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Can I wash my outdoor umbrella in the washing machine?
So, you open your umbrella and notice loose dirt all over the canopy! Can you wash my outdoor umbrella in the washing machine? While you might think it’s easy enough, here are a few reasons why we do NOT recommend this. Also some steps to keep your canopy looking fresh […]
How to shade an apartment balcony
So you have this great apartment space and no ideas for balcony shade? Learn how to transform your outdoor space into a cozy and safe retreat, with protection from the sun and UV rays. You can choose an option to best suit your outdoor furniture regardless if you have a […]
How to choose an outdoor umbrella
Are you ready to buy an outdoor umbrella, but don’t know here to start? We are here to help guide you into finding the perfect umbrella to complement and enhance your outdoor area. When looking for the perfect shade solution, there are a few key factors to consider – how […]
How much is a wall mounted umbrella?
Captivated by the effortless shade of a Wall Mounted Umbrella and curious about its price? We understand. Although it’s not the sole factor, the cost plays a crucial role in determining what umbrella you choose. So, how much is a wall mounted umbrella? Read on… Wall mounted umbrellas are a […]
What is a wall mounted umbrella?
It’s compact and offers clever shade for compact spaces If you have a small space and wonder how you could maximise the area, the item you could be missing is wall mounted shade. In this article, we will introduce you to the innovative concept of a wall mounted umbrella and […]
Install an additional bracket for a movable wall mounted umbrella
A fixed shade solution is not always best for a dynamic space—opt for a movable umbrella. A Movable Umbrella — Sitting out on your patio on a warm afternoon, one is oft to wonder about how we are spinning around that hot, burning, ball of gas on out teal and […]
Wall mounted umbrellas for patios vs other shade options
Compare umbrellas, awnings, pergolas and louvres. The humble patio is an important part of any home build or renovation. The fresh outdoors, clean open spaces, good company and quality products are all integral to creating a space you can call your own. Shade is important and adding wall mounted patio […]
Wall mounted umbrellas & wind ratings
What is the best outdoor umbrella for high winds? Taking care of your investments should always be a top priority. Outdoor furniture and outdoor products are no different. At Shadowspec, we are often asked what is the best outdoor umbrella for high winds. This is, of course, a good question […]
Outdoor Furniture Trends
The 4 most important outdoor furniture trends for 2022 The core concepts of designing outdoor space are layout, colour and furniture. Layout is important, conceptualising the flow of your space, where people will congregate and how they will feel when present. Colour can be anything from tone of material […]
Wall mounted umbrellas solve problems centre pole umbrellas can’t
Read about the benefits and best uses for wall mounted umbrellas. Practical, stylish and useful, wall mounted umbrellas are first-rate. We have had hot demand for Wall Mounted Umbrellas at Shadowspec. Our R&D team has been hard at work designing, developing and producing the Shadowspec Retreat™. The Shadowspec Retreat is […]