Shade Sails in Nerang: Blending Utility, Aesthetics, and Regulatory

Gold Coast City council breezeway installed by Versatile Structures

Nerang, a charming town located in Queensland, derives its name from the river that gracefully flows through its heart. Rooted in the indigenous Yugambeh language, “Nerang” translates to “small river,” reflecting the deep connection between the town and its natural surroundings. Nestled within the Gold Coast region, Nerang is more than just a tranquil spot;…

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Shade Sails Brisbane: Cost, Approval, Installation, and Disadvantages

Bunnings Shade sail installed by Versatile Structures

In the sunny city of Brisbane, where outdoor living is a way of life, shade sails have become a popular choice for homeowners and businesses alike. These stylish and functional structures offer protection from the harsh Australian sun while enhancing the aesthetics of any outdoor space. However, before you rush to install a shade sail,…

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The many plusses of PVC shade sails

Bond University PVC shade structure installed by Versatile Structures

Polyvinyl chloride, aka PVC, coated polyester has been around for over 50 years, and is probably the most used substrate in tensile membrane structures because of its excellent strength, flexibility, transparency, durability and waterproof properties. With a range of benefits for any commercial, industrial, or residential property, PVC is a highly cost-effective and versatile tensile…

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Waterproof Shade Sail Questions you may have

Canterbury College waterproof shade structure installed by Versatile Structures

Having just had another bout of heavy rain and the La Niña and El Niño declarations about periods of 9 to 12 month, can make it seem as though they are black and white, but the predictions are messy, the natural processes play out a bit differently every time with events occurring every 2 to 7 years.  “The…

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How to buy the appropriate Commercial Shade Sail

Ipswich Hospital walkway installed by Versatile Structures

These days it’s not hard to find cost-effective, low maintenance commercial shade structure solutions for and an established and trustworthy supplier can give you a wide range of modern, high-quality solutions, including shade sails. Also known as sun sails, commercial shade sails are versatile for any business outdoor area that requires reliable and effective shade against rain and…

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Looking for the Best Shade Sails Under the Sun

The Orion Hotel shade structure installed by Versatile Structures

Not all shade structures require a complex and expensive installation process. Some products, like a custom shade sail, can provide straightforward sun protection that’s cost-effective and low-maintenance. Also known as sun sails, shade sails can provide reliable UVR protection and shelter from the sun in any outdoor space, making them ideal for different applications. You can…

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Customising Industrial Shades for Your Needs

Blue ringed octopus shade structure installed by Versatile Structures for Dreamworld

The exterior of your business speaks volumes about your brand. It’s the first thing that people see that are about to enter your store, restaurant or in the case of the image we used for this article the blue ringed octopus shade structure installed for Dreamworld. What you choose to put outside—including your shade structures—sets…

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The Different Types of Commercial Shade Structures

Commonwealth Games Village shade structure installed by Versatile Structures

There are many different types of commercial shade structures available on the market today. Below is a list of some of the most popular types of Shade Structures: Umbrella Shades Umbrella shades are probably the most popular type of shade structures due to their ease of use and portability. Umbrella shades can be placed almost anywhere and…

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Questions we’re often asked

Custom shade sail for Sir Lew Edwards Park, Ipswich City Council by Versatile Structures.

Whether used for commercial, industrial, or residential purposes at entrances, entertaining areas, sports and recreation areas, schools, hospitality, retail or vehicles, a shade structure is defined as a freestanding or fixed roofed structure for the purpose of providing UVR protection, shade, and shelter from the weather. What sets Versatile Structures apart is our custom design…

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