How to Install a Playground Shade Structure – A Guide for Architects

Everything you need to know when designing or adding a custom shade structure to your architectural project…

How to get a DSA Approved Canopy Installed in California

 DSA approved canopies are a must for schools and public areas in the state of Caslifornia, here’s how to get it done…

How Public Schools can Benefit from Shade Sails

What is the Shade Structure Grant Program and How Can It Benefit My School? What is the ADD Shade Structure Grant Program?

Access to Community Shade Structures

5 Advantages for Shade Structures for Apartment Buildings and Condominiums Spending time outdoors is an enjoyable…

10 Industries that Utilize Shade Structures

Why Shade Structures Are Utilized Everywhere Shade canopies or shade sails are a popular choice for many commercial businesses and organizations for numerous reasons.

Custom Shade Sails = Customer Satisfaction

How to Keep Customers Happy and Comfortable with Custom Shade Sails Maintaining customer satisfaction is the primary focus…

3 Ways Shade Sails can Support Green Build

How Shade Structures Can Help You Achieve LEED Certification According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), one of the top two reasons for building green is client demand (35%) and market demand (33%).

5 Commercial Uses for Shade Structures

How the Commercial Industry Utilizes Shade Structures While you’ve probably only recognized shade structures at playgroundsor local parks, chances are you’ve probably seen them regularly in numerous other places too.

DSA Canopies in Sacramento, CA

DSA Custom Shade Canopies Our DSA approved products make inspections simple, fast and cost-effective. We have sizes and combinations that have been approved by the DSA under the 2010 California Building Code…

3 Ways Shade Canopies can Attract Customers

How You Can Incorporate Shade to Your Hotel or Resort Swimming Pool For many visitors, one of the main allures of staying in a hotel or resort is the ability to relax…

How Sports Can Benefit from Shade Structures

How Athletes and Sports Facilities Can Benefit From Shade Structures Sports facilities can benefit greatly from having shade structures, especially if they host outdoor sports such as…

Why We Use Alnet Extrablock Shadecloth

Why the Right Shade Fabric is important to Your Shade Structure For the people who know us and who have worked with us, it’s no surprise why we are a leading manufacturer

How to Choose the Right Shade Structure

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Selecting a Shade Structure Shade structures are an ideal solution for sun and rain protection, equipment protection, customer comfort…

The Shade
Structure Process

A Step-by-Step Guide to How Custom Canopies Creates the Perfect Shade Solution. Shade structures are a great way to add privacy, protection and interest to outdoor spaces.