Shade Sails

By: Canvascrew  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Stainless Steel, Pvc, Shade Sails

Wanting to enjoy your outdoor area or deck during the summer season but it gets too hot?  Then we have the answer for you.

Shade Sails are the ideal way to protect you and your family from the harsh New Zealand sun and will allow you to make full use of your outdoor area that until now has been unusable.

Your new shade sail will be custom designed and manufactured to provide you with the ideal amount of cover for your outdoor area while still being aesthetically pleasing. Our experienced team will take care of the whole process for you from the design right thru to the installation.

All you need to do is sit back and relax.

There are different shade sail options available to you depending on your requirements whether it's for your home, office, school or playcentre.  More info below..

Sun Protection Shade Sails

  • Our shade sails are manufactured using only the highest quality, UV stabilized commercial grade fabric. Ultimately providing you with a product that will last longer, retain it's colour and deliver superior performance where shade is required.
  • Simply put it's the best shade sail fabric on the market to date and will outperform any other fabric.
  • The fabric we use comes with a 10 year manufacturers UV warranty.
  • Depending on the colour option you choose the mesh fabric can give you up to 90% UVR Block and up to 90% Shade Factor.
  • Large selection of colours available to match your existing colour scheme.
  • Outstanding minimal stretch characteristics.
  • All the components we use for our shade sails is high quality 316 marine grade stainless steel.

Waterproof Pvc Shade Sails

  • Able to withstand the elements longer than average Pvc and is an excellent choice where durability is paramount.
  • The Pvc fabric we use comes with a 5 year manufacturers warranty but will last much longer than that.

Recommendations by one of our experienced team members can be made as to which fabric would best suit your requirements.

Wire edge or webbing edge options

  • Shade sails can be manufactured using a continuous wire edge or a webbing edge that can be highly tensioned using high quality stainless steel components.

Steel or timber pole options

  • The standard option that we offer is a round or square hot dip galvanized steel pole. 
  • The steel poles can also be powdercoated to a colour of your choice to match your existing colour scheme.
  • We also offer treated timber poles as another option if required.
  • The shade sail poles will be installed by our experienced crew and according to industry standards.

We also offer additional added services like a removal & reinstalltion service for the winter months as well as a cleaning & maintenance service.

Keywords: Experienced Team Members, Galvanized Steel, Pvc, Shade Sail, Shade Sails, Stainless Steel, Steel Poles

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