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Wind Resistant Parasols

Posting date: 27th November 2012 14:03

Q Hello, Can you please advise on costs for your parasols. It is for a patio area in Cardiff Bay for a cafe/attraction. It is a windy location so needs to be wind proof. Please let me know size options you hold.

A Thankyou for your enquiry. The most wind resistant parasol we have is the Vortex. Attached are some product details, plus here is the link to the prices per size:

Vortex parasol

To have best wind resistance, you are advised to have the parasol secured to the ground either with an inground base or a deckmount.

If this is not an option for you the Serengeti Cyclone is a very strong mobile parasol - here is the link to prices and sizes:

Serengeti Cyclone Parasol

You need to be aware that no parasol manufacturer warranties against wind damage as wind behaves so differently in different locations. The wind resistance figures given are guides only because of this. Any parasol is going to need to be "wind managed" so that it is taken down when the wind becomes just too strong. The Vortex will need to be taken down far less frequently than any other parasol I know. As one of our customers says on the website:

"We bought in Jan 2008 and have never had to take the parasol down or replace anything" Richard G, 04/11/2011

Let me know if you need more information.

Best wishes

Claire

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