While installing the shade sail in your house, you look for the fabric which is durable and long-lasting. The material used in most of the shade sails has great resistance against all kind of weather. This is to ensure that the shade is not damaged due to harsh weather conditions.
Since shades have a long life, they are not frequently changed. But, imagine that, for whatever reasons, you have planned to take down your old shade and replace it with a new one. You will notice that the fabric is as good as new because of which you aren't convinced to dispose it of in the trashcan.
Good thing that you have decided to read this blog because it is written to help you with this particular predicament that many homeowners go through. Here is a list of alternative uses that shade cloth can provide. Have a look:
1. Cat Hammock
Tired of getting your cat's toys spoiled because of rains or sun rays, you are now considering to get a good outdoor activity item for your cat. Have you considered installing a cat hammock in the garden? You don't have to spend thousands on this installment. All you need to do is to cut the shade cloth in a smaller piece and tie it between a tree and a fence. Voila, your cat now has a brand new toy to play with. Your furry friend will love to take afternoon naps in the little hammock that you installed. Get ready for frequents head bumps from your cat as a token for appreciation for the comfortable hammock.
2. Protect the Clothesline
People who have the luxury of a backyard gets a clothesline to hang the recently washed clothes. On a sunny and windy day, the clothes take a short time to dry. But windy days mean that the wind will also be carrying twigs and leaves. It may drop these objects on your freshly washed clothes the wet surface of which will provide a magnetic base to the unwanted objects. The result? You will have to redo the laundry. The best way to deal with this situation is to install the shade cloth above the washing line to provide enough protection without blocking the sunlight.
3. Car's Cover
During summer, how do you feel to sit inside the car which is burning hot? You are even unable to put your hands on the steering wheel. How beneficial it could be if we provide you with a simple solution for keeping your car cool? What about covering your car with the shade cloth? The thick fabric will prevent the sun rays from entering inside the car, leaving it cooler.
4. Protection for Sandpit
How do you react when you see cat's litter in your sandspit? Not amused, we assume. If you are frustrated by the cats or possums treating your sandspit as their toilet, you should consider covering them using shade cloth.
These alternative uses of shade cloth are beneficial for homeowners who don't want to discard the otherwise unharmed shade sail fabric.
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