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Frequently Asked Questions about Tent

When purchasing the ideal tent, most people often concern about various features that go along with their tent. Besides that, there are also some common questions individuals often have when using their tents as well.
Here is a list of some common questions received from most individuals. Hope that we can help you solve the situation in the most effective way.

1. What other items do I need to buy when purchasing the camping tent?

All the tents require users to equip with the necessary poles, standard pegs, and guy lines so as to provide a sense of comfort when spend time camping outdoors. You also get a stuff bag, pole bag, peg bag, spare pole section with repair sleeve, and instructions. Depending on different types of purpose, you may want to purchase additional and particular accessories as the ground pegs. These you will find in the accessories – spare parts section on this website.

2. Can I purchase a tent with no condensation?

One can always expect some condensation systems in a tent in certain conditions. Some factors that often lead to condensation are high humidity and or lack of fresh atmosphere outside the tent. Inside the tent, it is better if we can control the moisture from our breath, the ground, and wet clothing from outdoor activities.

The effective method to limit the risk of taking so much condensation is to pick the materials make from high-quality. On the other hand, it should have some vent placements for individuals when using

3. How long will a tent last?

A tent’s lifespan is directly based on the amount of time that you use it. A tent’s biggest enemy is UV radiation (just like your skin). A tent that lives in extreme conditions at high altitude, such as Everest Base Camp area, may only last a few months, while a well taken care of tent, used occasionally under normal conditions, can last for many years.

4. How can I make maintenance for my tent?

Try to avoid packing the tent when it is still wet or stocked with dirty things. Although we use the materials with high-quality and waterproofing available, prolonged exposure to moisture causes hydrolysis which, in turn, causes the waterproof layer to break down, becoming soft, sticky and no longer waterproof. Placing a humid tent for approximately 24 hours in warm weather will enhance the growing process of mildew on the fabric. Mildew will cause various issues for your tent including stain and break. Moreover, it will also lead to the premature breakdown of the waterproof coating.

For long-term using, keep your tent in a dry and cool area, out of direct sunlight. Store it outside of its stuff sack, as you would a sleeping bag, in a breathable, over-sized cotton or mesh duffel for protection. On the cheap, an old pillowcase is ideal.

5. How to clean my tent in the proper way?

Cleaning your tent is very necessary after using or spending in a long time. If heavily soiled, the pressure from a regular garden hose will remove most loose dirt. For more severe cleaning, set up your tent and hand wash it with warm water, a sponge and mild.

One thing to remember is that individuals should use the non-detergent soap. Do not use dishwashing liquid, detergent, bleach, pre-soaking solutions, or spot removers. Rinse well. Dry your tent by pitching it or line-drying it. Never dry clean, machine- wash or machine-dry your tent. Any of these methods can remove all the waterproof coatings from the tent.

6. Which reason that cause the condensation in your tent?
Condensation is the growth of humid moisture inside your tents. It happed due to the difference between the atmosphere inside and outside your camping area. In fact, there are 3 reasons which lead to the condensation including:

  1. Weather Conditions: High humidity with low temperatures. It is suggested that people should not camping outside since rainy conditions create the most condensation.
  2. People: We release approximately 1 – 2 pints of moisture each night through breathing and skin evaporation.
  3. Humid Environment: Wet ground or wet gear stored inside the tent.
7. How do I repair tears?

You can do apply minor repairs in the field using one of several alternatives. We offer waterproof, self-adhesive patches (sold separately) for all of the fabrics and mesh on your tent. Seam sealants are also a good alternative for small holes, or use duct tape for minor, temporary field repairs.

If you use duct tape, remember to take it out as soon as you finish the camping vocation. The adhesive will eventually eat away at the fabric and you will end up needing a larger patch. We recommend carrying at least one of these as a precaution. If you have a large tear, our Product Service Center can also fix your tent after you return from your trip.

8. The terrain is visibly sloped; can we still build a tent on it?

Absolutely; depending on the slope, we will find the most appropriate system to level out the ground.

9. How much space do I need for my tent?

Allow a minimum of eight feet around the perimeter of the tent for setup. For instance, when ordering a 20’x20’ tent, the area you need for installation is 28’x28’.

Other space factors to consider are overhead power lines, tree branches, eave lines, and other obstructions overhead that may prevent safe tent installation. Another site concern is underground lines (water, gas, phone and electric).

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