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13
Apr

The Importance of Having a Separate Home Office

Working from home is the new normal these days. Nearly everyone has made unique adjustments to their personal and professional lives since the COVID-19 pandemic affected the majority of communities throughout the world. A survey by Owl Labs reported that 70% of full-time workers began working from home during COVID-19. The same study found that 92% of workers are expecting

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13
Apr

Tips for Reducing the Costs of Owning a Pool

Pools are a fun addition to any home as a source of fun in the sun, relaxation, and parties, but can also be a source of energy waste. The energy costs to operate a well-maintained pool can be very high and you may not be able to afford to upgrade to a sustainable swimming pool. There are options, however, to save a lot of money on your energy bills. Four things you can use to limit energy use are pool enclosures, automatic cleaning systems, solar energy collectors, and LED lighting. Learn how much you can save with our energy cost infographic.

13
Apr

Best Practices for Upgrading Fisheries and Fish Hatchery Facilities to Increase Yields

Whether you run a fishery or a fish hatchery, there’s a lot to consider in terms of increasing your yield. Some business owners have small raceway systems with a few fish species. Others have larger fish farming operations that generate commercial-scale output.  You want to ensure your operation is running at its prime since your livelihood and income directly correlate

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27
Mar

National Camping Month is June 2022

June is national camping month and you can start celebrating here by planning your next camping trip. To have the best possible trip you must research and plan ahead, last minute trips may cause you to forget things you need. There are many resources online to help you prepare and decide what things you need to pack for your camping trip. One thing necessary for camping is a tent, and if you have a tent already you can upgrade to a WeatherPort camping shelter.

21
Sep

Guide to Expanding and Building Summer Camps

In the U.S., the business of summer camps is an $18 billion industry, providing memory-making experiences for over 14 million people every year. Summer camps provide participants a chance to make friends, develop skills, and discover new interests. It’s never too early to begin planning and designing the construction, improvement, or expansion of summer camp facilities. Planning ahead will enable

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22
Jul

Benefits of Using Mobile Field Stations to Manage Natural Resources

It’s no mystery that human activity and the production of material goods has an adverse impact on the natural world. Climate change and dwindling natural resources prove that it’s important to provide the public with information on the environment’s health. This allows businesses and the general public can make vital changes. In order to offer the most thorough and up-to-date

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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
Dec

Outdoor Seating for Beer Garden 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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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

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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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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13
Apr

Wood vs. Steel for Yurt Construction

Yurts have taken off around the world as a popular option for glamping. When it comes to determining what type of yurt to go with, both wood and steel are common choices. Here’s what you need to know about each type of yurt when making your decision. Aesthetics of Wood vs. Steel-Framed Yurts Many yurts are set up in the

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24
Feb

Quality Accommodations for a World-Class Fishing Lodge: WeatherPort Cabins at Angler’s Alibi

Alaska’s Premier Fishing Lodge Angler’s Alibi is an all-inclusive Alaskan fishing lodge that offers world-class fishing, comfortable accommodations, and top-notch dining on one of the top five rivers in Alaska. With a limit of 14 guests per week and a 2-to-1 guest-to-guide ratio, guests are sure to get plenty of personal attention and an Alaskan fishing experience tailored to their

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10
Feb

Field Station: Dinosaurs — Modern Fabric Structures for a Prehistoric Theme Park

The Setting: One of the Best Spots for Dinosaur Fans in the World Field Station: Dinosaurs is a fun and educational dinosaur-based theme camp designed for families with children, with locations in both New Jersey and Kansas. With full-size, scientifically accurate animatronic dinosaurs, live shows, and interactive exhibits, it’s no wonder that Fodor’s named Field Station: Dinosaurs one of the

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3
Feb

Cabins by the Sea: WeatherPort® Provides Private Cabins for Campus by the Sea

Campus by the Sea is a camping ministry for university students and staff as well as a gorgeous retreat destination and rental facility for churches, nonprofit organizations, school programs, and other conferences. When Campus by the Sea needed to replace some of their guest accommodations, they turned to private cabins from WeatherPort Shelter Systems™. The Setting: California’s Best Ministry Camp

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27
Jan

A Backyard Canopy That Stands Up to Colorado Weather

Colorado resident John Sanford was looking for a multipurpose canopy to use in his backyard. He found his solution in WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. The Project Needs: A Canopy Made for Colorado After buying a house about five years ago, John decided to buy some kind of movable structure to put up in his backyard. His main requirements were that it

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21
Jan

Best Outdoor Activities in Colorado

Visiting Colorado and want to make the most of your time in the Centennial State? Colorado is known for its breathtaking natural scenery and active, outdoorsy residents. Experience “Colorful Colorado” for yourself with these five adventurous outdoor activities. Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours offers everything you need for a one-of-a-kind outdoor

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12
Dec

Yurts vs. Cabins: Choosing the Best Experience

Whether you are building a cozy structure for the piece of land you bought in the woods or adding new options to your vacation rentals, both cabins and yurts are common choices. Here are some factors to keep in mind when deciding which to go with. Aesthetics of a Log Cabin vs. Yurt If you’re running a campground or Airbnb,

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10
Jul

Advantages of Improving Parks, Community Facilities, and Event Spaces With Fabric Structures

Public facilities are an essential part of a healthy, thriving community. In a recent survey, the Center for Active Design (CfAD) found that people that live near popular parks report a more significant community connection and satisfaction with local government. Community event spaces bring ideas, culture, and entertainment to everyone in the community, including those that might not otherwise have

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13
Dec

Guide to Building or Expanding Summer Camps

In the U.S., the business of summer camps is an $18 billion industry, providing memory making experiences for over 14 million people every year. Summer camps provide participants a chance to make friends, develop skills, and discover new interests. Despite the cold winter weather, now is the time to start thinking about the return of those warm summer days and

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