Toggle bar

October 1, 2016

American Plastics’ plastic hardware line now includes a T-bar component that makes it easier to tie down tarps, banners or just about anything that requires the use of an ordinary toggle ball. The T-bar is made out of Nylon 6 plastic and measures 1.5 inches long, is lightweight and easily fastens tarps or screens to …

Upscale portable toilets

Designed just like an interior of a home bathroom with all the same user operation and design features, the Headrest is a completely portable and self-contained unit. The Headrest is equipped with a hands-free flushing porcelain toilet bowl and a dual covered toilet paper dispenser. A full vanity sink with a statuary marble counter top, …

Branded sound and light system

The new Xounts Up sound/light system integrates lights and colors into any special event with the ability to “brand” the speaker cover with company logos or any other specialized design. The system includes a seven-hour power bank so it’s portable for off-site events where power isn’t available. Visit  www.xounts.com.

Kwik-Stake Covers

August 1, 2016

Kwik-Stake Covers from Kwik Covers alerts guests to the presence of tent stakes. The protective foam covers have a unique counter-sunk design that creates a secure hold. Two head sizes make the covers user-friendly and a side slit accommodates a rope or ratchet strap. Covers are available in white and “safety” orange. Visit www.kwikcovers.com.

What to add to your tent rental inventory

July 1, 2016

Knowing your customer base is always critical to success, but this becomes even more important for tent rental companies considering expanding their offerings of non-tent event rental items. After all, taking on new products can represent a sometimes sizable financial investment; a major consideration for smaller operations in particular. The key to successfully creating a …

Mold and mildew stain remover

June 1, 2016

Iosso® Mold and Mildew Stain Remover zaps mold, mildew, dirt, algae, leaf stain, tree sap and bird droppings from virtually every washable surface. Solution can be applied to soiled areas to quickly remove stains from fabric, canvas, coated fabrics, vinyl, plastic, carpeting, wood, fiberglass, painted surfaces, rubber, tile and concrete. This gentle concentrated formula is …

Moving LED fixtures

New from Chauvet Professional is Maverick, a series of tour-ready moving LED fixtures. The new series provides the touring market with a complete and powerful set of lighting design tools at an affordable price. Marketed around a “Top Gun” flight theme, the Maverick series features affordable design options, including full-spectrum color mixing, custom optics, wide …

Taking it personally: Digitally printed tents reflect character

May 12, 2016

The introduction of flat smartphones created a lucrative marketplace for another new product that has taken the world by storm: the smartphone cover. Sophisticatedly sedate, boldly colored, or blinged out with rhinestones, this snap-on accessory reveals something about the owner’s personality. Taking it to the next level, many people get one customized with a photograph …

Heavy-duty climate-control hosing

April 1, 2016

Flexaust® FX-180 stitched hose is engineered for high performance in air conditioning, dehumidification and mild heating rental applications. The heavy-duty 13-ounce PVC scrim features ripstop technology and lock-stitch construction, durable PVC wear strip for 360-degree external protection and a high-tensile spring steel wire. This A/C, heat and dehumidification hose is appropriate for rental applications requiring …

Tempted to subrent?

Subrentals help tent rental companies keep inventories active and jobs coming in, but getting the most from this strategy requires playing it smart and being cautious. Subrenting equipment—whether to or from another rental company—can offer tent rental businesses some important, and tempting, benefits. Take renting to another company. An obvious advantage is that your inventory …