QVS are this year celebrating 10 years of trading on eBay. We are an eBay rated Top Seller providing quality garden products such as Weed Control Fabric, Polythene, Tarpaulins, Netting, Bungee, Fixings, etc.

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Weed Control Fabric

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Pest Control

Weed Killers



QVS Guide To Tarpaulins

Tarpaulins are used as covers or groundsheets. Typical uses are for covering trailers, boats, cars, roofs, animal feed and hay etc. They are chiefly made up of a fabric or plastic (cotton canvas, PVC, polyethelene etc..) and are hemmed on every side of the width and length, containing eyelets to allow for securing. When purchasing, there are a few things to look out for concerning the quality of a tarpaulin; regardless of the material of which its constructed. This first is its weight, measured in grammes per square metre (GSM), effectively the higher the number the more durable the sheet. Other signs of quality include UV stabilisation, it being 100% waterproof and having reinforced hems; these will all help to lengthen the life of a tarp, whether it is used inside or outside.

Most suppliers will advertise a tarpaulin with the 'cut size'; these are the dimensions of the sheet before it is hemmed and completed. The estimated loss on the each of the width and the length will be up to 20cm (9"); this is readily known as the finished size. The reason the sheets are advertised with the 'cut size' is because each finished product may vary slightely in dimensions.

For more heavy duty jobs it is recommended that you use a sheet 200gsm or higher. The extra strength and durability in a tarp of that weight will be excellent for roofs, covering heavy machinery, placing over frames and other uses which call for a tougher sheet; reinforced corners are also a useful addition. Lower grade (economy) tarpaulins are recommended for jobs where you do not need added strength, these include use as groundsheets and temporary covers.

When using a cover outside there are a number of rules you must follow to make sure that it does not prematurely deteriorate. The first is to make sure that there is an adequate water run-off, otherwise rainwater will pool and potentially cause damage. The second is to make sure that it is supported correctly and it is not strung up solely by the eyelets, this will, over time, damage them and reduce its effectiveness. Where possible, secure with bungee rather than rope; bungee's elasticity takes pressure away from eyelets in harsh wind and foul weather. Eyelet kits are available to purchase in order to add extra fixing points along the hemming, if so required, to distribute the stress on the tarp more evenly.

Canvas made tarpaulins are usually preffered for their aesthetics; they look classic and are an extremely durable natural product. It is important to note that they are water resistant and not necessarily guaranteed waterproof. The reason for this is that they are often made up of multiple pieces of fabric that are sewn together; the seams the sheet has, as a result of this, may let water seep through. If it has been pre-waxed then it will need to be re-waxed at various points of its life, depending on its use (instructions are usually provided).

If a rip or hole appears then do not panic, repairs are easily carried out using the correct materials. Specialist adhesive tape for PVC and polyethylene sheets are effective and quick to use. Clean the area that needs to be fixed and apply to both sides of the rip or tear (the surface of the tarpaulin must be dry). Once that tape has adhered then, if done properly, the repair will hold for a considerable amount of time. Fabric sheets can be repaired using patches of the same material, this can be sewn on over any damage.

Recent eBay Feedback for QVS Tarpaulins
Buyers Comments
Jan-2016 ukbarr_t5qh11w Very quick service , very pleased with product, thank you
Jan-2016 vesm2014 Excellent product, exactly what was expected.
Jan-2016 sparkythekat Exactly what I wanted. Excellent quality and delivered very quickly.
Jan-2016 williamdetracy Great item, amazing delivery speed. Thank you!
Jan-2016 plamena591 Very fast delivery and happy with my purchase
Dec-2015 trevor7734 Just what I wanted. Lovely item. Many thanks
Dec-2015 littlemiss19uk Great Item - Superfast Delivery - Top Seller
Dec-2015 hm37551 Excellent service - couldnt believe how quickly this arrived.
Nov-2015 bazlin10 Excellent allround service, Highly recomended, Superfast delivery, Thanks Baz
Nov-2015 wackymasterdog Item as listed, arrived well packed and in V.Good time. Ebay++++++++++++++++++++
Nov-2015 evergreenssuffolk Superb service, highly recommended by evergreenssuffolk A*
Nov-2015 123harker456 Exactly as ordered, just right for the job, thanks.
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Oct-2015 dkir2506 Exceptional quality and value. Superfast delivery. Many thanks
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Sep-2015 jillbill79 Sent this really quickly for me, thank you very much and it was Xmas week!
Sep-2015 susano1829 arrived on time and a very good quality tarpaulin.
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Jun-2015 young8500 Thank you so much ! Perfect ! 10/10 great price and super fast !
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May-2015 jeffers2014 100% as seen and as promised. delivered day earlier than promised Thank You
Apr-2015 jeffery525 Goods dispatched and received quickly. Will use this supplier again. Thanks.
Apr-2015 goldstarbright Very nice, very happy. Thank you a++++
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Mar-2015 coed31 Great service and product as always. Thank you
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Feb-2015 rivet58 Very Quick, great quality, my second purchase from QVS. AAA++++
Feb-2015 grant947 Pleased with purchase. Very rapid delivery. Many thanks. A++++++++++++++++++++
Feb-2015 mr-george-lowe Super fast delivery, excellent value. hassle free Thank you !
Feb-2015 hookddangler Thanks, just the job, good quality. Happy to see reinforced eyelets
Feb-2015 braders911 Arrived in good time and as described, great Ebayer
Feb-2015 katescamp Thanks for quality item & very fast service.
Feb-2015 brightonbluebird Item received with thanks, fast delivery, well impressed
Feb-2015 celtichost High Quality Item - delivered promptly. Recommended
Feb-2015 ngm100000 A great price, quality product and really fast delivery... Many thanks!
Jan-2015 tym9464 Great item brill customer service would defo deal with them again
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Jan-2015 rokzbuyer Swift, easy transaction+++Highly recommended+++Repeat order
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Jan-2015 chris1759 Looks and feels pretty robust, quick dispatch . A1 seller thanks
Jan-2015 jilmerby Good quality tarpaulin, quick delivery, very pleased.
Dec-2014 spares4homes Good professional company to deal with resolved issue quickly would use again 5*
Dec-2014 paulherrador Thia is a top class tarp and will order again delivery was rapid!!
Dec-2014 amazongirl82 Amazing and received next day...xmas eve!
Dec-2014 sportglide4927 Item as described and delivered quickly, great communication, would use again ++
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Aug-2014 jjl567 Fast delivery, no problems. I get my cover from here every year. Great!
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Aug-2014 crudders_9 As described, prompt delivery and an easy transaction. Thanks.
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Jul-2014 nat2joe Received today. Will use seller again item as described brand new very happy :))
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