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Versatile Structures offers custom external awnings and blinds with a range of benefits, including an excellent return on investment for your home and business

Factors that influence the installation of awnings and blinds

When a Installing a Custom-designed External Awning or Blind is the Best Idea We know how extreme Australian weather conditions can be. However, that does not mean that al fresco dining with friends or the time your customers spend outdoors should be restricted. With the right external awnings and blinds, you can extend your outdoor [...]
The Versatile Structures team is 5 times a winner

Five Times a Winner!

The Specialised Textiles Association Awards for Excellence values excellence in the Australian textiles fabrication industry and offer members the opportunity to showcase their technical skills, design excellence and innovation within the industry. In 2020 the Versatile Structures team won 5 Excellence Awards – the most awards awarded to one company in the history of the [...]
Reputable shade structure operator

What to look for in a 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 [...]
a shade structure is an investment

Make sure you get a return on investment

Of course, you want a good deal, but it is important to know that not all domestic and commercial shade sails are equal. Making uninformed decisions on price alone can be costly in the long run.  Price is what you are asked to pay. Value is what you are willing to pay. When decisions are [...]
Commercial Pool Shade Structure

Shade structure know-how

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 [...]
Outdoor Area - Versatile Structures

Consider Shade in Your Project Design

Failure to consider shade a critical design aspect is an all too common mistake on new builds that will end up with under-utilised areas, too hot to play in summer. This generally leads to the installation of shade as an afterthought, which is more costly to complete because the site needs to be re-mobilised, machinery [...]
Lucent Project Progress - Versatile Structures

Lucent Project Progress

Progress Update: Lucent Newstead Progress is tracking very well on a new 18 story build in Newstead for Torre Developments. This week we reached a milestone having achieved PC on the Southwestern elevation of the build, still to come are Northeastern, Southern and Northern faces along with some completion works on the East and West [...]
Aluminium Products - Versatile Structures

Aluminium Products

Commercial Aluminium Products, just another versatile structure. Attractive, affordable and corrosion resistant! This project was for 60 x townhouses at Cova Hope Island, Gold Coast. Why our Aluminium Products are best Welded Aluminium Assembly (not screwed). This means longevity. No loosening of screws means service requirements are minimal. Perfect for investment and rental property. Units become […]

Carpark Shade Structures - Versatile Structures

Carpark Shade 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 […]

Strength Starts Below Ground - Versatile Structures

Strength Starts Below Ground

Footings are the most critical element of any structure. Footings if done right, Never Fail! Why our footings are best Reinforced Cages and Adequate Footing Size. Proper Cage Reinforcement is critical, concrete is inherently weak without adequate steel reinforcement. Footings Must also be of an adequate size to counter forces applied into them. Ensure the correct […]