Despite being used for decades, shade sails are still gaining popularity among many homeowners and business owners. There are many benefits of using them, and some of the benefits are outlined below.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT
The environmental benefit of using shade sails can be observed even in its production stages. Since most of shade sails can be made of recyclable materials, this reduces the need for new raw materials in the manufacturing process. In addition, by using shade sails lessens, the amount of wood and other materials used in the construction of housing or building extensions.
As part of property, shade sails make for wonderful extensions which can be installed and removed easily. This is unlike other structures which take weeks to setup and cannot be taken down without some negative effects on the property. This feature is a really important consideration to make when choosing which shade sail to buy, especially in areas prone to strong winds and storms.
ENHANCE PROPERTY’S AESTHETIC VALUE
They add aesthetic value to the areas they cover. With the right design, they can make gardens, patios, and verandas more appealing and welcoming.
They also come in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors, designs, and fabrics that can also be customized by experts and professional designers to meet the customers’ preferences.
Installing shade sails in your home also provides extra ventilation and cooling. When installed properly and strategically, shade sails keep the sun from directly entering the house or establishments. The semi-permeable fabric that most of them are made of also allow for the circulation of cool air, usually lowering the temperature in the covered area by at least ten degrees.
PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS
Many people who stay outdoors are prone to developing skin diseases and skin cancer brought about by the harmful UV rays of the sun. Therefore, they are very helpful for these people since it allows them to still enjoy lounging in their verandas or in outdoors cafeterias and restaurants without direct exposure from the sun.
RESISTANCE TO WATER
They provide dry outdoor areas even when raining. Most models are waterproof so no amount of water can ever seep through the cover. The cables and wiring used in the shade sails are made of stainless steel. They would not rust or corrode even when they get wet.
LOWER POWER COST
They don’t just provide protection during the hot summer, they are also extremely effective at reducing electricity costs. They help to shelter your home or business by helping to reduce the temperature inside and cut down on the need for constant air conditioning. If used properly, they will pay for themselves in the long run by saving you money on your summer electricity bills.
IMPROVE THE VALUE OF YOUR HOME
Shade sails are one of the quickest and least expensive ways to transform the look and feel of your home. They also add value to your property far beyond what you might expect from such a modest investment. They simultaneously make your home or business look better and feel cooler and more comfortable inside and out. These are highly important features for any property and will increase the value of yours instantly.
A PLEASANT EATING AREA
You can create a pleasant outdoor dining or picnic area within your environment by using a shade sail. You can add benches and picnic tables or keep it purely for picnics seated on the grass; this can be very enjoyable to children. They create a pleasant and cool outdoor picnic or dinning area. They can also offer your staff the chance to re-locate their lessons outside when the sun is beaming in the classrooms making them stuffy and uncomfortable.
COOLER PLAY AREAS
In the heat of summer most children love playing outside and running around; however, they may find themselves getting a little heated and would need somewhere to cool down whilst still benefiting from fresh air. Shade sails provide a cool, shaded area in the playground where the children can sit and keep cool, thus avoiding the risk of sunstroke and sunburn.
BRIGHTEN UP OUTDOOR AREAS
The vibrant colours of a shade sail will brighten up your outdoor area while the pastel colours help to create a peaceful shaded area.