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Tension Structures and Sail Shades tension over tennis courts

Tension shade is similar to awnings and canopies; however tension shade is usually done in areas where traditionally shade may not work.

umbrella type tension structuresTension shade can add design and character to areas while providing useful solutions to weather conditions. Contact us for more information.

brown tension structure

  Benefits of tension structures and sail shades.
Architectural Design Tension structures and sail shades provide design and emphasis to outside areas. These products bring eye catching images, color, shapes,forms, and styles together.
Shade These structures provide permanent shade to an area with style.
Sturdy and Stable Tension structures and sail shades are sturdy and can handle weather conditions.
Location and Position Tension structures provide shade in areas that are isolated and areas where awnings cannot be attached.


tension-structure-over-pipe1Types of Tension Structures and Sail Shadestension over break area

We offer a wide range of tension structures and sail shades custom ordered to meet your needs.

If you do not see a style you like here, call us for a consultation.

We do repairs, covers, and speciality items as well.

Panel, tension, sail shades can be done on several ways. Options will depend on the type of shade you desire. We have various stainless, galvanized, and other types of hooks, cables, webbing buckle straps, and can run the cable through pockets. Contact a representative for more details regarding your specific project.

tension structure over playground

Three Point Sail Shade 3 point sail shade
Four Point Sail Shade four point sail shade

Five Point Sail Shade


5 point sail shade

Six Point Sail Shade


6 point sail shade
Tension and Panel Shade (These can come in an array of styles) tension structure and panel designs

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blue-tension structureMaterials and Fabrics Used for Sail or Tension

Shade multiple tension

Tension shade can have many different types of materials. Shape, locations, attachment, and stretch can determine what product is best. Contact us for more information.


Commercial 95 Water Proof

color options for commercial 95 fabric

*This fabric is waterproof knitted with 100% lead and phthalate free.

*This is material is great for commercial use, especially to screen from precipitation.

*Extrusion coated and not laminated.

*Can be stretched up to 5% making a tight fit.

*Blocks 97.7% of harmful UV Rays.

*This material doesn't rot or absorb moisture like most fabrics- meaning longer lasting.

*100% Recyclable.

*Warranty available on fabric.

*Colors include: Aquatic Blue, Brunswick Green, Deep Ocre, Desert Sand, and Natural.

Commercial 95 Coolaroo Synthesis

commercial 95 color samples

*Designed to breathe allowing air movement. This is a benefit because it makes underneath cooler.

*Great for commercial and architectural applications.

*UV-stablized HDPE Mono/Tap Construction Fabric

*Fabric is knitted which helps the fabric last longer especially again tears, frays, and color change.

*Fabric has some flame resistant.



*High Density Polyethylene.

*Produced by knitting the monofilament and lock stitch This helps prevent tears and fray.

*Provides UVA & UVB protection greater than 95%.

*This fabric has a fire rating.

*Great for small scale projects for shade and protection.

*Colors: Midnight Green, Aquamarine, Navy Blue, Sandstone, Rust, Sage, Slate, Porcelain, Yellow, Bronze, Black, Claret, Silver, Red, Cappuccino, Cafe Noir, and White.



*Superior fire rated.

*Knitted HDPE that is great for large tension structures and architectural shade sails.

*Recommended for larger products.

Serge Ferrari Soltis 86 and Serge Ferrari Soltis

*Vinyl mesh used for exterior products, commercial buildings, and roofing.

*Helps regulate the thermal effect of the sunlight.

*Can be used for large extensions or areas.

*Made with High-tenacity Polyester with a Vinyl finish.

*Comes with a fabric warranty.

*Both fabric types comes in 50 or more colors. Contact a representative for details about available colors.

Threads to Sew Fabric

The thread used to manufacture your awning is of the highest quality and doesn't contain any polyester. We only use Gore ® Tenera ® Sewing Thread.

Our thread is only the best. The thread is made up of 100 percent expanded polytetrafluoroethylene.


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Seguin Canvas & Awning, llc. is here before, during, and after project completion. Your project is our goal and with thirty years of experience, we are here tomorrow. View our work and see for yourself.

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We service San Antonio, Austin, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Wimberly, Victoria, Boerne, Houston, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, Uvalde, Pleasanton, Pearsall, Beeville, Port Lavaca, Killeen Bastrop, Waco, and all other areas in Texas. Serving all of South Texas since 1985.

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