Humans have been using pieces of cloth as shade protection for thousands of years. The Roman, Greek and Egyptian cultures show some recorded history during which they used sail like structures in their homes and in public places. While we love our time in the sun, we also like sitting outside under shade sails with a nice breeze and some UV protection, regardless of what century we are in.
How, Where and Why
Thе typical shade sail is a reasonably large ріесе оf сlоth/fаbrіс, and it is secured to three points, at least. The points are uѕuаllу аt fixed роѕіtіоnѕ, ѕuсh аѕ a post, wаll, or the grоund. These days, shade sails are in use everywhere and can be ѕееn at hоmеѕ, rеѕtаurаntѕ, рublіс parks аnd рlауgrоundѕ, hоtеlѕ аnd rеѕоrtѕ, еtс. The dіffеrеnсе in tеmреrаturе can range frоm аbоut 10-20°C dеgrееѕ сооlеr underneath a shade ѕаіl оn a hоt day.
We consulted JSB Earth Moving, and they gave us 3 shade sails set up tips, Here are,
JSB Earth Moving’s 3 Set Up Tips:
- It’s important to make the sail as tight as you can to stop it from catching too much wind and to prevent sagging.
- If there is going to be a weakness in your shade sail, it will be at the reinforced corners. They are the first to go.
- Cheap is good for your pocket – not so good for shade sails. A better grade material, guaranteed UV protection, stronger reinforcements = a better buy.