Caravan Canopy Side Wall Kit

Last updated date: December 6, 2019

DWYM Score
6.8


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Overall Take

In our analysis of 117 expert reviews, the Caravan Canopy Caravan Canopy Side Wall Kit placed 9th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note March 17, 2020:
Checkout The Best Storage Tent for a detailed review of all the top storage tents.

Expert Summarized Score
0.0
5 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
6.8
555 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Wonderfully, this canopy provides you close seal from all sides so that you can protect your car from dirt and rain. Moreover, the material used to create it is pure polyethylene fabric which is very durable to water and fire.
- 5 Top 10 Best Reviews
It is made of a hundred percent polyethylene fabric and does offer enhanced protection and the privacy under canopy. All the sidewalls are fire and water retardant that does meet the safety standards. The sides easily attach with adhesive Velcro fasteners and the zip together.
- Disneysmmoms
It’s very easy to assemble and can be put-up by only two people. Therefore, the sturdy frame provides firm support despite its light weight.
- Auto Quarterly
Having a superior steel interior, the garage delivers superb durability. A welded reinforcing system induces further strength. This is why this frame is quite stable.
- Homegearsreview
Easy to set-up and take down design.
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What experts didn't like
It does not handle snow load very well.
- Disneysmmoms
It’s way too short on all sides and is at least 18-inches above the ground.
- Auto Quarterly
The frame is a bit short for particular sizes.
- Homegearsreview

From The Manufacturer

Made of 100% polyethylene fabric and offering more protection and privacy under the canopy. All sidewalls are fire and water retardent that meets safety standards. These full side walls easily attach wih adhesive velcro fasteners and zip together allowing. Package Contents1.Fresh wall with dual zipper 2.Solid Back fall3.20 ft side wall4.Elastic ball straps This product can expose you to chemicals including Diethylhexyl Phthalate, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov. Sidewall dimensions: 20’ x 6’, Front and Back Wall Dimensions: 10’ x 9’6”.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Eurmax Pop-up Canopy Tent
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 22
2. ABCCANOPY Popup Canopy Tent
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 10
3. Abba Patio Car Canopy Shelter
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 24
4. Quictent Car Shelter
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 15
5. King Canopy Storage Shed with Steel Frame
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 5
6. kdgarden Portable Canopy Shelter
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 12
7. DELTA Canopies Tent Shelter
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 6
8. Abba Patio Storage Shelter Canopy
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 13
9. Caravan Canopy Side Wall Kit
Overall Score: 6.8
Expert Reviews: 5

An Overview On Storage Tents

If you’re searching for a cost-effective way to keep your gardening tools safe or you need protection for your vehicle, you’ll want to consider purchasing a storage tent.

“A storage tent can provide shelter for your belongings in places where you either can’t erect a permanent building or you want the flexibility to relocate it as needed,” says home expert Vicki Liston.

When you’re ready to begin your search for the best storage tent, read the following guide so you know exactly what to look for.

Determine the size of the storage tent that would work best for you.

“The smaller tents usually don’t require any tools and can be quickly set up by only one person,” says Liston. “Bigger ones will need a few tools and an extra set of hands.”

Review the storage tent’s materials to ensure it is capable of withstanding harsh weather conditions. For example, the Eurmax Popup Canopy Tent is waterproof and has UV protection. The Abba Patio Car Canopy Shelter has a heavy-duty steel frame and footpads for stability against the wind.

Liston advises that: “The sturdiest frames on the market are made of steel. Tin, aluminum and polyester are other options, with polyester sitting at the bottom of the strength list.  It’s the easiest to use and extremely flexible but it won’t be durable over time. If you go with the strong steel, ensure it is either galvanized or powder-coated to protect from rust and corrosion.”

Examine the design of the tent’s roof next. Keep the weather and usage of the tent in mind before you purchase one.

“Storage tents with a peaked roof design are the best at keeping rain or snow from collecting on the roof and causing mold or mildew to grow,” says Liston. “If you do go with a rounded top version, the cover should be tightly stretched on the frame and there should be no slack whatsoever for the rain to pool.”

Look at the walls of the storage tent. Do they roll up when the weather’s nice, or are they always down? Some models, like the Quictent Car Shelter, even have a few windows with outside coverings built into their sidewalls.

Consider any extras the storage tent may offer. The ABCCANOPY Popup Canopy Tent comes in 18 different colors, so you can match the tent to the color of your house, or simply add a little brightness to your yard. Other models have bonuses like a mesh screen, a roller bag and additional sandbags.

DYWM Fun Fact

Some of the earliest tents were used as homes. They were constructed from animal hides, bones and sturdy tree branches. This type of tent was first discovered in Russia. Since then, tents have evolved to match the needs of society. For example, nomads needed tents that were easy to set up, tear down and transport.

Today, we use tents for everything form camping with the family in the wilderness to providing cover for our vehicles to protecting us from the sun when we have a picnic outside on a beautiful day.

The Storage Tent Buying Guide

  • Check the quality and strength of the tent’s zippers. Users of some brands report that the zippers break easily.
  • One neat trick is to wax the zippers, as this allows them to open and close much more smoothly.
  • Watch for holes forming in the seams over time. You don’t want the tent to begin leaking.
  • Check that the tent can withstand strong winds if you plan on using it for a long period of time.
  • Recruit help assembling the tent, as many models require at least two people to properly set them up.
  • Examine the anchors that come with the set to make sure they aren’t weak. You may want to invest in a set of your own sturdy anchors. In fact, Liston points out: “There’s a good chance your storage tent will blow over (or fly away) on the first blustery day. It’s best to invest in an auger-style anchoring kit to protect your investment, which includes the storage tent and the items inside.”
  • If you plan on using the storage tent near a barbecue grill, you’ll want to make sure the materials are fire retardant. Not all of them are, so it’s important to check.
  • Keep the storage tent properly vented to prevent condensation that could lead to rot.
  • The price for storage tents is directly related to the size. The Eurmax Popup Canopy Tent and the ABCCANOPY Popup Canopy Tent are the cheapest, as they measure just 10’x10′. The Quictent Car Shelter is slightly more at 10’x20′ with the Abba Patio Car Canopy Shelter that measures 12’x20′ having the highest price tag.