Tenting for the pandemic

December 1st, 2020

During a single week in March, L&A Tent Rentals in Hamilton, N.J., had one million dollars worth of event cancellations. Tenting for COVID-19 testing sites helped make up some of the monetary loss. Photo courtesy of L&A Tent Rentals. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the tent industry finds new ways to survive. by Jeff Moravec There […]

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Maintenance practices to extend the life of your tents and equipment

August 1st, 2020

by Darcy Maulsby The old saying “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” takes on new meaning in times like the current challenging business environment. When tent rental operators are counting every penny, the need to get the longest possible life out of tents and the equipment used to install them is […]

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ICC to revise codes

June 1st, 2017

A reorganization by the International Code Council (ICC) of its groups that develop model codes will result in the next round of code revisions for the tent industry being moved up by one year. The ICC uses a three-year cycle for developing model codes, and most codes that govern tents and temporary membrane structures fall […]

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Tents aboard the USS Jackson

October 1st, 2016

When duty calls, Beachview Event Rentals & Design of Woodbine, Ga., responds. Earlier this year, the call came for tents with air-conditioned-controlled environments to be installed on board the USS Jackson, a naval combat ship that would be undergoing shock trials. During a trial, a charge of 10,000 pounds is set off about 100 yards […]

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Winter wise

December 1st, 2015

As tents and heating options improve and more cold-weather events take place, tent rental companies are eyeing winter installations with interest—and caution. Howling 30-mile-per-hour winds. Crews having to go inside every 15 minutes to warm up. Snow for the entire 10 days of setup, so much of it that snow removal crews had to haul […]

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Carpa 10 presents new company logo

November 2nd, 2015

Based in Madrid, Spain, Carpa 10 provides marquees for anything from corporate events to weddings to trade shows. The company recently presented a new logo to represent a rejuvenated, fresh and dynamic image as a symbol of its renewal of intentions. Carpa 10 has spent more than a decade providing coverage, either temporarily or permanently, […]

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