Water Barrels & Deadweights

Celina Tent, Inc. recommends using stakes or concrete anchors when anchoring a tent. Celina Tent Inc. does NOT recommend water barrels for anchoring a tent, canopy, or shelter. Water barrels or drums typically do not provide enough holding power to safely anchor a temporary structure. Deadweights may be a solution for anchoring a tent; however, they must be adequate in sizes and weight. Here's why:

Stake Pull Demonstration (14/15) Water Barrels

Why Avoid Water Barrels?
Stake Pull Demonstration (15/15) Dead Weights / Concrete Blocks

What's wrong with Water Barrels?

Article By: Maura Paternoster, ARA Insurance Services