Fabric Cleaning Instructions and Warranty

Sunbrella Fabrics       Gulf Stream Cotton Fabrics

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Sunbrella Fabrics

One of the best ways to keep Sunbrella fabrics looking good and to delay the need for deep or vigorous cleanings is to hose fabrics off on a monthly basis with clear water. This practice will help prevent dirt from becoming deeply imbedded in the fabric and eliminate the need for more frequent vigorous cleanings. In most environments, a thorough cleaning will be needed every two to three years.

When it's time for a thorough cleaning, Sunbrella fabrics can be cleaned while still on an awning frame or a boat or, size permitting, they can be removed for cleaning in a washing machine.

When cleaning Sunbrella fabrics, it is important to observe the following:

If you are cleaning Sunbrella while still on a frame or on a boat, follow these simple steps:

If stubborn stains persist, you can use a diluted chlorine bleach/soap mixture for spot cleaning of mildew, roof run-off and other similar stains.

Prepare a special cleaning mixture:

DO NOT USE HIGH PRESSURE HOSES OR STEAM.

Awnings should be removed during winter months to prolong the life of your awning.

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Gulf Stream Cotton Fabric

Gulf Stream Cotton fabric should be hosed down monthly on a warm sunny day to ensure complete drying.  Keep the underside clean by brushing with a clean household broom.  Be sure to keep all shrubbery and vines away form the awning.

DO NOT USE HIGH PRESSURE HOSES OR STEAM.

Awnings should be removed during winter months to prolong the life of your awning.

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Warranty Information

Warranty extends to original owner of the awning only.

Thread

Independent Awnings are sewn with M-1000 Tenara sewing thread.  Tenara thread will be free from defects and will not be damaged by exposure to sunlight, weather, or water.  Five year warranty on thread. 

Fabric

Manufacturer's warranty applies.  FABRIC CAN NOT BE GUARANTEED FROM PUCKERING OR WRINKLE FREE.  Stress points contribute to puckering.  Non-rigid applications are more susceptible to wrinkles.

Frame

Five year warranty on frame structure from date of original installation against damage to tubing used under normal conditions.  Damage due to acts of God, vandalism, neglect or improper use are not covered.

Labor and Installation

One year warranty on parts and labor from date of original installation against damage to awnings used under normal conditions.  Damage due to acts of God, vandalism, neglect or improper use are not covered.

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