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Canvas Tarps

Our canvas tarps, poly tarps and rip stop tarps are made for rugged use to keep you and your equipment protected and safe from the elements.

Canvas Tarps

Our canvas tarps, poly tarps and rip stop tarps are made for rugged use to keep you and your equipment protected and safe from the elements.


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Canvas Tarps


Our wide range of Canvas Tarps selection meet the needs of our diverse range of customers. These heavy duty tarps, manufactured with 100% cotton, are available in all sizes and colours. The Canvas Tarps for sale at White Duck Outdoors provide the perfect protective shelter for various applications including stationery items.

Not only are cotton tarpaulins effective at offering excellent protection from rain, sunlight, dirt, and other harsh environmental effects, but the breathable fabric also protects your items from developing rust, mold, and damage from heat. In this way, you can reliably shelter your equipment from both within and outside. Since cotton canvas tarps covers are much more long-lasting than their poly counterparts, it makes them more cost-effective in the long run and better suited for outdoor usage. Canvas tent generally stand up well to rainy conditions but if you have belongings that are going to stay outside the tent, a tarp is a great way to keep your things covered and protected. Our wall tent come with a free-floating groundsheet, which you can place a canvas tarp under before setting up to keep it clean and dry from the ground.


We do not recommend usage of canvas tarps covers for covering indoor items such as furniture because the water-repellent properties given by dyes can stain your valuable surfaces and they also have a strong odor when using the first few times. Therefore, if you acquire any tarpaulin for sale, try to restrict their usage as an outdoor shelter for construction sites, equipment, or stationery items.

Our cotton canvas tarps have reinforced edges which makes them sturdy and resilient against harsh usage. These are manufactured to offer the perfect balance between resilience and portability. You can count on our canvas tarps to stay in place in the roughest of storms while also being portable enough to be removed and carried around without proving too much of a workout.


The excellent versatility of our industry-grade tarps allows customers from a diverse range of needs to apply these canvas covers for outdoor applications such as protecting your machines, equipment, building structures, construction sites, stationery items etc. We manufacture our tarps by keeping the needs and application requirements of our customers in mind. That is the sole reason why our expertly manufactured canvas tarps are perfectly capable to satisfy your equipment-sheltering needs with true value for money. Read more about tents for sale on our website




Frequently Asked Questions:

What is a cut size?

Cut Size refers to the size of a tarp before sewing of seams and hems. For example, a 6' x 8' Cut Size tarp, the material will start at 6' x 8' and finished size would be 3-5% smaller than the cut size.  It is an industry standard term which indicates the size of the tarp before it’s seamed, hemmed and eyeleted. Please note that all cut sizes will be 3 - 5% smaller than dimensions stated. We have mentioned the finished sizes which are the exact dimensions.

What is a finished size?

Cut Size refers to the size of a tarp after sewing of seams and hems is completed. If the Finished Size is specified when ordering, the extra fabric that is necessary to create hems and seams has already been accounted for and the actual end product will exactly be the stated size.

Fabric & Tarp Weight:

Many cotton canvas tarps items are offered based on tarp weight in the market. Since there is a significant difference in weight per size, we only offer our products based on fabric weight. The weight difference is caused by the seam, hem, inserted rope, eyelets, leaflet and polybag. The smaller the size the bigger the difference between fabric and tarp weight.

What is the difference between a cut size and a finished size?

It is the width of the hem and the width of the seam (or welding). Cut size is the gross size before fabrication whereas, finished size is the net size after fabrication. The cut size is bigger and the finished size is smaller.

How do you determine the size of your tarp?

Mostly, you just need to measure the length x width of the area to be covered. However, if you want to cover a 3 dimensional object, measure the length and width of the top of the object you need to cover along with how far down the object you want the tarp to drape over (height).

What are tarps used for?

These are four season tarps for everyday use as it provides protection against rain and UV rays or wherever you need to keep valuables covered. These canvas tarps are perfect for Agriculture, Machinery, Industrial, Commercial, Construction, Home, Outdoor Applications and other endless numerous uses.

Can I use canvas tarps and covers as car or boat covers?

These tarps are not intended for cars (autos), boats or highway use. Best car or boat covers are made from man-made fabric; nylon or other marine grade fabric material.

Can I use canvas tarps and covers as truck covers on highway?

Canvas tarp doesn’t tend to have high tear resistance to be used on long highways. Heavy wind or extreme weather conditions might not be suitable.

Do you make custom tarps?

Our tarps are available in six different sizes and color. For bulk and customized orders, it depends on the minimum order quantity, please call or email us for detailed information.

What is the warranty or guarantee?

There is no warranty on canvas tarps and covers as they are used in different environments and applications. Please read our Return Policy.

Do you offer Fire Retardant Tarps?

No, at the moment we are not. Please call or write to us for more detailed information.

What is mil?

The mill is an increment/unit for measuring the thickness of tarps. The equivalent of one mill is 1000 of an inch. The thicker tarps have better quality.

What is Denier?

It refers to the linear mass density of fibers – amount of mass per unit length of fibers is measured in the unit.

Do you provide the tarp size in inches?

It is possible to make tarp sizes in inches, however, it is not ideal for canvas tarps or poly tarp due to their elastic nature. Canvas products are subject to shrinkage due to varying climate conditions with time (upto 3-5%), if you want fixed size tarp covers, consider looking at vinyl tarps.

Does the wax or color on new canvas tarp rub off?

There could be some pigment rub-off from the canvas during the initial stages of weatherization. Special care should be taken to keep the canvas from touching porous items.

Are these tarps suitable to be used indoors?

We won’t advise you to use it indoors as the finish or dye color might rub off during initial use which might damage the furniture, floor or carpet. However, you may use untreated canvas for indoors.

What are fully treated canvas tarp?

It means that the whole tarp fabric is treated with chemicals to attain water, milder and mold resistance making the tarps water resistant. The chemical treatment adds to the weight of canvas fabric.

Are heavier weight tarps better?

It depends on the quality of chemical treatment used. It is better to look for premium chemical finishes, heavier weight means more wax and poor quality chemical finish/treatment that adds to the weight of canvas tarps covers and won’t perform better. It is also important to look for the fabric weight and type to determine the quality of canvas tarp covers.

How can you retreat your canvas tarp?

There are chemicals available in the market to retreat your tarp covers, Canvak and Losso are recommended by most industry experts.