About Heavy Duty Tarps

How to Choose a Heavy Duty Tarp?

You need a Heavy Duty Tarp because the tarp you had did not last. Which tarp best fits your needs and budget? A heavy duty poly tarp may last 2 - 4 years in Boston, MA and only last 6 months in Miami, FL. So, which one is best for you? So, here is information about types of heavy duty tarps.

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Comparison of Different Heavy Duty Tarp Materials

  • Poly Heavy Duty Tarps

    Vinyl Coated Polyester Heavy Duty Tarps
    • Thickness: 10 - 13 MIL typically
    • Typical Product Life *: 2 - 4 years in low to medium UV areas Midwest and Northeast. 4 - 6 month in very high heat and high UV areas such as Florida, Arizona and California.
    • Waterproof: Yes. But water must run off tarp immediately.
    • Costs: Lowest among all heavy duty tarps
    • Colors: Silver, White, Silver White, Silver Black, Brown Silver
    • Pros: Work well in low to medium heat and UV areas, inexpensive
    • Cons: Deteriorate quickly in high heat, high UV or high wind area, such as Florida, California and Arizona.
  • Vinyl Coated Polyester Heavy Duty Tarps

    Vinyl Coated Polyester Heavy Duty Tarps
    • Made in USA
    • Thickness: 18 - 45 MIL for 14, 18, 22, 40 oz Vinyl Coated Polyester Tarps.
    • Typical Product Life *: 4 - 6 years in high heat and high UV areas such as Florida, Arizona and California.
    • Waterproof: Yes. But water be able must run off tarp immediately.
    • Costs: More expensive. Price is 4 - 5 times of a same-size heavy duty poly tarp.
    • Pros: Strong and durable in high UV heat areas, such as Florida, California and Arizona. Waterproof. The seams are welded and waterproof.
    • Cons: More expensive. Heavier weight to handle.
    • Best For: Boat Docks Tarp, Boat Canopy, Carport Canopy Top Replacement
  • Cotton Canvas Heavy Duty Tarps

    Cotton Canvas Heavy Duty Tarps
    • Made in USA
    • Fabric Weight: 18 - 21 oz / sqyd after wax treatment.
    • Typical Product Life *: 1 - 3 years in low UV areas. 1 year in high heat and high UV areas such as Florida, Arizona and California.
    • Waterproof: No. Water Resistant Only.
    • Costs: More expensive.
    • Colors: Brown, Green, Olive Drab
    • Pros: Breathable. Allow air and moisture to dissipate.
    • Cons: Prone to tear. Has initial odor. May color stain surfaces.
    • Best For: Construction materials and machinery tarps, oil field equipment covers.
  • Silicone Oil Treated Polyester Canvas Heavy Duty Tarps

    Silicone Oil Treated Canvas Heavy Duty Tarp
    • Made in USA
    • Fabric Weight: 14.5 oz / sqyd.
    • Typical Product Life *: 3 - 6 years in all US states.
    • Waterproof: Fabric is waterproof. But seams are not. Water must be able run off immediately.
    • Costs: More expensive.
    • Colors: Black, Blue, Brown, Gray, Olive Green, Tan, White
    • Pros: Breathable. Allow air and moisture to dissipate.
    • Cons: More expensive. Color may gradually fade.
    • Best For: canvas boat cover and machinery tarps.

* Typical product life excludes weather or wind gust damages, such as hurricane, tornado, storm, wind gust, lightning, fire etc.

Heavy Duty Tarps

Sigman 10' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 10' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 25' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 25' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 10' x 12' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 10' x 12' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 10' x 10' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 10' x 10' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 20' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 20' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 8' x 10' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 8' x 10' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 12' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 12' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 8' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 8' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 16' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 16' x 20' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 6' x 8' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 6' x 8' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 20' x 30' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 20' x 30' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 30' x 40' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 30' x 40' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 20' x 25' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 20' x 25' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 16' White Heavy Duty Tarp

Sigman 12' x 16' White Heavy Duty Tarp