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What color of 14" x 26" poly sandbags should I buy?

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Here at Sandbaggy, we sell our regular (polypropylene) sandbags in green, beige, orange and white with tie strings (for tying up the sandbag). A question we’ve been asked is whether the color of the sandbags affects the longevity of the sandbags. The answer is that it doesn't: all of our different color sandbags provide the same 6 month UV protection. Regarding color preferences, military-green sandbags = match the environment’s color beige color sandbags = match the soil’s color orange color sandbags = when the color of the bag needs to be shown white color sandbags = all kinds of situations...

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What size poly sandbags should I buy?

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A common question we get asked is what size poly sandbags to purchase. Our poly sandbags are available in 14" x 26", 18" x 30", and 25" x 40". 14" x 26": for flood control, erosion control, military fortification. Not recommended for storing materials because too small. 18" x 30": for flood control, erosion control, storing materials/food 25" x 40": for storing materials/food, sack racing Learn more: Poly sandbags

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What's the difference between polyethylene (monofilament) bags, regular sandbags, and burlap bags?

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A common question we get asked is the difference between polyethylene bags, regular sandbags, and burlap bags. Polyethylene Bags (Long-Lasting Sandbags) Made from polyethylene (an extremely heavy duty plastic) Last up to 3 years under direct sunlight Sizes: 11" x 48" (green), 17" x 27" (brown), 14" x 26" (yellow) Recommended if you plan on keeping them in place for a couple of years Regular Sandbags Made from polypropylene (plastic) Does not last as long as monofilament bags Last about 6 months under direct sunlight Sizes: 14" x 26" (military green, white, beige, or orange), 18" x 30" (white), 25"...

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How to buy long lasting sandbags and burlap bags

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Having been in the sandbags business for several years, we have found that there are some inferior sandbags on the market. For example, we've seen shops advertising that their sandbags have UV protection when they do not. Another example is when shops sell poorly made sandbags, which are often woven with poor workmanship or made with low-quality polypropylene, decreasing the longevity of the sandbag. Here are a few ways to avoid purchasing low-quality sandbags: Avoid purchasing sandbags that are sold at ridiculously low prices. These sandbags could have been stored for years and are ready to break before it can even...

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What's the difference between burlap bags and sandbags?

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A common question we get is the difference between burlap bags and sandbags. Burlap Bags Burlap bags are made from strong jute natural fibers, so they are 100% biodegradable. Burlap sacks are perfect for protecting the environment by reducing plastic waste. Burlap bags last one month under direct sunlight before biodegrading and becoming a part of the natural environment again.  Burlap sacks are used for storing hardware and metal parts, erosion control (14" x 26"), and sack racing (24" x 40"). Poly Sandbags Polypropylene sandbags are made from polypropylene (type of plastic), so they are less expensive than burlap. The issue with...

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