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commercial shade structure by Versatile Structures

A guide to shade structure styles

What is a shade structure? Shade structure means a roofed structure which can be either freestanding or fixed to a building for the purpose of providing shade or shelter from the weather. The shade structure can be over entrances to buildings, external entertaining areas, vehicles, loading/unloading areas, or the like, but ...
Sunhoods installed by Versatile Structures

The aesthetic and practical value of sunhoods

As more modern, streamline buildings pop up, sunhoods and blades are increasingly more popular as they meet a few key criteria: they enhance the aesthetic appearance of a building, while providing a practical solution for protecting windows and doors from the elements, and in many cases, they also provide privacy. ...
Australian Zoo commercial shade structure by Versatile Structures

Before you buy: things to know about commercial shade structures

The right commercial shade structure can transform your business premises by enlarging the usable space for you and your customers while providing adequate protection from rain and the sun’s high UV factors, as we are so well known for in Australian and especially in Brisbane. So, before investing in a ...
KFC commercial umbrella by Versatile Structures

Fixed and moveable commercial umbrellas: what’s the difference?

This article will focus on fixed commercial umbrellas as apposed to moveable umbrellas and shade structures. As is the case with most shade structures, commercial umbrellas come in all shapes, sizes and colours as well as can be made to withstand super high winds of over 100km/h and, provide not ...
Awnings are ideal solutions to create indoor-outdoor living areas and are an investment for any business or home as they add eye-catching aesthetic accents

The many awning types and their benefits

Queensland’s tropical climate is ideal to embrace an outdoor lifestyle, with businesses and homeowners in Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast taking advantage of the opportunity to design beautiful outdoor living areas that are protected from the summer heat and tropical rain. Awnings are ideal solutions to create indoor-outdoor ...
Heavy-duty shade sail

When to install heavy-duty shade sails

There are significant differences in the various types of shade sail fabrics on the market. The most obvious differences are colour and shade structure shapes; however, you also need to consider the type of fabric used in the shade structure as each substrate type has a specific function. When it ...