Global Shade Australia Blog

Aluminium Awnings vs Metal Awnings – Which Is Best?

July 1st, 2020 · Awnings

Without a doubt, awnings are one of the most popular shade solutions in Australia. They are used at schools, homes, hospitality establishments, theme parks, over patios, doorways and windows, and can be installed just about anywhere. There are also many types of awnings, including aluminium awnings and metal awnings. Now, you may think that aluminium …

Carport Awnings: Everything You Need to Know

June 24th, 2020 · Awnings, Car Ports

Carport awnings are a cost-effective alternative to a permanent carport or garage,  and may just be the perfect solution to your car shading needs. Here at Global Shade, we specialise in all types of shade products for all types of applications, including carport shade solutions like carport awnings. Unlike permanent carports, carport awnings offer a …

3 Reasons to Buy Shade Sails Online

June 17th, 2020 · Shade Sails

This is a topic I’ve covered more than once in past articles, but I’m still amazed by how many Aussies turn to shade sail companies and pay inflated costs for shade sails when they can buy shade sail online and avail significant savings! If you’re looking to buy shade sails, whether you’re in Sydney, Melbourne, …

How to Save Money Shopping for Domestic Awnings

June 10th, 2020 · Awnings, Domestic

Awnings are one of the most cost-effective shade solutions for a home. They can be used to provide shade over patios, over doorways, over windows, over cars and even over pools – if there is an area of the home that needs shade, and it has a supporting wall, then an awning is probably your …

Why Right Now Is the Perfect Time to Buy Pool Shade

June 3rd, 2020 · Domestic

How hot was summer!! I don’t know about you, but I spent every day in the pool! Even now, in Autumn, we’re still experiencing temperatures in the high thirties, and it seems like each year is just getting hotter and hotter. There’s no doubt that a pool provides welcome relief from the heat, but even …

4 Reason to Invest in Doorway Awnings

May 27th, 2020 · Awnings

Awnings aren’t only handy for blocking heat from entering windows! Did you know that they are just as convenient for blocking heat from doors and doorways? A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article that looked at how to choose awnings for windows, but I failed to mention doorway awnings! Doorway or door awnings …

Affordable Shade Sail Replacements

May 20th, 2020 · Shade Sails

It goes without say, shade sails are a popular shade solution. They can be found in every street, at shopping centres, schools, kindergartens, hospitality establishments and various other establishments. Their popularity comes from their affordability. However, there is a downside; they are not resistant to cyclonic conditions, and, if they are not made from quality …

Pergola Shade Ideas That Don’t Cost a Fortune!

May 13th, 2020 · Domestic

What’s more Aussie than a pergola? Really! I love pergolas; I love their practicality, their vast range of material and design options, and I especially love being able to have a BBQ under one. If you’re looking to get more enjoyment from your outdoor areas, then the addition of a pergola is a brilliant idea. …

Everything You Need to Know About Patio Awnings

May 6th, 2020 · Awnings

We are so lucky to live in a county that dishes up glorious weather day after day. However, the heat can be taxing and at times, can be too much to bear – particularly if you have not invested in patio awnings. We love summer, and we love entertaining friends. But we don’t like it …

Waterproof Shade Sails vs Pergola

April 22nd, 2020 · Shade Sails

Waterproof Shade Sails vs Pergola Are you looking to have a pergola installed in 2020? If you are, then may I suggest you consider waterproof shade sails as an alternative? Don’t get me wrong, pergolas are great; but they come with some downsides, which we will look at with an unbiased view today in this …