KD Blog

November 28th, 2011

While Thanksgiving might have come and gone already, we at KD Kanopy are still in the thankful mood – especially after seeing this video from our friends (and customers) at Choonimals.

November 23rd, 2011

It’s not every day that you can be ready for your event in less than 30 seconds. Unless you own a PartyShade, we mean. With two people and 30 seconds, your PartyShade and your whole gathering will be ready to go. Don’t believe us? We’ve got a video for that.

November 21st, 2011

With screen and digital printing, side panels, rail curtains and table covers, KD Kanopy knows a thing or five about making your custom canopy. While we make the screen and digital processing an easy one (heck, we do all the work ourselves in house), installing side panels or rail curtains … Continue reading “How To: Accessorizing your Pop Up Canopy”

November 17th, 2011

So, you want to customize your pop up canopy. Aside from the obvious aesthetics benefits, a custom canopy can be a big help to your branding. With both digital and screen printing options, how will you know which type of printing will work best for your shade canopy? We’ve already … Continue reading “Know Your Custom Canopy: Digital Printing”

November 15th, 2011

If you look through our website enough, you might notice that most of our custom canopies are available with screen printing. What exactly is screen printing?

November 11th, 2011

Want to know how to get a smile out of the KD Kanopy crew? Send us an email about how well your custom canopy is doing. John Kreger, an artist with 311 Horseshoe Studio, sent us this one about his Majestic, now dubbed “Fort Knox.”

November 9th, 2011

Aside from their sun and rain blocking abilities, our shade canopies are also useful branding tools. With in-house custom digital and screen printing, any pop up canopy can be turned into a mobile billboard. Or at least an eye-catching addition to any trade show, swap meet or farmer’s market.

November 8th, 2011

Halloween might have come and gone a week ago, but that doesn’t mean we’ve put our costumes away. (Ok – maybe we have.) But here at KD Kanopy, we’re also preparing for the upcoming holiday season. The forecast might call for snow, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a … Continue reading “The Holidays: KD Kanopy Style”

November 3rd, 2011

Ever wonder how Halloween in the KD Kanopy office looks? We had such a great time that we haven’t taken off our costumes all week (ok, maybe not). We had a Snookie, a hippie, an incredibly scary clown and even a witch amongst other creative costumes.

November 1st, 2011

If you’ve ever played 18 holes of golf, or just a rousing game of putt-putt, you know how much the overhead sun can play a factor. And, if you’re an up and coming golfer with the Texas Legends Junior Tour, you know just the solution: a shade canopy.

October 28th, 2011

As fall sets in, the weather gets chilly, the days get shorter and there are fewer opportunities to get outdoors. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t start planning ahead for next spring. With trade shows, outdoors fairs and farmers markets all starting up in the spring, now is the … Continue reading “Planning Ahead: Show off at Your Next Event”

October 26th, 2011

These are our friends from the Joey Woodke Tour. To generate support for Joey, a Marine injured this March in Afghanistan, four Michigan Army National Guard soldiers rode 368 miles through his home state of Michigan.

October 25th, 2011

At KD Kanopy, we’re not one to toot our own horns (or our canopy tents), but we do believe in knowing more about the pop up canopy company you’re buying from. We’ve already explained how our products will stand the test of time against the competition, but what makes KD … Continue reading “KD Kanopy Takes on: Part 2”

October 20th, 2011

At KD Kanopy, it’s not uncommon for us to hear from a customer that they’ve been using the same shade canopy for over a decade. While we make our products to stand the test of time, there are a few things you can do that could cut down on the … Continue reading “Protecting Your Pop up Canopy”

October 18th, 2011

You already know why KD Kanopy products will outlast and outperform that shade canopy you get at that big chain retail store. With lightweight and sturdy frames, it’s not uncommon for a KD Canopy tent to be used for over a decade. But here’s one more service you’re not going … Continue reading “Customize Your Canopy: Digital Printing”

October 14th, 2011

At KD Kanopy, we’re always looking to spread the word about our pop up and custom canopies. Luckily for us, that includes attending tradeshows across the United States. This Sunday, we’ll be visiting Las Vegas for the National Beer Wholesalers Association Convention and Trade Show.

October 12th, 2011

At KD Kanopy, we pride ourselves on our custom canopies and easy to use pop up canopies for any occasion. If you’ve got two people and five minutes, you can be ready for your next event. But sometimes, you need something a bit tougher. Enter the KD Trio.

October 10th, 2011

While many of our pop up canopies are known to last for over 10 or 20 years, it is possible that in that time your favorite canopy might incur a little bit of wear and tear. We’re here to say that it will be okay. Just breathe.

October 7th, 2011

You might know and love KD Kanopy for our pop up canopies with cool custom graphics and our always insightful and clever blog. But what you may not know is that we offer a bit more than that. If you’ve ever considered hiring a man to stand on the side … Continue reading “Branding the KD Kanopy Way”

October 6th, 2011

If KD Kanopy were a person, it could drive, vote, legally buy alcohol and even rent a car on vacation. We’ve been around since 1984 and, in that time, we’ve learned a thing (or 27) about pop up canopies, shade canopies, custom canopies and everything in between. Before you head … Continue reading “KD Kanopy Takes On…”