Canvas tarpaulins are great for wind wear and tear. These white canvas tarpaulins or tan canvas tarpaulins are not waterproof. If you are looking for waterproof tarpaulins, go to our "Poly Tarpaulins" section and see our collection of poly tarpaulins. These canvas tarpaulins are not pure white. The white canvas tarpaulins have an off white antique look to them. If you are looking for ultra white looking tarpaulins, please go to our white tarpaulins page.White Canvas Tarpaulins: Does Color Matter?
When shopping for a canvas tarpaulins, you're going to have to make a number of choices on everything from material to coating to size to color. Now, you're probably going to be asking yourself... Who cares what color it is, right? Does it matter if it's a white canvas tarpaulins?
Well the fact of the matter is that color actually does have an effect on your tarpaulins in terms of how long the canvas lasts, how effective it is and so on. Here are just a few things that the color of a white tarpaulins can do to help you out. If you live in a sunny area and use a darker color like green canvas tarpaulins, the sun might damage the green canvas more than the white canvas.
White Canvas Tarpaulins And Protection
If you're using a white canvas tarpaulins to protect yourself from the elements whether camping or setting up at a flea market or whatever you're doing, then white can actually help. How? Well, assuming you're only protecting yourself from rain or snow, it doesn't matter. But if you're trying to stay protected from the harsh sun, well, the white will help by reflecting the sunlight, and hence, the heat. It simply won't warm up so fast, plain and simple.
White Canvas Tarpaulins Durability
For the same reason, a white canvas tarpaulins might wind up lasting considerably longer than one of a darker color, which will be just as tortured and tested by the heat and the sun as yourself. By being able to reflect the heat, the tarpaulins is less likely to suffer from it, simple as that.
White Canvas Tarpaulins Visibility Issues
In some cases, the color can come in handy simply because of, well, what color it is. Say you're hunting and you need to perch to do some shooting. In the summer, you'd use a camouflage tarpaulins, but in the winter, in the snow, a white one would come more in handy, right? Well, that's pretty much what it comes down to when you're buying a white tarpaulins. In other words, every color of tarpaulins is useful for some reason or other. The green canvas would be a better choice if you want your tarpaulins to blend into the outdoor environment.