Tent cleaning & repair tips

October 1st, 2023

Keeping tents clean and rental-ready sometimes just requires old-school elbow grease and a stiff bristle broom or brush. Photo courtesy of Awning Cleaning Industries/APCO Products. During the busy season, when parties, events, weddings, festivals and so on have kicked into relatively high gear, tents are going out, coming back in and then going out again. […]

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Stitch guard

August 1st, 2022

The proven way to use bleach and calcium hypochlorite to clean mold while protecting your tent’s webbing, vinyl, and stitching. Bleach or calcium hypochlorite is the most effective cleaner to remove mold stains, but when not used properly, it can rot tent stitching and degrade tent vinyl. When cleaning mold from vinyl tents, use a […]

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The tent rental industry comes together to fight for survival

June 1st, 2020

As March events canceled and commercial work shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many tent installers, including Classic Tents & Events, Norcross, Ga., shifted to providing tents at medical facilities. Photos courtesy of Classic Tents & Events. Few aspects of the global economy are untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic, but for the tent and […]

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Announcing the 2020 InTents magazine Reader’s Choice Award winners!

April 1st, 2020

Twenty-two manufacturers and suppliers to the tent rental industry are honored in the April–May 2020 issue of InTents magazine in the third annual Reader’s Choice Awards. This 40-by-60-foot Anchor Century® tent, installed at a venue in Farmington, Conn., by Connecticut Rental Centers, served as a ceremony tent with theater-style seating. Anchor Industries was voted Best […]

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2020 Reader’s Choice Awards: Products and services that go above and beyond

April 1st, 2020

Many industry suppliers go more than the extra mile to help tent rental companies thrive—and the voters in the 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards have stories to tell about the products, services and suppliers that support them day after day, from the warehouse to the installation site.  by Pamela Mills-Senn The annual Reader’s Choice Awards, launched […]

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Reader’s Choice Awards 2019

April 1st, 2019

Awarding excellence and innovation in the event tent industry. 1. Best Tent Manufacturer: Anchor® Industries Inc. “Be it a corporate event, fundraiser or a high end wedding, The Alleen Company prides itself on putting forward the highest quality event, paying attention to the finest detail,” says Barbara Scull, president of The Alleen Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. “This […]

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Announcing the winners of the Reader’s Choice Awards

April 1st, 2018

InTents magazine is 25 years old! To celebrate, we are awarding excellence and innovation in the event tent industry. In December, we asked InTents readers to vote for the best of the best in 25 categories. What companies, products and services do InTents readers depend on to run their business? Who supplies the best frame […]

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Keeping tent fabric clean

October 1st, 2017

By hand or machine, tent cleaning requires a solid logistical plan to keep tents spotless for every event. A tent at a job site can encounter many foes that make it dirty: rain, mud, bird droppings, tree sap, wet leaves and even graffiti. To keep inventories pristine and ready for the next event, successful rental […]

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