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Creative Solutions for Utilizing Shade Sails

A shade sail is a perfect solution to provide shade or protection   for an outdoor area without having to forego attractive looks.  Below are some expert tips that describe   everything you need to consider when buying a shade sail for your   home.

What type of   shade sail should I buy?

The type of shade sail you need for your home depends heavily on   the climate in your area: only some types of shade sail are suitable for   wetter or windier conditions.

Waterproof

  • Waterproof sun sails are made of dense strands of fabric with   pores that are not large enough to let water through.
  • this is that preferred protection against heavy   rain, However, it should not be used in stormy areas as the   fabric can catch the wind and tear easily.

What   material should my awning be made of?

The material you choose is closely related to the type of shade   sail you want and the function you want it to perform.  Only 3 main materials are used and each is   ideal for a different function and environment.

Shade cloth

  • This is the most popular material for shade sails   relatively cheap.    
  • The knit fabric can be stretched to create the distinctive   three-dimensional shapes associated with sun sails.
  • Shade cloth is quite light and very   breathable, Hence, it is ideal for providing cool and   protective shade from UV rays.

What shape   should my awning be?

While this doesn’t seem to be a very important factor, the shape   of your shade sail will determine exactly where it can be placed and how you   can customize it.

triangle

  • Triangle shade sails will be offer less   coverage as a square awning.
  • However, you are spatially more   flexible and so can be installed in much smaller   spaces.
  • You can also Layer several triangle shade   sails to create unique patterns and a larger area of   ??coverage.