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Do you have a shade sail in your backyard?
Are you thinking of putting one up?
Did you know you need the right type of metal posts for shade sails to get the job done?
When you put up a shade sail, you need shade sail support posts to hold each end of the fabric taut enough to function the way it’s supposed to. Depending on the type of shade sail you have, you may need three or four of these. The poles should be made of metal and durable enough to withstand the tension required to hold up your shade sail.
Below, we’ve reviewed five different shade sail pole products for you to choose from. Take a look at our picks and see which ones are more likely to work for your specific shade sail needs. These are similar products, but they all have key differences that will make them work for some shades and not for others.
So let’s get started!
1. Coleman Steel Replacement Pole
Bring home this Coleman Steel Replacement Pole when you need to repair any damage that may have occurred to your existing sun shade sail poles. This pole has a friction lock and is made of sturdy steel so you don’t have to worry about it breaking too easily. It has an adjustable height and is very quick and easy to install.
2. Outsunny Sun Sail Shade Canopy Installation Pole/Pipe Kit
If you are looking to replace an individual pole for your shade sail and already have all the hardware you’ll need, check out this Outsunny Sun Sail Shade Canopy Installation Pole/Pipe Kit. This kit comes with a guide rope and Allen wrench for quick and easy assembly and installation, as well as a pole in three pieces. Put it together and replace your broken or damaged pole right away.
3. E&K Sunrise Sun Shade Sail Pole
If you’re looking for a pole kit that’s as durable as it is easy to use, check out the E&K Sunrise Sun Shade Sail Pole. This kit comes with two 33” pole sections and one 38” pole section plus hardware and base pieces for quick and easy installation every time. The included directions will help you better understand how to put this pole together and use it with your existing or brand-new shade sail, as well.
4. Windscreen4less Sun Shade Sail Pole
With the Windscren4less Sun Shade Sail Pole kit, you’ll have everything you need to get started putting up your sun shade sail so you can enjoy it sooner rather than later. This kit comes with a single pole and all the hardware required to put it up securely and safely. You can choose between a standard 96” pole or an extension pole in a smaller size as needed for your shade sails.
5. Sunshades Depot Sun Shade Sail Pole
Bring home this Sunshades Depot Sun Shade Sail Pole kit and you’ll be ready to put up your sun shade or replace your existing poles in no time. This kit includes two 33” pole pieces, one 28” pole piece, and all the hardware you need to get the job done right. The poles themselves are made of steel and are durable enough to last for many years to come.
Did you find the right type of pole replacement to suit your needs? There are a lot of different poles out there, but for the most part, the choice comes down to the height and the type of material they’re made out of. By choosing one of the poles listed above, you should have no trouble getting your shade sail in place or fixing any damaged pieces that may need to be repaired before you can enjoy your outdoor space this summer.
The most effective way to install a shade sail pole like this is to follow all the directions included in the pole for assembly first, and make sure to attach the pole to any included base that may have come with it. Your pole most likely came with washers and screws to help secure its pieces together properly, so always make sure to use your included hardware when possible. From there, put the pole in place and attach the shade sail using the D-ring clamp included (or purchased separately, depending on the pole you choose).
By following these directions and paying attention to any warnings or tips included in the materials that come with your shade sail, you’ll be well on your way to a happier and more comfortable time outside!