8
Apr

Guide to Procuring Equipment for Your Party Rental Business

  Procuring party equipment for your event rental business might seem straightforward. But before you start adding those folding tables, party tents, or stage covers to your shopping cart, there are a few simple strategic steps you should take. Taking these steps before procuring your party equipment will make all the difference in your short-term and long-term success. They’re the

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8
Apr

WeatherPort Helps Kilted Mermaid Expand Their Covered Outdoor Seating During COVID-19

When Kilted Mermaid needed to expand their covered outdoor seating during the pandemic, they turned to an outdoor dining structure from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. Kilted Mermaid Kilted Mermaid is a neighborhood craft beer and wine bar in Vero Beach, Florida. After almost a decade in business, Kilted Mermaid has become known for its funky vibe, fun events, and live original

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8
Apr

How Production Companies Use WeatherPort Fabric Structures for TV Shows and Movies

Many TV show and movie production companies invest in engineered fabric structures for props, prop storage, wardrobe, makeup, and much more. Not only are the work spaces more spacious and comfortable than conventional trailers, they reduce restrictions to allow more creative freedom.  Using Fabric Structures for Props and Production On Movie and Television Sets Bringing props to life alone can

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30
Mar

A WeatherPort Structure Boosts Pandemic Sales for Skylark’s Hidden Cafe

An outdoor dining structure from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems has helped Skylark’s Hidden Cafe keep sales up during the pandemic. Skylark’s Hidden Cafe Skylark’s Hidden Cafe is a local favorite and staple of the Fairhaven community just outside of Bellingham, Washington. Located in a historic brick building, Skylark’s enchants customers with its Victorian decor, homey atmosphere, and delicious classic meals. Of

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17
Mar

Lila’s Kitchen Envisions a New Type of Dining With Outdoor Structures From WeatherPort

Lila’s Kitchen turned to WeatherPort® Shelter Systems for help in their mission to create a new type of outdoor dining experience in Port Townsend, Washington. Lila’s Kitchen Lila’s Kitchen is a commercial kitchen space that food vendors without a space of their own can rent and use. With two walk-up windows and the capacity for two vendors to operate simultaneously,

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9
Mar

Curbside Pickup Solutions Businesses Wish They Knew About Sooner

Has your restaurant or retail store had a high demand for curbside pickups lately?  If you’re like so many other businesses, you probably had to get creative this past year and find curbside pickup solutions overnight to keep up with demand. In 2020 alone, curbside pickups at retail stores increased by 208%. That’s nothing to scoff at! And it doesn’t

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25
Feb

Event Planning With Outdoor Structures From WeatherPort

Having a successful event starts in the planning stages, whether they are small or large scale events. You may be looking for party tents if you are hosting an outdoor event and you must have a quality shelter for your guests. Our design services can help you find or customize the perfect structure for your event. There are many different types of WeatherPort canopies for outdoor events, all built to be durable, long-lasting, and simple to install. It’s important to prepare your event for unexpected conditions no matter what structure you use

9
Feb

Eight Outdoor Structures for Country Clubs to Improve Business Quickly

If you’re looking to improve your country club’s business this year, there are plenty of places to start. While still needing to adhere to safety requirements due to COVID, outdoor structures allow country clubs to create outdoor spaces for patrons and guests to safely enjoy!  Whether you want to improve, expand, or build new facilities for your country club or

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30
Dec

Five Easy Ways Wineries Can Increase Business With Fabric Structures

Are you a winery owner looking to grow your business in 2021? There are plenty of ways wineries can increase business, and fabric structures are the secret ingredient to help.  Haven’t heard of fabric structures?  Businesses from hotel resorts to golf courses use fabric structures, like those from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems, to increase their business! Fabric structures are durable, portable,

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9
Dec

Outdoor Seating Helps Ocean Pours Taproom Grow During a Pandemic

Ocean Pours Taproom needed an outdoor seating structure to protect customers in their beer garden from bad weather and enable social distancing during COVID-19. They found their solution from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. A Dual-Purpose Building Solution for Weather Protection and Social Distancing Ocean Pours Taproom opened two years ago, becoming the sole taproom in Ocean Shores, Washington.  A wide selection

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2
Dec

Hanger Hall Relies on WeatherPort Outdoor Classroom Structures During COVID-19

When Hanger Hall needed to set up outdoor classrooms to safely reopen during COVID-19, they turned to engineered fabric structures from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. Hanger Hall: A School for Girls Hanger Hall was founded in Asheville, North Carolina in 1999 with a mission to create an ideal learning environment for middle school-aged girls. Over two decades later, Hanger Hall remains

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30
Nov

Synapse School’s Secret to Safely Reopening During COVID-19: Outdoor Classrooms From WeatherPort

When Synapse School realized they’d need to revamp their operations to reopen safely for the 2020-21 school year, they developed a comprehensive plan. Using outdoor classroom structures from WeatherPort® Shelter Systems was a major cause of its success. Synapse School: Education Done Differently Synapse School is a private elementary and middle school located in Menlo Park, California that takes an

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12
Nov

Fabric Structures for Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers

Has your physical therapy center had an increase in appointment cancellations since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic?   If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Cancellations are one of the most pressing issues currently facing physical therapy rehabilitation centers.  At the start of the pandemic, Alice Bell, a physical therapist and senior payment specialist at the American Physical Therapy

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9
Nov

Impact 360 Institute Turns to Durable Outdoor Structures During COVID-19

You just graduated from high school and are considering your options for what to do next. Do you take a short summer break and bury your head back in the books at college? Do you dive headfirst into the workforce by looking for a job? Or are you like the increasing number of students considering taking a gap year? A

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9
Nov

Keeping Outdoor Dining Spaces Warm During the Winter Months

As the weather gets colder, and we are still waiting on a widely available vaccine for the coronavirus, businesses need to start thinking about the future. Restaurant owners in particular are feeling the pressure to keep business going while staying safe.  Toward the beginning of the pandemic, restaurants lost an estimated $120 billion in sales according to the National Restaurant

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9
Nov

Why You Should Invest in a Carport or Garage

Since we use our cars daily to get around, we often forget it is one of the biggest investments we make. Just like any other investment you make, you should protect and secure your car. Instead, a lot of us park outside leaving our cars in the elements and susceptible to damage. If you don’t have a garage or it full of equipment so you can’t fit your vehicle inside, a fabric carport is a good option for you. The benefit of using a fabric carport is that it is cost-effective, easy to install, easier to enter your car, portable, and protects the car from the elements. Learn how fabric carports accomplish these objectives to help stop your car from depreciating so quickly.

29
Oct

Using Fabric Structures for Checkpoint Stations: A Better Option for Wildlife Patrolling

Sport and commercial hunting are fun, long-held traditions for so many people. Not only does hunting provide food and test survival skills, but it’s also highly educational! Hunters have to learn about different kinds of wildlife in order to outsmart their targets.  Best of all, many hunters have a high respect for nature. They do their best to participate in

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27
Oct

Tips for Building the Perfect Backyard Workshop

Whether you’re a serious hobbyist or a busy entrepreneur, having a dedicated space to work makes all the difference for getting things done. The good news is, if you’re searching for the perfect place to set up your workspace, you don’t have to search too far! Just walk out your back door and into your very own backyard workshop. Why

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