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Hurricane Hannah Increases Demand for Tarps used for Disaster Recovery in Texas

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Jul-28 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — With Hurricane Hannah now strengthening to Category 1 levels in the Gulf of Mexico, the potential for high winds, heavy rains and storm surge expected in Southern Texas, consumer and business are preparing for what’s expected to be an above average hurricane season requiring preparation with a hurricane mesh tarps, heavy duty tarps, drain diverter tarps, debris lifting tarps and traditional blue tarps to recover damaged roofs, doors and windows.

Tarps are often used to immediately cover damaged roofing areas, broken windows and doors, as well as used to move debris, provide for water capture, sunscreen and shade, debris lifting, protective coverings and many other uses that protect homes, businesses, livestock and pets following hurricanes and tropical storms. Noting the dramatic changes in weather closely linked to climate change, Tarps Now® has focused on providing protective tarps and coverings critical to hurricanes and tropical storms common to the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard.

To meet the unique needs of consumers and business in the wake of heavy storm damages, Tarps Now® also custom fabricates tarps prefabricated for mitigating damage to homes and other outdoor structures. The company also encourages the use of protective mesh tarp coverings that come in a wide range of different screen factors, weights, fabric grades and colors that are specifically engineered to deliver varying levels of UV protection and wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design, to better support evaporation.

Tarps Now® Recommended Hurricane and Storm Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/hurricane-mesh-barrier-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roof-debris-lifting-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Forecasts Predict 6 Major Hurricane Systems for 2020

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Jun-03 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Hurricane season for 2020 NOAA forecast estimates six (6) major hurricanes, verses a historical average of three (3) major hurricanes in a given season. This forecast has prompted aggressive stockpiling of hurricane tarps, debris tarps, salvage tarps and large quantities of plastic sheeting materials.

As a result of these conditions, Tarps Now® has noted a significant uptick in purchasing by consumers, municipalities, non-profit organizations and businesses who are preparing by stockpiling hurricane tarps, roofing tarps, mesh tarps, debris lifting tarps and tarp fabrics in preparation for disaster recovery. Tarps are often used to immediately cover damaged roofing areas, broken windows and doors, as well as used to move debris, provide for water capture, sunscreen and shade, debris lifting, protective coverings and many other uses that protect homes, businesses, livestock and pets following hurricanes and tropical storms.

Noting the dramatic changes in weather closely linked to climate change, Tarps Now® has focused on providing protective tarps and coverings critical to hurricanes and tropical storms common to the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard. In addition, Tarps Now® also custom fabricates tarps prefabricated for mitigating damage to homes and other outdoor structures. The company also encourages the use of protective mesh tarp coverings that come in a wide range of different screen factors, weights, fabric grades and colors that are specifically engineered to deliver varying levels of UV protection and wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design, to better support evaporation.

Tarps Now® Recommended Hurricane and Storm Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/hurricane-mesh-barrier-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roof-debris-lifting-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Consumers using Clear Vinyl and Poly Sheeting for DIY Covid-19 Protection

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-May-19 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — With limited openings occurring in several states, consumers are utilizing Clear Vinyl Fabrics and Poly Sheeting to crate barriers and improve the safety of customers, employees and students to reduce approximately and improve social distancing. In particular, Clear Vinyl is being utilized to help create protective barriers that aid in reducing the spread of airborne virus transmission and other forms of contamination. In particular, Clear Vinyl is a waterproof materials that easy to clean and sanitize, yet durable enough to provide many years of service.

Tarps Now® offers a number of clear vinyl strip curtains often used in clean rooms, food processing and other applications that reduces the risk of airborne contaminants in businesses such as food processing plants, restaurants, nursing homes, hospitals and schools. Mixed uses of mat Clear Vinyl, Clear Vinyl Curtains and Clear Vinyl Fabrics are sold by the Yard or Roll in an assortment of sizes, grades and thicknesses, as well as hardware to install these materials.

