Reasons why you should use shrink wrapping not tarps
During winter and period of bad weather in general, specific objects such as boats, buildings, plants, etc. should be properly protected. Some time ago, companies primarily used tarpaulins in order to protect those objects. But, times have changed, and today, the most popular way of packaging and storing those objects is using shrink wrap. As a boat owner, you want to be sure that your boat will be safe from snow, heavy rain, wind and ice, and it will be because shrink wrapping will completely protect your boat. Moreover, your boat will be protected from any vandalism or even theft.
When it comes to tarpaulins, there are several different types of tarpaulins such as polythene tarpaulins, canvas and mono covers. The most common type is polythene tarpaulin, which are made of waterproof woven polythene. These tarpaulins are more suitable for covering garden furniture. Their main flaw is the fact they can be easily torn. Canvas tarpaulins are a bit expensive option, and they were used to cover narrow boats, lorries and vintage vehicles in the past. They are really heavy and cleaning them is very difficult task. Mono type covers are waterproof and more rugged. Tarpaulin is usually held down with ropes.
Shrink wrap is something completely different from tarpaulin. Shrink wrap has the special strength and durability which is very important for transport applications and industrial storage. Owning a boat means that you want to cover and protect it as best as possible, so when the spring comes you can enjoy in new adventures without any damages. That is exactly what you will be able to do when properly shrink wrap a boat. Tarpaulin is useful in some cases, but for boat covering and protection, shrink wrap is way better. Tarpaulin is a less expensive option, and you can place it yourself with help of your friends. When it comes to shrink wrap, it will cost you more, and you should hire a professional company for this task. But, as for everything else in life – you will get what you paid for. If you pay less, you will certainly get less!
One reason why you should use shrink wrapping not tarps is especially visible when it comes to appearance, security, flexibility and durability. One secret of shrink wrap durability is in the fact that is heat shrunk around the boat, it will become really tight. This option was tested in the hardest possible conditions and on large objects, and the results were amazing. The fact that shrink wrap is very tight is increasing the security of your boat in general, and entering the boat will be practically impossible. Appearance of shrink wrap is way better than tarpaulin, because it will look smooth and glossy. As you can see, the list of advantages for boaters is pretty long; so make sure to choose shrink wrapping! The guys at Shrink Wrapping Australia are top notch at what they. You know you are covered when using them. They are located on the Gold Coast but travel Australia wide.