Category Archives: DIY

Storing your boat in the cold seasons: The best docking marinas in NYC

The Hudson River is great for boating and sailing, as the numerous boat owners in the New York can confirm.

In case you are one of them, you have surely encountered the daunting task of finding a docking marina for your vessel during autumn and winter. Although there is a variety of docking marina options, there are a few important points to consider when choosing the safe harbor of your cherished boat for the cold seasons. Make sure you don’t forget additional practicalities such as covering your boat with heavy duty tarp as well.  Continue reading

Fun for the whole family: 3 creative uses of blue tarp

Apart from using tarp as a cover and protection, for insulation, hiking, composting and garden chores, why not have some fun with it? Surprising as it may be, tarp is very versatile and has many recreational uses. Here are a few simple but very enjoyable uses of tarp, especially for youngsters. Get yourself a few blue tarps and let the fun begin!  Continue reading

Top movies for a Halloween garden movie night under the stars

Knock, knock! Who’s there?
It’s Halloween!
And with Halloween come all of the season’s fun activities – from pumpkin carving to trick-or-treating and scary movie nights. Weather permitting, you could even round up friends and family for a Halloween movie night in the garden. You don’t really need much more than a few comfortable chaise longes, cushions and blankets, a movie screen which you can easily make out of white tarp strapped to a few poles and, not to forget, popcorn, treats and drinks.  Continue reading

The best cover solution to keep your boat in perfect shape

Sailing is a wonderful pastime, so it’s no surprise there are so many boat enthusiasts out there. There is rarely anything more pleasant than a boat trip on a gorgeous summer day, and sailing gives a great sense of freedom and relaxation. However, when it comes to taking care of your precious vessel, there are many aspects to consider concerning its docking, maintenance and protection.  Continue reading

It’s tarp-appalling weather

Super heavy duty tarps should have a place in every survivalist’s handbook. They are 100 per cent waterproof and tear-resistant and make excellent covers for all kinds of unusual weather conditions. Rambo could have fared far worse than taking some super heavy duty tarps in his haversack as he trekked through a rain forest or some sun-baked wilderness.  Continue reading

Optimal protection for your car with tarps

There are many uses for tarp – in heat, in cold and in wet and dry conditions. Tarp can offer shelter and protection. It can serve as a cover or a roof. Literally, there are hundreds of ways you can use tarp – in any season and on any occasion. In the summer heat we are often faced with the consequences of exposing our property and belongings to the scorching sun. Leaving things outside for longer periods of time can cause significant damage to them and require us to pay loads of money on repairs. Continue reading