Global Shade Australia Blog

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 …

4 easy tips for cleaning cantilever umbrellas

August 23rd, 2017 · Outdoor Umbrellas

Congratulations on having purchased a cantilever umbrella from Global Shade. You are now the owner of a superior grade product that will offer you years of service. Moreover, your new umbrella requires very little maintenance and it is incredibly easy to clean as well. Today, I will offer some suggestions on how you can clean …

How to keep your verandah cool all year round

August 16th, 2017 · Domestic, Outdoor Blinds

It is common for homes in Australia to have verandahs. But what’s really interesting is that more and more homes are opting for verandah shade structures, rather than traditional tin roof verandahs. This is because verandah shade structures are able to offer higher weather protection. Now, you can keep your veradah cool all year round: …

5 reasons to love tension membranes

August 9th, 2017 · Shade Solutions

Tension membranes are an incredibly popular in Australia. They are the perfect shade solution and can provide all-weather protection throughout the year. If you’re unfamiliar with them, tension membranes are permanent shade structures that consist of a PVC fabric stretched across a steel frame. They can span areas of any size and they can even …

6 ways to stay cool all year long

August 2nd, 2017 · Shade Solutions

Australia certainly experiences hot weather throughout the year, but more so during summer. Summer brings with it sweltering temperatures, which for some, are too much to bear. But what if I told you, you can stay cool all year long, regardless of the season? Well you can, simply by investing in shade structures for your …

Shades & Sails – What’s the difference?

July 26th, 2017 · Shade Solutions

Shade structures are an excellent option when it comes to protecting yourself and your loved ones from the sun. If you have considered investing in a shade solution, then you’ve certainly made a great choice. However, there are many types of shade solutions available in the market these days. You’ll need to choose the best …

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 …