Add some shade or rain protection to your next get together. Home BBQ or market Marquee with stronger centre frame support. Gazebos should be considered as a temporary structure. Although these products are designed to withstand mild weather conditions including light winds and rain, they are not designed and sold to be used as a permanent or semi-permanent structure but rather as an occasional use item.
As a general rule it is considered that the structure be used for day or night events but not left erected for days, weeks, or months etc. It is important for the user to determine how and where the item is used and to be aware that the structure needs to be adequately secured to prevent damage to the structure and/or injury to people due to wind.
In some circumstances (eg: wind-sheltered courtyards) it may be adequate to use sandbags and light guy ropes to secure the item. The item has a large surface area and may need to be tied down to other fixed structures, heavy sandbags, or a combination of both to prevent damage from wind. Adequate measures required to secure the structure under the circumstances of its use are left to the end user to decide.Read more