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How to Make a Teepee for a Child

April 13, 2021 5:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you have a little one who loves to build forts, curl up with a good book or create their own imaginary worlds? A cute teepee can be the perfect private space or play space for your kids to enjoy. If you plan on building a teepee for kids at your Utah home, here’s how to do it the easy way. Gather your materials Child teepees are cute spaces for your young ones to relax and let their imaginations run wild. As you plan your teepee project, you need to start by selecting the right materials. You’ll need at least... View Article

What You Need to Know About the Best Material for Covering a Teepee

March 30, 2021 5:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Thinking about adding a teepee to your property in Utah? Whether you intend to make your teepee a permanent structure or a temporary one, you need to choose the right teepee material for your project. In general, Sunforger® teepee canvas is your best bet for a variety of applications, and it comes in several weights and styles. Read on to learn about how to select the best material to help your structure stand up to the outdoor elements. Why choose fabric with the Sunforger® treatment? Whether you plan on keeping your teepee in place for several years, or you wish... View Article

Best Practices for Maintaining Your Teepee

March 10, 2021 11:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s a good idea to learn teepee maintenance now, before camping season begins! If you take care of it, it will take care of you through every rainstorm, windy night and other adverse conditions. While you should inspect your teepee for repair needs and maintenance when camping season ends, doing it now still prevents disaster later. Here are six tips for the maintenance and upkeep of your teepee in Utah: Camp in the shade: When possible, find a shady camping spot. UV radiation is tough on teepee fabric, and eventually, it breaks down fibers. When you camp in high-elevation areas,... View Article

Five Teepee Ventilation Tips

February 24, 2021 11:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A common issue with teepees and teepee-like tents is condensation. When you trap heat inside and do not allow airflow in teepees, you will notice this problem, and your teepee will feel stuffy, or your stuff will still get wet. Fortunately, it’s easy to maintain good teepee ventilation and enjoy good shelter during a Utah teepee experience. Here are five tips for ventilating your teepee: Open the bottom: Teepee airflow works by allowing air through the doorway or bottom vents to travel up through the roof hole. If you close up the tent tight and stake it firmly into the... View Article

How Deep in the Ground Should a Fence Stay Be?

February 12, 2021 3:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Wooden fences can be both functional and beautiful—but their functionality depends on how well they’re constructed. The first step in building a sturdy fence is to understand what each component does—so if you’re asking yourself how deep a fence stay should be, you’re asking the wrong question. Here’s a guide to fence stays and posts, and how to get the best results when you’re constructing your own fence in Utah. The difference between fence stays and fence posts Fence posts are the large, vertical pieces of wood or pipe that support a fence’s railing or wires. They’re usually thick and... View Article