Aug 14 2018

Strong Durable Marquees for Sale

Have you ever considered how much owning a marquee could benefit any business, be they small, medium or large? Business owners around the country buy industrial marquees as the perfect addition for their multiple business, storage and event needs. Any business which experiences seasonal selling would highly benefit from buying a marquee as a temporary or permanent option to their storage needs.

When business is booming and products are piling up around and outside the store room, employees are squeezing themselves in and out of passages and corridors lined with boxes, its time to consider buying an industrial marquee. Using a marquee as an alternative to building a storage area is a resourceful way of avoiding high costs of building, not to mention the stress and strain involved with dealing with architects, building contractors, electricians and the like, in the process. No permission is required to erect a marquee which means no building inspectors on site slowing the process down. And in slow seasons, you save money by not having to sit with a half empty storage room. Simply take your marquee down and stow away for the next influx of business. And should there be an unexpected increase in production during non-peak times, simply erect the marquee in a few hours and start saving space in your warehouse for easy collection and distribution of your goods.

Wondering where you can purchase a pop-up marquee for sale? Look no longer as DIY marquees has every marquee in any design you could possibly need for your business, as a suitable alternative to any business need. No matter how big or small your prerequisites are, there is a suitable marquee to make your business run smoother and grow. Multi-purpose pop up marquees can also be used for business events, such as team building, large meetings or conferences. So when your stock has all be bought and you are ready to celebrate a good years’ production and performance with your staff members, throw them a celebratory big bash in your DIY marquee. Simply decorate accordingly, lay the suitable flooring for the event and add tables, chairs and music and you have the perfect solution to your annual event.

Consider the same as you begin to wrap for the year and start to regroup for the up-coming production year. What better way to introduce new clients to your new product release or re-branding than with the event of the season to show case all your innovative business ideas by hosting networking event? And what a cost saving you would benefit from by being able to use your marquee for all of these purposes as and when you required. There is no denying that the value of owning your own business marquee is priceless. With no many uses and functions waiting to occur with the assistance of your business marquee, we would encourage you to contact DIY marquees immediately and buy industrial marquees now.


May 12 2018

Commercial Marquees for Sale from DIY Marquees

How 4m Commercial DIY Marquees are so strong
Our industrial marquee for sale are considerably stronger than the industry standard and indeed our own party tent and classic ranges. This is due to sharing many of the features used in 6m wide structures:

Vertical and horizontal roof braces. This gives the roof considerable added strength.
Intermediate purlins along each side – half way down each side of the roof is another purlin support – this strengthens the marquee and gives additional support to the roof
The wind resistant 2m end panels are covered in a separate article
As is the envelope style roof
Groundbars are included automatically
A gable upright at each end allows for interchangeable side panels
All roofs and sides are made from a reliable quality 500gsm rip-stop PVC
The strongest shape in construction is a triangle – the additional roof braces make a strong triangular structure giving the marquee frame considerable strength.
We believe all of these features make our 4m commercial marquees the most durable and heavy duty structure of their class in the world.

We are always happy to offer more customised advice for your event, please contact us giving a few details of the event you are planning (type of event, space available, number of guests and diagrams/photographs of the site if possible) and we will be more than happy to advise on your options.

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Feb 14 2018

All Purpose, All Weather Marquees from DIY Marquees

DIY Marquees make things simple for marquee business owners, with useful, practical marquee accessories and amazing marquee lighting packages simplicity is key, simply connect the leads together plug in to the house/extension lead and you’re done. If your customer needs another power supply, then an additional extension lead would usually do the job.

This simple system is perfect when you’re starting up a marquee hire business but after a while the jobs will become more intricate and so do the electrics. At this point you need to consider attending training courses from our friends at Essential Supplies who are running electrical courses aimed at the marquee hire industry:

Event Lighting Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working within the events industry. We shall cover methods and types of lighting and how to install your system. This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to help candidates with lighting. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.

Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

Marquee flooring packages are designed to be easy to lay whilst giving one of the best finishes available in a marquee using new carpet, available in red, green or honeybeige.

Included in each package is a non-breathable underlay, this is placed underneath the carpet when laying to prevent the build-up of condensation during your event (grass gives off a lot of water vapour if not covered). Grass is very tough so covering for a week or so will not generally cause any harm.

The marquee flooring is simply nailed in place -hammer, nails, cutting knife and a tool belt are included in the package. Watch our marquee flooring video to see how easy it is to lay.

This is the flooring and method of laying used by most of the marquee hire industry.