In addition to the installation of clear vinyl barriers, front line workers including nurses, doctors, technicians, police, EMT’s, fire fighters and grocery workers have been early adopters of Do-It-Yourself (“DIY”) Vinyl Safety Products. No specialized materials are required for DIY fabrication. The main material needed is clear plastic or clear vinyl which is readily available in many forms, including sheets and rolls. By example, clear vinyl DIY Face Shields are being created to provide a clear plastic barrier that covers the face with no exposed gap with the headpiece and the forehead. Optimally, the shields extend from the forehead to below the chin while reaching laterally across to the ears.

Recently, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article on the many advantages of clear plastic face covers including being able to be used indefinitely, being cleaned with soap and water or household disinfectants. DIY Face Shields are safe, easy, and comfortable to wear while greatly protecting the vital viral portal entries (mouth, nose and eyes), typically reducing immediate viral exposure by 96 percent. Face shields also prevent the wearers from touching their own faces, which is a frequent source of viral infection.

Products Supporting DIY Covid-19 Virus Protection

https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-sheeting-flame-resistant.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/clean-room-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/clear-vinyl-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/food-processing-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/wash-bay-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/room-divider-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/divider-curtain-tracks-hardware.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/clear-vinyl-strip-doors.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-divider-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-made-industrial-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/divider-curtain-curtain-walls.html

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Company Delivers Partitions Enhancing Social Distancing in the Workplace

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-May-06 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® meets high demand for Translucent Partitions, Clear Clean Room Curtains and Plastic Sheeting Materials used to for Social Distancing.

Tarps Now® is pleased to announce continuing demand for clear plastic partitions, clean room curtains and plastic sheeting materials sought by companies to maximize social distancing in the workplace. These materials help to minimize transmission of viral aerosols and other forms of airborne contaminants used in a variety of different type of work areas and industries.

Often these materials are suspended from workplace ceilings, which makes them easy to install and extremely flexible. Curtains most often selected are made of heavy duty industrial grade Clear PVC vinyl, which is California Fire Marshal approved. These help reduce the threat of direct viral transmissions, all while resisting the ill effects of dirt, dust, mildew, moisture, oil, grease and many chemicals.

Other applications include the use of clean room panels which are hung using 304 stainless steel tracking and attachments that allow for a high degree of customization for almost any work environment, helping to mitigate the transmission of germs, viruses, dust, moisture, chemicals and other harmful contaminants.

With the increased focus on social distancing in the workplace, Tarps Now® is meeting the needs of a wide variety of organization with its selection of plastic sheeting solutions. In addition, Tarps Now® also offers custom fabrication options to the exact specifications of any given work area using a custom configuration application for on the TarpsNow.com website.

Products Supporting Social Distancing:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/clean-room-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/clear-vinyl-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/food-processing-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/wash-bay-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/room-divider-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/divider-curtain-tracks-hardware.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/clear-vinyl-strip-doors.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-divider-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-made-industrial-curtains.html

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Tarps Now Accepts Requests for Proposals from EPC Construction Industry Contractors

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Jan-30 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce increased commitment to Construction Industry by inviting Requests for Proposals (“RFP”) requests from firms engaged in providing turn-key Engineering, Construction and Procurement (“EPC”) bids involving industrial grade tarp and covering products used to develop, construct, maintain and operate a wide range of facilities serving heavy industry, electric and gas utilities, oil and gas pipelines, retail shopping centers, multi-family community projects, and healthcare facility projects.

Specific to such RFP requests, Tarps Now® provides EPC contractors options to select from a complete range of standard sized, industrial grade Heavy Duty Tarps, or in the alternative, Tarps Now® provides a custom tarps and coverings application within its website which allows contractors the means to select the specifications to cover large installations such as building façades, cooling towers, back-up power generators, heavy equipment and site management coverings of all types.

To meet the demands of EPC contractors, Tarps Now® has expanded the number of lines of heavy tarps and coverings engineered to meet the needs of contractors throughout the construction marketplace. The Company is actively engaged in supporting sizeable turn-key projects requiring accurate cost quotes, rapid order processing and order deliveries of industrial grade tarps and covers throughout North America.

