WHO WE ARE

Some Background

Seek Solutions are a trendsetting Online Outdoor Umbrella Manufacturer, offering our first-rate products and exceptional customer service to shoppers from the comfort of their own homes. We’re a business made up of innovators and forward-thinkers, with the drive and wherewithal to constantly update and improve the online shopping experience.

The Seek Solutions Story....

It all began in 1997 when our founder saw an imported cantilever umbrella for the first time and was enthralled by the concept of providing shade that could effortlessly follow the sun – and furthermore was made of aluminium and not wood.

He was so taken with the concept that he immediately established a manufacturing facility and began the design and manufacture of the first cantilevered umbrellas in South Africa. At that time most, if not all umbrellas manufactured in South Africa, were made from wood and were of the traditional centre pole design.

Since then we have refined our designs and developed our manufacturing capabilities to the extent that today we have two cantilever versions, the Shadee and the Madiba in four different sizes.  We have extended our range to include centre pole umbrellas or parasols, from 2.0m square and 2.4m hexagonal to 4.0m octagonal.

Furthermore, we offer various mounting options and frame and fabric colours. All manufacturing is done in-house. This includes cutting, punching and drilling of the aluminium sections, processing of the injection molded components manufactured to our designs and specifications, cutting and sewing the fabric for the ‘roof’ or cover, cutting and welding of the steel sections and the manufacture of the concrete bases. We also screen print those umbrellas that require branding in-house.

We recognise that unless the quality of the products we offer is acceptable to our customers, that we would be unemployed so we were pleased to be discovered by Dra-COOL-a, who we agreed to make the company mascot and quality control specialist. Under his watchful eyes (and fangs!), all of our products are produced to the highest standards to ensure quality and durability.