Education

Shade Sails

Recreational spaces

Playgrounds & sports grounds

Public & social spaces

Hospitality venues, shared spaces

Commercial spaces

Shop fronts through to large public spaces

Alfresco living

Enhance outdoor entertaining

Shade & Seclusion

Shade & privacy solutions

Flexible Outdoor Spaces

Adjustable solutions

Providing adequate shade within the school environment and over high use playground areas is an investment in the health and wellbeing of your children, teachers and all other stakeholders.

It is well documented that New Zealand has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world. Currently, there are 2,500 new cases of melanoma reported each year in our country – that’s 7 a day!

Shade sails represent one of the most comprehensive and cost effective solutions for providing protection from the sun’s harmful UV radiation and excessive heat.

They add a great aesthetic and visual interest to the environment also.

Key product features

As an industry leader, Lidgard has been making shade sails in New Zealand for 20 years. Our motto: “Do it once, do it right!”

Highest Quality Fabrics offering the highest overall UV block out, dimensional stability and are fire retardant. For water proof shade sails, we use top quality, lightweight pre-tensioned architectural PVC materials

UV stable PTFE Thread. Any other thread simply doesn’t cut it.

Perimeter stainless steel wire. Our shade sails have stainless steel wire, crimped at each corner to support optimal tensioning of the shade sail, reducing the potential for sag in the belly of the shade.

Poles and fixings. Fundamental to a successful shade sail installation is knowing that whatever it is fixed to can support the load. Appropriate engineering is vital.

Our shade sail installations are rated to withstand wind forces up to Gale force.

All our fixings are made of marine grade 300-series stainless steel.

Each Lidgard shade sail enjoys a 5 year warranty on workmanship; a 10 year warranty on materials.

Belmont Intermediate January 2021

“Not only do we have some wonderful alternative spaces outside the classroom, we have also seen a positive change in the students’ behaviour; They can relax and enjoy themselves outside under shelter, and are making the most of it.

We can rest easy knowing they’re sun-safe too. We are very pleased with the service Lidgard provided, the excellent workmanship, tidy and professional work on-site, and very good follow up as well.”

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