Jan 16 2018

Event Lighting Course with DIY Marquees

DIY Marquees is a one stop shop for anyone wanting to start a marquee hire business or own their own marquee. Not only do they sell high quality, durable, all weather marquees and party tents, they also sell a large range of marquee accessories such as:

  • Tools
  • Lighting
  • Marquee Flooring
  • Doors
  • Tie Downs
  • Carry bags & boxes
  • Catering partitions
  • Gable pieces
  • Guttering kits
  • Repair kits
  • Web design
  • Marquee branding
  • Spare parts

With all the accessories you may require you will never be in a situation where you will get caught short.

MARQUEE LIGHTING

marquee festoons

Marquee Electrical Courses

We have designed our marquee lighting packages to be as simple as possible, simply connect the leads together plug in to the house/extension lead and you’re done. If your customer needs another power supply then an additional extension lead would usually do the job.

This simple system is perfect when you’re starting up a marquee hire business but after a while the jobs will become more intricate and so do the electrics. At this point you need to consider attending training courses.

Our friends at Essential Supplies are running electrical courses aimed at the marquee hire industry:

Event Electrics Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working in the Marquee
& Events industry. We will cover all aspects of the design, installation and testing of temporary electrical systems for events. The course is aimed at those who specify and install such systems but have no formal electrical qualification. We will guide candidates through best practises in installing electrical and lighting systems in temporary structures for events, including how to avoid some common pitfalls and some not so obvious. There will also be plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with some of our latest products specifically designs for our industry.
This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to provide candidates with an awareness of the issues surrounding electrical systems for temporary events. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion and a set of course notes.
Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

Event Lighting Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working within the events industry. We shall cover methods and types of lighting and how to install your system. This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to help candidates with lighting. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.
Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

PAT Testing Course:

The aim of our one day ‘practical’ workshop is to obtain an understanding of why
PAT Testing is necessary and be able to demonstrate safely and accurately all aspects of electrical testing necessary to perform PAT tests on your own or other peoples electrical equipment.

The course is specially designed for those within the events industry, looking at key
Products, unique to the Events World. The testing techniques learnt can be used in any industry. You will be shown how to PAT test a wide range of our products from extension leads to metal light fittings and from simple distribution boards to power tools. To ensure you get the most out of the course we aim to have a maximum of 6 Candidates on each course.
Price: £220 + VAT per candidate

If you have been in the hire industry for a few years and look to be taking the next step up in complexity of marquee bookings then I would recommend attending the Event Electrics Course first with the Event Lighting Course later.

All of your electrics require regular PAT testing, rather than paying an electrician to come in and test them it’s likely a wise investment to train you or a reliable member of staff up as a PAT tester.

At DIY Marquees we always try to promote best practice, we offer help and advice throughout the life of our marquees and in doing so try to ensure our marquee hirers can maintain good standards. Attending training courses like these that are specifically designed towards marquee hirers is good practice for everyone in the industry.


Jul 17 2017

DIY Marquees Raising Marquees to New Heights

Explore a world of quality tents, excellent services, perfect specifications, and world class standards. At DIY Marquees we pride ourselves as a brand in the manufacturing industry. DIY Marquees are committed to manufacturing exceptional quality tents and marquees at the most competitive prices.

DIY Marquees has a skilled team who understands quality showing passion and enthusiasm towards their workmanship.

DIY Marquees have the widest range of party tents, classical, pop up marquee for sale, wedding marquees classic marquees and commercial Marquees for sale which are ideal for marquee hire companies or for people who require a much stronger, more durable and flexible marquee than our Classic range. They pride themselves on the fact that their Commercial DIY Marquees are the best marquee in their class available in the market today.

COMMERCIAL RANGE

the commercial diy marquee range

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 500gsm Rip-stop Duracoretex PVC Roof
  • 500gsm Rip-stop Duracoretex PVC Side Panels
  • Flame Retardant to BS5438 & BS7838
  • Windstop velcro sealed side panels
  • Wind resistant 2m end panels (4 & 6m)
  • 38mm Steel pipe framework
  • Groundbars included
  • Eave braces (6m)
  • Gable uprights in end (4 & 6m)
  • Wind resistant 20 degree roof (6m)
  • Unbranded
  • Interchangeable side panels
  • ‘True Georgian’ curved top window panels
  • Simplex design for ease of erection
  • 4-season marquee (year round though additional precautions should be taken in snow and extreme conditions)

Buy a party tent or classic marquee is hassle-free with DIY Marquees. It’s the best investment you will ever make!

DIY PARTY TENT RANGE

the diy party tent range


May 14 2017

The Commercial DIY Marquee Range from DIY Marquees

DIY MARQUEES HAVE THE BEST TO OFFER IN THE MARQUEE INDUSTRY

DIY Marquees have become the market leaders in marquees for sale and only implement the latest technologies when it comes to manufacturing and providing our clients with high quality professional marquees for sale. Their superior quality, top of the line, durable marquees are key to their success. Their team is dedicated to ensuring client satisfaction is their main priority.

