Things to Remember while Renting a Tent

tentWhether you are hosting a party, professional meeting or a wedding, hiring a tent is the most important thing to do. There are a variety of tenting options available in the market today. Before hiring one, you should know the size of your guest’s crowd, your budget and the nature of the event. When you know exactly what you want, you can choose among the number of professional party rental companies that cater to your needs. The tent alone will be a large investment from your side and hence you will have to be very careful in choosing.

Different types of tents

Canopy Tents– They are light and come in several varieties. They are ideal for covering food area, prize area, guests, etc. they are efficient in providing shade. But they are not suitable for long time installations, and can’t withstand high winds and heavy rains. Typically, they do not have sidewalls, since the extra weight causes drooping and sagging. They are conventionally secured by rope and staking into the ground.

Frame Tents– These tents are suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations. Made of a thick vinyl which is stretched over an aluminum frame, it has no middle poles for support. They are either staked or weighted down dependant on the conditions. They are ideal for use on gravel, driveways, decks and other items that make staking difficult.

Pole Tents- it is the most commonly used tenting, supported with a number of perimeter and center poles. You can choose from the various sizes and colors, but they are suitable for flat grass or gravel land. You can opt from these tents by asking for the suitable tent from party rental stores.

Have a look on weather before hiring party rental services

It is very important to learn about the possible weather conditions on the day of the event. If possible ask the local forecast experts for advice. As a precaution have gutters installed with the tents. Most professional party rental providers also offer sidewall packages. It is safer if you have side walls in the rainy and winter seasons.