Tarpaulins or tarps have many uses. One of them is to protect whatever is wrapped within it. These features and ability to last long makes it a one time purchase for many of us and we use it regularly to protect our goods and to ensure that they do not get damaged in any circumstances. Lumber tarps are one of the most recommended products in the world of transportation business. Here are few unique uses of the product which make it an incredible product. Using a lumber tarp means to secure the lumber in a way so that they do not fall off the vehicle while in transit or even while they are being unloaded by the workers. This may cause great harm to a moving vehicle on the road or even to the workers in the place of destination The lumber tarps are waterproof in nature. This is the best way to ensure that the lumber does not get wet in any case. A wet lumber takes many days to get dry completely and if used may not give the desired results. Sometimes the lumber is in a condition wherein the growth of mildew, fungus etc. is very much possible. In this eventuality too the tarps can be of great use as they see are mildew resistant as well. A lumber tarp has a very high mesh count. This is for added protection making it lightweight while it can still offer great strength and durability. Hence, the product has high longevity and thus can be used for many number of years. These tarps can be used even when the weather is sunny , cloudy or even windy. Though it is lightweight, it cannot get blown off by the wind so easily. These tarps are also called flatbed tarps and due to the myriad properties and features, they are extremely popular without transportation community. They not only use it to protect lumber but use to protect every kind of goods that they are carrying. It is indeed a very smart move to use tarpaulins to protect your goods even when they are not lumber.