Global Shade Australia Blog

An easy DIY shade sail installation guide

November 15th, 2017 · Shade Sails

  Nothing says style and elegance more than top quality shade sails adorning your home. Beyond the beauty they add to your living space, they also provide shelter from the harsh elements as well as protection from harmful UV radiation. However, top grade shade sails though long lasting, can be a bit expensive. If you’re …

Shade structures: why quality matters

November 8th, 2017 · Shade Solutions

Once you have made the decision to purchase your shade structure, and you know the shape and design that you would like, the next step is to carefully consider the shade structure itself. A study was released not too long ago that showed that the shade industry in Australia was largely unregulated. This means that …

Shade options for school shade

November 1st, 2017 · Playgrounds

A study showed that students were willing to make use of shade if it was provided by the school, however many schools still don’t offer adequate shade to students. The use of shade in schools is now one of the protection measures prescribed by the Cancer Council for protection from harmful UV rays. This galvanised …

Outdoor umbrellas: A flexible shade solution for the home

October 11th, 2017 · Outdoor Blinds

When searching for the perfect shade solution, several options come to mind, but one solution that is often overlooked is outdoor umbrellas. Also known as cantilever umbrellas, these umbrellas are unbelievably versatile and provide amazing outdoor shade solutions to your living area. Now, these are nothing like beach umbrellas as they are strong, versatile and …

What makes a good shade fabric?

October 4th, 2017 · Shade Sails

When thinking about buying shade sails, there are so many things to consider. The most obvious are the colours and the shapes, but if you are truly looking for shade sails that not only suits your needs, but will last a really long time, then you need to pay specific attention to the shade fabric …

6 reasons to invest in waterproof shade sails!

September 27th, 2017 · Shade Sails

There are many reasons to invest in waterproof shade sails, and we are not just talking about how they change the aesthetics of your home into something more elegant and stunning. Shade cloths, as they are known in some parts have become the stylish way to add protection from the sun to outdoor spaces since …

4 tips for buying custom made shade sails

September 22nd, 2017 · Shade Sails

Shade sails have become more popular in Australia and custom made shade sails are a sure way to enhance the appeal of any outdoor space. There are so many shade sail providers in Australia today, that it is really hard to know who to trust, and who will offer you the best quality at an …

5 not so common uses for shadecloth structures

September 13th, 2017 · Shade Solutions

No doubt you’re familiar with shadecloth structures or at least shade sails. Shadecloth structures are extremely versatile and primarily used in domestic shade applications. Shadecloth itself is reliable, requires low maintenance, is incredibly easy to install and very affordable, which is why it is so widely used in domestic shade applications. However, what if I …

3 things you need to know about outdoor umbrellas

September 6th, 2017 · Outdoor Umbrellas

If you’re thinking of purchasing an outdoor umbrella, then you won’t be disappointed. Outdoor umbrellas are versatile portable shade solutions, which are cost-effective and incredibly easy to use. In fact, these reasons are precisely why outdoor umbrellas are so popular in Australia. But before you head out to purchase your first outdoor umbrella, you need …

Add value to your home with this one simple product

August 30th, 2017 · Awnings, Domestic

There are several ways to add value to your home. However, nothing is as simple or as cost effective as installing Australian awnings to a home. Awnings are a highly functional shade solution that increases a home’s visual appeal. They provide shade for patios, verandas or over windows and doors, which in turn, reduces the …