The summer months mean we need as much protection from the sun’s harsh rays and heat as possible, especially here in North Carolina! Tarps offer a quick and easy solution to keep you cool. At Carolina Awning & Tent Company, we have been serving areas in North Carolina such as Rocky Mount, Greenville, and the Outer Banks since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, and we can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We create, install, and service our signs, awnings, and canopies for years to come.

UV rays are emitted from the sun and can damage our skin. While sunscreen is a great help, tarps also protect us from these harmful rays. So the short answer to the question is YES! Tarps are UV resistant and offer effective protection, making them perfect for your next outing. 

There are many UV resistant tarps on the market right now. These are affordable options that keep you and your loved ones safe this season. 

Vinyl Tarps – Vinyl coated and vinyl laminated polyester tarps provide UV resistance to go along with their waterproof, durability, tear resistant, and mildew resistant qualities. They come in a wide variety of weights, thickness, and colors suitable for countless industrial, service, construction, trucking, and domestic applications.

Polyethylene Tarps – Poly tarps are economical and lightweight covers that offer UV protection. These tarps are also strong, waterproof, and mildew resistant great for many versatile duties from the backyard to the manufacturing plant.

Mesh Tarps – Not only do Mesh tarps generate UV protection they also allow airflow making these ideal for the backyard, patio, pool, gazebo, and deck. They also are great for truck and manufacturing applications. Mesh tarps can hang overhead or on the sides as curtains or temporary walls giving the needed protection with an appealing look.

As you can see, there are many great benefits of using tarpaulins to protect your home. At Carolina Awning and Tent Company, we can personalize your tarps. Contact us today for all your awning, sign, and tarp needs! Also please don’t hesitate to contact us when you’re ready to freshen up your business advertising. Or, if you’re a new business owner ready to brand your company, we’re here to help you get started!