Are shade sails safe?
They typically absorb over 90% of harmful UV radiation, providing all day protection from the heat of the sun. In addition, the specialist shade sail fabric is breathable which allows hot air to escape through the material – this provides cool shade unlike canvas or other impermeable products which trap the heat.
Do shade sail posts need to be angled?
Ideally, they should be installed at an angle of 10 degrees for steel and 20 degrees for timber posts. The angle should be away from the shade sail, so account for the angle and the length of the turnbuckles when you dig your post holes.
Should a shade sail be tight?
Tensioning your Shade Sail
Caution: Do not over tension, tension only by hand, and only tight enough to remove creases. Over tensioning can cause damage to your Shade Sail.
Why are shade sails so expensive?
Commercial shade sails are almost always much more in cost due the the scale of the projects and sizes required. Q. … The price includes the full installation – Labor, Poles, Cables, Brackets, Hardware, Fabric, Etc. A lot of work and design time goes into every customer’s shade sail.
Are waterproof shade sails worth it?
Waterproof shade sails are an outstanding solution. They provide protection from the sun, but that’s not all. They will keep the area beneath dry allowing you to enjoy the outdoors all year round regardless of the weather conditions.