Tarps Now® EPC Contractor Focused Industrial Tarp Coverings Include:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/concrete-curing-blankets.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/containment-sandblasting-mesh-barrier-fr.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-lifting-tarp-snow-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/painters-drop-cloths.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-fence-screen.html

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Tarps Now® Increases Heavy Duty Tarps Line Up Due to Heavy Demand

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Jan-20 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce a dramatic increase in customer demand for Heavy Duty Tarps that has expanding the number of lines of Tarp Covers used in trucking, transportation, manufacturing, warehousing, farming, ranching, gardening, landscaping and disaster recovering applications.

In addition, Tarps Now® has increased the number and types of Heavy Duty Tarps and Super Heavy Duty Tarps that are time tested and carefully engineered to meet the needs of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors throughout the North American construction marketplace who are actively engaged in completing turn key projects requiring accurate cost quotes, rapid order processing and order deliveries of tarp and covering products used to develop and construct a wide range of facilities serving heavy industry, electric and gas utilities, oil and gas pipelines, retail shopping centers, multi-family community projects, and healthcare industry facility projects.

Tarps Now® Heavy Duty Tarp Offerings Include:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/40-oz-vinyl-coated-tarps-extreme-duty.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/white-tarps-18-oz-vinyl.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/22-oz-super-heavy-duty-vinyl-coated-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/18-oz-heavy-duty-vinyl-coated-tarp.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-vinyl-tarps.html

Heavy-Duty Fire Retardant Tarps

https://www.tarpsnow.com/18-oz-heavy-duty-fire-resistant-vinyl-coated.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/black-tarps-18-oz-vinyl.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/15-oz-tough-fire-resistant-vinyl-coated-tarp.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/awning-canopy-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-vinyl-box-cover.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/32-oz-vinyl-tarp-fire-retardant.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/27-oz-vinyl-tarp-fire-retardant.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/22-oz-vinyl-tarp-fire-retardant.html

Heavy Duty Canvas Tarps

https://www.tarpsnow.com/awning-marine-canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/black-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tan-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/blue-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/brown-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/white-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/green-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/gray-canvas-tarps-waterproof-tarps.html

Heavy Duty Poly Tarps

https://www.tarpsnow.com/24-mil-super-duty-poly-fire-retardant-usa.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/20-mil-super-duty-reinforced-poly-usa.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/12-mil-woven-reinforced-poly-tarps-usa.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps-super-duty-silver.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/white-super-heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps-heavy-duty-green-white.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/super-duty-silver-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/super-heavy-duty-poly-tarps-clear.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarpaulin.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hd-silver-black-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tan-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps-silver.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-white-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps-green.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/red-heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/orange-heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps-yellow.html

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Tarps Now® Meets High Demand Levels from the EPC Construction Industry

St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 2019-Nov-20 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® continues its rapid growth by and through the support of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors requiring custom and stock sized tarp covering products and industrial fabrics to meet a wide range of construction focused needs. Of particular focus has been demand for Heavy Duty Tarps and Covers throughout the North American construction marketplace. EPC contractors are faced with demanding construction milestone schedules as well as a wide range of project related needs that require rapid processing, manufacture and delivery to construction sites throughout North America.

Tarps Now® has uniquely positioned itself to accept custom industrial tarp covering orders through its website based customization application that provides EPC contractors the means to select the desired type of industrial grade tarp covering fabric, as well as sizing, and a wide range of specifications that help contractors ensure they meet all their deliverable objectives on time and on budget when completing turn key projects.

Of particular note the EPC contractors served by Tarps Now® require accurate cost quotes and rapid order processing in order to ensure prompt order deliveries when EPC contractors are engaged in engineering, developing and constructing an increasing range of facilities serving heavy industry. Example include electric and gas utilities, oil and gas pipelines, retail shopping centers, multi-family community projects, and healthcare industry facility projects.

Tarps Now® EPC Contractor Products in High Demand:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/concrete-curing-blankets.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/containment-sandblasting-mesh-barrier-fr.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-lifting-tarp-snow-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/painters-drop-cloths.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-fence-screen.html

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Tarps Now® Expands Mesh Tarps Providing Wide Range of Exposure Levels and Applications

St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 2019-Nov-15 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce the addition of new lines of Mesh Tarps that offer a wide range of uses and applications which includes applying Mesh tarps as protective coverings around homes, animal habitats and other outdoor structures. To meet these needs, Tarps Now® custom manufactures protective mesh tarp coverings in a variety of mesh screen exposure ratings, weights, fabric grades and colors, that are all engineered to provide outstanding levels of protection from high winds and intense sunlight, where extended exposure to Ultra Violet radiation is recognized to contribute to skin cancer and other ill health effects.

