Global Shade Australia Blog

Improve Your Business with Commercial Awnings

July 18th, 2018 · Awnings

If you own a business and you’re looking for ways to bring in more traffic, you should seriously consider investing in commercial awnings on the Gold Coast. Awnings have always been a big element of commercial outdoor spaces here in Australia. With the help of awnings, many businesses have reaped big benefits. As someone who …

Tips to Help Plan, Implement and Manage a Shade Project

July 11th, 2018 · Shade Solutions

Shade structures are fairly common here on the Gold Coast. They find use in a variety of applications including residential, commercial, hospitality, schools and kindergartens, playgrounds, parks and in other outdoor areas. If you’re thinking of investing in shade structures on the Gold Coast, then you’ve made an excellent decision. However, to get your shade …

Get Winter Ready with Waterproof Shade Sails

July 7th, 2018 · Shade Sails

When it comes to shade solutions for sun protection, shade sails are an excellent solution. Shade sails made out of high-quality shade cloth fabrics offer protection both from sun rays as well as UV radiation. Of many different types of shade sails, waterproof shade sails are incredibly popular here in Australia. As the name implies, …

Top 4 factors to consider when buying Shade Sails

June 27th, 2018 · Shade Sails

Are you looking to purchase shade sails on the Gold Coast? If you are, then you’ve certainly made a great decision. Not only are shade sails an inexpensive shade solution, but they will also protect you from the sun’s UV rays. But before you jump into buying shade sails on the Gold Coast, you must …

6 Sun Protection myths dispelled

June 20th, 2018 · News

Australians are always looking for ways to protect themselves from the sun. And there’s a good reason behind this too – it’s because Australia experiences abnormally high UV radiation. Excessive exposure to the sun’s UV radiation is the primary cause of melanoma skin cancer. It’s important to do everything you can to protect yourself from …

A shade structure for every application!

June 13th, 2018 · Shade Solutions

Ever noticed all the shade sails used in car parks and playgrounds? Maybe the awnings and blinds over restaurant windows and doors? Or probably you’ve noticed canopies and membranes providing shade in theme parks and hotels? There’s one thing common with all of these – they’re all shade structures which provide shade and cool the …

Playground shade structures continue to be a vital shade application for schools

June 6th, 2018 · Playgrounds

Playground shade structures are a vital requirement in Australia. Australia is known to experience extreme UV radiation levels. While adults understand this and they take sun protection measures, children do not. Children should never be allowed to play in playgrounds without shade here in Australia. As a shade solution manufacturer, nothing worries me more than …

DIY Shade Sails: Your comfort couldn’t be cheaper!

May 30th, 2018 · Shade Sails

Australian homes are known to receive plenty of sunshine throughout the day. While that’s great as we love the outdoors, it often tends to get very hot. Because of this, many homeowners consider using shade structure to keep things cool. In my experience, many assume shade structures to be expensive. If you think the same, …

What is passive cooling and why you need it for your home!

May 23rd, 2018 · Domestic, Shade Solutions

When you think of cooling your home, no doubt you think of appliances like air conditioners, fans and other devices. But, all cooling appliances consume energy in order to function. If you make use of appliances to cool your home, you are engaging in what is called active cooling. On the other hand, there also …

Matching shading products with your home orientation

May 16th, 2018 · Domestic, Shade Solutions

When it comes to shading your home properly, you need to match the orientation of your home with shade products. Simply purchasing a product and getting it fixed in any way you desire won’t do much to shade your home. You must understand that certain shade products are better suited for homes in a particular …