Understanding the Benefits of Commercial Shade Cloths and Other Shading Solutions in Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, or Brisbane

If you are working on a commercial construction project in Australia that includes outdoor spaces, it’s important to weigh the potential need of shade for those areas. Outdoor spaces-from dining patios at restaurants to outdoor athletic courts at large fitness and sporting facilities-have their pros and cons. On the one hand, these features are often beautiful and can add interest and appeal to the establishment in question. On the other hand, they expose customers and users-from dining patrons to athletes-to Australia’s harsh weather conditions.

Incorporating Shade Solutions into Your Environment

At Versatile Structures, we provide a range of shading solutions-from shade sails to commercial shade cloths-to the Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Sunshine Coast areas. If you are working on an outdoor project or a project that has outdoor elements, you might consider working with our team to develop shading strategies for those spaces. At very least, our shade structures can provide the kind of architectural finishing touch that makes your project look complete. More frequently, our shade solutions can add to the appeal and usability of your outdoor spaces by protecting customers, patrons or employees from harsh sunlight and stormy weather.

When it comes to shading outdoor areas around your commercial project, the number one focus is obviously about the safety and comfort of the people that will be using those spaces. There’s not much benefit to having outdoor seating or recreation areas if no one can use them without overheating in the glare of the sun.
However, it’s also smart to consider shading solutions to protect your company assets. Just like parking a car outside in the beating sun or pounding rain is likely to damage its paint job (among other negative effects), leaving tables, chairs, bars, cooking implements or any other type of furniture or equipment vulnerable to the elements is a move that will probably prove costly in the long run. Considering a shade structure or commercial shade cloth for your Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast or Brisbane project can help keep your assets in better condition for longer.

From Commercial Shade Cloths in Sunshine Coast to Shade Sails in Brisbane, Versatile Solutions Will Help You Find the Right Fix

Shading outdoor areas-particularly large, wide open spaces-can be something of a challenge, especially if you aren’t used to incorporating shade elements into your architectural designs. Luckily, Versatile Structures is as versatile as our brand name implies. We can help you set up a commercial shade cloth in Sunshine Coast, a shade sail design for your Brisbane sporting club project or a retractable roofing design for your new Gold Coast restaurant. We will help you choose the best solution for your design and then create something that provides an ideal level of protection for people and objects alike.

Outdoor areas are ideal for work, play, conversation, and relaxation, but thanks to Australia’s harsh conditions, they can also be uncomfortable or downright unusable at certain times of the year. Working with Versatile Structures for shade sails, shade structures, commercial shade cloths and other shading solutions in Brisbane, Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast will help you turn your outdoor space into a more welcoming, year-round environment. Call us on 0405 401 500.



Are similar to shade sails with the addition of supporting framework. This makes them less susceptible to fabric sag from heavy wind and hail.


Provide a waterproof shade solution by utilising PVC membrane fabrics, these range in warranty from 10 years to 30 years.


Shade Sails, are a cost-effective option to provide shade to an existing area.


Polycarbonate products are an ever developing area of Versatile Structures, we pride ourselves on being highly adaptable when it comes to unique design challenges that are only applicable to this type of structure.


Aluminium Screens and Sunhoods can be custom made to suit individual requirements, or prefabricated for tight construction timeframes.


Umbrellas are available in numerous shapes and sizes, they can be linked together to create a larger area of coverage.