Mesh Tarps offered by Tarps Now® are often placed in service as Windscreens at, or near, commercial kennels, outdoor livestock buildings, warehouses and other outdoor structures requiring extended levels of UV protection and wind resistance. Applications for these new lines of Mesh Tarps also extend to uses in and around homes, such as patios, decks, thresholds, gazebos, pools, picnic areas, barns, kennels and other outdoor recreational areas.

In addition to the foregoing, many businesses are adopting the use of Mesh Tarps to protect employees who work in areas where prolonged exposure to the elements exists such as in agricultural processing areas, animal feedlot areas, shipping and receiving areas, and many other applications. To meet these needs, Tarps Now® has developed a complete line of materials and design to provide very specific levels of exposure, as well as the ability to choose from standardized sizes, or to elect a high degree of customization to meet very specific applications that includes industrial strength debris netting, fire retardant mesh tarps, hurricane grade mesh tarps and other types of specialty applications. Details on exposure rated Mesh Tarps are as follows:

Tarps Now® Mesh Tarps per Exposure Rating:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps-polypro-mesh-95.html 95% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/86-knitted-shade-mesh-tarps.html 86% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-70.html 70% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/7-9-oz-hurricane-trampoline-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/privacy-fence-screen-mesh-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-fabric-by-the-yard-roll.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/fire-resistant-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Tarps Now Expands Custom Manufacture, Sales and On-Site Deliveries of Tarps & Covers

St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 2019-Nov-11 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce improvements in the technology utilized to accept, process and fabricate custom tarps and covers orders from a wide variety of industrial customers. Custom Orders are processed electronically on an immediate basis after being received on the company’s secure website. Order information and product specifications are routed and processed on a same day basis, with operating efficiencies resulting in one of the industry’s best records for delivering high quality, heavy duty tarps and coverings, on time and on-schedule.

Complimenting the technologies used that helps customers rapidly establish the design specifications needed for custom made tarps and coverings, the company also supplements these needs with a wide range of stock sized industrial grade heavy duty tarps and industrial coverings in a variety of sizes, fabric grades, colors, weights and other specifications.

Tarps Now® tarps and covers are widely known to meet stringent specifications often required by the military, non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, municipalities, industrial concerns, small businesses and consumers specific to traditional canvas tarps. The company operates on the cutting edge of technology, with a management team having decades of experience in the field of industrial fabrics.

Tarps Now® Custom Tarps and Stock Sized Covers:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-tarps-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/truck-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html

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Tarps Now® Announces New Storm Recovery Materials

St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 2019-Sep-24 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — When natural disasters strike, homes are destroyed, jobs and lives are lost, and local economies are decimated. Even when limited storm or earthquake damage causes damage to roofing, windows, interior rooms and thresholds, ready access to heavy duty tarps can quickly provide coverage that enhances the ability to effect lasting repairs while preserving things that have not been destroyed.

To meet the ever-increasing number of natural disasters associated with climate change, leading U.S. based tarp materials supplier, Tarps Now® has substantially increased its supplies of Super Heavy Duty Tarps in anticipation of future hurricanes and other types of natural disasters that are becoming all too common in the Western Hemisphere. Prompt access to heavy duty tarps in disaster prone areas has helped to provide temporary shelter when homes were nearly destroyed, and when they were not, these same tarps were used to secure damaged roofing areas, walls and interior rooms as well. These are also often used to quickly set up tents that delivered immediate protection from the elements. In addition, debris netting tarps are often used to cover areas where inclement weather makes repairs difficult to execute.

Tarps Now® offers their heavy-duty tarp products for sale to the public, businesses, state, federal, military and other governmental agencies through the TarpsNow.com website, which also provides tarp material consulting services to such entities throughout the Western Hemisphere. In addition, the company offers custom tarp fabricating through streamlined technology processes which is engineered to meet the needs of government, business and the private sector in record times.

