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How to Create Outdoor Shade

August 12th, 2020 · Shade Solutions

Outdoor shade is a necessity; whether it’s a backyard, alfresco café, beer garden, sporting ground, or any outdoor space where people congregate. Without shade, an outdoor space can be uncomfortable, unusable and unserviceable, and simply bad for health. You need only read the Cancer Council’s Guidelines to Shade to understand just how important outdoor shade …

How Do Commercial Shade Sails Differ From Standard Shade Sails?

August 5th, 2020 · Commercial, Shade Sails

When it comes to shade sails, there are generally two types, or shall I say two grades. There are standard shade sails, which are those ideal for residential installations, then there are commercial shade sails, which are best suited to large scale projects – commercial installations. The thing is, there is no rule to say …

Do Pool Shade Sails Provide Enough Shade?

July 22nd, 2020 · Shade Sails

Lately, I’ve been answering the tough (or not so tough) questions about shade sails. And today; I turn my attention to pool shade sails to answer the question, ‘do pool shade sails provide enough shade?’ As shade sail manufactures, of course, I am going to say yes to this question. But, only if the said …

Can You Waterproof Shade Sails? We Answer This Popular Question

July 15th, 2020 · Shade Sails

Shade sails are, by far, the most popular shade solution in Australia. They’re affordable, versatile, easy to install and provide excellent protection against the sun. But, there are many other benefits of shade sails that many consumers aren’t aware of, one of which, we will look at today. As a shade sail manufacture, people ask …

Are Shade Sails a Good Idea? You Decide!

July 8th, 2020 · Shade Sails

If you have spent any time at all researching shade options, then undoubtedly, you will see shade sails mentioned more than once. If you’re not familiar with shade sails, you would have seen them before; they can come in a range of shapes, but are often triangular, and are made from shade cloth, amongst other …

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 …