Global Shade Australia Blog

How to correctly measure for shade sails

July 19th, 2017 · Outdoor Blinds

There’s no doubt, shade sails are incredibly popular in Australia. They are a versatile shade solution that creates shade, reduces heat, blocks out the sun and offers protection from UV rays. Moreover, they can be installed just about anywhere and they also offer great value for money. However, to realise the maximum benefits of installed …

3 reasons why car shade sails are the best solution

July 12th, 2017 · Car Ports, Shade Sails

Car shade sails are an incredibly affordable solution for car owners who cannot afford a more permanent structure, or for those who don’t have the room or are renting a house. If you’re wondering whether a car shade sail can offer all-round weather protection for a car, then the answer to this is both yes …

4 questions to ask when buying PVC Blinds in Australia

July 5th, 2017 · Outdoor Blinds

If you’re considering investing in PVC blinds, then you’re definitely making a wise choice. PVC blinds are a very versatile shade solution, but more importantly, they’re very affordable. But before you go and buy your blinds, it pays to ask for a little more information than what’s offered on a website or in a hardware …

How much do you know about skin protection?

June 27th, 2017 · Shade Solutions

Australia experiences an abnormally high amount of UV radiation and, in case you’re unaware, excessive UV exposure can cause many skin problems, including skin cancer. As Australians, we need to be conscious about our skin. We need to ensure that we take protective measures against the sun’s rays at all times. One of the simplest …

What to look for in an outdoor umbrella

June 20th, 2017 · Outdoor Umbrellas

If you’re thinking of investing in a portable shade structure, then you should seriously be considering outdoor umbrellas. Outdoor umbrellas are immensely versatile, easy to use and most importantly, they’re cost-effective. But before you start shopping for outdoor umbrellas on the Gold Coast, there are a few important considerations to make. These considerations will ensure …

A ridiculously easy shade sail planning guide

June 13th, 2017 · Shade Sails

If you’re considering getting a shade sail for your home, backyard or workplace, then you’re making an excellent choice! Shade sails are a cost-effective shade solution which offers excellent protection from the sun. Furthermore, you can install them yourself – which is a big draw-card for many consumers. But what exactly do you need to …

A guide to Patio Shade (and what to avoid)

June 6th, 2017 · Shade Sails

Patios are incredibly popular in Australia, which should come as no surprise, given how much we love the outdoors. If you’re looking to add a patio to your home then there are certain things to be aware of before you start– like how your patio will stay cool and protected. In my line of work, …

5 Myths put to rest about sun protection

May 24th, 2017 · News

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your children protected from the sun. But unfortunately, there many myths floating around regarding sun protection. Because of these myths, many adults unconsciously put their children’s health at risk – assuming they are doing the right thing. Most people do not understand the proper measures …

Shade Sail Material Guide

May 17th, 2017 · Shade Sails

Global Shade is one of Australia’s leading providers of high quality shade solutions. One of the reasons why our products are so popular is because of the superior grade shade fabrics we use in the manufacturing of our shade products. Today, I will briefly outline 6 of the most common shade fabrics we use in …

The 101 on playground shade structures

May 10th, 2017 · Playgrounds

It goes without saying that kids love playgrounds, be it summer or winter. Moreover, parents love playgrounds too. They occupy kids and keep them entertained and give parents some much needed time to relax. However, playgrounds present many dangers – and no, I’m not talking about monkey bars that are too high. I’m talking about …

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