Top 7 Best Tarps That Are Worth Your Money

Are you sick of spending money on low grade tarps at retail stores like Walmart, Harbor Freight or some of the farm stores which degrade from exposure to sunlight or changes in humidity or temperature and end up falling apart after a few uses? It’s time to step up your game and buy a tarp that’s truly long-lasting and worth your money.

The problem is many tarps out there appear to be inexpensive, but don't actually are not engineered for long term use and are more or less throw away products that waste your money. It’s all about buying quality that endures.

Have you already confronted this problem? Don't worry, we got you covered. We've worked with tarps for decades and developed a list to help you find some of the best tarps for your buck.

The Top 7 Best Tarps Out There

Each of these tarps by Tarps Now specializes in a certain task. Take a look and see which one fits your needs.

1. Extreme Duty 40 oz Vinyl Tarp

This vinyl tarp is by far one of the best out options out there for heavy duty use in agriculture, trucking and industrial use.

It’s 100% waterproof and resistant to mildew, acid, and rotting.

Also, at 50 mil thick, this is one of the most rugged heavy duty vinyl tarps on the market. It's designed to last a long time and offered at a low cost that includes a best price guarantee.

2. Waterproof Vinyl Tarps

Many people life to use colored tarps with each color used for protecting specific types of products, machinery, or equipment. If you’re in the market for colored tarps, these provide a great option. They come in a selection that includes eight different colors to meet all your needs and are 100% waterproof.

Additionally, they’re UV, oil, acid, mildew, and rot resistant, so you can use these vinyl tarps outside as you please with no fear of them degrading or coming apart.

3. Breathable Waterproof Canvas Tarp

Get the best of all worlds with breathable waterproof canvas tarp.

These breathable waterproof tarps are engineered with a canvas/polyester blend to make these 2 to 3 times stronger than traditional canvas tarps. Their construction includes Industrial grade sewn seams with a very durable hemmed perimeter.

They're also 20 mils thick, yet are still porous enough to allow air to pass through on hot days. Top that off with a waterproof design, and you have a tarp that's perfect for a wide range of uses and applications, rain or shine.

4. Truck & Field Tarps

For those of you who have something big areas to cover, there are tarps engineered to specifically meet this type of need.

Tarps Now has a variety of large truck tarps designed for flatbeds and lumber trucks, as well as field tarps that can be used to cover large heavy loads of lumber, heavy machinery and industrial components in a wide range of outdoor weather conditions.

Truck and field tarps are waterproof and have super strong grommets to properly secure the tarp and provide the protection needed. Best of all, field and truck tarps are really built to last.

5. 86% Mesh Shade Tarp

This tarp is specifically designed to keep you cool in the summer heat. The Knitted 86% Mesh Shade Tarp includes a design that is unique in providing a precisie level of shade while also allowing cool air to pass through.

The hems are constructed with three thicknesses of the heavy-duty polyethylene material to give it strength, and the mesh structure allows for hot air to pass out and cool and to go in.

This is the perfect option if you want to create an overhead shady spot on your patio for your next backyard gathering or as a patio enclosure, with six colors available. Some people also like to use them to reduce heat in outdoor kennels or as shade areas for their horses.

6. Super Heavy Duty Fire Retardant Poly Tarps

Poly tarps give you the best of all worlds, and these Super Heavy Duty Fire Retardant Poly tarps are no exception.

Like most other poly tarps, these give you the option to use it indoors or outdoors. In addition to having fire retardant construction, they're also waterproof and acid-proof. And well suited for all sorts of uses in the garage, or even around the home, where brushfires might be a concern.

They are also designed and engineered with a 3-ply poly material and up to 24-mil thickness, so you can guarantee they will last for many years to come.

7. Custom Clear Vinyl Industrial Curtains

If you’re searching for the perfect clear tarp for patios, that needs to be customized to for a perfect fit, you’ve come to the right place.

We can design a clear poly tarp to shield your porch, patio, deck, gazebo, garage, kennel, barn or other outdoor living areas from the elements so you can enjoy nature year-round. This type of custom made curtain enclosure provides much more protection from rain, wind, brisk temperatures, and other inclement weather than an off the shelf curtain does.

The best part is that we can customize them to ensure you get the exact color, shape, weight, and size to meet almost any need.

Browse Our Website for Tarps Today

Now that you know the best values in tarps to buy for various types of applications, you need to find a place to get them for the best price.

Well, look no further.

Tarps Now is the online leader in custom tarps and has one of the widest online selections of tarps in the business. We offer hundreds of tarps from all fabrics, thicknesses, sizes, colors and a wide range of feature sets

If you need a tarp to fit your specific needs, don't fret - we can make a custom tarp engineered with the right fabric, specifications, size, color or attribute to fit your every need.

If you have questions on how to create a custom tarp or standard queries on vinyl tarps, ‌feel free to call or email for service. We’re really pleased to help you.