Quality by Design

Tent Renters Supply - Quality By Design

One of the biggest differentiators amongst tent manufacturers is in the quality and thoughtfulness that goes into the designing and engineering of the products themselves. At Tent Renters Supply, we use a number of innovative technologies as well as efficient production methods that allow us to create superior, high-quality products at a lower cost than […]

Engineered Tents: Fire & Flame Registration

Tent Renters Supply - Fire And Flame Registration

As we’ve learned over the course of our special Wind Loading Content Series on the Tent Renters Supply blog, tent manufacturers and event operators are working with several guidelines and principals involved in safely planning and executing events involving tents and temporary structures. In this piece, we’ll be exploring Fire and Flame Registration – a […]

Defining Severe Weather

TRS - Defining Severe Weather

Storms, high winds, hurricanes – Florida is a lovely place to live most of the time, but it has its share of severe weather moments. In our blog series on engineered tents, we have explored the many factors of planning, wind mitigation, wind load ratings, and other key topics that rental companies and tent manufacturers […]

Pull Testing: Measuring Your Tent Stakes

Tent Renters Supply - Pull Testing Blog

Staking a tent remains to be one of the preferred and most common ways of anchoring a tent for its holding power and safety. However, there are several things that tent rental companies and their installation crews should know about the soil conditions at the site, because those conditions will determine what size and how […]

IFAI Guidance Documents and Resources for Tent Installations

Tent Renters Supply - Tent Installation Guidelines

After more than three decades in the tent manufacturing industry, Tent Renters Supply has learned first and foremost that every event site is different, every weather and variable condition is different, and therefore tent installers must make interpretations of guidelines and recommendations from other agencies to suit their unique needs.

Types of Ballasts and Anchors

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At Tent Renters Supply, we pride ourselves on manufacturing and providing the best tent solutions for our partners in the rental industry. Whether you are seeking an engineered or non-engineered tent for your rental company or event planning business, we can provide you with high-quality, custom engineered parts and accessories to best suit the needs […]

Wind Mitigation Plans

Tent Renters Supply - Wint Mitigation Plans

Making sure that an event is as safe as it is memorable – for our partners in the event and rental industries, ensuring the safety of everyone at the event while protecting the company from any liabilities for weather-related dangers are two priorities that go hand-in-hand. At Tent Renters Supply, we provide guidance to our […]

How is Wind Rating Calculated?

Understanding the wind rating on a tent is critically important because it gives rental companies and event planners a baseline for how a tent will perform in certain conditions based on a number of factors that impact the integrity of the tent’s structure. At Tent Renters Supply, we provide engineering documents for engineered and non-engineered […]

Applicable Codes for Tents and Temporary Structures

Tent Renters Supply - Applicable Codes

One of the ways we help our customers is by educating them on the difference between Engineered and Non-Engineered tents. In this series, we will explore some of the complex factors that influence regulations and guidelines set forth by cities and municipalities that effect tented events and site plans, in particular – applicable building codes.

Engineered Tents and Wind Loads 101

Tent Renters Supply - Engineered Tents & Wind Load

July 6th, 1944, also known as the day the clowns cried, was one of the worst fire disasters in the history of the United States. During an afternoon performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus, a massive gasoline and paraffin-fueled fire broke out. More than 160 people either died in the flames […]