WHY CAN’T I FIND A QUALITY UMBRELLA IN SYDNEY?

Michael Tsesmetzis
03 Feb , 2022

What's the situation with local stores? Why can’t I find a quality umbrella in Sydney?! 



No matter the time of year, weather in Sydney NSW can be unpredictable. How often have you left home to sunny skies, only to be caught in a downpour a few hours later? We don’t truly appreciate the importance of umbrellas until we get caught in the rain without one! In Sydney, a sturdy, good quality rain umbrella is essential to get you through those gusty, rainy days.
Unfortunately, many umbrellas available to purchase in Sydney are not high-quality. These poorly made, cheap umbrellas you usually find at supermarkets or bargain stores are likely to flip at the first gust of wind, snap under pressure, and leave you cursing at the warped mess your umbrella has morphed into. If you were to inspect the streets of Sydney after a storm it is likely you would find them littered with these poor-quality umbrellas, abandoned by their owners as they rushed for cover. Many umbrellas in Sydney are mass-produced and built to be replaced. Not only is this frustrating for consumers but also harmful to the environment as the broken remains end up in landfill. While it may only cost you $10 or $15 or so to buy one of these poorly made umbrellas, it is important to think about how much you will spend over time by replacing them once they inevitably break, and of the environmental footprint you are leaving behind.
So, where can you buy a decent umbrella in Sydney and avoid disappointment? When it comes to purchasing an umbrella, you will quickly learn there are numerous choices out there. While it might be tempting to dash into a supermarket, newsagent or dollar store and pick up a $10-$15 umbrella, these are exactly the places you should avoid! Finding a good quality umbrella makes a huge difference and doing some research goes a long way. Like many other retailers, the Sydney umbrella market can be predominantly found online. This is excellent for customers, as it gives you the opportunity to browse through a large variety of umbrellas, research your options and find the perfect brolly for you! At Umbrellas Direct we are Australia’s fastest growing supplier of umbrellas, and our great collection has an option for every person and occasion.
Now that you know where to buy a good quality umbrella in Sydney, it is time to think about what umbrella is best for you. Will it be a heavy-duty rain umbrella that can withstand the harshest winds, or a golf umbrella big enough to protect you from pouring rain? Whether you prefer something vibrant and playful or stylish and subdued, there’s an umbrella for every budget and style. There are even options that keep UV rays off as well as rain, which is great for those hot Sydney summer days. When looking for your ideal umbrella it is important to think about size, durability, colour, and budget. If you are a golfer, or love a long walk, a giant golfing umbrella is a must as these are designed to protect from both the sun and rain. But if you are a student or commute to work and carry a heavy bag around, you’ll want to opt for something compact and lightweight. Colour allows you to personalise your umbrella choice. While black may be the most ‘sensible’ choice, some of the most fashionable options come in bright colours and patterns. Whilst you may not want to spend a fortune on an umbrella, be prepared to spend anywhere between $25-$50 to avoid battling with an inside-out, poorly made brolly as you walk down the street.
Don't be fooled by cheap prices and inferior made products, weather any storm in Sydney with a high quality umbrella from: www.umbrellasdirect.com.au

  

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