With the widest range of marquees for sale, DIY Marquees have become a leading brand in commercial marquees for sale and pop up marquees.

the commercial diy marquee range

The Commercial range of DIY Marquees are ideal for marquee hire companies or for people who require a much stronger, more durable and flexible marquee than their Classic range.

They believe their Commercial DIY Marquees are the best marquee in their class available in the market today:

FEATURES
  • 500gsm Rip-stop Duracoretex PVC Roof
  • 500gsm Rip-stop Duracoretex PVC Side Panels
  • Flame Retardant to BS5438 & BS7838
  • Windstop velcro sealed side panels
  • Wind resistant 2m end panels (4 & 6m)
  • 38mm Steel pipe framework
  • Groundbars included
  • Eave braces (6m)
  • Gable uprights in end (4 & 6m)
  • Wind resistant 20 degree roof (6m)
  • Unbranded
  • Interchangeable side panels
  • ‘True Georgian’ curved top window panels
  • Simplex design for ease of erection
  • 4-season marquee (year round though additional precautions should be taken in snow and extreme conditions)

Not only does DIY Marquees supply the most quality tents in the UK, they also supply some of the most sought after and fundamental marquee accessories such as :-

  • Heating
  • Flooring
  • Lighting
  • Doors
  • Repair Kits and more ……
DIY Marquees make sure that their clients walk away with a fully comprehensive product ready to start a business.

Feb 19 2017

DIY Marquees Event Electrics Course

DIY Marquees have a beautiful range of high quality durable marquees for sale. If you are thinking of starting your own marquee hire business speak to them as they have a marquee for every occasion. Their large range extends from garden marquee for sale or if you are going to specialise in a certain occasion such as weddings then don’t hesitate to look at their wedding marquee for sale.

DIY Marquees stand out from the competitors for the way they assist marquee hire companies start up. They advise on every aspect of marquees be it flooring, lighting, décor or heating you can be assured they will give you the most honest and best advice to help your business grow and succeed. They are a family business and have many years’ experience in the marquee industry.

the classic diy marquee range

They have put together marquee lighting packages and their friends at Essential Supplies are running electrical courses aimed at the marquee hire industry:

Event Electrics Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working in the Marquee
& Events industry. We will cover all aspects of the design, installation and testing of temporary electrical systems for events. The course is aimed at those who specify and install such systems but have no formal electrical qualification. We will guide candidates through best practises in installing electrical and lighting systems in temporary structures for events, including how to avoid some common pitfalls and some not so obvious. There will also be plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with some of our latest products specifically designs for our industry.
This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to provide candidates with an awareness of the issues surrounding electrical systems for temporary events. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion and a set of course notes.
Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

Event Lighting Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working within the events industry. We shall cover methods and types of lighting and how to install your system. This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to help candidates with lighting. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.
Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

PAT Testing Course:

The aim of our one day ‘practical’ workshop is to obtain an understanding of why
PAT Testing is necessary and be able to demonstrate safely and accurately all aspects of electrical testing necessary to perform PAT tests on your own or other people’s electrical equipment
The course is specially designed for those within the events industry, looking at key
Products, unique to the Events World. The testing techniques learnt can be used in any in-dustry. You will be shown how to PAT test a wide range of our products from extension leads to metal light fittings and from simple distribution boards to power tools. To ensure you get the most out of the course we aim to have a maximum of 6 Candidates on each course.
Price: £220 + VAT per candidate

marquee chandeliers  marquee chandeliers

If you have been in the hire industry for a few years and look to be taking the next step up in complexity of marquee bookings, then I would recommend attending the Event Electrics Course first with the Event Lighting Course later.

Click here for more info on marquee tents for sale


Jan 22 2017

DIY Marquee – Fantastic Design & Features

DIY Marquees is a company with an incredible ethos of sharing advice, offering help and promoting best practice. They are a passionate team with a core vision of offering high quality marquees to customers as well as a high level of customer service. They encourage customers to gain knowledge in order to ensure their marquee hirer clients can maintain good standards. DIY Marquees aim to bring you the very best in Marquee Courses.

Marquee Electrical Courses

We have designed our marquee lighting packages to be as simple as possible, simply connect the leads together plug in to the house/extension lead and you’re done. If your customer needs another power supply then an additional extension lead would usually do the job.

This simple system is perfect when you’re starting up a marquee hire business but after a while the jobs will become more intricate and so do the electrics. At this point you need to consider attending training courses.

