Best practices for adding to your inventory

June 1, 2016  |  Feature

There are good reasons for a tent rental company to expand—or start to build—its inventory of non-tent event rental items. A diverse inventory allows rental businesses to potentially provide clients with one-stop service. Then there’s the ability to broaden rental opportunities and serve new m…
Custom-built curves help avoid an extremely elevated floor

June 1, 2016  |  Project Briefs, Projects

A tent attached to a rustic barn overlooking acres of sunflowers would seem to be the perfect site for a scenic fall wedding, until you notice the drop in elevation beyond the barn. The father of the bride turned to Chattanooga Tent Co., Chattanooga, Tenn. for help in turning that scenic vision into…
Mold and mildew stain remover

June 1, 2016  |  Products

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, pain…
Tenting the Batman v Superman movie premiere at Radio City Music Hall

June 1, 2016  |  Event Production, Projects

Lex Luthor described the showdown in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” as the “greatest gladiator match in the history of the world.” For the movie’s NYC premiere in March, the “superhero” staff of Everything Entertainment met its own gladiator challenge head-on, tenting outside of …
Customized inflatable furniture

June 1, 2016  |  Products

Air’Lounge from Ins’TenT Industries is a modern collection of inflatable furniture that mixes comfort with high-end design to bring attention to a company’s brand. The furniture’s neoprene material allows high-resolution printing to ensure vibrant logos. Manufactured using strong material, t…
Lighter weight fabric

June 1, 2016  |  Products

Serge Ferrari Stam® 6002L is an evolution of the classic version of Stam 6002 for awnings, canopies, fixed umbrellas, small tents and other light structures. The new product has similar performance characteristics as its predecessor, including a natural fiber woven appearance, UV resistance, heat a…
Customization options transform tents

June 1, 2016  |  Feature

The standard, no-frills tent may be white, but Tentnology Co. Vice President Suzanne Warner likens it to the quintessential little black dress when she talks about a client in Belize who has 50 standard tents and “hundreds and hundreds of assorted accessories.” In addition to custom designs, col…
Ballasting for safety and safety when ballasting

June 1, 2016  |  On the Job, Safety & Codes

Learning to ballast with concrete? Follow these steps to ensure safe and efficient jobsite practices. My crew has forgotten how to use a sledgehammer. Well, not really, but it could happen. In my local tent rental market, ballasting is common. So common that the top priority for my management team h…
Payroll perils

June 1, 2016  |  Management

Mistakes in withholding and paying payroll taxes to the IRS can spell real trouble for small business owners. Every employer faces countless rules and regulations involving the payments it makes to its employees. There are rules that dictate when (and which) workers must be paid overtime, the amount…
Moving LED fixtures

June 1, 2016  |  Products

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 de…