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Kieran James Cunningham

How to Stop Tent Condensation

What causes tent condensation? Condensation is caused when the warm moisture vapor from a tent’s sleepers’ breathing and perspiration comes into contact with the cooler

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Shelters
Brian Connelly

How to Waterproof a Tent

Reproof a Tent in Three Easy Steps The main cause of leaks in any tent is the deterioration of manufacturer treatments to the tent’s seams,

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Kieran James Cunningham

How waterproof are tents?

Hydrostatic Head The main metric used to measure the waterproof capacity of tents is hydrostatic head (HH). HH ratings are applied to products during lab

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Shelters
Kieran James Cunningham

Why do Tents Get So Hot?

Daytime Overheating The main cause of daytime overheating in your tent is simple: the sun… …or, in technical parlance, solar gain—the increase in thermal energy

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Kieran James Cunningham

How to Make a Tarp Tent

How to Make a Tarp Tent from Scratch Step One: Collect Your Materials and Tools To make your own tarp tent at home, you’ll need

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Shelters
Kieran James Cunningham

Why Do Tents Have Two Layers?

Double-Walled Tents: What Are They? As the name suggests, a double-walled tent is made with two layers of fabric or “walls”—the tent body and a

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