right tarp that we can help match to the need.

"It may sound funny to some people, but investing in the right tarp the first time means that you don't have to purchase a new one every year or every time there's a new project that needs completed so it can save money," said Harpster.

The full guide, which also includes recommendations on camo tarps for hunting, clear tarps for decks & patios and other heavy duty tarps for home-improvement projects, is available online by visiting their Tarps Direct website.

If something is not covered in the mini-guide, Harpster and his team can also be reached by calling 877-GO-TARPS (877-468-2777) 8am-6pm, Monday through Friday U.S. Eastern time.

Round Tarps

August 23, 2013

Tarps Direct now offering Round Tarps.

  • Round or Rectangular Silver/Black or Silver/Silver
  • 6 ounce 11-12 mil poly
  • Blocks sunlight to help prevent algae growth
  • Double grommets for ease of securing
  • Also used for fire pit covers, outdoor furniture covers


Contact Information

Tarps Direct

202 Airport Road
Philipsburg, PA 16866

Phone: 1-877-468-2777

E-mail: info@tarpsonline.com

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