Tarps Now® Disaster Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-tarps-made.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/40-oz-vinyl-coated-tarps-extreme-duty.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roofing-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/fire-resistant-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/7-9-oz-hurricane-trampoline-mesh-tarps.html

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Tarps Now® New Lines of Mesh Shade Tarps for Protection Against Ultra-Violet Radiation

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2019-Sep-18 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce new lines of Mesh Shade Tarps designed to reduce or eliminate exposure to intense sunlight and other forms of ultraviolet radiation and “windburn” that are commonly linked to causing skin cancers in both humans and animals. The extended offerings of Mesh tarps include a wide range of exposure grades to carefully fine tune results based upon the placement and application of the Mesh Shade Tarps.

To meet the need for protective coverings around homes, animal habitats and other outdoor structures, Tarps Now® also custom manufactures protective mesh tarp coverings in a variety of mesh screen exposure ratings, weights, fabric grades and colors, that are all engineered to provide outstanding levels of protection from intense sunlight, as well as other forces of nature.

Further increasing risks of exposure from extended exposure to Ultra-Violet radiation are Windscreens that offer varying levels of both UV protection and wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design.

Many businesses are adopting the use of Mesh Shade Tarps to protect employees who work in areas where prolonged exposure to the elements exists such as in agricultural processing areas, animal feedlot areas, warehousing dock areas, shipping and receiving areas, and many other applications. Applications for these new lines of Mesh Shade Tarps extend to uses in and around homes, such as patios, decks, thresholds, gazebos, pools, picnic areas, barns, kennels and other outdoor recreational areas.

Details are as follow:

Tarps Now® Shade Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps-polypro-mesh-95.html 95% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/86-knitted-shade-mesh-tarps.html 86% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-70.html 70% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-60.html 60% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-50.html 50% Exposure
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Tarps Now® Increases Merchandising Options Supporting the EPC Construction Industry

St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 2019-Sep-11 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce increased commitment to Heavy Duty Tarps and Covers expanding the number of lines of heavy tarps and coverings engineered to meet the needs of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors engaged in large scale projects throughout North America.

Noting the sustained growth in demand for high quality tarps in the construction marketplace, EPC Contractors who are actively engaged in completing turn key projects actively seek out the services of Tarps Now® for both stock sized tarp products, as well as a wide range of custom tarps covering products used in demolition, sandblasting, construction scaffolding, concrete curing, painting and finishing a wide range of projects serving heavy industry, electric and gas utilities, oil and gas pipelines, retail shopping centers, multi-family community projects, and healthcare industry facility projects.

Tarps Now® has invested in advanced technologies used to custom engineer and fabricate tarps products in an “on demand” modality. As a result of these investments, EPC Contractors benefit from accurate cost quotes, rapid order processing, engineering, fabrication and deliveries of high-quality, industrial grade tarp and covering products both on site and to EPC Contractor warehousing facilities as desired. Examples of tarps and covering used by EPC Contractors are as follows below.

Frequently Used EPC Contractor Products.

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https://www.tarpsnow.com/concrete-curing-blankets.html
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https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-lifting-tarp-snow-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
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https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-fence-screen.html

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Hurricane Dorian Increases Demand for Hurricane Tarps used in Disaster Recovery

St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 2019-Sep-04 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — In the wake of storm surges of up to 18 feet on Grand Bahama Island, Hurricane Dorian continues threatens residents of the Florida coastline, as well as Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Southeastern Virginia coastlines, with the potential for high winds, heavy rains and storm surge.

While Dorian has been downgraded to a Category 2 Hurricane, municipalities, non-profit organizations, businesses and homeowners have begun stockpiling hurricane tarps, roofing tarps, mesh tarps, debris lifting tarps and tarp fabrics that help mitigate storm damage. Tarps are often used to immediately cover damaged roofing areas, broken windows and doors, as well as used to move debris, provide for water capture, sunscreen and shade, debris lifting, protective coverings and many other uses that protect homes, businesses, livestock and pets following hurricanes and tropical storms.

