It’s that point of yr whenever you’re attributable to pull your tent out from storage and begin planning your summer time tenting vacation and it’s possible you’ll now be regretting the way you saved it over the winter. We’ve many emails and cellphone calls relating to repairs and re-proofing at the moment of yr and our greatest recommendation is to pack it away clear and dry in a cool darkish place free from vermin. There are additionally a number of gadgets you’ll be able to add on to your tent to enhance its life and we’ve detailed a few of these under.
What are Twin Protectors?
Outwell have developed the Twin Protector for this season that primarily goes excessive of your tent to guard it from fowl droppings, tree sap and stop UV gentle degradation. This innovation will lengthen the lifetime of your Outwell tent and can make cleansing a lot simpler. The protector lays over the tent and permits air to stream under it so received’t hinder breathability. The protector is silver coated on one facet and this can be utilized outwards on these scorching, sunny days to replicate warmth away and preserve the within of your tent cool. At cooler instances of the yr the black facet warms up the tent and offers darkness which permits for these coveted lie ins through the early mornings. There’s a zipper off and roll away cover that matches over the facet door to offer shading. For extra data go to our Twin Protector Vary.
What’s the take care of Footprints?
Footprints are designed to put down earlier than pitching your tent to guard the underside of your groundsheet from stones and sharp particles in addition to mud and dust. In addition they supply some insulation from the chilly floor. Outwell footprints include pegs and make pitching simpler as you’ll be able to choose the place one of the best location is earlier than pitching the entire tent. They’re totally waterproof with a 10ok hydrostatic head so received’t permit water to return in. Make it possible for the footprint is totally coated by your tent to forestall rain channelling beneath the ground. For extra data go to our footprint vary.
Do I want a Tent Carpet?
Carpets are much like footprints in that they shield the highest of your groundsheet. These match within the residing space of the tent and supply a snug, house from house contact for longer tenting holidays. They’re simple to take away and wash on the finish of your vacation (in contrast to your Outwell groundsheet) and preserve the groundsheet clear and unmarked. You will discover our Fleece Carpets and Flat Woven Carpets right here.
Are there carpets for the bed room space?
One other new growth for this season are Inlayzzz carpets which can be designed to suit into the bed room of your Outwell tent for final consolation, heat and insulation beneath foot. The highest of the carpet is constituted of tender fleece and the underside is foam for cushioning and sturdiness and we provide three completely different sizes to go well with. Discover extra data on Inlayzzz right here.
How do I take care of my tent flysheet?
Tents that aren’t clear and dry when packed away will develop mould and as soon as this has set in it’s a must to cease it spreading. You possibly can kill mould spores by washing in a light resolution of 1 half white vinegar to 10 components water or use diluted Milton however keep in mind to rinse the tent off completely. After cleansing, we propose you employ Nikwax Tent and Gear Solarproof which can be utilized straight on the moist flysheet. This not solely replenishes the DWR coating on the flysheet to permit for higher water run off but additionally protects in opposition to UV deterioration which means that one software can double the lifetime of the material! We suggest that you simply re-proof your tent yearly. You possibly can store our entire Outwell tents vary right here.