CANADA'S STORE Made for Life in Canada

Credit Offered* Learn More

Collect 25x Bonus CT Money®8
on BBQs, outdoor furniture and more until Aug 18. 8Conditions apply.

How to set up a portable shelter

Need to protect your vehicle, outdoor tools, and equipment from the elements with a portable shelter? Don’t worry – you’ve got this.

How to set up a portable shelter Banner How to set up a portable shelter Banner

STEP 1

Select shelter size and strength

SELECT SHELTER SIZE AND STRENGTH STEP 1 SELECT SHELTER SIZE AND STRENGTH STEP 1

STEP 2

Lay frame parts on a flat surface

LAY FRAME PARTS ON FLAT SURFACE STEP 2 LAY FRAME PARTS ON FLAT SURFACE STEP 2

STEP 3

Follow the set up instructions

 FOLLOW SET UP INSTRUCTIONS STEP 3  FOLLOW SET UP INSTRUCTIONS STEP 3

STEP 4

Assemble frame from roof structure

ASSEMBLE FRAME FOR ROOF STRUCTURE STEP 4 ASSEMBLE FRAME FOR ROOF STRUCTURE STEP 4

STEP 5

Build the end rib first, then the intermediate end rib

BUILD FIRST END GRIP, THEN INTERMEDIATE END GRIP STEP 5 BUILD FIRST END GRIP, THEN INTERMEDIATE END GRIP STEP 5

STEP 6

Attach intermediate rib to the end rib

ATTACH INTERMEDIATE RIB TO END RIB STEP 6 ATTACH INTERMEDIATE RIB TO END RIB STEP 6

STEP 7

Hand tighten fasteners

SELECT SHELTER SIZE AND STRENGTH STEP 7 SELECT SHELTER SIZE AND STRENGTH STEP 7

STEP 8

Attach all remaining ribs

ATTACH ALL REMAINING RIBS STEP 8 ATTACH ALL REMAINING RIBS STEP 8

STEP 9

Assemble the final end rib

SELECT SHELTER SIZE AND STRENGTH STEP 9 SELECT SHELTER SIZE AND STRENGTH STEP 9

STEP 10

Square the frame according to the manual using a measuring tape

SQUARE FRAME WITH MEASURING TAPE STEP 10 SQUARE FRAME WITH MEASURING TAPE STEP 10

STEP 11

Rotate the anchors

Rotate the anchors into the ground until the eye-lid is about 1 to 2 inches from the ground. Use one anchor per leg to secure your shelter.

ROTATE ANCHORS INTO GROUND UNTIL EYELID IS 1-2 INCHES FROM GROUND STEP 11 ROTATE ANCHORS INTO GROUND UNTIL EYELID IS 1-2 INCHES FROM GROUND STEP 11

STEP 12

Use a ratchet to tighten all fasteners

USE RATCHET TO TIGHTEN ALL FASTNERS STEP 12 USE RATCHET TO TIGHTEN ALL FASTNERS STEP 12

STEP 13

Roll-up the entrance door and secure with bungee balls

ROLL UP ENTRANCE DOOR AND SECURE STEP 13 ROLL UP ENTRANCE DOOR AND SECURE STEP 13

STEP 14

Center the cover

Pull the cover over the frame making sure it is centered. Check that there is an equal amount of overhang on all corners.

MAKE SURE COVER IS CENTERED STEP 14 MAKE SURE COVER IS CENTERED STEP 14

STEP 15

Slide the counter weights in at the bottom of the cover and affix them together

SLIDE COUNTERWEIGHTS INTO BOTTOM STEP 15 SLIDE COUNTERWEIGHTS INTO BOTTOM STEP 15

STEP 16

Tighten each corner

When the cover is installed properly you should not be able to put your fingers between the fabric and the ribs. The cover should lay evenly without wrinkles.

TIGHTEN EACH CORNER STEP 16 TIGHTEN EACH CORNER STEP 16