Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of answers to questions we get asked a lot.

We hope you'll find your answer here too, If not please go to our Request a Quote or Contact Us page to ask your question.

Can you do a shade as per my design?
We can custom make the design as per client's own design.
Do you charge for quotations & site surveys?
No, All quotes are free and non-obligatory.
Can the shade be attached to my wall or house?
Generally, if the house has a strong wall support, we can attach the shade to it.
What is the shade fabric's UV rating?
Generally it is 95%, but the rating varies between colours.
Are the shades waterproof?
No not all are 100%. Light rain will simply run off, but in a heavier downpour, a little water will come through.
What about shade durability?
Ussually shade net materials can last 5 to 10 years.
What colours are available?
We have Dark-Green, Blue, Red, Brick Red, Rusty Gold, Terracotta, Brown-chocolate, Black, Beige, Silver and white.
What cover materials are available?
We offer a large variety of HDPE shade-net material, canvas and PVC tarpaulin. It is best to discuss your options with a consultant.
Do you weld your trusses or use brackets to join them?
All of our trusses are fully welded.
What type of steel do you use?
We use black pipe metal of 1" to 6" depending on the structure to be erected.
Can you match the colour of the steel and shade to the colours on my house?
All Colorbond colours are available and in most cases we can either match your colour, or come very close to it.
How long does it take to install?
For one to three shades it may take maximum of 3 days while for multiple shades it may take weeks.