Epic Olympic

Canterbury College in Queensland commissioned Versatile Structures to design, manufacture and install a waterproof shade structure for their new Olympic size pool 450m2 grandstand, as well as a pool structure cover of 278m2 for their second smaller pool area. We chose to use Mehler Valmex FR700 Nano for both membranes, as the high fluoride content…

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Five top tips to identify a quality shade structure

Five top tips to identify a quality shade structure

Like so many things, the quality of a shade structure lies in the details. Here are our top five quality indicators: CRAFTMANSHIP – A domestic or commercial shade sail consists of 3 elements: the shade cloth, the edging and the corners. You will identify a quality shade by its high-quality fabric that usually has a…

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What to look for in a reputable shade structure operator

Reputable shade structure operator

Choosing the right domestic or commercial shade structure supplier is vital to ensure your installation is delivered on time, at the agreed price, and in compliance with quality standards. When doing your due diligence, take the following in consideration: How many years’ experience do they have? It takes years to understand the technical properties of…

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Shade structure know-how

Commercial Pool Shade Structure

Every industry has its inside story and here is ours. The domestic and commercial shade sails industry is unregulated, with no formal qualifications or official industry training required. Training and standards come down to the individual shade structure businesses and their internal systems. Inexperienced operators don’t know what they don’t know and with many simply…

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Carpark Shade Structures

Carpark Shade Structures - Versatile Structures

Carpark Shade Structures, a worthy investment. When Designed correctly they are robust and attractive! Why our Carpark Shade Structures are best Reinforced and Adequate Footings. Footings are the most critical element of a structure, See earlier posts in our blog. Footings must be engineered and take into account specific soil conditions of the site during the…

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