Barrel Vaults are almost always custom designed because they need to serve a particular purpose. The frames can be made to take fascias for branding opportunity or without. These structures can also be built to have roll up blinds fitted to them aswell as lights and heaters . The frames are made of steel that is painted or hot dipped galvanized or a combination of the two. The fabric used on these structures are Ferrari or Verseidag Pvc or Pvdf.
Shade Sails are high tensioned structures shaped to the exact area needed to be covered . The Shade Sails are custom designed by using specialized software . The sails are manufactured and installed by our trained installers . The supporting columns are steel that have been hot dipped galvanized , the fabric is HDPE plastic shade cloth and comes in a range of colours. The fabric is also supported by stainless steel edge cable and is tensioned by using turnbuckles .
The umbrella range consists of Standard Umbrellas, Fixed Edge, Single Cantilever, Dual Cantilever, Octagonal and Custom Designed structures. The umbrellas are permanent structures and are engineered for different wind speeds. There are different designs to suit your needs and can be custom designed to fit any area. The umbrella frames are made of steel and are painted or hot dipped galvanized , powder coating is also available . The fabric used is Ferrari 502s white or 502 colour design . Branding is also available as a optional extra. Installation of the umbrellas needs a sufficient concrete foundation and trained installers .
At Custom Shades & Design, we hold ourselves to the highest standard and believe in full transparency within our team and with our customers. For that reason, our production process includes many rigorous practices and procedures to ensure the end result is the best it can possibly be.
Custom shades boasts with a full fabric manufacturing facility with tools such as a full cnc cutting table , 4 high frequency welding machines and a specialized fabric grinder
Custom shades has a full steel in-house manufacturing workshop , we also specialize in spray painting our structures in our industrial size spray-booth.
Tensile structures use stainless steel connections and rigging fittings , we offer swaging capabilities from 4mm to 16mm cables.
In house installers are available and when it comes to complex installations custom shades has partnered with rope access riggers to assist with the complex installations.
Custom Shades is a tensile structure manufacturer. We specialize in tensile umbrellas , cantilever umbrellas, custom tensile conical structures , tensile barrel vaults and tensile shade sails. We are also known for our high quality shade cloth shade sails. Custom Shades offers engineering services for custom designed structures which requires a engineers certificate. We provide 3d concept proposals as well as load analysis for engineers where its required for sign off. Custom shades was started in 2009 by a team who has been manufacturing commercial playgrounds for 12 years and who are well seasoned in manufacturing. Custom shades specialized in the restaurant market , country clubs and schools.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"I was really impressed with the team at Custom Shades, besides the excellent value for money I must say the service and installation was solid. They arrived on schedule and by the time I got back from work the shade sail was up and the site was clean of any debris.
I would recommend their services to any homeowner."
— Brian Eckleston, Rivonia