Learn about our Shade Company and what we do best.


Our mission

Is to provide shade solutions to the consumer at the best quality and workmanship, and above all reliability against the Cape's weather conditions.

So who are we?

Down to earth was established in 2001. Contracted to install shade solutions throughout the Western Cape. Down to Earth were also contracted in the UK for site supervision from 1999 - 2001.


We have a dedicated team who is constantly striving to improve on new techniques while using cutting edge technology for better installations and the best possible products shade companies have to offer.

Site Supervision

Is overseen and installed by Alton Irwin who has 10 years experience in shade design and installations not to mention 15 years site supervision, three of which where spent in the UK For advanced power developments.



DTE have successfully been contracted to supervise and install large sites like Shoprite Checkers, Protea Hotels, Koeberg power station store secure, along with numerous other storage companies who can't afford for a structure to come down on their client's assets.