The white canvas tarps protect your property in order to protect it from the elements. There are a wide range of canvas tarps available depending on the uses they are put to. Some canvas tarps are heavy duty and are intended for extreme conditions, such as for fire protection. Canvas tarps, however, are generally used for camping and need not meet such stringent standards. A white canvas tarp are is designed for shelter as well as to provide UV protection and shade.
The Tarps Plus brand white canvas tarps are popular as they are made of natural materials and are strong and durable. They mainly offer protection against the sun and wind since they are not waterproof. However they are likely to last longer than darker colored tarps.
The color of a canvas tarpaulin can affect how long it lasts and its effectiveness. White canvas tarpaulins offer better protection from sunlight since the color better reflects sunlight rays and means that the tarp will not heat up as much as darker colored tarps. Darker tarps are more prone to sun damage and deterioration since they absorb sunlight and will be hotter than lighter colored canvas tarps.
When camping, the color of a canvas tarp can be important if you want to blend in with the environment. A white or off-white color is more suitable for predominantly white colored environments such as occur in snow or in sand dunes. As well as blending in with the environment they are a cooler option when camping in hot environments.
The main advantage of a white canvas tarp is the protection it offers from harsh sunlight when camping. These tarps will not absorb as much sunlight as colored tarps and will absorb less heat making for a cooler shelter. In addition, they will likely last longer than colored tarps since they absorb less radiant heat from sunlight and will not deteriorate as quickly. Our 30x30 white canvas tarps are among the largest offered in set sizes.