Noting the dramatic changes in weather closely linked to climate change, Tarps Now® has focused on providing protective tarps and coverings critical to hurricanes and tropical storms common to the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard. In addition, Tarps Now® also custom fabricates tarps prefabricated for mitigating damage to homes and other outdoor structures. The company also encourages the use of protective mesh tarp coverings that come in a wide range of different screen factors, weights, fabric grades and colors that are specifically engineered to deliver varying levels of UV protection and wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design, to better support evaporation.

Tarps Now® Recommended Hurricane and Storm Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/hurricane-mesh-barrier-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roof-debris-lifting-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Tarps Now® Delivering New Lines of Protective Mesh Shade Tarps

St. Joseph, Michigan, United State, 2019-Aug-27 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce continuing expansion of its offerings of protective outdoor Mesh Shade Tarps that help reduce or eliminate exposure to intense sunlight and other forms of ultraviolet radiation and “windburn” that are commonly linked to causing skin cancers in both humans and animals.

To meet the need for protective coverings around homes, animal habitats and other outdoor structures, Tarps Now® routinely custom manufactures protective mesh tarp coverings in a variety of mesh screen exposure ratings, weights, fabric grades and colors, that are all engineered to provide outstanding levels of protection from intense sunlight, as well as other forces of nature.

Further increasing risks of exposure from extended exposure to Ultra Violet radiation are Windscreens that offer varying levels of both UV protection and wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design.

Applications for these new lines of Mesh Shade Tarps extend to uses in and around homes, such as patios, decks, thresholds, gazebos, pools, picnic areas, barns, kennels and other outdoor recreational areas. Conversely, many businesses are adopting the use of Mesh Shade Tarps to protect employees who work in areas where prolonged exposure to the elements exists such as in agricultural processing areas, animal feedlot areas, warehousing dock areas, shipping and receiving areas, and many other applications.
Details are as follow:

Tarps Now® Shade Products:

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Tarps Now Expands Roster of Heavy-Duty Farm Tarps

Tarps Now Expands Roster of Heavy-Duty Farm Tarps

ST. JOSEPH, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES, 2019-Aug-21 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — High demand for Hay Tarps and agricultural tarp coverings has proven to be a catalyst for expanding offerings of tarps and coverings used in the production of hay and other farm products. Noting that unprotected hay is subject to 25 percent loss due to weathering and exposure, Tarps Now has underwritten the manufacture high quality Heavy Duty Hay Tarps that feature reinforced poly material which are designed to be resistant to the effects of Ultra-Violet Radiation which has proven to reduce the total cost of ownership, as lower grade fabrics often used by farmers across North America were far less durable.

In addition to the premium grade of fabrics utilized, the agricultural tarp coverings manufactured by Tarps Now® also feature brass spur grommets every two feet and 2-inch loops of webbing every four feet along the perimeter. This proprietary design ensures long lasting durability due to secure fittings, as well as easy anchoring of ropes, spiral pins, pipes and posts.

Heavy Duty Farm Hay Tarps

Manufactured in the United States, Tarps Now® agricultural tarp coverings have a silver exterior to reflect sunlight and reduce interior heat. Not only do these agricultural tarps protect farm products from damaging outdoor elements; they also serve to organize and consolidate farm products, resulting in easier transport to indoor storage.

Tarps Now® Farming Tarp Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/hay-tarp.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
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https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/truck-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
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Rough Terrain Crane Rental Success for Connecticut Based Company

A Quick Pick Crane & Rigging has been successfully growing in the Rough Terrain Crane Rental market. Currently, the company owns (1) 80 Ton rough terrain and (2) 50 Ton rough terrain cranes, but has the ability to acquire more and/or larger sizes for long term jobs.

Rough Terrain Cranes work well on heavy highway and bridge jobs, jobsites requiring rebar and concrete pours, and steel erection. Compact design, flotation tires, 4 wheel drive, and crab steering allow these cranes to work on tight jobsites with mud, rock, dirt, or snow. The company has also done work on cell sites and set a number of modular homes with the cranes because of harsh jobsite conditions.

