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Do I need to waterproof or seal a new tent?

We are beginner campers and new tent is ready for curbside pick-up in just a few days.   Do we need to do any pre-camping prep or seasoning of the tent?   Waterproofing of seems etc?  If so what products for this are recommended?   Thanks for the help!

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Hi there @KristenCyr!

Thanks for reaching out!

To answer your question, no your tent should not require any prework for you to enjoy it!

We would love to know what tent you decided to go with and are glad to hear you are able to take advantage of curbside pickup in your location!

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