Tough Top Awnings gives county a team of experts

 Tyler Hammack is the owner of Tough Top Awnings in Brush Prairie, along with Christie Hammack. Courtesy of Viki Eierdam

Tyler Hammack is the owner of Tough Top Awnings in Brush Prairie, along with Christie Hammack. Courtesy of Viki Eierdam

It’s that time of year again when adventure types hit the open road with their RVs, travel trailers and toy haulers. A common replacement or upgrade is an awning and, thanks to Tough Top Awnings, Clark County residents have a team of experts in their backyard.

Back in 2006, avid RVers Ray and Sandy Oberreuter were challenged to find a consistent source for quality replacement fabrics. Adding to the mountain of proof that necessity is the mother of invention, the Oberreuters opened Tough Top Awnings as a mobile business that began in Arizona. A couple years later their then son-in-law, Tyler Hammack, came on to help build the business and daughter, Christie Hammack, created their online ordering department from the ground up (Read more in the Vancouver Business Journal).