A Quick Pick Crane & Rigging Service is based in Derby, CT, services the CT, NY, MA, RI areas, and provides boom trucks, mobile hydraulic, rough terrain, tower, and crawler cranes for rent to the construction industry. Their rigging division provides HVAC/mechanical rigging, machinery moving, sculpture/artwork moving. The company also provides ancillary trucking and industrial storage for their crane and rigging customers.

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Howden UK Celebrate Five Years of Health and Safety Excellence

The construction and maintenance division of Howden UK mark a record five years since their last Lost Time Incident and their fifth 5 star award from the British Safety Council. While the year may be nearly over, 2012 has been a highly successful one for the construction and maintenance division of Howden UK, which marked five years since their last Lost Time Incident (LTI). 2012 also marks the fifth consecutive year that Howden UK construction and maintenance division has been awarded the British Safety Council’s 5 Star Award for Health and Safety Management and working to best practise.

Nigel Francis, General Manager, Howden UK, Construction & Maintenance Division comments: “We believe that undertaking British Safety Council 5 Star Award for Health and Safety Management and working to Best Practice audit has raised the awareness of health and safety practices in our management team and our site personnel, resulting in a greater commitment to safe working practices in the workplace.”

Howden UK’s recent award from the British Safety Council, which was awarded following a three day audit carried out at their Kingswinford office and at West Burton Power Station, also marks another cause for celebration for the company. This is because this 5 star award, which is highly sought after in the industry, and which they were first awarded in September 2007, also gives them the opportunity to finally apply for the council’s most prestigious award.

Nigel Francis continues: “By achieving a 5 Star rating, Howden UK has qualified for the right to apply for the British Safety Council‘s prestigious Sword of Honour Award. Howden UK has been successful in being awarded the Sword three years out of four and we will be applying again this year. There are only 40 swords presented to companies worldwide each year. To achieve the Sword of Honour award, an in-depth portfolio has to be compiled, detailing the organisation’s Management Procedures with regard to Health & Safety, their commitment, initiatives and involvement of the workforce. The submission is externally reviewed and scored against Best Practice worldwide.”

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Fix 8 Recognise That Whilst A Bad Workman Always Blames His Tools, Having The Right Power Tools To Hand Will Help Get Things Off To A Much Better Start

Maybe you are a home user getting ready to tackle a Do It Yourself (DIY) task or maybe you are a professional taking on a new job, but in either case you probably recognise the importance of having the right tools for the job. Fix 8 also recognise that whilst a bad workman always blames his tools, having the right power tools to hand will help get things off to a much better start.

Indeed Fix 8 pride themselves on their ability to supply both the amateur DIY person and the professional tradesman with high quality power tools at prices to suit all budgets. As an example you may just need a lightweight cordless screwdriver for very occasional use around the house, in which case Fix 8 would recommend a small 3.6v model. However, they also supply a wide range of heavy duty cordless screwdrivers and drills in a wide range of voltages from 10.8V to 36V, including the common sizes of 7.2,9.6 and 14.4V, as well as truly industrious high power 24 and 36V models. Fix 8 advise that the latter are ideal for professionals and are ideal for continual heavy use including drilling in to concrete.

When it comes to working with wood then they supply a complete range of electric planers, routers and sanders to cover all of your woodworking needs. Indeed they specialize in the Makita range of sanders, which have been chosen by Fix 8 for their ease of use, durability and value for money. They offer a full range of Makita sanders from high-powered angle sanders, orbital sanders, belt sanders, filing sanders, palm sanders through to multi-purpose sanders.

Fix 8 also have a wide range of power tools designed for working with harder materials such as concrete, ranging from heavy duty hammer drills capable of using extra long drill bits through to stone cutters.

All of Fix 8’s power tool range can be found on their website, where pictures, and full descriptions of all of their power tools can be easily accessed and ordered online. Best of all if you spend more than £50, next day delivery is free, and as Fix 8 recognises that your time is money, you can even have your new power tools delivered directly to the site you are working on, saving you time by letting you get on with work and not having to wait at home for a delivery.

