Category Archives: Installations

Tenting the city block

40×220 Navi-Trac down the street for an afternoon corporate lunch, with clear-tops over the stage.

40x220 navi trac tent rental

navi trac tent rental

40x220 tent rental on street

corporate tent rentals

corporate tent rental

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Filed under Clear-Top Tents, Corporate Tenting, Equipment, Frame Tents, Installations, Tables and Chairs, Tent Anchors, Weather

Winter Festival Install

I don’t think we post enough photos of installations that we do, so here’s the install progression of a 60×220 festival tent we did this past weekend. 13,000 square feet of tent and 2 million BTUs of heat.

festival tent install

festival tent rental installation

festival tent 2

tent rental heaters rental

60x220 century tent

60x220 Century tent exterior

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Filed under Climate Control, Corporate Tenting, Fests, High Peak Tension Tents, Installations, St. Patty's Day, Tables and Chairs, Tent HVAC, The Crews, Weather, Winter Installs

InTents Magazine

Featured in the latest issue of InTents magazine. Seeing as though most of you probably don’t get this industry publication, I have provided a link to the article below!

http://intentsmag.com/2015/12/01/from-humble-roots/

in tents magazine profile 1

in tents magazine profile 2

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Filed under Advertising, Clear-Top Tents, Corporate Tenting, Custom Work, Flooring and Staging, Installations

More holiday patio tents

We install holiday tents at a number of restaurants throughout Chicagoland, keeping customers warm, comfortable, and happy. This one happens to be installed at Portillos as over flow space. They always take care of their customers and it’s a pleasure working with them!

portillos patio tent rental

restraurant patio tent rental

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Filed under Climate Control, Corporate Tenting, Custom Work, Equipment, Frame Tents, Installations, Permanent Venues, Tent HVAC, Weather, Winter Installs

While the City sleeps…

…We still tent…

install tent at night

install 80x90 tent at night

tent flooring install

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Filed under Corporate Tenting, Equipment, Flooring and Staging, Installations, The Crews, Weather

Our last 48 hours

125 Bil-jax flooring decks, 3 stories up, 1 crane, and a partridge in a pear tree….

bil jax tent floor

bil jax leveled tent floor

tent install

40x60 clear top tent clear walls

40x60 navi trac clear top tent

clear top tent at night

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Filed under Clear-Top Tents, Climate Control, Corporate Tenting, Custom Work, Flooring and Staging, Installations, Leveled Tent Flooring, Lighting, Tent Floors and Carpet, Weather

What freight elevator?

When 20′ beams just won’t fit in the freight elevator…

crane lifting tent parts

crane lifting tent parts 2

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Filed under Corporate Tenting, Custom Work, Equipment, Installations, Leveled Tent Flooring

Beautiful Wedding Weather

What weather we have had lately….makes for beautiful weddings under beautiful sailcloth tents.

sailcloth tent rental with lantern lighting

sailcloth tent with chinese lantern lighting

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Filed under Dance Floors, Equipment, Fans, Installations, Lanterns, Lighting, New England Plank Floor, Sailcloth Tents, Tables and Chairs, Weather, Weddings

Sears(…Willis…) Tower

Look through the tent, it’s there.

20x80 clear top tent

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Filed under Clear-Top Tents, Corporate Tenting, Equipment, Frame Tents, Installations, Tent Anchors, Weather

Lay the floor before the rain

4400 sq. feet of composite flooring. Tent and turf will go in after this. It’s a nice day out today, but we’re supposed to have a week of rain…

tent flooring

tent flooring rental

composite tent flooring

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Filed under Corporate Tenting, Custom Work, Equipment, Flooring and Staging, Installations, Tent Anchors, Tent Floors and Carpet, The Crews, Weather

As far as the eye can see

Here’s our little graduate today. Actually she’s not so little – 80 x 320 commencement tent. Enjoy

80x320 Century Tent

80 wide century tent rental

commencement tent

80 wide century tent

80x320 commencement tent

80x320 commencement tent rental

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Filed under Corporate Tenting, Fests, High Peak Tension Tents, Installations, Tables and Chairs

Permanent

Here’s some shots from start to finish on a permanent resale we did for a local hotel group. Everything needed to be done here from cement, HVAC work(exterior and interior), carpet, and obviously all the tenting.

tent at venue install

tent carpet removal

hotel tent fabric

tent outside hvac

tent front glass doors

tent interior with chandeliers

interior tent glass doors

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Filed under Climate Control, Corporate Tenting, Custom Work, Equipment, Fabric and Drapes, Frame Tents, Installations, Lighting, Permanent Venues, Semi-Permanent Tents, Tent Doors, Tent Floors and Carpet, Tent HVAC, The Crews, Weddings

Starting a new venue

Hotels routinely use tents and structures as additional venue space. More venue space equals more revenue.

Here’s the start of a project at a local hotel. Every detail needs to be looked at with a fine tooth comb; cement pad, HVAC, climate control, weather proofing, carpet, electrical, lighting, etc…

hotel venue tent space

 

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Filed under Custom Work, Flooring and Staging, Frame Tents, Installations, Leveled Tent Flooring, Permanent Venues, Semi-Permanent Tents

Pattys Day Festival

A little early for St. Patty’s Day, but here’s a 60×220 Century Tent we installed yesterday down south of Chicago. Installing this on snow and ice in 10 degree weather doesn’t help…

60x220 Century Tent

60x220 tent interior

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Filed under Climate Control, Corporate Tenting, Fests, High Peak Tension Tents, Installations, St. Patty's Day, The Crews, Weather, Winter Installs

A few cords

Every vendor for a wedding needs power.

tent power cords

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Filed under Equipment, Event Power, Installations