Wall Tent FAQs

Top Questions About Diamond Brand Gear Canvas Wall Tents Answered

Q: What is included with my wall tent?
A: You will receive the tent body with a complete rope kit. Frames, frame kits, stakes, and platforms are sold separately.

Q: How long does a wall tent last?
A: There are a lot of factors that will determine the life of your wall tent, including whether it is left up year-round, how it is stored, and how it is cleaned. By following our care and maintenance instructions, you can expect an average lifespan of 5 years.

Q: What is the best way to clean my wall tent?
A: We sell a variety of cleaning products that will help keep your wall tent clean and free of mold and mildew. And please always follow the recommended care and maintenance instructions.

Q: How many people does a wall tent sleep?
A: This will vary by size of tent, as well as the amount of gear you have and the size of the cots or beds used. We recommend (2) campers in the 7’ x 8’10”, 9’ x 9’, and 9’5” x 7’5” and (2) adults in the 10’ x 12’ and up to (4) people in the 12’ x 16’.

Q: Do I need a floor for my wall tent?
A: While it is not necessary for the use of your wall tent, a footprint is recommended to help keep out drafts, as well as for easier cleaning. We recommend using a platform for all wall tents for a longer lifespan.

Q: How do I choose which size wall tent to buy?
A: It depends on who is camping. We recommend (2) campers in the 7’ x 8’10”, 9’ x 9’, and 9’5” x 7’5” and (2) adults in the 10’ x 12’ up to (4) people in the 12’ x 16’.

Q: Are Diamond Brand wall tents waterproof?
A: Our wall tents come out-of-the-box treated for water repellency, as well as mildew-resistance and fire-retardancy. No seasoning required.

Q: How do I build my wall tent frame?
A: We offer a steel wall tent frame that is very easy to assemble and set up. We have made this helpful video to show how simple the assembly is.

Q: What is a double wall tent?
A: A double wall tent is a tent made of two layers of fabric for added protection from the elements, generally a lighter-weight tent body and a rainfly that is less breathable but more protective. Our wall tents are made of durable heavy canvas that is already treated for water-proofing, so double walls are not necessary. We also sell rain flys if added protection from the elements is desired.

Q: How do I set up my wall tent?
A: We are here to offer support in every step of your wall tent purchase, including customer support for set up. We have made a few educational videos that can help get you started. And feel free to contact us with any additional questions.

Q: Can you add a stove to the wall tent?
A: We do not currently have a way to add a stove to our wall tents, but stay tuned for our coming next generation of wall tents for updated features.

Q: How do I repair the wall tent?
A: Since we manufacture our own tents right here in the US, we are able to offer to make repairs on your tent when necessary. Please reach out to us to discuss your repair needs.

Do you have questions about our canvas wall tents that we haven't answered? Email us at info@diamondbrandgear.com and we'll do our best to assist.