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Tradewinds Parasol Base prices and weight

Posting date: 12th September 2012 17:41

Q Would I need to add VAT to the price for the Tradewinds Parasol Base on your site and if we decide have a decked patio, will it support the base?

A The base price should include VAT- but it depends on whether you clicked the "(includ. VAT)" switch on the prices or not. This enables you to see both net and gross prices. This switch is above the "Choose a product" box at the end of the page in the link:

Tradewinds Parasol Octagonal 4m

I am not quite sure what you mean by supporting the base? In terms of the weight of the base, for use through a table, we recommend a 60kg base for the 4m Octagonal parasol you are interested in. With a parasol as well, that makes about 80kg. But your table is going to weigh more and so are the people sitting around it. So your decked patio is going to need to be far stronger than what is required to support the parasol and base. But did you mean the deckmount? This is bolted to the decking (see image 7 of the link above; the triangular metal bases in this image are the deckmounts). Your decking will need to be sufficiently strongly fixed down so that if the wind gets up, the parasol with base and decking plank attached, does not pull up the decking.

Let me know if you need more information.

Best wishes - Claire

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