Should you buy an Outdoor Umbrella or Shade Sail?

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on 24-Mar-2017 11:53:03

There are many different types of shade, the main two used here in Australia being either fixed shade sails or cantilever outdoor umbrellas.

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Topics: Sun Protection, Shade systems, shade sail, cantilever umbrella

How to protect yourself from the Australian sun and avoid sunburn

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on 24-Mar-2017 11:52:47

Sunburn can occur in as little as 15 minutes on a sunny day in the summer months in Australia. We experience some of the highest levels of radiation in the world due to the great weather and being close to the equator.  As a result Australia has one of the highest rates of cancer in the world, approximately, two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70.

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Topics: Australian Sun, Sun Protection, Shade systems

How to take care of an outdoor umbrella

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on 24-Mar-2017 11:52:25


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: Australian Sun, Product Care, Outdoor Umbrellas