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.
Smaller House, Larger Life Making the choice to live small in a yurt or tiny house is no quick decision. However, if you want to be reduce your carbon footprint, connect closely with the people you live with, be one with nature, cut down on material possessions, or want to live a more green and sustainable existence, the lifestyle might be perfect
Pools are a popular feature for homes, and many love sunbathing and taking a dip in the summer. However, pools aren’t only for summer use; with a pool enclosure you can have year-round swimming, just one its benefits. The other benefits of pool enclosures are increased safety, more privacy, cleaner water, reduced chemical use, and lower maintenance costs. A great option for a pool enclosure is a fabric enclosure, such as the structures WeatherPort makes. Learn more about these benefits and how you can improve your swimming season with a pool enclosure.
Around the nation, more states are legalizing cannabis production for recreational use. Large legal growing operations are very lucrative but can also use a lot of energy. For example, the legal marijuana industry accounts for 2% of Denver’s electricity use. Marijuana growers have options to eliminate energy waste and to make things more cost effective. One option is to use our energy-efficient grow tents for your legal cannabis growing operation.
As cannabis markets open up in various states, more people are considering entering the legal cannabis industry. If you wish to enter the legal marijuana market as a grower there are some things you must know. There are seven key essentials to practice to have the best crop yields. You must study growing techniques, buy high-quality seeds, use good soil, monitor growing room temperature, have proper ventilation, and have enough space. One good option to fulfill the space and ventilation requirements is to use a fabric structure for your growing operation. You can get more information about legal cannabis growing by checking out the Grow Weed Easy and Royal Queen Seeds websites.
With a dry season upon us, it’s important to conserve water as well as make sure your plants get enough water. There are 10 ways to make sure plants get enough water without wasting water resources during a dry season. How you plant your plants is important so you must pay attention to the sun, use and maintain mulch and plant in wide beds. Additionally, gardening practices are important for proper watering of plants. You must test garden moisture, water plants in the morning, de-weed the garden, and don’t use garden hoses. Two final tips are to recycle water and use native plants. This guide will help your garden flourish drying any dry season.
When you are hosting an outdoor performance or special event, it’s important to protect the equipment on stage and provide a functional space for performers or presenters. Your outdoor event is susceptible to weather changes and a stage cover can ensure your event is successful rain or shine. We design high-performance stage covers perfect for concerts, festivals, and other outdoor stage events.
The ability to practice or play year-round is a key to getting great performances from athletes at any level no matter the sport. Indoor sports facilities are also great additions to any community. Not only do they provide sheltered practice fields or gymnasium space, they also offer recreation centers the space to host programs that give children and adults something
Greenhouses are gaining popularity to grow specific plants or personal food supply since they protect plants from the elements. Optimal growth doesn’t come just from using a greenhouse, however, and there are three things gardeners should do for their greenhouse plants. Gardeners must control the climate, monitor humidity, and choose the right soil for the plants. Following the tips in this guide, as well as using an energy-efficient and durable greenhouse will help give plants what they need to survive.
If you are in the Seattle area, please check us out at the annual Northwest Flow and Garden Show at the Washington Convention Center. This February we will be showcasing one of our greenhouse structures, a portable 6-foot-by-4-foot Garden Port. Greenhouses are necessary if you are looking to extend the growing season for your crops or want to protect special plants. We would love for you to stop by our booth if you are a hobbyist, retailer, or commercial grower because we have structures to support any type of growing operation.
Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute began digging at the Old Vero Man Site in 2014. Archaeologists are hoping to find evidence of early human life in North America. They use a 24-foot-by-60 foot WeatherPort heavy gable building as a base for their operations. The building supports archaeologists, students, equipment, and artifacts. Check out our video of operations on site at Vero Beach.
One of the great benefits of using WeatherPort Shelters is that you can set up them up on any surface with minimal site prep. This allows businesses and hobbyists alike to use our structures to suit their needs. The design of our shelters is suitable for many foundation types and different purposes such as warehouses and sports facilities. This guide will instruct you on how to anchor your WeatherPort Shelter on different foundation types including concrete, wood, and building pads.
Fabric structures have many different uses and are a great alternative to brick-and-mortar buildings. Many customers use our WeatherPort products in their own unique ways, with customized structures. Our open-air structures are great for events like weddings, festivals, and markets. We also have enclosed structures that are great for camping, glamping, greenhouses, ski resorts and even sports facilities.
We are active on social media and wouldn’t want you to miss any information about our structures or industry news, so please like us on Facebook. We also have accounts on other social media mediums, such as Twitter. We frequently post updates with news, ways to use our structures, and new product launches. We’d also love for you to share your photos of your WeatherPort structures in use once you join our online community.
This Halloween Weatherport can help you get into the spirit this season with our new line of custom canopies. Our PumpkinPorts are versatile and portable and you can use them for pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and mazes.
In celebration of Halloween, we are launching our new PumpkinPorts as part of our custom canopy and shelter line. You can use our port this Halloween season for pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and mazes.
Our WeatherPort team participated in the Colorado Springs Fall Home Show. We showcased our GardenPort series of portable greenhouses. GardenPorts are quick and easy to install with lots of building options. If you missed our booth at the show you can contact us for more information about our fabric greenhouses.
The Iditarod is a grueling race in the harsh, cold climate of Alaska. Competitors choose WeatherPort camps to stay with their dogs.
Sporting events are typically fun and high-energy with many spectators. Often food, merchandise, and even beer is sold at these events. Canopies can protect workers, products, and spectators in the event of bad weather. WeatherPort offers custom, long-lasting canopies like the EZ Up Canopy and Pop-Up Canopy. You can include your team’s logo to really boost the spirits of the team and spectators.
WeatherPort would like to wish everyone a happy Independence Day and in celebration, we have a new webpage to help you with your summer garden and home improvement projects.