There are many solutions to protect us from the sun outdoors. On other occasions we have talked about the pergolas, also of the awnings. They are elegant systems, yes, but they are also expensive. There are alternatives a little cheaper, such as umbrellas. However, today we will talk about a solution that we could place at a midpoint between the awning systems and the umbrellas, and we must say that they are causing real furor, and these are the sail awnings. Did you know them? Surely, but in case you have never heard about them, in this article we will show you some of the advantages of sail awnings.
If what you are looking for is a economic solution to protect you from the sun In your patio, garden or terrace, you will love the sail awnings. They are cheaper than traditional awnings and cover more surface than an umbrella. And these are just some of its advantages …
What is a sail awning?
Surely you have seen them in some other place. It is a very simple system. It is a triangular canvas (there are squares, rectangles and other geometric shapes). It can also be made of other materials. It has ropes on its ends that tighten. Normally they are usually three strings and are tied to walls or gates. When tensed, this triangular awning it unfolds, covering the entire surface, without the need for poles or extra structures.
Sail awnings are cheaper
We all like to save money when buying furniture or household items. Sail awnings are much cheaper than large outdoor structures. There are small sail awnings that you can get for less than 30 euros, something that, without a doubt, convinces. Searching a bit on the internet is easy to find cheap sail awnings. Do the test!
Shade for your exteriors
We love to give you ideas. If you are here, it is because you are looking for a solution to protect yourself from the sun. Below you can see other alternatives to get shade:
Installation of sail awnings
Install a sail awning or triangular awning is very easy. As we mentioned before, we only need 3 anchor points on the wall. They can be permanent, to install and uninstall the awning when we want. This ease of assembly means that, in winter, when the awning is not so necessary, it can be easily stowed, thus lengthening the life of the canvas for much longer.
The sail awnings are also ideal to get some shade in small patios with pool.