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Portable Stage Basics
A quick guide on what to look for when shopping for a portable stage.

A portable stage is the perfect item for any occasion or event. It can be used for a band concert, choir or theater performance, or an assembly. Portable stages come in a variety of sizes and types, depending on your needs.

There are a couple of different types of deck surfaces you can choose from. There is the standard hardboard deck, which is plywood with a hardboard laminate stop and bottom. You can also choose a polypropylene deck. The polypropylene coating adds a non-stick plastic surface to the portable stage, it is water-proof and easy to clean. The polypropylene deck is perfect for any outdoor event. There is also a carpeted deck, which provides better sound absorption in addition to dressing up the portable stage.

Portable stages come in many sizes. It is important to consider the size of the area where you will be setting up the portable stage as well as the number of people you will need to accommodate. You will also want to leave room to put steps to get on and off the stage, and backstage room. As for the height of the stage, you will want to consider the size of the space, the height of the ceiling if it is inside, and the size of the performers.

There are a couple accessories you can get for your portable stage. Steps are a good idea for portable stages that are eight feet or higher. Guardrails are also a good idea for preventing accidents, especially if there are small children using the stage. If a band is performing on the portable stage, you should get a drum riser for the drum set. Drum risers help decouple the drums from the floor and the walls, and help with the sound of the drums. Drum risers also give the drums a much purer sound.

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