Is a tarp 100% waterproof?
Seams: A tarp is not fully waterproof unless it has waterproof seams, so carefully check their quality before finalizing the purchase.
Do tarps keep rain out?
“Water resistant” tarps will keep out splashes and sprays of water, but they won’t do well against puddles or pools. “Water repellent” isn’t often used in the tarp world, though you’ll still come across it from time to time.
What is plastic tarp used for?
The general uses for plastic sheeting are as follows: If something needs to be covered- Food, equipment, floors, walls, furniture, plants, dirt, scratches, If something needs to be protected from something else like dust, rain, paint, debris, vapor barrier, roots, UV rays, fire, static, damage from shipping.