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Sunbrella


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Sunbrella

Sunbrella has been the leader in performance fabrics for over 45 years now. Their fabrics are now available for all of your decorating needs and offer impeccable quality and styling, they have even earned the Skin Cancer Foundation's Seal of Recommendation for their ability to filter out the harmful rays of the sun, as well as the Green Guard Children and Schools certification for their contribution to healthy indoor air quality as a very low emitting interior product.

Sunbrella Sustainability

  • Unique coloring process dramatically reduces water and energy consumption
  • Fabrics are extremely durable which leads to extended longevity
  • Sun protection offered by fabrics (*not applied to Sunbrella Sheers)
  • Awnings made of fabric help to reduce home cooling energy consumption
  • GREENGUARD certified for indoor air quality

    Sunbrella Boat Covers

    Sunbrella Marine

    Sunbrella offers a specialized line of acrylic fabrics suited to the marine industry, these canvases provide 25% greater water repellency without the loss of breathability. These fade-resistant fabrics help protect from salt water and all kinds of weather, and because they are woven they won't trap heat and moisture like vinyl, and unlike vinyl which can produces mildew Sunbrella fabrics will continue to look great season after season. Having a top on your boat, like a bimini or cockpit enclosure will not only make your boat look great, but also allow you to start your boating season earlier in the spring and end it later in the fall, as well as providing the optimal sun protection you and your crew need.

    Care & Cleaning

    Properly maintaining your Sunbrellas fabrics is one of the best ways to keep them looking good and a way to delay deep or vigorous cleanings. Maintaining the fabrics can be done with simple cleanings and by just brushing off dirt before it becomes embedded in the fabrics, and wiping up spills and spot cleaning as soon as they occur.

    General or light cleaning

    • Brush off loose dirt Sunbrella Boat Cover
    • Hose down
    • Prepare cleaning solution (water and mild soap, no detergent)
    • Use cold to lukewarm water, never more than 100°F / 38°C
    • Use a soft bristle brush to clean
    • Allow cleaning solution to soak into the fabric
    • Rinse thoroughly until all soap residue is removed
    • Air dry, never apply heat to Sunbrella fabrics
    • Re-treatment may or may not be required, depending on age of fabric

    Heavy cleaning for stubborn stains and mildew

    Although Sunbrella fabric does not promote mildew growth, it is possible for mildew to grow on dirt and other foreign substances that are not removed from the fabric.
    • 8 oz. (1 cup) of chlorine bleach
    • 2 oz. (1/4 cup) of mild soap and/or detergent
    • 1 Gallon of water
    • Clean with soft bristle brush
    • Allow mixture to soak into the fabric for up to 15 minutes
    • Rinse thoroughly until all soap residue is removed
    • Air dry
    • Repeat if necessary
    • Re-treatment of fabric for water and stain resistance will be necessary

    Re-treating the fabric

    Sunbrella Water Repellent Fabric Sunbrella fabrics are treated with a flourocarbon finish, which enhances water repellency, although this finish is designed to last for several year it must be replenished after a thorough cleaning or after five years of use. The recommended product for re-treatment of Sunbrella products is 303 High Tech Fabric Guard.

    Hints and Tips

    • Protect the area around the Sunbrella fabric when using a bleach solution - bleach can discolor non-Sunbrella fabrics
    • Be sure to rinse Sunbrella thoroughly to completely remove bleach
    • Machine drying is not necessary, Sunbrella air dries very quickly
    • If there is wrinkling on the fabric use an iron if necessary, but only on the synthetic setting, be sure it does not exceed 100°F / 38°C by testing a small inconspicuous area before ironing entire piece
    • DO NOT use a steamer or iron set to steam setting
    • The use of bleach and/or advanced age of fabric application may impact the deterioration of the sewing thread and other non-Sunbrella components

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