Shade Sails Offers Protection From UV Rays

shadeIf you want to enjoy the outdoors with your family, maybe a barbecue or just watching the children play in the yard, but dread the uncomfortable direct sunlight, then custom shade sails may be just what you need. Many homes in modern subdivisions do not have adequate old tree shade to make outdoor activities comfortable and fun.

Sail shades, although somewhat new in the United States are actually an ancient solution to provide shade. The ancient Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks used large pieces of fabric for shade. Even in the Roman Coliseum great canvases were used to shield the people from the sun. Sailors were needed to manage these shade sails because they were so large. The idea of shade sails originated from ancient sailing boats.

The use of shade sails became popular in South Africa and Australia in the 1990s and are now becoming more popular in the United States for sun protection as well as architectural design. New and improved fabrics are quite durable and work well blocking the dangerous UV rays of the sun. Color selections are varied, as well as shape and size. You imagination is the only limitation to the implementation of shade sails in your design. You can be as creative as you wish. For more information, go to