Our friends at Essential Supplies are running electrical courses aimed at the marquee hire industry:

Event Electrics Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working in the Marquee
& Events industry. We will cover all aspects of the design, installation and testing of temporary electrical systems for events. The course is aimed at those who specify and install such systems but have no formal electrical qualification. We will guide candidates through best practises in installing electrical and lighting systems in temporary structures for events, including how to avoid some common pitfalls and some not so obvious. There will also be plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with some of our latest products specifically designs for our industry.
This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to provide candidates with an awareness of the issues surrounding electrical systems for temporary events. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion and a set of course notes.
Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

Event Lighting Course:

Our one day workshop is specifically aimed at those working within the events industry. We shall cover methods and types of lighting and how to install your system. This is a non examined course and provides no formal qualification; it is de-signed to help candidates with lighting. Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.
Price: £180 + VAT per candidate

PAT Testing Course:

The aim of our one day ‘practical’ workshop is to obtain an understanding of why
PAT Testing is necessary and be able to demonstrate safely and accurately all aspects of electrical testing necessary to perform PAT tests on your own or other peoples electrical equipment
The course is specially designed for those within the events industry, looking at key
Products, unique to the Events World. The testing techniques learnt can be used in any in-dustry. You will be shown how to PAT test a wide range of our products from extension leads to metal light fittings and from simple distribution boards to power tools. To ensure you get the most out of the course we aim to have a maximum of 6 Candidates on each course.
Price: £220 + VAT per candidate

If you have been in the hire industry for a few years and look to be taking the next step up in complexity of marquee bookings then I would recommend attending the Event Electrics Course first with the Event Lighting Course later.

All of your electrics require regular PAT testing, rather than paying an electrician to come in and test them it’s likely a wise investment to train you or a reliable member of staff up as a PAT tester.

Attending training courses like these that are specifically designed towards marquee hirers is good practice for everyone in the industry.

DIY Marquees have a large range of industrial marquee for sale and party tents for sale Contact them for more advice and requirements.


Dec 21 2016

High Quality, Durable Marquees for Sale

DIY Marquees offer the largest range of commercial marquees for sale in the UK. 24 different sizes across various ranges means there is the ideal marquee for you – whether you are looking for some temporary party tents to put up at home or a heavy duty marquee for commercial hiring.

the diy party tent range

When looking for heavy duty party tents or industrial marquee for sale it is important to look at many factors. Many suppliers will list the thickness of covers used as a sign of quality when in fact quality of build is far more important and even the weight of material is misleading as there are a wide range of qualities within the same weight category of PVC and PE covers used in party tents and marquees to buy.

the deluxe diy marquee range

Have a careful look at the features of the structures in question and this will also give an indication to the build quality – a marquee that includes additional bracing (eave braces, gable uprights etc) will not cut corners elsewhere in the build quality. A marquee or heavy duty party tent that has cut corners by having the Georgian window printed on rather than the more time-consuming rounded cut may well have cut corners elsewhere that will only come to light when the marquees or party tents for sale are in use.


Sep 22 2016

Expert Advice From The Professional in Marquees

DIY Marquees

The rain in Spain (and France) can be a pain

One of the joys of running DIY Marquees is I get to chat to people from geographical areas that I have no experience of. When I ran a marquee hire business the area we covered was as compact as we could make it (for obvious logistical reasons) so it’s great hearing about other people’s experiences especially if it’s something I can share to others on this blog.

It’s fair to say that France and other parts of Europe have had a bit of rain recently. Torrential rain is always a headache in the marquee industry, it’s a pain dealing with wet equipment and a party is always better in the sun than rain.

From a waterproofing point of view rain shouldn’t be an issue however the weakest point will always be a join -this is why nearly all DIY marquees use roofs that are all in one piece. Providing guttering has been fitted correctly and tested then it should cope with all but the most extremes of downfalls.

Something that has been highlighted in discussions with some customers in both France and Spain recently is what about the run off from other buildings? Whilst most houses in the UK have guttering that is often not the case in other parts of Europe or even on outbuildings or barns here in the UK.

If you are putting a marquee up against any building then it is always wise to look at what would happen if it rained – could the water run off the building? If so where will it go? Could it overload a guttering system (theirs or yours)? If you use roofs that come in sections (as I say, our main marquees don’t have this problem) then will this compromise the waterproof integrity of the join?

In relation to how often this situation may arise this is a minor issue, it is however something you as a professional marquee hirer should be aware of, it is much better to learn from our experience or those of our customers rather than make the same mistake yourself.

If in doubt then as always, take some photographs and email them to us – we’ll happily advise as best we can.

If you are wanting to view DIY Marquee’s range of marquee for sale look no further than the leading experts and their large range of party tents for sale and wedding marquee for sale