Polyethylene Tarps Vs Canvas Tarps

We are frequently asked about what tarp is best suited for the job at hand - Polyethylene (PE) Polyvinyl (PVC) or even Canvas. We explain that it comes down to personal preference and also the application that the tarp is going to be used for. Canvas is made from 100% cotton, whilst Polyethylene is a lightweight, durable thermoplastic with a huge variety of uses due to its lightweight and durable characteristics. The physical characteristics of a canvas tarp do lend themselves to a ground cover…


What are Builders Floor Sheets? Features and Uses of Builders Floor Sheets

Builders Floor Sheets -  A Flexible and Critical Product to protect ABC Tarps is Australia’s premier supplier of Builders Floor Sheets or BFS – these sheets have been designed specifically for Builders who are looking to protect the ground floor on a single-story addition. Having said that the Builders Floor Sheets can and are frequently used as Stockpile Covers for Industrial purposes, to cover up a whole range of things. The Builders Floor Sheet or builders tarp is made up of our Extra Heavy…


Securing Tarps: How to secure your tarps?

Securing your Tarp is more than protecting what is under the Tarp. Tarps are used for a whole range of uses, ensuring that your Tarp is secure is critical not only for what you are protecting but also for ensuring the health and wellbeing of people and the longevity of the Tarp. Tarps can be secured in several ways – with Ropes, Pegs, Bolts, Weights or having the Tarp (stockpile Cover) dug into the ground and backfilled.  By ensuring that the Tarp is secured this will ensure that the…


How to protect your Harvest and maximise its value with Hay Tarps/Covers

Australian agricultural sector faces a huge amount of risk when preparing, planting, growing, and harvesting their crops. The risks include drought, plagues, frost, hail, floods, fires and other phenoniums which leave our farmers exposed. The last thing our agricultural sector needs is that once they have harvested the crop that they lose value or worse have the crop destroyed as a result of it not being protected. Covers, Tarps or Tarpaulins have been widely used by the agriculture sector to…


How to Repair a Tarp? In 8 easy steps

Tarps, unfortunately, can incur damage either through human error, age, or vandalism, whilst this is unfortunate in many circumstances tarp covers cab be repaired. Below is a brief overview of how to fix a tear in a tarp the relative success of the repair may vary but it is a good starting point, before buying a replacement Tarp. Repairing a Torn / Damaged Tarp in 8 easy steps Clean the damaged area requiring the repair and ensure that it is dry prior to commencing the repair, soap and water…


BASEBALL AUSTRALIA PARTNERS WITH ABC TARPS IN GRASSROOTS BOOST

BASEBALL AUSTRALIA PARTNERS WITH ABC TARPS IN GRASSROOTS BOOST Baseball Australia is pleased to announce a new partnership with ABC Tarps in support of local grassroots clubs around the country. ABC Tarps – Baseball Australia’s preferred national baseball cover provider – will get behind clubs with an affordable and wide range of covers. Baseball Australia commercial and marketing general manager Shane Tonkin said the partnership would provide a boost for clubs around the country. “We’re…


Baseball Australia announce ABC Tarps as being their preferred national baseball cover provider

Baseball in Australia is one of the fastest growing sports on the Australian sporting calendar, with seasons going through the Winter and Summer periods there has never been a more suitable time to launch a new product range of Baseball Covers. ABC Tarps have had an extensive 25-year trading history supplying Tarpaulins and Covers to a huge number of sectors including Construction, Industrial, Agricultural and Sporting just to name a few. It is with great pleasure that ABC Tarps announce the…


Uses of a Roof Tarp

Roof Tarps are used in a time of need - The times of when you need to use a Roof Tarp is as a result of damage / poor weather cycles and or a mixture of both. When installing a Roof Covering this is when you want it to not only meet your expectations but exceed them! The number of times we have had people come to us after installing an inferior competitors Roof Sheet Cover to find that it has torn and failed to protect the premise is ridiculous. Some people currently supplying “Roof Tarps” do…


Hiring vs Buying Tarps?

Hire VS Buy Cheaper to Buy than Hire? Hiring a tarp for short term use sounds OK until the job runs over time and you are up for re-hiring costs. Add to this the stress and strain of lifting this incredibly heavy PVC or Canvas hire tarps, the limited size range available and your liability for repair costs if damaged, it is easy to see the benefits of buying over hiring! Our Polytarp range is economically priced to make it a viable alternative to hiring. You will be surprised at the value for…


Top Uses and benefits of Tarps

No matter what industry you’re in or what application you have in mind, our range of durable Polytarps should meet your requirements. Tarps Uses and Benefits Uses: Our quality tarps are available direct from our warehouse at wholesale prices for use in the following applications: Farming - Don't let your equipment rust, keep it well covered with our industrial strength products. Specialized Hay Covers Agricultural covers including Grain & Bunker Covers, Stockpile Covers, Fertilizer Covers…