Mahaffey Blog

How Long Is Temporary Where Disaster Relief Shelter Is Concerned?

In most instances disaster relief shelters are considered temporary. The ultimate goal is to provide a safe, functional shelter that can serve as a home base for families while they recover from a disaster and begin to rebuild their community and resume their ordinary life in a permanent home. However, the word temporary can actually mean a very long time when it comes to how long it takes to recover from any disastrous event. Displaced survivors may find themselves living in a temporary disaster relief shelter for months, perhaps even years. Today’s fabric shelters must be able to meet that need. 

Topics: Emergency Response

Sustainability and Temporary Structures: Mahaffey Was Green Before "Green"

It's been a decade since Al Gore went on tour to educate citizens about global warming in An Inconvenient Truth, reenergizing the environmental movement across the globe. Since then, green activism has moved from the periphery of public consciousness to a primary social concern.

Topics: Custom Structures

Mahaffey Fabric Structures Celebrates 5 years on Inc. 5000 List

For the fifth year,  Inc. Magazine named Mahaffey Fabric Structures to its annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000. 

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure

Uses of Temporary Shelter and Fabric Structure Acessories


Mahaffey Fabric Structures is the leading provider of industrial tent rentals in North America. Mahaffey team members are experts at installing these structures, which can be equipped with a variety of accessories customized to fit your project’s needs. Mahaffey is also full service operation, meaning we handle and work with you on all aspects of project planning, the site inspection, setup, installation, on-site management (if needed) and dismantle.

Topics: Amenities