Global Shade Australia Blog

How often should you clean shade sails?

April 18th, 2018 · Shade Sails

Shade sails are amongst the most popular type of shade solutions used in residential and commercial applications here in Australia. If you own a shade sail, then I’m sure you realise just how useful and functional they are. As a shade sail manufacturer, one of the most asked questions I receive from home and business …

Why NOW is the best time to invest in a waterproof shade sail

April 11th, 2018 · Shade Sails

  We’re well and truly in autumn now and winter is only a few weeks away. While winter brings about a pleasant change in temperatures, it also brings rain with it here in Australia. If you’re someone who likes to entertain friends and family outdoors, you’ll need to find a solution for the winter rains. …

Top 4 Shade Solutions to keep cool & protected in Autumn

April 4th, 2018 · Shade Solutions

We’re midway through March and you can say that we’ve well and truly left summer behind. Its autumn now and the temperatures are transitioning towards getting cooler. While that’s great, you must remember that even though the temperatures are cooler, we still experience extreme UV levels. There is actually no link between temperatures and the …

Top 6 Awning FAQs of 2017

March 28th, 2018 · Awnings

Awnings are one of the most popular shade solutions in Australia. They can be seen almost everywhere – in homes, shops, restaurants and even along sidewalks. One big reason behind their popularity is that they are extremely effective in providing shade. If you’re planning on investing in an awning, then you’re certainly making a great …

Standard Shade Sails vs Waterproof Shade Sails: We put them head to head

March 21st, 2018 · Shade Sails

If you’ve considered getting a shade sail for your home or business, you’re certainly making a great choice! Shade sails are an affordable alternative to permanent shade structures and they allow you to expand your outdoor living space. Moreover, they offer a great sense of visual appeal. While shade sails are quite effective in blocking …

How your business can benefit from commercial shade structures

March 14th, 2018 · Shade Solutions

As a business owner, you are constantly thinking of ways to make your business better, enhance customer satisfaction and improve the bottom line. However, commercial shade structures are probably on your mind when thinking about different ways you can boost your business, and they should be. It is easy to think that commercial shade structures …

Everything you need to know about Tension Membranes

March 7th, 2018 · Canopies

If you are considering investing in a shade solution for your home or business, you should consider tension membranes. While shade sails, awnings and canopies are also excellent shade solutions, tension membranes are more suitable to some particular applications. But before you start looking for tension membranes on the Gold Coast, you should know a …

DIY Shade Sail Installation FAQs

February 28th, 2018 · Shade Sails

DIY shade sails are arguably one of the most popular shade solutions used here in Australia. Not only are they incredibly effective at offering sun protection, but they are also very affordable. DIY shade sails made of waterproof fabrics offer a wonderful cost-effective alternative to permanent shade structures. At Global Shade, we’re one of Australia’s …

Top 3 outdoor living trends of 2018

February 21st, 2018 · Shade Solutions

There’s certainly no denying that outdoor living is extremely popular in Australia. And, being summer, I’m sure that you’ve been spending plenty of time outdoors. With 2017 behind us, designers and decorators are starting to offer their predictions for this year’s outdoor living trends. And we’re expecting many homeowners to look for special shade solutions …

3 ways café blinds can increase your café profits

February 17th, 2018 · Outdoor Blinds

If you own a café, I’m sure you do your best to attract and retain your customers. Offering great service and providing a relaxing atmosphere to customers are things that you probably pay attention to already. But have you ever thought of using café blinds to increase your café profits? You heard me – by …