There are plenty of options for deck or patio shade, but shade sails offer a charmingly unique and practical solution. Not only do they provide quality sun protection, but these breathable and water-resistant solutions complement any outdoor space for gorgeous and functional outdoor décor.
In order to get the most out of your shade cover, you need to use it properly! Check out these 8 tips for a long-lasting backyard shade solution.
1. Pick a good spot.
First, you need to pick an ideal area in your backyard for your shade cover. A shade sail should be placed over a spot that not only looks good but ensures you actually benefit from the shade. Include shade over your patio’s dining area, lawn furniture, or wherever the sun shines for up to 90% blockage of harmful UV rays.
Further, pick a spot with anchor points within reach. Shade sails need to attach to your home, building, or other posts in order to be erected. Stay clear of electrical wires, utility lines, and tree branches.
2. Slope your shade sail.
While our shade sails
feature knitted polyethylene that allows water to pass through, angling your shade cover can help maximize its water resistance. If you position your shade sail on a slope, large amounts of water are less likely to pool. Not to mention, leaves and other debris are less likely to accumulate on top with a slanted position.
3. Choose your ideal color and style.
Shade sails and shade cloths
come in multiple colors, sizes, and styles for your ideal shade solution. Choose between a