It used to be that Vancouverites were concerned about leaky condos.
There was a time when local newscasters and politicians would wring their hands and referred to condo repairs blossoming across town as a ‘crisis’.
Then we discovered that tarps can be worn with flair!
Here’s just a few different styles that you can currently find on the Fairview slopes, look around town and see if you can spot these or other trend setting styles!
What special style has your strata chosen?
A field guide to various condo repair tarp styles
just throw it up there! This bohemian style says you have more important things to do than tidy up the tarps.
2. Tidy blue:
a ‘just so’ cap of shiny white tarp tops custom fit to your building is offset by a beautiful blue mesh, making even a grey sky look sunny!
just a little on the top please! Leaves the balconies, doors and windows unblocked, but keeps the rain off the roof!
for the serious mysterious type. Cover everything in a tight white shell. These are not the droids you’re looking for.
5. Cascading green:
for extra excitement in a downpour, this style will only work with a multilayered building but creates a beautiful waterfall effect in a heavy rain. The green mesh says ‘i care’ about the environment.
Have we missed any quintessential Vancouver tarp styles?