How much does it cost to have shade sails installed?

Shade sails cost around $6,000-8,000 each for an average-sized sail. Most residential installations use two or three sails to get good shade coverage and a crisp, modern look. However, for large areas or commercial installations requiring sails larger than 400 square feet, you’ll need to involve an engineer.

Are shade sails worth it?

If you are looking for something to add to the beauty of your home or place of business and do not want to spend a lot of money on extended structures, then shade sails are your best choices. They look great and come in a variety of colours and designs which will surely complement any home or establishment.

Are shade sails hard to install?

Shade Sail Installation. Installing the shade sails is as easy as making sure you have strong supports, such as the side of a building, or a post. Keep in mind, these patio shade sails require a lot of tension to get them to stretch tight enough so that they look right, and don’t flap around in the wind.

Can I attach a shade sail to my house?

Can you attach sail shade to a house? Yes, the majority of residential sail shades are attached to the side of a home. The method and steps will depend on the building material used for the walls. We’ve created a step-by-step guide for each material below.

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How much wind can a shade sail take?

When it comes to wind, most shade sails are fabricated to withstand a minimum of 85 mph, three-second gusts. USA SHADE, for one, engineers its structures up to 150 mph, dependent upon the location of the structure. “You have to design sails to zero-wind pass-through,” Donde explains.

Who is the contractor for the shade sails?

Shade Comforts was the design build contractor. We assumed contractual responsibility for the structure’s design, engineering, fabrication, and construction. Shade sails contractor cools the municipal playground in the Marin County community of Corte Madera.

How big should a hip shade sail be?

Our hip shade structures are perfect for shading parks, playgrounds, and outdoor seating areas. These pre-made kits come in various standard sizes with your choice of 8′, 10′, or 12′ structure poles and are ready to install upon arrival.

What are the different types of shade sails?

Two Types of constructions available: (A) Commercial quality with “Webbing reinforced” type construction in custom sizes and colors. Sewed with “Solar Fix” thread. These are just as strong as the cabled sails and easier to install. In most cases we prefer our customers to use these type.

Where can I find shade sails in California?

Shade sail structures cool the picnic patios at Marina Park, which is in city of San Leandro, Alameda County, CA. Tensile structure shades bleachers and patio at Marin Horizon School in Mill Valley, CA. Shade sail triangles cool hospitality patio at new recreation center in San Francisco Bay area.