Domestic Shade Cloth 70%

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A very popular shade cloth for general purpose applications. Hard wearing with a 10 Year UV Warranty. Tested at 64-70% UV block. Many uses around the home. 

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This quality shade cloth offers up to 70% UV block making it very versatile for use around the home. Some situations don't require a full 90% shade block and our 70% fills this important gap where a decent amount of shade is needed, but not too much! 


  • Medium grade shade cloth
  • Suited to general applications around the home
  • 150 GSM (grams per square metre)
  • 10 year manufacturers warranty against UV degradation
  • 30m rolls
  • 1.83 or 3.66 metre wide rolls


This shade cloth is avaialle in rolls of

  • 1.83m wide x 30m long
  • 3.66m wide x 30m long


Domestic 70% shade cloth is suitable for a wide range of applications such as fixing onto structures such as pergolas, fences as well as shading pets, people and plants. Use it to construct a privacy screen or pergola for your outdoor area. Domestic 70% is a high quality fabric that is easy to use. It can be attached to wood, wire or other materials using Fixing Pins or Butterfly Clips. Domestic shade cloth is also available in the higher grade 90%.

This fabric is NOT suitable for applications where tensioning is applied such as shade sails as it may exhibit stretching over time. Shade factors are nominal and may vary.


Domestic 70% shade cloth comes in  3 colours:

Black 70% Grade Shadecloth Sandstone 70% Grade Shadecloth Dark Green 70% Grade Shadecloth
Black Sandstone Dark Green


  • This shade cloth is a quality knitted shade cloth containing tape fillers. That is why it is not suitable for tension applications such as shade sails or use in high wind applications or situations. 
  • It has a weight of 150gsm (grams per square metre).
  • Shade factors have been tested but can vary from approximately 64-70%


When ordering your shade cloth make sure you have all the right accessories to get the job done. These include;


Domestic 70% shadecloth is suitable for a wide range of applications around the home. It is sold as a general purpose product and has many roles to play in creating a shaded environment for people, pets, and plants around the home. If you require further information then give us a call during normal business hours on Freecall on 1800 155 233.

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10 Years Pro rata against UV Degradation

How heavy is a roll?

The 1.83m wide x 30m weights  approx. 8.2kgs and the 3.66m wide x 30m weights  approx. 16.4 kgs.

How do I cut the fabric?

We recommend using a shade cloth cutter. They are available on this website.

Will it fray if I cut it?

No. It is a knitted fabric and uses a lock stich construction. The cut edge will be raw but it will not unravel.

Is it waterproof?

Domestic 70% shade cloth is not waterproof. If you need waterproof shade cloth we stock this product in 90% grade in Sandstone and Dark Green, just browse for Waterproof Shadecloth.

Will the colour fade?

The fabric is very colour fast however over the longer term some slight fading can occur when the fabric has been constantly exposed to environments of high UVR.

What’s the difference between Commercial and Domestic Shade cloth?

Domestic shade cloth is made with a tape filler to increase its opacity. This tape filler is knitted into the fabric between the strands of monofilament. Think of monofilament as being like fishing line. When it is knitted together it forms a fabric, in this case, shade cloth.

The difference between domestic and commercial shade cloth is that commercial shade cloth is 100% monofilament (knitted fishing line). It has no tape filler. This makes commercial shade cloth very strong and suitable for use under tension. Domestic shade cloth is not suitable for high tension applications such as shade sails because the tape filler stretches at a different rate to the monofilament. Domestic shade cloth is designed to be spread over a frame work, like a pergola, not tensioned out like a shade sail.

What’s the warranty?

10 Years Pro rata against UV Degradation.

I want to buy it for privacy. Will it completely block out my neighbours?

Shadecloth is designed to reduce the temperature underneath and is a knitted fabric, thus is porous. Accordingly, it will not provide a full visual block. 70% shade cloth is commonly used in the building industry to reduce visibility around building sites. It can still be clearly seen through and this product is not recommended for privacy screening. 

Note, due to the knitted construction of the fabric eyelets are not necessary as long as the fabric is attached at regular intervals with cable ties, butterfly clips, hog rings or other suitable method.