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All Your Shade Sail Questions Answered.

All Your Shade Sail Questions Answered.
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 Installation Month - shade sail inspiration from our own customers!

Customer Installation Month - shade sail inspiration from our own customers!
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! 

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

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

History of Shade Sails

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

Shade Sail Installation Guide - Top Tips on How to Install a Garden Sail Shade

Comprehensive Installation Guide How to install a Shade Sail

Clara Shade Sails are a great way of providing an area of shade in your garden or another outdoor space.

They are simple to fix into place and with a little preparation, you can have them in place within no time.

Here are some options for you......

Shade Sail your Holiday

Shade Sail your Holiday
Who doesn’t love the summer holiday season? – Keeping safe from the sun (and if you live in the UK the occasional rain shower too) is often an important consideration to ensuring you can fully unwind and enjoy yourself.  Who doesn’t like escaping from the midday sun at some point during the day?

10 Smart Shade Ideas for Your Garden and Patio

10 Smart Shade Ideas for Your Garden and Patio

We all get so excited when the good weather finally arrives that we just want to rush out and enjoy it, however, we quickly realize it’s not actually that comfortable sweating in the full glare of the sun when trying to enjoy a meal or tipple with family and friends! 

We need shade; but what sort of shade?

18 things to consider before buying a shade sail

18 things to consider before buying a shade sail

 Before you splash out your hard-earned-cash on a shade sail, as the saying goes; ‘the devil is in the detail’ – Here’s our 18 top tips for what to consider... 

31 Shade Sail Ideas - Inspiration for Shade Sail Uses for your Home, Garden or Business

31 Shade Sail Ideas - Inspiration for Shade Sail Uses for your Home, Garden or Business
If you have been thinking about purchasing a shade sail and have wondered how you might use it and where you might install it, this list of ideas we have come up with should really get your imagination going.

How to better plan and organise your garden by following the sun

Follow the Sun

How to better plan and organise your garden by following the sun.

Here are some of our top tips for how to better plan and organise your garden by following the sun.

Start by determining the aspect of your garden, i.e. which way does your garden face?

8 reasons to buy a Clara Shade Sail

Shade Sail Ideas for Garden Patio and Yard
Clara Shade Sails is a UK brand that was started in 2015 with a vision to sell good quality and practical products for the home and garden.  As owners we had used shade sails in our own garden, but had been unable to find a white shade sail that wasn't custom made and expensive.  We saw a gap in the market for a white shade sail specialist here in the UK.....

Do you need planning permission for a shade sail?

Do you need planning permission for a shade sail?
In most instances if you are installing a shade sail on your residential property in the UK then as a general rule you will not require planning permission, however.....