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Where to Find the Best Umbrellas in Vancouver

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Where to Find the Best Umbrellas in Vancouver

After the Umbrella Shop in Vancouver closed their doors last Fall, Vancouverites don't know where to turn to find good quality umbrellas!  We've been in the business for over ten years and here are our recommendations for the best places to find umbrellas in Vancouver: FULTON:  BEST UMBRELLAS FOR STYLE Fulton has a variety of designers that create prints for their umbrellas, and even the Queen carries their umbrellas!  They are a UK company but you can find their products throughout BC in The Bay. SHEDRAIN:  BEST UMBRELLAS FOR VALUEThis Portland, Oregon company has a variety of decent quality basic...

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Custom Umbrellas for Vancouver Tour Company

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Custom Umbrellas for Vancouver Tour Company

Customer:  Vancouver Toonie Tours, a Vancouver tour company Purpose:  Umbrellas for staff and customers to use during downtown tours. Umbrella:  Classic Golf Umbrella., which has durability for high use and a large size for coverage of one or two people. Printing:  Screen printed logos in one colour (red) At Cheeky Umbrella, we are the leading supplier of premium quality custom umbrellas. We manufacture our own products so we can ensure the highest quality, and we sell them direct to you at manufacturer-direct prices.  Browse our premium quality rain umbrellas and patio umbrellas!

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Contruction Company Umbrella

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Contruction Company Umbrella

A custom umbrella recently completed for corporate gifts for this construction company's clients. At Cheeky Umbrella, we are the umbrella experts. We manufacture our own products so we can ensure the highest quality, and we sell them direct to you at manufacturer-direct prices.  Browse our premium quality rain umbrellas and patio umbrellas!

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What is a Commercial Patio Umbrella?

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What is the difference between a commercial patio umbrella and a home patio umbrella? Commercial patio umbrellas are for use in settings such as hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes, and other businesses.  Since umbrellas in commercial settings get more frequent use than those in residential settings, they must be made with more durability to hold up to heavy use. What are the functional differences? Commercial patio umbrellas are made with higher quality materials suited for the constant and daily use required of them in commercial settings. They typically have fabrics that are more fade-resistant, and frames that are more wind-resistant and...

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Custom Logo Printing on Patio Umbrellas

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Custom Logo Printing on Patio Umbrellas

The best way to add your logo to a patio umbrella is choose a fade-resistant fabric and screen print your logo on it.  To screen print a logo on the patio umbrella, a mesh screen is made with a stencil of your logo burned into it. Ink is squeezed through the screen and onto the umbrella panel.  As a result, only solid colours can be accomplished (no gradients) and the maximum number of colours is 4.  Another way to print on patio umbrellas is sublimation printing.  In this method, the entire panels are printed in full colour. The dye particles...

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