On their new website Fix 8 also offer a wide range of accessories for all of their power tools, from spares batteries to dust extraction units and Bosch jigsaw blades, making them a one stop shop when it comes to power tools.

Once you have checked out their latest range of power tools online you may want to order some of the extensive range of fixings and fasteners that they sell, in order to complete your job, all of which are also available with next day delivery. Fix 8 also offer a comprehensive range of support online as well as having highly knowledgeable staff that can handle all of your telephone enquiries.

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Fix8 Total Construction Supply

When it comes to looking for a one stop shop for meeting all of your construction supply needs, then Fix 8 look to have things covered. They have recognised that whilst many people want to shop around for value for money, that the same busy people do not also want to waste time, which would be better spent working, rather than driving around four or five different shops in order to save the very last penny. Given the cost of fuel on top of this then finding one supplier such as Fix 8 that can fulfil all of your construction needs can be a great time and money saver.

Firstly they carry a huge range of fasteners and fixings online from simple screws through to frame fixings and even heavyweight concrete anchors, all of which can be ordered for next day delivery if ordered before 4pm. They also have a dedicated section on their website detailing technical dimensions and specifications of all of the fasteners and fixings that they sell, taking the guesswork out of choosing the right product for the job. This is backed up by company staff that have an outstanding knowledge of fasteners and fixings, and they can provide realistic, practical advice on which products you need to use, and they are all just a phone call away.

Secondly they carry a wide range of professional grade power tools and accessories, also with guaranteed next day delivery. This is because Fix 8 know that when your old drill packs up, or your existing cordless drill battery dies, that you need to be back up and running as soon as possible. It is also the reason why every range of power tools sold by them has been chosen not just to offer you the best price, but also a power tool that is going to last you a long time. Whilst other suppliers maybe happy to sell you a brand new angle grinder every year, Fix 8 would far rather they sell you the right one just the once, rather than the wrong one several times over.

Fix 8 are dedicated to providing you with the best customer service possible, and to their mind good customer service is supplying you with a power tool that lasts for years, not months; along with supplying a vast range of industry products at trade prices.

They also carry an extensive range of general construction products such as fillers, sealants, adhesive and paints as an example. In addition to this they also have an extensive range of hand tools such as general building tools, through to more specialist plumbing tools.

One look at their website and you will see that if you are in the construction industry then there are very few jobs that you will undertake whereby Fix 8 cannot supply everything you need from start to finish, from the power drill you need to make a hole, to the frame fixing you then put in the hole, through to the paint you end up using to paint the frame with. Lastly when it comes to keeping you safe whilst doing every stage of the task in hand then Fix 8 also have an extensive range of safety and personal protection products from protective eye wear, to safety gloves and boots to offer you total protection.

Fix8 Ltd offer a large variety of fixings and fasteners at trade prices, including Machine Screws, Bosch Jigsaw Blades, Self Tapping Screws, Frame Fixings and much more!

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Grecoa.com Wants to Empower Homeowners & Change How Homes are Built

The Founders of Grecoa.com have launched a campaign on indiegogo.com to raise the funds they need to build a free, online database of ideas and products capable of making our homes more energy and resource efficient. Grecoa.com will offer product specific information on everything from roofing materials to appliances to finishing materials and everything else that goes into a home. The focus of the website will be providing in-depth comparisons of the products that might fit a homeowners needs so that the homeowner can chose the product that works best for them.

“Typical ‘green’ home building websites are either directory listings, collections of articles, or product specific websites,” says Taylor Reynolds, Co-Founder of Grecoa.com, “We want to take all the great features of the existing sites, and build on that by creating a database of products with information on cost, performance, warranties etc. We want to empower homeowners by harnessing the power of the internet to condense massive amounts of information into a single source, easy to use website.”

According to Google’s Keyword Tool, over 3 million searches are performed every month on topics relating to green building materials, improving energy efficiency in the home, and sustainable building practices. Grecoa.com aims to become the site du jour for those viewers who are ready to take action. Mr. Reynolds continues “While having lots of educational information is important to the scope of the website, the real emphasis is going to be placed on connecting users with the product that most closely matches their economic, project specific, and sustainability needs; then giving them everything they need to act on that information.”

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