Global Shade Australia Blog

Why Shade Sails Are the Best Patio Shade Solution

March 20th, 2019 · Shade Sails

As Australians, we love spending time outdoors. Whether its entertaining friends and family with a BBQ, playing a game of backyard cricket or swimming in the pool – we will find any excuse to get out and enjoy our great weather. In fact, according to Houzz.com.au’s 2017 Landscape Report, Australians, on average, spent 7.2 hours …

What makes a Waterproof Shade Sail, Waterproof?

March 13th, 2019 · Shade Sails

When it comes to finding a waterproof shade solution, nothing beats waterproof shade sails. Really! They’re affordable, versatile and durable. And besides offering excellent sun protection, waterproof shade sails obviously offer protection against the rain. With so many benefits to offer, waterproof shade sails are becoming more and more popular for commercial applications on the …

3 Reasons Why Shade Sails Are a Must-Have on the Gold Coast!

March 6th, 2019 · Shade Sails

The Gold Coast experiences a sub-tropical climate with it getting extremely hot during the summers. With the average sea temperatures ranging between 25.4°C – 27.1°C and humidity levels hovering at 75%, it does get pretty hot. What’s worse is that the UV index forecast is on the higher side during summer. One easy way to …

4 Considerations Before Ordering a Custom Shade Canopy

February 27th, 2019 · Canopies

Shade canopies are a versatile shade solution that can be used across both residential and commercial applications. Regardless of what application you have in mind, you can have a custom shade canopy made for any outdoor area – be it a home, a café or restaurant, a shopping centre car park or even a children’s …

Don’t Fall Victim to Subpar Gold Coast Shade Sail Companies

February 20th, 2019 · Shade Sails

There’s no doubt that shade sails are a great investment. They are a versatile shade solution, they can be used in many applications, and they can be installed just about anywhere. Due to their massive popularity, there’s no shortage of Gold Coast shade sail companies. Before you jump into purchasing the first shade sail that …

The Importance of Shade Structures at Playgrounds

January 3rd, 2019 · Playgrounds

Everyone knows that Aussies love the outdoors. Our love for the outdoors is also the reason why most parents encourage their children to play outdoors. Because of this, kids use playgrounds throughout the year here in Australia. While this is all well and good, Australian kids face the risk of overexposure to the sun’s UV …

The Importance of Shade Structures at Parks

December 26th, 2018 · Playgrounds

Parks, reserves and outdoor recreational areas can be seen in every Australian city. After all, we simply love spending time outdoors being one with nature! However, due to our geographical location, we also experience a very high amount of UV radiation from the sun. Excessive exposure to UV radiation can cause people to develop skin …

4 Reasons to Invest in a Pool Shade Structure

December 19th, 2018 · Domestic

Spending time with friends or family in a swimming pool is a great way to relax and have a good time. However, when people picture themselves having fun in a swimming pool, you cannot help but worry about the effects of the sun. Thankfully, for most pool lovers in Australia, pool shade structures are a …

The Importance of Kindergarten Shade Sails

September 12th, 2018 · Playgrounds

Shade sails can be seen installed in several public spaces here in Australia. From carports to outdoor pools, parks and playgrounds, shade sails are used to provide shade in various public spaces. However, if there’s one space which needs shade sails the most, it is kindergartens. Sure, everybody needs sun protection, but adults know how …

Pool Shade – The Forgotten Pool Accessories

September 5th, 2018 · Domestic

One of the most overlooked of all pool accessories is pool shade. While homeowners pay good attention to most details of their swimming pool, they often forget to consider adding shade around their pools. Swimming is a very popular activity here in Australia. Unfortunately, there are high levels of direct and indirect UV radiation around …