Features of a patio umbrella

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on Jul 27, 2017 11:39:15 AM

Outdoor areas are becoming increasingly popular in residential houses, with good indoor-outdoor flow being one of the main selling features for the modern family home. The perfect space for family time or entertaining guests, it is essential to get the indoor-outdoor vibe right.

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Topics: Shade systems, Outdoor Shade, Patio Umbrella

What is Sunbrella Fabric?

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on Jul 14, 2017 9:16:32 AM

Sunbrella is a marine and awning fabric that is used for indoor and outdoor living. The 100% solution dyed acrylic is predominately used for shade and marine canopies due to its superior properties, making it the best choice for outdoor shade cover. 

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Topics: Product Care, Outdoor Shade, Sunbrella

10 things to consider when selecting an Outdoor Umbrella

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on Jul 13, 2017 10:44:58 AM

Unsure how to find the best solution for shade in your outdoor area? 

You will want your umbrella to add to your space, create a sleek and upmarket outdoor area that is functional and will protect your family and guests from the elements.

Read about the different types and the features of all sun umbrellas to help determine the best fit for you.

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Topics: Outdoor Umbrellas, cantilever umbrella, Outdoor Shade

How to look after an outdoor umbrella

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on Jul 11, 2017 10:59:56 AM


If you own an outdoor umbrella you will know that it’s usually very exposed to the elements and subject to all kinds of weather ranging from harsh sun to high winds and torrential rain. Being continually subjected to the elements can create problems which often lead you to replacing your umbrella long before you should need to! 

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Topics: Product Care, Umbrella Care, Outdoor Umbrellas

The Shade Debate: Umbrellas vs Awnings

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on Jun 26, 2017 11:09:38 AM

Here are the six reasons why one is a better choice for your outdoors

If you’re looking for the best shade solution for your home all year round and find yourself trying to decide between outdoor awnings and outdoor umbrellas, then you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we discuss both options to help you make the best choice.

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Topics: Shade systems, Outdoor Shade