Frequently Asked Questions
Are they waterproof?
Leisure Shade Sails can supply either Waterproof PVC or 95% Shade covers.
What is the cost difference between the waterproof and other covers?
Waterproof can be considerably dearer than regular shade covers
What is the life expectancy of the Shade Sails?
All Leisure Shade Sails fabrics and covers have a minimum 10 year working lifespan.
Are Shade Sails cyclone proof?
No. Unfortunately the cover materials used are not cyclobe proof and we can not guarantee against cyclonic conditions. Nevertheless we recommend that the sails be removed during cyclonic weather.
Can the covers be removed and is it difficult to do?
Not at all! The tensioners and turnbuckles are able to be loosened and/or un-fixed quite easily.
Do the materials fade?
No. They are fade resistant and mould resistant in the generally expected lifespan of the materials - depending on the environment and conditions. Nevertheless everything fades slowly over time if constantly exposed to UV rays, wind and rain.
Do you need council permits?
Yes - anything over 10 mtrs squares requires a permit as a structure and there are also boundary regulations, height restrictions in some areas and other issues depending on the use and vicinity of the structure to be considered. Leisure Shade Sails are qualified to advise you on your local needs.
Is an Engineers certificate required and can Leisure Shade Sails provide this?
Yes - we can provide an engineers certificate if required.
Will you contract to a Brisbane or Gold Coast Architect?
Yes - we have extensive experience helping Architects, Designers and Builders on Brisbane and Gold Coast construction projects as well as at home on the Sunshine Coast..
We can actually help save Architects, Councils, Schools and Developers valuable time and cost by designing a suitable membrane structure or shade sail solution with wind load specifications and site requirements and all that is needed for final approvals from Council.
What Warranties are in place with the structure?
A 12 months warranty on workmanship and 10 years on the fabric. This is a reducing warranty.
Can you supply to a Brisbane Project?
We supply many Brisbane projects for Umbrellas and Shades, Shopping Centre Car Parks and Domestic Sails. We also supply the Gold Coast and can supply materials throughout Australia.
Contact Us by e-Mail at e-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
0434 235 968
Mister Shade - Buderim Qld 4556 Australia
ABN: 506 852 130 81 Todd Sutton