Clear Vinyl Tarps FAQ's
20 MIL or 30 MIL Clear Vinyl Tarps?
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.
20 MIL clear vinyl tarp is usually used in areas except the northern states or areas that have significant amount of snow or wind. In the South most people use 20 MIL unless you live next to a beach, lake or river where wind gusts are strong.
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.