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Shade Sail - 8 Steps to a Successful Installation

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Shade Sail - 8 Steps to a Successful Installation

We have put together a new step by step guide for helping you decide which shade sail you need, how to measure for it, what fixtures and fittings you should use, and how to install it.

When is the first day of spring in 2022?

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When is the first day of spring in 2022? When spring officially starts, depends on whether you are more of an astrologer or a weather person.  Which one are you?....

The Do's and Don'ts of Using a Fire Bowl

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If you are thinking of getting a fire bowl, or have one already, this handy guide will give you practical advice and tips on how to use it safely and keep it in its best condition.

Clara Shade Sails for your Staycation!

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2020 and 2021 haven’t exactly been the years for going on holidays abroad, but our Clara Shade Sails, Brazilian hammocks, and tropical waterproof cushion covers are perfect if you are planning a staycation at home or anywhere in the UK

How to clean your shade sail and fold/pack away for winter

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As the summer draws to an end, it is a great idea to make use of some of the remaining warm sunshine to clean and properly dry out your sail before safely packing away for winter.

Taking down your shade sail in principle is very easy, however in practice things can get a bit dis-organised and you could end up with an unclean, crumpled up mess.  

There are a few dos and don’ts for cleaning and I have also made a quick video showing you how to fold the sail as it can be difficult!

Shade Sail Accessories - Garden, Patio Décor Ideas and Inspiration

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A garden really can be the best place to express your creativity, by combining design with nature. Through seasons your garden can adapt and change colours so sometimes it can be hard to find the right accessories and designs. In this blog, I want to show you some of my favourite accessories and ideas which can really complement both your garden and shade sail.

Our Planet - Global Warming and What We Can Be Doing to Help

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For most people summer is the best part of the year, filled with holidays, beach trips, and relaxing in the garden. However global warming may affect the future of our summers more than you think…

Your Shade Sail Questions Answered

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In this blog, I want to answer some of those commonly asked questions customers ask about shade sails and hopefully allow you to understand which shade sail to buy and exactly how they work!

Customer Shade Sail Installations and Photos - Inspiration from our own Customers!

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For us, June is a customer inspiration month and we are sharing lots of photos of our own customer’s installation. It’s lovely to receive feedback and hear the creative ways our customers have installed their shade sails. Hearing the stories about how you choose to install your shade sails inspires us to spread these ideas and think of as many ways as possible! 

History of Hammocks

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Hammocks have been in use for hundreds of years around the world, providing a comfortable and safe place to relax and sleep....

Cool your Conservatory - How to put up a Shade Sail in a Conservatory

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So, if you are reading this then it’s likely you have a conservatory or glass roofed room and it’s also likely that for most of the summer the space is way too hot to be functional.

The History of Shade Sails

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The History of Shade Sails   At first glance, shade sails seem like a thoroughly modern invention. Providing protection from the sun and simultane...