How to Find Canvas Tents with Wood-Stove Jacks

It’s not uncommon to wonder how to get canvas tents capable of safely housing one or more wood stoves. Camping below a certain temperature just seems to demand that you have stoves, but to operate a wood stove safely, you need a canvas tent with a safety feature called a stove jack. Simply ordering a […]

Is Winter Glamping with Canvas Tents Worth It?

At first glance, this question might be a no-brainer. But that’s because winter 2021/2022 is a La Niña patterned winter with sustained, far-below frigid temperatures in the Calgary and Airdrie area. Canvas tents offer heavy-duty insulation against the weather, and they can work well with wood stoves to keep you warm in your sub-zero campsite. […]

How to Winterize Your Boat & Trailer

Winter is right around the corner, and the boating season is coming to an end. Now is the time to pack up your boat, put on the boat cover and pursue your winter hobbies and activities. But, before the cover goes on, you must winterize your watercraft. Let’s go through the major components of winterization.  […]

When to Put Netting on Fruit Trees

Fruit trees can benefit from netting in a number of ways. The netting helps prevent pests from getting at the fruit and gives the tree time to fully mature the fruits by the end of the growing season. But, as wonderful as netting can be for your fruit trees, it is not a complete or […]

What To Clean Canvas Tents With

When it comes to cleaning canvas tents, there are some strict rules to adhere to. First off, you don’t want to use any harsh chemicals or cleaners on the fabric, as they may discolour or denature your canvas. Second, prevention is the best way to keep your tent clean, so make sure you never store […]

Can Netting Be Dyed?

When it comes to netting in Calgary or elsewhere, the usage makes the material. Netting can be helpful for dealing with wildlife, separating garden spaces and more. The many uses for netting make it a great choice for home or camping use, but one question always comes to mind with this product. Of course, that […]

Are Canvas Tents Waterproof?

Many misconceptions exist when it comes to the breathability and waterproof nature of canvas. Without the right understanding of the limitations of canvas tents, you may find yourself in the midst of a wet surprise while camping or on a nature retreat. Below, you can find what you need to know about properly waterproofing canvas […]

The Best Pop-up Camper Awnings

With summer right around the corner, many people are looking at their pop-up RVs and campers with barely-contained excitement. Now is the time to look over your mobile home-away-from-home and make sure that it is ready for the road and relaxation equally. This includes inspecting all the exterior and interior components, including the rigging, wheels […]

What is the Price of Boat Canvas Enclosures?

Many factors will affect the cost of boat covers and enclosures made of many types of materials including canvas, acrylic and polyester. These include the number of panels, whether or not you are simply attempting repairs and the company performing the work. Additional considerations include the size of the enclosure and any unique dimensions the […]

The Best Retractable Awnings for Trailers

Nothing beats arriving at your destination, setting up your campsite, and relaxing in peace under a blanket of stars. That is when the weather is cooperating long enough for this to actually happen. For the rest of the time, coverings like tarps and RV awnings can be the difference between a great weekend and a […]