What posts should I use for shade sail?

What posts should I use for shade sail?

If additional posts are required, we recommend the use of a minimum of 4 inch, schedule 40 steel pipe or a minimum of 6×6 inch wood treated for outdoors. Posts sizes are determinied by the size of the sail or sails attached to it, what sides they are attached and the height they are attached.

What size post should I use for shade sail?

Post Supports for Mounting Sails: Footing depth should be a minimum of 36 inches deep and 30inches square. For example, if your post height is higher than 8 feet, we recommend a hole depth 40% of the height above ground.

How do you attach sun shades?

Attaching the Sun Shade. Install an eye lag screw or an eye bolt at the height you want to hang the sails. Use eye lag screws for wood or eye bolts for metal. Start by drilling into the post, using the same size drill bit as your eye lag screws or eye bolts.

Do shade sail posts need to be angled?

Posts can be timber or metal, but they must be installed firmly into the ground. Ideally, they should be installed at an angle of 10 degrees for steel and 20 degrees for timber posts. The angle should be away from the shade sail, so account for the angle and the length of the turnbuckles when you dig your post holes.

How much do shade sails cost?

Shade Sail – Shade sails have a price range of $3,000 to $5,000 for the average size of the sail. This price includes the cost of installations. Waterproof Sail – Waterproof sails not only offer shade but also are durable enough to stand up to the elements and are labelled as HDPE sails.

Why does my shade sail sag in the middle?

Wire rope is an essential part of our shade sails. Without a wire rope around the perimeter, tension applied at each attachment point is not distributed evenly in the sail, creating areas of concentrated stress around the corners. This causes the center to sag and increases the risk of tearing at the corners.

How long does a shade sail last?

about eight to 10 years
A shade sail will probably last about eight to 10 years. However, that can increase or decrease dramatically depending on the weather in your area. If the shade is often subject to high winds, it might deteriorate faster.

How long do shade sails last?

How big is a LVL Micro Lam beam?

We cut custom lengths, use $/ LF 16″ $187.02 MICRO LAM BEAMS $/LF 20 FT 24 FT 26 FT 9 1/2″ $8.97 $179.31 $215.18 $233.11 11 7/8″ $11.20 $224.06 $268.87 $291.27

How big are I joists and LVL beams?

I-Joists, LVL Beams & Glue Lams We cut custom lengths, use $/ LF 16″ $187.02 MICRO LAM BEAMS $/LF 20 FT 24 FT 26 FT 9 1/2″ $8.97 $179.31 $215.18 $233.11 11 7/8″ $11.20 $224.06 $268.87 $291.27

What can glulam beams be used for on a deck?

Unlike other engineered wood products our glulam beams are able to accept many different types of treatment. Treated glulam Beams can be used in applications where the beam will be exposed to weather, insects, sunlight and high moisture conditions. Great for decks providing an unobstructed view.

Where can I buy a shade sail post?

– Repositionable, Clutter Free – Install Your Sunshade Anywhere in The Garden! . Only 1 left in stock – order soon. . . . Only 9 left in stock – order soon.

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