Clear Tarps Buying Guide
Different Types of Clear Tarps
There are following types of clear plastic tarps.
- 20 MIL Clear Vinyl Tarps
- 20 MIL Clear Vinyl Tarps - Flame Retardant
- 30 MIL Clear Vinyl Tarps
- Clear Vinyl Tarps
Clear vinyl tarp fabric is crystal clear. It is widely used for restaurant patio winter enclosure, patio and deck enclosure and winter building enclosures. Clear vinyl tarp fabrics are much heavier than clear poly tarp fabric.
30 MIL clear vinyl tarp has better cold weather tolerance. 30 MIL clear vinyl fabric is 50% thicker than 20 MIL. It withstand the winter winds and snow better in areas with colder winter weather and snows.
Clear poly tarps are translucent. It is not crystal clear. It allows lights to pass through. However, you do not see in clear details what is behind the tarp. Clear poly tarp is popular for agricultural green house and industrial enclosures.
How to Store Clear Vinyl Tarps
When storing clear vinyl tarps, please make sure the tarp is dry and clean. Store at room temperature and away from moisture and condensation.