Tarps for Sale


Whether you need a heavy-duty tarp for industrial use or a custom tarp for a specific application, we've got you covered. Explore our wide range of high-quality discount tarps designed to meet all your needs.

Types of Tarps Available

At Tarp Supply, we offer a diverse range of discount tarps to suit any requirement. Understanding the different types of tarps we provide will help you make an informed decision tailored to your specific needs. Our selection is categorized based on the material and use case, ensuring that whether you need a cover for a backyard BBQ or a robust shield for a construction site, we have precisely what you need.

Vinyl Tarps

Our vinyl tarps are a popular choice for customers who require durability combined with waterproof capabilities. Made from high-grade PVC material, these tarps are designed to withstand extreme conditions, including heavy rain, strong winds, and prolonged exposure to sunlight. Vinyl tarps are highly resistant to tears and abrasions, making them ideal for applications where a tough, long-lasting cover is necessary.

Features and Benefits:

  • Waterproof and UV Resistant: Perfect for outdoor use, the vinyl tarps prevent water penetration and protect against UV damage.

  • Tear-Resistant: Enhanced with rip-stop technology, these tarps resist tearing and can handle significant stress.

  • Easy Maintenance: Vinyl is easy to clean and resistant to stains, oils, and chemicals.

Common Uses:

  • Industrial Covers: Excellent for covering machinery, equipment, and construction materials.

  • Transportation: Used in trucks and trailers to shield goods during transit.

  • Event Canopies: Ideal for outdoor events, providing shelter that keeps guests dry and protected.

Heavy-Duty Tarps

When the plan gets tough, our heavy-duty tarps step up. These tarps are constructed from either thick polyethylene or canvas, making them perfect for the most demanding tasks. They are designed to offer extra strength and endurance, suitable for both commercial and industrial use.


  • Robust Material: Built to handle intense use and adverse weather conditions.

  • Enhanced Durability: Features like reinforced corners and edges ensure a longer life.

  • Versatile Application: From covering construction sites to protecting agricultural produce, these tarps are up to the task.

Custom Tarps

Tailor-made solutions are often necessary to meet specific requirements, and our custom tarps are designed to cater precisely to that demand. You can customize every aspect of your tarp, including size, material, color, and additional features such as grommets or reinforced edges.

Customization Options:

  • Size and Shape: Specify exact dimensions that fit your unique needs.

  • Color Choices: Select from a wide range of colors to match your style or comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Functional Add-ons: Add UV protection, fire resistance, or extra tie-down points.

No matter what your specific needs are, our range of vinyl tarps, heavy-duty tarps, and custom options ensure that you find exactly what you're looking for. With each type offering unique benefits and characteristics, you can choose the perfect tarp that not only meets your requirements but also exceeds your expectations.

How to Choose the Right Tarp

Selecting the appropriate tarp for your needs involves considering several key factors. Whether you need a tarp for heavy-duty industrial use, protection in agricultural settings, or recreational purposes, understanding these aspects will guide you to the right choice. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to choose the right tarp based on material, size, and additional features.

Consider the Material

The material of the tarp is critical to its performance and suitability for specific tasks. Here’s what to consider:

  • Polyethylene Tarps (Poly Tarps): These are great for general use due to their water resistance and affordability. They are ideal for short-term applications like covering items during a move or as a temporary shelter.

  • Canvas Tarps: Known for their breathability and durability, heavy-duty canvas tarps are excellent for protecting equipment or supplies that may be damaged by condensation. They are particularly suited for agricultural and industrial uses.

  • Vinyl Tarps: If you need superior waterproofing and resistance to abrasion and tearing, vinyl tarps are the best choice. They are particularly effective for long-term outdoor use, in settings such as construction sites, or for covering vehicles.

Determine the Size

Choosing the correct size for your tarp is crucial for ensuring adequate coverage. Here’s how to measure and select the right size:

  • Measure the Area: Start by measuring the dimensions of the area or items you need to cover. Ensure you allow for extra length and width to completely cover sides and edges.

  • Consider Overlap: If you're using the tarp to cover items with height, like a stack of supplies or a piece of machinery, remember to factor in the vertical dimensions.

  • Extra Space: It’s wise to choose a tarp slightly larger than your measurements to ensure full coverage and flexibility for tying or securing the tarp.

Additional Features

When selecting a tarp, additional features can enhance its functionality and ease of use:

  • UV Rays Protection: For tarps used outdoors, UV protection is essential to prevent degradation by sunlight.

  • Fire Resistance: In environments where exposure to heat or flames is possible, a fire-resistant tarp is crucial for safety.

  • Reinforced Edges and Corners: For tarps that will be frequently moved or subject to pulling and tension, look for options with reinforced edges and corners to prevent tearing.

  • Grommets: Ensure the tarp has metal grommets at regular intervals to facilitate secure tying and anchoring.

With these guidelines, you can confidently select a tarp that not only meets your specific needs but also provides the best protection and longevity. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to do some home improvements, a farmer needing to protect your crops, or a construction manager at a building site, the right tarp can make a significant difference in the success of your project.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When considering the purchase of a tarp, many customers have common questions regarding the product's specifications, options, and durability. Here, we address some of the most frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision.

What materials are your tarps made of?

Our tarps are crafted from a variety of high-quality materials, each selected for specific properties and benefits:

  • Polyethylene (Poly Tarps): These tarps are made from a durable, lightweight synthetic material that is excellent for waterproofing and general protective coverings. They are ideal for everyday applications where cost-effectiveness and water resistance are priorities.

Canvas: Constructed from heavy-duty cotton or a cotton blend, canvas tarps are known for their breathability and strength. Heavy-duty 

  • canvas tarps are particularly suited for protective coverings where moisture build-up could be a concern, such as in agricultural settings.

  • Vinyl: Vinyl tarps are made from industrial-grade PVC, which provides exceptional tear and abrasion resistance. They are designed for use in situations that require a robust cover, such as in construction or for transportation.

Can I get a Custom Tarp?

Absolutely! We understand that standard sizes do not fit all needs. That's why we offer custom-sized tarps to perfectly match your specifications. You can specify the dimensions, choose the material, and even select from additional features like grommets, UV protection, and color options. To order a custom tarp, simply visit our custom tarps page and fill out our form.

How Long Do Tarps Typically Last?

The lifespan of a tarp can vary significantly based on the material used, the frequency of use, and the conditions under which it is used. Generally:

  • Poly Tarps: These are designed for lighter, more temporary applications and typically last anywhere from 1 to 3 years, depending on the level of exposure to elements.

  • Canvas Tarps: With proper care and minimal exposure to harsh weather, heavy-duty canvas tarps can last up to 5 years or more.

  • Vinyl Tarps: Being the most durable, vinyl tarps can last upwards of 5-10 years, particularly if they are well-maintained and used in conditions that do not excessively degrade the material.

It's important to consider the intended use and the environment when purchasing a tarp to ensure you select one that will offer the longevity you require. Regular maintenance and proper storage will also significantly extend the life of any tarp.

By understanding these common concerns and considerations, you can better navigate your choices and find a tarp that effectively meets your needs. Whether it’s for personal or professional use, the right tarp can provide reliable protection for years to come.


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