User Review: Northwest Territory Vacation Home 10-Person Tent 14' x 14'
Design: family cabin dome tent
Ease of Setup: fair (2 people)
Price Paid: $99.99
We purchase this tent for a getaway next month. We set it up in our back yard so we could get an idea of the internal dimensions, where we’d like to put what and coordinating with the electrical input etc.
Today (2 days later) it rained for about 3 hours. We both thought this would be a great test for leaks so we went out to take a look. We found a uniform leak around the entire tent!!!!! Where the tan sidewall meets the black lower skirt. This would have been a disaster if it had not rained before we took it camping, as most belongings are kept near to the sides allowing for adequate living space in the center.
Since the head of the inflatable mattress was also wet and nothing was touching the sides of the tent coupled with the fact that this was uniform around the entire tent tells me “bad design“. Defects are a given, they happen, no one’s perfect but the entire dang tent???? This is a factory/design flaw.
Trying to make a decision of purchasing seam sealer or just return it and buy another brand name from different named store as this bears the K-Mart logo as well as Northwest Territory.
I'm giving it this rating due not only to the flaw in the product but the resulting widespread damage it would have caused, let's face it this wasn't a puddle at the zippered door.