About the tent

The easiest way to re-waterproof your bell tent

Views : 1250
Update time : 2020-11-10 17:24:01
The easiest way to re-waterproof your bell tent:
Pitch your tent and make sure the tent is 100% dry.Remove dust and dirty with a hard brush.Use Bradproof waterproofing agent. 1 litre approximately covers 6m square.Apply the waterproofing agent with a paint roller. The cotton needs to be soaked properly.Let your tent dry in the wind, preferably not in the sun.

If the cotton canvas of your bell tent has been affected by mould, mildew or weather conditions, do as follows:
Moisten the cotton.Dissolve 1 unit of bleaching liquid into 10 units of water.Apply the solution to the wet canvas and let the canvas absorb it for about 30 minutes. Prolong the absorption time if necessary.Rinse the canvas with plenty of water.
Clean the canvas using Ultramar Shampoo, so there is no bleaching liquid left on the canvas.Let your tent dry properly.
Use Bradproof to protect the cotton against fungi, algae, filthy water, etc. A perfect waterproofing agent to make cotton tents waterproof is BRADPROOF. It is an environment-friendly product, non-toxic and biologically degradable. Tent rental places and army tents have used it with excellent result since 1943. The product is water based, without solvents or hydrocarbons. The usage varies between approximately 8 m² and 12 m² a litre. It is possible for a gray shine to appear on dark-coloured cotton after treatment; after a few downpours, however, this will disappear.  Some companies industrially impregnate cotton in case you don’t want to do it yourself. The cotton is first cleaned and then impregnated under high pressure. This, however, is quite expensive.


Related News
Why Should You Choose a Bell Tent?
Why Should You Choose a Bell Tent?
Sep .25.2021
Most campers choose to build a bell tent during their journey. What are the specific reasons? This article is shared with you.
Maintaining Your Canvas Wall Tent
Maintaining Your Canvas Wall Tent
Sep .01.2021
Whether you are the owner of a new tent or are considering this prospect, understanding the maintenance and upkeep of the tent is something you will definitely want to know about. That's why we created this blog post to give you an overview of the kinds o
How To Clean a Canvas Tent
How To Clean a Canvas Tent
Aug .16.2021
The best way to explain the process (and there are a few of the finer points that people obviously disagree on) is to give the basic points step by step, and then delve into each step when needed. These first steps assume that there is no mold or mildew.
Canvas Tent Maintenance
Canvas Tent Maintenance
Aug .04.2021
Want to know some tips for caring for your tent? When you buy a tent for the first time, learn how to take care of it, how to store it, and what to do every 3-6 months to keep the best performance possible for your tent.